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Commissioning Manager - LNG
Up to US$100000 per annum
Houston, Texas
28 January 2020


Commissioning Manager - LNG


Duties and Responsibilities


Responsible for the development and execution of the Company's natural gas liquefaction (LNG) facility commissioning process. Lead and manage commissioning team(s) including the overall coordination of stakeholders throughout the commissioning phases of the liquefaction project. Oversee EPC contractor to ensure contracted commissioning related requirements have been met; to include testing, turnover and all systems are completed, handed over fully commissioned, ready to startup per requirement of the project.
* Work closely with construction staff, Owners Engineer(s), and operations staff to ensure EPC contractor fulfills contract requirements relative to the commissioning phase of the facility and that the smooth transfer and hand over of commissioned system to the startup team.
* Work with the EPC contractor to manage the development and implementation of a comprehensive plan for commissioning and acceptance of the plant and turnover to the startup team for startup.
* Work with EPC contractor to develop and implement procedures to ensure the overall safety of the facility and its personnel. Reinforce awareness of safety and environmental incidents through frequent job observations by frequent site walk-downs and talking to personnel working on commissioning activities. Advances the health, safety, environmental and security procedures and protocol of the Owner to the EPC during the commissioning phase of the project.
* Create and manage commissioning schedule. Manage EPC contractors and subcontractors with regard to all commissioning activities.
* Input Owner's interests and requirements in the course of Project Execution Plan and commissioning procedure with reflection of O&M point of view.
* Coordinate with O&M organization to ensure alignment and integration of commissioning activities.
* Review and obtain necessary approval of all functional and performance test procedures.
* Ensure the proper receipt, review and approval of the necessary operational documentation such as system turnover procedures, standard operating / maintenance procedures, spare parts lists, punch lists and test reports.
* Ensure proper installation equipment packages based on commissioning procedures.
* Provide assistance in developing solutions to problems that may arise during commissioning.
* Assist with the resolution of problems that may occur during the startup and stable operations of the facility.
* Interface as necessary with all local agencies.
* Perform other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties). Qualifications

Qualifications:


Education
* Bachelor's Degree Mechanical, Chemical, Industrial or Electrical Engineering or equivalent level of experience in related field Required


Experience:
* 10 LNG liquefaction experience required.


Skills and Abilities:
* Technical understanding of LNG liquefaction plants.
* Technical understanding of mole sieve dehydration and amine treating.
* Possesses good oral and written communication skills in English.
* Have legal and commercial sense for preparation and negotiation of contracts.
* Good understanding of EPC Lump Sum contracts.
* Ability to track and manage job costs.
* Is able to work with a culturally diverse group of technical individuals whose skills cover the range required to engineer, operate and maintain the LNG liquefaction plants.
* Not essential but understands or has a working knowledge of project management, Primavera, database, spreadsheet, PowerPoint and word processing skills.
* Possesses good management, planning and organizational skills and meets work deadlines.
* Possesses the personality and ability to relate to and to establish a mutually respectful relationship with 1) management, 2) peers and 3) the various facility level workers.


Licenses and Certifications:

* Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (TWIC) Required
* Professional Engineering (PE) Preferred Area of Interest

ABOUT PETROPLAN

Petroplan is the trusted global recruitment solutions partner for clients and professionals in the oil, gas and energy sector. Our mission is to explore with you, seeking optimum talent solutions for our clients and the very best opportunities for our candidates.

Bringing over 40 years' experience, providing experts and professionals into roles across the energy sector from Engineering, Exploration and Production, O&M projects to Corporate & Commercial. Specialist industry & technical knowledge makes our team true experts.

1000s of placements in more than 40 countries for over 180 clients across 65 disciplines

Led today by a predominantly female Board of Directors who provide strong leadership and demand consistency of service to ensure clients receive unrivalled service levels and quality candidates to meet their specific needs. This leadership ethos is underpinned by a positive and client led management structure.

