Pressure Vessel Engineer @ Jizan – Saudi Arabia

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Pressure Vessel Engineer @ Jizan - Saudi Arabia

  • Post Date:July 12, 2021
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Job Description


The purpose is to lead in providing Engineering oversight to ensure the safe & reliable operation of all facilities under JIGPC in Jazan, Saudi Arabia.

Nature & Scope

As a member of the site engineering team, the Pressure Vessel Engineer is expected to lead the interaction with plant operations, maintenance, and engineering personnel to provide “hands-on” field-engineering & troubleshooting support, instructions, and technical guidance related to the IGCC facility operating units including, but not limited to:

  • Process Units: Gasification, Hydrogen Recovery, Sulfur Removal, Soot & Ash Recovery, Sulfur Recovery, Closed Cooling Water Systems, Fuel Gas Systems, Waste Water Treatment, Chilled Water, and Flare System.
  • Power Block: Gas Turbines, HRSG, and Steam Turbines.
  • Utilities: Desalination, Water Treatment, Sea Water Cooling, Steam/BFW/Condensate, and Sea Water Intake

The plant assets include a variety of mechanical equipment including, but not limited to: pressure vessels, heat exchangers, and pressure systems such as piping, piping connections, piping support systems, piping insulation; spring hangers; hoses, materials handling equipment; refractory systems; manual valves and specialty piping items; dust suppression systems; fire protection systems; and a wide variety of stationary equipment (filter presses, bag houses, silos, etc.).

The position emphasizes teamwork, communications, organization, change management, work process optimization, planning, leadership, and hands-on technical skills with comprehensive knowledge across 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.


  • Lead in the provision of engineering evaluation & determinations, issue technical direction & guidance, and oversee Inspection & Quality Assurance initiatives for all mechanical equipment and pressure systems troubleshooting, maintenance, calibration, repair, and test activities.
  • Lead in the provision of engineering support & guidance during the construction & commissioning of the plants. Maintain accurate documentation for plant’s mechanical equipment and pressure systems and validate commissioning activities and performance parameters.  Monitor quality assurance initiatives including equipment installation & assembly, alignment, cleanliness, integrity, etc.
  • Lead in the provision of engineering input for development & preservation of equipment standards, procedures, best practices, inspection contracts, and contractor selection guidelines.
  • Develop detailed engineering specifications, evaluate quotations, perform technical bid evaluations & vendor document review.
  • Maintain compliance with all Critical Safety Circuits (CSS), Safety Integrity Levels (SIL), and Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) implementation and revalidation programs.
  • Develop, implement, and manage a comprehensive risk-based inspection and calibration program for all mechanical equipment and pressure systems.
  • Establish & maintain a relationship with the local inspection bureau, maintain relevant statutory, regulatory, technology standards, and code information consistent with JIGPC plant operational objectives and local regulations.
  • Provide engineering support to 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.
  • Provide engineering support to develop the annual budget for mechanical equipment and pressure systems maintenance, repair, and major turn-around 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 pressure system 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 pressure systems.


  • Engineering graduate (BSME preferred) with 10-15 years of relevant experience in chemical / refinery / gas plant maintenance / inspection / engineering.
  • 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
  • Detailed knowledge and working experience with predictive and reliability-based maintenance methodologies, mechanical equipment and pressure systems engineering, troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair.
  • Experience in leading and guiding maintenance/technical employees needed.

Req No.31453BR

Employment Status Full Time

Business Sector / Division MEIET Operations

Region Middle East, Egypt, Turkey (MEET)

Country Saudi Arabia

Ref: CP044-Jo001