Process Engineer

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United Arab Emirates
AE - Dubai
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Engineering/Engineering Support

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Process Engineer to join our team! In this role you will get to develop your skills with a top engineering consultancy working on complex process engineering projects.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Process design of wastewater treatment and desalination plants.

  • Develop design criteria from analysis of water and wastewater process modelling data.

  • Preparation of process documents such as process calculations, PID, mass balance, hydraulic flow diagram, equipment data sheet, etc.

  • Development of drawings, BOQ, pricing, technical submittals, commercial submittals, tender documents, etc.

  • Assisting in the preparation of proposals for public and private sector clients.

  • Preparation of technical standards and specifications for water projects with respect to the local and international standards and requirements.

  • Provide detailed requisition for equipment and materials.

  • Works with vendors and contractors in obtaining the technical and commercial offers for equipment, plants, and services.

  • Review of bid submission and perform technical analysis.

  • Survey existing processes and examine site conditions as required to support the development and completion of projects.

  • Trouble shooting, identify bottle necks in the treatment facilities and propose innovative solutions to improve productivity and quality.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering (or related field) and more than 5 years of related work experience.

  • Skilled in the design of domestic and industrial wastewater treatment plants.

  • Proficiency in using modelling software such as BioWin (or other similar software) .

  • Experienced in hydraulic flow calculations.

  • Demonstrable sound analytical problem-solving skills.

  • Expertise in the process design of various secondary treatment technologies such as ASP, SBR, MBBR, MBR, Constructed Wetland, etc.

  • Should have sound design knowledge of tertiary treatment and water reuse.

  • Experienced in the design of anaerobic digester, odour control units and biosolids treatment.

  • Good English language written and oral communication skills.

  • Familiarity with the state-of-the-art industry practices, regulations, and standards.

  • Prior experience in troubleshooting; proposes and implements solutions to problems encountered with process systems.

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Experienced in the design of desalination plants using reverse osmosis for seawater and brackish water.

  • Experience in the operation & maintenance aspects of WWTPs and desalination plants.

  • Experienced in large scale (>300 MLD) WWTPs and desalination plants.

  • Experience in odour study including septicity analysis and dispersion modelling.

  • Arabic language skills.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

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