Process Engineer
NANA WorleyParsons, LLC
Anchorage, AK
Process Engineer to perform relief valve calculations using an understanding of key assumptions and approved methodologies.

Designs and plans layout of projects engaged in constructing, controlling, and improving equipment to carry out processes on commercial scale.

Develops process flow diagrams (PFDs) and Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs).

Uses computer modeling software to design processes.

Assists in preparing scopes of work and manhour estimates for new project work.

Primarily responsible for developing process flow diagrams, heat and material balances and piping and instrumentation diagrams (P& IDs).

Designs equipment to control movement, storage, and processing of petroleum liquids and gasses.

Designs process safety systems including PSV sizing and ESD control philosophy. Performs hydraulic calculations.

Determines most effective arrangement of unit operations exercising judgment to compromise between process requirements, economic evaluation, operator effectiveness, and physical and health hazards.

Directs Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) of process systems. Addresses resultant findings.

Performs tests and takes measurements throughout stages of production to determine degree of control over variables such as temperature, density, specific gravity, and pressure.

Writes operating procedures for new process systems.

Provides operator training on new or modified systems.

Other duties as assigned.



Bachelor's degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering required. Chemical PE accreditation preferred.

Minimum seven (7) years experience in Process Engineer role required.

Applicants should be familiar with the methodologies being employed to include the following:

Aspen Flarenet Modelling Standardise Model Constructs and Labeling.

Aspen Flare System Analyzer for outlet line pressure losses.

Compressor Settle Out Calculation Spreadsheet.

Acoustic Induced Vibration calculations.

Inlet Line Sizing – Multiphase Fluids using HYSYS.

Exposure to Aspen HYSYS and Flare System Analyzer simulation software.

Applicants should have some familiarity with database engines as follows:

Maintenance and Engineering Search Engine (MESE)

Engineering Drawing and Document Information (EDDI)

Safe Operating Limit Tables (SOLT)

Applicants must be able to work in a productive manner to deliver the Relief System calculations within the budgeted hours determined for the work.

Applicant should be able to prepare a written describe that documents their work in a clear and concise manner so that the reader can clearly understand the description of background information and comments concerning the relief valve calculations.

Applicants should have a functional understanding of the engineering QA/QC requirements for PSV calculations and be capable and willing to deliver high-quality work on Relief System calculations.

Applicants should be proficient in reading and understanding Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs) and Piping Isometrics drawings as they relate to pressure relief systems.

Language Skills:
Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management and client groups.

Mathematical Skills:
Comprehend and apply principles of calculus, modern algebra and statistical theory. Ability to work with concepts such as limits, rings, quadratic and differential equations and proofs and theorems. Ability to apply mathematical operations to work projects.

Reasoning Ability:
Apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with non-verbal symbols (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.) in the most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Computer Skills:
Possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Word word processing software; Excel spreadsheet software; Outlook e-mail software; and any other discipline-specific design or analysis software, as required.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to travel and work in a remote location overnight or longer, including the north slope of Alaska. The employee is occasionally exposed to work near mechanical parts; work in high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals and adverse outdoor weather conditions. The employee is expected to abide by all required safety regulations, behaviors and conditions, as required at the local or remote work locations. The noise level in the work environment is usually low. May be required to travel up to North Slope, AK for project work as needed.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel, talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus. The employee is occasionally exposed to severe outside weather conditions and perhaps the risk of electrical shock. The noise level is usually quiet.

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Exempt

The above is not intended to list all possible essential functions or requirements as they are subject to change. The employer reserves the right to revise or change this description. This description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each of the above essential duties and meet the physical demands. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to meet these conditions.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran

NANA Shareholder Preference