Process Engineer (Renewable Energy)

Acorn by Synergie
London, London
£50000 - £65000/annum
Closing date
Mar 26, 2023

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Energy Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Acorn by Synergie is seeking a Senior Engineer/Process Engineer for their client who is a leading clean technology integrator and renewable asset developer, owner and operator. The starting salary for this position will be £50,000 to £65,000. The successful candidate could be based around Guildford or in London.

The Senior Engineer is responsible for working on assignments covering all aspects of public, industrial and commercial energy usage, energy savings, utility plant redevelopment and CO2 emission reduction. The Senior Engineer will formulate, evaluate and prepare technical analysis and specification of schemes during feasibility studies, scheme design and project implementation.

In addition to this, the Senior Engineer with provide process engineering support to CHP plant process operations. These efforts include assistance during commissioning, process performance testing, optimisation, problem troubleshooting, implementing plant modification, and supporting quality controls on maintenance and capital projects during the various project phases.

A major part of the rate will be process quality reviews during construction, pre-commissioning, commissioning, and start-up. The Senior Engineer will be expected to work in areas covering CHP, refrigeration, HVAC, lighting, boilers, compressed air and control schemes. The Senior Engineer will assist in the trial and development of new products and technology.

The Senior Engineer will be responsible for specific duties as follows...

Energy Analysis:

* Model and analyse energy efficiency technologies, design strategies, and controls related to end uses for retail, commercial and industrial site and buildings
* Collect and analyse monitored site data on performance of systems

Feasibility studies:

* Assessment of existing system configuration and operation at client sites.
* Compilation and analysis of data
* Conceptual design of energy related projects Preparation of final report and presentation Scheme Design (Front End Design)
* Further definition of conceptual design from feasibility stage including on-site assessments as necessary Finalisation of scheme selection
* Development of heat and mass balance for the selected scheme
* Preparation of full equipment list with performance/sizing/selection for key energy equipment, all major pipework lines, pump3 (including pressure capabilities), heat exchangers including definition of control philosophy Preparation of P & ID, layout and scheme drawings
* Production of an outline work package for contractor to provide pricing and assess accordingly Development of savings calculations and pricing to +/- 10% for project capital approval
* Project Implementation
* Process design documents (e.g. Design Basis, PFD, H&MB, ELD) Safety reviews (e.g. Design Risk Assessment, HAZOP, SIL Assessment)
* Equipment specification and selection Calculations (e.g. pressure drop, relief valves, equipment sizing) Plant layout
* Interpretation and implementation of client standards

Technical Support throughout procurement and construction process for utilities projects including:

* Technical scope of works for sub-contractors Interface with suppliers
* Technical queries
* Approval of design changes resolution of issues
* Site visits

Responsible for safe commissioning of utilities projects including:

* Preparation of commissioning plan
* Lead interactive planning sessions with client/sub-contractors Preparation of IQ/OQ/PQ protocols
* Lead commissioning team onsite Execution of commissioning protocols Project sign off
* Technical supervision and mentoring of engineering staff

General duties:

* To update the company work monitoring systems with accurate details
* Assist in improving operations
* Decrease turnaround times
* Streamline work processes
* Work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service

Acorn by Synergie acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment

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