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Principal Process Control Engineer

Bennet & Boss

Bennet & Boss

South Holland, Netherlands
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

Principal Process Control Engineer

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Would you like to contribute to the design and control of oil & gas production facilities? Do you have hands-on experience in plant commissioning and startup, including tuning of controllers?

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For one of our clients providing innovative offshore solutions, we are looking for a Principal Process Control Engineer.

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Tasks & responsibilities:

  • Work on process control and process safeguarding-related deliverables and activities for FPSO projects.
  • Contribute to both Process and Instrumentation scope of work based on the phase of the project.
  • Develop expertise in the field of process control and process safeguarding as applied to the company's FPSO projects.
  • Be assigned to challenging FPSO projects, ensuring the effective functioning of production and utility systems.
  • Collaborate within the company's Process discipline, fostering teamwork and knowledge sharing.
  • Stay up to date on current and latest developments in process control and relevant industry engineering standards.
  • Actively participate in the development and review of Process Control Philosophies, Hierarchical Shutdown Diagrams, Cause & Effect Diagrams, and Alarm & Trip Settings List.
  • Write process control and process safeguarding narratives to ensure comprehensive documentation.
  • Review control loops on PFDs and P&IDs.
  • Participate in SIL Assessment Workshops and SIL Verification to enhance safety measures.
  • Contribute to the review of vendor documents, including P&ID, process control narratives, and Cause & Effect Diagrams.
  • Actively participate in ICSS FAT and commissioning processes.
  • Engage in plant commissioning and startup activities, including the tuning of controllers with PID algorithms.
  • Prepare estimates of process control scope for new proposals, contributing to the growth and development of future projects.

Requirements Principal Process Control Engineer

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Chemical Engineering.
  • Minimum 15 years of engineering experience, with at least 10 years specifically in process control within the design of oil & gas production facilities and/or refinery units.
  • Ensure compliance with the Company's Technical Standards, Group Engineering Standards, corporate processes, and work instructions while maintaining the quality of deliverables and achieving process discipline objectives.
  • Review control loops on PFDs, P&IDs, and Process Safeguarding Flow Diagrams.
  • Develop Process Control Philosophies, Hierarchical Shutdown Diagrams, Cause & Effect Diagrams, and Alarm & Trip Settings List.
  • Write process control and process safeguarding narratives for comprehensive documentation.
  • Review vendor documents, including P&ID, process control narratives, and Cause & Effect Diagrams.
  • Participate in SIL Assessment Workshops and SIL Verification processes.
  • Engage in ICSS FAT and commissioning activities.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in computer skills, including process dynamic simulation (HYSYS and/or UniSim) and Excel spreadsheets.
  • Possess knowledge of basic process controls such as Level Control, Feed Forward Control, Boiler and Fired Heater Control, Distillation Control, Compressor Control, etc.
  • Be familiar with design review methods, including HAZOP, SIL Assessment, and LOPA.
  • Have expertise in Functional Safety and IEC61511, preferably as a Certified Functional Safety Engineer (TÜV Rheinland).
  • Knowledge of Process Safeguarding systems and methods for Offshore Production Facilities as described in API-RP-14C is preferred.
  • Experience with ICSS on FPSO projects is preferred.

Region

NL South-Holland

Publication date

17.11.2023