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Senior Process Engineer

Requisition ID:  207197

A senior process engineer should have a broad range of experience of all stages of a project, from conceptual studies to FEEDs and EPCs. You are expected to use good engineering judgement and experience in producing, checking, and reviewing complex deliverables and calculations. You would be expected to deliver high quality work and be able to effectively support and supervise a team.

Specific Roles and Responsibilities

  • Review and check designs, drawings, calculations and data from team members
  • Ensuring adherence to international standards as well as client standards
  • Participates in P&ID, plot plan and model reviews
  • Act as a guide to junior engineers and develop their knowledge and expertise



    Specifically, delivers:

  • Process configuration and optimisation studies
  • Review of process modelling and simulation
  • Preparation and review of PFDs/UFDs and heat and mass balances
  • Checking sizing and specification of major process equipment and package units
  • Hydraulic calculation (incl. pumps, compressors)
  • Safety, environmental and operability reviews (HAZOP, ENVID, SIL)
  • Checking of relief system design, including PSV sizing, flare hydraulics and radiation analysis.
  • P&ID development, including specification of design conditions, hydraulic analysis, line sizing and pipe specifications, equipment isolation, vent and drain systems, cause and effects


    Position Skills:

  • Experience of static simulation work, particularly with HYSYS. Dynamic simulation experience would be an advantage.
  • Technology knowledge of gas plants and offshore processing or complex refinery design or petrochemical plant design.
  • Industry Codes and Standards - Knowledge of API 520, 521, 526, 527, 2000, 14C, 620, 650
  • Identify issues (problems, value improvement opportunities) and help clarify areas of complexity during all phases of the engineering design work.
  • Familiar with engineering work processes, good inter-discipline coordination.
  • Familiar with tools such as Aspenplus, HYSYS, Flare System Analyser, Flaresim, SmartPlant, PVTSim, PIPESIM 
  • High self-motivation, ability to work with minimum direction. Seeks out support from colleagues as needed.
  • Ability to present design issues clearly to customers and suppliers
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and ensure clarity and quality of documentation.


    Other Remarks/Qualifications:

  • BEng/MEng in Chemical Engineering,
  • Chartered member of IChemE is an advantage.
  • Sound knowledge and experience in process engineering.


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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.

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veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.