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Senior Process Engineer - Oil and Gas / Renewables

Senior Process Engineer - Oil and Gas / Renewables

Senior Process Engineer


Salary: Circa £62k (Negotiable on experience) and flex fund of £1175

Remote / Hybrid from Aberdeen


"Applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK"


We are currently looking for Process Engineers (ideally with OLGA Software knowledge) looking for the next step to Senior to be based in Aberdeen, Hybrid.


Main Purpose of Role:

To undertake the delivery of proposal and engineering activities from feasibility through to detailed design, including the generation of process deliverables, as assigned by the lead engineer or project engineering manager in accordance with Penspen’s quality and engineering practice and procedures. In addition to requirement to support all of Penspen’s current process engineering activities, in both facilities and pipelines, will be expected and encouraged to develop capability or expertise in specialist process areas, such as HYSYS simulation or flow assurance.



  • Actively plans and manages own work load and the work load of individuals under their supervision to ensure all deliverables and associated work activities are issued in accordance with the project schedule and are compliant with Penspen QA procedures.
  • In addition to general process engineering deliverables is responsible for development of key basis of design and design philosophies.
  • Must ensure all project work is compliant with applicable client requirements and specifications, international codes and standards, and internal company standards.
  • Review and checking of process deliverables (with emphasis on checking). Approval of process engineering deliverables may be required in specific circumstances subject to granting of formal approvals authority by the CDE.
  • Supports the lead engineer in estimation, planning, management and delivery of process deliverables as per the process scope of work and assigned project role. May be required to lead all or part of project process scope of work.
  • Assumes responsibility for supervising and ensuring high quality work output from less experienced process engineers, including coordination of workload, and provides training of these individuals where required.
  • Takes initiative to identify, develop and follow-up recommendations to enhance own performance and wider process engineering practices, methods and tools.
  • Attends other Penspen office, client facilities or other locations as required to assist in proposal and project execution.
  • Participate in and take a lead role where required in key project safety and design reviews, including P&ID design reviews, HAZID, HAZOP and SIL studies, and model reviews.
  • Provide expertise as practitioner in application of specialist process software applications eg HYSYS and flow assurance software.


Qualifications/Knowledge / Experience (Skills):

  • An engineering degree (or equivalent) in Chemical and/or Process Engineering
  • Chartered Engineer (Member or Fellow of Professional Institute)
  • Must possess an excellent technical background in the design of onshore/offshore oil & gas
  • process facilities, pipelines and associated pipeline facilities and be able to demonstrate
  • excellent general process engineering knowledge of and experience in development of typical process engineering deliverables such as PFDs, P&IDs, equipment, line and control valve sizing calcs, datasheets and functional specifications.
  • Must have significant experience in delivery of feasibility, concept selection and Pre-FEED
  • studies and in execution of FEED and detailed engineering activities.
  • Must be able to demonstrate good working knowledge of specialist process software, in
  • particular HYSYS & Promax for process simulation. Ideally must also be conversant with other commonly used software tools such as Flare System Analyser for flare network design; ERD for heat exchanger thermal rating; Flaresim/FRED for flare radiation and dispersion modeling; and Pipenet for hydraulic network and fire water deluge system design.
  • Must have a rigorous knowledge of relief and blow-down study work including PSV and
  • blowdown sizing calcs and the HAZOP study process
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with strong written and verbal communication skills, in particular with respect to technical report writing and the delivery of presentations.
  • Should be able to demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and experience of the national and international standards and codes of practice as commonly applied to the design of
  • onshore/offshore oil & gas process facilities, pipelines and associated pipeline facilities.
  • Must have working knowledge of or specialist capability in application of flow assurance tools including OLGA, TGNet, Pipesim etc
  • Must have good knowledge of workflow required to generate and develop process
  • deliverables, including key interdependencies with, and inputs from, other disciplines
  • Will be expected to actively expand knowledge and capabilities to support development of
  • Penspen’s process offering and capability in new areas such as LNG.
  • Is committed to personal and professional development, and is pro-active in remaining up to date with job related technical requirements and actively seeking to improve subject matter knowledge and expertise


If interested send your resume to a.graham@penspen.com or apply to the link provided https://careers.penspen.com/vacancy/senior-process-engineer--524254.html


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