Process Engineer

Midlothian, VA
Mechanical/Process /
Full-time /
Progressive Design, Inc. is currently seeking an entrepreneurial spirited Process Engineer. This is a full time/direct hire position located in Midlothian, Virginia- (Richmond, VA area).

Key Responsibilities & Requirements:
· Performing engineering duties on assigned projects including equipment specifications, process piping, material handling and conveying, HVAC, and other mechanically related engineering and design.
· Chemical Engineering degree from an ABET accredited undergraduate program
General Responsibilities:
· Size and specify typical process equipment such as pumps, tanks, chemical reactors, heat exchangers, chillers, condensers, mixers, etc.
·  Perform calculations to size and specify process, service and utility piping systems
·  Perform calculations to size and specify safety relief devices
·  Review equipment submittals for accuracy and validate against specifications
·  Develop and/or verify mass and energy balances
·  Review equipment submittals for accuracy and validate against specifications
·  Maintain familiarity with various industrial codes such as ASME and API
·  Prepare PFDs and P&IDs
·  Visit customer sites for field work
Job Requirements:
· Chemical Engineering degree from an ABET accredited undergraduate program
·  Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
·  Experience in AutoCAD coursework.
·  Excellent oral and written communication skills.
·  Strong organizational skills
·   Strong ethics and corporate loyalty
·  Must be results oriented
·  Must be a team player
·  Must possess uncompromised commitment to quality
·  Must be a US citizen, Have a Valid U.S. Driver's License, Pass a Drug Test & Background Check 

We offer a fast paced, exciting work environment with a competitive compensation package including: Medical Benefits, Paid Time Off & Holidays, Flexible work schedules, Work life balance, 401K match and tuition reimbursement.

Company Overview:
We hire the best in Engineering & Design!  Hands-on experience, years of industry knowledge, continuous training, and commitment to excellence are some of the attributes that make Progressive Design’s professional staff the best at what we do.  The company has experienced consistent growth and on-going success from hiring the right people that focus on client success, embrace an entrepreneurial spirit and demonstrate the highest integrity.

Progressive Design, Inc. (PDI) is a private, family-owned, Heavy Industrial Engineering & Design Consulting firm that provides valued engineering services.  Founded in 1986 by Robert Ranson, Progressive Design has grown to become one of the largest privately held multi-discipline engineering firms in central Virginia. In 2021, Robert’s daughter and Progressive Design President, Erica Burgess, acquired ownership and established Progressive Design as a Woman-Owned business.
Our team’s knowledge and hands-on experience can take projects from concept to startup. As a full service, multi-discipline engineering consulting firm, we support manufacturing facilities and clients in many key areas including: EPC/Turnkey projects, project feasibility studies, process improvement analysis, new process design, process upgrades, air pollution abatement technology and integration, environmental compliance, product design, industrial capital projects, and detailed project/construction estimates.
We serve Fortune 500 companies in industries such as chemical, tobacco, power, films, fibers, plastics, paper, pharmaceuticals, metals, food and beverage, and discrete manufacturing.
$34 - $53 an hour
Base salary depends on background and experience. On top of the base salary, engineers are paid for every hour they work and also eligible for an annual performance based bonus up to 9%.