Job Opportunity Information

Position Title

Process Engineer - Optimization

Position Type



Greater Pittsburgh Region - USA



Added on

Friday, September 15th 2023

Deadline to apply


Job Description

Nacelle’s Process Engineer works with the Nacelle Project and Process Engineering Team, Project Management Team, and third-party Engineering resources to aid in the design, construction, and operation of biogas and renewable natural gas plants. Responsibilities of this position focus heavily on evaluating facilities that are in operation to optimize process, enhance production rates, reduce OPEX, and provide guidance to design team on improvements for future installations. In addition to being technically capable and detail-oriented, the successful candidate will possess excellent organizational, time management and communication skills ensuring projects are delivered on-time with a high level of accuracy. This position may also be required at times to manage or assist in the management of consultants or contract design work to facilitate the development of multiple simultaneous projects. A strong working knowledge of process control, gas processing, project economics, data analysis, and optimization strategy is needed.


  • Responsible for monitoring plant production on a continuous basis to benchmark performance and drive improvement
  • Analyze downtime trends and out-of-spec events to optimize productivity
  • Troubleshoot issues with manure handling, anaerobic digester systems, landfill gas field collection systems, electricity generation, and gas processing equipment
  • Provide periodic reports to management to summarize plant production and performance
  • Interface heavily with field operators and I&E personnel to provide guidance and develop strategies
  • Identify retrofit opportunities to drive optimization and manage implementation when necessary
  • Assist design team in drawing reviews and construction planning with specific focus on operability
  • Help develop data dashboards for continuous performance tracking
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, participating in professional societies, etc.

Job Qualifications


Regularly required to:

  • Talk and hear; verbally express ideas, information and instructions
  • Use hand tools and equipment, repetitive hand use such as simple grasp and twisting motion included
  • Lift, pull, push or carry up to twenty-five (25) pounds regularly and up to seventy five (75) pounds occasionally
  • Bend, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Stand/walk for long periods of time without a break

Occasionally required to:

  • Remain seated in a normal position for up to half the workday
  • Travel
  • Work in low-lit areas
  • Have the ability to work around loud to moderate noise
  • Climb stairs and ladders to elevated workspaces

How to apply

Please send a resume to: or apply through Linkedin company page.