Process Control Engineer

IMCO Engineering & Construction Company

Ref: GP754-56
IMCO Engineering & Construction Company

The Role

The Role

The Engineer process control for Mina Abdulla Refinery will have a responsibility to attend to the preventive and emergency maintenance works in the operating facility of the refinery.

He will have administrative leadership and technical skills to lead a group of crafts man to perform efficiently.

He will familiarize himself and implement the company's safety, health and environment (SHE) management system and create awareness on safety procedures for his subordinates.

He will be responsible to ensure availability of process operating facilities and provide the optimum response time to breakdown of instrument systems. He will generate to daily and monthly report on the works carried during the period in addition to the equipment failure analysis report.

Nature of experience:-

Should have experience of working in a similar capacity in the oil and gas industry and preferably in a hydrocarbon refinery.

Should be conservant with state of art control instrumentation with special reference to distributed control systems, control optimization techniques and fault tolerant emergency shut down systems

Should be conversant with international standards like API ANSI and NFPA NEC IEEE etc as are relevant to control instrumentation and safety practices, necessary in explosive and toxic hazardous environment

Job Responsibility

Develop a complete understanding of the refinery s operating facilities

Closely coordinate with plant operating personnel to provide services as required

Responsible to attend the preventive, breakdown and shutdown activities in the plant area

Provide administrative leadership and technical guidance to the craftsman

Generate incident accident reports and take remedial action

Participate and encourage subordinate craftsman to report near miss incidents and safety suggestions

Participate in safety training courses conducted by the company like work permit authorization, handling breathing apparatus, fire fighting and use of fire extinguishers

Practice the tool box talk before commencement of any work plant area

Possess good hand on knowledge of modern distributed control system and fault tolerant emergency shutdowns systems

Repair / maintenance and service capabilty of custody transfer systems, tank gauging systems, modern blending systems, allen bradley plc s and bentley nevada 3500 and system 1 hardware / software

Computer literate and working experience on two operating systems

Knowledge on application of compressor, turbine and wood word electronic governor instrumentation

Knowledge of physical methods of analysis and sample conditioning systems and operating principles of process online analyzers for qulitative and quantative assessment using data acquisition computers and microprocessors etc typically

gas chromatographs
ph, conductivity, silica, na analyzers
ibp analyzers
RVP analyzers
UV/ IR Flame detectors
Density / Viscosity analyzers
H2S/ Hydrocarbon analyzers
sulphur in oil analyzers
oxygen / co2 /co analyzers

Servicing, maintenance and overhauling of field devices liek control valves, field sensors / transmitters to ptrovide a reliable process measurement and control instruments

Should be able to make rapid and sound decisions

In depth knowledge of typical control philisophies to optimize process plant operation for refinery applications

Maintain equipment historical and performance records

Suggest improvements of the existing job procedures, safety practices, plant improvement, maintenance manuals and the like of optimize man hour utilization in a safe manner

Liaise with maintenance planning division to generate maintenance work orders, desk top requisitions, warehouse catalogues requests in the company online maximo system and coordinate with other disciplines of the refinery

Project the future spare parts requirement and optimize warehouse inventory

Execute approved plant modifications



Engineering graduate in Chemical, Electrical, Electronics and communication, instrumentation engineering or equivalent.

Minimum 10 years experience in maintenance of process control instrumentation in hydrocarbon refinery or similar operating plants in the oil and gas industry.

Knowledge of state of art distributed control system and fault tolerant emergency shutdown system is considered essential. Familarization with custody transfer systems, tank gauging systems, modern blending systems, allen bradley plc and bentley nevada system will be an advantage.

About the Company

About the Company

For thirty seven years IMCO has been proudly contributing to the power, energy and infrastructure of Kuwait by concentrating its focus on the customer needs. Our strategy of quality planning and quality execution in every project has directly elevated our performance in:

- Oil & Gas production
- Pipeline, storage and export facilities
- Oil refineries
- Gas liquid plants
- Power Generation
- Desalination plants and telemetry
- Power transmission and distribution networks
- Waste water treatment plants
- Pumping Stations

Our services cover project management, engineering, design, procurement, construction, maintenance and project support services.
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