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Power Automation (PSA) and Power Management System (PMS) Engineer
Job Description and Qualifications

To provide Power Automation (PSA) & Power Management System (PMS) engineering oversight to ensure the working and safe & reliable operation of IGCC plant facilities under JIGPC in Jazan, Saudi Arabia.

Nature & Scope
The Jazan IGCC is the world's largest IGCC and ASU facility producing 2100 MMSCFD syngas, 18,000 MT/Day Oxygen and 4 Gigawatts of power. Facilities and assets include residue gasification, acid gas clean up (Rectisol), soot ash recovery, sulfur recovery (Claus & Scot), combined cycle power plants, materials handling systems, hydrogen recovery, air separation, water utilities systems and wastewater treatment facilities.
Properly functioning of the power systems are critical to the safe, reliable, and efficient operation of the plant facilities and associated equipment & systems. As a member of the site engineering team, the PSA & PMS Engineer will interact routinely with plant operations, maintenance, and other engineering personnel to provide "hands-on" field-engineering & troubleshooting support, instructions, system rectification and technical guidance related to the site's PSA & PMS systems. The position emphasizes teamwork, communications, organization, change management, work process optimization, planning, leadership, and hands-on technical skills with comprehensive knowledge across other engineering disciplines.

  • Provide & maintain a safe work environment for self & others. Employ good housekeeping methods and demonstrate leadership with all company & industry safe work processes to prevent injuries.
You will provide Power systems engineering technical input and task leadership across the following:
  • Lead in the provision of engineering evaluation & determinations, issue technical direction & guidance, and oversee inspection & quality assurance initiatives for all power systems & equipment troubleshooting, maintenance, calibration, repair, and test activities.
  • Lead in the provision of engineering support & guidance during the construction & commissioning of the plants. Maintain accurate document control and monitor quality assurance initiatives.
  • Lead in the development of detailed engineering specifications (including sizing calculations) for the procurement of Instrument & Controls systems components and equipment.
  • Lead in the provision of engineering input for development and maintenance of power systems & equipment standards, procedures, best practices, inspection contracts, and contractor selection guidelines.
  • Implement and maintain compliance with all Critical Safety Circuits (CSS), Safety Integrity Levels (SIL), and Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) implementation and revalidation programs.
  • Provide engineering support for the troubleshooting, maintenance, repair, and test activities for the plant's PSA & PMS system.
  • Develop, implement, and manage a comprehensive risk-based inspection and calibration program for all power systems & equipment.
  • Establish & maintain a relationship with the local inspection bureau, maintain relevant statutory, regulatory, technology standards, and code information consistent with JIGPC plant operational objectives.
  • Establish & maintain compliance with all company and local regulations.
  • Employ appropriate project development and project management activities (including scope, budget, schedule, execution strategies, risk plans, cost collection / reporting, etc.) for the execution of all projects and turnaround activities.
  • Promote an atmosphere of team spirit through good example, open communication, good listening, and timely problem resolutions.
  • Drive continuous improvement in safety performance, reliability, and cost of quality goals.
  • Establish & maintain relationships with regional Instrument & Controls systems & equipment suppliers
  • Foster and support positive working relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Participate at professional association meetings to determine best practices being used in the industry and apply them to our power systems & equipment.
  • Support, mentor, and develop local PSA & PMS engineers.

  1. Engineering graduate (BSEE preferred) with >10 years of relevant experience in chemical / refinery / gas plant maintenance / inspection / engineering.
  2. Experience in Front end Loading engineering project development.
  3. Experience in design, engineering, and commissioning of Power Automation system (PSA) and Power management System (PMS).
  4. Experience with Copa Data Zenon Energy Software Human Machine interface (HMI).
  5. Experience with SEL products and software's.
  6. Experience with Intelligent Electronic Device (IED) configuration, communication & troubleshooting.
  1. Experienced in the following PMS functions:
    1. Fast Load shedding
    2. Load Restoration
    3. Black Start System
    4. Generation Control System
    5. Generation Shedding System
    6. Automatic Synchronization
    7. Tie Flow Control
  2. Experienced in Operational Technology (OT) Cybersecurity & ethernet network design, engineering, commissioning, and troubleshooting that includes Ethernet switches, Routers, firewalls.
  3. Knowledge & understanding with the principles of: Safety Integrity Level (SIL), Safety Instrumented System (SIS), Safety Instrumented Function (SIF), Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA)
  4. Knowledge of industry codes and standards applicable to Oil and Gas and Refining Industries (API, ISA, NEC / IEC, NFPA, ASME, etc.) and preferably also Saudi Aramco standards and working practices.
  5. Emphasis placed on safety, teamwork, and aptitude toward challenging work. Skills related to outage planning, organization and communication are highly desirable.
  6. Proficiency in English speaking and writing.
  7. Good interpersonal and teamwork skills with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively throughout all levels within the organization.
  8. Experience in leading and guiding technical employees.
  9. Knowledge and understanding of local statutory / regulatory inspection requirements.
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