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Process Engineer Renewable Diesel Technologies SME

Kiewit Corporation locationHouston, TX
420 positions

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Kiewit CorporationlocationOmaha, NE
420 positions
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Job Location
Houston, TX, United States


Other locations:Houston, TX, US

Requisition ID: 108901 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: OGC 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

We are an innovative team of engineers and designers that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff leads and collaborates with Kiewit's module fabrication and construction teams to approach construction-driven engineering with a focus on safe, cost effective, and innovative designs that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit's legacy of excellence.  This position focuses on the process design for the production of diesel fuel from renewable feedstocks such as animal fats and vegetable oils. The candidate must be experienced with process units for the pretreatment of feedstocks and the associated wastewater processes as well as diesel hydrotreating.

District Overview

Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc. is a full-service engineering firm serving oil, gas and chemical markets. Our combined staff of engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve the LNG, midstream, refining, and petrochemical markets. Backed by 130 years of construction experience, our construction-driven engineering focuses on constructability and safety in the earliest phases of projects to ensure on-time and on-budget project delivery.

Our rapidly growing oil, gas and chemical team, which includes structural, civil, piping, mechanical, process, process safety, electrical, instrument and control disciplines, is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the EPCC delivery model for dynamic process facilities. 


This position is based out of our Energy Corridor Office in Houston, TX 


  •     Prepare process engineering deliverables including heat and material balances, process flow diagrams, piping and instrumentation diagrams, equipment sizing, and other deliverables necessary to define the process requirements.
  •     Specify scope and technical requirements for technology providers.
  •     Perform technical evaluations for selection of technology providers.
  •     Review suppliers' data and documents for compliance with project specifications.
  •     Develop criteria, guidelines, and best practices for the unit processes to provide for a safe, efficient, cost-effective, and reliable end product.
  •     Support construction, commissioning, and startup.
  • ¯ ¯ Proactively identifies gaps in design and provides solutions.
  • ¯ ¯ Develops mid to major-sized project or proposals with no supervision.
  • ¯ ¯ Reviews and corrects the work of engineers and designers to develop documents as needed.
  • ¯ ¯ Resolves conflicting requirements and approaches across disciple lines as needed.
  • ¯ ¯ Assists others to structure and solve technical issues.
  • ¯ ¯ Leads others in project objectives consistent with that of the organization.
  • ¯ ¯ Improves existing processes by using different approaches/methods.
  • ¯ ¯ Generates multiple alternatives before settling on a solution.
  • ¯ ¯ Manages several different assignments simultaneously.
  • ¯ ¯ Develops creative solutions to complex problems.
  • ¯ ¯ Collaborates with others to determine best solution internally and externally.
  • ¯ ¯ Serves as Kiewit representative in external organization and committees.
  • ¯ ¯ Serves as resource to less experienced engineers.
  • Qualifications

  •     Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from a four-year college or university.
  •     At least 10 years of experience in process technologies for pretreatment and hydrotreating processes for the production of renewable diesel fuel.
  •     Advanced knowledge of work processes for producing process engineering deliverables.
  •     Strong understanding of underlying engineering principles and best practices.
  •     Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  •     Strong critical thinking skills.
  •     Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and time management skills.
  •     Commitment to safety, ethics, and integrity.
  • ¯ ¯ Trains and leads team of engineers as needed and plans work for team to accomplish objectives.
  • ¯ ¯ Continually improves efficiency and performance of team and processes.
  • ¯ ¯ Identifies gaps in team and works to resolve and close proactively.
  • ¯ ¯ Communicates effectively across all levels of organization.
  • ¯ ¯ Advises and provides perspectives from a variety of sources internally and externally to solve problems.  
  • ¯ ¯ Works well with others. Involves less experienced engineers in issues to foster training of others.
  • ¯ ¯ Seeks out industry experts for advancing skill sets.
  • ¯ ¯ Actively seeks feedback from customers and takes action to improve processes.  
  • ¯ ¯ Proactively looks for solutions to improved quality, cost, and safety.
  • ¯ ¯ Acts independently to determine methods and processes for assignments.
  • ¯ ¯ Work with project team as representative and coordinates work within discipline department.


  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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