Senior Process Engineer – Iraq - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee



Senior Process Engineer – Iraq

Senior Process Engineer – Iraq

KBR is looking for Senior Process Engineer to be based in Basra- Iraq for 28/28 rotation

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical assurance of Process designs through appropriate application of Shell technical standards and specifications, implementation of DCAF and review of design deliverables and activities.
  • Ensure schedule and cost considerations are included in design decisions, while maintaining primary responsibility to assure safe and appropriate quality designs.
  • Ensure Process Engineering activities are executed in alignment with Shell’s Project Delivery Roadmap and Opportunity Realization Process.
  • Develop strategies/conceptual designs during early project phases.
  • Audit construction field activities for compliance and assist in resolution of field non-conformance issues as required.
  • Ensure design meets requirements of Shell’s HSSE Framework.
  • Design and develop, as required, innovative technical approaches to the broader process engineering issues and contribute to continuous business improvement initiatives (fit for purpose)
  • Provide (one stop shop) process engineering support and delivery for QPH minor / base and medium projects up to 20MUSD CAPEX / project.
  • Accountability for process engineering deliverables and engineering execution planning support including provision of senior engineering expertise.
  • Proactively working with the Engineering Manager to keep projects on track and achieve Top Quartile (TQ) performance for the portfolio.
  • Drive and delivery of an ever increasing effectiveness and efficiency in producing project designs, through Elimination, Simplification, Standardisation and Automation balanced against the need for Top Quartile FEL in, and quality designs for the Majnoon projects.
  • Support Flawless Project Delivery / QCaptain for discipline

Education, Skills & Experience:


  • BSc., University in Chemical Engineering or equivalent

Experience and Skill set

  • Minimum 8 years experience in Oil and Gas related process Design and Engineering
  • Performs as a professional process engineer for projects and plant modifications from Front End Development through execution / commissioning and start up
  • Minimum 5-10 years experience in Oil and Gas Project Delivery as a Umbrella Contract Senior process engineer function in a multidiscipline Workforce
  • Fully conversant with process simulation tools
  • Experience in the Middle East, Gas Processing and Utilities are an advantage, as is front-end and commissioning experience and execution.
  • Proven leadership skills and strong personal drive in order to meet deadlines and specific targets.
  • Experience of working on Shell projects will be a distinct added advantage
  • Good communication skills and report writing skills, experience of writing technical reports is essential
  • Team player with clear evidence of working with others to deliver on goals.
  • Strong, and demonstrated, personal commitment to HSSE Leadership and experience in managing HSSE throughout all project phases
  • Experience in providing support to engineering disciplines
  • Experience with project management
  • Proven leadership skills and strong personal drive in order to meet deadlines and specific targets.
  • Team player with clear evidence of working with others to deliver on goals.
  • Strong, and demonstrated, personal commitment to HSSE Leadership and experience in managing HSSE throughout all project phases
  • Ability to work and manage in a multi-cultural environment
  • Experience with interfacing with other disciplines, i.e. electrical, rotating mechanical, civil, static mechanical and technical safety

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