Process Engineer job in USA

$65 - $85 per hour
Required Residency
USA or Canada
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Date Posted
20 Dec 2012
Expiry Date
11 Jan 2013
Job Reference
Job Description

Our client is actively seeking 6 process engineers to work on a contract basis - 12 month contract opportunities starting 3rd week of January - contracts may be extended depending on client and project.

Rates will depend on experience but will range between $65.00 - $80.00 per hour.

If you would like to be considered for the opportunity, please send me a copy of your resume in WORD format to : <email address removed>

Our client is a great EPC company in the greater Houston area. While most of the work will be conducted in Houston, TX, there will be a need to make occasional site visits.


  • Develop PFDs for upstream process design and provide input to P&IDs
  • Perform pipeline and piping hydraulic modeling for single phase and two phase flow, including calculating pressure drops, fluid velocities and line sizing
  • Perform production equipment sizing for various production and utility equipment including separators, gas compressors, vent/flare scrubbers and oil/gas/water treating equipment
  • Review existing production facilities and perform calculations to troubleshoot/debottleneck facilities as required
  • Perform heat/radiation analysis for flare and vent systems using appropriate software


  • 10 years’ of experience as a Process Engineer in the Oil & Gas industry and 5 years’ working directly on offshore projects including offshore production facilities
  • At least a Bachelor’s in chemical engineering or related discipline
  • ASPEN/HYSYS experience is required
  • Must be able to model / input flare and vent piping arrangements for ASPEN

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