Title:  Principal Process Engineer/Specialist

Job Purpose

Provide process-specific engineering services to JESA and its clients, and technical support and supervision within the process discipline and to other disciplines.  If required, manage and lead a discipline team. 

Main Scope/Responsibilities

  • Business Development:
    • Assists business development activities by maintaining an up to date personal profile and resume.
    • Builds positive working relationships with external parties such as the customer, suppliers, and contractors.
    • Supports proposals by writing proposal content and presenting to customers.  May be called upon to lead all or part of the technical proposal. 
  • Technical Competency: 
    • Assists, Prepares, Checks …
      • Basis of design 
      • Operating philosophies, sc.:
        • Drain philosophies
        • Spare philosophies
        • Isolation philosophies
        • Maintenance philosophies
      • Safeguarding philosophies
      • Shutdown philosophies
      • Relief & depressurizing philosophies
      • Control philosophies
        • Control narratives
        • Sequencing narratives
      • General:
        • PFD’s: Process Flow Diagrams
        • P&ID’s: Piping & Instrument Diagrams
        • Heat & material balance
        • Process equipment datasheets
        • Equipment & line lists
        • Material selection
        • Determination of design conditions
        • Calculations (relief-valve, control-valve, depressurizing, line-sizing & pressure drop, & flare calculation)
        • Cause & effect diagram
        • Vendor info review
  • Project Execution:
    • Manages & Coordinates a large team. May participate in project execution strategy and planning.
    • Knows the project and discipline scope/cost/time requirements, assists the team to meet expectations, and coordinates with other disciplines to ensure project success.
    • Implement innovative solutions, technology advances, and methods to effectively deal with working out of sequence.
    • Supports management of project change and progressing for the discipline and works with the Project Management Team to take corrective actions regarding any issues, staffing requirements, scope changes, progressing, or other events that could affect project completion and/or profitability.
    • Plans discipline quality, monitors quality activities, drives and participates in squad checking, recommends improvements, and acts where required. 

Main Scope/Responsibilities (continued)

  • Business Operations:
    • Supports the business by communicating team resource loading and skill requirements to a direct supervisor or Discipline Manager.
    • Ensures the project work is covered for vacation and unplanned absences. Mentors/trains and supports the delivery of training.
    • Facilitates coverage of activities when people leave the team. Encourages knowledge of and compliance with requirements and processes.
    • Works to resolve inter-discipline, vendor, and customer issues. Ensures discipline technical work and team activities meet all health, safety, environmental, and security requirements.  
  • Procurement Support:
    • Incorporates information from multiple sources into equipment/material specifications, datasheets, testing requirements, and material requisitions. Participates in bid clarifications conducts bid evaluations, completes inter-discipline vendor information review and approval, and finalizes other certification activities.
    • Reviews similar documentation to assist others and reviews/authorizes work done by direct reports. 
  • Other: 
    • Be able to write for specialist publications and present at conferences.
    • Works with site personnel to resolve issues. May create documents that supports commissioning, operations, maintenance, or decommissioning. May provide or lead on-site support for commissioning or turn over. 


  • Engineer
  • Curricula: Process engineering, chemical engineering, process industry

Global Experience

  • 9 to 12 years

Specific Experience in the position

  • NA
City:  Casablanca
Country/Region:  MA
Job Req ID:  17267

Job Segment: Process Engineer, Chemical Engineer, Engineer, Procurement, Engineering, Operations