Process Engineer, Capital Projects

at Monolith
Kansas City, MO

Monolith, located in Lincoln, NE, is excited to announce its search for a Process Engineer, Capital Projects.

At Monolith we apply scientific principles, engineering practices and a lot of hard work to solve real problems that have a global impact. We use sophisticated analysis methods, advanced manufacturing techniques, and often even our hands to build first of its kind technologies. We do not compromise on safety, quality or performance. If you want to solve tough problems, build real things, and have a big impact then you should join us.

Your Role:

The Area Project Process Engineer will work in multi-disciplinary teams to ensure the engineering requirements of projects are effectively and technically delivered to meet timeline and budget.

You Will:

  • Steward Monolith’s interests in detailed design and technical specifications to obtain the best possible quality project from EPC Contractor within schedule and cost constraints:
    • Interface with EPC Contractor on key technology and areas where Monolith has significant operating experience regarding reliability, safety, and maintainability
    • Become knowledgeable of the Contract, Scope of Work, and implement Monolith’s interests in the detailed design development while working constructively with the primary Contractor in a team environment
    • Identify critical deliverables, based on the scope agreed by the Engineering Manager and Discipline Engineers
    • Ensure deliverables are technically fit for purpose and meet the statutory requirements, health and safety laws, regulations, guidelines, including EPA and OSHA
    • Conducts spot checks on engineering deliverables produced during EPC to ensure quality of engineered product
    • Identify and coordinate additional reviews as required with subject matter experts, 3rd party consultants, and project Discipline engineers for timely resolution
  • Constructively work with Contractors, Vendors, and other Monolith team members to obtain the best possible engineered product:
    • Coordinate and represent Monolith’s interests in Contractor development meetings and reviews including HAZOP’s and model reviews
    • Proactively identify design and engineering concerns, working directly with Contractor and Monolith team members on best solutions to enable project to meet construction schedule
    • Manage requests for information, change orders, and design change requests during design development
    • Report on engineering performance against the baseline plan
    • Support other functions in Capital Projects team as needed for specific area, including Core Technology Team, Construction Team, Project Controls, Procurement, Contracts, Operations & Maintenance, and Development
  • Manage complex risks for successful execution of projects:
    • Facilitate the generation of the engineering risks and mitigations for project risk register, (including 3rd part risk registers) and their ongoing management
    • Review, modify and implement critical ITP’s, ensuring 3rd party vendors adhere to the overall project quality plan throughout the project lifecycle
    • Support the Engineering Manager and other team members in development and updates required for the Project Execution Plan
  • Potential to roll into either a construction field engineer or commissioning engineer or into future projects
  • Perform other duties as required

You Are:

  • Organized: Ability to intelligently categorize information in a method that is intuitive to others
  • Reliable: Consistent delivery on timelines
  • Cogent: Efficiently explain research to the other members of the team
  • Coachable: Willing to accept feedback and learn from experience
  • Resilient: Perform well under pressure with a low ego that thrives on the team's success
  • Inquisitive: Willingness and desire to learn
  • Creative: Problem solver who challenges previous assumptions and methods to continuously improve and solve challenges; relentlessly pursues a better solution
  • Adaptable: Demonstrated ability to adapt and change in a dynamic and evolving environment with grit, passion and perseverance
  • Committed to our values
    • Safety matters most
    • Think like a team
    • Solve the impossible, embrace reality
    • People make the difference
    • Decisions drive results
    • Generosity of spirit
    • Enjoy the ride

You Have:

  • B.S. Chemical Engineering, and
  • 3+ years of experience, or
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the job duties and responsibilities
  • Experience working in a fast-paced multi-discipline capital projects team
  • Detailed knowledge of MS Office Suite, including MS Project and MS Visio
  • Familiarity with CAD software such as SolidWorks, AutoCAD, etc.
  • Experience with review and/or development of design deliverables such as PFDs, P&IDs, data sheets, assembly drawings, technical specifications, ITP’s,
  • Familiarity with piping codes (B31.1 or B31.3) and process control systems
  • Familiarity with process safety systems and HAZOP’s
  • Preferred but not required to have experience with one or more of the following industrial systems: high temperature waste heat boilers, carbon black or other solids processing equipment (classifiers, blowers, filters, pelletizers, dryers, storage system, conveyors), pressure vessels (Section I/VIII), Pressure Swing Adsorption Gas Treatment, Steam/BFW systems, cooling water towers, air coolers, pumps, compressors, heat exchangers, high temperature materials, Ammonia Plants
  • Familiarity with project management systems and software such as Primavera, Aconex, etc preferred but not required

Work Environment

Combination of home office, field office, and contractor offices. 

Travel Expectations

25%-50% Travel may be required (Field Site, 3rd Party Vendors)


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