Senior Process Safety Engineer

Last updated 37 minutes ago
Location:Adelaide, Barangaroo, Brisbane City, Melbourne

  • Join the team that provides technical advice and support to the business
  • Up to 12 month limited term contract
  • Flexible location based

Working for us

At Origin we have a strong purpose and values that challenge us to find the answers to the big energy questions. Every person that works with us helps us reach that goal. If you bring good energy to Origin, you’ll get it in return. A challenging career. An exciting industry. And the support to grow and explore your potential.


Reporting to the LPG Process Safety Manager, The Process Safety Engineer provides technical advice and support to the LPG business in Australia and the Pacific Islands to ensure that process safety risks are effectively managed throughout the business.

The position contributes to the safe and reliable operation of Origin’s LPG facilities and their compliance with relevant safety legislation, standards and codes. This is in the context that Origin LPG operate 12 MHFs across Australia and an additional 50 (approx) non-MHF terminals in Australia and the Pacific.

Key Responsibilities for this role will be:

Develop and improve process safety related management systems within LPG:

  • Oversee processes to ensure the safety critical controls are valid, including safety critical equipment and safety critical systems (like ERP, MOC, and impairment management).
  • Ensure capital project and management of change risk assessment processes adequately address process safety hazards.

Major Hazard Facility and HSE Legislation Responsibilities:

  • Complete Safety Cases in accordance with good practice and legislative requirements by the required due date.
  • Ensure the Safety Case includes site specific safety assessment for clear demonstration of risk.

Provide process safety leadership and assist the business to develop a culture of process safety:

  • Provide process safety advice and leadership to LPG teams.
  • Complete ad hoc projects and tasks to support the Process Safety Manager, Operational Capability team members and Operations personnel.


To be considered for this role you will have Tertiary qualifications in a technical or engineering discipline and relevant affiliations/memberships.

You can show, through the work you’ve done:

  • Extensive LPG, chemicals or oil and gas industry experience
  • Engineering and/or Operations environment experience or exposure
  • Managing regulators and emergency services
  • Technical writing skills
  • Managing regulators and emergency services
  • Safety Case Report writing experience
  • Risk Assessment Facilitation experience
  • Experience with Emergency Response Plans
  • HAZOP Facilitation
  • Knowledge of standards and legislation
  • Experience within oil and gas, power or related industries
  • Experience in working with multi-trades workforce

A great team to join

It's an exciting time to join Origin. Together we’re powering a cleaner, smarter energy future for Australia and beyond, always looking for better ways to deliver for our customers – and for our people.

Origin’s Energy Supply and Operationsbusiness plays a key role in providing reliable, affordable and sustainable energy to power Australian homes and businesses. We're the largest owner of natural gas-fired power stations in Australia, and generate more than 7,400 MW of power through our flexible generation portfolio. We’re also a major supporter in the growth of renewable supply and storage, supporting a cleaner energy future.

We’re looking for passionate and forward-thinking people to help, who are committed to a zero-harm safety culture, managing risk and driving culture change.

Origin. Good energy

At Origin, our focus is on getting energy right for our customers, communities, and planet. Because we know it’s up to us to shape the future of energy. Today, we serve more than 4.2 million customers, are one of the most significant energy producers in the country and listed in the ASX Top 50 companies.

For more information contact: Iain Pratt - 03 8665 7325, quote Requisition ID: 77382

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