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Senior Process Engineer / Metairie La

Metairie, LA 70002

Job Function: Engineering Job Number: 397134

Job Description

Johnson Service Group is actively seeking a Senior Process Engineer in the Metairie, LA area.

The Process Engineer role participates in the design of process equipment, including development of process simulation models, equipment sizing, optimization of design, and flare and relief system analysis and sizing. Composes comprehensive reports for project deliverables, as well as project design basis documents. Applies advanced engineering techniques and analysis within the discipline. Develops designs that require innovation and ingenuity. Work performed with minimal supervision; has considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments. May provide discipline supervision and/or act as discipline lead for projects often with direct reports within the same discipline. May be called upon to support technical proposal writing including forming budget estimates. May be called upon to participate in meetings with department managers, project managers, and/or Worley leadership. 

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Model processes and facility unit operations in simulation software
  • Perform hydraulic calculations for piping systems
  • Develop process flow diagrams and heat and material balances
  • Organize and provide process data to other disciplines, namely mechanical and instrumentation for evaluation of equipment/instrument operating parameters and sizing of equipment/instruments
  • Checking/troubleshooting process equipment system designs
  • Prepare specifications and operating instructions for process equipment/systems
  • Evaluate flare and relief systems, including PSV sizing following applicable client standards, API 520 Part I/II, and API 521
  • Communicate with vendors on sizing, operation, and performance of equipment, includes obtaining quotes for new equipment as required
  • Development of facility drawings
  • Strong participation in hazard reviews/HAZOP events
  • Act as department manager as needed, could require meeting attendance with other department managers and/or project mangers
  • Act as discipline lead for projects as needed, often requiring direct contact with client discipline leads; responsible for reporting on engineering status to project management and performing assessments of progress as needed
  • Manage work and progress for other engineers within discipline including global integrated delivery engineers
  • Participate in planning, cost development and management, and scheduling for assigned projects
  • Ensure proper sequence of operation during schedule creation/reviews/updates
  • Ensure project execution is within the approved budget and follows baseline schedule
  • Participate in and contribute to development of all phases of project engineering, including FEED, detailed design, and construction support
  • Maintain effective communication with multidiscipline project team members including client team members
  • Ensure adherence to company and client specifications and governing codes and standards
  • Ensure adherence to company and client health, safety, security, and environmental (HSSE) requirements, as well as state and federal regulations; facilitate an atmosphere of concern for HSSE issues
  • Ensure adherence to company calculation and deliverable checking procedures

  • Recognized Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering or related technical field from an accredited college or University required
  • 8+ years of related engineering experience, preferred experience with upstream oil and gas production facilities
  • Experience with simulation software for oil and gas process systems
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required
  • Experience in a lead role
  • P.E. License preferred
Interested candidate's please apply! 
Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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