Principal Process Design Engineer

Updated on 5/17/2024

Valdes Architecture and Engineering

Valdes Architecture and Engineering

51-200 employees

Engineering and project management services

Industrial & Manufacturing

Senior, Expert

Merrillville, IN, USA

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Chemical Engineering
  • 10+ years of experience in the chemical and refining process industries
  • Must be a US Citizen or green card holder
  • Provide input to business development and upfront project execution efforts
  • Identify department procedure requirements, gaps in procedures, and help draft process department procedures
  • Develop and evaluate conceptual process designs
  • Conduct inter-discipline reviews, highlighting important design aspects to other departments
  • Develop and/or confirm/check relief device scenarios and calculate estimated required relief loads
  • Develop complex equipment and vessel process designs
  • Develop process control strategies
  • Identify and resolve client design errors, open issues or conflicting information on projects
  • Participate in Process Hazard Analysis
  • Manage process projects of varying complexity
  • Write process department ECN’s (Engineering Change Notices)
  • Execute P&ID walk-down efforts or field verification of P&ID’s
  • Interact with vendors regarding packaged processes and technologies for inclusion in process designs
  • Check process data on instrument data sheets and recognize the applicability/limitations of the instrument technology selected
  • Track hours used to execute project tasks, review projects schedules, and complete efforts within allowed budget and schedule
  • Assist in reviewing resumes, interviewing, and evaluating potential new hires
  • All other duties as assigned

Valdes Architecture and Engineering

Valdes Architecture and Engineering


Valdes Architecture & Engineering is distinguished by its broad expertise in process simulation, instrumentation and controls, project management, procurement services, and construction management across multiple industries. This breadth of services not only places the company at a competitive advantage but also fosters a culture of diverse technical skill development among its employees. Working here offers unique opportunities for professionals to engage with complex, cross-disciplinary projects, boosting career growth and technical acumen in a supportive environment.

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York Township, Illinois



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