Principal Engineer - Pilot Plant Operations at Institute of Gas Technology in Chicago, Illinois

Posted in Engineering 4 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

PILOT PLANT OPERATIONS

General Summary

Gas Technology Institute (GTI), a leading research and development organization serving energy markets, is seeking a Principal Engineer to support pilot and demonstration scale plants utilizing aerospace technologies. For decades, we have been recognized as a valued partner providing research programs that lead to emerging technologies across market sectors and service at every phase of the technology development cycle, from concept to commercialization. With a team that includes some of the nation's top energy scientists, engineers, and thought leaders, we are helping deliver clean and resilient energy solutions to a growing world.

Why GTI?

GTI offers generous benefits, competitive salaries, career advancement, and the opportunity to work in a professional R&D environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

We are proud of what we do because our work matters. GTI is working toward solving global energy challenges in transitioning to a low-carbon economy. We have a proven track record in producing innovative ideas and commercializing solutions to deliver clean and reliable energy. At GTI, we deliver innovative technology solutions for safe, efficient, and responsible energy.

So, what does that mean for you? You will work in a positive and respectful work culture that fosters growth, collaboration, and opportunity. You will be supported by competitive compensation, incentives, and benefits, while enjoying purposeful work that drives improvement of delivering clean energy to the world.

Travel Requirements

The position will require extensive travel (up to 50%) including but not limited to Alabama, Wyoming, Canada, and China.

Additional Information

The health and safety of our employees is a top priority for GTI. To comply with Presidential Executive Order 14042 (“EO14042”) on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, we are requiring that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. You will be required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated on your first day of employment. If you need an accommodation based upon a disability or sincerely held religious belief, we have a process to consider such requests and you may initiate that process by contacting Human Resources.

Primary Responsibilities

As part of our Energy Supply and Conversion Pilot Operations Team you will support the application and development of advanced conversion technologies, including identification of opportunities, through design, construction and operation of pilot and demonstration scale plants. The immediate need for this position is to support design, construction, and operation of pilot scale experiments in the Chicago office as well as support pilot operations throughout the world. Works as a project engineer without supervision. Assignments typically are varied and designed to utilize professional work experience, knowledge, and abilities.  Strong communication skills and knowledge of safety rules and regulations. Close interaction and working relationship with Technician staff. There will be other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics


  • Familiarity with gasification, methane reforming, electrical power generation, membrane separations processes

  • Ability to create Process Flow Diagrams (PFD) and Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID)

  • Familiarity with ASME standards for boiler, pressure vessel and piping design

  • Familiarity with chemical process analysis tools (preferably ASPEN PLUS)

  • Ability to generate Equipment Specifications and Instrument Data Sheets.

  • Ability to develop control system truth tables/logic diagrams

  • Ability to generate operating procedures

  • Familiarity with HAZOP review methodology and other plant safety assessments

  • Technical ability to interpret test results and incorporate them into analysis methodologies

  • Abilities to communicate well orally and in writing and work effectively as a team/project member are necessary.

Education and Experience


  • B.S. degree with 7+ years of relevant work experience or M.S./Ph.D. with 5+ years of experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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