Mechanical Engineer
Koch Heat Transfer Company, LP - Houston, TX

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The Koch Heat Transfer group builds on the strength of its companies, incorporating a market-based business philosophy with continuous improvement and development of heat transfer technology for the refining, chemical and upstream industries. The group is built on globally-recognized brands in the tubular heat transfer business, such as BROWN FINTUBE® and INDUSTRIE MECCANICHE DI BAGNOLO - IMB™ products.

At home and abroad, Koch Heat Transfer continues to provide innovative heat transfer solutions to the process industry. We are one of the few companies in the world that offer the specialized expertise of well-trained and experienced Thermal and Mechanical Engineering staff, combined with superb manufacturing and technology supported by a unique, state-of the-art R&D facility.
      Today, we are recognized as a world leader in the supply of specialized and standard shell and tube heat exchangers, double pipe, multi-tube hairpin, and tank heater equipment. Our TWISTED TUBE® technology solves many of the common problems encountered in the operation of conventional shell-and-tube heat exchangers. It offers a unique set of benefits: equipment cost savings, lower energy costs, reduced maintenance requirements, elimination of flow-induced-vibrations, longer cleaning cycles, and increased thermal efficiency. This equipment base, in combination with LUMMUS ADVANCED BREECH-LOCK EXCHANGER® Closure, HELIXCHANGER® and fintube technology, has made Koch Heat Transfer the relevant supplier of choice.

      Headquartered in Houston, Texas, the Koch Heat Transfer group is represented in every major country, and employs 400 people with manufacturing facilities in the United States (Koch Heat Transfer Company, LP), Canada (Koch Heat Transfer Canada) and Italy (Koch Heat Transfer Company S.r.l.) and sales offices all over the world.

      Koch Heat Transfer LP is currently hiring for a Mechanical Engineer.

      Position Summary

      Design Heat Exchangers, both Hairpin and Shell & Tube type, applying the rules provided in ASME Section VIII Div 1 code. Will also use
      engineering fundamentals and industry practices to create safe, reliable designs. Create drawings and details for fabrication and
      customer submittal for review/approval. Perform Wind, Seismic and Nozzle load (combined loading) analysis based upon the building
      and structural codes to analyze the equipment. May be involved in fabrication, operation, application, installation, and/or repair of heat

      Work Experience/ Skills Required

      2-4 year experience in pressure vessel/heat exchanger industry.
      Strong background in areas of mechanics of materials, statics and
      metallurgy. Advance knowledge of ASME Vlll-Div 1 code. Must be
      proficient with Auto Cad, Solidworks, MathCad and general office
      software. Effective communicator must be able to communicate
      technical concepts. Proven ability to troubleshoot, perform root
      cause analysis and develop corrective action strategies.

      Work Experience/ Skills Preferred

      Working knowledge of ASME code rules for designing flanges and
      tube sheets. Knowledge of TEMA and API-660. Work experience/
      knowledge of Hairpin and double pipe Heat Exchangers. Has
      experience in Nozzle load analysis for Pressure Vessels using FEA/
      WRC-107/WRC-297. Experience in performing structural analysis
      (wind, motion and seismic) calculations for pressure vessels based
      on building codes such as UBC, IBC, and ASCE.

      Education/Cerification Required

      Bachelors degree in Engineering

      We are an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V
      Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

      Job Category : Engineering
      Location : USA-Texas-HOUSTON-TX
      Company : Koch Heat Transfer Company, LP
      Schedule : Full-time
      Job Type : Regular