Process Engineer ASU

Houston, United States

Job Reference 1241198

Location Houston, United States

Industry Process - Chemicals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 7, 2024

Principal Accountabilities / Responsibilities:
 
  • Support the Product Teams in synthesis, selection, and evaluation of process cycles for optimum plant OPEX and CAPEX.
  • Generate/refine Heat & Material Balances (HMBs) using ASPEN+ process simulator
  • Develop/refine plant Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs)
  • Perform detailed equipment design calculations and specifications for Air Separation Units
  • Perform/refine calculations and write duty specifications for machinery, vessels, control valves, relief devices, and other instruments
  • Support P&ID development, operability reviews and hazard reviews
  • Support model reviews, complete coldbox inspections
  • Interface with third party SMR equipment supplier
  • Support plant start-up and lead plant performance testing
  • Support Operations and ESPS with evaluations, calculations, studies as requested
  • Domestic and international travel to customer locations and to plant sites is expected about 15% of the time.

Qualifications: 
To be successful as part of the North America Process Engineering team, candidates must:
 
  • Support a variety of projects within budgeted hours and to schedule
  • Have a strong understanding of thermodynamics and be able to adapt knowledge to new applications
  • Develop a working relationship with The Product Line Teams as well as other groups within the Central Engineering Teams (Controls, Systems, Machinery, etc.)
  • Motivate and supervise less experienced engineers
  • B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering (preferred) or Mechanical Engineering
  • 10+ years prior experience in Process, Operations, Process Systems, or Controls is preferred
  • Detailed knowledge of one or more of the following technologies preferred: Syngas generation (Steam Methane Reformers, Auto Thermal Reforms, Partial Oxidation Reactors), Cryogenic Distillation, Air Separation Technology, Ammonia Production, Methanal, Helium Liquefiers, Hydrogen Liquefiers, Electrolysis, PSA Technology, Amine Systems, Gasification, CO2 Capture/purification
  • For this immediate need, detailed knowledge of ASU's
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