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Integrated Activity Planning Engineer
Negotiable
18 February 2019


Looking for Candidates with 7 years experience as Integrated Planning Engineer from Oil and Gas Companies.
Middle East experience preferred.

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 company 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 throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Project Analyst
Negotiable
18 February 2019


Project Analyst
Responsible for providing an independent and objective assessment/analysis of projects in PEPS. Identify challenges and risks and provide analysis and confidence that projects will deliver to their sanctioned commitments, schedule and cost. Provide recommendation to overcome challenges with the aim in meeting project business objective.
Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering.
Minimum of 20 years experience in Engineering, project management and execution of multidiscipline projects.
Minimum of 10 years experience in project management leadership roles (preferably as Project Manager) with proven track record in Oil and Gas industry.
Experienced in developing project execution strategies, project management processes, HSEQ and reviews as required for execution of projects in both the Oil and Gas and infrastructure.
Extensive interpersonal skills, strong leadership and team building qualities.

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 company 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 throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

International Planning Coordinator
Negotiable
13 February 2019



Primary purpose
Prepares and owns the Department Business Planning and work programme and budgeting process. Supports all the Upstream functions on KPIs and performance monitoring and reporting.
Responsible for delivery of Department Contracting requirements in compliance with Clients contracting process.
Supports the Upstream Department with quality Management system.

Experience and skills
5 years of relevant Oil and Gas experience
Planning and organizational skills
Business processes and contracting skills
Negotiation and problem solving skills
Excellent command of English language and communication skills
Excellent command of Computer skills
Education
Bachelor of Science in Engineering or business related field
Postgraduate degree and commercial and business training or certification will be an advantage.

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 company 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 throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Vice Presidents Projects-Onshore
Negotiable
13 February 2019


Vice President Projects (ONSHORE)

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering
  • 20 years' experience in Project Management in oil/gas EPC industry for ONSHORE PROJECTS.
  • Experience on large onshore projects with complete EPC projects cycle exposure.
  • Must have at least 5 years experience at VP level and followed by Project Director/Senior Project Manager/Project Manager.
  • Middle east experience is preferred (present or past).

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 company 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 throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Process Control Engineer
Negotiable
12 February 2019


Primary Purpose:
The Process Control Engineer is responsible for providing engineering expertise in order to maximize the plant production, efficiency, safety and reliability. Provide timely and pro-active process control services related to the LNG complex, including control and safeguarding performance, monitoring and testing and process optimizations.
This position is located in Hackberry, Louisiana. Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (TWIC) is required.
Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Front line panel operator problem diagnosis and resolution
  • Coordinate/facilitate process control and safeguarding studies as required for minor capital projects and plant changes (MOCs).
  • Promote and drive changes that contribute to increased plant reliability, efficiency and increased production
  • Support implementation and maintenance of higher technologies in the plant; such as advanced process control, compressor controls, operator training simulator, operational data system
  • Leads and/or participates in incident investigations as a subject matter expert. Uses RCA type investigative tools to determine real causes of incidents. Defines effective actions in order to prevent recurrence.


Qualifications:

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

Experience:

  • Minimum of ten years plant engineering experience in LNG terminal and/or petrochemical/gas; Experience in LNG liquefaction facilities highly preferred.
  • Broad experience with DCS controls, safeguarding systems, PLCs.
  • High level of HSSE knowledge.

Required Skills/ Knowledge/ Abilities:

  • Expertise in base layer DCS control, safeguarding systems.
  • Knowledge of advanced process controls, compressor anti-surge control systems.
  • Ability to effectively influence and motivate.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English.
  • Self-starter with ability to deliver through others.
  • Ability to focus on meeting/exceeding performance parameters.
  • Strong attention to details.
  • Strong knowledge of the various types of equipment in the facility.


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand, walk, climb, run, sit, kneel, twist, bend, pull, push, carry, lift, reach overhead and drive. Most activities involve movement of either the upper and lower body extremities or both and the joints associated with these areas of the body.
  • Must be able to enter confined spaces.
  • Must be able to climb stairs and ladders that ranges from 4 ft to 200 ft.
  • Must be able to lift equipment needed to perform work.
  • Must be able to wear safety equipment such as safety harness, respirator and other protective equipment as needed to perform job.
  • Must be willing to be on call, work overtime as required and handle emergency response responsibilities.
  • Must be willing to travel for trainings as required.


Physical Requirements:
*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions as defined per Company policy

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 company 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 throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Senior Development Technologist, Automotive Lubricants
Negotiable
12 February 2019

Petroplan are looking to recruit a Senior Development Technologist, Automotive Lubricants to work for a major Oil and Gas client on a permanent staff basis in Pangbourne UK.

