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Job Title: Principal Engineer, Process

Recruiter: WTS Energy Holding B.V. / WTS Energy

Sector: Energy, Oil and Gas

Job description:

•   To provide process engineering expertise to aid in the execution of the Company’s onshore and offshore projects and ongoing operations.

•   The majority of these projects will be executed under a recently established Alliance between Company and a relatively inexperienced, but fully committed, indigenous contractor.

•   To act as a focal point/technical authority for process engineering questions throughout all phases of engineering design, construction and offshore installation, commissioning and operation

•   Provide engineering calculations for piping and crude oil separation systems including line sizing, vessel sizing, hydraulic studies, duty requirements, retention and settlement times, etc.

•   To provide process engineering input to other disciplines to assure that design outputs are consistent.

•   To provide input to Front End/Conceptual Engineering studies with respect to process aspects of design

•   To act as Company / Alliance authority for the review of Design Bases, design drawings, specifications, etc.

•   To act as required as the Company / Alliance Representative (process) to ensure that design work by contractors meets Company standards and relevant industry codes

•   To monitor the performance of design contractors and suggest remedial actions related to process design.

•   To assist Company / Alliance Resident and/or Project Engineers with the process engineering aspects of Facilities design.

•   To initiate and coordinate tasks needed for project execution

•   To participate in HAZOP’s and other key design reviews.

•   To assist in the development Nigerian process engineers


•   Minimum ten (15) years relevant experience in the upstream oil and gas industry

•   Minimum ten (10) years as a process engineer/senior process engineer for an Operator and have been involved in both onshore and offshore projects

•   Must be used to working in a multi-discipline environment

•   Must have worked in an expatriate situation for at least five (5) years

•   To assist in the development Nigerian process engineers

•   Good understanding of project management controls and procedures.

•   Ability to work under pressure against tight deadlines whilst maintaining a high standard of consistency and accuracy.

•   Solid working knowledge of relevant oil and gas industry engineering codes and standards.

•   Have thorough knowledge of the design of onshore and offshore oil production facilities

•   Have the ability to utilise common process design and simulation software for systems design and analysis

•   Sound understanding of HSES management systems and the application thereof, particularly with respect to design integrity and safety.

•   Ability to manage interfaces both internally and externally with contractors

•   Good reporting skills with the ability to write well structured and easily understood reports

•   Able to prepare and deliver effectively presentations for information dissemination both internally to management and externally to 3rd parties

•   Fluent spoken and written English.

•   Strong interpersonal skills, able to deal with a broad spectrum of cultural and organisational styles

•   Basic computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, Project, Lotus Notes, PowerPoint

Terms & Conditions:

•   07:30 – 16:30 hrs – with additional hours as operationally requires

•   6 weeks on / 2 weeks off

Company Profile: A leading E&P Company

Type: Contract

Experience: Executive

Functions: Engineering

Industries: Construction

Employer Job ID: WTHO2822

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