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Senior Process Safety Management (PSM) Engineer


Krotz Springs, LA, US, 70750

Delek US Holdings, Inc. is a diversified downstream energy company with assets in petroleum refining, logistics, renewable fuels and convenience store retailing.  The refining assets consist of refineries operated in Tyler and Big Spring, Texas, El Dorado, Arkansas and Krotz Springs, Louisiana with a combined nameplate crude throughput capacity of 302,000 barrels per day.


The logistics operations primarily consist of Delek Logistics Partners, LP.  Delek US Holdings, Inc.and its affiliates own approximately 63% (including the 2 percent general partner interest) of Delek Logistics Partners, LP.  Delek Logistics Partners, LP (NYSE:DKL) is a growth-oriented master limited partnership focused on owning and operating midstream energy infrastructure assets.


The convenience store retail business is the largest 7-Eleven licensee in the United States and operates approximately 300 convenience stores in central and west Texas and New Mexico.

POSITION OVERVIEW (General Description): 


Responsible for the direct support to the refinery in Process Safety/Risk Management Plan to attain production, quality, cost, safety, and environmental goals.  This position requires expertise in PHAs of existing and new process/projects, developing and implementing PSM/RMP programs, leading investigations, and root cause analyses, assessing PSM/RMP and reliability systems, and assessing equipment reliability systems.  Serves as the subject matter expert on facilty siting, PSVs, pressure relief and flare studies.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership, counsel and technical assistance to the refinery departments in the field of process safety to attain production and environmental goals.
  • Develops PSM/RMP KPIs to drive improvement throughout the refinery.
  • Leads and documents the PHA/hazard evaluations of each phase of projects.
  • Participates in Layer of Protection Analyses (LOPA) for process units, including assisting with identification and application of independent protection layers per refinery procedures.
  • Conducts PSV design basis reviews and performs relief calculations as required.
  • Ensures refinery policies for SIS are consistent with regulatory requirements.
  • Works with site maintenance to perform safety system proof test procedures in the refinery.
  • Develops and maintains refinery units IPL and safety critical equipment lists as identified in PHA and LOPA reviews to ensure refinery requirements and design specifications are met for SIS and other safety critical equipment.
  • Assists with the design and review of refinery loss prevention systems such as emergency isolation valves (EIVs) and fire protection systems.
  • Works with the Unit Engineers and Operations to develop preliminary AFEs to resolve PSM/RMP recommendation in accordance with the company’s risk criteria.
  • Lead incident investigations and root cause analysis.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



Leadership Capabilities:

  • Must be able to provide recommendations and guidance to refinery management and employees on Process Safety.
  • Must have good communication skills both written and oral.
  • Must be able to lead investigations, PHAs and LOPAs and provide recommendation on corrective actions.


Culture Fit & Alignment to Delek’s Core Values:

  • Safety of employees, community and environmental excellenct and compliance must be some of the priorities of this position.
  • Must make integrity in recommendations a top goal.


  • Organizational Impact:
  • Recommendations and technical assistance can impact not only the facility but the community we operate in.



Minimum Required Education: 

  • Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering preferred but other disciplines will be considered.


Minimum Required Experience: 

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in engineering, refinery operations, and/or maintenance with applied experience in Process Safety Management (PSM).  Must be computer proficient.

Work Space

  • Must be able to work in a refinery environment including in process areas as required.  Must be able to wear fire retardant clothing, steel toe foot wear and other PPE as required.  Must be able to attend meetings for extended periods of time. The position is subject to environmental elements.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.


It’s an exciting time to join Delek. We’re on a mission to attract, retain, and engage the best and brightest talent – those who are great team players and leaders who make it their first priority to serve. 

  • We are performance driven
  • We value a passion for excellence
  • We value teamwork
  • We value and reward hard work and dedication

Delek US offers the opportunity to provide you with more than a job – we want to help you build a career. 

Since our inception, our ability to hire the right people for the job has served us well, resulting in an impressive record of consistent growth and profitability. With more than 3,500 employees in nine states, we have brought together a diverse team of professionals passionate about investing their time and expertise in one of the most dynamic downstream energy companies in the market today. 

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