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|Duration:||Contract - 3-6 months|
Located in Quintana, TX
3-6 month contract * client will not pay per diem*
Minimum Experience Required 7+ years of Process Engineering experience in a LNG Export or Petrochemical Manufacturing Facility. Experience with LNG, NGL, natural gas processing operation and troubleshooting. Knowledge of PSM and PHA studies.
Preferred Experience: 10+ years of Process Engineering experience in a LNG Export Facility and with LNG technology. Experience with APCI C3MR technology and systems. Training and experience in PHA studies and participation. Practical experience with process controls systems
The Process Engineer is the technical contact for all matters related to the process technology (including liquefaction, natural gas, acid gas removal and NGL extraction) employed in the facility. Key responsibilities include plant performance monitoring and troubleshooting, process studies and modeling support for plant optimization, process safety and regulatory compliance support, and Communities of Practice and Lessons Learned ownership. This position drives technical consistency and assurance across operating sites through regular operating site presence, interaction, and application of internal and external technical standards. The Process Engineer is the technical resource for all matters related to the process support at all of Freeports operating facilities.
The Process Engineer is expected to have expertise in a process plant operating environment in natural gas treatment, NGL extraction and liquefaction technology.
For example, they should be familiar with:
- Acid gas removal systems
- Dehydration systems
- Pumps, reciprocating compressors, and other rotating equipment
- Cryogenics and liquefaction
- LNG technology
In addition, the candidate must have a strong background in process safety management and process safety applications including HAZOP, LOPA and other forms of PHA studies.
This position is based at the Quintana LQF Terminal or Oyster Creek PTF site with occasional travel to off- site locations as required. This position requires the incumbent to hold a valid, unexpired driver license at all times in order to perform the essential functions of the job.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities/Essential Functions
Provide process engineering guidance to Operating facilities with recommendations related to process systems design, operational practices and controls.
Support and execute optimization plans for the LNG process in line with the company goals and objectives year to year
Support plant Operations personnel in troubleshooting process issues and concerns.
Develop and conduct process simulations to investigate system steady state responses in support of diagnostics and troubleshooting.
Propose design solutions and performance tests requirements towards optimizing production
or solving process related incidents.
Develop and utilize Process Monitoring tools that monitor process efficiency and make
improvement recommendations to enhance production and efficiency performance.
Support preliminary cost estimates, and schedules to support capital and facility upgrade
projects. Thoroughly understand the technical Management of Change (MOC) process and utilize it in support of capital projects and routine facility changes. Support the technical review and closeout of critical Management of Change (MOC) activities at Operating facilities. Facilitate and/or participate in Process Hazards Analysis (PHA) and Hazard and Operability Reviews (HAZOP) to ensure safety in design and facility operations. Participate in Pre Startup Safety Reviews (PSSRs).
Facilitate and/or participate in other process safety and technical studies (e.g. Alarm
management) Facilitate and/or participate in incident investigation to analyze equipment and system failures and deviations and provide solutions and corrective actions to root causes. Assure Operations requirements are considered on major projects, and support Operations Readiness and Turnaround activities.
Interact with and support Commercial Operations, Regulatory Affairs, and other departments to ensure that appropriate process data and analyses are available to support Company?s business objectives.
Provide process engineering support for the commissioning, start-up and operation of the LNG plant and/or new process units installed in the facility. Participate in audits as a technical rersource. Conduct process-based technical training for operations staff.