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Kent Recruitment

Senior Process Engineer (Low Carbon)

Abu Dhabi
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About you:

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Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

About the job:

Kent is recruiting a Senior Process Engineer (Low Carbon) to support up and coming Concept Select, Technology Evaluation and process Feasibility Studies. With a focus on expanding our low carbon capabilities, including green / blue / pink hydrogen, carbon capture storage &utilization, power to X and waste to fuel’s.

Your responsibilities:

  • Ensure all engineering and design work performed meets quality, cost and schedule requirements.
  • Ensure all design work is safe and carried out in a safe manner.
  • Process Design Engineering including performing process simulations, design calculations, Process Optimization, sizing & selection of equipment, depressurization calculations and flare network studies etc. for Tenders (as required) and for awarded Projects.
  • Preparation of various engineering deliverables (Drawings & Documents) such as Process Flow Diagrams, P&IDs, Process Datasheets, Equipment Specifications, Heat and Mass balance, Cause & Effect Diagrams, control philosophies, shutdown philosophies, HAZOP Studies & reports, Operation & maintenance manuals etc.
  • Review of Clients tender documents, specifications, datasheets, verification of FEED design & calculations.
  • Review Key Deliverables prepared by Engineers.
  • Preparation & Issue of RFQ’s, evaluation of vendor’s quotations, clarifications, Technical Bid Analysis etc. and assist procurement team for procurement of equipment, materials, packages, instruments and services as required.
  • Review of vendor and subcontractor documents, drawings, datasheets, specifications and calculations to check compliance with project requirements.
  • Ensure direct, effective and timely communications of project requirements, request for actions, responses to requests, routine reporting and sharing important information to Lead Engineer and all supervised staff.
  • If required, deputize as a Study Manager on specific projects.
  • Initiate internal and external Cost Time Resource (CTR’s) for projects as required and estimate manhours.
  • Be fully aware of and implement, where appropriate, the latest International and National Standards, Codes of Practice, software and requirements of ‘good engineering practice’ for all work performed.
  • Ensure adherence to Contract, Scope of Work and Design Basis Memorandum; identify variations in a timely manner, whether initiated by Client or internally. Obtain the Project Manager’s approval of direction and any impact upon the project budget or schedule, prior to implementation.
  • Participate in meetings with the Study Manager, Client and third parties, involving supervised staff as required, to communicate and clarify interfaces, requests, decisions, approvals, proposals, status, responses, etc.
  • Coordinate requirements between his / her and other disciplines along with Study Manager.
  • Assist developing study deliverable lists (and accurately maintain the schedule).
  • Coordinate performance of or perform non deliverable activities as required by the project scope of work or when requested by the Study Manager, i.e., Site Visits, Calculations, Inspection Visits, Studies, Reviews, participation in meetings, etc.
  • Coordinate or perform the squad check of documents and drawings of other disciplines, reviewing all the interfaces to be coordinated.
  • Coordinate or perform discipline check for all design documents.
  • Act professionally and with due diligence at all times to fully safeguard the interests of the Company in all business activities.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the management.

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

Qualification/ Certification:

Bachelor’s Degree in (Chemical Engineering)

Between (10 to 15) years

Skills Requirement:

  • Effective communication skills. Proficient in presenting complex information to project stakeholders, creating technical reports, and actively listening to peers and team members.
  • Oil and Gas Processing. Strong foundation in oil and gas processing fundamentals.
  • Process Design Expertise. Highly advantageous if experienced in process design for the following areas:
    • Ammonia, Methanol, and Urea Synthesis
    • Carbon Capture Technologies
    • Green and Blue Hydrogen Production
    • Licensor and technology evaluation
  • Transition Skills. Demonstrated ability to transfer skills from conventional energy projects to new energy and low-carbon initiatives.
  • Versatile Work Environments. Comfortable working in both office and field-based environments, adapting to diverse project demands.
  • Software Proficiency. Proficient in utilizing relevant software tools, with expertise in process simulation software such as Aspen HYSYS and/or ProMax.
  • Front End loading. Advantageous working in Appraise and Concept Selection Phases of projects and familiar with FEL 1 / 2 / 3 requirements.


  • Excellent interpersonal and analytical attributes
  • Able to effectively communicate technical issues to peers and line manager (written and verbal).

Details about the role:

Location: UAE

Relocation required: N/A

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