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  • Job reference: RMS0162493

Boardman - SARU/API

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 09/02/2016
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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 that allow them to become the ben

The Role:
The successful candidate will be part of the (most admired) refinery in the Middle East. This position 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
we produce to our valued customers. A career opportunity at Jazan Refinery offers the opportunity to work with safe and world-class refining
technologies that turn crude oil into the fuels and petroleum products. We put people at the center of everything we do by protecting the
safety, health, and environment of people. We offer continued training and development programs to help employees cultivate their skills and
expand their career within a truly global and collaborative workplace to help in addressing critical and challenging business issues that will
yield to maximize the value of the Kingdom#s hydrocarbon resources for the economic and social development of Saudi Arabia.

Position Description
Candidate will work as console operator for Soot Ash Recovery Unit located in Jazan Refinery Complex which includes directing the shift
workers to perform all operation duties during the shift. You will be responsible about the safety of the plant and personnel and maintaining
reliable operation. Also, you will be responsible for monitoring the unit operating conditions and parameters including product quality and make
adjustments to maintain product quality, yields and production rates.
You will be working on the DCS system along with many other supporting systems like vibration monitoring, compressor control, MVC,
Advanced control systems#and alike. You will report any problems to your shift supervisor and concerned people.
The candidate should be flexible to relocate in eastern, western, central and south of the kingdom serving the company or for training
purposes, in addition, to willingness to work in shifts, The employee will be working for Jazan Refinery Complex.
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
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 you to maximize your unit contribution to the Company revenue
Controls unit upsets and bring it to a safe and normal operation level.
Perform trouble shooting and problem solving during equipment or unit failure and performs start-up and shut down of the equipment/unit
Provides direction to the Operators.
Takes responsibility of Supervising Operator during your absence.
Provides training to new operators in the unit.
Handles all the communications in the unit as required.
Possesses the ability to take on assignments in any plant after break-in period of minimum duration.

Duties and responsibilities
A. Utilizes PMS system to provide high-level technical operation and data dealing with operations of Electrical Distribution System throughout
the plant.
B. Utilizes PMS system to monitor and to reduce the electric power consumption as required.
C. Handles DCS system.
D. Utilize PPMS system to maximize all units revenues under his control.
E. Utilizes Neural Network Capability Models (Advanced technology programs).
F. Operates Multi Variable Controllers (MVC).
G. Updates soft analyzers (Inferential Models) and/or Neural Network databases appropriately to drive MVC and/or Supervisory Controllers
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utilizing these analyzers.
H. Uses Gensym #G2# programs.
I. 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 your scope.
J. 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.
K. 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.
L. Operates the control system of GOSPs.
M. Perform the following high level operating task during equipment failure or unit/equipment trip such as the following:
(a) Collects data as alarm history, sequence of events, process variables and figures.
(b) Performs diagnosis and troubleshooting.
(c) Seeks maintenance help.
(d) 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.
N. Controls plant upsets and brings to normal operational level.
O. Controls products specification and give-away.
P. Performs start up and shutdown duties in complicated plants.
Q. 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.
R. Contacts Safety, Fire Station, Security Operations, OSPAS, Laboratory, up and downstream plants, etc. for emergencies and operational
S. Performs responsibilities of a Supervising Operator during short-leaves and/or vacations.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Selection Criteria
Experience Required: minimum Ten (10) years of which 5 years as console operator.
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 Soot Ash Recovery Unit and facilities according to
approved operating procedures and general instructions.
Have experience in working with various control system including Honeywell system.
Thorough knowledge in operating advanced technology systems installed in the plant.
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