Job details below:

  • Previous experience of lubricant product development or automotive engineering
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks independently, develop priorities and ensure timely execution of projects.
  • Attention to detail in setting up programs & analysing results.
  • The ability to analyse results and form conclusions independently.
  • Ability to provide accurate data in a timely manner to all shareholders, in order to drive delivery of current business strategy.
  • A strong track record of problem solving
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to be able to adjust the style of communication to suit any audience
  • Track record of Project Management
  • Understanding and knowledge of intellectual property and the opportunities and threats that this could potentially pose.
  • Lubricant component/package technology - Skillful
  • Application Data utilization - Skillful Application
  • Test data analysis - Skillful Application
  • Experimental design and modeling - Skillful Application
  • Industry and OEM specifications - Skillful Application
  • Industry Codes of Practice
  • Development: Formulation Technology- Mastery
  • Innovation: Creating New Test Methodology- Mastery
  • Management: Technology Commercialisation and Deployment- Skilful
  • Project Management and Planning- Skillful
  • Management: Technical Presentation and Communication- Mastery

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 company 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 throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Applications Engineer
Up to 120000 per annum
07 February 2019


Application Engineer
Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, maintain and enhance APC applications to improve the refinery's margins and ensure safe, reliable unit operation
  • Provide technical support and direction to operations working with the cross-functional team (CFT)
  • Participate in hazard analyses and Kepner-Tregoe (KT) problem solving sessions for an assigned zone
  • Provide front-line support for real-time optimization of the asset
  • Build strong positive relationships while coordinating with other disciplines to solve problems and make improvements to process units
  • Prepare stewardship reports and communicate APC performance on uptime and the quality of control performance
  • Ensure consistency of APC applications across our refinery
  • Provide leadership to alarm management improvement initiatives within your assigned complex



Requirements

  • Three or more years of APC experience with model-based control technologies (i.e. DMCplus, RMPC)
  • A Bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering with a process control specialization or master's degree in chemical process control
  • A valid driver's licence and a clean driving record



Nice to Have

  • Relevant real-time optimization experience
  • A professional engineer, or eligible for professional engineer designation
  • Proven strong working knowledge of KT, DMCplus and RMPC tools
  • Knowledge and application of information technology, specifically real-time optimization
  • Highly motivated individual with continuous improvement mindset, strong analytical skills and decision-making capacity
  • You are a self-starter with demonstrated written, verbal, interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Possess solid leadership, integrity and strong communication skills to interact with all levels of leadership

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 company 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 throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Lead Process Engineer (LNG)
Negotiable
06 February 2019


Lead Process Design Engineer (LNG)
Petroplan's client, an international engineering group in Houston is seeking an experienced LNG Lead Process Engineer to work on and provide technical assurance/leadership on assigned LNG projects in both the liquefaction and regasification spaces.

Key Responsibilities

  • Technical leadership and oversight of process engineering work being performed on assigned projects, including review of engineering deliverables for conceptual, feasibility, FEED, and detailed design phases.
  • Process heat & material balance (HMB) design and preparation of project HMB deliverables.
  • Prepare and develop BFDs, PFDs, UFDs, and P&IDs.
  • Maintain master copies of all process documents and enforce management of change (MOC) during process document revisions.
  • Prepare and develop process design criteria and basis of design documents and contribute to the project design basis.
  • Perform piping line sizing and hydraulic calculations.
  • Perform pump NPSH, flashing, and cavitation analysis/calculations.
  • Perform flare load capacity requirements.
  • Perform emergency depressurization calculation and studies.
  • Prepare emergency shutdown (ESD) hierarchy drawings.
  • Develop Material Selection Diagrams (MSDs) based on project requirements.
  • Develop process specifications and process philosophies.
  • Perform calculations for utilities; instrument air, nitrogen, sea water, fore water, etc.
  • Perform sizing calculations for control valves, pressure relief valves, flow restrictions, flow elements, etc.
  • Prepare process descriptions and process control narratives including complex loops.
  • Prepare process cause & effect diagrams.
  • Prepare process operations manuals.
  • Prepare process alarm and trips setpoint summaries
  • Coordinate and schedule process engineering activities on assigned project.
  • Review and approve process deliverables.
  • Develop, review, and participate in the bidding of equipment procurement activities, engineering services and technical contracts.
  • Track performance and compliance of assigned work as per project requirements.
  • Provide guidance and development to staff process engineers on assigned projects.
  • Develop and review of process design standards/philosophies.
  • Participate and actively contribute to scheduled design reviews; HAZID, P&ID, HAZOP, PHA, PSSRs, etc.
  • Demonstrate ability to interface and collaborate across multiple disciplines.
  • Support the technical review and closeout of critical MOC activities for assigned projects.



Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering.
  • P.E. Certification (Texas) a plus but not required.



