BAE Systems Project Chemical Engineer I in Radford, Virginia

Job Description

BAE Systems, one of the world's leading defense contractors and a stable Fortune 500 Company, is hiring an entry-level Project Chemical Engineer at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant to perform chemical engineering functions on a variety of new construction, modernization and chemical manufacturing projects. An ideal applicant will have experience with P&IDs and have worked on design projects as in intern or co-op.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Duties and responsibilities which occupy a major portion of time and importance in the job. Incumbent (s) performs one or more of the following duties.)

Performs one or more of the following process engineering functions:

a. Estimate process equipment, instrumentation, and engineering hours for DCAA auditable pricing proposals.

b. Be an active member of a project team and effectively communicate and interface with various engineering disciplines.

c. Develop scope of work for capital projects.

d. Develop Process Flow Diagrams and Heat & Material Balances for new processes.

e. Develop new and revise existing Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams.

f. Develop new and revise existing Interlock Narratives.

g. Identify / Calculate Process Data for new instrumentation and equipment.

h. Participate in Hazard Analyses.

i. Conduct various calculations for process design (i.e. relief, pump sizing, & heat transfer)

j. Provide field support for construction phase of projects.

k. Provide field support for I/O and interlock checkout.

l. Troubleshoot process, instrumentation, and equipment problems.

m. Provide field support for startup commissioning activities

n. Walk down and redline as-built all process documents after project has been completed.

BAE Systems helps protect those who protect us. At our R&D and manufacturing facility at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant in Radford, VA, we do this by developing safer propellants for our government and commercial customers. Radford AAP has provided high quality propellants for our soldiers since WWII and will continue to push the frontier of energetic material synthesis and manufacturing with your help. Learn more about this area of our business at .

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

o Required education: Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

o Minimum of 1 term co-op / internship engineering experience

o Experience with reading and creating Process Flow Diagrams (PFD), Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID), and Heat & Material Balances (HMB)

Preferred Skills and Education

Preferred Skills and Education:

o Engineer in Training

o Experience on Capital Projects

o Hazard Analysis - HAZOP, PHA, FMEA, etc.

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. Platforms & Services designs, develops, produces, supports, maintains, modernizes and upgrades armored combat vehicles, wheeled vehicles, naval guns, surface ship combatants, commercial vessels, missile launchers, artillery systems, military ordnance, and protective wear and armor. Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Project Chemical Engineer I


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