Principal Process Engineer

Basingstoke, Hampshire (GB)
£60000 - £70000/annum Excellent benefits
21 Feb 2019
Chemicals, Engineering
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a leading company in Upstream, Midstream and Downstream activities in the integrated energy sector, and is looking for a Principal Process Engineer to be based at in Basingstoke to provide technical and organisational leadership to process engineering activities on a wide range of projects from studies and design, to troubleshooting, commissioning and decommissioning.

 The Key responsibilities are:

  • Act as technical specialist and/or where applicable lead process engineer on projects, studies etc.
  • Undertake the competent engineering of process systems in accordance with specified procedures and plans.
  • Where required, supervise the technical activities of the design team to complete activities to the required technical standard and project schedule.
  • To undertake expert technical work is specialist areas.
  • Coordinate and expedite discipline and multidiscipline interfaces for areas of responsibility.
  • Undertake short term visits to a wide range of operating site and geographic regional offices worldwide.
  • Prepare man-hour estimates and planning activities for proposals and projects as required.
  • Critically review the suitability and accuracy of technical standards and procedures and develop new ones as required.
  • Be aware and evaluate the effect of new/modified legislation on plant design and performance
  • Ensure all activities necessary to guarantee the design of a ‘safe’ plant are performed.


  • Significant experience of technical and team leadership within a project environment working in the Oil and Gas Industry either as a Contractor or Oil Company Personnel. Experience preferred in Upstream Engineering.
  • Excellent written and oral English language.

Other Requirements:

  • Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering or other relevant discipline.
  • Member of a relevant Institution, Preferred Chartered Eng.

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