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Compressor and Steam Turbine Engineer (Vietnamese Candidates Only)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Ho Chi Minh City
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 13/05/2014
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The Company:
The Engineering & Project Management (E&PM) business line studies, plans and oversees the construction of the Company’s new facilities, including some of the biggest and most complex projects in the petroleum industry. Recently, Saudi Aramco completed the largest capital program in its history that included new or expanded oil, gas and petrochemical facilities, raising maximum sustainable crude oil production capacity to 12 million barrels per day and significantly increasing gas production and

The Role:
Req Number 70044041B
Job Title Compressor and Steam Turbine Engineer
Admin Area Engineering Services
Business Line Engineering, Capital & Operations Support

Position Description:
Saudi Aramco is seeking a Compressor and Steam Turbine Engineer to work within the Consulting Services Department (CSD). CSD provides Saudi Aramco with effective specialized engineering consultations introduces viable technologies and maintains quality standards. The Compressors and Steam Turbines engineering group of CSD is responsible for providing technical support to plant operations, new projects activities, standardization, purchasing, manufacturing, and maintaining company standards up to date on issues related to compressors, steam turbines, gearboxes, and variable and fixed speed couplings.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Act as the company’s specialist in the company dealing with other Saudi Aramco departments, Saudi Arabian government agencies, other companies and universities involved in compressors and steam turbine issues. Provide capital and operations program leadership by providing a recommendation for the selection and testing of compressors and steam turbines. Perform detailed analysis to resolve complex technical problems, increase revenue, improve reliability, optimize processes, protect the environment or improve safety. Act as a principal investigator in multidisciplinary investigations of major incidents. Conduct root cause analysis (RCA) as certified facilitator to resolve specific equipment failures. Develop and maintain Saudi Aramco’s engineering standards and design best practices to enhance company profitability, safety and productivity. Evaluate and introduce best practice and emerging technologies from all over the world to help the company achieve best-in-class positions in the oil business. Evaluate major long-term trends in the area of compressors and steam turbines and serve as a major conduit of technology transfer within the company. Develop ideas for major technical studies or projects to be carried out by less senior engineers. Contribute to taskforce investigations to investigate major incidents or solve specific problems. Provide engineering leadership and counsel other team members. Act as a professional mentor for developing engineers and transferring implicit knowledge to other specialists and engineers. Carry out economic studies and cost analyses of particular importance in the field. Conduct field inspections and make recommendations for changes to facilities or operations. Promote a learning environment and implement self-development to maintain and improve expert status in highly specialized technical and general engineering fields. Develop young Saudi engineers. Deliver technical presentations and write papers for peer-reviewed journals on engineering studies and projects overseen by the candidate. Actively participate in the work of technical societies, and participate on specialized committees within appropriate groups. Participate in project value engineering. Witness factory acceptance tests. Attend clarification meetings for major equipment. Identify all the requirements for installing and commissioning compressors and steam turbines, such as foundation work, grouting, alignment, piping hookup, supports, startup procedures and site testing. Troubleshoot complex gas/steam system problems. Re-rate or revamp gas and steam systems for different operating conditions. Improve life cycle cost (LCC) for the gas or steam system through improvements to energy saving, materials, design, operation and PM maintenance. Monitor compressors and steam turbines company-wide and identify common problems with different applications, specific compressors or steam turbine designs, and propose solutions to be carried out to correct and/or prevent the reoccurrence of the problem through modification and/or standards revision. Participate in standards value engineering for compressors, steam turbines, gearboxes and couplings. Achieve recognition as a compressor and steam turbine specialist at Saudi Aramco. Provide knowledge on vibration measurements using different types of equipment such as spectrum analyzer and data acquisition systems. Explain the type of data presentation that may suggest possible problems. Identify the main vibration symptoms such as unbalance, misalignment, resonance, looseness, hydraulic and aerodynamic related problems, rubs, oil whirl/whip, belt frequencies, etc. Describe the need of applications of modal analysis, rotor dynamic and torsional analysis. Identify piping vibration analysis and various vibration signature plots and their indications; e.g., time domain, orbit, frequency domain, cascade and polar plots.

Auto req ID 8528BR

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or greater. The candidate shall forward by email for review, a minimum of five engineering reports or troubleshooting case histories on the subject of rotating equipment authored by him in the past 10 years. These reports shall focus on compressor and steam turbine problems. Detailed knowledge of international codes and API standards is required to support the review of company standards, project reviews, and implementation of plant modifications to compressors and steam turbines. Experience in solving large process gas compressors mechanical failures is required. Experience in a Reliability Unit, handling rotating equipment for an industrial plant is desirable.
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