Job Title: Intermediate Process Engineer - Relief Systems
Reference Number: B-021-PRC-Jan19-E
Location: Edmonton (Alberta)
- Perform pressure relief system analysis, which includes identifying potential overpressure scenarios, calculating required relief rates, and ensuring equipment has adequate overpressure protection (Single and Global contingency analysis)
- Ability to confirm contingency credibility by collaborating with process, equipment technology and SHE specialists
- Responsible for delivering efficient and accurate calculations and documentation in Process Safety Pressure Protection Manager (PSPPM).
- Propose cost-effective mitigations for safety relief findings
- Work face-to-face with client on a daily basis
- Stationed at engineering & construction office inside oil refinery
- Expect 10% of time doing field work – system walk downs, field checks
* Please note this position is not eligible for a relocation subsidy or living out allowance.
- Bachelor of Applied Science or higher degree in Chemical Engineering
- A minimum 10 years of previous experience in the oil, gas, or petrochemicals industry
- A minimum 5 years of experience performing overpressure protection analysis for a medium or large project/site
- Previous academic and/or practical experience with flare modeling tools, such as Pressure Protection Manager (PPM), Visual Flow / Visual Flare, or FlareNet(Flare System Analyzer)
- Strong oral and written communication skills and proven ability to influence others
- Solid understanding of Process Design fundamentals with respect to safety, including, overpressure scenario identification and PSV sizing via API 520/521 methodology; pipe sizing and hydraulic calculations; pipe pressure and temperature rating; control valve sizing; and heat exchanger rating
- Fundamental understanding of distillation tower, pump and compressor operation and performance
- Evaluate global scenario relief loads
- Conduct flare system hydraulic analysis
- Understands the impact of backpressure on safety valves and its implications on relief rate, overpressure of equipment, and the potential rupture of bellows
- Previous practical experience with a steady state process simulation tool, such as PROII or HYSYS
- Experience in Process Safety and Risk fundamentals including Risk Assessments and HAZOPS
- Periodic checking existing conditions of equipment by field visits into the oil refinery
- Coordinates with client representatives to obtain their approval on phases of work
- Attends regular HAZOP reviews as cold-eye process design engineer
How to Apply:
If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and cover letter, in MS Word format, to email@example.com mentioning reference code B-021-PRC-Jan19-E in the subject line.
We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for further review will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future consideration.
Please submit your resume and/or cover letter in Word format only.