Process Engineer III / Project Manager of Development III

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

Job Reference 1240913

Location Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Oil

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added April 1, 2024

Airswift has been tasked by one of our major Oil and Gas clients to seek a Process Design Engineer to work on an initial 12-month contract in Baton Rouge, LA, likely to be extended!
  • Monday – Friday 8-5pm ON-SITE 100%
Process Design Engineer role focus on development, optimization and technical follow-up of facilities design specifications. Initial work assignments will focus on applying process design work processes to enable successful delivery of capital projects at one or more asset.
Stage 1/2 (Planning/Select)
  • Participate in the development of the process facilities basis definition to a Gate 1 and 2 quality
  • Provide input to economic analyses of project alternatives
  • Apply Right Scope principles and Value Improving Practices to achieving an optimized capital investment
  • Perform equipment ratings, incorporate safety considerations and field verifications, and early equipment sizing
  • Interface and provide input to cost & schedule estimates, execution basis
  • Provide input and/or develop the FEED plan with the Project Development Manager
Stage 3 (Define)
  • Perform optimization studies, field verifications, and equipment sizing
  • Develop the design specification, interfacing with other disciplines to ensure technical quality and completeness of facilities definition.
  • Develop and maintain Heat & Material Balances, PFDs and preliminary Flow Plans / P&IDs
  • Support contractor(s)in FEED and design specification development.
  • Interface and provide input to cost & schedule estimates, execution plans
Stage 4 (Execute)
  • Provide oversight and quality control on EPC contractor deliverables. Identify any deviations to the Design Specifications and ensure they undergo the appropriate deviation review and approval process
  • Participate in and contribute to facilities and systems reviews and resolutions as required,including P&D, HAZOP, 3D Model, and Protective Systems Reviews
  • Participate in field-based activities to support systems completion, turnover, and start-up
The Project Manager of Development (PMD) scope involves the opportunity to engage in multiple different disciplines during development of a project (typically up to Gate 3).
  • Leads all parts of project development on behalf of the Project Executive, by assembling and leading a project team through the pre-Gate 3 project arrow phases
  • Sets key Gate dates and develops schedule to appropriate definition to support project goals/timelines, including aligning with possible plant outage timing
  • Partners with Technical Point of Contact (TPC)/STEP Lead (to define work, risks and appropriate mitigations associated with the project.
  • Develops and arranges endorsement of Project Road Map with input from key stakeholders
  • Plans and ensures project reviews are completed on time and to the required quality
  • Ensures stakeholder alignment on project objective and strategies, concept selection, overall schedule and project cost and value delivery.
  • Responsible for championing and driving project competitiveness, operability and safe design.
  • Ensure that benchmarking and cost estimating support is provided for projects.
  • PMD's supporting projects virtually will leverage relationships with site-based company personnel and/or hatted contractors to safely develop projects that meet business needs.
  • Monitors and appraises Contractor(s) execution against plans and specifications, and participates in developing improvement plans to close gaps in performance
  • May provide business planning & economics support for portfolio projects
  • May provide facilities planning support for pre-Gate 1 projects
  • Supports the project issue management plan and stewards appropriate actions to resolution.
  • Stewards project, functional, business and other discipline support to ensure timely completion of reviews, resolution of technical queries and required actions, manages development phase budget.
  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering with 10+ years of experience in a similar industry.
  • Expertise to delivery Process Design and Project Manager of Development.
  • Experience in the development of design process development during FEED & engineering.
  • PMD (Project Manager of Development)/Project Management experience.
  • Skilled in process engineering software such as Pro2 and ISIS.
  • Project tools – planning & scheduling will be a plus.
  • Experience in brownfield projects would be a plus. 

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