Principal Control System Engineers (AG-559)
Required for worlds one of the largest and leading Yanbu, KSA based Corporation Manufacturing Chemicals, Petrochemicals, Fertilizers, Innovative Plastics and Metals, following engineering professionals.
Job Description:

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor Degree in Instrumentation and Control / Electronics Engineering, Masters degree beneficial but not essential 

Minimum Experience:
Typically 20 years’ experience in petrochemical, fertilizer, refining, oil or gas industrial environment. Typically, 15 years should be with a recognized international FEED/EPC contractor, performing control system engineering to build green and brown field facilities in the petrochemical, or related chemical and Fertilizer industry.

Experience in the following
-Complete project cycle (basic engineering and detailed engineering including construction, pre-commissioning and commissioning support) of green/ brown field projects is ideal.
-Resolving operational/design issues 
-Control system design specialty related to PDP & FEED
-Pre-tender stage design
-Scheduling, man-hour control, productivity and status reporting

He shall also have following:
-Typical FEED project size of circa 50,000 hrs.
-Up to date with the latest technical developments in the respective fields of expertise
-Supporting Procurement in meeting clients/vendors

Job Specific Skills:
To be competent in the following areas:
-Deep knowledge of relevant international codes i.e. API, IEC, ISA, NFPA, PIP, ASME, ANSI standards and Industrial practices and regulations
-Capability to interpret Project standards, specifications, analyze exceptions when put up by vendors/contractors and to provide technical and engineering support to control system issues.
-Shall possess knowledge to review/update and develop company's control system standards.
-Comprehensive and in- depth knowledge is essential for handling of all the activities related to development / review of control system engineering deliverables during basic and detailed engineering phases of major projects.
-Experience in preparation of control system specification, logic diagram, I/O allocation based in process philosophy.
-Experience in preparation of Request for quotations, Material requisitions, evaluation of Technical offers, project specifications.
-Experience in selection and application of field control system.
-Capability to review and approve control system design document.
-Knowledge in Value Engineering techniques/ practices
-Troubleshooting all control system related malfunctions and shall have core strength to carryout Root Cause Analysis of plant's chronic problems and develop the solution for resolving such problems.
-Work with vendor technical representatives to resolve technical problems.
-In-depth experience in control system design in PDP & FEED.
-Preparation of proposal for PDP and FEED
-Train, coach and mentor

-Preparing technical articles for publication and presentation at conferences
-Good written and verbal communication skills in English Language 
-Strong interpersonal, leadership, planning, communication, analytical and problem solving skills.                  
-Strong planning, analytical and problem solving skills.
-Good presentation skills.

Able to do following
-Take proper and quick decision. 
-Work independently
-Manage all aspects regarding to Instrumentation design engineering.
-Provide and develop appropriate technical solutions for specific project issues
-Ensure the delivery of challenging project and client targets using sound technical knowledge and decision making skills 

Job Purpose
The Principal Control System Engineer shall be responsible for the design, review and verification of control system engineering on assigned projects to ensure safe, high quality, fit for purpose design in addition to providing consultancy services and studies to SABIC Affiliates. As a lead he shall ensure control system engineering is aligned with all disciplines, executing the work within budget and on schedule whilst motivating and managing a team of engineers and designers and developing younger engineers.

Key Accountabilities
-Assure that Safety is always the first and the most important aspect all work related activities.
-Assure full compliance of Process Safety Design requirements for the project

-Local Regulations - incorporation of local regulatory requirements into the engineering design
-Sabic Engineering Standard (SES) – Review, update and development of SES

Project Development:
-ITB (Invitation to bid) Technical Part: Update ITB technical (control system part) template

Participation in Workshops:
-Participate in Technical Assurance Audit
-SIL Determination workshop

Project Execution:
-Preparation of the project specific control system section in Invitation To Bid (ITB) documents for mega projects.
-Technical bid clarification activities, face-to-face clarification meetings with bidders,  technical evaluation reports, bidder ratings and other bidding cycle activities up to the award of contract.
-Design and Develop PDP and FEED control system package 

Review the following: 
-EPC discipline documents and deliverables
-Basic & detailed engineering documents
-Key documents such as control system specification, I/O list, control system panel drawing, ILD etc.
-Act as control system Lead on small sized projects 
-Lead Technical Assurance Audits of larger mega projects to ensure that SABIC standards, Local Regulations and project specifications and requirements are followed by the Contractor.

Responsible for the following 
-Review, development and approval of the project design, calculations, datasheets and drawings in line with the control system engineering requirements of the E&PM Technical Authority Schedule. 
-Delivery, cost, schedule, planning and progress reporting 
-Estimating the required control system engineering man-hours for a project 
-Managing control system engineer’s utilization and productivity 
-Ensure the timely completion of all studies, designs, specifications, drawings and other documentation for areas of responsibility assigned to him.
-Ensure no control system related NCRs during project life

Technical Consultation:
-Support SABIC Technology and Innovation (STC) for the review, evaluation and development of the new control system technologies
-Provide a control system engineering consultancy service to the Affiliates, Mega and Site Projects.
-Provide technical assistance to other departments and groups as necessary.

Waiver and Clarifications:
Evaluate waivers and clarifications of SES within PE&S KPI Targets

Continuous Improvement:
-On an ongoing basis, examine current control system techniques to identify and implement system improvements that will positively impact upon service, safety, environmental and cost performance.
-Participation of Department initiatives such as SES update…etc.
-Identify other external best practices, scrutinize if it is feasible before it can become a norm.

Contractor and Vendor evaluation:
-Evaluate contractor and vendor pre qualification within PE&S KPI Targets
-As required, participate in evaluating client's control system performance and make appropriate recommendation
-Be responsible for the development of staff working under his control. Advise the Department Manager of deficiencies requiring training for correction.  Transfer his personal skills to subordinates.
Industry Type:
Petroleum/Oil&Gas/Projects/Infrastructure/Power/ Non-conventional energy
Functional Area:
R&D/Engineering Design/CAD/CAM
Area of Specialization:
Sr. Design Engineer
Minimum Work Experience:
20 Years
Maximum Work Experience:
25 Years
Not Specified To: Not Specified
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