• Process & Piping Engineer II

    Job ID 2019-1814
    Job Locations
    US-TN-Oak Ridge
    Process / Chemical
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Process & Piping Engineer II



    We are building a large Process team for a new long term project and are seeking an experienced Process Engineer. This position will be based in our growing Oak Ridge, TN office and work collaboratively with multiple offices.


    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:
      • Process Flow Diagrams
      • Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams
      • Detailed piping drawings, including plans, elevations, and isometrics
      • Orifice, relief valve, and equipment sizing calculations
      • Equipment and Instrument datasheets
    • Vendor coordination for selection of instrumentation and equipment.
    • Works with other process engineers to determine accuracy and completeness of design.
    • Coordination of design inputs and design activities with other engineering disciplines in a team environment.


    • Bachelor’s degree (B. S.) / Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering from an Accredited Program.
    • Must have a minimum of four (4) years related experience and/or training.
    • Client projects for this position require US Citizenship.
    • Candidate must be capable of obtaining a Q clearance.
    • Experience in Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear projects is preferred.
    • Experience Designing to ASME B31 piping codes including specifications, drawings, and calculations.
    • Professional Engineer license: New Mexico – or the ability to obtain reciprocity
    • Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office software and Internet software. 
    • Experience in the following process software packages is preferred:
      • AFT Arrow
      • AFT Fathom
      • MathCad
      • AutoCad, Preferred
    • Previous experience as Process design lead on small to medium sized projects is a plus.
    • Client projects for this position require US Citizenship.
    • Candidate must be capable of obtaining a Q clearance.

    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, plotters, and scanners.


    Additional information

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


    Merrick & 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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