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Senior Renewable Natural Gas Process Engineer- Kiewit Industrial Group


Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 133919 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Industrial Engineering (K-IND) is seeking a Senior-Level Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) Process Engineer. 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 1,300 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. 


One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs. 


•    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.  

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 work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

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.

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