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KOCH CHEM TECH (Membrane/John Zink/Koch-Glitsch/KHT/KSPS/OPD/Knight)
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Optimized Process Designs, LLC (OPD) is a name in the natural gas industry that has become synonymous with quality design and construction, competitive pricing, and on time delivery of processing, treating, and compression facilities.

Incorporated in 1980, OPD is still managed by its original founders whose reputation for honesty, integrity and technical excellence is unmatched in the industry. Although generally thought of as a smaller E & C firm, OPD has successfully completed several projects in excess of $500MM on a turnkey basis. In 1997, OPD became a Koch Chemical Technology Group company, which further enhanced OPD's reputation and increased its financial strength.

OPD has a key advantage in being able to supply construction services, as well as engineering/procurement. This enables clients to have a ''one stop shop'' for the overall project, providing increased efficiency and avoiding potential interface problems. OPD's industry experience, flexibility, and personal attention have made us a preferred vendor with our clients. Our tight knit, highly productive, team atmosphere makes OPD a great place to work. This environment has allowed us to attract and maintain exceptional employees and build long lasting client relationships, which will help to ensure our long term business success.

Civil Engineer Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership for all civil and structural requirements, working closely with project manager and other engineering disciplines to develop and execute an effective project design strategy.
  • Prepare scope of work, technical specifications, and all required drawings necessary for documentation in bid packages.
  • Interact with suppliers and contractors as necessary to resolve design issues.
  • Provide project and field construction support as necessary:  including troubleshooting and/or evaluation of existing civil/structural systems.
  • Assist in the definition of project scopes and estimates, execute all aspects of structural design, and support project construction as required.
  • Review incoming RFIs/Submittals and expedite responses
  • Participate in final design coordination meetings and approve modifications.
  • Conduct walk downs with site representatives to verify proper installations.
  • Responsible for development of structural steel supports, foundation systems, general arrangement diagrams, drainage plans and detail drawings.
  • Participate and promote Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) work culture.
  • Enforce EH&S regulations and adheres to current codes and standards.
  • Participate in proposal preparation activities if required.
  • Ensure that work being performed is within scope of services and within budget.
  • May need to be able to work after hours to complete work product.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS and/or MS - Civil Engineering
  • Licensed Professional Engineer
  • Minimum of 10 years of gas treatment and/or natural gas structural design experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of direct client AND vendor interface experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of civil subject-matter-expert role assignment on a project team
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve construction and engineering issues
  • Advanced experience using the RISA structural program including finite element analysis, seismic, and inelastic simulations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 15 years of gas treatment and/or natural gas structural design experience
  • Minimum of 10 years of lead engineer experience
  • Demonstrated intermediate knowledge of electrical, process, mechanical, HVAC and instrumentation industry standards
  • Proven experience of accomplishment with minimal supervision
  • Demonstration of effective oral & written communication skills to desired outcomes

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.


We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran


Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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