Principal Consultant - Safety Risk (MId -Senior Level) at Environmental Resources Management Southwest Inc in Houston, Texas

Posted in General Business 13 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

ERM is seeking a Safety and Risk Consultant to join our team to play a key role in our growing Technical Risk Team.  We are looking for focused and energetic professionals to bring their safety technical capabilities to help the worlds’ most dynamic companies in the tech, manufacturing, power, entertainment, construction, chemical, and energy sectors tackle some of their most important safety challenges.


  • Help develop and implement innovative Safety & Risk programs and strategies that support clients in managing their safety and compliance risks, in areas such as construction, safety management systems, process safety and risk management, and SIF prevention

  • Assess regulatory compliance across various safety programs through audits and review of client programs and systems

  • Support development and implementation of safety management systems and programs for clients.

  • Support client process safety programs by conducting Audits, PHAs, and program development activities

  • Support construction capital projects providing PSSR and MI verification audits.

  • Provide asset integrity and operational risk support for M&A client needs

  • Support our clients’ desire to improve safety performance by providing training, field coaching, and targeted assessments

  • Develop an understanding of how your work affects our clients’ business objectives and help them achieve these objectives.

  • Build client relationships and nurture repeat business by continuously striving to exceed their expectations.

  • Participate as an enthusiastic team member on project teams and effectively complete assignments.

  • Learn and grow as a safety professional through frequent internal and external training as well as exposure to interesting projects and advanced customer experiences.


  • At least 7 years relevant industry experience working on risk management, Process Safety, SIF management, and similar programs preferably in chemicals, O&G, or other high hazard industry.

  • Be passionate about safety performance improvement and have substantial experience developing and delivering world-class management systems and supporting implementation. 

  • BS or MS degree in Chem E, Mech E, or similar discipline. 

  • Skill and experience in the programs below is highly desirable.

    • Process Safety related programs (writing, managing, critiquing) – PHA, MOC, PSI, procedures, etc

    • Regulatory support and audits PSM, RMP, SEMS

    • Executing workshops – PHA, Bow Tie, HAZID

    • SIF management, High Hazard Industry support

    • Incident Investigation

    • Safety Case

    • Modeling, QRA, facility siting, API 752,753

  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting, with guidance and direction.  Ability to be adaptable, deal with ambiguity, and flexible to changing situations, able to think outside the box, and to identify and respond rapidly to safety issues in field locations.

  • Be able to mentor and develop others

  • Professionally attentive with an understanding of business acumen, business strategies and a desire for team collaboration.

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, MS Office computer, and analytical skills; experienced in writing technical reports.

  • Willingness to travel, both within the United States and to international locations in support of client programs.  Up to 50% travel may be required. Must have a valid passport.

  • Strong work ethic with a passion to learn, grow, and thrive.

Who We Are:

As the largest global pure play sustainability consultancy, we partner with the world’s leading organizations, creating innovative solutions to sustainability challenges and unlocking commercial opportunities that meet the needs of today while preserving opportunity for future generations.

At ERM we know that creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment is an essential part of making our company a great place to build a career. We also see our diversity as a strength that helps us create better solutions for our clients. Our diverse team of world-class experts supports clients across the breadth of their organizations to operationalize sustainability, underpinned by our deep technical expertise in addressing their environmental, health, safety, risk and social issues. We call this capability our “boots to boardroom” approach for its comprehensive service model that allows ERM to develop strategic and technical solutions that advance objectives on the ground or at the executive level.


Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. 

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

ERM is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. 

Thank you for your interest in ERM!

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