Senior Chemical Process Engineer

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/09/17
8 - 10 years experience
Engineering Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/09/17

Job Description

The Senior Chemical Process Engineer is responsible for the application of engineering principles through participation in the collection and analysis of data and the initial preparation of satisfactory designs and technical reports. The Senior Chemical Process Engineer must become familiar with the technical staff, methods, practices and procedures of the company.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Process Hazard Reviews and preparation of Final Safety Reports and project budget estimating.
Provide accurate, on schedule engineering and design services.
Shall lead Process Proposal efforts including interface with client and sub contractors.
Cooperate with parallel activities within the firm including the other engineering disciplines and office administrative functions.
Develop technical solutions of assigned projects; including field observations and evaluations, research and collection of data to be utilized in developing technical solutions.
Complete assignments within time frame allocated without sacrificing the integrity of the end results.
Ensure that all assigned work is completed with accuracy and thoroughness.
Mentor and respond to technical questions by drafters, designers and Engineers I and II to assist in their professional development.
Apply standard practices and techniques in specific situations relevant to assigned tasks.
Successfully apply all capabilities in order to develop professionally.
Obtain information from historical records, previous projects, etc. to be utilized in analysis of specific project tasks.
Prepare departmental task hour estimates for projects subject to supervisor approval.
Coordinate the drafting efforts or subconsultant efforts required on a project. (Subject to supervisor review.)
Check (as required) design calculations performed by other engineers.
Check engineering drawings and specifications for errors, technical content, omissions and coordination with project and other discipline requirements.
Serve as Lead Engineer of designated projects as required.
Submit revisions to the Engineering Standards for review and update.


Perform calculations and application of components; maintain organized calculations for review by Supervisor.
Provide competent, accurate, economical engineering designs, and/or specifically assigned tasks.
Provide detailed correspondence such that all project issues are handled in a clear and concise manner.
Prepare / check reports, plans and specification in an efficient manner within schedule and budget.
Provide smooth coordination of assigned project tasks to maximize productivity and efficient utilization of staff and/or equipment.
Seek to continually gain practical engineering experience that will enable a broader utilization of capabilities.
Assist supervisor with staff assignments to ensure that production goals are met.
Understand the Louis Perry & Associates Quality Policy Statement.
Follow the Quality System Procedures Manual and Work Instructions.

Minimum Qualifications

The Senior Chemical Process Engineer shall be well qualified by reason of education and experience to effectively discharge his/her duties.
At a minimum, the Senior Engineer should be a graduate with a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering degree
Minimum of eight (8) years consulting engineering experience in process design for chemical and industrial process facilities, and preferably be a registered Professional Engineer (P.E.).

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in ChemCAD Process simulations, hydraulic calculations, relief and safety system calculations and development, instrumentation design and specifications, and Process Flow and P&I diagrams preferred.

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