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Facilities Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Iraq
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 04/01/2013
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The Role:
Our major international client requires a Facilities Engineer for their Middle East Gas Plant Operation.

As the Facilities Engineer you will supervise the daily operations of a LPG Recovery plant.


• Acts as the focal point for consolidating specialist input from process, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, civil, structural, and construction engineers on matters pertaining to development of project scopes.
• Provides expert technical advice to operations management and other departments/divisions as required, particularly on the subjects of piping, valves, actuators, fittings, heaters, coolers, exchangers, filters, flares, vessels, nozzles and tanks. Also assists in troubleshooting complex or recurring problems and recommends sound and cost effective solutions to the problems that arise.
• Works with other specialist engineers to ensure that all drawings, standards, specifications, manual, and data books are up-to-date and “as built” and directs draftsmen and technical assistants to carry out all corrections to reflect any alterations, modifications, and additions to equipment and systems.
• Works with other specialist engineers to carry out various duties related to modifications, improvements and alterations to be executed by the Maintenance Department. These duties include preparing preliminary designs and specifications, preparing or reviewing consultant’s design drawings, preparing capital authorization requests, preparing bills of materials, participates in preparing purchase orders, following up on quotations, conducting technical bid analyses, recommending suppliers or contractors, and answering queries from vendors.
• Supervises the implementation of minor modification and improvement projects carried out in-house to ensure execution and completion to established company standards and specifications. Performs project engineering duties (including cost control, scheduling, contract preparation and administration, etc.) when assigned as the Project Engineer for minor modifications.
• Carries out assigned duties to major modifications and improvements to existing facilities, or the installation of new facilities, to be executed by outside contractors. Includes participating in technical bid analyses, reviewing design drawings submitted by contractors and proposing amendments as necessary, specifying materials and equipment to be used, and supervising the execution of work to ensure compliance with drawings and company specifications and standards. Attends meetings with contractors as necessary.
• Stays abreast of state-of-the-art development in gas production and processing systems engineering, and provides regular advice and information to supervisor regarding new techniques, equipment, and materials which may benefit the company and its operations.
• Responsible for the support of company safety, environment and quality policies and programs, and carrying out specific duties and responsibilities related to his job as spelled out in Management system documentation, policies, procedures, local documentation, Management System Manual, Safety Manual and other related documents.

To be considered for this role you will meet the following criteria;

• Degree qualified (Chemical or Mechanical Engineering)
• Minimum of 10 years’ experience in designing, building, operating, monitoring and maintaining production and processing equipment and associated systems in the petroleum industry. Includes 4 years in multi-discipline project environment, with good skills in organization of work, planning, and scheduling of activities.
• Experience on a LPG/Gas processing facility.

Excellent Salary and Package on offer.
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