Senior Process Engineer

Location: Richmond, VA
Date Posted: 11-01-2018
Position Title: Senior Process Engineer
Location: Richmond, VA
Position Status: Direct hire
Compensation: Extremely competitive
Relocation Assistance: Provided
Shift: Monday – Friday (8am to 5pm) *flexible hours
Our client is a multi-discipline engineering consulting office supporting manufacturing facilities and clients in the Eastern US with areas of specialization including: project feasibility studies, process improvement analysis, new process design, process upgrades, air pollution abatement technology and integration, environmental compliance, product design, industrial capital projects, and detailed project/construction estimates. The company serves Fortune 500 companies in industries such as food processing, films, fibers, plastics, paper, chemicals, tobacco, pharmaceuticals, power, metals, wastewater treatment, and discrete manufacturing.
General Responsibilities:
  • Act as the Face of the organization through effective communication to the Client
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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
Minimum Requirements:
  • BS in Chemical Engineering
  • 10+ years of Heavy Industrial Experience in a Design or Process Engineering role
  • Must have experience in the Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Food & Beverage, or Bio-processing Industries
  • Project Management experience
  • Experience in a Multi-Discipline Engineering Consulting Firm
  • Must have detailed design experience
  • Current working knowledge of Safety Relief Device sizing and system design procedures
  • 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
  • Must be technically sound, communicate effectively, and willingness to mentor junior Engineer
We offer a fast paced, exciting work environment with a competitive compensation package including: Health Care Benefits, Vacation, 401K and tuition reimbursement
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