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Senior Process Engineer

  • Job reference: 934299
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: neg
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Process Engineering
  • Date posted: 09/03/2021

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Process Engineer, based in Aberdeen.


Propose and justify modifications to improve safety, reliability, efficiency, production, environmental and cost performance.

Provide support to the site and to Maintenance and Inspection discipline engineers to ensure timely and effective delivery of modifications, including initiation of cases, design and engineering, assisting with the preparation of work packs, implementation on site and close-out.

Perform process studies for plant modifications related to process discipline or multi-discipline.

Ensure preparation of clear, concise and comprehensive RFM dossiers, and effective handover to asset Maintenance Team or 3rd Party Engineering Company for detailed engineering and implementation.

When relevant, review and comment on RFM dossiers.

Ensure appropriate 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.

Ensure appropriate process engineering input to Commercial and Development studies carried out by the Performance and Growth Team.

Ensure appropriate engineering assistance to Shutdown Team.

Liaise with TA with regard to process engineering requirements, rules & specifications.

Provide technical guidance and check work progress for other team members.

Monitor costs and ensure that expenditures are within budget values.

Prepare scopes of work for 3rd party vendor / consultancy services to carry out study and modification work

Undertake technical bid evaluations on 3rd party proposals

Provide support for preparation of SAP requisitions for the procurement of materials and 3rd party services.

Manage the interface between 3rd parties and site operations.

Monitor progress of 3rd parties carrying out study / design and engineering work to ensure timely and cost-effective resolution of production / safety / integrity issues.

Investigation and resolution of flow assurance related issues.

Optimisation of start-up, shutdown and flowline pigging programmes to minimise production shortfalls associated with flow assurance operations.

Preparation of production optimisation trial programmes.

Input to Commercial and Development studies carried out by the Performance and Growth Team.

Preparation, review and update of flow assurance aspects of site operating procedures.

Maintenance of asset Pipeline Management Systems and calibration of models to field data.

Interface and coordinate with other departments impacted by flow assurance issues: e.g. subsea, well intervention, shutdown teams and production chemistry.

Experience & Qualifications:

Degree in Chemical / Process Engineering or equivalent.

Relevant engineering experience in oil and gas process / production or refining.

Broad knowledge of onshore / offshore process and production systems, flow assurance issues and industry norms and specifications.

Contract Position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 934299.

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