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Fire and Explosion Risk Consultant

Houston, TX 77079

Posted: 04/19/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Engineering Job Number: 22620 Pay Rate: $140,000

Job Description

A world-leading company in the field of safety & risk management and advanced dispersion, explosion, and fire modeling is looking for a Fire and Explosion Risk Consultant to support its consulting business in the US and the global business, as required. The ideal candidate is a highly organized self-starter with a strong technical background in combustion and/or fire dynamics. Interacting with clients, the new team member will positively impact the business by effectively performing job functions while exercising discretion, diplomacy, and good judgment.
Salary + Additional Benefits: 
  • $140,000
  • 100% Company Paid Medical Premiums
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • 401K 

Location: Houston, TX
Type of Position: Direct Hire

  • Use empirical and CFD-based dispersion, explosion, and fire models to perform consequence studies.
  • Perform quantitative and qualitative risk analysis and assessments.
  • Write technical reports.
  • Verbally interact with and present findings to clients.
  • Support company US marketing and business development efforts.

  • Experience with both empirical and CFD-based dispersion, explosion, and fire consequence studies
  • Experience with hazard consequence analysis, such as deflagration and explosion dynamics, explosion overpressure effects, unconfined vapor cloud explosions, BLEVEs, and flame radiation
  • Strong technical background in combustion and/or fire dynamics
  • Notable experience with requirements for siting studies or fire & blast studies such as: API 752/753/756, US 49 CFR 193 Subpart B, NFPA 59A (2001+), ISO 17776:2002, ISA-TR84.00.07, CAP437/HSAC RP 161/162, API RP 521
  • Familiar with typical processes and hazards encountered in refineries, offshore installations, and LNG facilities, including various treatment and liquefaction processes and actual operational concerns
  • Experience performing quantitative and qualitative risk analysis and assessments
  • High quality written and verbal communication skills in English (both for general communications and technical reports)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized, and a self-starter 
  • Able to work under critical time deadlines and to re-evaluate priorities while exercising discretion, diplomacy, and good judgment
  • Experienced in market research, segmentation, and building a sales pipeline with a track record of identifying and closing competitive deals
  • Experienced in managing complex projects and maintaining organization and quality under schedule pressure
  • Strong MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) skills
  • Knowledge, familiarity, and contacts with operators and EPCs; existing relationship(s) with US regulators such as Coast Guard, PHMSA & FERC will be advantageous

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within one week of submitting your application.

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