Process Engineer II

Job Title: Process Engineer II
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cedar Rapids, United States
Salary: $85000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-09-03
Reference: BH-113366-1
Contact Name: Dharani Saiz
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 04, 2019 16:47

Job Description

POSITION TITLE:  Process Engineer
POSITION TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent
LOCATION: Cedar Rapids, IA

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas industry. Our client, an fast-growing Engineering company, is looking to hire a Process Engineer for a permanent position based in Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Proficient in process engineering and process/project management
  • Acts safely and instills a strong safety behavior at all times whether at the office or on client processing facilities
  • Ensures job/work flow accountabilities are clearly understood by all parties involved and acted upon in a timely manner
  • Ability to hold him/herself fully accountable for performance measurements and adjust work flow as needed
  • Instills a high quality work environment at all times as well as demonstrates a strong QA/QC process for all process engineering work flows
  • Effectively identifies and analyzes pre-construction problems/issues with the design documentation and takes timely steps to rectify and communicate identified issues
  • Highly proficient in project execution.
  • Highly proficient in detailed engineering calculations, including but not limited to pump, line and tank/equipment sizing, system/equipment specifications, mass and energy balance work among other core engineering disciplines.
  • Strong communication with internal and external customers
  • Ability to clearly communicate up to the Leadership team and be able to clearly communicate with peers
  • Foresees potential system roadblocks and takes corrective measures to mitigate issues
  • Budget/timeline management skills – ability to develop and manage a detailed process engineering budget/timeline, with the ability to accurately project future project costs and project/process completion estimates
  • Ability to fully read, develop, and understand P&ID’s and detailed construction drawings
  • Mechanical aptitude to assist the construction team for start-up systems and the ability to provide troubleshooting skills/tools
  • Detailed civil/structural (site and soil prep, concrete/rebar, structural steel) comprehension of industrial projects is preferred.
  • Piping (mechanical), electrical (MCC switch gear, transformers, motor wiring) and automation (instrumentation wiring and installation) knowledge and design details is a must
  • Examine/Inspect field conditions to identify problems, inaccuracies, and cost saving opportunities, while recommend/implement corrective actions where necessary and incorporate those lessons into future process engineering documentation
  • Review and issue new drawings and contractor documents for change of conditions; quantify impact of changes and review with management; distribute new issues to project teams
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with experience in the chemical, refining, Ag (corn, soy, etc...) processing or bio-refining fields
  • At least 2 years of experience in the detail process design and engineering business
  • Strong knowledge of system engineering, mass and energy balance, system/equipment sizing/specification along with engineering cost estimation, mechanical system understanding and check-out, system start-up and commissioning experience, training, safety oversight, and general set-up of operations
This is an excellent opportunity to become part one of the world’s leading Engineering companies, who is driving forward increasingly specialized and innovative solutions. The successful applicant will receive a competitive compensation package with medical benefits, matching 401K, PTO, life insurance, and more. For further information regarding this role or to discuss other opportunities contact Dharani “Dot” Saiz.