Control Engineer
WTS Energy
Lagos, Nigeria
6d ago

Job Summary

Supervises on shift the operation of the units of the section to ensure that plant throughput and products meet Company requirements and specifications in the most economical and safe manner.

Manage and implement assigned capital expenditure projects related to control system.

Key Results Area

Monitor and maintain Control-Loop tuning on Process Control Systems to ensure the availability of best quality of control to the operators to meet operating targets.

Co-ordinate and participate in the System Support multi-disciplinary teams, conduct regular system checks, perform system upgrades and take system backups regularly as a part of process monitoring to ensure best system reliability and integrity.

As a part of system support teams, inform other members about system changes and problems and seek assistance to resolve system faults.

Conduct regular control systems performance analyses to forecast and plan for system upgrades and enhancement for improvements.

Prepare control system guidelines, standards, procedures and policies and keep it up to date.

Prepare ERs to obtain budgetary approval from management for all assigned projects and follow up with expenditure reviews and forecasts to ensure adequate control and monitoring of project expenditure in line with the approved budget and schedule.

Conduct cost benefit analyses with viable alternatives to ensure project benefits commensurate with costs.

Prepare relevant documents such as project scope, feasibility and depth studies, business system designs, functional specifications, user procedures, conversion design, display and database configuration design and implementation plans for approval by all involved groups at relevant stages of the project towards effective implementation.

Perform necessary detailed design tasks, coordinate and monitor all ancillary services including project drafting services, services by external groups such as Licences and approvals from regulatory bodies, work assigned to other departments and divisions, etc.

to finalise working specifications, calculations and secure approval for all engineering documents and drawings by the concerned authorities.

Prepare material and equipment specifications, issue requisitions, evaluate vendor offers, raise technical queries, and prepare technical bid analysis to ensure availability of all materials required for completing the construction work of the project

Prepare "Project Turnovers" and "Work Orders" including all necessary documents (Scope of Work, specifications, drawings, material lists, etc.

for various executing groups. Provide technical assistance during project execution including approval, as needed, of construction and system specifications, contract documents for purchase of materials and services, technical analysis of vendor offers and purchase recommendations, to ensure that all project requirements are met.


Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Chemical or Process Engineering with emphasis on Control or equivalent.

Minimum 7 years of experience in the oil refining, oil and gas production or petrochemical industries.

Experience in handling multiple projects and providing engineering support in an operating refinery environment. Excellent analytical and good interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.

A thorough knowledge of Advance Process Control (APC), PID controllers tuning techniques, and industrial networks and protocols.

A thorough knowledge of International Standards i.e. ISO, ISA, IEC, NIST, etc. and best practices related to cyber security.

Must have the ability to write clear and concise reports, letters, proposals, memoranda and presentations.

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