Process Engineer

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Wilmington, California, USA

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Job description

Our client, an American multinational energy company, is looking for a Process Engineer to work with them at Wilmington, CA.


The Process Engineer is responsible for:

  • Generating and developing process design improvement projects for strategic and real business improvement.
  • Providing process specifications, including heat and material balances, marked up P&ID's and equipment data sheets.
  • Completing process hazard analysis and process safety management (PSM) requirements.
  • Preparing and supporting detailed engineering design of projects.
  • Supporting commissioning and startup of new and modified facilities.
  • Providing guidance to operations consistent with environmental, design and operational requirements.
  • Provides process consulting to Operations, when requested, to assist with refinery troubleshooting and optimization.
  • Manages contractors and other engineers as needed for large or complex projects.
  • Occasionally working outdoors around the units and have the ability to climb ladders and towers and wear Personal Protective Equipment.

Basic / Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering.
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States on a regular full-time basis without restrictions.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering.
  • 3 to 15+ years of direct experience in refining and/or the chemical industry.
  • Experience with process simulation programs such as Hysys, Proll or AspenPlus.
  • Strong oral/written communication skills and the ability to interact and work in a team environment.
  • Computer proficient including applications for word processing, spreadsheets and databases.