Exterran Process Engineer in Calgary, Canada

POSITIONS SUMMARY – Process Engineer

Within Exterran Water Solutions ULC, an Exterran Company, the Water Treatment Process Engineer has experience in Oil industry related to all operations including pumping, oil water separation, de-oiling, skimming, filtration, softening applicable to secondary produced water. Reporting to the Engineering Lead, the Process Engineer is responsible for water related process studies, preparation of process flow diagrams, design and engineering involving simulations, design calculations, and equipment sizing.


  • Understand client requirements and specifications for water treatment packages

  • Preparation of Technical Proposals and support preparation of RFQs

  • Execute Feasibility Studies / Conceptual Design / Process Studies

  • Prepare technical study reports based on lab trials, work closely with R&D team

  • Design Calculations; equipment sizing and preparation of data sheets.

  • Definition of standard products and packages

  • Development of PFD,P&IDand GAs

  • Prepare process descriptions, control narratives, load list , heat and mass balance sheets, operating manuals etc.

  • Represent EWS at Design review and HAZOP meetings with client, conduct internal HAZOP reviews

  • Support the Project Manager, proposals and project engineering team on all technical requirements for assigned projects; Ensure that the deliverables provided to the project are technically accurate, within scope, and in compliance with quality procedures and project plans.

  • Support R&D activities in the shop, collect data, observations, analyze lab results, prepare technical report for the tests


  • Adept at writing technical reports and scopes of work

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Excellent writing and communications skills; able to represent the company in Client and Supplier meetings

  • Proficient with MS Office software and various engineering software programs

  • Collaboration with project team to determine and achieve project objectives

  • Well versed with P&IDs, GA’s and PFDs


  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering

  • Minimum 5 to 10 years relevant Process Engineering experience

  • Produced Water Experience is required

  • Experience with membrane technology is desirable

  • A strong and broad knowledge of engineering; well versed with inter-discipline workflow

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS (generally describe the ideal candidate)

  • Highly comfortable in a demanding – dynamic environment

  • Results Oriented

  • Excellent communicator

  • Excels in a Team Environment

  • Able to multi-task across projects

  • Be available for International travel including site visits

  • Proactively identifies and recommends areas for process improvement within the organization

Exterran is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Exterran provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local law.