Experience

  • Minimum 10 years of project experience in process design with at least 5 years in LNG and Regasification process facilities.
  • Previous experience as a Process Lead, team leader or supervising others.
  • Experience in LNG plant commissioning and operations is highly desirable.


Skills

  • Strong technical competency in process engineering including knowledge of liquefaction and regasification.
  • Experience in the basic scope and design of utilities systems; safety systems, instrument air, nitrogen, water, fuel gas, drainage, etc.
  • Familiar with the hazards of hydrocarbon processes, cryogenic services, and the methods used to keep process facilities safe.
  • Strong knowledge of applicable codes, standards, and regulations and their implementation in LNG operating facilities.
  • Experience in man-hour resource planning and budgeting.
  • Experience and desire to participate in the growth of a developing technical organization.
  • Proficient in process simulation software; UniSim, HYSYS, ProMax, etc.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with focus on Excel spreadsheets.
  • Teamwork, leadership, and administrative abilities are required.
  • Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of an organization and with individuals and groups from different disciplines, industries, overseas offices, and governmental agencies.
  • Organized, planning skills, able to manage multiple activities and programs in timely fashion and with a high degree of accuracy, and able to meet work deadlines.

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 company 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 throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Maintenance Planner/Scheduler
Negotiable
03 February 2019


10 years experience as Maintenance Planner/Schedule from PMC, EPC or any Operating Companies.
Candidate should have experienced working in Maintenance and proven experience Primavera 6 version.

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 company 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 throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Senior Process Engineer
Negotiable
01 February 2019


Senior Process Engineer
Petroplan is seeking a Senior Process Engineer for a key client, a well-established EPC contractor based in the Houston area.

The Senior Process Engineer will head-up process department studies, lead/co-lead the process engineering scope for various FEED and EPC projects, determine methods and solutions for complex engineering problems, and aid in the selection of the most efficient and economical methods to meet team objectives while applying advanced engineering techniques and analysis.

The Senior Process Engineer is a fully qualified professional, proficient in the utilization of current engineering theories and practices and may serve as a technical consultant in area of specialty for management or the customer.

Detailed Description

  • Develop process department scope, contribute to work plan and take responsibility for engineering studies, FEED, and EPC phases of major projects.
  • Function as a senior member of an area design team in the execution of large or complex projects.
  • Contribute to the delivery of process department deliverables within the agreed budgets and schedules.
  • Participate in complex technical discussions with third parties in order to facilitate appropriate technical decisions.
  • Identify issues and help clarify areas of complexity during all phases of the engineering design process.
  • Understand multi-disciplinary technical issues and be able to provide innovative technical solutions to resolve these issues.
  • Perform detailed process design simulations and calculations, prepares equipment and instrument data sheets, and prepares PFDs and PIDs.
  • Publish technical papers and presents at conferences and trade shows, customer meetings and internal presentations
  • Clearly articulate technical knowledge to others including colleagues, management and clients
  • Take initiative in making decisions within established procedures and guidelines
  • Work with industry groups and has a working knowledge of industry specifications and standards
  • Identify opportunities and leads continuous improvement of technical and work processes



Minimum Requirements
Must be a U.S. Citizen, or hold a valid work visa that does not require sponsorship in order to legally work full-time in the United States.

Preferred Requirements

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Commitment to customer service and ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information is critical.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact with all levels of organization.
  • Sound engineering judgment
  • Supervisory and scheduling skills
  • Demonstrates initiative in problem solving
  • Experience with process configuration and optimization studies to increase product yield, reduce utility consumption and to reduce or mitigate flare loads.
  • Actively involved in professional organizations and continuing education initiatives



Required Experience

  • B.S. or M.S. in Chemical Engineering
  • 10 years of Process Engineering experience in EPC or operating companies in a similar role
  • Demonstrated proficiency of applicable theories, practices, process simulation and other engineering computer tools



Preferred Experience

  • P.E. registration preferred
  • Chemical, petrochemical, and LNG process design
  • Recognized expertise in at least one technology



Job Location
Houston, Texas, United States

Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

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 company 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 throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Project Controls Manager
Negotiable
29 January 2019

Petroplan are looking to recruit and excellent Project Controls Manager to work in Ghana for 1 year.

You will be paid a monthly salary benefits.

Ideally you will speak French.

The role suits an individual with a proven track record in successfully leading a schedule driven Project Controls team within the Oil and Gas Industry.

The person needs to command respect within the JV and across the client's organisation; be a strong leader, with the ability to inspire and motivate the project controls and wider functions on the project.

Excellent planning and cost management skills are essential for success, along with the ability to objectively assess project performance and communicate to multiple stakeholders at project, client and JV executive levels.

