Chemical Process Engineer
Process Engineers are responsible for the design, construction, maintenance and improvement of large equipment and facilities which are used for processing and producing oil and gas - either onshore or offshore.
Carries out technical studies and make recommendations for improvements which will increase productivity or equipment performance.
Undertakes front-end engineering design work.
Takes part in risk assessments, study work and plan modifications or equipment.
Provides technical support to on site personnel.
How this role fits in with the rest of the industry.
Process Engineers support the plant equipment both onshore and offshore to ensure that it remains efficient and productive.
Process Engineers can work for a range of companies including companies who own or manage production facilities (known as Operators), Service Companies and Engineering Consultancies.
Basic entry requirements include (necessary)
Degree in Chemical Engineering or similar technical discipline.
Employers might also look for (desirable)
Willing to become a Chartered Engineer (a professionally recognised qualification)
Willing to and has the ability to gain offshore safety training and Medical Certificate
Work experience in a similar role gained during University/study
Typical starting salary may be in the region of
AED27,000 - AED40,000
Typical Salary once experienced
AED60,000 upwards (once Chartered)
Through your career you might progress to become a Senior Engineer, Principal Engineer or a Consultant.
It may also be possible to become a Team Leader or Manager.