Senior Process Engineer - Utilities


Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Ref: LP742-267

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Process Engineer Utilities - Steam, cooling, chilling
We are currently looking for a Process Utilities Lead - Steam, cooling, and chilling with background in Mining, Chemicals, Salt Business to join our Worley team. The qualified individual will demonstrate significant, direct industry experience designing and engineering utilities systems in a lead role for major projects developing FEED and detailed designs with key engineering companies or EPC contractors. The expectations of this role are to develop and lead engineering designs in steam, cooling, and chilling systems, to ensure design integrity whilst applying best engineering practices. Ensure all work is carried out in accordance with applicable codes and standards within the boundaries of the Project Basis of Design.

The selected candidate will have the opportunity to join a world class team and work in one of the largest brine beneficiation projects globally, which is being engineered to "supply greener" base products such as salt, gypsum, magnesium chloride and further refined products including green PVC from CO2 capture, green glass, magnesium metal, magnesium oxide, bromine and gypsum wallboard among others.

This is a full-time role with the opportunity to work out of several Worley offices globally depending on your location.

As our ideal candidate for this dynamic and challenging role, your responsibilities will consist of the following tasks:

Overall Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities
- Develop designs competently and effectively, within time and budget constraints, assuring that project objectives are satisfied.
- Complete integration with other team members: engineers, designers, and technical personnel in the execution of the project.
- Ensure integrity of work scope and that all work is carried out in accordance with Technical Standards and Company Procedures related to Discipline.
- Active participation and engagement to assure a productive and cohesive team.
- Consistent work development as per Worley's Quality Management System.
- Develop designs and promote initiatives to improve cost effectiveness on projects implementation.
- Manage performance appraisals, competency development and career development of assigned personnel.
- Identify and review new technologies development which may provide more efficient and cost-effective solutions.
- Compliance with Regulatory, Legal, Quality and Company Requirements.
- Developing and checking of calculations, data sheets, technical notes, requisitions, specifications, drawings and similar deliverables produced within Discipline.
- Input into Basis of Designs, Design Scopes, and FEED Studies.
- Specification, selection, detail design in collaboration with multi-discipline engineers and designers through vendor document review and approval.
- Efficient allocation of time.
- Maintaining effective relationships with: - Engineering Manager, Worley Engineers, and Designers - Project Managers - Client Representatives.
- Quality Assurance - Work within the provisions and guidelines of the Quality Assurance system relevant to the Business Unit
- Safety - Responsible for personal safety, safe working practices for the chemical industry. Understand and follow OH&S procedures.


- Degree in Chemical Engineering.
- Ability to interact effectively with people and use clear, fluent and expressive verbal and written language to convey information and ideas.
- A minimum of 15 years executing engineering projects (stand alone or as part of a program/portfolio). Global / Middle East EPcM, EPC and/or BOO project execution with total project values greater than $75 million USD
- A thorough knowledge of the codes and standards and a good understanding of engineering practices applicable to process design for industrial facilities.
- Extensive current design experience is required gained with notable engineering firms or EPC contractors within the mining, chemical or salt industries.
- Sufficient knowledge of steam generation, cooling and chilling water systems including pump capacity and additional power requirements. Prepare/ review thermodynamic process cycles, water/steam cycles.
- Relevant experience of the associated engineering disciplines of Electrical, Piping and Mechanical systems would be a distinct advantage.
- Industrial Relations - Conversant with industrial relations as they impact on the partnering contract.
- Commitment to personal well-being and a pro-active approach to continuously improving health, safety, and environmental performance.
- Understands current best practices, key technologies and technology suppliers, technology integration, facility constructability and operability, and contractors in brine processing industry.
- Understand brine industry benchmark projects and pricing.
- Flexibility to travel and work effectively with team members in other offices remotely.
- Excellent English written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to plan, review, edit reports, other engineering and construction deliverables.

Language skills in Arabic, Spanish, or French is a plus.

About the Company

Worley is a leading global provider of professional services in the energy, chemicals and resources sectors. We partner with our customers to address their most critical challenges at every stage of their projects: from initial concepts to sustaining and enhancing their assets. And we provide smarter, bolder solutions while delivering on our own sustainability commitments.

We are 51,000 bright minds across 46 countries all driven by a common purpose – delivering a more sustainable world. While working to fulfill our ambition to be recognized globally as the leader in sustainability solutions.

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