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Parsons Corporation Principal Process Engineer - Remote in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Job Description:

Ready to be part of a team that tackles infrastructure challenges? Want to take your Engineering expertise to the next level to work on tough projects that will make a huge impact on the community?

Parsons is now hiring a fully qualified Principal Process Engineer with a desire to work on projects that change the fabric of our community. Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your engineering expertise, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. Apply your leadership skills and direct teams which work on marquee projects as you and our fast-paced business grow and evolve. We need our engineers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team oriented environment and who have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills. In this role: you will complete a wide variety of complex engineering assignments, apply process engineering techniques and analysis to the specific project assigned. You will apply your professional engineering techniques and analyses which may involve CAE (computer aided engineering)/CAD (computer aided design) applications. Willingness to travel to supplier, client, or construction site locations is expected.


  • As a Process Engineer, you will prepare project deliverables and contract documents including calculations, pipe design and drawings for the Feasibility, Conceptual, Basic and Detailed Engineering phases

  • Client interface to convey design information and coordinate requirements

  • Responsible for producing deliverable that are needed to support various AACE Classification cost estimates for the CAPEX projects•

  • Complete knowledge and interpretation of code compliance requirements and industry standards for the chemical industry

  • Conduct or lead HAZOP for small to mid-size CAPEX projects

  • Lead and Participate in IDC/IDR cross-discipline squad checks

  • Participate in discipline checks for small projects of intermediate complexity and drive overall project quality require

  • Code reviews, client standards, and industry guidelines

  • Perform engineering calculations (heat and mass balance, ASPEN process modeling)

  • Prepare contract documents (redline / produce floor plans, details, flow diagrams, and schedules)

  • Demonstrated ability to work with vendors and contractors, while interfacing with multiple departments, and working with internal customers to manage projects, policies, and procedures


  • Successful candidates will have in-depth knowledge of general building construction for process systems, as well as complete knowledge regarding the interpretation of code compliance requirements and industry standards for plumbing and process utilities

  • Experience in designing and engineering of process systems for chemical plants, including reactors, distillation columns, and air scrubbers

  • Prepares complex process engineering computations, material quantity takeoffs, estimates, surveys, and P&ID's (Process & Instrument Design)

  • Completes a variety of process engineering assignments such as drawings, specifications, and other materials suitable for procurement and construction purposes

  • Prepares detailed requisitions for equipment and materials

  • Reviews supplier drawing submittals and performs technical bid analyses

  • Prepares and issues specifications, data sheets, and other construction documents

  • Provides technical guidance to CAD Designer/Drafters and lower level Process Engineers working on the same project

  • May be required to provide the seal and signature of the professional engineer, as appropriate, ensuring compliance with all applicable codes, regulations, and ordinances

  • May act in an advisory capacity to senior management personnel on process engineering related matters

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering (or related field) and 8+ years of related work experience

  • Professional Engineer registration preferred

  • Proficiency in utilizing PC software packages typically associated with engineering is required

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

Salary Range:

$81,500.00 - $161,400.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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