Heater Specialist Engineer


Petroplan is seeking to hire Heater Specialist Engineer for one of its clients.

Job purpose:

The primary role will be to provide technical support to operating facilities, projects, technology deployment, and talent development of young Engineers. Also, will conduct special studies and analysis in a specialized asset integrity field.

Job requirements:

  • You must hold a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or a related field.
  • You should have a minimum of 15 years' experience across the refinery and/or petrochemical, with minimum 7 years in Fired Equipment specialty. You must have worked within Hydrocarbon Facilities (preferably Refineries).
  • A broad set of skills and knowledge encompassing fired heaters, flares, incinerators, boilers, SCRs, and similar systems including auxiliaries, related to Refining, NGL, and petrochemical industries.
  • Deep code knowledge of ASME Section VIII Divisions 1 & 2, ASME Section I, API-530, API-535, API-537, API-560, API-579, API-936 and NFPA standards, etc. applicable to fired equipment.
  • Significant experience in inspection and failure analysis of fired equipment.
  • Knowledge of basic and advanced NDE techniques related to fired equipment.
  • Deep understanding of remaining life calculations of heater tubes.
  • Understanding of Refractory design and repair is desirable.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.