Job Detail: Capital Projects Process Engineer

Job Order #12578

Post Date Job Tile Location Category
11/11/2022 Capital Projects Process Engineer Baton Rouge - Louisiana Engineering


Walker Elliott has partnered with one of the world's largest chemical producer to locate a Capital Projects Process Engineer to be responsible for supporting a major capital project $1B planned for its Baton Rouge site. The selected candidate(s) would work closely with the project team to support the successful implementation of the project.
This role is viewed as a once in career opportunity to develop critical project implementation engineering, start-up, and operation skills. The successful candidate(s) would demonstrate a willingness to adapt to fluctuating workloads, which may involve long hours during critical periods and would work towards developing excellent leadership attributes with the support of an experienced project team.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate daily with project team members to implement a large capital project (FEL engineering through startup)
  • Support project team to safely deliver a plant that meets performance standards, implemented on time and within approved budget
  • Collaborate with engineering companies during plant design as technical resource for project team
  • Ensures sound and optimized process design and helps to integrate sub projects into a cohesive whole
  • Performs and verifies process modeling, Heat and Material Balances
  • Performs and verifies process design and equipment sizing calculations for piping, exchangers, separators, PSVs, valves, and other process equipment
  • Creates project specification and scope documents
  • Supports Project environmental permitting
  • Interfaces with and guides discussions with external groups including licensors, detail engineering companies, project partners, regulatory groups, and internal stakeholders
  • Reviews and approves project documentation including general specs, equipment data sheets, PIDs, PFDs, vendor docs, and other project documentation
  • Contributes to PSM program through process reviews, PHAs, PSSRs, and the MOC Process
  • Participates in or supports commissioning activities. Develops commissioning plan and documentation or works closely with commissioning lead in development of plan and documentation. Performs commissioning engineering calculations.
  • Performs field safety audits
  • Other duties as required
Required Education and Experience:
  • Chemical Engineering degree
  • 5+ years of experience with Ammonia technology, including plant operations, process design, equipment design, and projects
Required Skills:
  • Sound knowledge of chemical engineering principles, including thermodynamics, reaction kinetics, heat transfer, compression, refrigeration, and fluid dynamics
  • Knowledge of ammonia process
  • Project Experience
  • Use of engineering software such as UniSim Design, Aspen HYSYS, Aspen Plus, HTRI, Aspen EDR, DFS, Visio, MS project, and Navis works
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to perform engineering calculations
  • Excellent Commitment to Safety
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Work independently and within team environment
  • Organization and Time management
  • Adaptable to fluctuating workloads that may involve extended hours during critical periods

Do not apply unless you are authorized to work in the United States for any employer as client company cannot sponsor or transfer visas at this time.

Walker Elliott is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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