Process Engineer

  • Location: United States: Illinois

  • City / Town: Downers Grove

  • Type: Contract

  • Posted: 20 Mar 2017

  • Job Reference: 63913

  • Consultant: Alejandro Jannaut

  • Consultant contact: 0161 942 4000

Process Engineer

Location: Downers Grove, IL

Duration: Long term contract

Pay Rate: $60 - $ 70 / Hour



  • Support chemical plant and refinery engineering from the development of FEED packages through detailed design engineering.
  • Technical tasks and activities include the generation and modification of PFDs / P&IDs / HMBs / Hydraulics / Process Simulations / PSV designs.
  • Leadership capability in Scope development / Budget preparation and management / Schedule development and interaction / Report writing capability




  • Extensive expertise in refinery/chemical plant process and project design areas, revamp, technical and startup consulting, codes and standards, utilities, steam generation, process and utilities optimization, plot plans and hydrogen management.
  • Comprehensive process design and engineering applications knowledge in chemical plants and refinery units and operations is desired.

Design engineering experience includes:

  • Understanding and/or interpreting ER&D generated yield estimate(s), creating process heat & weight balances, sizing fractionators, i.e. set diameter, type, and number of trays and PFD / P&ID development including the basic process controls/instrumentation.
  • Responsible for line sizing and hydraulics, equipment design (including sizing, design P/T and material selection) and equipment specifications, i.e. datasheets and templates.
  • Equipment included (but not limited to): fired heaters; vessels; reactors; exchangers; pumps; compressors; instruments; piping, relief valves.

Additional Requirements:

  • 15+ years of experience in chemical and refinery operations including crude and raw material handling / management through product stream / delivery.
  • BS. Chemical Engineering.
  • P.E License preferred.
  • OSHA certified preferred.
  • Aspen Plus / HYSYS - Hydraulics: KORF
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