senior process engineer resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Experienced Process Engineer with excellent technical and communication skills with 26+ years of experience with design and technical services groups in the fuels refining and hydrocarbon processing industry.

Seeking a leadership role in technical or operational organization.

Areas of Expertise
  • Process Engineering Design, Unit Start-up & Operational Evaluations
  • Analytical and Problem Solving skills
  • ASPEN.HYSYS Steady State Process Simulation
  • Mass and Heat Transfer Knowledge & Practices
  • Process Hazard Review - Methods, Procedures and Documentation
  • RCA Problem Solving Techniques
Professional Experience
Senior Process Engineer, 05/2003 - Current
Aecom Nashville, TN,

Assigned to Fuels Refinery Plant Site, Technical Services. Managed process operations of two semi-regen reformers, naphtha & distillate hydrotreaters, saturate gas plant and an FCCU/VRU, Flue Gas Scrubber & Steam Boilers. Reported unit performance for yield & recovery optimization, process limitations and end-of-run. Managed reformer catalyst regenerations and hydrotreater catalyst change-outs. Identified and developed front-end engineering for small improvement and compliance projects. Provided technical resources to refinery planning, environmental, safety and process safety groups.

  • Assignments as lead process engineer, unit operations supervisor and new hire/intern mentor
  • Managed the implementation of $150M Saturate Gas Plant hydraulic and thermal debottlenecking project
  • Generated over $150M/mo in earnings by eliminating KHDS product slopping during low/high severity transitions
  • Improved reformer regeneration procedures

Lead Process Engineer, 08/2001 - 03/2003
Clough, Harbour & Associates, Llp Rocky Hill, CT,

Assigned to Hydrocarbon Processing Plant Site, Technical Services. Supervised a small process engineering group. Managed development of small projects ($25M-$150M) from preliminary process engineering through detailed process design. Provided technical resources for operations optimization and environmental compliance efforts Fractionation facilities and Butamer/H2 Generation plants.

  • Directed the closure of over 100 hazard review recommendations.
  • Increased the capacity of two Fractionation towers by 15-20% with minor tray modifications.
  • Reduced Butamer Plant catalyst losses by modifying the mole sieve regeneration
Process Modeling Engineer, 05/1999 - 07/2001
Ppg Industries, Inc. Canton, OH,

Assigned to Technology Center. Developed, validated and maintained HYSYS.Process steady-state unit simulations and unit monitoring spreadsheet for Conoco’s refineries.

  • Developed steady-state simulations of Crude/Vacuum Units, Coker Units and Cracked Gas Plant
  • Developed Conoco-specific process modeling standards and recommended practices
Senior Staff Engineer, 08/1993 - 04/1999
Dext Washington, DC,

Assigned to Regional Business Unit, Project Group. Project team participant or lead on small to mid-range capital project ($50M-$5MM) implementation. Developed initial process designs. Supported project team efforts through process hazard & environmental reviews, mechanical design, equipment evaluation, and start-up.

  • Lead project teams that designed and implemented a Crude Unit Preheat Train Debottlenecking Project & Crude Unit Atmospheric Tower Upgrade
  • Developed off-site and utility process designs for new Butylene Selective Hydrogenation Unit. Participated in operator training, unit commissioning & start-up
Staff Process Engineer, 05/1987 - 07/1993
Tate & Lyle Mcintosh, AL,

Assignments included to Fuels Refinery Plant Site, Technical Services and to Central Engineering Group. Provided technical support for Crude Unit, Catalytic Reformer, FCCU/VRU, Cryogenic Recovery Unit, Butamer Unit, Amine Regeneration Units and Sulfur Plant. Responsibilities included development of process flow diagrams and heat and mass balances. Develop sizing information for equipment & instrumentation data sheets and piping & instrumentation diagrams..

Bachelor of Science: Chemical & Petroleum Engineering, Expected in
University of Kansas - Lawrence, KS
Status -

Oklahoma Registered Professional Engineer, License No. 17027

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School Attended

  • University of Kansas

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Process Engineer
  • Lead Process Engineer
  • Process Modeling Engineer
  • Senior Staff Engineer
  • Staff Process Engineer


  • Bachelor of Science

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