Technical Professional - Process (Furnace Analytical)

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Technical Professional - Process (Furnace Analytical)

Desired Qualification - B. Tech / M. Tech in Chemical Engineering

Years of Experience: - 3 – 5 years.

Job Description - Fired Heater / Furnace Analytical Engineer will be responsible for heat and material balance, thermal and hydraulic calculations for fired heaters using software such as PFR-FRNC-5 and Co proprietary design programs to support Company core technologies in proprietary furnace designs in Refining, Petrochemical and Fertilizer industry.

The position requires understanding and knowledge of basic heat transfer concepts applicable such as fuel & efficiency calculations, radiant / convection section sizing, metal temperature evaluation, refractory selection and heat loss, hydraulic calculations such as coil pressure drop, stack / duct sizing. Must have experience in the thermal and process design and performance evaluation of furnace including heat transfer, hydraulics, and knowledge of various types, parts / components of a direct fired heater, their uses and important heater auxiliaries, burners, ID/FD Fans & Air Preheaters. Candidate also should have understanding of process flow diagram, piping and instrument diagram, system design parameters and design. Familiarity with ASME B31.3, ASME I / VIII and API specifications, API 560, API 535, API 556 and API 560 is must. Working experience of Ethylene furnaces and Hydrogen reformer furnaces will be added advantage.

Candidate is responsible for generation of project documents such as datasheets for furnace and component equipment. Position may require travel to vendor shops and operating plants that may involve furnace performance testing and data gathering.

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KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program lifecycle within the Government Services and Hydrocarbons sectors. KBR employs approximately 34,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures), with customers in more than 75 countries, and operations in 40 countries, across three synergistic global businesses: - Government Services, serving government customers globally, including capabilities that cover the full lifecycle of defense, space, aviation and other government programs and missions from research and development, through systems engineering, test and evaluation, program management, to operations, maintenance, and field logistics - Technology, including proprietary technology focused on the monetization of hydrocarbons (especially natural gas and natural gas liquids) in ethylene and petrochemicals; ammonia, nitric acid and fertilizers; oil refining and gasification - Hydrocarbons Services, including onshore oil and gas; LNG (liquefaction and regasification)/GTL; oil refining; petrochemicals; chemicals; fertilizers; differentiated EPC; maintenance services (Brown & Root Industrial Services); offshore oil and gas (shallow-water, deep-water, subsea); floating solutions (FPU, FPSO, FLNG & FSRU); program management and consulting services KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, integrated EPC delivery and long term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.

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