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Burns & McDonnell Staff Chemical Engineer - Oil, Gas & Chemical (Houston) in Houston, Texas

Description

Burns & McDonnell’s regional office in Houston, TX is seeking a Staff Chemical Engineer to apply technical expertise on engineering, procurement, and construction projects of processing facilities throughout the refining, midstream, chemicals, and renewables market sectors. Burns & McDonnell is a 100% employee-owned firm and voted as a Best Place to Work in numerous cities across the United States.

This position will allow you to the opportunity for direct client and end-user interaction while engaging your technical design experience and entrepreneurial spirit at an industry-leading firm voted a “Top Place to Work” in Houston, TX.

The Staff Chemical Engineer will work on an integrated design team within our Oil, Gas & Chemical division to perform the following duties:

  • Perform process design calculations and develop deliverables such as hydraulic calculations, equipment sizing, process simulations, Heat and Material Balances (H&MB), Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs) and Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs).

  • Perform chemical engineering design activities on projects from the conceptual phase through design completion.

  • Plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, adaptation and modification of standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.

  • Perform work that involves conventional engineering practices but may involve a variety of complex features.

  • May coordinate departmental and divisional project studies and report preparation assignments.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program.

  • Master of Science degree in Chemical Engineering may be substituted for one year of experience.

  • 3 years of chemical engineering experience, consulting preferred.

  • Successful completion of FE exam preferred.

  • Strong knowledge of standard engineering techniques and procedures.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must be proficient in the use of basic computer software (i.e., Microsoft Office Suite).

  • Experience in process simulation software (i.e. HYSYS and/or Aspen Plus, HTRI) is preferred.

  • Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization, and problem-solving skills.

  • Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered.

EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job Chemical Engineering

Primary Location US-TX-Houston

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: 211294

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