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Process/Chemical Engineer

Lusby, MD

Employment Type: Contract Job Number: 26566 Pay Rate: $ - $67 Remote Friendly?:

Job Description

IMPORTANT NOTE: The rate on this position is set to an expert level engineer with 12-15 years of experience. Manager is willing to interview candidates with fewer years experience down to a level of 3-5 years but the rate must be in line with that level of expertise.

Process/Chemical Engineer
  • Chemical engineering or petroleum engineering degree
  • Broad understanding of Oil & Gas, refining and petrochemical processes
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as process engineer in Engineering company and/or Oil & gas Company, most of which on cryogenic units
  • Mastering modeling tools such as PROII, Hysys, Unisim. Good knowledge of other specific modeling tools is a plus (e.G., HTRI, CFD tools)
  • Familiar with process design of equipment, including vessels, columns, heat exchangers, compressors and pumps
  • A conceptual understanding of chemical engineering principles of heat transfer, vapor-liquid equilibria, mass transfer and thermodynamics, and their general application to process design
  • Familiar with major regulations and industry codes and standards affecting standard design, quality, or processes
  • Relevant experience of originating and checking the deliverables/tasks
  • Excellent knowledge of technical theory, engineering principles, good engineering practices and how to apply them
  • Ability to manage complex studies performed inhouse or by engineering contractors
  • Fluent in English


An LNG & Cryogenics Engineer who will be actively involved in the engineering support of the LNG plant activities.

Main role will be: 
  • to support the new projects development by participating in the elaboration of overall plant process schemes,
  • to provide technical assistance for ongoing projects and assets in operation,
  • to participate in scouting and qualification of new technologies.

 In addition, and considering the transversality of the activities handled by the LNG & Cryogenics process entity, you will also: 
  • be involved in inter-branches studies (Technical Services, Maintenance, Operations) for specific cryogenic process support.
  • perform, lead, or validate process studies from prospects studies.
  • provide support for Projects in FEED or EPC phases.
  • be involved in support to Operation assistances on the assets of the different branches.
  • collect and formalize technical feedback from the assets either operated by BHE GTS or by others, develop and formalize internal know-how, interface with BHE GTS entities for subjects related to LNG and other cryogenics applications. 

A non-exhaustive list of detailed activities you will manage, or you will be involved in, is:
  • Clarification of client’s technical problematics and Basis of Design / Scope of Work definition
  • LNG plants & cryogenic processes modeling using commercial software or in-house software
  • Processes optimization (e.G. Energy efficiency, production maximization, GHG reduction) with consideration of equipment technology limitations, impacts on licensed processes and cost
  • Develop process flowsheets (e.G. PFD's - process flow diagram) and equipment list
  • Equipment and piping preliminary sizing
  • Validate or contribute to the process studies document development: specifications, studies report, technical offers comparison
  • Review and validate process documentation issued by the Contractors. Participate or lead technical reviews (Project Reviews, PFD/P&ID reviews, HAZID / ENVID / HAZOP 3D model reviews, Technology Qualifications...)
  • Lead complex studies performed within the Company or outsourced

 ABET Certification is a nice-to-have.

This is a long term assignment, may extend beyond current end date, and there is a possibility of conversion to permanent full-time employee.  

100% in office, no hybrid work, travel rarely and video interview.
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