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  • Job reference: RMS0149800

Lead Process Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Billingham
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 27/10/2014
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The Company:
Our client is a major global Oil and Gas EPC management company that can cover small Brownfield projects to major Greenfield projects.
They are a growth company who can serve as a Sole Supplier, Joint Venture or Subcontractor. With a proven track record of delivering large scale complex projects they are a progressive and attractive company.

The Role:
Primary objective:
•To lead the process engineering project team.
•First point of contact for Process Engineering matters
•To undertake Process engineering design work in with true regard to Safety both in design detail and engineering design execution
•To carry out design work in compliance with the national, state and client asset Codes & Standards
•To engineer all design work in line with the Process QA manual and client's procedures.
•To be innovative in design work with due regard to minimisation of cost whilst maintaining technical integrity
•To undertake all work within the estimated man hour budget and within schedule
•To keep all Process documentation in a state of readiness for Audit purposes

Specific Accountabilities:
•To provide clear leadership of the process team and responsibility of the technical output & design.
•To provide definition of the Process engineering work in the Project, design approach or criteria by skill and experience as directed by the Lead Process Engineer
•To clearly understand the Codes and Standards applicable to the work carried out and raise deviations where necessary
•Prior to commencement of any Process work , a Process scope of work (SoW) must be written and agreed with the Lead Process Engineer (or designated representative). The Process SoW must clearly state the workscope, manhour budget and schedule to complete the work
•Estimate Process manhours for any job using the current Process manhour norms
•Responsible for maintaining work progress (budget, schedule) and raising change documentation where necessary.
•Supervision of technical detail, budget and schedule of Process design in Project work where requested by the Lead Process Engineer
•Liaison with client, vendors and outside parties in a professional manner
•Where requested to undertake Process focal point duties
•To plan manhour budgets and schedules for all Projects within the focal point area of responsibility.
•To manage all resources allocated to the focal point area of responsibility (both technically and by discipline specific project controls)
•To liaise with the equivalent client focal point on technical and engineering matters on a regular basis
•Quality Assurance – Responsible for working within the provisions and guidelines of the Quality Assurance system relevant to the Project.
•Safety – Responsible for personal safety safe working practices for the Project. Understand and follow OH&S procedures.

Other details:
•Computer skills particularly of process simulation packages such as HYSYS and FLARENET and in commercial software including databases, spreadsheets and word processing packages
•Experience in the development of process flow diagrams, heat and mass balances and piping and instrument diagrams, and in sizing and specification of equipment including separators, pumps, compressors, heat & exchangers.
•A good working knowledge of the codes and standards relating to the oil and gas industry particularly the API recommended practices and ASME/ANSI pipe and pressure vessel codes
•Good report writing skills


What you will bring



Technical and Industry Experience

•Excellent technical and practical engineering skills and ability to consistently deliver quality, accurate and timely work to the company and its clients.
•Excellent knowledge of the fundamental requirements of the process engineering, and the basic requirements of other engineering fields.
•Excellent knowledge of applicable local and international standards and statutory and regulatory specifications.
•Competent use of relevant software such as MS Office Suite and process engineering specific software.
•Extensive technical and practical experience in process engineering in the same or similar industry including experience in working in multi-disciplinary projects and teams.

Education – Qualifications, Accreditation, Training

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Required:
•Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) or equivalent
•Chartered Engineer (IChemE or equivalent) or Member of Appropriate Engineering Institution (or at least applying for membership)
•Process engineering experience in design/operations support related to the oil & gas production and processing industries, with conceptual, FEED and detailed design in the Oil & Gas Industry.
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