Principal Technical Professional - Process - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United States

Title: Principal Technical Professional - Process

Location: US-US-DE-Newark,

Job Number: 1075512


When you become part of the KBR team, your opportunities are endless. As a leading global engineering, construction, and services company, we support the hydrocarbon and government services markets on six continents. Serving our customers through diverse business units, we offer challenging assignments on some of the world's largest and most complex projects where our customers have come to value us, because they know We Deliver.

With operations in 40 countries, KBR has more than 25,800 people delivering services to customers in over 80 countries. Together they represent an unmatched reservoir of talent and experience in a wide range of markets.

Join us and you'll be part of a dynamic, elite team of professionals who understand what it takes to get a job done and has the experience, knowledge and determination to succeed.

Principal Technical Professional – Process

Under general supervision, independently applies advanced engineering techniques, makes decisions on engineering problems and methods, and interfaces with the client to define project scope.

Provides technical guidance to designers and less experienced engineers and is consulted extensively by associates and others with a high degree of reliance placed on scientific interpretations and advice. Job role is responsible for a measurable asset such as an assigned staff and budget. Skills are typically acquired through an undergraduate degree in Engineering and a minimum of 7 years related experience, with average experience ranging from 10



Functions as a project lead for a small project or an area lead for larger projects.

Scope definition from receipt of basic data to Issue For Design process deliverables

Interface with the client to define all operating requirements.

Overall responsibility for Process Engineering deliverables, including P&IDs, process equipment datasheets, hydraulic calculations, and overpressure protection calculations.

May self-perform or lead other engineers to complete project scope and provide technical guidance to less experienced engineers. On some occasions, will also plan, schedule, and conduct work requiring independent judgment and adaptation of engineering techniques.

Define the process design basis for other disciplines, specifically mechanical, piping, and instrumentation and interface with these groups throughout detailed design.

Manage scope change technically and commercially.



Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering required.

Experience in the chemical, refining, or biofuels industry required.

Experience with P&ID Development, equipment sizing, hydraulic calculations, and relief valve sizing.

Experience with Aspen simulation tools preferred.

Demonstrated leadership of process design on capital projects, including responsibility for budget, schedule, and change management.

Professional Engineering (P.E.) license preferred, not required


KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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