Process Engineer - VR/26702

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Status: Temp/Contract
Location: Aberdeen
Rate: Available Upon Request

Currently recruiting for an experienced Process Engineer on a contract basis for an E&P Company based in central Aberdeen. It is an initial 12-month contract position and the company are only considering PAYE contractors for this particular role.


The successful candidate will provide front-line process engineering support and troubleshooting, in order to optimise safe production and maximise uptime.  Occasional offshore travel will likely be required – therefore, applicants must be prepared to work offshore. 


The Process Engineer will have the following main duties and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the daily surveillance of process plant and equipment to ensure proactive intervention and prevention of production losses.
  • Monitoring and trending of safety critical elements in line with platform performance standards.
  • Optimising the plant to increase uptime, reduce environmental impact and maximise production.
  • Day to day support of production operations issues and activities.
  • Providing operational guidance with respect to flow assurance for the asset.
  • Identifying and conducting studies to improve plant safety, reliability and economics.
  • Applying expertise to the analysis and resolution of problems.
  • Ensuring that designated assets are operated within their design envelope, current best practice guidance and legislation.
  • Maintaining and developing the process models for assigned assets.
  • Ensuring asset operating procedures and manuals are maintained and up to date.
  • Routine integrity interface, liaising closely with the Integrity and Production Engineers.
  • Leading or assisting in the evaluation and technical assurance of local process plant modifications and offshore trials.
  • Leading or participating in change management (MOC) process including leading risk assessments.
  • Providing process troubleshooting, answering technical queries and making technical recommendations.
  • Raising technical queries and produce scope of work for change requests to resolve operating issues.
  • Conducting performance testing to optimise process variables and evaluate plant performance.
  • Identifying environmental mismeasurements and non-conformances, rectify through mismeasurement process.
  • Providing support to the Lead Process Engineer.


Experience / Qualifications:

  • A Chemical Engineering Degree qualification is essential.
  • Current / valid offshore certification would be preferred.
  • Previous experience in a similar Process Engineer type role, directly with an E&P Company / Operator within the Oil & Gas industry, is essential.

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