• Process Engineer

    Job ID 2018-1433
    Job Locations
    US-NM-Los Alamos
    Process / Chemical
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Process Engineer



    Merrick & Company is seeking an experienced Process Engineer for our Los Alamos, NM office. We are open to engineers with experience in the Oil and Gas industry. 


    Job Description:  

    Process engineer to work primarily on cutting edge nuclear laboratory and energy projects. A successful candidate will be placed in a key engineering role, working within a small, multi-disciplinary team of engineers and designers to execute design and engineering on projects.


    Scope/Key Responsibilities:

    The successful candidate will be responsible for:

    • Analyzes equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine appropriate designs.
    • Prepares process design deliverables including:
    • Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams
    • Orifice, relief valve, and equipment sizing calculations
    • Equipment and Instrument datasheets
    • Reviews and checks the work of other process engineers to determine accuracy and completeness.
    • Coordination of design inputs and design activities with other engineering disciplines in a team environment.
    • Manage the process discipline scope, schedule, and budget for small to medium sized projects.


    • Candidate must be capable of obtaining a Q clearance.


    • Bachelor’s degree (B. S.) / Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering from an Accredited Program;
    • A minimum of seven (7) years related experience and/or training.
    • Experience in Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear projects is strongly preferred.

    Certificates and Licenses:

    • Professional Engineer license: New Mexico – or the ability to obtain reciprocity
    • Relocation assistance will be considered
    • Client projects for this position require U.S. Citizenship

    Computer Skills:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office software and Internet software. In addition, experience in the following process software packages is advantageous:

    • AFT Arrow
    • AFT Fathom
    • MathCad
    • AutoCad, Preferred

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • Serve as discipline design lead on small to medium sized projects.

    Physical Requirements:

    • The job requires the ability to sit for extended periods at a computer workstation.
    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Work Environment:

    This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as but not limited to:  computers, phones, copiers, filing cabinets, plotters and scanners.


    Additional information:



    Apply on line only. No e-mail, hard copy or third party resumes accepted.


    Merrick, an employee owned company, offers a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes; health insurance, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), unique work-life benefits, continuing education and training through the Merrick Learning Institute.


    We recognize the importance of developing top talent from within, our employees have access to a wide range of internal and external training and coaching programs and are rewarded for their achievements through excellent benefits and competitive salaries.


    Merrick & Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.


    We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


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