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Pasadena, TX

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Not Specified


April 22, 2019

Sr R&D Engineer - Pasadena

Sr. Development Engineer  Job Overview:  Responsible for coordinating, and executing experimental pilot plant studies to support the development of new or improved process technology applications.  The position must provide technical support and expertise in designing and costing capital projects for pilot application. Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering, 2 -5 year experience 
  • Self-motivated, energetic, and team oriented 
  • Knowledge of HSE issues in relations to pilot plant operations 
  • Skilled in using Excel for data generation, analysis and tracking 
  • Hysis OR ProII Simulation programs
  Desired/Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Integrate HSE requirements into planning, design and execution of work including PSM and Management of Change for PSM applicable area activities 
  • Plan and design of experimental work and commercial demonstrations. 
  • Assist with the design of new pilot plants and modification of existing pilot plants. 
  • Develop equipment lists, prices, and preparing requests for capital spending (AFEs) 
  • Actively engage and lead members of the development team, including Operations, Maintenance, the Analytical group. 
  • Monitor pilot plant operations and providing ongoing guidelines and instructions to Operations/Maintenance/Analytical and other team members. 
  • Analyze data, and tracking experiments with appropriate kinetic models. 
  • Document results of experiment studies. 
  • Interface with various personnel to gather necessary data to analyze pilot plant test runs
  • Adjust standards, P&IDs, and piping plans to accommodate the various types of test that are being run. 
  • Execute experimental programs, using a stage-gate approach. 
  • Communicate effectively with Maintenance, Operations, Analytical and Technology Managers to ensure the R&D program generates the required technical information for good engineering design practices to be employed. 
 Company Overview: McDermott is a premier, fully-integrated provider of technology, engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry. For more than a century, customers have trusted McDermott to design and build end-to-end infrastructure and technology solutionsfrom the wellhead to the storage tankto transport and transform oil and gas into the products the world needs today. 

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