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Sr. Process Engineer

Houston, TX

Posted: 01/11/2021 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Engineering Job Number: 20285 Pay Rate: Depends on experience

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Process Engineer 

Salary: Open and flexible

Location: Anywhere in the US

A leading next generation energy company is currently seeking a Senior Process Engineer to join our team.  The ideal candidate is a fully competent and knowledgeable engineer with process or chemical plant experience, who typically performs routine assignments independently but under the supervision of a more experienced engineer.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide technical solutions for the basic and detail of design of process systems based around the Company’s proprietary technology
  • Assist in planning and reviewing of technical work and maintaining project schedules and work plans
  • Perform simulation studies and develop heat & mass balance sheets
  • Develop PFDs (Process Flow Diagrams) and P&IDs (Process and Instrumentation Diagrams)  to suit process requirements
  • Calculate and size process equipment (such as pressure vessels, phase separators, etc.)
  • Perform hydraulic calculations and line sizing
  • Select and size control and manual valves to suit process requirements
  • Prepare process datasheets for Equipment & Instrumentation
  • Perform PSV calculations and generate process datasheets
  • Create and develop proposal and inquiry documents, detail design and specify for purposes of quotation, purchase and manufacture
  • Evaluate vendor proposals and reply to bid clarifications
  • Make vendor recommendations
  • Participate in single and inter-discipline checks and reviews
  • Understand common place industry materials and their application
  • Travel required as dictated by project needs – Southern California, and to plants, nothing immediate, but eventually yes. 

Skills / Qualifications

  • BS in Chemical or Process Engineering is required; Masters or PhD in Chemical Engineering is preferred
  • PE (Professional Engineer) license preferred
  • 7+ years of relevant experience in Process Engineering and Design and possesses well developed knowledge of process engineering principles and practices along with understanding of project execution and process involvement
  • Experience with oil and gas process or chemical projects and development of process design packages deliverables such as simulation modeling, equipment datasheets, P&ID development, relief valve calculations, etc. is required
  • Knowledge of process simulation (ChemCad, VMGSim, Hysys, Aspen, Unisim, etc)
  • VMGSim knowledge highly preferred
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD P&ID
  • Served as Process Lead on a project with demonstrated success in delivering quality process deliverables according to project schedule and budget
  • Has knowledge of the process discipline and has general knowledge of other engineering disciplines
  • Process modeling – Understanding how Oil & Gas systems functions
  • Has a understanding of process controls and instrumentation and its use
  • Working knowledge of alternative, advanced principles and techniques of process engineering and knowledge of competing and alternative design techniques
  • Demonstrated ability to apply advanced laws, principles, theorems and mathematics or industry knowledge in the improvement and development of designs
  • Ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily
  • Able to perform routine process tasks and deliverables with minimal supervision
  • Ability to maintain regular attendance as per work schedule agreed with manager (may require working an adjusted work schedule based on project assigned and work overtime if warranted)
  • Willingness to comply with applicable laws and regulations, the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and other Company policies and procedures

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within 2 weeks of submitting your application.

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Recruiter - Murray Technical

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