HSE LEAD
Negotiable
Superior, WI, Wisconsin
22 January 2020


Requisition Title: HSE Lead
The HSE Lead will be accountable for the implementation overall Rebuild Project health, safety, environment goals and ensuring compliance with OSHA and Wisconsin regulations. The HSE Lead will ensure that HSE orientation and training for all areas are completed and up to date, ensure compliance to all relevant HSE requirements, ensure that safety meetings are held, and safety trends identified. The HSE Lead is accountable for proper segregation and disposal of Rebuild Project waste in accordance with all regulatory and site requirements.
Primary Functions:

  • Accountable for conducting site HSE orientation and training for all areas. 20%
  • Accountable to ensure that the Rebuild Project Health and Safety Plan and the Contaminated Piping, Equipment and Material Disposal Plan are adhered to. 20%
  • Accountable for attending contractor safety meetings. 10%
  • Responsible for the HSE compliance of contractors and CMT personnel. 10%
  • Responsible for monitoring safe work practices of contractors. 10%
  • Responsible for investigating HSE related violations and incidents. 10%
  • Responsible for inspecting the site and ensuring clean up procedures, waste disposal and sanitation practices are in accordance with statutory regulations. 10%
  • Responsible for communicating with Operations in the daily safeguarding of the facilities and personnel, including developing and monitoring of safe work practices of Rebuild Project contractors. 10%



Required Experience/Certifications:

  • Associate Safety Professional (ASP) or equivalent
  • A minimum of 20 years of safety experience where safety is at least 50%, preventative, professional level with breadth and depth of safety duties on capital projects
  • Proven track record of success as an effective leader and safety professional
  • Strong technical competency in developing, promoting and delivering safety educational materials
  • Proven practical knowledge of safety and occupational health methods, practices, principles and procedures
  • A thorough understanding of site, local, state, federal and international health, safety and environmental regulations, policies, and standards including OSHA, EPA.
  • Effective communication skills both written and verbal
  • Effective negotiation skills are preferred
  • Strong non-authoritative leadership skills - ability to influence others
  • Proven leadership and team building skills
  • Proven innovation skills


Desirable Experience/Certifications:

  • A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
  • Appropriate Trade designation / certification (Pipefitter, Millwright, etc.)
  • Journeyman designation as a minimum
  • Recognized participation in safety organizations such as ASHI, ASSE, NASP, NSC, etc.
  • Consensus builder; team player; mentor; credible at all levels - both internally and externally preferred
  • Effective risk management, analytical and planning skills are assets


The standard working hours are 50 hours per week; 10-hour days Monday to Friday at the site with business travel to Houston rarely if at all. The position is expected to continue until Q4 2021.
This position begins immediately.

ABOUT PETROPLAN

Petroplan is the trusted global recruitment solutions partner for clients and professionals in the oil, gas and energy sector. Our mission is to explore with you, seeking optimum talent solutions for our clients and the very best opportunities for our candidates.

Bringing over 40 years' experience, providing experts and professionals into roles across the energy sector from Engineering, Exploration and Production, O&M projects to Corporate & Commercial. Specialist industry & technical knowledge makes our team true experts.

1000s of placements in more than 40 countries for over 180 clients across 65 disciplines

Led today by a predominantly female Board of Directors who provide strong leadership and demand consistency of service to ensure clients receive unrivalled service levels and quality candidates to meet their specific needs. This leadership ethos is underpinned by a positive and client led management structure.

Sr. Network Architect-VoIP SME
Negotiable
Piney Point Village, Texas
16 January 2020


Our client has a diverse portfolio of energy infrastructure businesses operating across various regions of the United States. Their main focus is to identify, acquire, and operate energy infrastructure companies that place them in a competitive position in an ever changing market.

At the moment, we are seeking a Network Architect with VoIP expertise to lead a small team and develop the Cisco Call Manager road map for the organization. In addition to this, you will own voice solutions for operations in Houston, Hawaii, and various other locations.
For this role, we are seeking candidates with the following experience and skills:

  • 7 years of network architecture within a Cisco environment
  • Cisco certifications: CCNA, CCNP
  • Expertise utilizing Cisco software including cucm and Meraki
  • large WAN deployment experience
  • 3 years of management experience
  • Preferably on and offshore experience


This is a direct hire opportunity located in West Houston. If interested, please get in touch today.

ABOUT PETROPLAN

Petroplan is the trusted global recruitment solutions partner for clients and professionals in the oil, gas and energy sector. Our mission is to explore with you, seeking optimum talent solutions for our clients and the very best opportunities for our candidates.

