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Engineer Process

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United States
Posted:
January 09, 2017

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MICHAEL H. EDGAR

acx6xe@r.postjobfree.com

(832) ***-****

Summary

A highly efficient, hardworking and talented process engineer with more than six years experience in the refining and petrochemical industries. Experienced in all the design stages of a product, including research, development and manufacture right through to installation and final commissioning. Possessing excellent team building skills, deadline orientated and having the ability to perform troubleshooting and optimization of chemical processes.

Keen to obtain a challenging position in the petrochemical or oil and gas Industries that will provide opportunity for career development and advancement.

Special Fields of Knowledge

FEED Studies

Technical Proposals

Process Simulation (HYSYS, Aspen Plus, Pro II, VMG and Promax)

Process Design of H2S removal processes (Claus, Thermal Oxidizer, Amine Treatment, Hydrotreater)

Process Design of Syngas plants

Process Design of Methanol plants

Process Design of LNG processing plants

Process Design of used motor oil refining plants

Design of modularized process skids

Pilot Plant Design, Construction & Operation

Equipment Sizing & Datasheet Development

Instrument Sizing & Datasheet Development

PSV Sizing

P&ID/PFD Development

Experience

Plant Process Equipment Inc. – Various Projects, Houston, TX (2/2016 – 12/2016)

Process Engineer / Project Engineer

Prepared technical proposals including engineering, detailed design, equipment pricing and write up.

Sized vessels, equipment and instruments for various projects.

Coordinated with vendors on the purchasing of vessels, equipment and instruments

Performed FEED studies

Designed fire water systems

Sized PSVs

Plant start-up and commissioning

Performed shop equipment inspections and prepared skids for shipping.

Participated in FATs and HAZOPs

Represented company at various conferences and trade shows

P&ID development

Various projects include:

oH2S Removal (Claus Process) Skid Proposal

oSour Tail Gas Treatment Skid Proposal

oNG Sulfatreat Process Skid Proposal

oNG Purification Plant Proposal

oAmine Regeneration Skid Proposal

oPressure Swing Adsorption Skid Proposal

oWater Treatment Process Proposal

oMethanol and Sodium Methylate Plant (detailed design, fire water systems and purchasing)

oUsed Motor Oil Refinery (process optimization, start-up and commissioning)

o1,6-Hexanediol Process Skid FEED Study

Jacobs Engineering – Alky 2 Project, BP, Whiting, Indiana (10/2015 – 1/2016)

Process Engineer II

Sized control valves

Created instrument datasheets

Performed pump hydraulic calculations

Created equipment datasheets

Performed squad checks for other engineering disciplines

Created process simulations in HYSYS

Revised and issued process P&IDs

Revised line lists

Sized pressure relief valves

Jacobs Engineering - TCACP SIS/DCS Upgrade Project, Marathon Oil, Texas City, Texas (10/2014 – 10/2015)

Process Engineer II

Lead client MOC review meetings for various refining units

Provided process support during PHA meetings

Supported other engineering disciplines during detailed design

Created various vendor data detail P&ID’s

Revised and issued process P&IDs

Created and issued PFDs

Simulated existing processes and created process condition diagrams

Checked the work of other process engineers for accuracy

Performed squad checks for other engineering disciplines

Participated in weekly progress meetings

Lead process team safety meetings

Coordinated with Jacob’s project and Marathon project/process to meet project schedules and objectives.

Jacobs Engineering - Sour Water Risk Reduction Project, Flint Hills Resources, Pine Bend, Minnesota (11/2013 – 10/2014)

Process Engineer I

Prepared red-lined PFD's and P&ID's

Participated in PFD and P&ID reviews (in-house and client)

Participated in Client site walk downs

Sized tanks and pressure vessels

Created a horizontal three phase separator vessel sizing spreadsheet

Performed pump hydraulic calculations

Developed heat and material balances

Wrote design basis

Attended cross-functional team meetings

Created instrument and equipment datasheets.

Sized pressure relief valves

Entropy Solutions Inc. - Propylene Glycol Pilot Reactor Project, Clarterra, Tuscaloosa, Alabama (9/2012 – 10/2013)

Chemical Engineer / Project Manager

Performed design, construction, start-up and operation of glycerol to propylene glycol PBR pilot process.

Analyzed samples for process optimization

Developed process parameters for mass production facility scale-up and lab-scale catalyst studies.

Entropy Solutions Inc. - PCM Spray Dry Encapsulation Project, Pulse Combustion Systems, Payson, Arizona (10/2011 – 9/2012)

Chemical Engineer / Project Manager

Developed lab-scale Phase Change Material (PCM) micro-encapsulation spray drying process

Ran trial runs on pilot size spray dryer

Compared various materials, concentrations and process conditions to formulate an economical and effective product.

Entropy Solutions Inc. - Energain Joint Venture Project, DuPont, Tuscaloosa, Alabama (3/2011 – 4/2012)

Project Engineer

Designed and fabricated wallboards impregnated with Bio-based Phase Change Material (PCM) to be used in thermal management applications.

Collaborated with DuPont engineers to meet project parameters.

Entropy Solutions Inc. – PureTemp PCM Development Project, Tegrant/Sonoco, Tuscaloosa, Alabama (9/2010 – 10/2013)

Project Engineer

Synthesized and analyzed chemicals with Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC) to be used as Phase Change Materials (PCMs)

Consulted with clients to design PCMs for various applications

Designed various encapsulation methods to meet client needs

Troubleshot PCM chemical compatibility with various encapsulation methods

Developed heat tubes for PCM applications

Synthesized various hydrophobic polymers

Education

B.S., 2010, Chemical Engineering

University of Alabama

Special Training

SuperChems Training, August 2014, ioMosaic, Houston, TX

Promax Foundations Training, March 2014, Bryan Research and Engineering

Inc., Houston, TX

Advanced DSC Theory and Application Course, August 2011, TA Instruments, Wilmington,

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