Primary Purpose To provide process engineering support in order to enhance long term efficiency, productivity, integrity and safety of Company gas treatment plants including onshore and offshore platforms and facilities, pipelines, utility water treatment and industrial waste water treatment plants. Responsibilities
Review process performances, and provide process engineering support in operation of Ras Laffan gas treatment facilities including its offsites, utilities generation and distribution and water treatment facilities such as fire water, demineralized water, steam, condensates, boiler feed water, tempered cooling water, sour water, waste waters.
Analyze various operational problems and provide solutions to the operations of various water treatment units such as sour water stripping unit, pretreatment DAF unit, evaporation package for KHI removal, non-
salty water treatment package, sanitary water treatment package, waste water treatment and reinjection unit, Reverse Osmosis package for water recycle and re-use etc.
Provide process and technical support to the Operations team, advise on optimization of process operations including chemical injections for each process and water treatment units.
Implement special laboratory testing programs with identification of appropriate quality parameters as necessary to anticipate, evaluate and resolve process problems.
Review, analyze and infer the laboratory results enabling to do troubleshooting and failure analysis related to various gas processing units and water treatment units in case any abnormalities or failure observed.
Review real time database, operating logs, process control computer printouts, daily / weekly / special reports. Carry out or participate in the analysis of respective causes of problems and recommends changes or alterations to operating parameters in order to avoid recurrence of problems.
Review technical specifications and proposals from suppliers of various speciality and commodity chemicals used for various water treatment and gas processing units at Ras Laffan plant.
Prepare and review Scope of Work (SOW) for Call-Off contracts for supplying water and gas treatment chemicals. The scope may include the provision of a Service Engineer from Contractor for process monitoring, performance reporting and ensuring quality control within specified parameters and KPIs.
Coordinate with Service Engineer of Call-Off Contractor and provide expertise service in relation to troubleshooting, performance improvement, reliability and asset quality improvement in various water treatment and gas treatment facilities at Ras Laffan plant.
Study and recommend optimization of chemical usage by way of improvement in operational parameters or control specifications and if necessary, propose for modifications in existing system.
Review and propose alternate and improved chemical treatment of a particular use which is well proven with track records and in use satisfactorily elsewhere in similar systems.
The aim would to reduce / optimize the chemical consumption and / or improve the performance of the treatment.
Conduct plant performance tests (gas processing units and water treatment units) in conjunction with Operations Support, Productions and Laboratory.
Interpret results of laboratory tests, analyze and disseminate the findings through technical reports to management and all concerned staff.
Liaise with other departments within UOPS to monitor general performance of Company gas processing units and water treatment units and provide technical inputs and support as required to ensure optimum safety, productivity and minimum environmental pollution from Company facilities.
Review existing process control schemes and suggest improvements commensurate with latest developments. Interact with Company’s I&C and Automation engineers on implementation of the same.
Recommend means of increasing productivity, safety, integrity, reducing costs etc. whenever possible to provide maximum benefit to Company.
Participate in cost estimate and budget preparation for process engineering or process related projects.
Conduct study on process related Engineering Service Request (ESR) for Ras Laffan gas treatment and water treatment facilities.
Perform the study comprehensively with conclusion and recommendations
Prepare the Management of Facilities Change (MOFC) proposal, liaise as Process-In-Charge for Operational Management Review, HSE Management Review, Process Hazards Analysis.
Prepare comment resolution sheet and incorporate the comments in MOFC documents.
Conduct feasibility studies and develop the Statement of Requirements (SOR). This includes setting parameters and running plant simulations of existing facilities or proposed new facilities, developing the basic process scheme, preparing red-
lined mark-ups of PFDs, PIDs, C&Es, logic diagrams, datasheets and other process deliverables for all plant modifications.
Provide process engineering support to in-house basic and detail engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning of plant modifications projects.
Prepare and review Scope of Work (SOW) and Invitation to Tender (ITT) for plant modification project, procurement, construction, commissioning and start-
up through competitive bidding.
Coordinate and interface with Engineering Contractor(s) for process related projects including any work impacting on process.
Ensure compliance with International Standards, Company Standards and alignment with Company’s QHSE and Corporate policies and strategies.