Bringing over 40 years' experience, providing experts and professionals into roles across the energy sector from Engineering, Exploration and Production, O&M projects to Corporate & Commercial. Specialist industry & technical knowledge makes our team true experts.

1000s of placements in more than 40 countries for over 180 clients across 65 disciplines

Led today by a predominantly female Board of Directors who provide strong leadership and demand consistency of service to ensure clients receive unrivalled service levels and quality candidates to meet their specific needs. This leadership ethos is underpinned by a positive and client led management structure.

QA/QC Mechanical Inspector - Pipe Yard Modules
Negotiable
Gonzales, Louisiana
07 January 2020


QA/QC Mechanical Inspector - Pipe Yard Modules
Position Summary:
The QA/QC Mechanical Inspector will oversee pipe and module fabrication and provide Quality Assurance to ensure compliance with all procedures, applicable codes, standards, and Project Standards. The QA/QC Mechanical Inspector will be the Owners Inspector and will be required to work with the EPCM to verify that all the examinations and testing have been completed and to inspect the piping to the extent necessary to be satisfied that it conforms to all the applicable requirements of the code and engineering design.
Responsibilities
* Review fabricator's inspection plans to verify compliance with Owner requirements.
* Reviews PQR, WPS and welder qualifications with EPCM contractor
* Approve Non-conformance dispositions, identify any corrective actions to prevent recurrence and identify trends.
* Monitor fabrication, heat treatment, hardness testing, welding and fit ups.
* Work with the EPCM contractor and fabricator to establish designated lots for nondestructive examination. Monitor lot compliance.
* Perform random material and welding consumable MTR reviews to ensure compliance with appropriate ASME codes.
* Witness hydrostatic testing.
* Review quality RFI requests and forward to QA Manager and Engineering.
* Monitor and oversee the contractor's inspection/testing/ and modular yard installation activities to ensure the contractors' compliance with project quality requirements.
* Perform a modular walkdown with EPMC contractor and fabricator, identify punch list items and verify completion and closure.
* Review manufactures turnover packages.
Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience * BS degree in Mechanical Engineering, Certified Technologist, or relevant certifications and experience.
* Preference will be given to candidates who possess AWS CWI API, or ASNT certification. * Should have certificate for ASNT LEVEL ΙΙ RT, UT, PT & VT, or relevant experience. * Proven 10 years working experience in the oil, gas, or petrochemical industry.
* Knowledge of the Louisiana State Boiler Regulations, Title 55, Chapter 50
* Demonstrate knowledge of the pressure equipment inspection and management process and practices.
* Knowledge in the application of materials, material selection, welding and inspection.
* Knowledge and understanding of ASME Codes such a s Section I, II, VIII, IX, V, and B31.1/31.3. * Knowledge of welding processes and non-destructive examination techniques and limitations (RT, UT, LT, PT, MT, Eddy Current, IRIS, etc.)
* NACE CIP certification is a definite asset.
* API Source Inspector Fixed Equipment (SIFE) certification is a definite asset.
* Basic technical and operational knowledge of the petrochemical industry.
* Knowledge of equipment manufacturing, fabrication, inspection, testing, and installation practices.
* Knowledge of ASME and National Board Data reports.
* Knowledge and experience with reading and interpretation of plant drawings & datasheets: P&ID's, piping and equipment.
* Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite of programs
* Excellent communication skills both written & verbal

ABOUT PETROPLAN

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information on how Petroplan can help you, please feel free to visit our About Us page here; https://www.petroplan.com/about/

Sr. Network Engineer
Negotiable
Arlington, VA, Virginia
02 January 2020


Location: Arlington, VA


Our client's Louisiana-based export projects service the global demand for North American natural gas and supports the long-term development of clean and reliable North American energy supplies. Using reliable and proven technology in an innovative plant design configuration; our client's plant design will replace traditional designs as it allows for the same efficiency and operational reliability at significantly lower capital cost.

This role requires a background in building functional networks within a Cisco environment including routing, switching, and access control.

To succeed in this role you will have:

  • A bachelors degree in a technical discipline and 5 years of experience
  • Cisco certifications including CCNA, CCNP, CCDP
  • Background utilizing protocols: TCP/IP and BGP, OSPF
  • Knowledge of coding/scripting languages including Python and Perl
  • Network systems knowledge including JUNOS, Cisco IOS


If interested in learning more details; please get in touch today.

