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Process Engineer


Optimized Process Designs, LLC (OPD) is now hiring for a Process Engineer to join their team in Katy, TX.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Basic & detail design engineering activities for the assigned project(s) in Petrochemical, Refinery and Gas Processing Facilities in accordance with the requirements and specifications as set forth by client
  • Interface with other disciplines, vendors, and clients
  • Perform process simulations, design calculations, sizing & selection of equipment’s etc. Review of client’s documents, specifications, datasheets, verification of FEED design & calculations
  • Preparation of various process engineering deliverables such as PFD, P&ID's, equipment datasheets, heat material balance, process line sizing calculations, hydraulic calculations, instrument datasheets including control valves and relief valves and other process design related tasks
  • Evaluate vendor quotes and develop equipment bid tabs
  • Participate in developing I/O list, line list, cause & effect, control philosophies, shutdown philosophies, and providing necessary engineering inputs to the other disciplines
  • Provide assistance in developing start-up and operating manuals, attend and assist in Process Hazard Analysis meetings for projects, and attend start-ups for plants when requested
  • Positive & healthy working nature among the team of engineers to ensure optimum productivity & efficiency

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
  • 5+ years’ experience in performing complex simulations in Petrochemical, Refinery and Gas Processing Facilities
  • Working knowledge in using process simulator software such as AspenTech HYSYS, UniSim and PROMAX

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Professional Engineer license
  • Experience preparing equipment datasheets for heat exchangers, pumps, vessels, compressors, fired heaters, electric heaters, and distillation columns
  • Experience in sizing PSVs and Control valves 


Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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