Senior Development Engineering Specialist

Pasadena, Texas
03 Oct 2016
21 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Senior Development Engineering Specialist

City: Pasadena

State : TX

Job Description :
  • Responsible for designing, coordinating, and executing experimental pilot plant studies to develop new or improved refining and petrochemical processes.
  • Responsible for performing pressure equipment and instrument calculations based on ASME and API codes using knowledge of various materials of constructions for process plants.
  • Apply Modeling and Simulation skills to predict process results.
  • Engage in project engineering to direct project for pilot plant construction, modification and operation to support R&D projects.
  • Integrate HSE requirements into planning, design and execution of work including PSM and "Management of Change" for PSM applicable area activities
  • Plan and design pilot experimental work demonstrations.
  • Assist with the design of new pilot plants and modification of existing pilot plants.
  • Prepare pressure vessel calculations based on ASME and API codes.
  • Develop equipment lists, prices, and prepare requests for capital spending (AFEs)
  • Actively engage with members of the development team, including Operations, Maintenance, and the Analytical group.
  • Monitor pilot plant operations and review ongoing guidelines and instructions to Operations/Maintenance/Analytical and other team members.
  • Analyze data and track experiments with appropriate kinetic models.
  • Document results of experiment studies.
  • Apply knowledge of MOC protocol
  • Advance programs using a stage-gate process.
  • Communicate effectively with Maintenance, Operations, Analytical and Technology Managers to ensure the R&D program generates the required technical information for deployment of good engineering design practices.
  • Perform all of the following for refining pilot plant design and operation using HYSYS or PRO II Simulation programs, Finite Element Analysis and simulations, applying knowledge of HSE requirements and Excel for data generation, analysis and tracking.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT : Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering and 2 years of experience in job offered or 2 years of experience in the Related Occupation


Mechanical Engineer or any other job title performing all listed job duties.