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Process Engineer

Job Description and Requirements

"Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has an immediate opportunity for a Process Engineer to be worked on facilities expansion project of our client in Bahrain. 

The position is based in Bahrain on single status basis for 12 months assignment.

  • Keep informed, by all possible means, of technical developments in process industries and make recommendations to Senior / Principal Process Engineer on methods of improving Wood’s competitive position from a technical standpoint
  • Deputise for Senior / Principal Process Engineer as requested
  • Ensure that the requirements of Licensor’s / Client’s Secrecy Agreements are known and complied with in the work performed
  • Review and approve project schedules with the Project Engineer to see that all dates, rates of progress and design periods are realistic
  • Advise the Lead / Senior/ Principal Process Engineer of any deviations and their causes and proposed corrective action
  • Advise the Lead / Senior/ Principal Process Engineer of any technical problems and unresolved differences with other groups
  • Notify the Project Engineer of all deficiencies in the flow of data or other basic information required for execution of work
  • Carry out simulations of processes using simulation packages such as ChemCad, Aspen, Pro II and Hysys. Review and check simulations
  • Establish the basis of design and make detailed calculations to develop the design and be responsible for the accuracy of these calculations. Check and approve calculations
  • Ensure that detail design methods, standards and data used meet the Client’s requirements.
  • Prepare process flow diagrams, equipment specifications and process descriptions. Review and approve process flow diagrams, equipment specifications and process descriptions
  • Prepare process specification for instrumentation and control, including control narratives, for review and approval by the lead process engineer. Review and approve process specifications
  • Complete hazardous area classification notes and review area classification drawings. Review and approve hazardous area classification notes
  • Prepare comment issue engineering flow diagrams. Review engineering flow diagrams and submit comments to lead process / project engineer. Prepare contract engineering design (CED’s) documents, as required, to communicate changes / design information
  • Prepare process summaries and schedules (effluents & emissions, chemicals & catalysts, utilities, battery limits and, relief and blowdown). Review and approve process summaries and schedules
  • On request, review Supplier’s quotations from a process engineering standpoint. On order placement, review Supplier drawings and documents and provide comments
  • Participate in HAZOP and other safety reviews
  • Provide process support to the other engineering disciplines and construction
  • Perform such duties as may reasonably be assigned by the Senior / Principal Process Engineer

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • minimum 8-12 years of experience in the Oil and Gas industry
  • Extensive FEED and Detail Design experience
  • Proficient in simulation tools for Process Simulation such as OLGA, Pipesim and HYSYS