Summer Internship - Process Engineering

Reading, Berkshire (GB)
21 Mar 2017
21 Apr 2017
Job role
Process Engineer
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler Energy Limited is accepting applications for Chemical Engineering Summer Student placements working within the Process Engineering Department starting in July 2017.

About Amec Foster Wheeler:

Amec Foster Wheeler is a global engineering, procurement and construction contractor.  We deliver solutions for clients in the upstream oil & gas, midstream & LNG, refining, petrochemicals & chemicals, pharmaceuticals & biotechnology and power industries.  With over a century of industry experience, we have developed a global perspective and an unrivalled reputation.

Our reputation for safely delivering quality projects on time and on budget is well recognised in the industries we serve.  We have proven expertise in managing large, complex projects, a global reach and long-standing international presence, strong relationships with our clients and cutting-edge processes and technologies.

What that means to you is the opportunity to experience real variety, work with different cultures and you'll work closely with our clients and be part of a global team, committed to achieving outstanding results in a stimulating and quality-driven environment.

We have been very successful in winning major new projects around the world in our well-established business sectors.

As a Summer Student you will be involved in undertaking process design activities on Foster Wheeler's current projects in the refining, chemical, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, GTL and LNG sectors.  

You will typically be required to:

  • Work within the various Process Engineering design teams on Foster Wheeler's current projects.
  • Undertake process design calculations for, hydraulics, equipment sizing and safety related devices, preparing Process Flow Diagrams, Equipment Specifications and other process documents.
  • Assist in the production of Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams and other process drawings as required.
  • Assist the Lead Process Engineers in undertaking other non-technical tasks as directed, including tracking of comments on issued documents, updating progress measurement and schedule programs, recording actions in project review meetings.

Please note applications will be for a July 2017 start and are expected to be for approximately 3 months, though this will be dependant on the exact project requirements.

Skills / Qualifications

In order to be considered for this role, you must currently be studying an IChemE accredited Masters Chemical Engineering degree.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws

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