Lead Process Engineer - Refining

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Location
Houston, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Oct 2016
Closes
04 Jan 2017
Ref
REF00008D
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Recognized as a leader in the EPC industry and ranked as the #2 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine for the second consecutive year, we provide planning, design, build, and maintenance of upstream and midstream oil and gas facilities and infrastructure. With over 5,000 employees across North America, we service exploration, production, storage, and transportation of crude oil and natural gas to end users, both offshore and onshore. We bring together many different aspects including Pipeline and Facilities groups, onshore and offshore offices, and engineering services to help meet the demands of our clients.



Position Summary

Participates in the design of a process unit, including establishing process design basis, development of process options and optimization of selected design. Supervisory and administrative responsibility over a group of engineers or functions as a technical specialist formulating and developing advanced concepts, techniques, and standards. Responsibilities include assuring effective utilization of engineering personnel, and technical quality.

  • Implements, modifies, and maintains chemical processes
  • Calculates and organizes data for process flow sheets including instrumentation and control considerations
  • Models processes and units operations
  • Ensures proper sequence of operation
  • Prepares specifications and operating instructions for processing equipment
  • Develops process specifications, e.g. distillation columns, pressure vessels, pumps, compressors, heat exchangers, and fired heaters
  • Develops process flow diagram to define heat and material balance
  • Directs activities to ensure that construction, installation, and operational testing conform to functional specifications, recognized codes and standards, and customer requirements
  • Maintains effective communication with project team members and with the customer
  • Recognized Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in engineering or technical field from an accredited college or University required
  • 15+ years' of refining experience required
  • Broad technical knowledge of engineering, and project execution required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required
  • P.E. License preferred


At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.