Senior/Principal Process Engineer - Hydrogen/CCUS

Los Angeles (Downtown), California
Apr 15, 2024
Apr 21, 2024
Position Type
Alternative Fuels
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Consulting
Location: Los Angeles

A dynamic engineering firm, serving as both prime consultant and subconsultant on projects of various scales, spanning multiple sectors including industrial and alternative energy sectors. Established over 40 years ago, the team, spread across more than 20 locations, caters to clients nationwide and internationally.

To align with client objectives and integrate diverse disciplines, we assemble teams encompassing civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, process engineering specialists working alongside project/construction managers. This capability positions us as leaders in the engineering and construction realms, solidifying our reputation for progressiveness, innovation, and an excellent workplace culture.

Job Description
We are currently in search of an Alternative/Renewable Energy Process Engineer for our Los Angeles office. The ideal candidate should be a self-motivated team player with a minimum of five years of experience in energy transition projects, covering carbon capture (CCUS), hydrogen, transitional fuels and gas processing (etc.) This experience should span project management, design, and engineering. The selected candidate will directly report to the local office Department Manager while also supporting the Clean Energy Vice President.

Key responsibilities include overseeing engineering activities for diverse projects, with a focus on Hydrogen and CCUS, with potential to support industrial processing and other renewable energy sectors. Additionally, tasks involve collaborating with subcontractors and coordinating multidisciplinary engineering teams. Candidates exhibiting an interest in business development to attract new projects and clients are preferred.
This position is not eligible for sponsorship.

  • Chemical Engineering Degree or similar educational background
  • Project Management experience within specified industries and sectors
  • Business development exposure is beneficial
  • Over 5 years of experience in energy industries
  • Capable of providing peer review for designs
  • Proficient in developing proposals, execution plans, and technical engineering reports
  • Familiarity with front-end loading engineering processes and programming
  • Previous experience with total installed cost development is advantageous
  • Effective communication with clients/stakeholders
  • Proficient in reading and preparing project drawings, including plans, sections, and bills of materials
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to travel to job sites and other office locations (up to 25% of the time)
  • Eagerness to learn new technical aspects of carbon capture and hydrogen
  • Familiarity with project management techniques like project schedules, control packages, and earned value reporting is preferred

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.