Linde Engineering North America Inc

  • Process Engineer

    Job Location US-OK-Tulsa
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Engineering
  • Overview

    Prepare and evolve process designs to support Proposals and Projects for the Business Unit.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide information throughout the various proposal, engineering and construction phases to the proposal and project teams with regard to all aspects of Process Engineering.
    • Provide expertise in the areas of Linde technology
    • Perform a thorough review of customer’s inquiry and/or Request for Process Design information
    • Perform process simulations and develop Process Flow Diagrams (PFD’s) and Heat and Material Balances
    • Perform an Exergy analysis of the process design and compare it to previous Linde or published designs to determine if the process design is competitive
    • Perform Capital, Utility, and Product Value Estimates and then prepare a Project Evaluation to allow determination of the viability of the project.
    • Develop sizing information for Process Equipment (compressors, pumps, heat exchangers, distillation columns, separators, reactors, etc.) and provide information in the form of equipment data sheets
    • Prepare material selection designation (diagram) for plant requirements
    • Develop innovative ideas and alternatives to be cost competitive with Proposals
    • Provided technical expertise to the project execution team
    • Assist in developing plant control philosophy
    • Calculate plant recoveries and utility requirements.  Recommend Guarantee Levels
    • Support the Account Manager (when requested) in discussion of technical details with the Business Development team and/or client
    • In cooperation with the Plant Engineer, develop:
      • Line Sizes and Definition of Line Sizes
      • Hydraulic Calculations:
      • Check the critical line routing
      • Necessary calculations for thermosiphon reboilers
      • Necessary calculations for pump NPSH requirements.
        • Battery Limit Lists including the line lists, equipment list, and initial instrument list.
        • Logic diagrams and cause & effect charts for the facility.
        • Design and sizing of safety relief valves.
        • Flare system analysis and final reporting including the sizing of the relief valve inlet and outlet line sizing.
        • Definition of mechanical design conditions for equipment and piping components.
        • Operating Manual and Pre-Commissioning and Commissioning Plans
    • Periodically participate in HAZOP studies
    • Assist in Plant start-up and performance testing, as required

    Qualifications

    • B.S. in Chemical Engineering, minimum
    • Five (5) years industry experience preferred
    • Experience in process simulation required
    • Strong working knowledge of one or more process simulators such as UniSim, HYSYS, and VMGsim
    • Intermediate to advanced level skills with Microsoft Office software and Windows Operating system.  Strong Excel skills required.
    • Able to work with minimal supervision.
    • Able to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.
    • Detail orientated.
    • Effective analytical and problems solving skills.
    • Creative and innovative.
    • Ability to communicate effectively process concepts to both in-house clients and Linde Process Plants clients.

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