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Principal Process Engineer



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5-10 Years
3 months ago
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Building on our past. Ready for the future

Worley is a global professional services company of energy, chemicals and resources experts. We partner with customers to deliver projects and create value over the life of their assets. We're bridging two worlds, moving towards more sustainable energy sources, while helping to provide the energy, chemicals and resources needed now.


To provide process discipline specific engineering services to Worley and its clients, and technical support and supervision within the discipline and to other disciplines by leading a discipline team.

Primary Objectives / Responsibilities Business Development Support

  • Builds positive working relationships with external parties such as the customer, suppliers, and contractors.
  • Supports proposals by developing the discipline execution strategy, estimating costs, writing proposal content, and presenting to customers.
  • Will be called upon to lead all or part of the technical proposal.

Business Operations

  • Planning of man hour budgets, schedules, manpower loadings and staffing requirements, by skill and experience, to satisfy project requirements and direction given by the Discipline Manager.
  • Ensures the project work is covered for vacation and unplanned absences.
  • Mentors/trains and supports the delivery of training.
  • Assists in the employee performance review process.
  • Facilitates coverage of activities when people leave the team.
  • Encourages knowledge of and compliance with requirements and processes.
  • Works to resolve inter-discipline, vendor, and customer issues.
  • Ensures discipline technical work and team activities meet all health, safety, environmental, and security requirements

Technical Competency

  • Ensures team member adherence to accepted engineering and design practices, regulatory requirements, and customer specifications.
  • Supports the standardization of equipment specifications, drawings, and document templates.
  • Contributes to the understanding of technical knowledge, legal requirements, and customer specifications whenever viable and lawful.
  • Uses local/global standards to support technical excellence.
  • Identifies software necessary to enable process discipline to function effectively.
  • Provide specialist technical support, supervision and advice to the discipline and project teams; participate in peer reviews;

Project Execution

  • Ensures recognised onshore & offshore engineering practices applicable to process design are adopted within the discipline.
  • Technical direction, advice and control of the process work Project Execution
  • Participate in project execution strategy and planning.
  • Knows the project and discipline scope/cost/time requirements, ensures the team to meets the expectations, and liaises with other disciplines to ensure project success.
  • Encourages innovative solutions, technology advances, and methods to effectively deal with working out of sequence.
  • Supports management of project change and progressing for the discipline and works with the Project Management Team to take corrective actions regarding any issues, staffing requirements, scope changes, progressing, or other events that could affect project completion and/or profitability.
  • Collaborates with project team in review of project documentation such as proposals, estimates, budgets and schedules
  • Leads weekly process discipline meetings, reviews progress reports and required checking procedures.
  • Initiate, manage and supervise engineering assignments on projects that meet project requirements on time and within budget.
  • Organise and manage all aspects of the workload of a team of process discipline engineers and designers, within the parameters of a project schedule.
  • Understands and applies the Project Execution Plan (PEP) requirements - make-up and application (including the Engineering Plan).


  • Reviews data from multiple sources and prepares engineering studies, analyses, calculations, and recommend actions.
  • Crafts recommendations and reviews final documentation prior to customer approval.
  • Determines technical issues, defines alternate solutions, establishes pros/cons for multiple solutions, and makes recommendations through official project documents such as technical queries, technical deviations, etc.
  • Establish a list of discipline deliverables. Controls, monitors and progresses these deliverables to an agreed schedule.
  • Reviews final documentation incorporating all relevant information and pursues customer approval.
  • Ensure all Process engineering work on the projects assigned to him is carried out within established budgets and schedules
  • Lead the production of detailed designs and drawings, specifications, data, calculations and reports
  • Focuses team on achievement of milestones and other key project objectives.

Procurement Support

  • Participates in bid clarifications, conducts bid evaluations, completes inter-discipline vendor information review and approval, and finalizes other certification activities.
  • Provide advice during procurement, construction and commissioning activities.

Worley, Vision, Purpose & Values

  • Understands and communicates Worley vision and strategy and translates the strategy into practical goals and objectives for people in his/her team

Quality Assurance

  • Responsible for working within the provisions and guidelines of the Quality Assurance systems.
  • Work with project managers/project engineers to ensure all projects are set up and executed in full compliance with all the requirements of the Worley Project Management Process (WPMP) and General Management System (EMS) using consistent approaches, Work Breakdown Structures, work methodologies and reporting systems
  • Monitors the closure of all identified risks and opportunities.


