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Senior Pulp & Paper Processing Engineer- Kiewit Industrial Engineering

Location: 

Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 122687 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Industrial Engineering (K-IND) is seeking a Senior Pulp & Paper Processing Engineer to join our team. This person will provide Pulp and Paper process leadership on industrial projects but will also have a strong influence in the overall development and execution in a project’s full life cycle. In this position, the Lead Pulp and Paper Engineer provides process engineering expertise from conceptual studies, feasibility analysis, construction grade scope and estimates, detailed design, start-up, system optimization, and troubleshooting.

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, mechanical, 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. 

Location

This position is located at our industrial hub in Lenexa, KS and may require up to 25% travel on average based on project demands.

Responsibilities

•    Lead the Pulp and Paper process design on projects or a team of process engineers on larger engineering projects and provide direction and coordination to other disciplines as the process lead
•    Support project proposal efforts by developing a process scope of work and process man-hour estimate in support of the defined Client scope; Develop staffing plan and schedule to support the man-hour estimate and schedule from concept through design and start-up
•    Develop and/or oversee production of engineering reports, studies, calculations, PFD’s, P&ID’s, GA’s, equipment specifications/data sheets, and review/approval of vendor submittals
•    Assure quality of design documents and process deliverables
•    Manage projects within budget and schedule constraints by interacting with Clients, team members and management to resolve project roadblocks
•    Participate and provide leadership in Client and project team meetings to establish project objectives and coordinate and/or resolve design problems

Qualifications

•    Undergraduate or Graduate Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering, or Pulp & Paper Science (Professional registration is a plus)
•    Minimum 10 years’ experience in the consulting engineering profession with progressive roles in working in a team environment on design of pulp and paper projects
•    Proven history of leading the Process design effort on Pulp and Paper projects
•    Experience in Pulp and Paper Industry is required. Specifically, working knowledge of the various unit operations such as:
o    Causticizing and Chemical Recovery
o    Chemical Pulping Fiberlines (wood yard, pulp mill, bleach plant etc.)
o    Recycle Fiber (OCC, ONP, MW etc.)
o    Machines (stock approach, various grades such as tissue, fluff pulp, linerboard etc.)
•    Experience in a variety of technical and/or operational assignments in the paper industry is a plus
•    Expertise in manufacturing processes with a demonstrated ability to translate that expertise into cost, quality, and/or capacity improvements is a plus
•    A willingness to travel as needed
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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.


Nearest Major Market: Overland Park
Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

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