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Process Engineer (HOU 18122) in Houston, TX at Middough Inc.

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/13/2018

Job Description

Process Engineer – Process Technology
 
The Process Engineer collects and prepares data/information and performs detailed engineering calculations. The Process Engineer performs engineering design and analysis on complex or unique problems and coaches/develops less experienced engineers, designers, and drafters. The Process Engineer demonstrates technical/professional growth annually by maintaining active membership in professional organizations and participating in technical seminars/courses.
  
Essential Functions:
  • Collects and prepares data/information, performs detailed engineering calculations, and writes formal engineering/technical reports.
  • Develops technical specifications & data sheets, performs technical evaluation of bids, and recommends best value design which meets client requirements for operability, reliability, maintainability and safety.
  • Provides leadership in field work by checking installations and problem solving activities.
  • Performs calculation checking and vendor drawing reviews.
  • Serves as Project Lead for more complex projects by estimating work hours, developing scope of work, making staffing recommendations, and checking drawings.
  • Interacts with other departments and suppliers to obtain pertinent information.
Technical Duties Include: 
  • Process Flow Diagrams
  • Heat & Material Balances
  • P&ID's (Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams) Development
  • Equipment Sizing & Specifications
  • Relief Sizing (PSV, Hydraulics, etc…)
  • Process Simulations (HYSYS Preferred)
  • Prepare Specifications, Data Sheets, and Other Engineering Documents.
  • Develop Control/Operation Philosophy
  • Field Verification as Required
  • HAZOP/LOPA/SIL Evaluations
  • Proposal estimating
 Skills and Qualifications:
  • BS in Chemical Engineering
  • 5+ years of process engineering design experience in the Petrochemical/Refining industry
  • Proficiency with process simulation (HYSYS, PRO II)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects. 
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office products

Physical Demands:
 
  • The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing duties of this job, the employee will: 
  • frequently be required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs and ladders, balance, stoop or kneel, talk and hear, and use fingers and hands to feel objects, tools or controls;
  • frequently use up-close vision, distance vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus.
 
In addition:
 
  • Overtime may be necessary as workload’s dictate. This may include weekdays, weekends and/or holidays.
  • May require occasional overnight travel to another client location/facility or the home office.
  • Conditions will vary at each location, but the conditions listed above will generally apply.
  • When working outside Middough’s office, appropriate safety training and safety equipment will be provided by Middough and/or Client, as required. 
Middough Inc. does not support sponsorship for any applicant that requires an employment visa (i.e. H-1B) to work lawfully in the US.
 
Middough Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of diversity and actively recruits minority, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.