Process Safety Consultant- Chemical Engineer

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Experienced Engineering and Consulting


Jensen Hughes has a job opportunity for a Lead Process Safety Consultant working from the downtown Chicago, IL office.  This person will perform, direct and grow engineering service offerings in industrial occupancies, including process hazard analysis (PHA), process safety management (PSM), dust hazard analysis (DHA) and Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA). Resources will be provided to support significant business development, and internal staff hiring and training.


  • Business development with both existing and new clients
  • Work with management and other internal BD resources to execute strategic plans
  • Regular involvement in regional and national industry organizations
  • Guide development of tools and templates for use by internal staff
  • Provide training and mentoring to internal staff and new hires
  • Conduct or oversee PHA, DHA, QRA and PSM projects
  • Plan and direct process safety audit activities
  • May serve as expert, guest speaker or contributing author to publications in niche area


  • High-level written and oral communication skills to write reports, business correspondence, presentations, etc., and to respond to questions from clients, prospective clients, management and internal staff.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the fourteen PSM elements, and one or more PHA techniques.
  • Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where limited or no standardization exists
  • Knowledge/experience in one or more of the following specialized areas is desirable but not critical: ​
    • Industrial safety / hygiene / OSHA audits
    • Electrical safety
    • Industrial (specialty) ventilation analysis and design
    • Instrumentation & controls (safety instrumented systems)
    • Emergency planning
    • Conduct or oversee QRA, including consequence modeling
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) or higher, and 5 or more years of related experience and/or training; OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Institute of Safety and Health Management (ISHM) or comparable certification strongly preferred
  • 25%-35% travel time


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