Senior Process Engineer

  • Contract
  • USA
  • 130000 PerAnnum USD / Year

Job Opening: Senior Process Engineer to work in Houston, TX 77042.

We currently have a very exciting opportunity for a Senior Process Engineer to join a Process Systems engineering team, based in Houston, with flexible working options.

Job Summary:

  • Review, understand and follow customer inquiries and technical specifications.
  • Design “oil and gas field” process equipment and process packages.
  • Perform process engineering tasks during project execution.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate customer inquiries and specifications to determine the best process or equipment design for the application.
  • Design equipment to match specifications or clearly define differences (clarifications or exceptions list) to customer.
  • Submit technical proposals that include a clear definition of the scope of supply, equipment performance, warranty, and delivery.
  • Present the proposal in a way that positively enhances MPS’s position to receive the order.
  • Develop “deliverables” for cost estimating, design engineering, and drafting.
  • Lead the development and creation of all project process deliverables including Heat & Material Balance, PFDs, P&ID’s, process equipment datasheets, PSVs calculations. Ensure that all documents match, and that any changes are picked up on all applicable documents.
  • Confirm compliance with the customer’s purchase order regarding the proposal technical and process requirements.
  • Perform complex process simulations utilizing MPS defined software.
  • Create / review / comment on complex PFDs and P&IDs and perform P&ID walk-downs on fabricated equipment.
  • Perform equipment process design and sizing.
  • Perform line sizing calculations, for compressible and non-compressible fluids.
  • Perform pump’s required head calculations.
  • Provide process information to instrumentation engineers. Select control valves, level instruments and flow measurement instruments together with the instrumentation engineer. Review vendor’s technical information for instruments.
  • Size and define PSV sizing basis.
  • Generate Control Narrative and Control Philosophy documents. Elaborate cause and effect matrix and define set points of alarms and trips.
  • Participate in customer’s HAZOP or lead internal HAZOP, or other safety studies.
  • Prepare technical requisition for buy out equipment such as heat exchangers, vessels’ internals, vessels and pumps.
  • Produce Installation, Operating (Start-up and Shut-down) and Maintenance Instruction manuals, including lists for Consumables, Special Tools, Lubricants, and Utilities.
  • Perform final review of Project Job Manuals.
  • Perform Peer Reviews of team design work including proposals, cost estimates, deliverables, and fabrication drawings.
  • Provide process technical support for trouble shooting.
  • Perform on site start-up and / or troubleshooting.

Preferred skills:

  • Utilizes extensive knowledge, skills and experience to contribute to multiple issues / projects. Leads process activities in medium to large sized projects.
  • Ability to develop process / equipment scheme and layout from conceptual design basis considering operability, maintenance and safety.
  • Ability to educate customers on the advantages of MPS equipment.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with various company departments associated with designing, estimating, fabricating, operating, and selling this equipment.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, organized and confident.
  • Ability to utilize Word, Excel, PowerPoint and engineering design programs.
  • Good communication skills at all levels of the business.
  • Self-motivation, initiative and commitment. 

Hours:  8:00 am to 5:00 pm 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering 5 – 10 years’ experience in the design and selection of process equipment for the Oil and Gas Industry In depth knowledge of national and international codes and standards for oil field process equipment design and field installation and start-up procedures Competent in process equipment design and sizing.
  • Hands-on experience with field start-up and troubleshooting experience of systems produced.
  • A clear understanding of the various raw material types, grades, and selection criteria candidates must be able to legally work and reside in the US, without sponsorship.

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