Power Engineers Chemical Process Engineer in Austin, Texas
Chemical Process Engineer
Department: Facilities Chemical Technology Solutions Dept
Chemical Process Engineer
Do you desire to have an excellent opportunity to showcase and expand your skills in design and leadership and to become a recognized leader in the industry? Our Chemical Technology Solutions group is quickly growing. We are looking for the right professionals to fill our current Process Engineer openings. Successful candidates will report to our CTS Department Manager, Anne Runnalls. Our employees currently enjoy a hybrid workplace environment with the option of working in the office full-time or from the comfort of their homes several days a week.
Roles and Responsibilities
Your career at POWER will provide you an opportunity to work on continuous processing systems with an emphasis on the Chemical Industry and Renewable Fuels. You will utilize your experience to help companies ranging from small startup firms to large multinational firms. You will have the opportunity to work on all phases of a project, from the initial concept through the installation and commissioning of new lines, along with upgrades to existing production lines. Your unique skills will help our clients change and adapt their facilities and systems to meet the dynamic changes in their markets.
The Facilities Division of POWER engineers is a full-service A & E consulting engineering firm that specializes and is a leader in Chemicals, Food & Beverage, Federal, and Industrial facility design.
Design of process systems including:
Process modeling using AspenPlus
Mass and energy balances
Material flow analysis
Heat transfer calculations
Fluid flow calculations
Development of Process Flow Diagrams and Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams
Support documentation packages for the successful completion of projects:
Work with clients on developing the scope of projects and providing the deliverables for these projects
Work with a design team that includes internal and external people in the development of general arrangement and elevation layouts
Develop equipment specifications and documentation that meets clients design requirements
Develop descriptions of operation for the process being designed
Develop equipment and installation cost estimations
Develop bid packages, construction packages
Customer Site visits:
Visit customer sites for data acquisition, meetings, and installation/start-up as needed.
B.S. Degree in Chemical Engineering
2+ years of experience in the design and layout of chemical processing lines
Hands-on experience developing process simulations such as AspenPlus
Growing knowledge of applicable health and process safety requirements and environmental concerns
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Fluent in utilizing Microsoft Office products
Flexibility to work overtime as required
Professional Engineering License or ability to obtain one within 5 years
Software use knowledge with AutoCAD software suites, Visio, Plant P&ID, AspenPlus, MS Project, etc.
Ability to travel 20-50% within the United States
Experience in various process platforms (gasification, biodiesel, Hydrogen production via electrolysis and SMR, gas separations, distillation, RNG digester & processing & other specialty Chemicals)
Cumulative GPA of 3.2 from an accredited university
Ability to perform any role in a design team environment
At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good. Have Fun. Build Success.
You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching and training it takes to advance your career.
Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development and a full benefit package:
Vacation/Paid Sick Leave
Voluntary Life Insurance
POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!
EOE, including disability/vets
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