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Stantec Process Engineer in BAKERSFIELD, California

Process Engineer - ( 220001SZ )


As energy availability becomes increasingly critical, there’s no end to the scope and significance of your work — and to where it can take you at Stantec. Every day, we’re problem-solving and collaborating on projects that are as challenging as they are impactful. Whether designing new EV charging or CNG delivery systems, a transformational cross-country pipeline, optimizing facilities, verifying the safety and reliability of an asset, or in the field overseeing construction projects, you’ll be joining a team of recognized industry experts on work that’s critical to our clients and our communities. The Energy industry is changing — and we’re helping clients stay ahead of the change. Join a team that’s working together with industry to deliver innovation for the long term on some of the most important and interesting projects around the world.

Your Opportunity

We are currently seeking a Process Engineer to join our Process and Mechanical group in the Bakersfield, California office or optionally to be located in our Houston office, Texas. You will work with close guidance and supervision to execute tasks and support designer and drafters on related tasks and projects. A Process and Mechanical Engineer will perform a variety of tasks which may include design, specification, calculations, and field work.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Supports project team in development of design documentation, plans and reports for relevant project design elements.

  • Assists in the development of a design through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats.

  • Prepares and revises documentation in various project phases including site plans, floor plans, diagrams, and details.

  • Assists with the development of technical equipment specifications required for a project.

  • Attends project coordination meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants.

  • Participates in value engineering and basic cost estimating

  • Performs calculations using company standard software and proprietary manufacturer software.

  • Ability to perform on-site design services, and field engineering work.

  • Work as a contributing team member within a multi-discipline team to ensure compatibility with design intent.

  • Understand and work within Stantec's quality control guidelines.

  • Execute mechanical engineering deliverables on multiple projects in a dynamic work environment.

  • Appropriate application of codes and standards (both legislated and customer-specific).

  • Develop the design basis memorandum (DBM)

  • Develop Process Simulation through commercial software

  • Develop PFD (Process flow Diagrams) diagrams

  • Develop P&ID's (Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams)

  • Develop material selection diagrams

  • Develop process data sheet for safety valves, control valves and flow meters.

  • Perform calculations to specify equipment, i.e., Pumps, Compressors, Separators, Heaters, Heat Exchangers, Columns, etc.

  • Prepare data sheets and specifications for equipment procurement

  • Perform Hydraulic Calculations, through commercial software

  • Work with Controls Engineer to develop the control philosophy and cause and effect charts.

  • Interface with client and other discipline personnel internally to finalize the design

  • Participate in Hazop Evaluation

  • Develop operating procedures

  • Ensure all work is completed with safety of paramount concern.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Oil & Gas Upstream involving production surface facilities & treatment.

  • Experience and knowledge of industrial and commercial related mechanical project work a plus.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Presentation skills a plus

  • Success working within specified budgets and schedules and meeting corporate and project quality requirements.

  • Understanding of all phases of project document production and the relationship between mechanical drawings and specifications.

  • Working knowledge of MS Office products (Excel, Word, Power point, etc.)

  • Strong desire to learn and work in a team environment.

  • Familiarity with industry standards and applicable ASME, API, ANSI, NACE codes and standards.

  • Working knowledge of process simulation software: HYSYS, Pro-II, and Pro-max

  • Working knowledge of hydraulics software: Pipe Phase, Pipe-Flo, Pipe-Sim, AFT Fathom, AFT Impulse, AFT Arrow.

  • Working knowledge of Google Earth, Bluebeam Vu, Navisworks, AutoCAD viewer tools.

  • Working knowledge of: PHA Pro, Vessel Rating, Heat Exchanger rating, etc.

  • Must have a good driving record and valid Driver's License.

  • Prior to employment with Stantec, this position will require the successful passing of a drug screen.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering. 2-5 years of oil and gas, or related, industry experience. Working experience in Upstream (production) oil & gas background a plus but will consider those with downstream (refining) or other related industrial experience.

Typical office environment working with computers at a desk for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s’ talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best. #FeelingEnergized

Primary Location : United States-California-Bakersfield

Other Locations : United States-California-Pasadena, United States-Texas-Houston

Job : Process Designer

Organization : BC-2057 Energy-US West

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : May 11, 2022, 2:15:05 PM

Req ID: 220001SZ

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans