General Instrumentation Engineer – Refinery

Saudi Aramco Oil Co.
Job Overview

Position Description:
Saudi Aramco’s Domestic Refining and NGL Fractionation team is seeking experienced Instrumentation Engineers to work in the Jazan Refinery. The refinery will have the capacity to process 400,000 BPD of Arabian Heavy and Arabian Medium crude oils to produce gasoline, ultra-low-sulfur diesel, benzene, and paraxylene. This is an expatriate opportunity located in Saudi Arabia.

Minimum Requirements:
As the successful candidate you must have:

Bachelor degree in Engineering (Electrical, Electronic or Instrumentation disciplines)

Minimum of 9 years work experience with Field Instrumentation, preferably with Foundation Fieldbus Apparatuses. 15+ years experience desired.

Thorough knowledge of Field Instrumentation engineering practices and economic principles, calculation methods, knowledge of international Standards and Specifications.

Understanding of Refinery facilities; their physical and operational constraints, main economic drivers to maximize asset availability.

Ability to communicate in spoken and written English.

Duties & Responsibilities:
The successful candidate is expected to:

Participate in the development of design and installation specifications along with commissioning plans.

Participate in the development of criteria for and evaluation of different field instrumentation and technical maintenance service providers.

Develop acceptance tests and inspection criteria.

Optimize the process control of the plants using the real time data (PID tuning) from PCS systems and performance monitoring of automation and instrumentation.

Support the Field Instrumentation maintenance workshop including, but not limited to the following:

Maintenance, installation, troubleshooting, calibration and repair work on site or in repair shop.

Minimizing the downtime for all installed Field Instrumentation by the timely implementation of planned maintenance procedures.

Preventive maintenance, troubleshooting for field instrumentation.

Troubleshooting and modification of field instrumentation.

Testing, calibration, checking and recommissions of all test instrumentation against recognized standards.

Calibration of Field Instrumentation and maintenance of records on testing, calibration and installation.

Observing all HSE regulations and ensuring safe operating procedures are followed.

Perform technical assessment for field instrumentation performance.

Perform integration of new projects into existing infrastructure.

Evaluate process changes and manage the change consequences in terms of Field Instrumentation specifications and reactions.

Evaluate potential obsolescence.

Work and configure communication using Foundation Fieldbus devices, HART, Profibus and MODBUS (Serial and Ethernet) Communication.

Participate in engineering work and tests (FAT, I-FAT, etc) and site activities (SAT, Pre-commissioning, Commissioning & Start-up) as well as in maintenance and troubleshooting jobs.

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