at Middough Inc. in Oak Brook, Illinois, United States
Middough Inc. - 'TOP WORKPLACES' Award Winner!
Lead Process Engineer - Position and Responsibilities
As a Lead Process Engineer with Middough, you will collect and prepare data/information and perform detailed engineering calculations. The Lead Process Engineer will also perform engineering design and analysis on complex or unique problems and will coach/develop less experienced engineers, designers, and drafters. The Lead Process Engineer will demonstrate technical/professional growth annually by maintaining active membership in professional organizations and participating in technical seminars/courses.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Collect and prepare data/information, perform detailed engineering calculations, and write formal engineering/technical reports.
Develop technical specifications and data sheets, perform technical evaluation of bids, and recommend best value design which meets client requirements for operability, reliability, maintainability, and safety.
Provide field leadership work by checking installations and problem-solving activities.
Perform calculation checking and vendor drawing reviews.
Serve as a Project Lead for more complex projects by estimating work hours, developing scope of work, making staffing recommendations, and checking project deliverables prior to issuance.
Interact with other departments and suppliers to obtain pertinent information.
Education, Experience and Skills
The successful candidate will possess the following:
Bachelor of Science in Engineering required; chemical preferred.
EIT/FE preferred with intent for PE license with further industry experience.
15+ years of experience performing basic engineering analysis and design functions.
Experience with agro-industrial and sweeteners required.
3+ years of experience in pressure relief analysis and flare system design and documentation.
Process flow drawing (PFD) and P&ID development experience preferred.
Experience in the design of process equipment (vessels, pumps, exchangers, fired heaters, compressors) specifications.
Ability to perform heat exchanger design calculation.
Working knowledge of API 520/521 and ASME codes.
Process steady state modeling experience (HYSYS, AspenPlus, etc.).
Hydraulic modeling experience (AFT Fathom, AFT Arrow, etc.) preferred.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and attention to detail abilities.
Excellent multitasking and organizational abilities for project efficiency.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing duties of this position, the successful candidate will:
Remain in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods.
Frequently walk, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stoop or kneel, use repeating motions that may include the wrists/hands/fingers and talk and hear.
Frequently use up-close vision, distance vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus.
Should not expect adverse environmental conditions.
May be exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as climbing ladders and/or stairs, extreme heat and/or cold, and/or poor air quality) if or when on-site at a client facility. Noise levels may be moderate to high at various client sites, hearing protection may be required and/or provided. Safety protections to be provided by the client and/or company and are required to be used and followed.
May require occasional car or air travel to other company locations or client sites.
This position requires the candidate/employee to possess and maintain a valid driver's license in their state of residence.
Middough Inc. (Middough), founded in 1950, is a leading professional engineering, architecture and project solutions company providing services to a broad spectrum of Fortune 500 clients in nine core industries with offices across the Central,... For full info follow application link.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors or any other protected characteristic under protected by federal, state, or local laws. Middough does not support sponsorship for any applicant that requires an employment visa (i.e., H-1B) to work lawfully in the US.