ABOUT PETROPLAN

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information on how Petroplan can help you, please feel free to visit our About Us page here; https://www.petroplan.com/about/

Sr. Azure Systems Admin
Negotiable
Arlington, Virginia
02 January 2020


Location: Arlington, VA
Our client's Louisiana-based export projects service the global demand for North American natural gas and supports the long-term development of clean and reliable North American energy supplies. Using reliable and proven technology in an innovative plant design configuration; our client's plant design will replace traditional designs as it allows for the same efficiency and operational reliability at significantly lower capital cost.

The Azure systems admin will be responsible for administration of client facing systems in Azure and will provision, manage, monitor, and decommission Azure related services.

To succeed in this role you will have:

  • 5 years of experience supporting functions and applications in Azure cloud
  • Microsoft and Cisco cloud related certifications including (MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, CCNA Cloud
  • Bachelors degree in a technical discipline
  • Strong knowledge of IaaS and PaaS services


If interested in learning more details; please get in touch today.

ABOUT PETROPLAN

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information on how Petroplan can help you, please feel free to visit our About Us page here; https://www.petroplan.com/about/

Technology Futures - Lead Downstream Analyst
Negotiable
02 January 2020

Business Development, Group Technology (BDGT) has been formed to deliver strategic value to Client's existing businesses and to create material options for renewal of the Group from technology solutions and innovative business models, accessed through venturing investments, partnering and licensing, and supported by strategic intelligence.

The Technology Futures team is a key part of BDGT, generating long term strategic insights in the areas of emerging and disruptive technology and energy industry trends, which have the potential to create opportunities and threats for client. The Technology Futures Lead Downstream Analyst will generate strategic technology insights in support of the Technology Futures team agenda, with a strong focus on client's Downstream business. This role will report to the Technology Futures Director, who is accountable for Technology input into Group Strategy and framing how Technology is communicated internally and externally.

Key Dimensions:
The Technology Futures team consists of expert thought leaders and analysts that generate economically and scientifically underpinned strategic insights and understanding that inform the C client at the highest level about the opportunities and threats created by Technology in the energy industry. The team influences strategic shifts, new business decisions and step out investments resulting from the insights generated. The Technology Futures Lead Downstream Analyst role will lead delivery of technical work and generation of strategic technology insight in service of this agenda, with a focus on client's Downstream business. This work will require input from many stakeholders both inside and outside client.
The role has no direct reports.
Key Accountabilities:
Specific tasks / activities, management, reporting, interfaces etc. Ideally about 5 distinct statements, describing the role in more detail, in terms of activities and output core to this role
*Contribute to a comprehensive review of major emerging and disruptive technologies for the energy sector, with a focus on those technologies impacting current Downstream business and potential future growth opportunities. Maintain and keep live a holistic view of prioritized technologies. Prioritize the key opportunities/risks for action.
*Lead the assessment of techno-economic and business impact of emerging technologies and likely time frames to realize the level of opportunity and risk. Work with Downstream business and strategy teams to embrace opportunities and/or mitigate risks in line with the segment's strategic needs and endorsement.
*For the key emerging technologies, maintain techno-economic information for incorporation into modelling work progressed by other parts of, including Energy Outlook team, mobility model (D2050) and other models which exist within Group Technology
*Generate technology insights using state of the art crowd sourcing, network processes and tools to engage a diverse demographic and wide set of disciplines inside and outside.
*Develop and maintain internal and external networks which facilitate the purpose of the role, forging relationships externally with disruptive technology developers and leading experts to fully understand the potential of a technology - e.g. IHS, government institutes etc.
*Maintain a view on what the competition and industry are doing in response to prioritized opportunities and threats.
*Contribute to a regional approach to technology insights that generate regular views that inform regional strategy for the client - e.g. Brazil.
*Develop close working relationships with various Downstream Technology teams (RTE, PCT, FPT, AMU, ABU etc), client Ventures, Technology Intelligence, IT&S et al. to align views.
Key Challenges:
*Managing multiple stakeholders on different pieces of parallel work
*Prioritisation of work against tight deadlines
*Working through influence as part of a small team
*Managing a broad technology scope
*Working across new areas of technology and having to rapidly learn
*Communicating complex technology concepts in easy-to-understand language
*Understanding the role of emerging technologies in the overall energy system and client's decarbonisation ambitions.
*Dealing with ambiguity
Essential Education:
*Degree or equivalent qualification (BSc, BA, BEng) in a technical discipline
Essential Experience and Job Requirements:
Specific demonstrable experience/ skills/ behaviours/ qualifications (vocational, Degree/Masters/Doctorate, professional) expected for the role. List in priority order, max 10 bullet points
*Proven track record of engineering/technology delivery
*Good relationship/influencing/networking skills.
*The post-holder should be performance oriented, a self-starter, energetic and enthusiastic.
*The ability to handle and synthesise large volumes of information.
*The ability to articulate complex science into clear client's positions, opportunities and reports. Good English writing skills.
*Proven ability to influence and communicate at a senior level within the client.
*Ability to constantly innovate in terms of approach to work, never being satisfied with the status quo and seeking out new methodologies.
Desirable Criteria:
Optional - additional criteria that are "nice to haves" and could enhance performance of the role
*Understanding of client's Downstream business
*Confidence in Microsoft Excel - there are several models currently used regularly in this role which requires the skill. Training will be provided.
*Experience in techno-economic modelling

