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  • Job reference: RMS0104139

Sr. Flare and Relief Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Rijswijk
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/03/2012
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The Company:
Our client is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with around 93,000 employees in more than 90 countries and territories. Their innovative approach ensures they are ready to help tackle the challenges of the new energy future.

The Role:
We are looking for a Senior Relief and Flare Engineer to join our client in Rijswijk.

You will provide engineering support to existing facilities within the following area;

Flare and Pressure Relief Systems
- Development, design and specification of adequate safeguarding systems to prevent overpressure of plant equipment. The work area ranges from relief valve to flare tip
- Technical assistance on all aspects of design, operational and structural improvements of these systems
- Providing advice on day-to-day problem troubleshooting of Flare and relief Systems with a strong emphasis on safety
- Sizing and selection of relief devices in accordance the relevant codes and recommended practices
- Performing flare hydraulic calculations (needed both for new plant design and plant modifications), both vapour and 2-phase
- Supports the ongoing development of updated software packages and interfaces for BACKPRES
- Performing thermal radiation assessments and/or dispersion calculations of flare stacks
- Evaluation, development and maintenance of the software tools for sizing and hydraulic calculations. Training of clients on our methods and tools

Part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will have excellent communication, advocacy and influencing skills supported by experience in delivering through others. We are seeking a contractor that listens and queries to understand customer problems, analyses and can identify appropriate solutions to address these problems.

You will be fluent in the English language and experienced working with people from different cultures and backgrounds. Have good organizational and relationship skills. Be self motivated to learn and can quickly adapt to changing situations. Results oriented and customer focused will be essential .

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
You’ll have BSc (or higher) in mechanical, chemical or process engineering. Significant professional experience in directly supporting manufacturing locations or (E&P) exploration & production locations is required.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Knowledgeable of pressure relief standards (ASME Section VIII Code, API-520, 521, 2000 or related standards)
- Flare and relief system design (specifically the ability to identify relief scenarios and quantify the relief loads)
- Hazard identification work processes and risk assessment
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