Operation Support Process Engineer

Vacancy number • PUB407389

On behalf of our client, a global offshore Oil & Gas company specialising in FPSO Construction, we are currently looking for a Senior Operation Support Process Engineer to join their team.
The position will require relocation to Singapore and will then be relocated to Darwin in 2025.

About this role

  • Drive the Technical and Maintenance support to assigned operating facilities in process systems.
  • Review daily FPSO production reports and advise where required through fine tuning of processparameters utilising PI historian or other information.
  • Review and ensure that the requirements in the CMMS are meeting the regulatory requirements.
  • Actively contribute with technical and advisory support to Offshore Management Team, AssetManager and Technical and Maintenance Managers in terms of Process Systems.
  • Be the custodian of the loss reporting system identifying bad actors and areas for improvement.
  • Monitor and advise on the chemical injection and sampling / testing program and advise / support the unit when changes are required to ensure sufficient and cost-efficient chemical treatment on the unit including injection rate and chemical optimisation.
  • Review and provide the engineering solutions for Technical Query and Management of ChangeRequest from Facilities as per procedure.
  • Preparation of process deliverables in support of workpack preparation including; PFDs, P&IDs,Equipment and Instrument Datasheets, etc.
  • Perform and check process design calculations and process simulations.
  • Actively contribute to incident investigation and review Shutdown / Breakdown Reports and verify /carry out Root Cause Analysis.
  • Update Lesson Learned based on Management of Change Request, Shutdown / Breakdown Reportsreview, Survey / Audit Reports etc.
  • Provide in-house training for the offshore team as and when required.
  • Carry out competency evaluation for onboard members of the operations team when requested andact as a mentor and resource for new employees and less experienced colleagues.
  • Carry out regular visits to the unit(s) and support offshore team on process activities andtroubleshooting.
  • Provide input to Asset Planning on modification scopes; engineering, fabrication and implementationphases.
  • Support studies including HAZOP, HAZID, Risk Assessments as required.
  • Provide input for variation orders, including cost estimates and justification.
  • Actively contribute to Process discipline activities and provide input to develop and maintain company engineering standards and best practices within the field.
  • Continuously make suggestions for improvements in all spheres of influence
  • The position will require travel to offshore units and offices
  • The position may require to support the facilities during or outside normal working hours
  • The position will require to be a member of the emergency response team


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Chemical / Process Engineering or other relevant degree (Long relevant experience may compensate lack of formal education)
  • Ideally 10+ years of practical experience in the oil and gas or petrochemical industry
  • Experience with PI historian or similar and maintenance management systems
  • Ideally 3+ years previous offshore / FPSO experience
  • Good understanding and knowledge of FPSO marine & process systems
  • Thorough knowledge of API standards and UKCS Safety Case Regime
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of process safety
  • Good understanding of maintenance management systems.
  • Good knowledge of the relevant requirements of the classification societies and international rulesand regulations

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Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.
Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 120 offices and 45 years of successful operation.
Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

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Your consultant, Alessandro Alberti is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number: PUB407389

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