Kongsberg Gruppen Kongsberg Digital

Process Consultant

KONGSBERG makes solutions that enable people areound the world to deliver extreme performance under extreme conditions.  Today we are a world leader in several areas within maritime, defense, aerospace, and oil and gas industries.  Our strength is building centers of expertise around products, technologies and market needs.


Kongsberg Digital, Inc (KDI) is a provider of next generation software and digital solutions to customers within the maritime, oil & gas, and renewables & utilities industries. The company consists of more than 500 experts with industry leading competence within internet of things, smart data, artificial intelligence, automation and autonomous operations. In addition, Kongsberg Digital is the group-wide center of digital expertise for KONGSBERG.

Kongsberg Digital Inc Production Assurance business unit for Simulation has offices in Houston (US), Horten and Asker (Norway), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Dubai (UAE), Szczecin (Poland), and Mumbai (India). The unit is among the largest within dynamic process simulation in the Upstream oil and gas industry. Our main business is to provide dynamic process and flow simulator services and solutions to the oil and gas industry based on the advanced proprietary dynamic process and flow simulators; K-Spice and LedaFlow. A variety of services and solutions ranging from conceptual process studies, engineering verification simulators, control system check-out simulators and operator training simulators to real time production monitoring systems and flow assurance studies are provided. The range of digital applications is steadily increasing to meet the growing demands of the industry - in particular in the direction of Digital Twins and Machine Learning Applications.

We are looking for enthusiastic professionals with a strong motivation to take on challenging tasks in an environment driven by a desire to add value to clients, strong teamwork and practical creativity. Our clients include the major oil and gas companies, process plant operators, engineering service companies and academic and research institutions.

 We enjoy a growing demand for our services worldwide and are now inviting candidates to apply for employment at our Houston office.

 Typical projects include: 

  • Design, engineering, configuration and installation of Engineering Simulators, Operator Training Simulators and DCS Check-Out Simulators
  • Design, engineering, configuration and installation of Production Management Systems and Leak Detection Systems
  • Multiphase Flow Assurance studies
  • Support and maintenance of delivered systems
  • FEED stage and detailed engineering design studies
  • Process optimization and de-bottlenecking
  • Design and control system verification
  • Machine Learning and Advanced Analytics for Production Efficiency

 Tasks: 

  • Build and configure dynamic process and flow models in K-Spice
  • Run simulations for wide range of scenarios with built models
  • Implement Human Machine Interfaces (HMI)
  • Hook-up and check-out control systems
  • Carry out dynamic process and control studies
  • Analyze oil & gas processes and plant control systems
  • Perform optimization and de-bottlenecking studies

 Qualifications and Experience: 

  • Candidates will preferably have a Bachelor’s degree or higher in chemical engineering, petroleum engineering, process engineering, engineering cybernetics or similar from a recognized college or university. 
  •  A minimum of 3 years of Process Engineering or Automation related experience is required, preferably in following areas.
    • Process Design and Engineering of offshore Oil & Gas facilities
    • Dynamic process flow modeling and simulation
    • Distributed Control Systems design and configuration
    • Flow Assurance in offshore Oil & Gas production

 Qualities: 

  • Self-driven
  • Positive attitude
  • Good inter-personal skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong command of the English language
  • Able and willing to travel (about 10 -20%)

 

We offer: 

  • Challenging tasks in an international and innovative work environment
  • An opportunity to work in a highly competent and client-driven business
  • A high degree of personal autonomy within agreed areas of responsibility
  • Competitive remuneration package and benefits
  • Working location in Houston, Texas

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Job type:

Regular

Working hours:

Full-time

Working days:

Day

Application deadline:

12/7/18

Expected Start Date:

Asap

Location:

Houston, TX

Contacts:

Debbie Suchoff

Telephone: +1 713-808-6775

Company homepage:

http://www.kongsberg.com

Office address:

1383 Asker