A petrochemical engineer is involved in designing means and mechanisms for excavating and digging up crude oil and gas from the earth. A petrochemical engineer’s role includes a lot of involvement in chemical engineering phenomena like heat transfer, fluid dynamics, thermodynamics etc.
The Job Role and Responsibilities
Some roles and responsibilities of a petrochemical engineer include:
- Developing Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams.
- Construct and maintain data sheets for new improvement schemes.
- Conduct Hazard and Operability Study (HAZOP) for all existing and newly introduced schemes.
- Ensure appropriate cost-benefit analysis and trend analysis of projects.
- Offer assistance in obtaining various sorts of statutory approvals for the project
Competencies and Skills Required
- Efficient and effective project management skills.
- Hands-on experience in various processes involved in the project operation including distillation, hydrotreating /hydrocracking, catalytic conversion processes, product treating units etc.
- Strong organizational skills to manage multiple/concurrent projects.
Assessment for the ‘Right’ Petrochemical Engineer
|Petrochemical Engineer Profile Skills||AMCAT Mapping|
|Knowledge about petroleum refining||Domain knowledge: High|
|Communication Skills||English: Low to Mid|
|Organizational Skills||Conscientiousness: High|
|Project management skills||Logical Ability: High|