Senior Functional Safety Engineer Job at ABB, Houston, TX

  • ABB
  • Houston, TX

Job Description

Senior Functional Safety Engineer

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

Your role and responsibilities

Work closely with customers to shape and deliver solutions, and utilize feedback to drive delivery of improvements for medium to large complex projects Cost effectively execute Safety Instrumented System project deliverables on time in accordance with specifications, standards and safety requirements Provide Consultancy to customers on Functional Safety requirements and designs Design SIFs and ensure compliance to IEC61511/IEC61508/ISA84 Consult on Safety Requirement Specification documents Ensure projects are following ABBs Functional Safety Management System and help enhance this process to improve quality, efficiency and safety Resolve technical issues both remotely and at customer sites in US and abroad Design, Test and Commission Automation Enclosures, Control Logic and Human Machine Interfaces with ABB or third party Control Systems Create and deliver work plans, budgets and risk assessments Develop your management skills by working with entry-level employees Develop, select, and apply standard techniques, procedures and tools, reporting inefficiencies and identifying improvement opportunities Ability and willingness to travel approximately up to 25 percent of the time

Qualifications for the role

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science or other engineering degree and minimum 5 years of experience in engineering, working as an Engineer with
  • Distributed Control Systems and at least 3 years of experience with Functional Safety or Safety Instrumented Systems
  • Sound knowledge of engineering techniques, processes and tools
  • A strong focus on safe work practices and dedication to following workplace safety guidelines
  • A high level of self motivation, curiosity and a desire to learn about new technologies
  • A collaborative approach of working, demonstrating strong communication and leadership skills
  • Candidates must be able to read, write and speak English fluently
  • Position will be based in Cleveland, OH or Houston, TX
  • Reimbursement for relocation is not available
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US


  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Wellbeing program
  • Healthcare plan
More about us

ABB Energy Industries is enabling safe, smart and sustainable projects and operations for businesses across the oil, gas, chemicals, life sciences, power generation and water sectors. Driving integrated solutions that automate, digitalize and electrify industry we connect our people and technology to help our customers adapt and succeed. With over 50 years domain expertise, we continue to innovate and reshape traditional approaches across the energy sector with our technologies designed to improve operational efficiency, reduce risk, reduce energy consumption and waste. We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner. While base salary is determined by things such as the successful applicant's qualifications and experience, this position is expected to pay between $74,900 and $139,100 annually.

Job Tags

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