Senior Petrochemical Process Engineer

Worleyparsons Ltd Houston , TX 77020

Posted 2 months ago

Senior Petrochemical Process Engineer

Advisian, WorleyParsons Group

Houston, Texas

Advisian is the independent consulting business line of WorleyParsons providing solutions for clients in the Hydrocarbons, Minerals & Metals, Chemicals and Infrastructure industries. We have combined the deep technical consulting capabilities of WorleyParsons Consulting, Select and INTECSEA with our existing strategy and management consulting expertise. As part of one of the world's largest engineering firms, we continue to push boundaries and extend our capabilities globally. WorleyParsons is a company that prides itself on providing safe and high-quality services that exceed our customer's expectations, which is why we manage some of the world's leading projects. Our aim is to recruit, develop, and most importantly, retain the people who share our vision and strategy.

Expected Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver Conceptual, Feasibility, FEED and pre-FEED level deliverables for:

  • Synthesis gas related technologies (methanol, ammonia, biomass and coal gasification, gas-to-liquids, natural gas reforming, partial oxidation, hydrogen and CO units, hydroformylation)

  • Dehydrogenation of propane, n- and iso-butane.

  • Linear alpha-olefins

  • Other processes as needed

  • Technology due diligence studies related the technology areas described above.

  • Technical and economic evaluation of processes related to the technology areas described above

  • Technology and licensor selection in the technology areas outlined above

  • Process simulations using Aspen Plus and HYSYS

  • Troubleshooting of client's processes related to the technology areas above

  • Proposal development and Marketing support

  • Writing technical papers to promote solutions and presenting at conferences

Experience and Qualifications

  • Minimum 7 years in petrochemical and chemical industry including:

  • At least 10,000 hours (5 years) experience in the technology area in items 1.1 above

  • At least 4000 hours (2 years) experience in one of technology areas in items 1.2 or 1.3.

  • At least one project in the other of the technology areas in items 1.2 and 1.3

  • Experience in process design related to the technology areas above

  • Experience in process simulation with Aspen Plus and HYSIS.

  • Good presentation skills to present technical material or work product in front of clients.

  • Good technical writing skills.

  • Good understanding of petrochemical economics, capital costs, operating costs and economies of scale.

  • Good knowledge of the U.S. Gulf Coast petrochemical industry sectors related to the technology areas in items 1.1 to 1.4 above.

  • Demonstrated internal/external relationship skills.

  • Experience in short-term, high-impact, consulting-type projects is desired.

  • References able to confirm work ethic, analytical skills, ability to adapt to fast-changing circumstances in fast-paced front-end short-term consulting projects, and ability to work within multi-disciplinary teams.

  • Demonstrated technical competence in chemical engineering.

  • Strong work ethics, leadership skills, reliable for work product delivery, self-starter.

  • Demonstrated ability to sell consulting projects is a plus.

Advisian (part of the WorleyParsons Group) offers an excellent remuneration & benefits package, a friendly, professional, dynamic and flexible work environment along with the opportunity to develop your career prospects within the US, Canada and overseas.

We strive to be an industry leader in health, safety and environmental performance. Our vision is to achieve zero harm to people and assets, and zero environmental incidents. We select people who share our values, beliefs and commitment to this vision and who demonstrate the expected behaviours, competencies and performance associated with their prospective roles within the company.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Advisian (part of the WorleyParsons Group) is an equal opportunity employer.


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