ABOUT PETROPLAN

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information on how Petroplan can help you, please feel free to visit our About Us page here; https://www.petroplan.com/about/

Desktop Engineer-MAC OS
Negotiable
Houston, Texas
19 December 2019

Our client's Louisiana-based export projects service the global demand for North American natural gas and supports the long-term development of clean and reliable North American energy supplies. Using reliable and proven technology in an innovative plant design configuration; our client's plant design will replace traditional designs as it allows for the same efficiency and operational reliability at significantly lower capital cost.

At the moment we are looking for a Mac Desktop Engineer to support their Houston office with up to 200 internal and field users.

For this position you will need a 3-5 year background working in a Mac OS environment. You will install, configure, and upgrade Mac OS desktop systems along with providing preventative maintenance.

To succeed in this role you will have:

  • 3-5 years of experience in a Mac OS environment
  • Apple certifications: ACSP, ACMT, or ACiT
  • Office 365 experience
  • Experience with meeting technology: WebX, Skype, etc.

If interested, please get in touch today

ABOUT PETROPLAN

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information on how Petroplan can help you, please feel free to visit our About Us page here; https://www.petroplan.com/about/

Joint Venture Asset Manager
Negotiable
Uetze, Niedersachsen
18 December 2019


Joint Venture Asset Manager - Middle East - Oil & Gas - Owner / Operator
The primary role is to lead day-to-day interface with the Joint Venture, managing a team that is collectively responsible for governance and oversight of the assigned joint venture(s) (JV) in order to protect company interests in the JV, while optimizing value creation, and minimizing risk.
Roles & Responsibilities

  • Strategy, Planning, and Performance Management:
  • Work with Board Members to develop and drive internal alignment on asset-level strategy and set annual objectives for the joint venture.
  • Review in detail and recommend changes to, or approvals of, the JV's management proposed annual operating and capital plans, schedules, targets, and budgets, soliciting and integrating cross-functional feedback where appropriate
  • Prepare materials for, and analyses periodic and annual performance and strategic reviews of the JV, and implement actions arising from such reviews
  • Work with the Board Members to develop and drive internal alignment on key decisions and proposals requiring JV Board approval.
  • Actively monitor JV financial, operational, and risk performance to proactively identify gaps, and raise potential improvement opportunities to key stakeholders.
  • Support the development and refresh of broader opportunity analyses related to the asset, including the identification of potential cross-asset synergies between the JV and other assets.
  • Prepare, negotiate (or assist in negotiating), and finalize commercial agreements with the JV and partner(s).
  • In coordination with the Board Members, resolve commercially-significant disputes, litigation, and mediation with the JV and partner(s).


Education & Qualifications

  • A bachelor degree in an engineering discipline, from a recognized and approved program. An advanced degree is desirable.
  • At least ten years relevant experience in the oil & gas industry.
  • Excellent command of English (written and spoken).


