Redcar, North Yorkshire
£60000 - £65000 per annum + staff benefits
about 2 years ago
Lead Process Engineer, to join our client a World Leader in Oil & Gas Engineering Solutions, on a permanent staff basis based in Redcar, UK
Required to lead the site based Project Design Technical Alliance Process Engineering Teams.
First point of contact for Process Engineering Matters
To undertake Process engineering design work in with true regard to Safety both in design detail and engineering design execution
To carry out design work in compliance with the national, state and client asset Codes & Standards
To engineer all design work in line with the Process QA manual and procedures and relevant clients requirements.
To be innovative in design work with due regard to minimisation of cost whilst maintaining technical integrity
To undertake all work within the estimated man hour budget and within schedule
To keep all Process documentation in a state of readiness for Audit purposes.
To be signed off as a clients ADO non-critical and safety critical checker and approver.
To provide clear leadership of the process team and responsibility of the technical output & design.
To provide definition of the Process engineering work in the Project, design approach or criteria by skill and experience as directed by the Lead Process Engineer
To clearly understand the Codes and Standards applicable to the work carried out and raise deviations where necessary
Prior to commencement of any Process work , a Process scope of work (SoW) must be written and agreed with the Project Engineering manager (or designated representative). The Process SoW must clearly state the workscope, manhour budget and schedule to complete the work
Estimate Process manhours for any job using the current Process manhour norms
Responsible for maintaining work progress (budget, schedule) and raising change documentation where necessary.
Supervision of technical detail, budget and schedule of Process design in Project.
Liaison with client, vendors and outside parties in a professional manner
Where requested to undertake Process focal point duties
To plan manhour budgets and schedules for all Projects within the focal point area of responsibility.
To manage all resources allocated to the focal point area of responsibility (both technically and by discipline specific project controls)
To liaise with the equivalent client focal point on technical and engineering matters on a regular basis
Quality Assurance - Responsible for working within the provisions and guidelines of the Quality Assurance system relevant to the Project.
Safety - Responsible for personal safety safe working practices for the Project. Understand and follow OH&S procedures.
Computer skills particularly of process simulation packages such as HYSYS and FLARENET and in commercial software including ABB's PEL, databases, spreadsheets and word processing packages.
Experience in the development of process flow diagrams, heat and mass balances and piping and instrument diagrams, process schedules and lists and in sizing and specification of equipment including separators, pumps, compressors, heat & exchangers.
A good working knowledge of the codes and standards relating to the oil and gas industry particularly the API and BS, ASME/ANSI pipe and pressure vessel codes
Good report writing skills
Experience / Qualifications
Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) or equivalent
Chartered Engineer (IChemE or equivalent) or Member of Appropriate Engineering Institution (or at least applying for membership)
Process engineering experience in design /operations support related to the downstream oil & gas production and processing industries, with conceptual, FEED and detailed design in the Oil & Gas Industry.
Team lead experience and site support experience with customer facing role..