Posted on 
Sep 9

Project Process Engineer

Heliogen is a renewable energy technology company focused on eliminating the need for fossil fuels in heavy industry and powering a sustainable future. The company’s AI-enabled, modular concentrated solar technology aims to cost-effectively deliver near 24/7 carbon-free energy in the form of heat, power, or green hydrogen fuel at scale – for the first time in history.

About this role:

The Project Process Engineer will play an integral part of the projects team. The Project Process Engineer will report to the Engineering Project Manager to support the design construction of Heliogen’s facilities. You will work in close coordination with the Engineering Manager and engineering firms to ensure that the project process design is of sufficient quality and optimized to bring the best value to the company.
This is a remote position for the US but we would ideally prefer a candidate that resides in Southern California or Houston area.

In this role, you will:
Broadly, the process engineer will work with engineering firms to design a functional and optimized operating facility. Specific activities may include:
- Oversee projects through the full life cycle
- Review and approval of engineering contractor deliverables such as equipment designs, specifications, functionality, etc.
- Design scoping and optimization evaluations
- Process modeling – hysys, Pro II
- Perform or participate in process and reliability related risk and safety assessments
- Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout the project
- Site visits may be required (~25% of time)
- Work package technical review to support safe and reliable construction, start-up, and commissioning

What's essential:
- BS in process, chemical, or mechanical engineering.
- 5 years' experience as a process engineer in a power or industrial process facility
- Ability to effectively communicate with team members
- Proficient with a wide range of contemporary business and engineering applications
- Self-starter
- Ability to creatively problem solve
- Excellent technical and analytical skills
- Strong interpersonal skills and resourceful
- Proven ability to provide process and/or mechanical engineering support for large projects

Desirable:
- Experience in power, oil & gas, or industrial process projects
- Previous experience with concentrating solar energy processes
- Experience in non-conventional heat transfer
- Experience at an operating facility

Heliogen was created at Idealab, the leading technology incubator founded by Bill Gross in 1996.

Description

Heliogen is a renewable energy technology company focused on eliminating the need for fossil fuels in heavy industry and powering a sustainable future. The company’s AI-enabled, modular concentrated solar technology aims to cost-effectively deliver near 24/7 carbon-free energy in the form of heat, power, or green hydrogen fuel at scale – for the first time in history.

About this role:

The Project Process Engineer will play an integral part of the projects team. The Project Process Engineer will report to the Engineering Project Manager to support the design construction of Heliogen’s facilities. You will work in close coordination with the Engineering Manager and engineering firms to ensure that the project process design is of sufficient quality and optimized to bring the best value to the company.
This is a remote position for the US but we would ideally prefer a candidate that resides in Southern California or Houston area.

In this role, you will:
Broadly, the process engineer will work with engineering firms to design a functional and optimized operating facility. Specific activities may include:
- Oversee projects through the full life cycle
- Review and approval of engineering contractor deliverables such as equipment designs, specifications, functionality, etc.
- Design scoping and optimization evaluations
- Process modeling – hysys, Pro II
- Perform or participate in process and reliability related risk and safety assessments
- Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout the project
- Site visits may be required (~25% of time)
- Work package technical review to support safe and reliable construction, start-up, and commissioning

What's essential:
- BS in process, chemical, or mechanical engineering.
- 5 years' experience as a process engineer in a power or industrial process facility
- Ability to effectively communicate with team members
- Proficient with a wide range of contemporary business and engineering applications
- Self-starter
- Ability to creatively problem solve
- Excellent technical and analytical skills
- Strong interpersonal skills and resourceful
- Proven ability to provide process and/or mechanical engineering support for large projects

Desirable:
- Experience in power, oil & gas, or industrial process projects
- Previous experience with concentrating solar energy processes
- Experience in non-conventional heat transfer
- Experience at an operating facility

Heliogen was created at Idealab, the leading technology incubator founded by Bill Gross in 1996.

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