Provenance Consulting, LLC

PSM Consultant

1 week ago
# of Openings
Minimum Salary
USD $70,000.00/Yr.
4% - 7% annual
Maximum Salary
USD $110,000.00/Yr.


Provenance Consulting is a recognized leader in developing and implementing Process Safety Management (PSM) programs for oil, gas, and chemical plants and facilities. We specialize in services specific to OSHA’s PSM elements including engineering evaluations, risk assessments, software implementation and development, and engineering information management. We believe that implementing and maintaining a comprehensive PSM program is the foundation to a facility’s long-term success.




The position is located in Freeport, TX with possible work at other locations Travel up to 50% of the time is possible.


Relocation incentives will be provided for qualified candidates.


The PSM Consultant is responsible for assisting our clients with Process Safety Management (PSM), Process Safety Information (PSI), Process Hazard Analysis (PHA), and other process safety issues. The PSM Consultant is responsible for leading PHAs (HAZOP, What-if) and Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA) and will provide risk identification/assessment consulting. Emphasis is placed on quality of the work product and the efficiency of work execution.


The PSM Consultant will report to either the Site Manager or Project Manager who will establish clear expectations in terms of work quality, efficiency, and technical development. The PSM Consultant will work directly with clients on technical aspects of the projects and therefore must be able to communicate technical requirements and deliverables clearly and concisely.


To fulfill this role, the PSM Consultant will:

  • Be client-facing, having a proven record of building and maintaining positive and professional client relationships
  • Prepare, facilitate, scribe and write reports for the PHA (HAZOP, What-if, FMEA, HAZID)
  • Select the PHA methodology based on the complexity of the process and hazards involved
  • Ensure the PHA scenarios, consequences, safeguards, and recommendations are complete and correctly identified and captured in the PHA software
  • Assist with process safety and risk management consulting
  • Produce technical reports
  • Read and interpret Process & Mechanical Drawings, Cause & Effect Charts, SAFE Charts, Instrument Diagrams, etc.
  • Provide supervision, training, and general oversight on a variety of PSM related projects (PSI, PHA, MOC, etc.) as needed
  • Ensure procedures exist, and are kept current and accurate for all work execution activities
  • Conduct high level quality checking
  • Oversee the generation and issuance of final deliverables to the client or Project Lead, ensuring that a quality control process has been developed, implemented, followed and tracked during generation of final deliverables
  • Perform assignments and resource coordination in a team environment
  • Understand and comply with all Provenance and client safety procedures that govern the work being performed



The ideal candidate will have:

  • A Mechanical or Chemical Engineering degree
  • Five (5) or more years of experience in the oil and gas or petrochemical industry

  • One or more years facilitating PHAs and LOPA
  • Facilitated at least ten (10) PHAs with three (3) of them including a LOPA evaluation, preferred
  • Experience with PHA software (PHAPro)
  • The ability to read process and mechanical drawings (PFD, MFD, P&ID)
  • Extensive experience participating on PHA teams
  • Process, mechanical or chemical design experience or extensive operating experience in oil & gas facilities
  • Knowledge of safety systems (Fire & Gas, Deluge, ESD)
  • Knowledge of Process Safety Management (PSM)
  • Excellent skills in facilitating group meetings
  • Knowledge in application and compliance requirements of regulatory codes (OSHA, EPA, etc.) and industry standards and recommended practices (API, NFPA, ASME, etc.), preferred
  • The ability to organize, prioritize, and execute a heavy work load
  • The ability to communicate effectively through verbal and written means, and able to adapt communication to best reach the intended audience within or outside the organization
  • The unrestricted right to work in the United States

Job Benefits:


Provenance Consulting offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: medical, dental, vision, 401K, paid time off, career progression, volunteer opportunities, and training/certificate programs.


For more information about Provenance Consulting, please visit us at:


Provenance Consulting values people from diverse backgrounds, working to create an open atmosphere of trust, honesty and respect. Harassment or discrimination of any kind – including that involving race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other similarly protected status is unacceptable. This principle applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, placement, transfer, promotion, layoff, recall, termination and other terms and conditions of employment.



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