[http://www.acm.ca/innerdetail.aspx?menu_id=18&id=256] Process Risk Engineering - ACM Facility Safety - Calgary, Canada



Click below to view our new 2015 Education calendar!

2015 calendar

Our public courses are held at the Institute of Hazard Prevention founded by ACM:

#700, 940 6th Ave SW  
 Calgary, AB T2P 3T1
Call our Education Team
(403) 264-9637 or 1-877-264-9637 or email us info@acm.ca 

ACM Facility Safety recently partnered with the Petroleum Institute of Continuing Education (PEICE) to promote our Public education programs. Under this partnership PEICE will provide an electronic enrollment, administer the enrollment and collect the fees for the following five courses: P&ID, PHA/HAZOP, SIL D, SIL V, Safety Lifecycle Experience and Fundamentals of Accident/Incident Investigation. 

Aug 11-12
Sept 8-9
Oct 6-7
Nov 3-4
Dec 1-2 
July 9-11
Aug 13-15
Sept 10-12
Oct 8-10
Nov 5-7
Dec 3-5
SIL Determination/LOPA
Aug 18-19
Oct 20-21
Dec 1-2
SIL Validation
Aug 20-21
Oct 22-23
Dec 3-4
Safety Lifecycle Experience 
September 29-30
FSEng (TUV Rheinland) - SIS Certification
August 25-29
Dec 8-12
FSEng (TUV Rheinland) - PH & RA Certification
July 28-31
September 22-25
SafeGuard Profiler Certification

CHAZOP Introduction Workshop
September 18

Legislative Awareness & Responsible Decision Making: The Role of Due Diligence

October 1-2

Fundamentals of Accident/Incident Investigation
July 21-22
November 24-25

Process Hazard ID and Awareness 
July 15 
November 17

Practical Risk Assessment
July 16 
November 18 

Process Safety Management Overview
September 15-16 
December 15-16 

Understanding Fires & Explosions
September 10 

Control of Hazardous Energy
September 17 

Safety Leadership Courses: based on the work of Professor Andrew Hopkins 

A Culture of Safety: Acting on Warning Signs- based on the DVD workshop Creating a Mindful Organization    

Managing Human and Organizational Factors in Safety- based on the DVD workshop Preventing Disaster: Learning from Longford 
The Human and Organizational Causes of Accidents- based on the DVD workshop Macondo Blowout: The Human and Organizational Causes 
July 16

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Institute Process Safety Discussion Group
Occurs the first Thursday of every month
Next group meeting September 4, 2014
Click here for event details & to register!!

Lunch and Learn Sessions


The date for Inspire 2014 has changed to OCTOBER 8-9, 2014


For more event information please click here


P&ID Webinar:

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Call our Education Team at
(403) 264-9637 or 1-877-264-9637

or email us info@acm.ca 

We recommend registering
one month prior to the course
date (though we invite you
to inquire about last-minute

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ACM Facility Safety, a division of ACM Automation Inc., is Canada’s leading independent consulting and technology provider in the fields of Process/Functional Safety Management, Risk Assessment and Process Safety Lifecycle services.  Over the last 15 years, operating from our head office in Calgary, ACM has helped some of the world’s largest operating and engineering companies become self-sufficient leaders and ambassadors for Functional Safety.


ACM presently requires Intermediate Controls Engineers / Technologists to compliment a team of employees who are passionate about process safety, exhibit attention to detail and provide excellence in project delivery. 



Our ideal candidate is an early to mid-career Instrument & Controls professional who has some direct experience working with Safety Instrumented Systems, either through a vendor, EPC firm, owner/operator or perhaps a boutique firm like ACM.  You have 3 – 10 years of experience in the world of controls on oil and gas installations.  Direct field experience with the installation and commissioning of PLC, DCS and SIS systems would be an asset. 



You have demonstrated a passion for process/functional safety and are keen to expand your Controls knowledge with a world leader in the rapidly evolving fields of Process/Functional Safety.  If you do not have your TÜV – SIS Functional Safety Engineer accreditation, we will not just help you acquire it but keep you challenged applying it.


We want an engineer or technologist who is self managed and comfortable working with a minimum of direct supervision once you’re clear on your goals.  Ultimately, if you are innovative, passionate about process safety, can liaison with clients directly and manage client expectations, you have the character, motivation and capabilities we need.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and analyze control requirements for existing and new facilities (i.e. petrochemical plants, pipelines and utilities).
  • Evaluate existing control systems for reliability, availability, life cycle, testing procedures, maintenance and operating procedures.
  • Analyze specifications for safety and control systems; produce block diagrams; propose control systems & instrument bus architectures; incorporate review comments into design requirements.
  • Manage project planning, execution, installation, commissioning and system validation.
  • Complete and report on SIL Determination and Validation Studies, Safety Requirements Specifications and Contingency table development.
  • Evaluate control and safety system alternatives; prepare preliminary cost estimates; prepare reports with recommendations.

Education and Qualification:

  • Engineering degree or Engineering Technologist diploma with I & C background.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in control systems.
  • Procedure writing skills.
  • Narrative writing skills.
  • Able to work independently.
  • Able to work in an office environment and at remote sites.
  • Entrepreneurial aptitude.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (written and oral), proactive, organized, self motivated.
  • Long term career interest.

Experience required:

  • Experience in petrochemical, gas, pipeline, heavy oil, fertilizer, mining and utilities.
  • Engineering and design experience with control systems & programming (i.e.: DCS, PLC, SIS).
  • Hands on experience with operations, maintenance and engineering functions at plant sites.
  • Generation of loop drawings, instrument specifications, and cable schedules, etc.
  • Experience with HMI programming and data tables.
  • Control panels design and control network architecture.
  • Experience in Project Management.
  • Technical writing.
  • Experience in development of shutdown keys, instrument index systems and fire & gas systems.
  • Vendor experience with ICSTriplex, Triconex and other SIS systems would be an asset.
  • Commissioning & start-up of control systems or SIS.
  • Participated or facilitated HAZOP, SIL Determination or Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA) studies.





Calgary, Alberta, CANADA




Please go to www.acm.ca to submit your cover letter and resume as well as the Self-Evaluation Experience Form to resume@acm.ca


ACM’s overall compensation package offers a competitive wage, a comprehensive Benefits Plan with a Group RRSP, a 4 ½ day work week and a refreshing workplace environment.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest in ACM Facility Safety and advise that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.