Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Senior Process Engineer Career Opportunity in Abu Dhabi, UAE

Job Title:    Senior Process Engineer
Job Ref:    3202
Job Location:    Abu Dhabi, UAE
Employer:    NPCC
Job Category:    Engineering
Employment Type:Long Term
Position Level:    Senior Staff

About NPCC:
The National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), a Public Joint Stock company, was established in April 1973. The fabrication facilities then were located on Sadiyat Island, 3 km east of Abu Dhabi city. The present facilities are now located at Mussafah, 35 km from Abu Dhabi city.

Growth of NPCC

In 1973, NPCC was initially established to provide a facility for the fabrication of steel structures required by the onshore and offshore Oil and Gas production industry. In 1978 NPCC expanded its operation by setting up a custom built pipe coating facility at the yard.

In 1979, NPCC ventured into offshore activities for the Oil & Gas industry, providing marine spreads for Pipelay, Installation and Hook-up works. Today, NPCC owns a dedicated marine fleet consisting 13 construction barges, capable of transportation of up to 12,000 tons, lifting single structures weighing up to 2,600 tons, laying submarine pipelines up to 60" in diameter and hook-up and maintenance works. In 1986, with the intention of serving onshore projects, NPCC ventured into manufacturing Storage Tanks & Spheres for storing various types of petroleum products such as; liquid sulphur, water, diesel oil, crude oil, liquefied natural gas (LNG), liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), etc

The dynamic growth of NPCC since its inception and its achievements over the years, have placed this National Company in a league with major international EPC contractors involved in the development of the Oil and Gas Industry.

In 1992, NPCC expanded its engineering capability for designing onshore & offshore facilities, loading terminals, storage tanks, pressure vessels and pipelines. Presently, NPCC has over 300 dedicated engineering staff to support the ongoing operations. The design team is fully equipped with latest state-of-the-art computers/softwares to meet engineering challenges.

Job Overview:
During tendering stage, responsible for the review of enquiry documentation and the Scope of Work, perform pre-bid engineering, estimate man-hours and thus provide required inputs for bid preparation. After award of Project, carry out allocated duties related to the preparation, checking and issue of Process Engineering deliverables. This responsibility includes site visits as required and close coordination with other engineering disciplines, Drafting Office Coordinator and sometimes with client's project team. These role holders can be seconded to work as Project Engineering Coordinators based on the size and complexity of the assigned project. The focus will shift from one of deep discipline knowledge to that of coordinating the various engineering disciplines involved in assigned projects.

Job Duties:   
• Reports to H.O.D. (Process & Safety) and works under his overall supervision.
• During tendering stage, reviews enquiry documentation from client together with Scope of Work raises queries where there is lack of clarity, interfaces with other disciplines to ensure integration of activities and final provide Process inputs during bid preparation. On award of projects perform as under.
• Develop drawings and document register to ensure all deliverables are accounted for per enquiry document.
• Develop Process Design Basis based on scope of work, subsequent client's clarifications and site visit.
• Perform Process simulation and develop Heat & Mass Balance as required.
• Perform Equipment/Instrument sizing calculations.
• Prepares Process Flow Diagrams, P&IDs, Process data sheets, and other Process deliverables.
• Prepares Operating Manual and provide support during commissioning and performance run.
• Coordinates with the Drafting Office Coordinator for the checking and issuing of drawings.
• Plan HAZOP, HAZID and other safety studies, provide process input and participate as required.

Job Requirements:
• B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from a reputed institute
• Minimum of 7 years experience in the oil and gas plants Design and Engineering.
• Supervisory potential.
• Knowledge and expertise in using process-engineering software like HYSIS, PIPESIM, PIPEPHASE essential.
• Proven skills in routine process calculations and use of process software and in-house developed spreadsheets.
• Understanding of all Engineering disciplines.
• Good knowledge of relevant engineering codes and standards.
• Good command of written and spoken English and report writing.
• Good technical knowledge and skills.
• Good interpersonal relationship.
• Good planning and decision making skills.
• Should be familiar with routine safety studies like HAZOP, HAZID, and SIMOPS etc.

Deadline: 20/06/2014

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