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Kent Recruitment

Process Engineer (La Porte)

USA - LaPorte, Texas
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About the job:

The Sr. Process Engineer will be part of our Kent Houston Engineering Team supporting sites in La Porte, TX. This individual is involved in the detailed design of process and utility systems for new offshore fixed platform and floating facility projects and working on designing upgrades and solving challenging problems for our clients’ existing facilities. This position is based in our office in Houston, TX with the possibility of up to 10% international travel.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Provide a lead role in the technical development and review of discipline-specific deliverables during the detailed design phase of projects, including: Process Simulations (e.g. HYSYS, UniSim, Dynamics, etc.); Calculations (PSVs, Line Sizing, Hydraulics, Vessel Sizing); Technical notes/studies; P&IDs, PFDs, UFDs; Registers (Valves, Relief Devices, Interfaces, etc.); addressing HAZOP & LOPA actions; Process Control Schemes.
  • Lead and perform investigative studies and engineering scopes.
  • Support the Procurement Activities for the technical bid evaluation and selection of equipment items, and ongoing vendor liaison including addressing vendor clarifications.
  • Work directly with client operating company personnel.
  • Uphold professional ethics and standards of conduct.
  • Work involves directing research and solving unprecedented technical problems of considerable scope and complexity, the solution of which may have a far-reaching impact on extensive technical activities of the firm.
  • Strong persuasive ability, technical writing and communications skills are required at this level, proven through such technical presentations, technical papers and/or participation in technical committees that will demonstrate an advanced state-of-the-art technical expertise.

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in appropriate discipline.
  • This level may be achieved by technical professionals with a minimum of 8+ years of Oil & Gas Offshore experience since Bachelor's degree.
  • Offshore Oil & Gas major project experience is required.
  • Professional certification/registration is preferred.

What we offer at Kent:

Kent has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

At Kent, in addition to challenging projects, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Group Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program

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