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Process Engineer

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Process
  • Date posted: 21/11/2017
  • Job reference: VR/43342
Position:Process Engineer
Location: Aberdeen
Duration: ASAP - Sep 2018

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide process engineering and operational support to the site and Tier 2 support teams to achieve the best safety, reliability, efficiency, production, environmental and cost performance possible:
Direct technical support.

Routine monitoring and reporting.
Technical verification of SCE testing.
Analyse and resolve production issues to achieve timely resolution and minimise production shortfalls, whilst ensuring the highest safety standards and compliance with Company / SHE policies, regulations and best practice.

MAIN ACTIVITIES:

Site Support:
Provide immediate technical support to site operations for process upsets and front line trouble shooting to ensure continual safe and efficient delivery of production targets.
Analyse and resolve short term production/process issues utilising appropriate techniques, liasing with Tier 2 support teams for additional advice and support as required.
Provide process and operational assistance in the preparation, organisation and analysis of site based trials, issuing of guidelines/procedures as required to ensure trials are controlled and carried out in a safe and meaningful manner.
Creation of temporary operating instructions for safe start-up of new wells.
Optimisation of the plant against current operating conditions.

Routine Monitoring & Reporting:
Carry out daily routine monitoring checks on production critical equipment and wells with the assistance of the well performance engineer as required and propose changes where necessary to optimise the plant and wells to maintain safe and efficient production.
Provide assistance to environment, production chemistry and hydrocarbon accounting teams in the gathering of data required for monthly reporting of emissions and discharges.
Ensuring data is accurate and complete, correcting any in a logical and justifiable manner to ensure consents and permits are adhered to.

Process Engineering and studies:
Participate in process studies for plant modifications related to process discipline or multi-discipline.
Provide operational and process engineering input to HAZOPs, HAZIDs, Risk Assessments, SIL assessments and other technical safety assessments / audits, both during the actual assessment and during subsequent action resolution.
Provide operational and process engineering assistance to Shutdown Team.

Safety System Testing:
Assisting with SCE testing, attending site where possible to ensure performance standards are met and defects are reported by:
Gathering of data during and following testing.
Performing technical calculations as required.
Verifying the results against the OIAVS.


OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Degree in Chemical / Process Engineering or equivalent.
3 - 5 years engineering experience in oil and gas process / production or refining.
Extensive knowledge of onshore / offshore process and production systems, flow assurance issues and industry norms and specifications.
Offshore survival and MIST training.

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