Graduate Process Engineer (Operations)

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Salary: Competitive

Reference: 894093_1613664875
Industry: Oil and Gas
Required Skills: Process Engineer, Graduate, Offshore Operations

Job Description

Do you want to work on exciting, leading-edge projects as part of an expert multi-discipline team? Are you a talented and enthusiastic undergraduate / post graduate seeking a career in Oil and Gas and project delivery, ODE's Graduate Programme is your ideal next step. This is your chance to take on a unique opportunity to kick-start your career in the offshore Oil and Gas industry.

We currently have an opportunity for a Graduate Process Engineer to be based in Great Yarmouth on a Staff basis.

The role:

To join the Operations Team and work across a range Operations Support Contracts. This will include providing the day to day support to operating assets and supporting greenfield pre-start up projects.

Scope of Responsibilities:

The engineer will be expected to work with appropriate guidance on multiple work scopes as a member of an Operations Support team.

Duties will typically include:

  • Maintaining the master sets of critical documentation (P&IDs, PFDs, Line List, Procedures)
  • Creating simple HYSYS simulation models to evaluate operating status.
  • Producing piping hydraulic calculations.
  • Input to technical notes and study reports.
  • Analysis of production performance data.
  • Assistance with site surveys and commissioning activities.
  • Evaluation of performance limits of existing equipment.

Safety and Environmental Related Tasks:

Safety, Health, Environment and Quality

Ensure their work implements adequate Health, Safety and Environmental work practices, procedures and methods to meet all statutory requirements and the Company SHEQ Management System.

Competencies & Soft Skills:

  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good report writing skills essential
  • Confident and outgoing individual
  • Team player, self-starter and problem solver i.e. "Can -do" attitude
  • Strong IT literacy
  • Flexible to travel in UK and working away from base office


Hold a Bachelor Degree or equivalent in related engineering subject (e.g. Chemical Engineering). Must register as an Associate Member of the IChemE and will be expected to work towards chartered membership as part of the ODE Professional Development Scheme. ODE will provide funding for membership for a recognised institution on the journey to acquire Incorporated Engineer (IEng) or Charted Engineer (CEng) status. Work placements in the oil & gas or petrochemical industries would be an advantage.

Your Application

Closing date for applications is 21st March 2021. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in this vacancy. Your application will be carefully considered during the initial screening process. Unfortunately, due to the high volumes of applicants we are unable to personally respond with everyone that applies but we will contact you if you are selected to progress in the recruitment process.

ODE is an equal opportunities employer.

To comply with immigration legislation, ODE is legally required to verify your right to work in the UK.

Candidates requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applicants. Appointments will be based upon ODE being able to provide evidence that there are no other suitable candidates for this vacancy within the EU/EEA or the role is listed on The Shortage Occupation List.


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