SENIOR FRONT END/PROCESS ENGINEER–Downstream and Energy transition

Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Kumaran Shanmuganathan

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Job ref: 32681
Published: 24 days ago
Startdate: 25/08/2021

Our client in the O&G sector are currently looking for a  SENIOR FRONT END/PROCESS ENGINEER – Downstream and Energy transition.

The purpose of job is to produce deliverables under the direction/supervision of a Lead/Principal Engineer, particularly in the field of downstream, Oil & Gas facilities and Energy Transition. This involves performing design calculations, assisting in the performance of engineering and field development studies, and assisting and training Junior Engineers when required.


  • Develop and disseminate within the operational entity a specific experience and know-how of Energy Transition studies (Blue and Green H2 derivatives, CCUS, energy intermittency management).
  • Assist Lead to execute project by producing necessary deliverables.
  • Act as stand-by lead on projects when necessary
  • Manage and support smooth interfacing within discipline team and across multi discipline engineering team / Client /PMT
  • Execute project within budgeted cost and schedule


With the support of Subject Matter Experts and Community of Practices members, develop master plan,conceptual studies and pre-FEED for Oil & Gas facilities, downstream facilities, Blue and Green H2 and derivatives facilities, CCUS facilities, and other Energy Transition projects.

  • Assist with preparation & checking of Engineering deliverables;
  • Contribute to Basis for Design and Project Specifications;
  • Assist in performing Engineering Studies;
  • Running of engineering software (Hysys, Unisym, ADEPT…);
  • Performing engineering calculations (Production of engineering documents (e.g. PFD’s, Equipment list, utility Summaries).
  • Production of technical notes for reporting of study results.
  • Support development of the team for the subject (downstream, energy transition)
  • Support business capture strategies including business development activities and bid preparation
  • Participate in global initiatives such as CoPs and regional activities



The job holder must have:

  • Relevant Engineering degree or equivalent;
  • BSC, Chartered Engineer;
  • Minimum 10-15 years experience, mostly in the downstream/refining industry, syngas and syngas derivatives.
  • Strong interest in new technologies related to energy transition: CCS, Low Carbon solution, Green and Blue H2, Energy intermittency management.
  • Good computer literacy with particular competence in MS office software.
  • Full command of English language written and spoken;
  • Extensive knowledge of designing of oil and gas processing facilities, including utilities and offsites;
  • Familiar with the ecomic parameters and criteria of O&G and petrochemical plants, and good understanding of the CAPEX elements.
  • and analysis of steady state for process plant;
  • Ability to assess key uncertainties impacting process system development;
  • Understanding of offshore process engineering preferred