Website Montauk Renewables

Position Title: Engineer


Location: Houston, TX with responsibilities at sites around the continental United States.


Position Summary:

Under direction of the Director of Engineering, the Engineer IV’s will support all existing operations and new development projects within the Company. Duties will include working with existing team to develop projects through their entire life cycles; prioritization, scoping, design reviews, construction support / field verification, and start up; using recognized engineering and project management tools in the areas of equipment sizing, PFD development, process control strategies, hazard analysis and P&ID development. This position will develop and implement operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and maximize renewable natural gas (RNG) or electricity production in accordance with the sites business goals and objectives.

Essential Job Functions:

Responsible to assist in leading teams and providing Mentorship to earlier career engineers
Responsible for developing heat and material balance, and Process Flow Diagram
Responsible for specifying equipment and developing Piping & Instrument Diagram
Responsible for developing manufacturing costs
Responsible for scaling-up field and laboratory data to commercial design
Responsible for carrying out process improvement activities at existing facilities
Assist with SOP and training material development, and plant startup including equipment and piping and controls check out

Experience/Minimum Requirements:

Bachelors in Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or Engineering Technology or equivalent experience
Graduate Degree a plus
Professional Engineering license preferred
8-15 years engineering and leadership experience in a related environment.
Previous new facility design experience preferred
Knowledge of production or process engineering
Experience with gas dehydration, decontamination, and separation processing and distribution, batch and continuous processing operations, and/or corrosive/toxic chemicals a plus
Previous operations and maintenance experience a plus
Familiar with a wide variety of process equipment including pumps, coolers, process piping, pressure vessels, heat exchangers, compressors, modulated valves, rotating equipment, combustion devices, fluid flow, instrumentation, process controls, PLCs, VFDs and like components found in major process-oriented plants
Competency in AutoCad® Microsoft Excel and Visio, and all MS Office programs
Able to read technical drawings and create detailed piping and equipment sketches and process flow diagrams
Ability to travel (US based) – estimate 25-50% on average with occasions of 75% for limited periods of time
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of an organization
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and lead teams
Able to manage multiple priorities
Strong computer skills, including process simulation tools
Working knowledge of thermodynamics of gas compression systems
Familiarization with automated valves and their operation
Understanding of gas processing subsystems systems, such as instrument air, power distribution, condensate handling and heat transfer equipment.
Understanding of electrical schematics, single line drawings, Ladder logic and SCADA
Understanding of process instrumentation and tuning of control loops
Knowledge of process/control systems interface

Working Conditions:

Ability to stand for long periods of time, able to demonstrate operating procedures to staff, ability to walk over uneven terrain
Work environment includes extreme temperatures, wind, wet and/or humid and noise. May be exposed to chemical, fire, burn and explosion hazards and fumes, odors, mists, dusts and gases.

Travel Requirements – Up to 50% travel




· Full-Time employees are eligible for a strong benefits package including:
· Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
· Flexible spending account
· Paid time off
· Long term and short term disability
· Life Insurance
· Retirement 401K
· Pay is commensurate with qualifications.


Montauk Renewables is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age. We are a drug free work environment based on Federal guidelines and use e-verify to confirm employment eligibility.


Montauk Renewables is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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