Principal Technical Professional - Process - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

North Carolina
United States


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

With more than 27,000 employees around the world, we deliver top-quality service and performance in engineering, construction, operations and maintenance, logistics and project management services to clients who entrust us with their most vital projects.

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.

Position Title: Principal Technical Professional - Process

Position Description

KBR is seeking a Principal Technical Professional – Process. Functional job responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Under general supervision, the Principal Technical Professional independently applies advanced engineering techniques, makes decisions on engineering problems and methods, and represents the organization in conferences to resolve important questions or to negotiate with key engineers. Incumbent 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, schedule and budget.


Responsible for study, design, and specification and services related to paper making, fluff pulp, and recycling of secondary fiber such as:

  • Stock Screening and Cleaning
  • Headboxes-Hydraulic and Dilution Profile Control Systems
  • Forming-Table Components,Vacuum Requirements, and Driving Requirements
  • Pressing-Roll and LNP
  • Drying-Can and Flotation
  • Size Press and Starch Makedown
  • Coating
  • Calendering
  • Winders and Finishing
  • OCC, ONP, and MOW Pulping, Screening, Cleaning, and Thickening

Responsible for heat and material balance, the development of process flow diagrams, piping and instrument diagrams, system design parameters, and design or rating of equipment.

May also be responsible for development of process simulators and advanced controls/process optimization



  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical, Pulp and Paper or Mechanical Engineering.10 years process engineering experience on pulp and paper, chemical, or power projects.PE preferred


KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401(k)K 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.

Job: Process

Primary Location: US-US-NC-Morrisville

Req ID: 1083583