Saudi Aramco Careers

Distributed Control System (DCS) Engineer

Saudi Arabia
electrical/power engineering other engineering


Job Description

Requisition ID: 1407832

Req Number: 16808BR

Position Description:
We are looking for a Distributed Control System (DCS) Engineer, to join Fadhili Gas Plant Department (FGPD) under Gas Operations Admin Area.

Fadhili Gas Plant (FGP) is one of Saudi Aramco mega project under construction to expand Master Gas System (MGS) to cater for the Kingdom’s growing energy demand. By 2019 Fadhili Gas Plant will become a key component of the Kingdom’s master gas system, processing 2.5 BCFD gas from the onshore and offshore gas fields. FGPD is responsible for safe operation and maintenance of gas treat, gas dehydration, sulfur recovery & tail gas treatment, MEG regeneration units and associated utilities.

FGP operations are monitored and controlled through a DCS and supporting auxiliary control systems. DCS engineers monitor and maintain the performance of these systems through conducting engineering assessments, employing troubleshooting methodologies and applying engineering recommendations.

Minimum Requirements:
As a successful candidate you should hold a Bachelor’s degree of engineering, preferably in computer, electrical, or equivalent. A higher education in similar majors is desirable.

You must have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in operations process control fields.

You should have experience in process control system, design and commissioning control system.

You must have in-depth knowledge of multi-variable control (MVC) theory.

You must have a knowledge in Yokogawa DCS and ESD systems configuration.

You must have a relevant control system certifications and knowledge in programing languages.

You must be able to explain in details: the steps required for MVC project execution and the various elements used to monitor the MVC performance.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following:

Lead SIL studies for the various units in a gas plant.

Provide TUV Functional Safety Engineer (FSE) certification No.

Describe in details the various activities involved in a SIL study, the various assessment and verification techniques, their pros and cons.

Participate in at least in SIL studies, and provide a reports documenting the work involved.

Lead MVC project implementation from start to completion.

Support existing MVC applications (Honeywell RMPCT).

About us:
Saudi Aramco’s Exploration & Producing (E&P) business line oversees the world’s largest reserves of conventional crude oil, and the fourth-largest reserves of natural gas. The Company’s reserves portfolio include Ghawar, the world’s largest onshore oil field, and Safaniya, the largest offshore field. Company geologists are actively seeking additional reserves in many areas of the Kingdom, offshore in the Gulf and the Red Sea and onshore in the deserts and mountains. Petroleum engineers and earth scientists in E&P work with cutting-edge technology to manage and produce these reserves, including 3D visualization, reservoir simulation and remote geosteering of multilateral wells. The Company’s Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center, or EXPEC, is home to one of the industry’s most powerful computer centers. Research and development into subsurface upstream technology is conducted at the EXPEC Advanced Research Center. For more than two decades in a row, Saudi Aramco has been ranked the No. 1 oil company in the world by Petroleum Intelligence Weekly, a testament to the dedication and professionalism of the men and women of Exploration & Producing.