In particular the candidate will ideally have:

  • 15 years' experience within the Upstream oil and Gas sector
  • 10 years Earned Value Management (EVM) experience
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing complex schedule driven projects that are strategic in nature and national in scope
  • Experience of joint ventures.
  • Well organised and methodical
  • Positive and enthusiastic approach
  • Able to work without day to day supervision

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 company 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 throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Senior Planning & Development Engineer
Negotiable
28 January 2019

Petroplan are looking to recruit a Senior Planning & Development Engineer to work in Uganda.

You will already live and work in Uganda before applying.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • Minimum 10 years' experience in Oil and Gas.
  • Proven Experience in Oil and Gas Project Development & Operations.
  • Good communication and analytical skills
  • Organized and dynamic, open-minded and diplomatic

The job holder will be responsible for:


The coordination of integrated planning (both the long and medium term planning) for Uganda in terms of process, governance and tools (using Primavera)

Transverse management of project planners and in close collaboration with Business, Reservoir, Drilling, Project and Operations entities - as well as coordinating planning interfaces with third parties

Updating and optimizing the drilling sequence for the project.

Supporting management decision making by analysing the overall integrated planning and highlighting changes to original plans and suggesting corrective measures.

Corporate Planning activities : Compiling input to the Long Term Plan (costs, planning, perimeter)

Participating in the economics and financial evaluation of the Long Term Plan, and preparing presentations and other outputs as required; and taking part in other corporate planning activities as required (budget - reserve definition).


Development activities : Coordinating with the economist, the economic evaluations and comparisons of scenarios (project execution, drilling sequence, technical or commercial conditions);

Coordinating and consolidating development studies from different departments or Project entities and Head Quarters, into Field Development Plans; Coordinating Planning & Economic inputs into the Field Development Plans;

When necessary, participate in technical development studies;

Preparing or reviewing Scope of work, act as technical duet for contractual aspects with local contractors, or coordinate with Head quarter entities (internal studies)


Handling Joint Venture activities as follows; Supporting the technical follow up of the Kingfisher Asset, participating in Workshops; coordinating technical documentation review and comments follow up;

Monitoring the technical activities of the partners, and interface with Project to improve whenever possible planning, synergies, interfaces and standards.

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 company 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 throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Principal Process Engineer
Negotiable
25 January 2019


Principal Process Engineer
Petroplan is seeking a Principal Process Engineer for a key client, a well-established EPC contractor based in the Houston area.

The Principal Process Engineer will lead process department studies, lead the process engineering department scope development for various FEED and/or EPC projects, determine methods and solutions for complex engineering problems, and aid in the selection of the most efficient and economical methods to meet team objectives while applying advanced engineering techniques and analysis.

The Principal Process Engineer is a fully qualified professional, proficient in the utilization of current engineering theories and practices and may serve as a technical consultant in area of specialty for management or the customer.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for and estimating the work effort/ man-power scheduling and will also actively advise and mentor junior engineers within the department.

Detailed Description

  • Develop process department scope, set-up work plan and take responsibility for engineering studies, FEED, and EPC phases of major projects.
  • Lead an area design team in the execution of large or complex projects.
  • Supervise team members, train others in the use of process tools/procedures and mentor in areas of expertise.
  • Responsible for the delivery of process department deliverables within the agreed budgets and schedules.
  • Lead complex technical discussions with third parties in order to facilitate appropriate technical decisions.
  • Identify issues and help clarify areas of complexity during all phases of the engineering design process.
  • Understand multi-disciplinary technical issues and be able to provide innovative technical solutions to resolve these issues.
  • Perform detailed process design simulations and calculations, prepares equipment and instrument data sheets, and prepares PFDs and PIDs.
  • Publish technical papers and presents at conferences and trade shows, customer meetings and internal presentations
  • Actively involved in professional organizations and continuing education initiatives
  • Clearly articulate technical knowledge to others including colleagues, management and clients
  • Take initiative in making decisions within established procedures and guidelines
  • Work with industry groups and has a working knowledge of industry specifications and standards
  • Identify opportunities and leads continuous improvement of technical and work processes



Minimum Requirements
Must be a U.S. Citizen, or hold a valid work visa that does not require sponsorship in order to legally work full-time in the United States.

Preferred Requirements

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Commitment to customer service and ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information is critical.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact with all levels of organization.
  • Sound engineering judgment
  • Supervisory and scheduling skills
  • Demonstrates initiative in problem solving
  • Experience with process configuration and optimization studies to increase product yield, reduce utility consumption and to reduce or mitigate flare loads.
  • Actively involved in professional organizations and continuing education initiatives



Required Experience

  • B.S. or M.S. in Chemical Engineering
  • P.E. registration
  • 15 years of Process Engineering experience in EPC or operating companies in a similar role
  • Demonstrated proficiency of applicable theories, practices, process simulation and other engineering computer tools



Preferred Experience

  • Chemical, petrochemical, and LNG process design
  • Recognized expertise in at least one technology



Job Location
Houston, Texas, United States

Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

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 company 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 throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

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