Praxair, Inc Process Engineer Houston, TX You have your priorities...a successful career and an enriched life. And you donít want to have to choose between the two. At Praxair, Inc. we know that what you do is not who you are. We also know that career choices are life choices. We offer the perfect work-life balance. Take control of your life with Praxair, Inc... Take pride in accepting new challenges and experience the advantages of an environment that values your motivation and talents, inspiring you to broaden your skill sets. Your career will flourish in a culture that respects who you are. Break with tradition. Find a satisfying future with Praxair, Inc. JOB PURPOSE: This position participates in the engineering design and/or execution of one or more projects. SCOPE: This position operates under regular supervisory review. Performs engineering calculations, investigations and assigned tasks for subsets of large projects or complete small projects. REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to an Engineering Manager or Director. Position has no direct reports. Responsibilities include process design/development, commissioning, and operations support of world class projects for generation of hydrogen and synthesis gas. Accountabilities include process and equipment evaluation, selection and integration; technical risk assessment, proposal preparation, evaluation of new plant budgets, technical presentations, project execution, plant commissioning and evaluations, and process troubleshooting. Specific Accountabilities include: Process development and process design Functional equipment specification Functional control definition Commissioning and operation support of HYCO (Hydrogen and carbon monoxide) generation, purification and liquefaction processes Control valve & flow element sizing Technical risk analysis Safety assessment & documentation Plant troubleshooting Additional Responsibilities Include: Demonstrates creativity and ingenuity in applying engineering principles and practices. Develops, selects and implements engineering techniques and solutions to solve difficult problems. Participates in defining engineering approaches and in planning, prioritizing and scheduling work. Ensures successful completion of assigned project phases within the budgeted time and cost constraints. Prioritizes work and prepares engineering plans that accurately convey work sequence, priority and resource requirements. Reviews and checks project specific drawings and data sheets to ensure compliance with design criteria and standards and makes design recommendations. May influences team members and promotes ideas to improve design and implementation practices. May analyze costs and benefits of various solutions then makes recommendations May lead field teams through installations, issue identification, analysis and repairs related to primary skill area. May write engineering specifications and performs engineering calculations. Directs preparation of appropriate documentation for assigned project phases and prepares required reports and summaries to communicate project progress or results. Interfaces with internal and external customers/suppliers. May provide technical and engineering support to Praxair regions and/or plants. Applies and provides feedback on global engineering work processes. Provides technical guidance to newer professionals. REQUIREMENTS: BS/MS in Chemical Engineering with 2-7 years Process Engineering experience working on capital projects in the refining/petrochemical, industrial gas, and/or steam generation industries. Experience in the following areas is considered a plus: hydrogen/methanol/syngas generation and purification; heat transfer and high temperature processes, waste heat recovery processes, and high pressure steam generation; hydrocarbon cryogenic processing; CO2 removal using amines; capital project commissioning, startup and performance testing. Domestic and International travel is required. How to Apply: Applications may be submitted by e-mail to: [log in to unmask], please note to state in your e-mail your salary expectations or you may visit our website at www.praxair.com/careers, job number #1300149.