Senior Process Engineer

Position Summary 

This position is responsible for applying advanced process techniques, analyses, and practices towards high-quality customer solutions. This position requires collaboration with a dynamic, cross-functional, team to execute a variety of Process deliverables. As a leader within this technical discipline, this position is also expected to mentor less experienced process engineers and promote innovative thinking and problem solving. 

Primary Duties 

  • Assist in defining process engineering project execution strategies, along with Process Engineering Manager. 
  • Coordination with Applications & Proposals to develop Process Design Basis’. 
  • Develop complex process simulation models using standard simulation programs (HYSYS and/or Promax) for use in process design and development of deliverables. 
  • Validate performance of new compositions in standard offerings and identify customized changes or adders for potential customers. 
  • Conduct process design of equipment, including vessels, columns, heat exchangers and package process specifications for equipment and control valves. 
  • Develop process engineering deliverables (and aid in the development of inter-discipline deliverables) like PFD’s, Heat and Material Balances, P&ID’s, Equipment Datasheets, Utility Summaries and other process deliverables required for the project. 
  • Participate in informal studies and technical briefings with clients, suppliers and other departments/disciplines. 
  • Participate in technical reviews and bid tabbing. 
  • Prepare conceptual studies, designs, reports or proposals. 
  • Identify issues (problems, value improvement opportunities) and help clarify areas of complexity during all phases of the engineering design work. 
  • Help with defining training documents for field services. 
  • Assist with Field Start-up and troubleshooting of facilities from office or site. 
  • Troubleshoot client’s processes related to the technology. 
  • Mentor less experienced engineers and promote innovative thinking and problem solving. 

Secondary Duties 

  • Develop Cause & Effects and Control Loop descriptions for project execution. 
  • Prepare process modifications and implement new products and processes that are in-line with the company objective. 
  • Review/approval of process engineering deliverables including PFD’s, Heat and Material Balances, Equipment Datasheets, Utility Summaries and other process deliverables required for the project, as needed / assigned. 
  • Actively pursue and participate in improving current technologies and identifying new technologies 
  • Develop and implement options for asset optimization (debottlenecking, capacity improvement, and improvement of execution efficiency within the discipline) 
  • Write technical papers to promote solutions and presenting at conferences 
  • Technically support proposals and marketing by developing technical data presented in proposals and aiding in cost analysis. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Skills 

  • Must be self-directed and able to perform duties with little or no supervision. 
  • Expertise in Process Engineering - Cryogenics, Dewpoint, Fractionation, and FEED/FEL design. 
  • Practical knowledge of plant operations. 
  • Hands on field experience in commissioning, start-up and performance tests. 
  • Knowledge of Process Safety design concepts and documentation requirements. 
  • Command of general chemical engineering principles and calculations. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication. 
  • Communicate effectively with internal teams, external clients, and management. 
  • Command of general chemical engineering principles and calculations. 
  • Collaboratively works across functions and involves others in solving problems. 
  • Intimate working knowledge of industrial and regulatory standards. 
  • Involvement and knowledge of HAZOP/HAZID/LOPA/SIL safety reviews. 
  • Experience with complex modelling in HYSYS and/or ProMax 
  • Develop creative solutions to support best cost options while driving successful budget execution. 
  • Understand and adhere to all policies, procedures, and guidelines pertaining to safety, health and environmental emphasizing this perspective in their own work and in the work of others. 
  • Strive to continuously improve and apply personal knowledge and skills to effectively perform role. 
  • Use fact-based, structured decision-making process to initiate and support appropriate actions. 
  • Effectively exchange information, instructions and ideas within own work group and with other cross-functional groups. 

Position Requirements 

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering. PE registration is a plus. 
  • Experience: 7+ years of experience in Oil & Gas Industry in process engineering. 
  • Software required:
    • Microsoft Office
    • Adobe 
    • Microsoft Project 
    • BR&E ProMax and/or Aspen HYSYS