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Lead Process Engineer (LNG)
Negotiable
06 February 2019


Lead Process Design Engineer (LNG)
Petroplan's client, an international engineering group in Houston is seeking an experienced LNG Lead Process Engineer to work on and provide technical assurance/leadership on assigned LNG projects in both the liquefaction and regasification spaces.

Key Responsibilities

  • Technical leadership and oversight of process engineering work being performed on assigned projects, including review of engineering deliverables for conceptual, feasibility, FEED, and detailed design phases.
  • Process heat & material balance (HMB) design and preparation of project HMB deliverables.
  • Prepare and develop BFDs, PFDs, UFDs, and P&IDs.
  • Maintain master copies of all process documents and enforce management of change (MOC) during process document revisions.
  • Prepare and develop process design criteria and basis of design documents and contribute to the project design basis.
  • Perform piping line sizing and hydraulic calculations.
  • Perform pump NPSH, flashing, and cavitation analysis/calculations.
  • Perform flare load capacity requirements.
  • Perform emergency depressurization calculation and studies.
  • Prepare emergency shutdown (ESD) hierarchy drawings.
  • Develop Material Selection Diagrams (MSDs) based on project requirements.
  • Develop process specifications and process philosophies.
  • Perform calculations for utilities; instrument air, nitrogen, sea water, fore water, etc.
  • Perform sizing calculations for control valves, pressure relief valves, flow restrictions, flow elements, etc.
  • Prepare process descriptions and process control narratives including complex loops.
  • Prepare process cause & effect diagrams.
  • Prepare process operations manuals.
  • Prepare process alarm and trips setpoint summaries
  • Coordinate and schedule process engineering activities on assigned project.
  • Review and approve process deliverables.
  • Develop, review, and participate in the bidding of equipment procurement activities, engineering services and technical contracts.
  • Track performance and compliance of assigned work as per project requirements.
  • Provide guidance and development to staff process engineers on assigned projects.
  • Develop and review of process design standards/philosophies.
  • Participate and actively contribute to scheduled design reviews; HAZID, P&ID, HAZOP, PHA, PSSRs, etc.
  • Demonstrate ability to interface and collaborate across multiple disciplines.
  • Support the technical review and closeout of critical MOC activities for assigned projects.



Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering.
  • P.E. Certification (Texas) a plus but not required.



Experience

  • Minimum 10 years of project experience in process design with at least 5 years in LNG and Regasification process facilities.
  • Previous experience as a Process Lead, team leader or supervising others.
  • Experience in LNG plant commissioning and operations is highly desirable.


Skills

  • Strong technical competency in process engineering including knowledge of liquefaction and regasification.
  • Experience in the basic scope and design of utilities systems; safety systems, instrument air, nitrogen, water, fuel gas, drainage, etc.
  • Familiar with the hazards of hydrocarbon processes, cryogenic services, and the methods used to keep process facilities safe.
  • Strong knowledge of applicable codes, standards, and regulations and their implementation in LNG operating facilities.
  • Experience in man-hour resource planning and budgeting.
  • Experience and desire to participate in the growth of a developing technical organization.
  • Proficient in process simulation software; UniSim, HYSYS, ProMax, etc.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with focus on Excel spreadsheets.
  • Teamwork, leadership, and administrative abilities are required.
  • Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of an organization and with individuals and groups from different disciplines, industries, overseas offices, and governmental agencies.
  • Organized, planning skills, able to manage multiple activities and programs in timely fashion and with a high degree of accuracy, and able to meet work deadlines.

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Senior Process Engineer
Negotiable
01 February 2019


Senior Process Engineer
Petroplan is seeking a Senior Process Engineer for a key client, a well-established EPC contractor based in the Houston area.

The Senior Process Engineer will head-up process department studies, lead/co-lead the process engineering scope for various FEED and EPC projects, determine methods and solutions for complex engineering problems, and aid in the selection of the most efficient and economical methods to meet team objectives while applying advanced engineering techniques and analysis.

The Senior Process Engineer is a fully qualified professional, proficient in the utilization of current engineering theories and practices and may serve as a technical consultant in area of specialty for management or the customer.

