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Operations Specialists (Process Units)

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Location: Kuwait City, Kuwait
Duration: Undefined / Long Term
Other:Resident - 24 weeks on and 2 weeks off
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We currently have an opportunity within in the GCC for a: 


This is an opportunity for you to participate in the supervision of the pre-commissioning / commissioning, Operations activities according to detailed procedures.

Your main duties will be:-


-Ensure the daily operation of the units in accordance with Safety, Occupational Health, Environmental Conservation and Protection Company regulations;  

-Optimize the daily operation of the installations;

-Maintain and improve the operational tools;    

-Participate in Operational Budget process and contribute to the personnel management.        

-Develop and coordinate master plan of all pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up of the project.    

-Ensure capturing lessons learned from previous projects; identify opportunities for increasing readiness assurance;

-Mitigate pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up risks and provide suggested improvements for identified gaps.

-Supervise progress of preparations, secured requested materials and manpower for scheduled daily activities;Supervise the pre-commissioning / commissioning activities according to detailed procedures;

-Participated in startup and Run test for Dynamic Equipment together with Vendor;Participate to plant inspection for mechanical completion;

-Perform with success performance tests and interim operation

Ideally you will have a Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent with a minimum of 15 years' of proven experience in a crude oil refinery. You will have at least 12 years' of experience in a similar position and ideally previous experience in the GCC.

You will have proven experience in one or more PROCESS UNITS from the following: Crude Unit; Vaccum Rerun Unit (VRU); Atm. Res Desul Unit; Heavy Oil Cooling; Sulphur Recovery Unit; Amine Regeneration Unit; Sour Water Stripper Unit; Hydrocracker Unit; Hydrogen Unit; HPU Feed Gac Comp & Treatiing; Hydrogen Recovery Unit; Hydrogen Compression; Saturated Gas Plant; Diesel Hydrotretaer Unit; Kerosene Hydrotreater Unit; Diesel Hydrotreater Unit; Naphta Hydrotreater Unit; Cont Catalytic Reformer (CCR); and Acid Gas Flare.

It is desirable, you will also have knowledge of: Hydrogen Sulphide Removal (HSR) and Sour Water Treatment (SWT).

You will have experience in PMC / EPC organisation in the field of Refinery / Petrochemicals industries in handling commissioning of major projects of value not less than $500 million each.

You will have a good level of computer literacy and be proficient in Microsoft Office. You will need excellent communication and presentation skills both written and verbal in English.

You will have a Kuwait Drivers License or a license that can easily be transferred is a plus, but not mandatory.

Starting Date: Anticipated June 2017
Duration: Undefined / Long Term
Work Cycle: Resident - 24 weeks on and 2 weeks off
Family status: Single

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