Chief Process Engineer

Job Description

Provide technical knowledge, expertise and authority on all process engineering matters and work to broaden the company’s expertise in this area to include specifically the area of gas and oil treatment techniques and processing. To implement and supervise all process engineering activities throughout a project life cycle, from concept to commissioning and start-up and performance testing.
Key Responsibilities
  • Provides process engineering support to various projects as directed.
  • Preparation of conceptual designs for modification or new process facilities
  • Preparation of process engineering design philosophies, process simulations (including dynamic), calculations, Heat and Material Balances, and Process Flow Diagrams, Equipment sizing/datasheets, control narratives.
  • Provides technical input to enable budget costs to be estimated
  • Ensures application of correct codes and standards in the design and development projects
  • Prepares specifications, reviews bids, recommends selections of technologies and equipment
  • Provides process design and engineering evaluations, plant troubleshooting activities and operations support
  • Coordinate and review deliverables from Contractors, other disciplines, and suppliers during the execution of the project to ensure that process intent has been adequately incorporated into the facility design
  • Collects data from technical/operating staff to recommend solutions ensuring that all aspects of an operation or process meet specified regulations.
  • Perform regular and timely technical reviews of Process engineering deliverables developed by engineering consultants / contractors, ensuring design quality in compliance with relevant codes, standards, and best practices.
  • Identify issues (problems, value improvement opportunities) and help clarify areas of complexity during all phases of the engineering design work.
  • Participates in the preparation of Safety Studies, HAZOP’s, SILs and Risk assessment reports
  • Investigates new technology areas and potential technology partners to further develop the  company’s scope of work.
  • Mentors and develops company’s Process Engineers


Minimum Requirements
  • Bsc or HND in Engineering
  • 20 years’ experience of Process Design and Engineering within the Oil and Gas sector
  • Member of professional institution (e.g., IChemE) preferred
  • Specific knowledge and expertise in Gas Treatment Techniques and Processes including Amine Gas Treatment.
  • Expert level in Process Simulation Packages such as HYSYS, Flaresim, Promax.
  • Thoroughly conversant with international codes, methodologies and standards applicable to process engineering

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