Process Manager, Gas Pipeline Safety & Compliance

National Grid (https:\\


  Full Time   Employee

New York
United States

(This position can be located at various National Grid KEDNY locations including Brooklyn, Queens, Melville, Hicksville, Brentwood )
About the Position:
This position is accountable for the implementation and oversight of the company?s Process Safety Management System (PSMS) as determined by the VP of Gas Pipeline Safety and Compliance. It ensures that all aspects of the National Grid PSMS are fully implemented in all critical areas of the company to mitigate the risk associated with all predetermined Gas assets throughout US operations. The role is also accountable to monitor corporate program effectiveness, and the governance model to ensure compliance with all Risk Control Standards.
Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Engage Gas Business by embedding a simplified approach to embrace pipeline & process safety
Lead the region on process safety and provide a systematic way to identify hazards and control risks while maintaining assurance that these risk controls are effective
Develop a continuous learning environment for our employees and our customers by leveraging information contained in sign post documents using state of the art communication tools
Collaborate with process safety engineers and regional process safety liaisons from Gas Instrumentation & Regulation (I&R), Construction, and Maintenance
Schedule and coordinate process safety reviews
Support the development of training classes for Gas areas and address gaps in the Competency matrix with curriculum that are tracked in Learning & Development?s on line system
Monitor/ audit the MOC (Management of Change) process and ensuree continued use
Assist the Gas business in implementing future components of the Company?s process safety management system and then help the business continuously improve on these after they are implemented
Create a program with collaboration from I&R (Instrumentation and Regulation) that ensures annual review and inspection of critical Safety Instrumented Systems at critical facilities and coordination of the field work associated with calibration and end to end checking of Safety Instrumented Systems as well as Base Process Controllers (BPC?s).
Quality control the SIS/SIL register for gas equipment US wide for heaters, boilers, and other control equipment at Pressure Regulating and CNG stations
Transfer SIS/SIL data into the Cascade system via spreadsheet templates
Organize, attend and arrange for presenters at Gas process safety meetings
Create and issue reports with metrics around the implementation of PS measures, completion of action items, training, and other key performance indicators
Support I&R (Instrumentation and Regulation) as they embed and sustain Process Safety into their day to day operation
Enable Gas business to start building out the PS Liaisons we need to be successful going forward
Make decisions and gather buy-in for resolution of process safety concerns by holding meetings with key stakeholders and assure that critical gas assets meet and exceed the corporate standards for individual and societal risk.
Support and enable the Corporate Process Safety Governance structure as the subject matter expert on Process Safety.
Manage the Process Safety KPI process with the businesses and be responsible to report all areas of concern relative to the implementation and effectiveness of the Company?s Process Safety Management System.
Complete routine and non-routine internal or external process safety risk compliance reports and associated performance management analysis.
Knowledge & Experience Required:
Bachelors' Degree in related area OR 5 years of equivalent work experience in lieu of a degree.
Broad knowledge of Instrumentation & Regulation, Gas System, and Gas Standards
Comprehensive knowledge of US Process Safety regulatory frameworks and an understanding of the twelve National Grid Risk Control Standards
Experience in risk identification, performance management and reporting.
Experience preferred with process safety tool - Cascade System.
Excellent knowledge of the technical and political issues related to Process Safety in all states of service territory and Federal requirements.
Be able to lead senior management Gas team in the area of Process Safety management.
Present an appropriate professional image and be recognized as an ethical, credible leader in the eyes of USLT, employees, regulators, interest groups and other stakeholders in the area of process safety.
Must have a valid driver's license with safe driving history.
National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise.We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve.National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.
:Asset Management
Primary Location
:Gas Systems
Job Posting
:Jun 12, 2017, 10:48:42 AM
Unposting Date
:Jun 26, 2017, 11:59:00 PM

To apply for this job, contact:
Kathy Gangarossa

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