Senior Process Engineer I

Merrick   •  

Los Alamos, NM

11 - 15 years

Posted 268 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Description

Process engineer to work primarily on cutting edge nuclear related projects. A successful candidate will be placed in a key engineering role, working within a multi-disciplinary team of engineers and designers to execute design and engineering on various projects.

Scope/Key Responsibilities

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • Analyzes equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine appropriate designs.
  • Prepares and oversees the preparation of process design deliverables including:
  • Process Flow Diagrams
  • Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams
  • Orifice, relief valve, and equipment sizing calculations
  • Heat transfer calculations
  • Liquid and gas flow calculations
  • Process line sizing calculations
  • Equipment and Instrument datasheets
  • Evaluation of vendor submittals for selection of instrumentation and equipment.
  • Reviews and checks the work of other process engineers to determine accuracy, completeness, and compliance with procedures.
  • Coordination of design inputs and design activities with other engineering disciplines in a team environment.
  • Ability and desire to lead a team of Process Engineers, work as the Process Lead on large projects.
  • Able to handle multiple projects/tasks at the same time.


  • Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
  • Design - Generates creative solutions; Translates concepts and information into images; Uses feedback to modify designs; Applies design principles; Demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
  • Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Verbal Communication – Able to clearly communicate to others at all levels within the organization.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment.


  • Client projects for this position require US Citizenship.
  • Candidate must be capable of obtaining a Q clearance.


  • Bachelor’s degree (B. S.) / Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering from an Accredited Program;
  • Minimum of twelve (12) years related experience and/or training.
  • Experience in DOE nuclear projects is a plus.

Certificates and Licenses:

  • Professional Engineer license: New Mexico or ability to obtain reciprocity.

Language Ability:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financialreports, and legal documents.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.

 Math Ability:

  • Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.
  • Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis.

Job ID 2018-1147