Tesoro Process Safety Engineer in Carson, California

Requisition ID: 38141


Provides engineering support for refinery’s process safety program to ensure compliance with company standards and regulatory requirements. Provides technical guidance/assistance with hazard identification, risk assessment and development and implementation of risk mitigation solutions.

  1. Develops and maintains refinery’s process safety management (PSM) program ensuring compliance with company and regulatory standards (OSHA Process Safety Management, EPA Risk Management Program). Advises on interpretation and application of standards.

  2. Provides engineering support and technical guidance/assistance on application of process safety technology in areas such as facility siting modeling, portable building placement, PHA (process hazard analysis), MOC (management of change). Develops and maintains refinery’s process safety information such as, but not limited to, chemical compatibility matrixes, safe upper and lower operating limits and consequences of deviations, materials of construction, relief system design, safety system documentation.

  3. Stewards refinery’s risk reduction efforts driving improvement and consistency in application of standards. Facilitates site’s development and completion of risk assessments. Supports capital projects in areas of design consulting and technical quality assurance.

  4. Analyzes refinery’s safety incident and near miss performance utilizing risk assessment methodologies and risk quantification tools, such as, but not limited to FMEA (Failure Mode Effects Analysis), RCFA (Root Cause Failure Analysis), LOPA (Layer of Protection Analysis). Develops reports, communicates results and advocates risk-based solutions.

  5. Develops and delivers on process safety management topics such as, but not limited to, risk assessment, process safety in design, safe operating practices.



• Minimum undergraduate chemical engineering degree required.


• Minimum of 10 years of various refinery process unit technologies in a Process engineering and/or Operations support role. Process engineering role may have included providing troubleshooting assistance, process improvement and/or optimization opportunities.

Tesoro Corporation, a Fortune 100 company, is a leading independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products with a strategically focused presence in the western United States. Tesoro, through our subsidiaries, owns and operates six refineries with a combined capacity of over 875,000 barrels per day. Our retail-marketing system includes over 2,300 retail stations under the ARCO®, Shell®, Exxon®, Mobil®, USA Gasoline™ and Tesoro® brands. Our full-service logistics business, a limited partnership formed by Tesoro Corporation as Tesoro Logistics LP (TLLP), owns and operates 3,500 miles of crude oil, refined products and natural gas pipelines; 28 crude oil and refined products truck and marine terminals; 15 million barrels of storage capacity; and four natural gas processing complexes. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, our operations span 18 states.

Our strength lies in our investment in employees and in their future. We measure success not only by the products we bring to our customers, or the financial results we deliver to our shareholders, but also by remaining true to our core values of safety and environmental stewardship, respect and integrity.

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Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

EOE: Race / Sex / Veteran / Disability

Posting Notes: || Carson || California || United States (US) || SF:LI-JC-1 || |Refinery Operations || 90810 ||