Reporting to the Culzean Smart Room Team Leader, the Graduate Process Engineer will provide Provide process engineering and operational support to the site and to achieve the best safety, reliability, efficiency, production, environmental and cost performance possible
Interested parties should apply prior to closing date of 24th February 2020
Context and environment
Provide immediate technical support to site operations for process upsets and front line trouble shooting to ensure continual safe and efficient delivery of production targets.
Provide process and operational assistance in the preparation, organisation and analysis of site based trials, issuing of guidelines/procedures as required to ensure trials are controlled and carried out in a safe and meaningful manner.
Propose and justify modifications to improve safety, reliability, efficiency, production, environmental and cost performance.
Optimisation of start-up, shutdown and intervention programmes to minimise production shortfalls.
Creation of temporary operating instructions.
Analyze CLZ equipment performance data to optimize the plant operating conditions
Member of ERT.
Routine Monitoring & Reporting
Carry out daily routine monitoring checks on production critical equipment and wells with the assistance of the well performance engineer as required and propose changes where necessary to optimise the plant and wells to maintain safe and efficient production.
Provide assistance to environment, production chemistry and hydrocarbon accounting teams in the gathering of data required for monthly reporting of emissions and discharges. Ensuring data is accurate and complete, correcting any in a logical and justifiable manner to ensure consents and permits are adhered to.
Process Engineering and studies
Participate in process studies for plant modifications related to process discipline or multi-discipline.
Provide operational and process engineering input to HAZOPs, HAZIDs, Risk Assessments, SIL assessments and other technical safety assessments / audits, both during the actual assessment and during subsequent action resolution.
Provide operational and process engineering assistance to Shutdown Team.
Safety System Testing
Assisting with SCE testing, attending site where possible to ensure performance standards are met and defects are reported by:
Gathering of data during and following testing.
Performing technical calculations as requried.
Verfiying the results against the OIAVS.
Develop and maintain good working relationships with site personnel, other TEP UK business units and 3rd party contractors and vendors through effective communication and regular site visits.
Degree in Chemical / Process Engineering or equivalent.
Thorough knowledge of onshore / offshore process and production systems, flow assurance issues and industry norms and specifications.
Production General Resp
Region, department, area
Workplace location (Precisions/Keywords)
Experience level required
0 - 3 years
Affiliate (if known)
TOTAL E&P UK LIMITED
Exploration and Production
About us / company profile
Total is a major energy player, which produces and markets fuels, natural gas and low-carbon electricity. Our 100,000 employees are committed to better energy that is safer, more affordable, cleaner and accessible to as many people as possible. Active in more than 130 countries, our ambition is to become the responsible energy major.
Total has been present in the United Kingdom for more than 50 years and is one of the country’s leading oil and gas operators, with equity production of 189,000 boe/d in 2019. Total’s production in the United Kingdom comes principally from operated fields located offshore in three major zones, the Alwyn/Dunbar and Quad 9 areas in the Northern North Sea, the Elgin/Franklin and Culzean areas in the Central North Sea and the Laggan-Tormore hub in the West of Shetland area.