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Explosion Hazard Analyst / Lead Engineer

Company: American Bureau of Shipping
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

ABS Consulting's Extreme Loads and Structural Risk Division is seeking an experienced Explosion Hazard Analyst to join our team.
ABS Consulting is a worldwide multi-discipline industry leader in risk assessment, hazard mitigation, and management planning for natural, process, or threat related hazards. The Extreme Loads group has unique capabilities and extensive experience in the analysis and design of facilities subject to extreme loads including:

  • Facility Siting Analysis
  • Quantitative Risk Assessment
  • Fire & Explosion Risk Assessments
  • Explosion, Fire and Toxic Modeling
  • Explosion Testing and Similitude Modeling
  • Advanced Finite Element Analysis: Nonlinear static, Nonlinear transient dynamic
  • Advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics Analyses
  • Root Cause Analysis & Incident Investigations

    Work will normally be performed in an office environment. Duties may include outside assignments which may include limited travel. Work tasks may involve manual labor in an industrial setting on an as needed basis.
    Location: San Antonio, TX (preferred), Houston, TX, or remote (for the right candidate)

    • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical/Chemical Engineering.
    • Coursework in fluid dynamics and energy emphasis.
    • Experience conducting fire/toxic/explosion hazards analysis.
    • Experience performing consequence modeling using DNV PHAST.
    • Experience performing CFD modeling of dispersion/explosion using GEXCON FLACS.
    • Working knowledge of facility siting and/or fire & explosion risk analysis (FERA)
    • Experience writing reports and delivering technical presentations to clients.
    • Must be a US citizen.


      • Master's degree Mechanical/Chemical Engineering.
      • Experience performing Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA) of Major Accident Hazards.
      • Experience with CFD modeling using ANSYS Fluent, Star-CCM+, COMSOL, or equivalent
      • Programming/scripting experience (.NET, Python, VBA)
      • Project management experience
      • Experience working as Consulting Engineer

        ABS Group is committed to the equal employment opportunity of its employees and prohibits discrimination against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or veteran status, or other non-work-related characteristics that may be protected under the law of the Federal Government or specific state employment laws.

        ABS Group

Keywords: American Bureau of Shipping, San Antonio , Explosion Hazard Analyst / Lead Engineer, Engineering , San Antonio, Texas

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