Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. Principal Engineer - Static Equipment in Allentown, Pennsylvania
49228BRReq No.:49228BRJob Description and Qualifications: Principal Mechanical Engineer Job Description
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Principal Mechanical Engineer Roles and Responsibilities:
Mechanical Engineering team is looking for an expert candidate to support the design and fabrication of equipment including equipment in cyclic service at either our corporate headquarters in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Houston, TX or in our new Buffalo, NY engineering office. The team supports the design execution of our world-leading process gas facilities (e.g. hydrocarbons, helium, hydrogen, CO, ammonia) for both Air Products owned plants and those that are engineered and constructed for others. Candidates will support the Global Operations Engineering team and will work with a diverse group of design and engineering personnel.
Design and analysis of pressurized equipment and piping in cyclic service such as pressure swing adsorption vessels.
Design and specification of static equipment such as pressure vessels and heat exchangers.
Reviewing customer technical requirements and specifications and incorporating into project designs.
Preparing technical specifications and conduct bid tab reviews.
Providing operating plant support for the Process Gas business. This support requires interacting with Operations personnel to solve plant problems with equipment and piping.
Investigate causes of equipment failure. Develop repair methods and design changes to improve equipment reliability.
Travel to supplier and operating plant sites both domestically and internationally is required. The amount of travel is normally 15%.
Education and Licensing Requirements:
BSME or MSME required.
A minimum of 5 years of professional experience performing detailed engineering and stress analysis of pressurized equipment and piping in cyclic service
Strong working knowledge of design codes including ASME B31.1, B31.3, and Section VIII, Div. 1 & 2, TEMA standards and API standards. Experience with European codes and the Chinese GB code would be beneficial.
Solid understanding of fatigue design of pressure components.
Experience with Pressure Vessel design programs such as Compress and PV Elite is beneficial.
Experience with Finite Element Analysis is a plus
Experience in welding engineering and quality control is required.
Experience in applying engineering principles in a field environment is beneficial.
Effective communication skills and the ability to work with global team members to closure on technical issues.
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We are the world’s largest hydrogen producer with over 80 years of industrial gas experience. We are hydrogen experts delivering safe, end-to-end solutions, investing in real, clean energy projects at scale, and driving the industry forward to generate a cleaner future.
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We offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, retirement plans/401(k), and sick time. You will be eligible for benefits and also be 100% vested in your retirement benefits on your first day of employment.
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Job Title:Principal Engineer - Static EquipmentEmployment Status:Full TimeLocation:US-PA-AllentownCountry:United StatesRegion:North AmericaOrganization:Global Engrg Mfg Technology & Equipment Business Sector / Division:Americas EPC