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Bechtel Corporation Process Engineer in Houston, Texas

Requisition ID: 259228

Requisition Posting End Date: 08/12/2022

Position Overview:

Career growth opportunities available to self-motivated, high performing Chemical Engineers seeking technical challenges in the process design of Petrochemical projects. This role focuses on petrochemical plant design and applicants should have relevant experience in developing petrochemical plant preferably through the full life cycle of study to EPC.

Position Summary:

  • Executes process engineering deliverables according to a set engineering design criteria utilizing approved engineering procedures, practices, and standards.

  • Prepares, coordinates, and reviews designs, studies, reports, and proposals.

  • Takes the initiative to coordinate the detailed design development of a system with other engineering disciplines while managing workload and meeting schedule due dates.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop overall plant and unit simulations using standard process simulation programs (Hysys, Pro II, Unisim, and/or Promax), including development of H&MBs.

  • Develop Process Flow Diagram (PFDs) and Utility Flow Diagrams (UFDs) being able to explain selected flow configuration.

  • Calculation of equipment sizes including vessels, columns, heat exchanger requirements, and packaged equipment specifications.

  • Attendance and input at major reviews such a PFD/P&ID reviews, HAZOPs, and 3D model reviews. Representing the process engineering discipline and being able to explain process design questions to clients and other disciplines.

  • Development of relief load narratives, relief load calculations, load summaries and relief valve datasheets.

  • Development of offsites and utility design including consumptions and the overall utility summary.

  • Development of alarm and trip setpoint and process safety time calculations.

Skills and Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications

  • A recognized bachelors degree in chemical engineering from an accredited college or university and minimum 3 years relevant experience

  • A conceptual understanding of chemical engineering principles of heat transfer, vapor-liquid equilibria, mass transfer and thermodynamics, and their general application to process design.

  • Excellent knowledge of technical theory, engineering principles, good engineering practices and how to apply them for design execution

  • Familiarity with major regulations and industry codes and standards affecting standard design, quality, or processes

  • Conversant in relief calculation methodologies and industry codes and standards applicable to pressure relief design.

  • Knowledgeable in process design of equipment, including vessels, columns, heat exchangers and package process specifications for equipment and control valves.

  • Professional Engineer license (PE), or willingness to complete

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