Senior Principal Process Systems Engineer

Houston, United States

Job Reference 1237579

Location Houston, United States

Industry Process - Chemicals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added March 18, 2024

Process Systems Engineer Job Description

 Process Systems Engineer Roles and Responsibilities:

This Process Systems Engineering III position will be part of a large Process Engineering team that executes large capital projects, supports product development, provides bid support, and can provide engineering support for existing Owner assets in both North and South America. The Process team is made up of three unique sub-teams: Process, Process Systems, and Process Safety Engineering.

It should be possible to get some exposure and experience in several of these technologies as well as understanding how the three Process sub-teams function effectively together. Specific project assignments will depend on the workload and resourcing needs.

While this position will be focused primarily on Process Systems Engineering, the successful candidate may be asked to provide some support to the Process and Process Safety functions based on workload and resourcing needs. As an execution organization, we are responsible for designing a diverse slate of plants and technologies including:

  •  Utility Wastewater
  •  Air Separation Plants (ASUs)
  •  Steam Methane Reformers (SMRs or H2/CO Plants)
  •  Helium and Hydrogen Liquefiers
  •  Ammonia and Urea Plants
  •  Helium Extraction/Purification
  •  Off-Gas Plants
  •  Methanol
  •  Gasification
  •  CO Cold Box
  •  Sulfuric Acid
  •  Green Hydrogen
  •  Biodiesel Refining
 Required Skills / Abilities:

  • Involved with the operations of DEMIN, Boiler feed water, water clarifiers and then Wastewater treatment
  • Assist with the management of the projects P&ID’s, functional logic tables, alarm and trip settings, critical safety tables and operating procedures/training manuals.
  •  Participate in the hazard review process and other safety evaluations
  •  Coordinate functional issues involving plant reliability, operability, and maintenance, while providing technical liaison support to Global Operations.
  •  Assist with Management and provide input into the plant design by reviewing the 3D piping model and overall facility arrangement (Plot Plan).
  •  Participate in the DCS (Distributed Control System) staging (SAT, Software Acceptance Test) and field validation.
  •  Participate and help plan field-commissioning activities including Operational Readiness Inspections (ORI), Plant Start-up and assist with the development and implementation of reliability test plans.
 Education and Licensing Requirements:

  •  BS ChE/MechE with at least 10+ years of experience in new plant engineering with a strong focus on plant operations/startups.
  •  The successful applicant should possess or have the aptitude to acquire a balanced multi-discipline understanding in Process Engineering, Process Systems, and Process Safety. The applicant must communicate effectively and seek out technical expertise as required.

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