Process Design Engineer

  • location: Saint Louis, MO
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $40 - $50 per hour
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Process Design Engineer

Contract position: Engineering client that designs & constructs refineries is looking for a couple of Chemical Process/Systems Engineers to join their team in Kansas City and St. Louis, MO. You need a BSChE degree and 3-10+ years of experience supporting refinery EPC projects either working for an Engineering firm or an Operating company.

Responsibilities for the Process Design Engineer
  • Responsible for executing complex assignments requiring overall planning, coordination, & execution of process design activities including analysis of system hydraulics, mass and heat transfer calculations, and design/evaluation of process unit operations.
  • Develop sizing information for Process Equipment (compressors, pumps, heat exchangers, distillation columns, separators, reactors, etc.) and provide information in the form of equipment data sheets
  • Perform a thorough review of customer's inquiry and/or Request for Process Design information
  • Develop Process Flow Diagrams (PFD's) and Heat and Material Balances
  • Take the basic engineering package & flow sheets and then develop a complete set of P&ID's
  • Develop the P&ID's (process & instrumentation diagrams) showing the detailed process flows including all equipment, piping components, block valves, line sizing, controls & functional descriptions
  • Use HYSYS or a similar software to perform complete process simulations
Requirements for the Process Design Engineer

  • 3-10+ years of experience supporting refinery EPC projects either working for an Engineering firm or an Operating company
  • You need a working knowledge of a process simulation software like UniSim, HYSYS, VMGsim, etc
  • Experience creating complete process simulations using HYSYS or a similar software for refining plants is needed
  • Experience developing Process Flow Diagrams (PFD's) and Heat & Material Balances
  • Specific experience as a Plant Engineer, Systems Engineer, Process Engineer or Design Engineer working for an EPC firm or plant Owner on refining projects
  • Experience developing a complete set of P&ID's showing the detailed process flows including all equipment, piping components, block valves, line sizing, controls & functional descriptions
  • BSChE degree
  • A PE license would be considered a PLUS
Benefits

  • Excellent medical benefits
  • 401k plan
  • Competitive compensation
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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