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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.