Process Engineer at Spectra Tech, Inc. in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Posted in Other 9 days ago.

Job Description:

Spectra Tech has an immediate need for a Process Engineer in Oak Ridge, TN.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams / Process Flow Diagrams / General Arrangement Drawings

  • Equipment (compressors, chillers, pumps, etc.) sizing calculations

  • Process line sizing calculations

  • Control valve, pressure relief-device and orifice sizing calculations

  • Equipment and Instrument datasheets

  • Vendor coordination for selection of instrumentation and equipment.

  • Reviewing and checking the work of other process engineers to determine accuracy and completeness.

  • Coordination of design inputs and design activities with other engineering disciplines in a team environment.

  • Must meet expectations for attendance and punctuality.


  • Bachelor's degree (B. S.) / Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering from an ABET Accredited Program.

  • Other engineering degrees will be considered if applicable experience.

  • Minimum of Ten(10) years related experience and/or training.

  • Experience in Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear projects is a big plus.

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the key duties listed above satisfactorily.

  • Must be aUS Citizen.

Other Notes:

Will be doing calculations and using Arrow Fathom (AFT) software...which is used to design & operate more reliable pipe systems.

Responsibilities will include: Pressure Control, Relief Valve Sizing, Hood Flow, Process Piping (no bigger than 2 inches).

Ability to understand the air flow to maintain pressure in the gloveboxes.

Understand the exhaust rate from the glovebox, and be able to know how not to overheat the shell of the glovebox if something is hot inside.

Will mainly be doing Calculations of airflows (not P&ID's), and will need to know what size line is needed for the air flow.

Experience with fabrication or sheet metal fabrication.

HVAC for pressure & flow calculations.

Each glovebox is custom sized soneed to know and understand which HVAC system piping needs to be coming out of the glovebox.

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