Process Engineer

  • Competitive
  • Scotland Scotland Aberdeen City
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
Our client, an oil and gas operator, requires a Process Engineer to join the team on a contract basis.
Provides engineering support to modifications and projects across the full life cycle, from studies and FEED to Detailed Design to ensure the client delivers quality projects to the Asset’s requirements.
Support the maintenance of the lifecycle technical integrity and operational risk management of the offshore installations (within discipline) by applying appropriate engineering standards, procedures and guidance documents.

Prepare and develop key process engineering documents including Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams, Basis of Design, Locked Valve Register, Line List and Operating Manuals.

Undertake process design work as required.

Provide support to other disciplines in the development and update of Safety Instrumented System assessments (SIL), Hazardous Area Classifications, Cause & Effect Diagrams and Alarm Management Philosophies, Scopes of Work and Engineering Modifications.

Provide input to HAZID/ENVID, HAZOP, SIL and other process safety reviews as directed.

Contribute where necessary to review of supplier quotations and reviews of the project 3D CAD model.

Participate in technical meetings and handle discussions with project and asset personnel.

Execute process engineering activities within the budget and schedule, as well as maintaining technical integrity of the designs.
Scope of equipment covered includes all topsides process and utility systems but excludes subsea and drilling systems. Topsides equipment encompasses equipment from the wellhead wing valves and includes the import or export pipeline safety valve boundaries.
Degree or equivalent professional qualification in Chemical Engineering.
Current Offshore Medical and Survival certification.
 Member of an appropriate engineering council registered body and actively working towards accreditation.
Knowledge of the functionality and operation of a typical offshore installation.
Knowledge of engineering practices, codes and standards and their application to the management of lifecycle asset integrity and process safety.
Knowledge of hazard identification and risk assessment techniques, management of change processes and tools.
Understanding of key legislation and regulatory framework applicable to UKCS offshore regime with knowledge of performance standards, assurance and verification activities.
Understanding of working on Studies, FEED and Detailed Design projects associated with UK offshore oil & gas sector.
Willingness to travel offshore 
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
High level of professional and personal credibility - internally and externally
Technical/Operations Manager and team members
Offshore teams
HSE Team
Commercial team
Business support teams
Key vendors/service providers
Specialist consultants

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