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Process Systems/Project Engineer 1

Requisition ID:  226840


Career growth opportunities for a chemical or mechanical engineer, or other engineering degree with relevant work experience, seeking a technical challenge in a fast paced environment executing the systems design of an Oil, Gas, and Chemicals project.  


Role Overview

  • Executes process systems major deliverables according to a set engineering design criteria utilizing approved engineering procedures and practices.
  • Prepares, coordinates, and reviews designs, studies, reports and proposals.
  • Uses basic computer programs such as spreadsheets, databases, and word processing.
  • Uses specialized engineering hydraulic programs such as Flarenet, Pipeflo, PIPENET, AFT Fathom, VMGSim, etc to interpret or complete calculations.
  • Uses 3D model software such as SmartPlant Review or PDSView in order to review the physical design of a plant or drive the client attended model review.
  • Takes the initiative to coordinate the detailed design development of a system with other engineering disciplines while managing workload and meeting schedule due dates. 

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Piping & Instrument Diagrams development
  • Line Designation Tables development – line lists with process and mechanical design conditions captured
  • Hydraulic calculations – for pumps, compressors, control valves, and line sizing
  • Flare system design and PSV sizing
  • Design Pressure and Temperature Diagrams development – analyzing and determining piping systems design conditions
  • Technical Lists development – scoping documents such as equipment list, PSV list, Specialty Items list
  • 3D Model Review execution – organizing and running a review of the physical design of systems
  • Vendor Print Review execution – commenting on deviations from a set of technical design criteria provided to a vendor
  • HAZOP Review execution – organizing technical documentation and participating in a hazard and operability review of a system
  • Piping Specialty Item and Relief Valve Datasheet development – define a set of technical criteria and conditions for vendors to use to design engineered items 


Basic Qualifications

  • A recognized degree in chemical or mechanical engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Knows technical theory, engineering principles, good engineering practices and how to apply them for design execution
  • Familiarity with major regulations and industry codes and standards affecting standard design, quality or processes
  • Skills in oral and written communication for reports and presentations
  • Professional Engineer license (PE), or willingness to complete
  • 5 years relevant experience


Industry Experience: 

Relevant oil and gas industry experience in multiple types of facilities such as:

  • Ethane Cracking
  • Ethylene facilities
  • Polyethylene (Univation Technology)
  • Acid Gas Removal (UOP, BASF, Huntsman Technologies)
  • LNG (APCI and other MR, CoP, Chart Technologies)
  • Refinery (CDU, VDU, Coker, HTU/ HDS, SRU,FCC, hydrocracker, Sour water stripper, etc.)




Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.