Facilities Planning Engineer - Refining

Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Feb 08, 2018
Mar 10, 2018
Job Type
Full time

Position Description:
The Facilities Planning Department is responsible for the development and coordination of the capital program throughout the Company. The successful candidate will be part of the Refining & Chemicals Facilities Planning Division, which is a Division of the Facilities Planning Department.

The Refining & Chemicals Division comprises three groups: Downstream Development Group (DDG), Refining Group (RG), and Chemicals Group (CG). The activities of R&CFPD include developing master plans, conducting studies, and economic evaluations; developing business cases and alternatives for proposed capital projects; leading integrated project teams through preparing design basis scoping papers; and preparing expenditure request documentation and presenting to corporate management.

Minimum Requirements:
As a potential candidate for this position, the selection criteria are:

The candidate should have at least a B.S. degree in chemical engineering (preferred with an advanced degree in economics), and with 10 years of experience related to planning.

Experience in performing economic evaluations and feasibility studies, and preparing requests for budgetary approvals.

Experience with professional consulting in planning and executing engineering studies.

Experience in applying and analyzing process/system simulation and economics of refinery or petrochemical operations.

Excellent written and oral technical presentation skills.

Duties & Responsibilities:
The primary roles of the Facilities Planning Engineer are to:

Conduct feasibility studies on refineries and petrochemical facilities, and develop long-term business strategies related to these facilities.

Lead integrated project teams to prepare design basis scoping papers to define capital projects involving refineries and petrochemical investments.

Prepare expenditure request documentation and present it to corporate management.

Interface with operating organizations, New Business Development, Engineering, Project Management, and corporate staff.

Perform process/system and economic evaluations of existing and potential new refining and petrochemical facilities.

Direct evaluations of major refining and petrochemical facilities as performed by others.

Prepare and make presentations to corporate management on refining petrochemical investment opportunities.

Provide full-time consultation to Saudi Aramco management and other organizations.

Mentor the training of future Facilities Planning Specialists.