Chemical Process Design Engineer

Twitter Facebook
Richmond, VA
$85,000 - $140,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Sep 13, 2018
Job ID
Multi-discipline engineering consulting firm seeks Sr Process Engineer with responsibility as Project Manager to support manufacturing facilities and clients in the Eastern US.   Work with Fortune 500 clients including industries such as food processing, films, fibers, plastics, paper, chemicals, tobacco, pharmaceuticals, metals, and discrete manufacturing.

--- Act as the Face of the organization through effective communication to the Client
--- Manage the entire design process from inception to completion. This includes: Leading Projects, Work Planning, Leading Designers, Design Reviews (both internal and with client), and checking deliverables (calculations, drawings, technical reports)
--- Develop written Scopes of Work as final deliverables detailing the process requirements
--- Compile detailed project estimates by task and hours spent
--- Manage Scope, Schedule, and Budget effectively
--- Maintain familiarity with various industrial codes such as ASME and API
--- Sizing and specifying of typical process equipment including, pumps, heat exchangers, pipes, distillation towers, absorption columns, ductwork, etc.
--- Review equipment submittals for accuracy and validate against specifications
--- Develop and/or verify Mass and Energy balances around new or existing system
--- Prepare PFD and P&IDs for new processes or redline existing drawings for new functionality
--- Perform Safety Relief Device calculations as per ASME/API code
--- Visit customer sites for field work
--- BS in Chemical Engineering; PE preferred with 10+ years experience in a Design/ Process Engineering role in Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Food & Beverage, or Bio-processing Industries.  Must have experience in Engineering/ Design Consulting Firm.
--- US Citizenship or Permanent Residency (Green Card) is required
--- Must have Detailed Design and Project Management experience
--- Current working knowledge of Safety Relief Device sizing and system design procedures as well as current working knowledge of Chemical Engineering principles with an emphasis on Fluid Mechanics, Mass and Heat transfer, and Thermodynamics
--- Experience with Sizing and Specify Safety Relief Devices for different controlling cases.
--- Working knowledge of Aspen or HYSIS