Process Engineer 6 - Ammonia/Urea/Nitric Acid/Ammonium Nitrate

Black & Veatch Corporation Houston , TX 77027

Posted 5 days ago

We believe real value is powered by the unique skills and experiences of our professionals. The interchange of ideas from a diverse group of people gives our teams an expanded perspective and the ability to find better solutions for our clients.

Req Id : 2689

Job Title : Process Engineer 6 - Ammonia/Urea/Nitric Acid/Ammonium Nitrate

Business Unit Sector : COR-OIL/GAS-OPS

Work Location : RGHOUSTON

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : Yes

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No

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ENG: Engineering



Job Summary

Functions as a technical specialist or supervisory role. Independently develops and applies advanced engineering techniques, concepts and approaches to unique engineering problems. May supervise engineering staff on projects of medium to high complexity, or serve as a technical specialist providing knowledge and expertise.

Key Responsibilities

Engineering Standards: Proactively provides guidance and direction on department design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and Black and Veatch policies Assists in developing, maintaining and updating engineering standards Provides technical guidance to others regarding projects and disciplines Quality / Continuous Improvement: Independently applies knowledge and ensures compliance with Black and Veatch quality program Establishes related processes, and promotes a culture that is conducive to quality Provides guidance and direction to others Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts Engineering Production: Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables for multiple or mega projects Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection Oversees collection, assimilation, and management of data for engineering work Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles Manages assigned budget, schedule, and quality requirements Develops and applies advanced engineering solutions to complex problems Reviews lower level engineering work or assignments Is responsible for one or more of the following: leading production teams; coordinating multiple discipline activity; and serving as the responsible charge for projects Establishes work plan to be applied to a given project Project Coordination: Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on complex projects Typically responsible for defining project schedules for single discipline or may have responsibility for multiple disciplines Client Focus: Responsible for determining identification of key client interests and drivers on projects Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work on moderately complex projects Focuses on client's current needs and situations May offer other services to the client Typically provides support to business development or pursuit activities Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology: Serves as a technical specialist and has knowledge and skill set to provide consultation and guidance to project teams in a particular practice area Typically supports multiple projects on the very complex technical challenges Actively advances knowledge management of the enterprise and provides mentoring As a subject matter expert, has additional expertise in a technical area, participates in professional societies by presenting papers, participates on technical committees, and assists with code/standard authoring Is externally recognized in industry as an expert which enhances the Company brand People Management - (supervision, career development, training, mentoring): Typically oversees performance management, career planning, recognition, learning and development, and corrective actions Resource Management - (budgets, tools, processes, project support): Implements resource management strategy Manages engineering resources for small groups of a single discipline Resolves resource conflicts and identifies training needs Administrative: Administrative responsibilities may include office administration Ensures policies, procedures, and processes are effectively implemented and communicated for workgroup Ensures adherence to corporate and division programs May approve timesheets and expense reports

Management Responsibilities

Supervises work of others. Responsible for hiring, discipline, and pay administration of their subordinates.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. Minimum of 11 years related work experience. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ Years Experience in design or operation of Fertilizer (Ammonia, Urea, Nitric Acid, or Ammonium Nitrate) Units

  • Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline

  • Professional Engineer Registration

  • Written Communications

  • Drive For Results

  • Priority Setting

  • Planning

  • Delegation

  • Directing Others

  • Conflict Management

  • Informing

  • Listening

  • Dealing with Ambiguity

  • Building Effective Teams


Most positions - depending on the nature of work performed as defined by the division - will typically require incumbents to have professional registration or licensure in their designated home office country, or be in active pursuit* of such registration



Communicates effectively


Directs work

Instills trust

Interpersonal savvy

Organizational savvy

Customer focus

Decision quality

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment. May be subject to extreme cold (temperatures below 30 degrees for periods of more than one hour), extreme heat (temperatures above 90 degrees for periods of more than one hour), hazards (electrical currents, working on scaffold

Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

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Process Engineer 6 - Ammonia/Urea/Nitric Acid/Ammonium Nitrate

Black & Veatch Corporation