Senior Process Engineer - Advanced Fuels and Chemicals

April 10 2024
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Business Process Analyst,
Etobicoke, ON | Calgary, AB | Edmonton, AB | Trail, BC | Vancouver, BC | Terrace, BC • Full time

Type of position: Regular

This position is located in Calgary or Edmonton.
Your future role on our team

BBA is currently seeking a senior chemical engineer with strong business development skills to join a team that offers high-quality expertise and consulting services. As a senior engineer, you will be required to implement projects in the Advanced Fuels and Chemical sector as well as build and strengthen client relationships and support local department growth.

With us, you’ll get the opportunity to...
  • Lead the preparation of process flow diagrams (PFD) and piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs).
  • Prepare technical reports.
  • Lead and review process engineering deliverables produced by other team members.
  • Develop process design basis and criteria.
  • Lead mass and energy balances using simulation software.
  • Lead the preparation of technical specifications for process equipment.
  • Lead or participate in technical and economic studies.
  • Support the development of project cost estimates.
  • Participate in the development and scale-up of novel processes.
  • Supervise a team of engineers, where required.
  • Apply established calculation and design methods.
  • Participate in risk studies (HAZID, HAZOP, LOPA, What-if).
  • Participate in developing and growing the capabilities of the process team and the firm.
  • Support business development efforts and related activities.
  • Prepare proposals and client presentations.


Do your qualities and values match our corporate culture?

  • Business acumen (internal and external sense of entrepreneurship)
  • Leadership
  • Ability to learn on the fly
  • Demonstrate rigour in executing tasks
  • Adaptable
  • Proactive and drive to excel
  • Strong communication and soft skills

Overview of certifications and job requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent
  • 15 + years of relevant experience in the Advanced Fuels and Chemical or Oil & Gas industry
  • Experience in executing detailed engineering projects or engineering consulting.
  • Member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta
  • Solid statistical and analytical knowledge
  • Excellent knowledge of fluid mechanics, heat transfer, thermodynamics and other chemical engineering principles
  • Interest in the environment and energy transition
  • Proficient with Aspen Plus and Aspen HYSYS process simulation software
  • Proficient with Fathom and Arrow simulation software for hydraulic calculations
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite
  • Excellent written and spoken communication in English
  • Asset: experience in consulting and established clientele
  • Asset: experience with CCUS (Carbon Capture, Utilization and Sequestration), green hydrogen, methanation, LNG, pyrolysis, gasification, lithium purification and other processes involving hydrocarbons, biofuels and bioplastics
  • Asset: Written and spoken communication in French

At BBA, you get many benefits

  • Opportunity to mentor our next generation: we invest in our people and help them develop
  • An inclusive culture that values diversity, respect and openness
  • A collaborative team that shares its ideas and knowledge
  • Access to a leadership program
  • A corporate culture that values expertise
  • Promotion of our subject matter experts (SMEs), both externally and internally
  • At the office and on job sites, health, safety and the environment are a top priority
  • A flexible schedule that allows you to work at the office and from home
  • A caring environment where everyone’s ideas are listened to and where there’s no sense of hierarchy
  • Friendly, eco-mindful and high-tech workspaces
  • Committees involved in importantes causes: diversity, social commitment, etc.
  • Growing business with many opportunities
  • Participation in our firm’s major projects by 2030:
    - Objectives for BBA’s Toward Net Zero plan
    - 30% of women on our team
    - and much more!



About BBA
For over 40 years, we’ve been pushing the boundaries of engineering to serve our clients in the Energy and Natural Resources sector. At BBA, we develop innovative, flexible and sustainable solutions, from strategy to execution.
BBA is one of Canada’s leading private consulting engineering firms, focused on practice (PCB), with a network of 18 offices. Our teams work closely to deliver projects that shape tomorrow’s industry at the local, national and international levels.
Our people’s passion and excellence make BBA a Canada’s Best Employer and one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.
We have unique talents, and we’re committed to providing a workplace where you can be yourself. Job postings are written in gender-neutral language.
Learn more about us by visiting our LinkedIn page and join the networks of our talent attraction specialists to speak with them directly.

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