Joint Venture Asset Manager - Middle East - Oil & Gas - Owner / Operator

ABOUT PETROPLAN

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information on how Petroplan can help you, please feel free to visit our About Us page here; https://www.petroplan.com/about/

Area Production Engineer
Negotiable
Commerce City, Colorado
18 December 2019


Area Production Engineer -
Why you should join us:
Are you a highly motivated self-starter who works well within a strong team environment? Are you passionate about safety, problem solving, and continuous improvement? We have a great opportunity for you to join our Downstream business at our client's refinery! Our client's refinery processes 100,000 barrels of oil per day. In this role, you will be responsible for providing technical support for the refinery process units as a member of a multi-functional team to promote a safe and environmentally sound facility operation.

You will use your expertise to:
* Optimize unit performance through defining unit constraints, solving performance bottlenecks, and identifying energy conservation opportunities to help determine the optimal operating plan
* Monitor unit mass balances, catalyst activity, heat exchanger performance, unit yields, and performance of advanced control loops to provide recommended modifications to operating procedures and operational guidelines
* Provide leadership on initiatives that will improve safety performance and environmental compliance, lead and participate in root cause analysis related to exceedances, recommend and implement process changes and projects to prevent repeat environmental events, and develop proactive solutions to environmental issues
* Oversee and participate in process safety management (PSM) activities such as, management of change (MOC), pre-start up-safety-review (PSSR), and setting, monitoring, and tracking safe operating limits.
* Participate and manage incident investigations, including root-cause analysis
* Provide technical, troubleshooting, and turnaround support to the cross-functional team which includes operations, maintenance, inspection, process controls, and reliability representatives
* Review and develop operating procedures, work with operators in implementing procedures, and assist in normal shutdowns, startups, and emergency operations
* Mentor and guide less experienced employees as applicable

We'd like to review your application if you have…
Must-haves (minimum requirements):
* Four years of petroleum refinery (or related) experience
* A Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering
* A deep understanding of refinery operations and maintenance functions
* Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:
* Strong written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to communicate effectively across all levels of an organization and resolve complex, technical issues
* Effective leadership skills which allows you to build strong, highly productive teams
* A self-starter who can work independently with minimal guidance
* The ability to assess new technologies for applicability to process unit improvements
* The ability to anticipate potential problems and check for out-of-the-ordinary conditions, as well as having a strong sense of accountability

Where you'll be working, your work schedule, and other meaningful information:
* You will work out of our Commerce City Refinery Business Center, located at 5455 Brighton Blvd.
* Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs

ABOUT PETROPLAN

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information on how Petroplan can help you, please feel free to visit our About Us page here; https://www.petroplan.com/about/

Business Development Consultant
Negotiable
Dhahar
18 December 2019


Business Development Consultant - Joint Ventures
Position description
We are seeking a Business Development Consultant to join the Domestic Joint Venture Management Department (DJVMD).
The Business Development Consultant primary role is to participate in activities related to sourcing, screening, analyzing, planning and developing new growth opportunities related to the DJVMD portfolio of investments. Incumbent will also handle project proposals of varying scope and complexity involving the DJVMD portfolio of investments and valued above $100MM.
Minimum requirements
As the successful candidate you will have:
A bachelor degree in engineering from a recognized and approved program, with additional studies in business administration, economics, accounting or a related field preferred. An advanced degree is also highly desirable.
At least fifteen years of experience in business development in the refining industry.
Refinery experience in process technology, economics, feedstock and fuel production markets, and commercial management in a joint venture environment.
Ability to communicate effectively with excellent command of oral and written English.
Duties and responsibilities
You will be required to perform the following:
Participate in the business development process from screening through closure.
Drive screening and validation activities to move growth proposals through the different stage gates.
Prioritize growth proposals against investment criteria and company downstream strategy.
Determine the scope and objectives of the projects, offering commercial and technical solutions that add value to the company.
Coordinate with corporate SMEs (Law, Finance, Corporate Planning, Management Services, Engineering, etc.) to ensure projects progress.
Work with internal organizations, refining domestic joint ventures and external investors to promote new growth opportunities.
Conduct reviews of proposals and present briefs to senior management.
Ensure that proper documentation is maintained on all the development's work

ABOUT PETROPLAN

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information on how Petroplan can help you, please feel free to visit our About Us page here; https://www.petroplan.com/about/

Refinery Linear Programming & Economics Consultant
Negotiable
Dhahar
18 December 2019


Refinery Linear Programming & Economics Consultant
Position Description
We are seeking a Refinery Linear Programming (LP) & Economics Consultant to join a leading oil and gas company.

