Bechtel Corporation Heat Transfer Engineer in Houston, Texas

Requisition ID: 217677

Role Overview

  • Plans, schedules, conducts, and coordinates detailed phases of engineering work for a global business unit usually in one discipline in a project or staff group. Performs work that involves conventional engineering practice but may include complex features such as resolving conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials and/or difficult coordination requirements.

  • Performs work using Bechtel Standard Application Programs (BSAPs)

  • Plans, coordinates or prepares equipment or work specifications, material requisition, bid evaluations and award recommendations for equipment.

  • Coordinates Engineering efforts in assigned areas between specialty and other engineering groups or disciplines, with the client, suppliers, and contractors and between other groups.

  • When delegated, assumes a lead technical role over other engineers or project subgroups for completing specific tasks.

  • Reviews bid analyses and makes technical recommendations.

  • Reviews vendor drawings, calculations and other documentation.

  • Prepares or assists in preparation of conceptual studies, designs, reports or proposals.

  • Prepares and/or assists in the preparation of cost estimates, quantity take-offs and staffing requirements for proposals, forecasts and change orders.

  • Reviews and checks work of subordinate engineers.

  • Supports the creation of a work environment that fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must be proficient with HTRI program to design/rate shell and tube heat exchangers and air coolers.

  • Thorough knowledge of ASME codes, TEMA and API standards. Experience with cryogenic exchangers is a plus.

  • Thorough knowledge of discipline engineering techniques, the design of engineered systems, and engineering and design calculations.

  • Understands the application of Engineering Department Procedures, relevant Bechtel design guides. Broad knowledge of the application of Engineering to plant constructability as applied to construction methods and materials.

  • Understanding of Engineering planning and control methods.

  • Understanding of the roles played by other departments on projects including basic construction practices.

  • Skilled in oral and written communication.

Additional Information

  • Applicant must have BSME/BSChE, PE preferred.

Role specific qualifications

Grade 25

  • 7 to 12 years of Heat Transfer experience in Oil and Gas industry

  • Independently perform thermal and mechanical design of shell and tube exchangers and air coolers

  • Specify, evaluate bids and review vendor drawings for shell and tube exchangers, air coolers, plate type exchangers, electric heaters and hairpin exchangers

  • Familiarity with plate-fin exchangers and cold boxes

Grade 26

  • 12+ years of Heat Transfer experience in Oil and Gas industry

  • Independently perform thermal and mechanical design of shell and tube exchangers and air coolers

  • Specify, evaluate bids and review vendor drawings for shell and tube exchangers, air coolers, plate type exchanger, electric heaters, hairpin exchangers, plate-fin exchangers and cold boxes

  • Participate in model reviews and equipment walkdown at vendor’s shop. Coordinate with other disciplines, vendor and client to resolve comments resulting from model reviews and equipment walkdowns

  • Actively participate and contribute in code/standards committees (ASME, API, HTRI etc)

  • Train and mentor junior engineers

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.