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Process Technical Authority

Job description

Title: Process Technical Authority
Location: Algeria
Employment Type: 12-month renewable contract
Pay: Day rate
Rotation: 4 weeks on & 4 weeks off.
Are you a Process Technical Authority who has experience working on Oil & Gas projects abroad?
I am currently recruiting for a Process Technical Authority for a major oil & gas operator who is based in Algeria.
Requirements for the Opportunity:
  • Experience with onshore/on-site process engineering & operations troubleshooting.
  • Experience with Dynamic Simulation and Flare System.
  • Familiar with applicable industry standards and practices.
  • Minimum 15 years relevant experience in the process design and/or operation of oil and gas processing facilities.
  • Experienced with hazard analysis techniques used in the process industry (HAZOP, LOPA).
  • Experience with HYSYS process modelling software.
  • Knowledge of process design and plant modelling; gas processing, produced water treatment, gas sweetening, compression, dehydration, wells and gathering system, pipeline and export operations.
  • Experience with flare and relief system design including sizing and specification of relieving devices.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong knowledge in the fundamentals of process engineering.
Role Responsibilities:
  • Assures the technical integrity of the process operation.
  • Develops, maintain and ensure on-going compliance with systems and processes described within the IM Standard.
  • Provides technical guidance on the application of codes and standards with respect to process engineering.
  • Approves and documents deviations from mandated codes, standards and project design criteria.
  • Approval authority for engineering documents within process discipline.
  • Approval authority in the area of expertise for Management of Change proposals.
  • Approval authority for equipment installation and functional testing with respect to process design requirements.
  • Advises on system and equipment functional testing requirements and performance evaluation.
  • Endorses working practices and operating procedures from process design perspective and monitors compliance with these.
  • Evaluate and troubleshoot plant and equipment performance.
  • Identify and initiate the engineering and completion of plant process modifications.
  • Lead technology evaluations within discipline area, establish selection criteria and recommend vendor selections.
  • Ensures that key engineering documents (e.g. P&ID’s and Operating Procedures) are reviewed and maintained regularly.
  • Ensure that facilities are in compliance with existing Engineering Technical Practices and applicable Algerian regulations.
  • Ensure compliance with site Technical Queries (TQ’s) and the Management of Change (MOC) process. coach, monitor and support the professional development of Algerian engineers.
If you have experience working as a Process Technical Authority within the oil & gas sector and are looking for a new opportunity, then please apply with your CV and I will give you a call.