at Power Engineers in Freeport, Maine, United States
Senior Chemical Process Engineer
Department: Facilities Chemical Technology Solutions Dept
Senior Chemical Process Engineer
Do you have the desire and drive to help us grow our Chemical Business Unit? Do you want to be part of a team that focuses on the mission of a cleaner, brighter, and more sustainable future? The POWER Chemical Business Unit supports both emerging and established hydrogen, biofuel, and general markets as clients improve their processes and seek cleaner, more sustainable solutions.
We are looking for the right professional to fill our current Senior Chemical Process Engineer opening. Our employees enjoy a hybrid workplace environment with the option of working in the office full-time or from the comfort of their homes several days a week. Applicants must currently reside in or be willing to relocate to Houston, TX, or Boise, ID.
Roles and Responsibilities
Your career at POWER will provide an opportunity to work on continuous processing systems with an emphasis on the Chemical Industry and Renewable Fuels. You will utilize your expertise to help companies ranging from small startup firms to large multinational firms. You will have the opportunity to work on all phases of a project, from the initial concept through the installation and commissioning of new lines, along with upgrades to existing production lines. Your unique skills will help our clients update and adapt their facilities and systems to meet the dynamic changes in their markets.
The Facilities Division of POWER Engineers is a full-service A & E consulting engineering firm that specializes and is a leader in Chemicals, Food & Beverage, Federal, and Industrial facility design.
+ Design of process systems including:
+ Process modeling using AspenPlus
+ Mass and energy balances
+ Material flow analysis
+ Heat transfer calculations
+ Fluid flow calculations
+ Development of Process Flow Diagrams and Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams
+ Provide documentation packages for the successful completion of projects:
+ Work with clients on developing the scope of projects and providing the deliverables for these projects
+ Work with a design team that includes internal and external people in the development of general arrangement and elevation layouts
+ Develop equipment specifications and documentation that meet clients’ design requirements
+ Develop equipment and installation cost estimations
+ Develop descriptions of operation for the process being designed
+ Develop bid packages, construction packages
+ Customer & Vendor Site visits:
+ Support vendor FATs, reviews, and trials
+ Visit customer sites for data acquisition, meetings, and installation/start-up as needed.
+ B.S. Degree in Chemical Engineering
+ 10+ years of experience in the design and layout of chemical processing lines
+ Hands-on experience developing process simulations such as AspenPlus
+ Working knowledge of applicable health and process safety requirements and environmental concerns
+ Proven ability to lead cross-functional engineering teams
+ Excellent verbal and written communications skills
+ Fluent in utilizing Microsoft Office products
+ Flexibility to work overtime as required
+ Professional Engineering License or ability to obtain one within 2 years
+ Software use knowledge with AutoCAD software suites, Visio, Plant P&ID, AspenPlus, MS Project, etc.
+ Ability to travel 20-50% within the United States
+ SME Experience in multiple process platforms (gasification, biodiesel, Hydrogen production via electrolysis and SMR, gas separations, distillation, RNG digester & processing & other specialty Chemicals)
+ Cumulative GPA of 3.2 from an accredited university
+ M.S. or Ph.D. Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering (Thermo Emphasis)
+ Ability to perform any role in a design team environment
+ Ability to delegate and mentor effectively
+ Ability to present to clients and to assist in business development
At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good. Have Fun. Build Success.
You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching and training it takes to advance your career.
Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development, and a full benefits package:
+ Paid Holidays
+ Vacation/Paid Sick Leave
+ Voluntary Life Insurance
+ Telehealth Benefit covers all providers
+ Maternity and Paternity Leave
+ New Dads and Moms Benefit program
+ Fertility Benefits
+ Gender-affirming care
POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!
Salary DOE: The pay range for this position is $115K – $135K per year; however, base pay may be higher or lower depending on the candidate’s job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This figure does not include additional compensation such as health benefits, vacation, 401k, etc.
EOE, including disability/vets
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