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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.

 

 

OPD has an opening for a Project Associate at our Katy, TX facility located at 25610 Clay Rd.
 
Brief Summary of Duties
 
·       Strive to complete projects under budget and ahead of schedule.
·       Provide a clear scope of work to each engineering discipline and provide them with information necessary for them to develop accurate proposals/cost estimates.
·       Issue project reports and invoices to clients on a regular basis.
·       Keep accurate accounting of project change orders and communicate effect on project cost and schedule to clients and OPD disciplines/management,
·       Solicit and hire subcontractors and ensure that they perform their work in a manner that lives up to KOCH Industries/OPD policies, procedures, and standards, especially relating to safety and environmental issues.
·       Participate in the development and approval of project documents.
·       Track project performance information including manhours, material costs, schedule, etc. and provide feedback to engineering disciplines and management.
 
Required Work Experience, Skills & Education
  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering or Related discipline
  • Two or more prior internships in engineering
  • Experience leveraging business relationships to achieve desired results
  • Willing and able to travel 50% of the time
  • This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship
Preferred Work Experience, Skills and Education
 
  • Natural gas industry experience
  • Project management experience
  • Familiar with material gas codes and standards



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.

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