Detailed Description

  • Develop process department scope, contribute to work plan and take responsibility for engineering studies, FEED, and EPC phases of major projects.
  • Function as a senior member of an area design team in the execution of large or complex projects.
  • Contribute to the delivery of process department deliverables within the agreed budgets and schedules.
  • Participate in complex technical discussions with third parties in order to facilitate appropriate technical decisions.
  • Identify issues and help clarify areas of complexity during all phases of the engineering design process.
  • Understand multi-disciplinary technical issues and be able to provide innovative technical solutions to resolve these issues.
  • Perform detailed process design simulations and calculations, prepares equipment and instrument data sheets, and prepares PFDs and PIDs.
  • Publish technical papers and presents at conferences and trade shows, customer meetings and internal presentations
  • Clearly articulate technical knowledge to others including colleagues, management and clients
  • Take initiative in making decisions within established procedures and guidelines
  • Work with industry groups and has a working knowledge of industry specifications and standards
  • Identify opportunities and leads continuous improvement of technical and work processes



Minimum Requirements
Must be a U.S. Citizen, or hold a valid work visa that does not require sponsorship in order to legally work full-time in the United States.

Preferred Requirements

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Commitment to customer service and ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information is critical.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact with all levels of organization.
  • Sound engineering judgment
  • Supervisory and scheduling skills
  • Demonstrates initiative in problem solving
  • Experience with process configuration and optimization studies to increase product yield, reduce utility consumption and to reduce or mitigate flare loads.
  • Actively involved in professional organizations and continuing education initiatives



Required Experience

  • B.S. or M.S. in Chemical Engineering
  • 10 years of Process Engineering experience in EPC or operating companies in a similar role
  • Demonstrated proficiency of applicable theories, practices, process simulation and other engineering computer tools



Preferred Experience

  • P.E. registration preferred
  • Chemical, petrochemical, and LNG process design
  • Recognized expertise in at least one technology



Job Location
Houston, Texas, United States

Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Principal Process Engineer
Negotiable
25 January 2019


Principal Process Engineer
Petroplan is seeking a Principal Process Engineer for a key client, a well-established EPC contractor based in the Houston area.

The Principal Process Engineer will lead process department studies, lead the process engineering department scope development for various FEED and/or EPC projects, determine methods and solutions for complex engineering problems, and aid in the selection of the most efficient and economical methods to meet team objectives while applying advanced engineering techniques and analysis.

The Principal Process Engineer is a fully qualified professional, proficient in the utilization of current engineering theories and practices and may serve as a technical consultant in area of specialty for management or the customer.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for and estimating the work effort/ man-power scheduling and will also actively advise and mentor junior engineers within the department.

Detailed Description

  • Develop process department scope, set-up work plan and take responsibility for engineering studies, FEED, and EPC phases of major projects.
  • Lead an area design team in the execution of large or complex projects.
  • Supervise team members, train others in the use of process tools/procedures and mentor in areas of expertise.
  • Responsible for the delivery of process department deliverables within the agreed budgets and schedules.
  • Lead complex technical discussions with third parties in order to facilitate appropriate technical decisions.
  • Identify issues and help clarify areas of complexity during all phases of the engineering design process.
  • Understand multi-disciplinary technical issues and be able to provide innovative technical solutions to resolve these issues.
  • Perform detailed process design simulations and calculations, prepares equipment and instrument data sheets, and prepares PFDs and PIDs.
  • Publish technical papers and presents at conferences and trade shows, customer meetings and internal presentations
  • Actively involved in professional organizations and continuing education initiatives
  • Clearly articulate technical knowledge to others including colleagues, management and clients
  • Take initiative in making decisions within established procedures and guidelines
  • Work with industry groups and has a working knowledge of industry specifications and standards
  • Identify opportunities and leads continuous improvement of technical and work processes



Minimum Requirements
Must be a U.S. Citizen, or hold a valid work visa that does not require sponsorship in order to legally work full-time in the United States.

Preferred Requirements

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Commitment to customer service and ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information is critical.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact with all levels of organization.
  • Sound engineering judgment
  • Supervisory and scheduling skills
  • Demonstrates initiative in problem solving
  • Experience with process configuration and optimization studies to increase product yield, reduce utility consumption and to reduce or mitigate flare loads.
  • Actively involved in professional organizations and continuing education initiatives



Required Experience

  • B.S. or M.S. in Chemical Engineering
  • P.E. registration
  • 15 years of Process Engineering experience in EPC or operating companies in a similar role
  • Demonstrated proficiency of applicable theories, practices, process simulation and other engineering computer tools



Preferred Experience

  • Chemical, petrochemical, and LNG process design
  • Recognized expertise in at least one technology



Job Location
Houston, Texas, United States

Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

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