Company: Petroplan Houston
Skills: Chemical Engineering
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Negotiable
Location: London, England, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

LNG Process Engineer - Owner / Operator - 28 / 28 - Eastern Africa
Our client, a leading Operator with Ownership of a Multi-Billion Dollar LNG Project, are currently seeking an experienced Process Engineer with a background in the Design and Operations of large scale LNG projects. This position is an immediate need and will be on a 28 / 28 rotation pattern in Eastern Africa.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible Engineer that develops, coordinates, and conducts reviews of engineering work outlined herein according to a set engineering design criteria utilizing approved engineering procedures and practices.
  • Coordinates the detailed design development of the process system unit(s) with other engineering disciplines while managing workload and meeting schedule due dates.
  • Strictly follows the Management of Change procedure to ensure the integrity of the HAZOP.
  • Responsible for the following deliverables: Piping & Instrument Diagrams (P&IDs) * Line Designation Tables development - line lists with process and mechanical design conditions captured Hydraulics calculations - for pumps, compressors, blowers, control valves, and line sizing * Design Pressure and Temperature Diagrams development - analyzing and determining piping systems design conditions.
  • Develop specifications for Piping Specialty Items and Relief Valves - define a set of conditions for vendors to use to design engineered items * Perform engineering calculations in specialized engineering hydraulic programs such as Flarenet, Pipeflo, PIPENET, AFT Fathom, VMGSim, etc.
  • HAZOP execution - actively participate in the Hazard and Operability review of responsible process systems and resolve HAZOP actions assigned.
  • Familiarity with 3D model software such as SmartPlant Review or PDSView in order to review the physical design of a plant and/or drive the client attended model review.
  • 3D Model Review execution - organizing and leading a review of the physical design of process systems
  • Vendor Print Review execution - commenting on deviations from a set of technical design criteria provided to a vendor.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • 10 years of large scale LNG Project Process Engineering experience.
  • Extensive Owner / Operator background.
  • Bachelors / Masters of Chemical Engineering Degree Holder.

LNG Process Engineer - Owner / Operator - 28 / 28 - Eastern Africa

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

Petroplan is an established Global Recruitment Organization supplying technical manpower and administrative services to the oil, gas and petro-chemical industries. Formed in 1976, Petroplan has over three decades’ experience and knowledge of global staffing markets to support feasibility studies through engineering and construction to ongoing operations and maintenance contracts.

Petroplan holds major global supply agreements with leading oil, gas and chemical operators and main contractors on a sole or preferred supplier basis. Our network of offices and strategic partner organizations provide on-the-ground support for clients and contracted individuals and teams in over 30 worldwide locations.

Our key discipline areas, which we regularly recruit for our clients, cover all phases of oil and gas exploration, production and refining projects:

  • Project management & engineering
  • Quality management 
  • Project controls & services
  • Subsea & pipelines
  • Supply chain management
  • Construction & commissioning
  • Logistics & procurement
  • Start-up management
  • Discipline engineering
  • Operations & production
  • Process engineering
  • Maintenance operations 
  • HSE
  • Well engineering & drilling

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