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Senior Detail Engineer

United States   •  US$80000 - US$135000 per annum + + Benefits   •  Permanent, Full time

A growing renewable energy company has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Detail Engineer to join its team. Working in a small yet agile team, your role will be to develop ways to perform detailed design engineering activities includingproviding technical guidance for commissioning, start-up, and shutdown. To be considered you must be educated to BSc or above in an engineering discipline and have previous experience in a detail engineering role within the biofuel, ethanol, or renewables market.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Always promoting safety in your work,
  • Integrating company membrane solutions into existing biofuels production facilities,
  • Performing detailed design engineering activities,
  • Liaising with third party engineering partners and customers,
  • Providing technical guidance for commissioning, start-up and shutdown,
  • Assisting with troubleshooting during normal operations.
  • Executing detailed engineering design of the agreed customer solution as defined in the Design Basis Memorandum (DBM).
  • Provide guidelines on commissioning when needed.
  • Reviewing and approving:
  • process calculations (e.g., hydraulic calculations, pressure safety valve sizing, and tank/vessel sizing)
  • process and instrumentation diagrams, process flow diagrams, and mass and energy balances
  • datasheets, equipment selections, specifications, and drawings from equipment suppliers, and control narratives
  • Participating in, and executing, hazard analysis as well as hazard and operability review meetings,
  • Reviewing and approving detailed plant operating procedures,
  • Travelling to plant sites as needed.
  • Representing the company at tradeshows and conferences.

Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in chemical, mechanical, electrical, or similar engineering discipline
  • Licensed Professional Engineer
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft office suite, Excel in particular
  • Previous Ethanol industry experience
  • Previous experience working within a small, international company is considered an asset

What will make you stand out from the crowd

  • Previous experience working within a small, international company is considered an asset.

What they'll offer:

  • Open & supportive working environment
  • Ability to progress your career through different areas
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Flexible Working & generous vacation policy
  • Health/Dental plan
  • A diverse international business with opportunity for travel


  • Professional Engineer qualification (Preferred)


  • 8 hour shift


  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Bonus

You must have the right to work in United States.

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 7395
  • Posted: 7th June 2022
  • Expires: 5th July 2022

Cranleigh Scientific

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