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Vector Force Development Process Engineer in Florham Park, New Jersey

Process Engineer Florham Park, NJ 07932

Vector is a leader in the construction support services industry, involved in utility construction, public works inspection, traffic management, vacuum technology and workforce services across the country. Vector is a Veteran-Owned Business and has received national recognition from the US Department of Labor for its commitment to hiring and retaining veterans. With a presence already in 20 states, Vector is expanding and growing ceaselessly. We are always seeking motivated, talented people to join our dynamic team. Visit and for more company information.


The Process Engineer applies principles, knowledge, and practices of process engineering for timely identification, analysis, and resolution of process related issues during project development, FEL engineering, and detailed design stages of projects. The Process Engineer is responsible for the direct oversight of the execution of process engineering and design. The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge of all codes and standards in the refinery and process industries including API and PIP. This position will support the Engineering Manager in the areas of subcontractor management, development of project reports, and development of internal project budgets. This individual will also be capable of developing preliminary engineering documents to support the bid phase and contract development efforts.

JOB TITLE: Process Engineer

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Based upon level of position, not all functions may apply)

  • Lead the coordination and review of process engineering tasks, identifying design issues, and monitoring progress of all process deliverables and activities and ensure that reports, plans and other deliverables are compliant with all project contract documents and requirements.

  • Review engineering deliverable with a focus towards value engineering, constructability and completeness/correctness.

  • Review vendor drawing submittals for overall compliance with purchase specifications.

  • Work with internal engineering team to oversee the engineering subcontractor’s work scope to ensure that the engineering effort is completed satisfactorily, on time, and within budget.

  • Provide technical leadership in coordinating the Process, Process Controls and Process Safety aspects of the overall project.

  • Independently coordinate directly with discipline lead engineer to resolve open design points and ensure conformance to project specifications

  • Coordinate design review activities to ensure installation and operations will comply with specifications, codes, and client requirements

  • Apply extensive knowledge of API, PIP, and other industry standards in review

  • Ensure that reports, plans and other deliverables meet the project requirements. When necessary maintain client provided standards on deliverables

  • Participate in Client coordination meetings

  • Lead and participate in discipline specific Client design reviews and coordination.

  • Actively participate in the hazard review process and other safety evaluations (HAZID, PHA, etc.).

  • Assist in the preparation of preliminary reports, design criteria documents, drawings (site, facility, and equipment layout), equipment specifications, and other deliverables during the proposal and contract development efforts.

  • Performs preliminary engineering calculations (i.e., mass balances, energy balances, conversion calculations) to support early project development and preliminary equipment design.

  • Travel to subcontractor’s office(s) and construction site on a regular basis is expected as needed through project execution.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (Based upon level of position, not all may apply)

  • Minimum 10 years of refinery or industrial process facility design engineering experience with a track record of achievement on large complex projects

  • Strong technical background in the installation and operation of process equipment and associated subsystems

  • Thorough knowledge of refinery and process industry codes and standards (API, PIP, etc.)

  • Experience as a lead design engineer on multiple large-scale process facilities.

  • Experience developing equipment specifications and coordinating with equipment suppliers.

  • Ability to collaborate with project team members and client entities, demonstrating the leadership capabilities to insure a successful project.

  • Knowledge of process simulation tools.

  • Ability to run simulation tools (HYSYS or other) is preferred

  • AutoCAD proficiency is preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience working with equipment vendors to provide optimum solutions to equipment design that will meet or exceed client expectations.

  • Excellent written and oral skills are required.

  • P.E. preferred.

    Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

    Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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