Provide technical guidance to Engineering Contractors to ensure project requirements are clearly understood and met. Review technical documents submitted by Contractors and third party to ensure they meet required standards and specifications.
Ensure the documents are distributed for review to all concerned within UOPS, compile the comments before transmission to Contractors.
Ensure the comments are incorporated into all relevant documents.
Review datasheets, material requisitions, equipment selection, and technical bids and make recommendation to management for approval.
Participate in workshops on Design and PID reviews, PHA studies such as HAZOP, HAZID, ENVID and Safety Integrity Level (SIL) assessments.
Provide necessary information / data and coordinate with Company’s QHSE team and / or Third Party Consultant carrying out Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA), Dispersion Study, Flare Radiation and Noise Study.
Review vendor(s) / subcontractor(s) process documentations to ensure they meet required standards and specifications. Follows up with Engineering Contractors to ensure the specified requirements are incorporated into the related documentations.
Provide installation and commissioning support as required. Participate in Site Acceptance Test (SAT) and Performance Test of modified or new facilities.
Provide technical inputs to Operations Support team / Contractor(s) in the development of Operating Manual, Operating Procedures and Start-
up and Shutdown procedures.
Participate in Pre-Startup Safety Review (PSSR). Ensure process related punch points are addressed and implemented. Update Process master documentations upon implementation of modifications.
Provide technical inputs and support to Sr. Manager Process Engineering in making strategic decisions and with planning activities.
Participate in on-the-job training of assigned Qatari developees, follow-up their progress and make recommendations on how to support their learning and progression.
Comply with Company’s policies and procedures in all areas impacting the business including QHSE, operational, commercial, financial, administrative and HR policies.
Demonstrate zero tolerance to divergence. Maintain highest ethical standards in dealing with all personnel including contractors, vendors and other stakeholders.
Conduct all work activities in safe and environmentally responsible manner at all times by not taking on any task(s) that are perceived to be unsafe and if in doubt, consult supervisor / manager before proceeding.
Report any irregularities to supervisor / manager or a QHSE representative.
Performs other similar or related duties as assigned by Sr. Manager Process Engineering.
Qualifications and Experience :
A minimum of a bachelor's degree in Process or Chemical Engineering from a recognized institution / university.
10 years’ relevant work experience as Process Engineer in Oil and Gas industry.
5 - 6 years’ experience in plant operation or process design and engineering activities for oil and gas production and processing facilities.
Experience in plant operation or process design and engineering activities for water and waste water treatment facilities of oil and gas production and processing facilities.
Skilled in problem solving and failure analysis.
Skilled in developing, reviewing technical documentations and procedures.
Excellent writing and communication skill in English language.
Computer literate and strong command on Microsoft Office 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio) to produce documentation in a variety of formats.
Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Planning and organizing skills.
Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering is required.
Minimum 10 years of chemical process engineering experience in similar EPC environment for Onshore projects.
Develop and document design basis
Carry out process studies under minimum supervision
Evaluate and optimize process schemes
Preparing & checking heat and material balances and associated Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs)
Preparing & checking Piping and Instrument Diagrams (P&IDs)
Experience with process simulation software (i.e., Aspen Plus, HYSYS, ProII,Flarenet, Pipenet etc.)
Sizing, selecting, and specifying process equipment (i.e., pumps, heat exchangers, vessels, columns, etc.)
Input into material selection
Carry out complex hydraulic calculations
Experience sizing, selecting, and specifying pressure relief devices
Familiarity with the sizing, selection and specification of process instrumentation
Provide assistance to the HOD / Lead Engineer, as requested, in the areas of schedules, estimates, progress reports, meetings, procurement, activities etc.
Assist, as required, in the development of department standards and procedures.
Assist with Quality Audits
Field experience including troubleshooting, start-up, commissioning, etc. would be a plus·A deep and thorough understanding of codes, regulatory requirements and industry practices.
Experience with determining best practices and procedures while contributing to the development of new concepts.·Excellent verbal and written communication skills allowing for effective communication in multidisciplinary project teams involving representative from the client, other departments within Technip Doha, and other consultants and contractors.
Results oriented, with good organization skills, attention for detail, and the capability of efficiently working simultaneously on multiple projects.