Senior Fired Equipment Engineer

Exxon Mobil

Job Role Summary

Responsibilities for this position are to provide technical guidance for fired equipment (fired heaters, boilers/HRSGs, flares, thermal oxidizers) design, operation, troubleshooting, optimization, monitoring and reliability improvements across the global fleet for ExxonMobil businesses.  The location of this job is the ExxonMobil Bengaluru Technology Center in Bengaluru India.  This position includes domestic and international travel to support projects and producing/manufacturing facilities.
Job Responsibilities:

Support fired equipment engineering needs across ExxonMobil projects and producing/manufacturing operations
Technical leadership in projects and producing/manufacturing operations.  Applying broad technical and business skills and expertise to solve complex problems. 
Conduct detailed technical evaluations to address issues with equipment design, operation and performance
Drive site asset improvement in areas of:  safety, reliability,  environmental performance and equipment capability
Provide quality assurance of fired equipment design on projects 
Provide pertinent engineering expertise to complete Root Cause Failure Analyses
Review project and contractor deliverables as requested to ensure compliance with project specifications and design standards
Participate in design reviews, risk assessments, HAZOPs, vendor qualification and vendor bid evaluations
Coordination of communication between India based technical support contractors and ExxonMobil projects and producing/manufacturing operations
Provide coaching and constructive guidance to co-workers and site personnel 
Proactively and continuously grows discipline’s technical expertise in pertinent technologies
Interface with Global ExxonMobil Experts to advance combustion technology

Job Requirements

Bachelor of Science Degree (or higher) in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering from recognized university
Minimum 10 years of work experience in fired equipment design and engineering in Oil and Gas Industry, refining or petrochemical industries.
Broad and extensive knowledge of industry fired equipment design standards, specifications, codes and appropriate safety criteria.  Including API and NFPA.
Multiple prior assignments that provide a variety of exposure to global oil & gas operations
Detailed knowledge of fired equipment design and construction
Experience with heat transfer design and analysis software for fired equipment
Strong analytical and heat transfer engineering skills
Strong technical skills in design and troubleshooting of fired equipment
Good understanding of plant operations and priorities
Combustion design, thermodynamics, fluid dynamics and environmental emissions
Burner management systems and control systems for fired equipment
Materials for tubes, supports & refractories
Experience with project support, engineering surveillance & shop inspections
Worked as lead fired equipment engineer on capital projects
Direct experience working onsite in oil & gas facilities, field engineering and construction
Experience with field troubleshooting
Vendor knowledge and industry contacts
Participated in design reviews, risk assessments, HAZOPs, vendor qualification, and vendor bid evaluations as requested.  Experience in coordinating & leading these reviews.
Tangible breadth of experience in multiple technical disciplines, in addition to depth of knowledge in fired equipment
Preference is to have experience with the different types of fired equipment but a detail knowledge of every type of fired equipment is not necessary.
Strong leadership, influencing, organizational and technical judgment skills
Effective communication and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
Strong technical writing and presentation skills used in the development of standards and reports
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Demonstrated ability to interface with engineering disciplines; such as Process, Mechanical, Rotating Equipment, Materials, Civil, etc.
Demonstrated ability to understand and support client needs
Ability to adapt to tight deadlines, heavy workloads, and frequent changes in priorities
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs
Willing and able to travel as required, both domestic and international
Flexible to work in shifts
A self-starter that is able to manage own workload and utilize resources to overcome obstacles.

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