Hydrogen Specialists

Saudi Arabia, Dhahran
16 Feb 2021
16 Mar 2021
JN -022021-167280
Lindsay Gregor
Contract Type
Full Time
On behalf of our client, we are seeking Hydrogen Specialists to join their organization.

Applicants must be degree qualified (or equivalent) in Chemical Engineering with significant experience gained working directly with H2 production and purification technology.


This is permanent position based in Saudi Arabia and it comes with the provision of an exceptional relocation/accommodation package which extends to spouse and children. Benefits include competitive salary (low taxes), health and dental care.

You could be living in a warm climate with virtually frost-free winters, within commutable distance of Bahrain. The residential communities offers detached modern homes within the complex and amenities include; Variety of Restaurants, Starbuck Coffee Shop, Supermarket, Bank, Florist, Health Care Centre, Recreation Centre (variety of sporting activities), Theatre. You can also take a drive and spend time at the beach or marina.

Role Overview

The Downstream Process Engineering Division is responsible for providing technologies, process engineering expertise, support and consultation in the areas of refining and flare and relief system.

The Engineering Specialist primary role is to provide specific technical expertise as well as to support and consult in specific areas of refining.

Duties and responsibilities

Provide technical support for SMR operating plants. Troubleshoot major plant upsets and/or chronic operational problems.
Provide technical lead in the evaluation of H2 production options in the support of green fuel production and CO2 emission reduction initiative.
Engage technology licensor in discussions related to troubleshooting operating units as well as design of new process units with sufficient expertise to critically assess validity of licensor recommendations and provide management guidance related to acceptance of licensor recommendations.
Review operation of existing units to identify improvement opportunities, potential problems, and remedies to existing problems.
Participate in the planning of operating plant turnaround activities necessary to ensure long term reliable operation.
Coordinate the execution of capacity increase studies with operating facility, licensor, and detailed engineering design contractor. This would involve setting the design basis and scope of work as require ensuring study is sufficiently comprehensive to satisfy objective.
Develop plans for reviewing and incorporating new technologies, catalysts and adsorbent in plants..
Conduct simulations studies using Company licensed process simulation software packages such as HYSYS. Utilize process models for new and existing facilities and assess ability of the model to deliver representative results.
Create/Update Company Engineering Standards related to his subject field.
Lead process design and engineering activities for new projects in conceptual, pre-FEED, FEED and Detailed Engineering phases.
Mentor and develop less experienced Engineers to become specialists.
Develop new and/or deliver existing technical courses for engineers from operating facilities.
Present technical papers in major international conferences and issue papers in reputable oil and gas journals.
Support research and pilot projects that will enhance unit performance.

Minimum Experience

Degree (equivalent) Chemical Engineering.
Extensive experience working directly with H2 production and purification technology (including some field experience working in H2 production Units).
Experience in Steam Methane Reforming (SMR Technology), Partial Oxidation (POX), or Auto Thermal Reforming (ART), Water Gas Shift and PSA Technology.
Adequate design experience in order to take a lead role as the company representative when working with licensor or engineering design companies performing studies for H2 production projects.
Must have process simulation modeling experience.

Please apply on-line with up to date CV.

Spring Engineering Solutions (a trading name of Roevin Management Services Limited) acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Spring Engineering Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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