Norton Engineering Consultants is always looking for exceptional candidates to join our team in providing innovative and cost effective solutions to our clients.

Desired Attributes:

BS/MS Degree in Chemical Engineering with five to fifteen years of experience in the petroleum refining, chemicals, and/or petrochemicals field.

Technically focused individual with experience in at least two of the following areas:

  • Combustion: Design and operation of combustion systems and equipment including fired heaters, boilers, incinerators and flare systems, safety instrumented systems and NFPA burner management systems.
  • Operations optimization for energy conservation improvement, combustion systems testing and evaluation.
  • Distillation: Design and operation of tray and packed tower distillation systems for applications ranging from crude oil separation to high purity separation of close boiling components (e.g. C3 & C3= )
  • Fluid Catalytic Cracking:  design, operations  and troubleshooting of the fluid solids section and the equipment and systems provided for emissions control and energy recovery from the regenerator flue gas circuit.
  • Heat Exchangers and Heat Exchanger Networks: experience in the design/operation and optimization of heat exchangers and heat exchanger networks for improved reliability, performance enhancement and energy conservation.  Experience in developing technical specifications for heat exchanger applications.
  • Alkylation: Process design, Technical support, and/or Operations experience with Sulfuric Acid or HF Alkylation Units.  Experience with safety systems for these units and knowledge of typical operating issues and troubleshooting techniques.
  • Hydrotreating:  technical specialist with broad based knowledge of hydrotreating technologies and with design, operations,  troubleshooting experience with high and medium pressure hydrotreating equipment and systems, including sulfur removal.
  • Hydrogen: experience in the design and operation of hydrogen production and recovery systems, including Steam Methane Reforming (SMR), Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA), and other technologies.
  • Olefins Manufacturing: technology development/design/operations experience in cracking of naptha and natural gas to produce polymer ethylene/propylene and the separation and purification of these streams to make polymer grade olefins
  • Polymer Manufacturing: technology development/design/operations and troubleshooting of reaction; solvent/ monomer recovery, recycle & purification; finishing and packaging systems and equipment.  Polyethylene,Polypropylene, Elastomers (EP, EPDM, Butyl Rubber, SBS, SBB, Poly Butadiene, etc.), Plastomers and Plastic/Elastomer Blends.
  • Reaction Systems, Packed bed and slurry reactor systems design and operation for isomerization, hydrogenation, hydrotreating and similar processes design and operation of slurry reaction systems for polymer manufacturing processes such as: poly-isobutylene, ethylene-propylene rubber, styrene-butadiene rubber, polystyrene, poly butadiene, etc.
  • Process Design:  Development of process design packages for petroleum, chemical, and petrochemical processes (grass-roots and retrofits) including process modeling (PROII or HYSIS), development of process flow plans, P&ID’s and equipment specifications.
  • Software, Must be able to use Microsoft Office, Excel, VBA, Process Simulations, ASPEN, Pro/II.

All candidates must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and be able to work collaboratively with others and in demonstrating problem solving abilities.

Send inquiries via our employment contact form. Include the following in the subject line of the email to ensure delivery: Employment Interest. The email should contain a maximum of three paragraphs highlighting your suitability for the position, expected pay package value and contact information. Include a resume as an attachment to the e-mail. Successful candidates will be contacted within four weeks to arrange an interview. Please do not send follow-up or duplicate e-mails.

Norton Engineering Consultants, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.