SSOE Group

Process Engineer

Job Locations US-OR-Hillsboro
Full Time


SSOE provides unparalleled opportunities for professional growth, offering the advantages typical of a large firm combined with the collaborative and supportive culture commonly associated with smaller organizations. We prioritize an employee-centric atmosphere that fosters a healthy work-life balance, exceptional benefits, and a commitment to continuous learning.


We are seeking a Process Engineer to join our dynamic team. In this role, you will engage in the designing, engineering, and implementing of designs for cutting-edge process/chemical systems within state-of-the-art industrial and high-tech manufacturing facilities serving global leaders in technology. As a Process Engineer at SSOE, you will collaborate with fellow Process Engineers, Design teams, and Senior Project Managers to develop innovative solutions for intricate and challenging designs, incorporating the latest design methodologies while ensuring adherence to specifications and timely project completion. 


  • Perform process equipment and piping design on projects.
  • Execute process design from conceptual design and criteria development through construction document production and provide engineering support during construction.
  • Perform a variety of engineering assignments under the direction of a supervisor with increasing responsibility based on performance.
  • Consult with supervisor to screen assignments for unusual or difficult problems and select appropriate methods and techniques to apply and estimate the hours required for the approach.
  • Draft interpretation of design into completed working drawings and apply engineering fundamentals to design.
  • Develop process flow diagrams, process, and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs), system layout plans, equipment sizing and selection, and associated specification write-ups.
  • Interface with multiple engineering disciplines, project management, system owners, vendors and contractors via phone, email, and live meetings.
  • Perform engineering calculations and communicate on PC system.
  • Design chemical process systems utilizing pressure loss and stress analysis programs.
  • Coordinate with clients and contractors and lead site walks.
  • May be assisted by a designer, but usually assumes no responsibility for direction of others.
  • Being available afterhours may be required for deadline days.
  • Limited travel is possible, but not required.


  • Bachelor Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering, which qualifies for licensure in the state of practice, is required.
  • Experience with AutoCAD and Revit is required.
  • Knowledge of chemical process systems control philosophy including P&ID development.
  • Knowledge of fluid transfer, heat exchange, friction loss in piping systems, including design and operation.
  • Semiconductor experience is preferred.
  • Experience with or strong desire to learn building information modeling (BIM) software is highly desirable.
  • A valid driver’s license required.
  • Salary Range: $70,000 - $75,000/year depending on location, education, experience, and any certifications that are directly related to the position.
  • Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, 401K retirement savings plan (with company matching), opportunities for professional development and training, PTO, & paid holidays.




Why Choose SSOE?

With a history of stability spanning more than 70 years, we’ve continued to succeed in an industry of constant change and disruption. Our clients have consistently reported to us that our people are one of our greatest strengths and differentiators. At SSOE, we work to create a clear path to building your career with us. Throughout your career, you’ll be given the opportunity to work on new and exciting projects and be given training so you can deepen and extend your skills.


We look forward to having you join our team.


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