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Engineering Specialist - Data Analytics & Integrated Solutions

  • Job reference: 914015
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 02/05/2017

Position Description:

Client is seeking an Engineering Specialist for the development and implementation of data analytics solutions to join the Process & Control Systems Department/Advanced Process Solutions Division, based in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. The Advanced Process Solutions Division provides engineering expertise in Manufacturing Operations Management, Decisions Support Applications, Advanced Process Control, and process Modeling and Optimization technologies.
The successful candidate will have experience in data analytics, visualization, business intelligence applied to near real time operation data, as well as knowledge of Microsoft SQL Analysis, Reporting and Integration Services. Experience with data mining or machine learning is an asset. The candidate should understand statistical and predictive modeling concepts, as well as data clustering and classification techniques. The job requires knowledge of the Oil &Gas industry to understand experts' needs, language, technology, and approach to technical issues.
Minimum Requirement:

As a successful candidate, you will hold a Bachelor's in Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering or other related degree from an accredited university. Advanced degree in operations research, applied statistics, data mining, machine learning, physics or a related quantitative discipline is an asset. Understanding of statistical and predictive modeling concepts, machine-learning approaches, clustering and classification techniques, and recommendation and optimization algorithms.
You should have 5-10 years of experience in a technical specialty, have experience in oil and gas business and applications (refineries, gas plants, producing), and recognized as a potential technical leader in his field.
Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following:
Provides expert advice and assistance to Company organizations, outside vendors, manufacturers, and design firms on matters relating to his area of expertise.

Originates and carries out engineering studies to determine potential problems and remedies to existing problems resolve complex technical problems, increase revenue, optimize processes, protect the environment, or improve safety.

Develops and maintains Company Engineering Standards and Design Best Practices, Design Manuals or other documentation to enhance company profitability, safety and productivity.

Evaluates and introduces best practices and new technologies from all over the world to help the Company achieve Best in Class positions in the oil business.

Reviews and evaluates the capabilities of vendors and contractors to determine their acceptability to perform major services to Company. Acts as Company's representative in dealings with vendors and manufacturers pertaining to his field of experience.

Works on or with Task Forces assigned to investigate incidents or solve specific problems. Performs cost analyses and Value Engineering studies as appropriate. Undertakes special assignments requiring extensive technical experience and discretion when dealing with outside organizations.

Conducts seminars in the resolution of technical problems with personnel in other Engineering organizations. Writes papers for peer-reviewed journals on engineering studies and projects he has overseen.

Provides engineering leadership to others assigned to assist him. Acts as a professional mentor to less senior specialists and engineers.

Promotes a learning environment and implements self-development to maintain and improve expert status within his engineering specialty.