Provenance Consulting, LLC

  • PSM Consultant I - Relief Systems Engineer

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 6 months ago(6/14/2018 9:09 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Through innovation and technology, Provenance Consulting provides information management systems and services that track, monitor, verify, and sustain data that personnel use in the operation of oil, gas, and chemical plants and facilities. We specialize in process safety management, software implementation, and custom software development. We not only implement and maintain information systems and processes, but we build the foundation of these systems that ensure the data utilized is accurate.




    The position is located at our office in the Energy Corridor of Houston, TX. Travel up to 15% of the time is possible.

    Relocation incentives may be provided for qualified candidates.


    The Process Safety Management (PSM) Consultant is expected to utilize expertise in the area of process design, analysis, and operations to deliver quality results to clients. Focus is on process safety management in the area of pressure relief systems. Emphasis is placed on quality of the work product and the efficiency of work execution.  Candidate will determine the limitations and capabilities of process units and their pressure relief systems and recommend actions or mitigation plans.

    The PSM Consultant will report to either a site manager or project manager who will establish clear expectations in terms of work quality, efficiency, and technical development.

    To fulfill this role, the PSM Consultant will:

    • Perform staff-level assignments in a process engineering team environment
    • Perform relief system engineering analyses
    • Perform engineering calculations associated with pressure relief system design/analysis with emphasis placed on quality of work product & work efficiency
    • Identify overpressure scenarios for various types of process equipment
    • Calculate relief loads for various types of overpressure scenarios
    • Evaluate pressure relief device capacities
    • Perform relief header & flare analysis
    • Utilize process simulation tools
    • Interpret data from piping & instrument diagrams, process flow diagrams, plot plans, piping isometrics, mechanical design information
    • Understand and comply with all Provenance and client safety procedures that govern the work being performed


    The ideal candidate will have:

    • BS Chemical Engineering (Provenance Consulting may consider other engineering)
    • Two or more years of experience in a petrochemical plant or refinery, preferred
    • Two or more years of experience in relief systems engineering, preferred
    • Knowledge in application and compliance requirements of regulatory codes (OSHA, EPA, etc.) and industry standards and recommended practices (API, NFPA, ASME, etc.), preferred
    • Strong technical communication ability, both written and oral
    • 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 mobility, volunteer opportunities, and other programs.


    For more information about Provenance Consulting, 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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