POSITION OVERVIEW The Staff Engineer, Production reports to the Staff Engineer, Production and is responsible for closely working with the Production / Operations, Maintenance, Commercial Operations, Engineering Services and Process Services departments to support the safe and sustainable realization of facility production targets and other critical KPI’s.
This would include but not be limited to supporting the maintenance of facility production capacity curves, tactical plant optimization and monitoring tools specific to all sections of the LNG facility, support the maintenance of a facility loss accounting tool, assisting with Supply Chain Management, support the management of departmental KPIs, Production Reporting, and support the coordination of supply of catalysts and chemicals needed to operate the facility.
Specifically, the Staff Engineer, Production will have a strong technical knowledge of the LNG process, its equipment, production constraints and key operating parameters.
They will work with Control Room Operators and Production Superintendents to safely and reliably deliver higher production rates and improved efficiency. KNOWLEDGE
Familiar with the hazards of hydrocarbon processes and the methods used to keep process facilities safe.
RESPONSIBLITIES AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES The Staff Engineer, Production has the following core responsibilities,
In addition to the core responsibilities above the Production Optimization Engineer will be familiar with and support the Production Engineering team with the following activities :
Utilize appropriate Environmental Monitoring tools that monitor water injection rates into the gas turbines for emissions control.
Validate deviations and assist with troubleshooting activities to minimize / prevent non-compliant operations.
Develop, measure and generate reports against Production KPIs. Assist with the development and maintenance of the Loss accounting summaries to allow for identification or categorization of facility production losses into buckets or tiers.
Technical Support / Process Optimization Support the Preparation of Production performance summaries for each process unit summarizing data on total production, capacity utilization, operating reliability, unit efficiency, production loss categories and quantities, and energy utilization.
Assist with development and utilize scheduling tools that monitor process efficiency and make improvement recommendations that will increase productivity.
Provides daily support to plant Production personnel in troubleshooting process issues and concerns. Assist with development of computer process simulations in support of daily plant operations as necessary.
Interact with Technical Services process engineers to define problems that need further study, design and carry out tests in the interest of enhancing production or solving process problems.
Participate in Incident Investigations. Support procedure development and training related to capital projects, temporary or new modes of operation, and compliance.
Reinforce safety and environmental awareness through frequent job observations and by interfacing with plant personnel. Work with Engineering and Construction department to assure O & M interests are represented on major projects.
QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS)
treatment, NGL / Condensate management and Storage and loading applications. Familiarity with Multivariable Control / Advanced Process Control Systems or other Process related experience in petrochemical, NGL, cryogenic natural gas processing, or other hydrocarbon processing experience is a plus.
Exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of an organization and with individuals and groups from different disciplines, industries and governmental agencies.
Able to work with a culturally diverse group of technical individuals whose skills cover the range required to engineer, operate and maintain the LNG terminal and Liquefaction production facilities.
Possess the personality and ability to relate to and to establish a mutually respectful relationship with 1) management, 2) peers and 3) the various facility level workers (Plant Manager, plant supervision and plant workers) whom are all responsible for ensuring good operations.
Organized, planning skills, able to manage multiple activities and programs in timely fashion and with a high degree of accuracy, able to meet work deadlines.
Exceptional problem solving and analytical skills. Accomplished public speaker, able to create and deliver industry-specific presentations.
Computer savvy including Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Access, Project and PowerPoint. Competent in use of specialized software including but not limited to PI, Process Book, Sigmafine, HYSYS, Pro-
Treat, HTRI Thorough understanding and interpretation of P&ID’s, HMB and complex loops and control logic
DIRECT REPORTS There are no direct reports to this position. FREEDOM TO ACT The Production Engineer requires supervision and guidance. WORK CONDITIONS
There is a considerable amount of outdoor activities involved.