Process Automation Engineer


About this role

About this role

  • Our Client, one of the largest Petrochemical Company in Kuwait is currently recruiting for Process Automation Engineer based in Kuwait for long term / secondment contract;
  • Candidate should be available in Kuwait with Transferable Visa and can join on short notice.


  • To act as the focal point for process automation discipline that includes instrumentation, control systems, automated valves and process control network operated by Company ensuring compliance with company work processes, standards & policies;
  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical / Electronics / Instrument Engineering with minimum 10 years of experience in petrochemical, refinery or fertilizer plants;
  • Advanced knowledge on process instruments, control systems and process control network;
  • Honeywell Experian DCS C 200 is must;

Job Responsibility:

  • Responsible for Process Automation Systems and technical support to Operations & maintenance functions in Ethylene Cracker & EOEG Units - Ensuring maximum availability of control system networks;
  • Manage Control System obsolescence and upgrades, Develop and implement Process Control Strategies;
  • Technical Support to Operations/ Maintenance for Startup / Shutdown and Turnaround, Carry out advanced troubleshooting of Field Instrumentation;
  • Conduct Root cause investigations, Study and Come out with Engineering solutions to resolve design issues;
  • Implementation of Improvement / Innovation and Obsolescence mitigation projects etc.



Required skills:

  • Projects: Startup and hand over to Operations / Maintenance ensuring to deliver the Project objectives meeting company EHS policies, Project timelines and allocated Budget. Also, expertise in leading execution of in-house Engineering projects;
  • Instrument Reliability & Maintenance: Expertise in leading Control System & Instrument Maintenance and repair activities, develop and implement Preventive / Predictive Maintenance strategies;
  • Process Control: Expertise in leading Process Control activities in Petrochemicals (Ethylene, EOEG) & Refinery (CDU, FCCU, H2, DHDS, Hydrocracker, Lube) in Process Control hardware & software maintenance, Develop and implement Process Control Codes, Alarm rationalization;
  • Control Systems: Expertise with various DCS, SIS, PLC & Other Control systems – Engineering, Hardware & Software maintenance, AV updates, Patching, Migration, Lifecycle management, Develop and Implement Policies and procedures for Control Systems etc.

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Wasim Hassan
Brunel Energy Kuwait

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