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  • Job reference: RMS0117802

Process Design Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/08/2013
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The Company:
Our client is a major oil and gas operator in Baytown, Texas.

The Role:
• Member of a design team in the development of basic process design specifications
• Mentor junior engineers in the development of process design specifications, including the development of heat and material balances, design flow plans, process equipment design, preliminary hydraulic balances, utility balances, basic process control and instrumentation, materials selection, safety facilities
• Lead and/or perform process optimization studies to identify or evaluate capital or operating cost savings, process configuration alternatives, safety facilities requirements, etc.
• Provide technical oversight for engineering contractor’s work during front end engineering and design (FEED) or detailed engineering to ensure consistency with methods and guidelines, project specifications and owner’s requirements
• Participate in Hazard and Operability Reviews for new or modified facilities or in support of existing plant facilities

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• BSc in Chemical Engineering
• Software - Pro II, Hysis
• Ability to deliver high quality process design and project development deliverables within schedule and on budget
• Strong technical skills to provide guidance to more junior team members
• Effective interface management skills to help incorporate input from various technical specialties into design deliverables. This may include interfacing with multiple process technologies, process safety, operability, reliability, various equipment disciplines, materials of construction, industrial hygiene, etc.
• Proven experience in Flow Plan Development, HAZOP Reviews, PMA's, PSSR's


• B. S. (or higher) degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent, required
• Demonstrated experience in the petroleum refining or chemical process industries, or with an engineering contractor serving these industries
• Demonstrated capital project development experience or related process engineering experience

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
10-15 years proven process design experience
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