Senior Process Engineer - Refining

Senior Process Engineer - Refining

Bechtel

London, United Kingdom

We are looking for senior process engineers with extensive design and/or operational experience of refinery units. A good understanding of individual refinery units such as: crude distillation units, vacuum distillation units, RFCC units, hydrotreaters, hydrocrackers etc. as well as experience of complex refinery integration. You will be aware of good design practice and understand how to optimise the design of these units.

As a senior process engineer you should have a broad range of experience of all stages of a project, from conceptual studies to FEEDs and EPCs. You are expected to use good engineering judgement and experience in producing, checking, and reviewing complex deliverables and calculations. You would be expected to deliver high quality work and be able to effectively support and supervise a team.

Specific Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Review and check designs, drawings, calculations and data from team members;
  • Ensuring adherence to international standards as well as client standards;
  • Participates in P&ID, plot plan and model reviews;
  • Act as a guide to junior engineers and develop their knowledge and expertise.

Specifically, delivers:

  • Process configuration and optimisation studies;
  • Review of process modelling and simulation;
  • Heat integration and pinch analysis studies;
  • Preparation and review of PFDs/UFDs and heat and mass balances;
  • Checking sizing and specification of major process equipment and package units;
  • Licensor evaluation and selection;
  • Hydraulic calculations (incl. pumps, compressors);
  • Safety, environmental and operability reviews (HAZOP, HAZID, SIL);
  • Checking of relief system design, including PSV sizing, flare hydraulics and radiation analysis;
  • P&ID development, including specification of design conditions, hydraulic analysis, line sizing and pipe specifications, equipment isolation, vent and drain systems, cause and effects.

Position Skills:

  • Experience of static simulation work, particularly with HYSYS. Dynamic simulation experience would be an advantage;
  • Experience of LP modelling would be an advantage;
  • In depth technology knowledge of complex refinery design or petrochemical plant design;
  • Industry Codes and Standards - Knowledge of API 520, 521, 526, 527, 2000, 620, 650;
  • Identify issues (problems, value improvement opportunities) and help clarify areas of complexity during all phases of the engineering design work;
  • Familiar with engineering work processes, good inter-discipline coordination;
  • Familiar with tools such as Aspenplus, HYSYS, Pro II, Flare System Analyser, Flaresim, SmartPlant;
  • High self-motivation, ability to work with minimum direction. Seeks out support from colleagues as needed;
  • Ability to present design issues clearly to customers and suppliers;
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and ensure clarity and quality of documentation.

Other Remarks/Qualifications:

  • BEng/MEng in Chemical Engineering;
  • Chartered member of IChemE is an advantage;
  • Sound knowledge and experience in process engineering.

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