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Process Safety Facility Asset Engineer 

Reference Code: 82925 



Location: Estados Unidos (US) - Houston, TX
Job Category: Engineering
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is not eligible for our relocation program
Application Deadline: 07/29/2021




We all need energy. It warms our homes, cooks our food, gives us light, and gets us where we need to go. It also improves our quality of life in countless other ways. At TC Energy, our job is to deliver that energy to millions of people who depend on it across North America. And we take our job very seriously.


Guided by our values of safety, integrity, responsibility and collaboration, we develop and operate our facilities safely, reliably and with care for our impact on the environment. With our presence across the continent, our people play an active role in building strong communities.


We’re proud of how our hard work and commitment sets us apart and benefits society, every day. We’re looking for new team members who share our values and are ready to take on exciting challenges. 


The opportunity

Reporting to the Team Leader, Process Safety Engineering, the Process Safety Facility Asset Engineer supports the design, implementation and optimization of process operations for our US Natural Gas (USNG) pipelines. The position assists multiple facilities in maintaining system information and to ensure compliance and integrity. Excellent communication skills, knowledge of  mechanical equipment, equipment sizing and selection are required. 
This position will be located in Houston, TX. 


What you'll do



  • Develop and execute facility integrity program related activities including equipment criticality reviews and hazard barrier inventories 
  • Ensure process safety critical equipment data is current and classified appropriately in the Master Data database
  • Assess/size new and existing facility balance-of-plant equipment: focusing on tank, pressure vessel, and overpressure protection components 
  • Check and validate vendor equipment sizing, design and functional applicability, including third-party engineering design calculations
  • Assist Program Lead in engineering asset oversight of Overpressure Protection systems 
  • Advance replacement / obsolescence programs for aging process safety critical equipment
  • Coordinate temporary and permanent changes to process equipment and systems (i.e., management of change) for any circumstance that affects the facility’s process safety
  • Support Operations on Process Hazard analyses (e.g. HAZOP, What if, LOPA, etc.) and Pre-Start Up Safety Reviews at facilities
  • Evaluate equipment problems and contribute to root cause failure analysis investigations on failed equipment, develop action plans to eliminate repeat failures, and implement corrective actions, as necessary
  • Solicit internal/external expertise for areas outside of core technical capabilities
  • Follow and ensure compliance with TC Energy’s Practice of Engineering (POE)
  • Other tasks as required


Minimum Qualifications


  • BS degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering with a minimum of four (4) years of experience in a natural gas processing, chemical or petrochemical facility. Petroleum Engineering degrees with applicable gas processing experience will be considered.
  • Understands concepts of asset life cycle management, system reliability and gas compression operation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge on overpressure protection and control concepts including relief valve sizing and set point determination
  • Proficient with Management of Change process and the evaluation practices and tools required to successfully complete a change
  • Capable of supporting process incident root-cause analyses and addressing corrective actions
  • Experience with PHA/HAZOP and PSSR processes
  • Knowledge and understanding of integrity principles and their application in a process facility.
  • Ability to read and interpret P&IDs, pressure equipment data sheets, and other equipment integrity related documents.


Preferred Qualifications


  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) license


This position requires candidates to


  • Travel to other company locations for temporary assignments, meetings or training which would involve some overnight stays away from home


About our business


TC Energy is a leading energy infrastructure company in North America. We have three complementary businesses of natural gas pipelines, liquids (oil) pipelines, and power generation. Our operations span three countries, seven Canadian provinces, and 34 U.S. states.

Our 57,500-mile natural gas pipeline network is positioned in two of the most prolific and lowest cost basins in North America – the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin (WCSB) and the Appalachian Basin. Our systems are well placed to meet the continent’s growing demand for clean-burning natural gas by connecting the supply in these basins to important and growing markets across the continent. We supply more than 25 percent of the clean-burning natural gas consumed daily across North America, heating homes, fueling industries, and generating power. To learn more about TC Energy's commitment to safety, visit



Apply now!


Apply to this posting by 07/29/2021 using reference code 82925. You must apply through our jobs system at Only applications submitted through our system will be acknowledged. Applications may be submitted using a mobile device or desktop / laptop computer.

TC Energy is an equal opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program supervised by the U.S. government.

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