Senior Process Engineer

Website Montauk Energy

Location: Pittsburgh Pa or Houston, TX (TX LFG, a subsidiary of Montauk Energy)

Position Summary:

Under direction of the Vice President of Engineering, the Senior Process Engineer will support all existing operations and new development projects within the Company. Duties will include working teams 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. The Senior Process Engineer will develop and implement operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and maximize Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) production in accordance with the sites business goals and objectives. Feedstock source projects include landfills and dairy digesters.

Essential Job Functions:

· 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

· Responsible for assigned Engineering Work Orders (EWO’s) associated with operating facilities

· Assist with SOP and training material development, and plant startup including equipment and piping and controls check out

· Supervision of staff level engineers

Experience/Minimum Requirements:

· Bachelors in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Technology or equivalent experience

· Minimum of 5 years engineering experience in gas processing environment

· Minimum 5 years process design or operations and maintenance experience

· Previous new facility design experience preferred

· Knowledge of production or process engineering

· Experience with gas dehydration, decontamination, and separation processing and distribution, batch and unit operations, and / or corrosive/toxic chemicals 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 and like components found in major process-oriented plants

· Competency in Microsoft Excel and Visio

· 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

· 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 related systems, i.e. instrument air, power distribution, condensate handling

· 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.

Reports to: Vice President of Engineering

Montauk Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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