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Water Treatment Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Norway
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/11/2011
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The Role:
The Principal Engineer Water Treatment and Facilities will be responsible for leading process technology research and development activities related to fulfilling the objectives of Companys Technology Plan. These objectives include the development and advancement of technology improvements to reduce water use, improve process reliability, reduce energy consumption, better manage process wastes and reduce capital and operating costs.

The selected candidate will be responsible for formulating technology improvement concepts, developing plans for technology evaluation and testing, leading the execution of these activities, and preparing technology evaluation reports. This will involve close collaboration with other R&D colleagues within producing assets and Projects, and with partners in other energy companies, technology providers and external research organizations.

Provides close cooperation with Clients assets to identify business needs that can be addressed through improvements in process technology and actively contributes to the formulation of such technology improvement ideas and concepts

Leads execution of water technology R&D activities. This includes contributing to the preparation of detailed investigation protocols, coordinating interfaces with assets and research providers, supervising and directly contributing to project execution, providing quality assurance/quality control, analyzing research results and evaluating significance to Companys business

Provides responsive technical services to assets to address research needs related to technology qualification and fulfillment of other technical requirements

Monitors emerging developments in process technology by cultivating an active network of technology providers, users and researchers; participating in relevant professional technical societies and events; and keeping abreast of the latest published literature

Performs preliminary business case analyses to quantify the benefits of technology improvement ideas

Develops plans for evaluation, testing and qualification of technologies from desktop studies through to and including laboratory and bench-scale tests, pilot-scale prototype tests and commercial demonstrations

Represents Companys technical and commercial interests in Joint Industry Projects and other collaborative industry forums and organizations

Communicates results of technology improvement activities and projects through internal and external reports, presentations, and technical publications

Ensures Company's business processes are followed in the execution of R&D activities by actively collaborating with those responsible for intellectual property rights, commercial/legal issues and procurement activities

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering or a related process engineering discipline. An advanced degree with research experience would be beneficial. Post-undergraduate degree experience that could include research, process evaluation, engineering design and/or plant operations.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
The candidate must be a self-starter, take initiative and be able to work independently while handling multiple projects concurrently
Strong interpersonal skills and enjoys working in a collaborative team environment.
Has a strong customer-service attitude in providing technical support to assets.
Is a hands on, detail-oriented individual with has strong follow-up skills
Excellent written and oral command of English, including strong presentation
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