Minimum Requirements
As the successful candidate you will have:
A bachelor degree in engineering (chemical engineering preferred) from a recognized and approved program. An advanced degree is desirable.
At least fifteen years of experience in refinery LP modeling, refinery economics, refining process technology (design/operation), refinery project techno-economic development and evaluation.
As a subject matter expert (SME), you will have expertise in refinery LP, refinery economics, refinery configuration development, technical and economic evaluation of opportunities.
Relevant industry expertise and solid experience in refinery operation, refinery technical support, refinery project development and implementation. Experience in Joint-Venture environment is preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities
You will be required to perform the following:
Participate in the technical development process from screening through closure, and develop detailed economic models for opportunity economic evaluations.
Drive screening and validation activities to move growth proposals through the different stage gates.
Prioritize growth proposals against investment criteria and downstream strategy.
Determine the scope and objectives of the projects, offering commercial and technical solutions that add value.
Coordinate with corporate SMEs (Law, Finance, Corporate Planning, Management Services, Engineering, etc.) to ensure projects progress.
Work with internal organizations, refining domestic joint ventures and external investors to promote new growth opportunities.
Conduct reviews of proposals and present briefs to senior management.

Ensure that proper documentation is maintained on all the development's work.

ABOUT PETROPLAN

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information on how Petroplan can help you, please feel free to visit our About Us page here; https://www.petroplan.com/about/

Analytical Chemist
Negotiable
Denver, Colorado
10 December 2019


Analytical Chemist
Core Job Function:
In this role, you will be responsible for providing technical support for the refining process through effective utilization of laboratory instrumentation and measurement systems. You will also provide administrative and technical support for all laboratory analysis, instrumentation and personnel.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assess and apply innovation in developing technological solutions to further advance improvements in measurement systems, capture efficiencies
  • Ensure laboratory instrumentation and measurements are aligned with all applicable SPC/SQC processes, daily lab quality audits, and monthly/annual laboratory clean fuels re-certifications
  • Advise laboratory personnel of priorities in day to day activities
  • Schedule personnel to ensure adequate staffing is available to support safe, reliable laboratory operations
  • Manage decisions regarding personnel issues to ensure that the rules of the collective bargaining agreement are being followed
  • Collaborate with engineering, production planning and other refinery operations personnel in troubleshooting and optimization of plant production and quickly resolve quality assurance issues
  • Work with appropriate laboratory staff to develop and update testing protocols, providing technical support where necessary
  • Install and commission new analytical instrumentation - train affected personnel, generate/support related procedures, develop related reliability programs and SPC processes based on criticality/risk
  • Repair and uptime of advanced laboratory electronics and instrumentation
  • Ensure that laboratory database (LIMs) meets customer needs; SQC requirements are met, specifications are updated, testing schedules are accurate, resources are adequate, and interfaces such as OSI PI are functional
  • Provide technical assistance to operations for specialized activities


Qualification/Experience Requirements:

  • Two or more years of experience in refining or a related field
  • A Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Chemical or Electrical Engineering
  • The ability to anticipate potential problems and check for out-of-the-ordinary conditions, as well as having a strong sense of accountability
  • A zero-tolerance for shortcuts, and if the procedure is incorrect, you fix it
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar commitments matter, and do the right thing


Additional Preferences:

  • Knowledge of electronics and related communication protocols, chemistry and instrumented measurement systems used in chemical/refinery industry
  • Effective organizational skills to prioritize initiatives and communicate information within tight deadlines
  • Someone who enjoys sharing knowledge and advancing the capabilities of others, rewarded in their success
  • The ability to apply professional knowledge to analyze, understand refinery processes, and support resolution to technical problems
  • Ambition and works independently while being reciprocal in driving continuous improvement within the laboratory function
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to build positive relationships with internal and external contacts in order to achieve the best results and deliver the most value
  • A continuous improvement mindset and are able to seek greater knowledge and understanding of the systems, process and hazards in the workplace


Additional Information Around Role:

  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs (process unit upsets, equipment start-ups and/or other demands required in supporting uninterrupted laboratory operations)

ABOUT PETROPLAN

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information on how Petroplan can help you, please feel free to visit our About Us page here; https://www.petroplan.com/about/

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