31 Jan, 2024

Ops Tech - Facilities/ Process Safety Engineer

  • Exxon Mobile
  • Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Health & Safety Petrochemicals & Refining

Job Description

About us

 

At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.

 

The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 

 

We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.

ExxonMobil’s affiliates in India

ExxonMobil’s affiliates have offices in India in Bengaluru, Mumbai and the National Capital Region. 

 

ExxonMobil’s affiliates in India supporting the Product Solutions business engage in the marketing, sales and distribution of performance as well as specialty products across chemicals and lubricants businesses. The India planning teams are also embedded with global business units for business planning and analytics.

 

ExxonMobil’s LNG affiliate in India supporting the upstream business provides consultant services for other ExxonMobil upstream affiliates and conducts LNG market-development activities.


The Global Business Center - Technology Center provides a range of technical and business support services for ExxonMobil’s operations around the globe.


ExxonMobil strives to make a positive contribution to the communities where we operate and its affiliates support a range of education, health and community-building programs in India. Read more about our Corporate Responsibility Framework.


To know more about ExxonMobil in India, visit ExxonMobil India and the Energy Factor India.

What role you will play in our team

 

 

  • This operations technical position will support facilities engineering and process safety engineering in production assets across the globe

  • Work location is Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

What you will do

 

Operations Technical Support (Facilities Engineering)

 

  • Provide remote technical support to operating facilities

  • Troubleshoot equipment/processes including heat exchangers, separators, pump/compression units, fractionation units, acid gas treatment units, water treatment units, refrigeration and gas liquefaction units, process safety systems, and process control systems

  • Perform root cause analysis investigations for equipment failures or process upsets

  • Manage and steward engineering design of site led small projects

  • Accountable to deliver engineering packages to site for procurement and construction by working closely with Contractor, Business Unit and other engineering disciplines

  • Analyze plant operating data to identify actionable insights for optimization and debottlenecking opportunities

  • Support Management of Change for facilities modifications including development of scope and completion of engineering deliverables for both routine maintenance and turnaround scopes

  • Lead and steward Management of Change including coordinating with other disciplines and operations, conducting risk reviews when appropriate, and updating documentation

  • Identify and progress capacity enhancement, reliability improvement and cost reduction initiatives to improve unit profitability

  • Develop and modify process simulation models using standard process modeling software (i.e., Aspen HYSYS, HTRI, etc.)

  • Provide coaching and mentoring to early career engineers

 

Operations Technical Support (Process Safety Engineering)

 

  • Identify and characterize hazards inherent in facility design and operations independently or through a team of multi-disciplinary engineers

  • Lead and participate in Risk Assessments and HAZOP studies for production facilities and projects (including development of event trees and bowties)

  • Conduct consequence analysis for dispersion modeling (flammable hydrocarbons, toxic releases), radiation modeling, blast modeling, BLEVE modeling using industry software (PHAST, FLACS, Flaresim, etc.)

  • Design of overpressure protection systems, including pressure relief and depressurization/ blowdown systems using Aspen HYSYS, and flare systems using Flarenet and Flaresim

  • Lead and participate in SIL determination and verification assessments

  • Provide process safety/ loss prevention support for greenfield/ brownfield projects including design of (1) facility layouts, (2) survival systems, escape, evacuation, and rescue philosophies, (3) fire and gas detection and alarm systems, (4) active and passive fire protection systems, etc

  • Interpret and apply ExxonMobil and Industry Design Standards to existing production facilities and greenfield/ brownfield projects (e.g., API 14C, API RP 520/521, IEC 61511, etc

 

 

About you

 

Skills and Qualification

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical or Petroleum Engineering from a recognized university with CGPA 6.0 and above

  • Minimum of 7 years of work experience within the oil and gas industry (Upstream, Refining, or Petrochemical) in Operations Support or Technical Services roles

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in responsible roles of Process Surveillance, Process engineering or Process Safety engineering in the Oil and Gas Industry

  • Experience and competency in various oil and Gas Industry Process Design and Process Safety standards.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and written/verbal communication skills in English

  • Proficient in Microsoft office suite of software program

  • Willing to work in shifts (1.30 PM – 10.30 PM IST) or (9:00 AM -6:00 PM IST)

  • Tool proficiency : Aspen Hysys/HTRI/DNV PHAST/FLACS/Flarenet/Flaresim/Flarenet/PHA pro


Preferred Qualifications/ Experience 

 

  • Strong organizational, planning/coordination, interface, and technical judgment skills

  • Demonstrated experience and proficiency in mentoring early career process engineers

  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams

  • Willing to work full-time from Bengaluru based office location

  • Willing to work in flexible working hours to provide around-the-clock support for global affiliates

  • Willing and able to travel nationally and internationally as per requirement 


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