Job Description

The PSM Safety Advisor coordinates and implements actions to ensure compliance with the OSHA PSM and EPA RMP regulations and applicable CITGO HSSE standards. This position provides technical expertise, guidance, and assistance for any of the PSM and RMP elements and OSHA recordkeeping. The position is deeply involved in all aspects of the corporate process safety effort. Provides leadership to maintain consistency throughout the corporation. Works with refinery personnel to implement, update, and improve process safety management systems, processes, standards and procedures. Communicates critical PSM/RMP related performance information to senior CITGO management. Monitors regulatory changes, publicly available information, and significant incidents at other refineries/chemical plants and revises CITGO standards when necessary. Liaisons with regulatory agencies. Provides oversight for high priority initiatives such as facility siting, safe operating limits, and safety instrumented systems, and management of change. Participates in internal compliance audits and investigations and monitors completion of action items resulting from these audits.

*CITGO is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

Bachelor degree in relevant field, plus eight (8) years of related experience


Twelve (12) years of relevant Refinery/Operations experience

  • A working or general knowledge of refinery processes.
  • Practical and working knowledge of the OSHA PSM and EPA RMP regulations required.
  • Good organizational and writing skills necessary to track and document PSM and RMP activities required.
  • Ability to read and understand P&IDs, flow diagrams and technical specifications required. Experience with incident investigation processes (e.g., TapRoot, PROACT, Cause Mapping, etc.), IHS IMPACT, and ERM EHS&S desirable.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel)

Candidates must be able to obtain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credentials Card)

TWIC ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: The Maritime Transportation Security Act requires all persons who will need unescorted access to a regulated facility to have a valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC), issued in accordance with the rules established by the United States Coast Guard and the Transportation Security Administration. Candidates selected for employment must meet eligibility criteria to obtain a TWIC card.

The following link lists the eligible criteria for all persons trying to obtain a TWIC card:

*Must have current valid drivers license.*

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