Industrial Consultant
Los Angeles, CA 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description
Industrial Consultant
Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
ID 2021-1544
Category Engineering/Technical Services
Type Full-Time

JENSEN HUGHES has a job opportunity for a Fire Protection Hazardous Material Consultant in our California office, Los Angeles or Anaheim. This person will perform, direct and grow fire protection and/or process safety service offerings in industrial occupancies, including fire and building code analysis, process hazard analysis (PHA), process safety management (PSM), dust hazard analysis (DHA) and fire protection and life safety and code analysis. Resources will be provided to support significant business development, and internal staff hiring and training.

Since 1939, we have been at the leading edge of safety, security and risk-based engineering and consulting, serving the most complex global projects. In addition, we pride ourselves on driving code and standard development and adoption throughout the world and across industries. We planted our roots with a commitment to earning your trust and protecting lives, property and reputation. Today, we continue to work at the forefront of the professional services industry in safety, security and risk-based science, engineering and consulting. Our Company Purpose + Principles honor our past while looking to the future. The range of services we provide are how we achieve our Purpose: to make our world safe, secure and resilient. This Purpose and commitments within each of four Principles (People, Industry, Clients, Performance) reflect our company culture and how we serve our clients within the world we work and live today.


The ideal candidate will be ready to do the following:

    Provide Fire Protection and Code Consulting for hazardous materials and hazardous operations for industrial, manufacturing, warehouse and science and technology clients.
  • Have intimate knowledge of California fire and building codes and their applicability to such occupancies
  • Understands the design requirements for fire and explosion protection and prevention systems for industrial occupancies
  • Knowledge and understanding of industrial best practices addressing hazardous materials and operations such as NFPA 33,35, 61, 86, 400, 484, 654 and other NFPA standards.
  • Conducts fire hazard analysis and Dust Hazard Analysis for such occupancies
  • Solves practical problems and deals with a variety of variables in situations where limited or no standardization exist
  • Assist clients with fire code permitting, fire department corrections and building and fire code compliance plans for special hazards
  • Provide training and mentoring to internal staff and new hires Regular involvement in regional and national industry organizations
  • Work with management and other internal BD resources to execute strategic plans
  • Informed business development with both existing and new clients
  • Guide development of tools and templates for use by internal staff
  • Conduct or oversee FHA,PHA,DHA and PSM projects Plan and/or direct process safety audit activities
  • May serve as expert, guest speaker or contributing author to publications in niche area such as Combustible dust safety consulting
  • High-level written and oral communication skills to write reports, business correspondence, presentations, etc., and to respond to questions from clients, prospective clients, management and internal staff.
  • Ability to build and execute strategic plans to grow market share, with assistance of management, and the technical, BD and marketing staff

Desired but not required:

  • Knowledge of industry best practices and insurance standard such as Factory Mutual
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the fourteen PSM elements, and one or more PHA techniques
  • Knowledge/experience in one or more of the following specialized areas is desirable but not all critical: industrial safety/hygiene/OSHA audits Electrical safety Industrial (specialty) ventilation analysis and design instrumentation & controls (safety instrumented systems) Emergency planning
  • Conduct or oversee QRA, including consequence modeling

Bachelors degree (B.S.) or higher, and 10 or more years of related experience and/or training; OR Equivalent combination of education and experience Professional Engineer (P.E.), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Institute of Safety and Health Management (ISHM) or comparable certification strongly preferred 25%-50% travel time

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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