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DCS Operator Process

  • Job reference: 914614
  • Location: India
  • Salary: USD40 - USD41 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Chemical Engineering, Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 03/11/2017

Position: Associate Process Engineer/ Technologist (Operations)
Supervises: Plant Operators
The Lead Operator is a plant operator who also has additional supervisory responsibilities for plant operators. The Lead Operator plays a leadership role in all facets of IH2 5000 production and related loading/unloading operations while ensuring compliance with environmental, health and safety policies. Works with Plant Manager and Plant Engineer(s) to plan and schedule all plant operations.
Job Summary
* Must be qualified to operate all plant equipment
* Monitors process operating parameters and utility infrastructure operations (i.e. boilers, water treatment, vacuum system, etc.)
* Monitors and operates computerized plant control system
* Ensures field operators makes multiple daily plant rounds checking equipment for possible problems, sampling and other assigned duties
* Recommends preventative maintenance or repair and ensures required maintenance/calibration is scheduled in a timely manner
* Troubleshoots process problems and takes appropriate corrective action, on own and in conjunction with Process Lead
* Directs and monitors Plant Operators' daily work assignments (other than normal rounds above), and provide assistance when needed
* Provides feedback continually on positive and negative employee performance
* Communicates shift change information with / between Plant Operators
* Direct supervision of work performed by vendors and contractors, can will issue permits for non-emergency work
* Assists Unit Engineer/Process lead with facility operator training and planning daily operations
* Ensure compliance with all environmental, health and safety policies and objectives
* The lead operator will develop procedures for unit operation, not already in existence, for approval by Unit Engineer
* Lead operators will review all new procedures as part of training MOC and have input into new procedures
* The lead operator will train client lead operators in the IH2 5000 Unit operations.

Education and Basic Requirements
B.E./ B.Tech (Chemical Engineering)/ AMIChE with atleast 7 to 10 years experience in plant operations preferable with medium pressure Hydrogen handling
* Computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Email, ability to learn company‐specific programs)
* 7+ years experience in a process plant environment, preferably in a refining background with hydrogenation
* 4+ years experience in a lead/supervisory role
* Experience working in a small plant environment
* Experience working with and troubleshooting the following:
o rotating equipment
o Process equipment
o heat transfer equipment
o Automated valves
o Level instrumentation
o utility infrastructure (boilers, cooling tower, air compressors, vacuum system, water treatment, etc.)
* Experience working with Process and Equipment Controls - VFDs, computerized plant and equipment controls such as PLC or DCS, etc.
* Experience working with distillation and hydrogenation reactors is a significant plus
* Able to read and understand piping diagrams, process and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs) and other technical documents
* Able to lead team members and assign work orders
* Able to recognize, evaluate and lead employee performance
* Able to communicate with internal company personnel, external vendors and client effectively
* Able to make routine decisions within a predetermined scope of authority
* Able to exercise independent judgment prior to consultation with Process Lead/Unit engineer
* Must have a hands‐on, lead‐by‐example approach to working conditions
* Exposure to heights, noise, extreme weather conditions, and areas where hazardous chemicals are present
* Must be able to work all shifts / schedules as needed within local regualtions
* Ability to adapt to changing situations and to handle competing demands with flexibility
* Must be willing to be doing field jobs continuously.

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.