Senior Renewable Natural Gas Process Engineer- Kiewit Industrial & Water Engineering


Lenexa, KS, US Houston, TX, US

Requisition ID: 166727 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Industrial & Water Engineering 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Industrial & Water Engineering (KIWE) is seeking a Senior-Level Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) Process Engineer. This role is located in Lenexa, KS or Houston, TX, with the opportunity for flexible work. We are looking for ideal candidates to grow the Kiewit team by helping establish, maintain, and improve company standards and tools while also utilizing these standards and tools to contribute to project success. Candidates shall have a minimum of 10 years of experience in the natural gas and/or biogas industries to help us grow our RNG/Energy business. 

District Overview

Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc is a full-service engineering consulting and design firm serving a broad range of the industrial markets. Our combined staff of more than 1,700 engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve the industrial, transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, and oil, gas & chemical markets. Our operations-focused engineering provides our clients with safe and efficient facilities and it integrates our 130 years of construction experience to finish projects on time and to make sure that Nobody Gets Hurt. 
Our rapidly growing Industrial Engineering team, which includes process, electrical, controls, structural, architectural, geotechnical, and civil disciplines, is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on EPC and design-build delivery of industrial projects in markets such as Food & Beverage, Mineral Processing, Renewable Fuels, Pulp and Paper, Steel & Aluminum, Industrial Buildings, and Industrial Energy, Water and Utilities. 


This position is located at our industrial hub in Lenexa, KS or Houston, TX. Opportunities for flexible work are available.


•    Participating and supporting renewable natural gas proposal development.  
•    Performing process and chemical mass balance modelling for renewable natural gas projects.  
•    Work with appropriate equipment manufacturers, vendors, and suppliers on specifying process equipment for renewable natural gas projects.  
•    Lead and participate in design teams, support engineering calculations, and the design process.  
•    Supporting and construction and commissioning process on appropriate facility design projects.  
•    Participating, leading, and troubleshooting the field start up and commissioning on renewable natural gas projects.  
•    Providing guidance and mentoring to staff and project engineers.  


•    Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering, Process Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or similar.  
•    Master's degree in Chemical Engineering, Process Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or similar preferred.
•    A minimum of 10 years’ experience in the natural gas and/or biogas industries 
•    A PE License with the ability to gain additional state licensure, and/or NCEES record.  
•    Experience working in the EPC project preferred. 
•    Significant work experience in gas separation process technologies such as: moisture removal, Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) removal, Carbon Dioxide (CO2) removal, Nitrogen and Oxygen rejection, power generation, heat recovery and solid-liquid separation processes.  
•    Experience in PFD and P&ID development, specification preparation and equipment selection for major unit processes.  
•    Experience with proposal development, design, construction, and commissioning of Biogas/RNG systems.  
•    Experience with automated control systems, PLC's and instrumentation.  
•    Experience involving the modeling and design of biogas from Landfills and Anaerobic digestion processes to pipeline injection.  
•    Expertise in process simulation models; Aspen HYSYS, or similar Chemical Mass Balance modeling.  
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills. 
•    Desire and ability to mentor younger professional staff.  


Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

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