Randstad Process Design Engineer in Saint Louis, Missouri

Process Design Engineer

job details:

  • location:Saint Louis, MO

  • salary:$40 - $50 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, September 12, 2018

  • experience:3 years

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Engineering, Accounting, Research, Management & Related Svcs

  • reference:143085

job description

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

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