Process Engineer

Montauk Energy Holdings, LLC - Houston, TX (30+ days ago)4.3

Company Summary:

This is an opportune time to join a fast-growing company which is an industry leader in the renewable energy space.

Montauk is a fully-integrated renewable energy company specializing in the management, recovery, and conversion of landfill methane into renewable electric power and renewable natural gas. Montauk’s corporate offices are located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with regional offices in Houston, Texas and Irvine, California. Montauk operates as a subsidiary of Montauk Holdings Limited, a publicly-traded holding company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

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Position Title: Process Engineer

Location: Houston, TX

Position Summary:

Under direction of the VP of Business Development & Technical Support, the Process Engineer will support all existing operations and new development projects within the Company. Duties will include working with existing team to develop projects through their entire life cycles; prioritization, scoping, design reviews, construction support / field verification, and start up; using recognized engineering and project management tools in the areas of equipment sizing, PFD development, process control strategies, hazard analysis and P&D development The Process Engineer will develop and implement operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and maximize landfill gas production in accordance with the sites business goals and objectives.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for developing heat and material balance, and Process Flow Diagram
  • Responsible for specifying equipment and developing Piping & Instrument Diagram
  • Responsible for developing manufacturing costs
  • Responsible for scaling-up field and laboratory data to commercial design
  • Responsible for carrying out process improvement activities at existing facilities
  • Assist with SOP and training material development, and plant startup including equipment and piping check out

Experience/Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of 7 years engineering experience (3 years in gas processing environment)
  • Minimum 5 years process design experience
  • Previous new facility design experience preferred
  • Knowledge of production or process engineering
  • Experience with gas processing, batch and unit operations, and / or corrosive/toxic chemicals a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of an organization
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Able to manage multiple priorities
  • Strong computer skills, including process simulation tools
  • Technical understanding of gas compression, dehydration and separation technologies
  • Working knowledge of thermodynamics of gas compression systems
  • Familiarization with automated valves and their operation
  • Understanding of related systems, i.e. instrument air, power distribution, condensate handling
  • Knowledge of process/control systems interface

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, able to demonstrate operating procedures to staff, ability to walk over uneven terrain

Reports to: Vice President of Project Development & Technical Support Facilities

Montauk Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time


  • Bachelor's (Required)