  • Responsible for personal safety safe working practices. Understand and follow OH&S procedures
  • Promoting health, safety and environmental awareness.

General Accountabilities

  • Comply and keep up-to-date with the behaviour and business practices outlined in Worley Processes, and with all applicable laws, regulations and standards.
  • Develop personnel to share Worley values, beliefs and a commitment to the Worley Vision, and who demonstrate the expected behaviour, competencies and performance associated with their role or task.
  • Encourage a team-based work environment that leverages the expertise and knowledge of the team and nurtures a climate of care and trust.
  • Deliver quality services and demonstrate a commitment to understand and meet customer needs.
  • Demonstrate a visible and active commitment to achieving the Worley Vision and its associated requirements.
  • Act in the best interests of Worley at all times.
  • Perform any other duties that are reasonably required from time to time.
  • Determines methods and solutions for complex engineering problems and selects the most efficient and economical manner for meeting objectives.
  • Applies advanced engineering techniques and analysis.
  • Is fully conversant in the profession and proficient in the utilization of current engineering theories and practices.
  • Arrives punctually for work and meetings.
  • Demonstrates commitment to the organisation.
  • Complies with legal obligations and safety requirements of the role.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritisation of work to achieve them

Industry Specific Experience

  • Extensive work experience at a senior level within the Oil & Gas industry.
  • Minimum relevant experience design experience within the oil and gas industry, with also last minimum years in at least, leading a team of process discipline engineers and designers
  • Extensive technical, practical and leadership experience in the process discipline in the same or similar industry, including experience managing and leading multi-disciplinary projects and teams.

Education Qualifications, Accreditation, Training

  • Full-Time Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering from an accredited university
  • Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) status or undertaking the same will be an advantage

HSE Capability

  • Maintain HSE focus with the team to ensure OHSE requirements.
  • Demonstrate behaviour and business practices commensurate with a culture of world's best health, safety and environmental performance.
  • Demonstrate a visible and active commitment to:
  • personal well-being;
  • healthy and safe workplaces and activities; and
  • Continuously improve Worley health, safety and environmental performance.
  • Identify and report work hazards and incidents.
  • Able to work in diverse team
  • Able to make difficult decisions and lead and manage others in changing business conditions.
  • Highly effective people management skills such as leadership, team, interpersonal, coaching, mentoring and supervisory skills. Must be able to build, motivate, develop and manage an effective team.
  • Highly effective management skills including the ability to plan, set goals; and manage time, priorities, resources, accountabilities, schedules and cost.
  • Understands Worley Vision and purpose, translates it into team goals and objectives, and gains team commitment to achieving those goals and objectives.
  • Effectively manages and resolves conflict between individuals and/or groups.
  • Negotiates successful outcomes that achieve the required objectives and have the support and acceptance of all parties.


  • Good English communication skills (spoken & written)
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including the ability to convey information and ideas to individuals and groups, and make presentations when required.
  • Demonstrates initiative and a willingness to learn and continuously improve on performance.
  • Able to work on multiple projects of various size and complexity.
  • Able to work effectively in small to large multi-disciplinary teams and share and transfer knowledge within teams.

Moving forward together

We're committed to building a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace where everyone feels they belong, can bring themselves, and are heard. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by law.

We want our people to be energized and empowered to drive sustainable impact. So, our focus is on a values-inspired culture that unlocks brilliance through belonging, connection and innovation.

And we're not just talking about it; we're doing it. We're reskilling our people, leveraging transferable skills, and supporting the transition of our workforce to become experts in today's low carbon energy infrastructure and technology.

Whatever your ambition, there's a path for you here. And there's no barrier to your potential career success. Join us to broaden your horizons, explore diverse opportunities, and be part of delivering sustainable change.



Primary Location

ARE-AD-Abu Dhabi City





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Job Posting

Apr 30, 2024

Unposting Date

Jul 29, 2024

Reporting Manager Title

Study Manager

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