Burns & McDonnell Senior Chemical Engineer - Oil, Gas & Chemical (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri
Burns & McDonnell’s Oil, Gas & Chemical global practice is searching for a Senior Chemical Engineer in its Kansas City, MO headquarters office. Burns & McDonnell is a 100% employee-owned firm ranked numerous times on FORTUNE’s List of 100 Best Companies to Work For and voted as a Best Place to Work in cities across the United States.
The Oil, Gas & Chemical global practice works on projects across the oil, gas and chemicals spectrum, from gas plants and midstream facilities to refining assets, chemical production plans, and stand-alone storage and logistics facilities. As a Senior Chemical Engineer, you will apply technical expertise on engineering, procurement, and construction projects of processing facilities throughout the refining, midstream, chemicals and renewables market sectors.
The Senior Chemical Engineer will work on an integrated design team within our Oil, Gas & Chemical division to perform the following duties:
Execute complex assignments requiring the use of advanced engineering techniques.
Develop and evaluate plans for major projects.
Utilize front end loading process and best practices to facilitate cost effective process engineering and project development.
Lead development of all process design calculations and develop deliverables such as hydraulic calculations, equipment sizing, process simulations, Heat and Material Balances (H&MB), Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs) and Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs).
Lead chemical engineering design activities on projects from the conceptual phase through design completion.
May assess feasibility or soundness of proposed applications when data is insufficient, or testing is advisable.
Plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, adaptation and modification of standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria.
Perform work which involves conventional engineering practices but may involve a variety of complex features.
May coordinate departmental and divisional project studies and report preparation assignments.
Provide leadership, guidance, and instruction to less experienced staff members.
Regularly meets and corresponds with clients or outside personnel.
Some marketing responsibilities.
All other duties as assigned.
Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program.
Master of Science degree in Chemical Engineering may be substituted for one year of experience.
7 years of related professional consulting experience with engineering teams for delivery of capital projects.
Lead engineer for EPC projects is strongly preferred.
Professional engineer preferred.
Strong knowledge in standard engineering techniques and procedures.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Must be proficient in the use of basic computer software (i.e., Microsoft Office Suite).
Experience in process simulation software (i.e. HYSYS and/or Aspen Plus, HTRI) is preferred.
Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization, and problem-solving skills.
This position requires an individual capable of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad areas of assignments. Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered.
Job Chemical Engineering
Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Req ID: 233913 Job Hire Type Experienced