Junior Process Engineer (Semiconductor)
Hillsboro, OR

About $96,000 - $120,000 a year

Position Summary
SSOE Group is currently seeking a Junior Level Process Engineer to join our team. If you are lacking the mentorship and coaching that you need to advance in your career, then this is the collaborative team for you. Whether it is our cutting edge technology with BIM/VDC or getting up to speed with Revit, our goal is to give our team the tools it needs to succeed. As a Junior Level Engineer, you will partner with your manager to establish where you see your career heading at SSOE. Using tools and resources that are matched with your passion and tenacity, you and your manager will create a road map to get your career heading in the right direction. Several of our Senior Level Engineers, PM’s and managers started at SSOE as a co-op/Intern and navigated their way to where they are today. SSOE Group recognizes that we are not just a corporate community, but that we need to support our local office communities as well. SSOE has diverse experiences giving back to the community through our company volunteer program. We sponsor initiatives aimed at protecting the environment, and we work to improve the lives of low-income individuals and families in communities where SSOE does business.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Perform process equipment and piping design on projects.
Develop process system start-up and commissioning documentation. Including but not limited to ultrapure water treatment, chemical distribution and waste handling systems (UPW, acids, bases, solvents, etc.).
Execute process design from conceptual design and criteria development through construction document production and provide engineering support during construction.
Perform a variety of engineering assignments under the direction of a supervisor with increasing responsibility based on performance.
Consult with supervisor to screen assignments for unusual or difficult problems and select appropriate methods and techniques to apply.
Draft interpretation of design into completed working drawings and apply engineering fundamentals to design.
Develop process flow diagrams, process and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs), system layout plans, equipment sizing and selection, and associated specification write-ups.
Interface with multiple engineering disciplines, project management, system owners, vendors and contractors via phone, email, and live meetings.
Perform engineering calculations and communicate on PC system.
Design chemical process systems utilizing pressure loss and stress analysis programs.
May be assisted by a designer, but usually assumes no responsibility for direction of others.
Minimum Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree / DIRECT / 0-2

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering, which qualifies for licensure in the state of practice, is required.
Semiconductor experience is preferred. System owner experience highly desirable.
Knowledge of chemical process systems control philosophy including P&ID development.
Familiarity with applicable building codes and standards.
Experience with AutoCAD and Revit preferred. In-depth knowledge of fluid transfer, heat exchange, friction loss in piping systems, including design and operation. Previous experience with design of experiments and authoring of technical reports. Previous experience running computer-based simulations.
Experience with or strong desire to learn building information modeling (BIM) software is highly desirable.
Some travel may be required.
Valid driver’s license required.
About SSOE Group
As a Top 10 Engineering / Architecture firm for the past 6 years (BD+C), SSOE focuses on delivering Great Client Service to clients through a full range of project delivery solutions. They have been named a "Great Workplace" (Great Place to Work®) and one of the "Best AEC Firms to Work For" (BD+C).

With more than 20 offices around the world, SSOE is known for making its clients successful by saving them time, trouble, and money. Over the company's 70-year history, it has earned a reputation for providing quality project solutions to semiconductor, automotive, food, chemical, glass, manufacturing, healthcare, power, and general building industries—with projects completed in 40 countries. Visit www.ssoe.com for additional information and career opportunities.

SSOE was founded in 1948 and currently has more than 20 locations worldwide.
We are a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management.
SSOE offers program management services from design through construction, to commissioning and start-up, for seamless project delivery.
9 out of 10 clients surveyed would recommend us to a colleague.
95% of our fee has been returned to our clients in project savings over the last 5 years.
150 of our clients have been with us for over 20 years.
Equal Opportunity and Disability Accessibility Statement
SSOE is an equal opportunity employer and provides fair and equal treatment to all individuals, employees, and applicants for employment, regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, disability, genetic information, military / veteran status, or any other protected group status under federal, state, or local law. SSOE complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and related laws. SSOE does not make employment decisions based upon any protected status under applicable federal, state, or local law.

Applicants with a disability, who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, may email their request to hrassist@ssoe.com for assistance. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodations will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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