Project Engineer / Chemical Engineer
Company: The Chemithon Corporation
Posted on: February 16, 2020
The Project Engineer / Chemical Engineer is responsible for the
development of PFDs, P&IDs, pumps/blowers, instruments, vessels
and valves specifications. The engineer is expected to assist on
plant start ups. The Project Engineer, depending on prior
experience, may initially work with a Senior engineer on a variety
of projects, but with increasing experience will ultimately be
expected to run both small and large projects independently.
Project size may vary in complexity and value, from replacement
part orders to multi million dollar orders for new industrial
process plants. The engineer will assist in all phases of a project
from scope definition, establishment of budget, resource planning
and scheduling, generation of designs and specifications, and
oversees procurement and production of equipment. The engineer is
to ensure that the design is operable, is economically viable for
the customer and profitable for Chemithon, and safe to operate
while complying with customer specifications and applicable codes.
Depending on project type the job may require periods of time away
This position will require 25 to 30% travel through out the
Essential Job Functions:
1.) Responsible for Piping and Instruments Diagrams (P&ID)
2.) Responsible for material balances and Process Flow Diagrams
3.) Responsible for execution of projects; defining scope,
establishing budgets, planning resources, scheduling work,
generating designs and specifications, and overseeing procurement,
production and shipment of work.
4.) Responsible for sizing and specifying pumps, blowers, vessels,
heat exchangers, controls valves, instruments, and manual
5.) Responsible for defining control system configuration – for
example establishing process interlocks and generating process
logic diagrams. May also be involved with process control
programming depending on the needs and scope of the project.
6.) Assisting with and/or leading commissioning activities at
Ultimately the engineer with experience will be expected to lead
7.) Responsible for maintaining effective relationships with
customers, contractors, and internal clients. Responsible for
clearly communicating, coordinating and documenting project
execution and changes externally and internally. Responsible for
maintaining customer and contractor correspondence. Responsible for
document tracking including the supply, review, approval and
modification of customer and contractor documents.
8.) Must have skills to manage contracts. The project engineer is
responsible to comply with customer specifications and other
applicable codes to fulfill contract requirements. Must be capable
of adjusting equipment designs to fulfill requirements. Must be
effective at change order management, capable at defining changes
and their associated costs and schedule implications. Responsible
for quoting and procuring change order authorizations.
9.) Responsible of overseeing the generation of design documents.
Must be able to identify design needs and be able to utilize in
house expertise. Must be able to utilize the in house engineering
skills to prepare material specifications, bills of material, and
detailed designs. Must also be able to outsource design and
engineering when necessary.
10.) Must be able to mange projects budgets. Must able to estimate
costs and to report project costs versus budget costs.
11.) Responsible for maintaining and supporting a safe work
environment, including reporting unsafe conditions or workplace
hazards, keeping work area clean, preventing injuries and
illnesses, and adhering to Company Safety Manual.
12.) Responsible for other duties and responsibilities as assigned
by the Manager of Engineering.
BS in Chemical Engineering required.
A minimum of 5 years industry experience is strongly preferred.
A PE in the state of Washington is preferred.
Job Type: Full-time
Keywords: The Chemithon Corporation, Seattle , Project Engineer / Chemical Engineer, Engineering , Seattle, Washington
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