Principal Engineer (Process) – NPCC – UAE – Abu Dhabi

Job Description
ROLE / PURPOSE: This position requires experience in Concept, Select and Front End Engineering Design of Oil & Gas facilities; mainly involving Upstream, Midstream, and Gas Processing. Experience in downstream industry such as Refineries, Petrochemicals will be an added advantage. The role involves in-depth knowledge of Gas Processing industry such as GDU, GSU, NGL recovery, cryogenics, DPDU, Compressors, Expanders, Process and Utility Systems, techno-economic analysis, International codes and standards, Specialized process studies etc. The candidate is expected to have experience in and be well versed with Oil and Gas processing facilities especially the design activities during Concept, Select and FEED phases, including international codes & standards. The role also includes initiating and guiding in-house development activities involving guidelines / procedures to strengthen discipline capabilities and undertaking troubleshooting activities during various phases of project.

• Reports to Head of Discipline / Engineering Manager (Process & Safety) and works under his overall supervision.
• The role requires strong analytical skills combined with proven experience and knowledge of conceptual and FEED design for Gas Processing industry including Gas sweetening, Gas Dehydration, Process Gas compression, NGL recovery, Licensor evaluation & selection and techno-economic analysis as applicable to Upstream and Midstream Process facilities in Gas Processing. Experience with downstream industry will be an added advantage.
• Coordinates with Project Engineering Manager assigned to the Project and with Project Manager, Clients, other Discipline Engineers, Consultants, Vendors, etc. as required.
• During tendering stage, reviews enquiry documentation from client together with Scope of Work; raises technical clarifications / queries where there is lack of clarity, interfaces with other disciplines to ensure integration of activities and finally pro

Skills Required
• B.Sc. / B.E. in Chemical Engineering from a reputed institute.
• Minimum of 15 years’ experience in the Upstream & Midstream Oil and Gas industry especially in Gas Processing design and engineering, out of which minimum 6 years should be in LDE role during Concept, FEED and Engineering stages.
• Knowledge and expertise in review and guiding process-engineering simulation studies using HYSYS, PROMAX / ProTreat is essential.
• Knowledge of PIPESIM, OLGA, TGNET, TLNET, etc. is preferred.
• Proven skills in routine process calculations and use of process software and in-house developed spreadsheets.
• Experience in development of PFDs, PSFDs, P&IDs, and C&EDs / Safe Charts
• Good knowledge of relevant engineering codes and standards.
• Experience of leading engineering work in mega size FEED / EPC projects. OTHER AREAS
• Leadership in HSE culture and behaviour across line of business
• IT Skills: o Experience with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, and PowerPoint o Experience with Aspen HYSYS, UNISIM, PRO/II and/or similar software platforms including Steady state and Dynamics simulations is essential o Experience in PROMAX/ ProTreat, PIPESIM, OLGA, PVTSim, Multiflash, etc. is preferable PEOPLE SKILLS
• Requires strong oral communication and writing skills which are critical in maintaining good relationship with internal and external clients.
• Possess excellent time management and organization skills
• Leadership and consensus team building attributes.
• Verbal, written and interpersonal communication and presentation skills
• Experience with the development of subordinates
• Development & Succession
• Seek stakeholder’s feedback on team and provide support, guidance and opportunities for improvement when evaluating performance.

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