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Job Title: Principal Engineer, Process

Reference: WTHO03252

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

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:

•   Opened to Nigerians only

Company Profile

•   Our client is a EPC company who is a leader in fabrication of offshore and inshore platforms (hulls, jackets, topsides, caissons, and piles), living quarters, electrical buildings, process vessels, skids and small modules, as well as corrosion protection services of structures and offshore hook-ups.

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Region: Nigeria

Deadline: 13-12-2013

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