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  • Job reference: RMS0162490

Boardman-Power Generation 1

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 29/02/2016
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (28/03/16)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
The Saudi Arabian Oil Company is the state-owned oil company of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and is ranked first among oil companies worldwide in terms of crude oil production and exports. People are central to what they do. Saudi Aramcos employees are recognised across the industry for excelling in their specialist fields. This recognition is built on an investment in their employees, giving them opportunities to gain valuable experiences and qualifications

The Role:
Boardman-Power Generation is based on our refining capacity, utilization, people management, and the use of corporate assets and social responsibility, as well as high marks in quality of refined products. Boardman-Power Generation will be working on the DCS system along with many other supporting systems like vibration monitoring, compressor control, MVC, advanced control systems and alike. He will report any upset to his shift supervisor and concerned people.
Duties and responsibilities
• Handles very efficiently the Total Distributed Control System (DCS) and other advanced technology systems installed in the oil/gas plants to monitor and control the unit operations.
• Monitors the plant products give-away on a continuous basis.
• Takes appropriate action to reduce product losses. In addition to using the on-line software and hardware analyzers to reduce plant giveaway, utilizes other advanced technology programs such as Neural Net Network Capability Models and Multi-variable Controllers (MVC) on related process units under his control.
• Utilizes Power Monitoring System (PMS), which combines digital electric power meters with software-based PC system to obtain operational benefits. Also, utilizes the PMS system to reduce the plant electric power consumption to reduce electric power usage
• Utilizes Performance & Profitability Monitoring System (PPMS), that provides the operator with a real time economic indicators (Gross, variable and net margin), to enable him to maximize his unit contribution to the Company revenue
• Perform trouble shooting and problem solving during equipment or unit failure and performs start-up and shut down of the equipment/unit safely.
• Provides direction to the Operators.
• Takes responsibility of Supervising Operator during his absence.
• Possesses the ability to take on assignments in any plant after break-in period of minimum duration.
• Utilizes PMS system to provide high-level technical operation and data dealing with operations of Electrical Distribution System throughout the plant.
• Utilizes PMS system to monitor and to reduce the electric power consumption as required.
• Handles DCS system.
• Utilize PPMS system to maximize all units revenues under his control.
• Utilizes Neural Network Capability Models (Advanced technology programs).
• Operates Multi Variable Controllers (MVC).
• Updates soft analyzers (Inferential Models) and/or Neural Network databases appropriately to drive MVC and/or Supervisory Controllers utilizing these analyzers.
• Uses Gensym #G2# programs.
• Liaison with DCS and Process Control Engineers to implement Advanced Control and/or Alarms Schemes that will enhance the operations, safety and profitability of the unit(s) under his scope.
• Operates the fractionation columns closer to fractionation targets. Achieves faster recovery to stable operation after upsets, smooth transition during changes to new targets and reduces product give-away.
• Utilizes Feed Management Program, using Boiler Plant Master Program with sophisticated equipment/devices and be responsible about the steam system management with minimum fuel gas consumption.
• Operates the control system of GOSPs.
• Collects data as alarm history, sequence of events, process variables and figures.
• Performs diagnosis and troubleshooting.
• Seeks maintenance help.
• Performs immediate commissioning after determining the cause of the trip and after taken the necessary corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence and to insure protection of the unit from further trips.
• Controls plant upsets and brings to normal operational level.
• Controls products specification and give-away.
• Performs start up and shutdown duties in complicated plants.
• Works as a liaison, if nominated, between operations and other organizations when a mechanical modification or additions are being made to the unit under his control.
• Contacts Safety, Fire Station, Security Operations, OSPAS, Laboratory, up and downstream plants, etc. for emergencies and operational purposes.
• Performs responsibilities of a Supervising Operator during short-leaves and/or vacations.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Minimum Ten (10) years
• Solid experience with proven ability to operate plants of high complexity level; at least 5 years experience in operating DCS and advanced technology systems installed in the plant.
• Experience will normally includes progression through the Oil/Gas Operator levels.
• Thorough knowledge of plant layout and applicable operation.
• Understand the Plant process and equipment and any other related plants interconnections, and know how to do the line service switching by means of interconnections piping and valves
• Proven Experience in the start-up, shutdown and troubleshooting as board man of Power Block Unit #1 and facilities according to approved operating procedures and general instructions.
• Have experience in working with various control system including Honeywell system.
Have experience of combined cycle and steam turbines

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