Commissioning & Start Up Process Safety Lead

Job Reference: 30584


Start Date: 01/03/2023
Applications close on: 28/02/2023
Contract Type: Contract
Salary: Negotiable
Country: United States
Discipline: Commissioning & Start Up
Residence: United States
Minimum Experience: 3 Years+
Visuna are seeking a senior commissioning and start-up professional to join our client as a Commissioning &
Start Up Process Safety Lead.
Our client's commissioning team is responsible to ensure the safe and
efficient pre-commissioning, commissioning, start-up and operation of the facility to achieve the
plant’s production and performance objectives.
This position will be located initially in Houston, TX and transitions to LA
Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
The CSU Process Safety Lead is responsible for monitoring, internal auditing, reporting and
confirmation of closeout of associated action items; on those activities that directly contribute to the
overall operational risk.
These activities include:
• CSO/CSC register
• Red Spade – procedure and register
• Procedures – initial start-up and SOP and red line revisions
• Process Upset Reporting
• Incident investigation or root cause analysis (RCA)
• Permit to Work
• Inhibits / Bypasses & Register
• Pre-startup Safety Reviews
• Alarm Mgmt. System
• Management of Change (MOC)
Participate in Pre-Start-Up / Readiness Reviews for major equipment commissioning activities and
support Pre-Start Up Safety Reviews (PSSR).
Participate in Go-no-Go reviews.
Primary interfaces include contractor CSU team, engineering and operations departments.
Lead and require strict adherence to Lock Out / Tag Out Procedures (LOTO), work permits, and
company policies
Lead incident investigations and root cause analysis.
Basic Qualifications:
• Thorough understanding of process safety fundamentals, and underpinning systems.
• Experience in leading incident investigations and processes (i.e. 5 why, Taproot).
• Working knowledge of safety and integrity critical equipment and systems, including
associated functional testing.
• Experience with structured management of change system.
• Experience in working with simultaneous operations (SIMOPS) in a major capital project.
• Minimum 15 years plant commissioning and start-up experience on major EPC LNG export
• Demonstrated Health, Safety and Environmental Awareness.
• Demonstrated written and oral communication skills across multiple employee levels and
outside stakeholders.
• Held responsibility as permit approver in a permit to work system – including LO/TO, inhibit
and override, hot work, confined space entry

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