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2023 University Graduate (UK) - Process Engineer

Requisition ID: 263417 

  •  Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: Part-Time Telework 
  • Work Location: London-Park 

2023 University Graduate (UK) – Process Engineering


Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, procurement, 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. The reliability of our performance, the enduring quality of our projects, the strength of our ethics, and the seriousness of our commitment to Environmental, Safety and Health, Sustainability and Occupational Health are evident in everything we do. Bechtel delivers for its customers what others can only promise.


Our Process Engineering Graduate Development program will give you first-hand experience across all aspects of process engineer. You will be at the very heart of our engineering group.


Bechtel’s Graduates have a wide range and variety of opportunities available to them, with truly international career prospects. From day one, you can look forward to working on challenging projects.


The ability to take the initiative and work well in a team are crucial skills for Bechtel Graduates. Our people are excited by achieving tangible results.

Finding practical solutions to complex problems is central to our success, so you'll need more than just exceptional academic talent. You have to be able to grasp the essentials of any situation quickly, think on your feet, come up with workable ideas, and then communicate them clearly and persuasively.


Job Qualification:

  • On course for a masters (2:1 or above) or PhD in Chemical Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English with strong PC literacy (especially in MS Excel and Word)
  • A conceptual understanding of chemical engineering principles of heat transfer, vapor-liquid equilibria, mass transfer and thermodynamics, and their general application to process design.
  • Excellent knowledge of 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
  • Conversant in relief calculation methodologies and industry codes and standards applicable to pressure relief design.
  • Knowledgeable in process design of equipment, including vessels, columns, heat exchangers and package process specifications for equipment and control valves.
  • Be able to work independently and demonstrate initiative as well as operate effectively as part of a team
  • Be flexible and enthusiastic, producing high quality work and have an eye for detail
  • Work experience that demonstrates an interest in this subject area of the EPC/Energy industry and extra-curricular activities will assist in your application
  • Bechtel is an IChemE ACTS scheme member - we are looking for candidates who are interested in achieving IChemE chartered status
  • Level 1 - no experience necessary
  • Level 2 - must have post graduate EPC or Energy experience



Position Summary:

  • Executes process engineering deliverables according to a set engineering design criteria utilizing approved engineering procedures, practices, and standards.
  • Prepares, coordinates, and reviews designs, studies, reports, and proposals.
  • Takes the initiative to coordinate the detailed design development of a system with other engineering disciplines while managing workload and meeting schedule due dates.



  • Develop overall plant and unit simulations using standard process simulation programs (Hysys, Pro II, Unisim, and/or Promax), including development of H&MBs.
  • Develop Process Flow Diagram (PFDs) and Utility Flow Diagrams (UFDs) being able to explain selected flow configuration.
  • Calculation of equipment sizes including vessels, columns, heat exchanger requirements, and packaged equipment specifications.
  • Attendance and input at major reviews such a PFD/P&ID reviews, HAZOPs, and 3D model reviews. Representing the process engineering discipline and being able to explain process design questions to clients and other disciplines.
  • Development of relief load narratives, relief load calculations, load summaries and relief valve datasheets.
  • Development of offsites and utility design including consumptions and the overall utility summary.
  • Development of alarm and trip setpoint and process safety time calculations.
  • Develop and maintain P&IDs through the entire life cycle of a project
  • Develop and issue line designation tables (line lists)
  • Perform hydraulic calculations for rotating equipment, control valves, lines and networks.
  • Perform flare design calculations and modelling (such as using Flare System Analyser)


Candidates must have the right to work in the UK without sponsorship.


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; Energy; 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 and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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