Process Engineer - Principal

  • negotiable
  • Scotland Scotland
  • Permanent
  • Oil & Gas
At Aker Solutions we are committed to helping the energy industry and broader society #PowerTheChange towards a low-carbon future.

We are changemakers and problem solvers with more than 180 years of experience. Our ambitions are high. By 2030, renewables and low-carbon solutions for oil and gas will make up two-thirds of our business. Do you want to be a part of driving the transition?The Electrification, Maintenance and Modification (EMM) segment within Aker Solutions are specialists in managing, executing, and delivering small, medium and large complex projects from feasibility studies, frame agreements and EPCI.

EMM UK is now supporting a 3-year Frame Agreement that covers primarily Maintenance and Modification at Equinor's offshore platforms Heidrun, Njord A and B, Asgard A and B, Troll A, B and C, Heimdal, and Johan Sverdrup in the North Sea Norwegian sector, as well as the onshore facility at Tjeldbergodden (Norway) and is looking for engineering and design discipline Project personnel to join us.We are looking for a Principal Process Engineer to join our team based in our Aberdeen (AIBP) office.

What will you be doing?
  • To carry out professional engineering, procurement, construction, installation and completion activities in a competent and efficient manner whilst ensuring that the technical and safety integrity of engineering being performed is maintained at all times.
  • Ensure project deliverables are generated using Aker Solutions systems and tools (note; training will be provided).
  • Liaise with client project and facilities engineering in the execution of the modifications project scopes of work delivering work on Schedule and within Budget.
  • Be involved in a wide variety of scopes ranging from smaller Front End Studies to Minor/Major Modification and Maintenance Projects and other Specialist Services.
  • Accountable for the effective administration and implementation of Management of Change.
  • Preparation of cost and time/man-hour estimates via the Aker Solution Systems where applicable.
  • Review, check and approve the work of others when required.
  • Compile weekly reports on progress via project tools where applicable.
  • Input into the planning, co-ordination and execution of the groups work activities.
We think you should have:
  • Preferably experience with Equinor systems and tools.
  • HNC/HND level or University process engineering degree or relevant education with 7 to 10 years experience in front end studies, FEED and/or EPCI projects from energy sector.
  • Good working knowledge of process simulation software, e.g. UniSim and HYSYS.
  • Broad competency within process system design.
  • Experience in participation in HAZOP/HAZID reviews.
  • Solution oriented with good communication and collaboration skills.
  • Knowledge of relevant Norwegian regulations and standards preferred but not essential.
  • Strong work ethics and a proactive attitude.
  • The ability to train and mentor process discipline engineers .
  • A commercial mindset, good communication skills and the ability to work both

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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