Principal Process Control Engineer

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  • You have at least 15 years of relevant engineering experience in design of oil & gas production facilities and/or refinery units and a minimum of 10 years’ experience in process control.
  • Ensure compliance with Group Technical Standards and Group Engineering Standards, corporate processes and work instructions as well as maintaining the quality of the deliverables and achievement of process discipline objectives.
  • Review of control loops on PFD and P&ID, review of Process Safeguarding Flow Diagrams.
  • Development of Process Control Philosophies, Hierarchical Shutdown Diagrams, Cause & Effect Diagrams and Alarm & Trip Settings List.
  • Writing of process control / process safeguarding narratives.
  • Review of vendor documents: P&ID, process control narratives, C&E Diagrams.
  • Participation in SIL Assessment Workshops and SIL Verification.
  • Participation in ICSS FAT / commissioning.
  • Plant commissioning and startup, including tuning of controllers (PID algorithms).
  • Preparing estimates of process control scope for new proposals.


  • A Bachelors or master’s degree in chemical engineering.
  • Development of PFD, Process Safeguarding Flow Diagrams, P&IDs, Cause & Effect Diagrams and Alarm & Trip Settings List.
  • Good computer skills including process dynamic simulation (HYSYS and/or UniSim) and Excel spreadsheets.
  • Knowledge of basic process controls like: Level Control, Feed Forward Control; Boiler and Fired Heater Control; Distillation Control; Compressor Control, etc.
  • Familiar with design review methods, such as HAZOP, SIL Assessment, LOPA.
  • Knowledge of Functional Safety and IEC61511, preferably Certified Functional Safety engineer (TÜV Rheinland).
  • Knowledge of Process Safeguarding systems and methods applied for Offshore Production Facilities as described in API-RP-14C is preferred.
  • Experience with ICSS on FPSO projects is preferred.
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