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Senior Process Engineer

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Date: Nov 19, 2020

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 32502 

Job Category: Energy 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Hatch is seeking a Senior Process Engineer in Houston, TX. This is an awesome career growth opportunity for a high energy, self-managed individual with experience in delivering natural gas and syngas (i.e. derived from biomass, waste etc.) monetization technology and engineering solutions. The position also offers the opportunity to actively contribute to business development activities in the exciting and growing XTL (anything-to-liquids!) technology field and to deliver exceptional outcomes for a variety of local and global Clients.  


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The role requires a proven track record in the development and delivery of process engineering outcomes, as both a team member and team leader. Accordingly, a Chemical / Process Engineering qualification is essential while a demonstration of project management and leadership abilities is a key requirement. A well-established network and/or experience with preeminent technology and engineering firms in this field (e.g. gasification; reforming; syngas processing etc.) as an extension of the candidate’s own technical capabilities, will be a differentiator. A Key Performance Area of this role will be successful project delivery in accordance with budget, schedule and quality expectations.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The candidate is also expected to have strong sector experience, ideally having worked at an engineering and technology consulting firm. A proven track record in translating Clients’ business requirements into successful project proposals is a key requirement and hence strong client facing, networking skills and business acumen, combined with excellent engineering work plan formulation abilities, estimation and written communication skills, are a must. A Key Performance Area of the role will be the ability to sustainably create and win work.

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Our business is diverse, and we work globally. The successful candidate will have to be agile, able to effectively work in virtual teams, able to embrace diversity in the workplace and cross sell all of Hatch’s vast range of expertise and capabilities. The role will be based in Houston and will include international travel.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Team<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">: The Gas Monetization & XTL (anything to liquids!) team is a sub-unit of our Oil & Gas Business Unit in Hatch’s Energy division. Our team consists of process engineers and subject matter experts in our key building block areas of gasification and syngas production, syngas conditioning & conversion and product upgrading and work closely with our Project Delivery Group on major assignments. It is the nature of our highly networked, flat and agile organization that the ability to support projects and pursuits across all our sub-units i.e. Conventional Oil & Gas Production (COG); Oil Shale & Oil Sands; LNG and Oil & Gas Processing (OGP) is key aspect of our work, presenting our team members with a diverse range of opportunities and exposure.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Position<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">: The successful candidate will report to and work closely with a Senior XTL Consultant and Subject Matter Expert to lead and deliver small to medium sized FEL projects (from concept phase to FEED) and to develop proposals to secure new business opportunities.

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">As part of the Gas Monetization & XTL leadership team, the candidate will also be expected to actively contribute to the efficient running of our business unit through the improvement of workflows and shaping of technical procedures and standards.


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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