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Senior Process Engineer

Requisition ID:  223867

Career growth opportunities available to self-motivated, high performing Chemical Engineers seeking technical/leadership challenges in the process design of Gas, Oil and Chemical projects.


Job Description:


  1. Apply basic chemical engineering principals of heat transfer, vapor-liquid equilibria, mass transfer and thermodynamics in the process design of oil, gas and chemicals facilities.
  2. Perform design calculations using standard simulation programs (Hysys, Pro II, Unisim, and/or Promax) used in process simulations.
  3. Conversant in relief calculation methodologies and industry codes and standards applicable to pressure relief design.  Develop relief load narratives, relief load calculations and relief valve datasheets.
  4. Proficient in the process design of equipment, including vessels, columns, heat exchangers and package process specifications for equipment and control valves.
  5. Develop process engineering deliverables like PFD’s, Heat and Material Balances, Equipment Datasheets, Utility Summaries and other process deliverables required for the facility design.
  6. Knowledgeable in alarm and trip setpoint rationale and process safety time calculations.
  7. Support informal studies and technical briefing with customers, suppliers and other departments/disciplines.  Present design issues to customers and suppliers.
  8. Participate in Plot Plan, 3D Model and P&ID Reviews, as well as safety reviews (HAZID, HAZOP/ SIL).
  9. Review deliverables from licensors, other disciplines, and suppliers during the execution of the project to ensure that process intent has been adequately incorporated into the facility design.
  10. Identify issues (problems, value improvement opportunities) and help clarify areas of complexity during all phases of the engineering design work.



  • BS Degree in Chemical Engineering required. EIT/PE registration preferred.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in process engineering with E&C and/or operating company.
  • Work experience in LNG, gas processing, refining, petrochemical and/or polymer plant design or operations.
  • Knowledgeable of and performs standard discipline engineering activities on projects with minimal technical oversight.
  • Demonstrated experience in process simulation and automation preferred.
  • Oral and written communication skills required for presentations and reports.

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

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.