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Safety Engineer

Date: Sep 10, 2022

Location: Norco, LA, US, 70057

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Job Description


We’re hiring a Safety Engineer for our Norco, LA site who will report to the EHS Manager. The Safety Engineer is responsible for the plant’s safety initiatives playing a critical role in leading and driving business and operational objectives to include EHS, Quality, Productivity, and Cost Effectiveness. Primary responsibilities will include day-to-day duties including working with the engineer and operations staff on Process Hazard Analysis (PHA), Process Safety Management (PSM), training, preventing and responding to incidents, root cause analysis, and corrective action. 




  • Works to ensure a safe working environment for employees
  • Ensure site and staff conformity with Grace Health and Safety and Process Safety Implementing Procedures (all relevant IPHS)
  • Responsible for supporting all aspects of the site’s Process Safety Management (PSM) and Risk Management Program (RMP)
  • Process Hazard Analysis Facilitator – HAZOPs, What-Ifs, FMEA, LOPA
  • Management of Change 
  • Knowledgeable of incident investigation and reporting techniques. Root cause and Corrective Actions (RCCA).
  • Relief and Pressure device site management
  • Provides input into capital budget to drive improved PSM and EHS deliverables
  • Identify, monitor and maintain key performance indicators (KPI’s), and drive data access to the operator/craftsman level
  • Proactively identify development opportunities to build EHS expertise
  • Knowledgeable and capable of field implementation of critical safety processes including: Hot Work, Confined Spaces, Line and Equipment Openings, Respiratory Protection, Life Critical Guards and Elevated (Fall Protection) work.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science related field required
  • 3-6+ years  experience
  • Training/certification in PHA and PSM facilitation and procedures

Preferred Qualifications


  • OSHA 40-hr training



  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance and Disability
  • Grace Wellness Program
  • Flexible Workplace
  • Retirement Plans 
  • 401(k) Company Match – Dollar to dollar up to the first 6%
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Parental Leave (salaried only)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Company Donation Match Program

Nearest Major Market: New Orleans