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Kent Recruitment

Principal Process Engineer - Dynamic Simulation

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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About the job:

We are looking for a Senior/Principal Process Engineer with Dynamic Process Simulation expertise to provide practical solutions to our clients’ challenges, including the requirement to decarbonise oil and gas production. You will work on a variety of projects, involved in process control systems, liquid surge (waterhammer) assessment, compressor anti-surge control testing, HIPPS response times, heat exchanger tube rupture and any other weird and wonderful dynamic issues that a client may come up against. Working under the mentorship of our dynamic process simulation Subject Matter Expert, you will lead a number of dynamic simulation projects. You will be responsible for supervising and guiding a number of junior engineers, checking their results and reporting to the client.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be the Lead Engineer on a dynamic process simulation study, performing duties with no direct supervision and within agreed schedules and budgets.
  • Present work to clients, virtually and face-to-face through reports and presentations.
  • Oversee more junior engineers under your supervision who are running process simulations, analysing results, and preparing reports.
  • Supervise and develop junior engineers
  • Responsible for the delivery of high-quality deliverables, ensuring compliance with relevant codes and standards and internal procedures.
  • Understand client’s requirements and contribute to winning bids for work

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

  • Engineering degree, honours or equivalent in Chemical Engineering or similar
  • Likely Chartered Engineer status with the Institution of Chemical Engineers or equivalent
  • Significant related experience in the Oil and Gas Industry and/ or Low Carbon Energy Transition projects
  • Experience using Hysys Dynamics and/or Unisim Dynamics as well as PipeNet and/or Wanda or similar liquid surge (waterhammer) programs. gProms or Aspen Custom Modeler experience would be useful as would software coding with VB.Net/VBA.
  • Excellent coordination, monitoring and supervisory skills.
  • Cost awareness
  • Understanding of relevant industry codes and standards

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