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Study Engineer




Organisational context and job purpose

As a Study Engineer within Kinneil Gas you will define and deliver engineering studies in line with O&P UK KG business demands, recommend proposals to improve business performance and meet regulatory/compliance requirements.

Responsibilities AND Accountabilities

  • Lead the study development work and ensure adequate consultation is taken from other engineering disciplines within and out with O&P UK to ensure a robust option can be presented to the Asset at the end of the study phase.
  • Monitor study costs, programme and quality and take corrective action as necessary to ensure studies are carried out within agreed timescales and costs.
  • Produce study report for the Asset which defines selected option and provides a firm base for the business to make their decision to proceed
  • Ensure that an effective basis for each study is defined with the Asset and other key project stakeholders. This should include holding a kick off meeting.
  • Define and gain agreement to a study programme and study cost.
  • Establish and sustain effective working relationships with project management community so that all study objectives are met.
  • Able to communicate at all levels from managers to more senior level within organisation
  • Ability to manage moderate uncertainty (including fundamental technology options) within scope and capable of resolving ambiguity with asset and business
  • Ability to take ownership of study budget and schedule and deliver against these targets
  • Has in depth knowledge of KG plant design and plant operations
  • Has a basic appreciation of economic evaluation techniques
  • Ability to manage key interfaces within project (Infrastructure, regulatory etc.)
  • Can proactively challenge working practices and engineering standards in an appropriate manner where business and engineering benefits can be achieved.
  • Has good knowledge of the KG asset
  • Awareness of multi-disciplinary issues which impact on project scope and study definition
  • Good decision making skills within area of expertise
  • Can coach/mentor interns and developing engineers to support professional development of individuals.


  • Chartered, degree qualified chemical engineer with relevant experience
  • Excellent understanding of the application of the site Plant Modification process and associated documentation management systems
  • Awareness of process safety concepts and issues and can apply at a basic level
  • Team member experience of HAZOPs, investigation enquiries and SIL assessments

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their CV and apply

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