The Haskell Company

Project Associate II - Process

Job Locations US-CA-Livermore
Requisition ID


Are you ready to move your career forward, and start the BEST job of your life? Haskell is committed to providing you with the resources to help you grow and discover your potential. We promote an environment that encourages innovative ideas and allows you to develop the best “how” to get the job done.


Haskell’s Design & Consulting Team unites architecture, engineering, and consulting professionals from across industries and geographies. Our diverse and innovative team allows Haskell to serve our clients with multiple project delivery methods including design-build, engineer-procure-construct, fee-for-service, or consulting services. These services allow our team to form a strong rapport with clients, marshalling them as they grow and helping them address industry and market challenges. The Design & Consulting Team serves a diverse set of markets including food and beverage, consumer products, aviation and aerospace, civil infrastructure, healthcare, and Federal Government projects. As a team member at Haskell, you’ll have the opportunity to work on impactful projects that will challenge your creativity, innovation, and expand your skill set.


In this role, you will capitalize on your skills while being responsible for the production of innovative designs, drawings, and specifications for your assigned process projects. Your high-quality work will contribute to Haskell’s continual ranking as an industry leader in the Food and Beverage and Manufacturing market sectors. You will have the opportunity to apply critical thinking and experience in our core markets, including Food and Beverage, to deliver integrated processes/systems while also delivering a World Class Client Experience. This opportunity will allow for a variety of work and collaboration including, but not limited to process system design; construction support; project management; professional development; leadership; planning, scheduling, and profitability.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Application of Knowledge of Process Systems
    • Researches, documents, and is responsible for discipline design compliance with all applicable codes, ordinances, standards and regulations
    • Responsible for placement of safety symbols on construction documents as necessary for discipline
    • Applies discipline design methods and detailing fundamentals in developing designs and specifications
    • Performs analysis or calculations as assigned for process throughput and mass balance and selects proper equipment for the applications
  • Design
    • Ensures well-organized, finished design documents of good appearance, accuracy, clarity, and correctness from layouts, sketches, or their written instructions
    • Actively participates in project strategy meetings, develops design concept, and recommends equipment and systems within discipline
    • Researches and is responsible for discipline design compliance with proposal/client criteria
    • Assures adherence to drawing production strategy. Writes discipline specifications for assigned projects
    • Responsible for the development of PFDs (process flow diagrams) and P&IDs for all assigned projects, making recommendations and coordinating changes/updates as necessary
    • Develops and verifies equipment lists, equipment specifications, and controls, as well as instrumentation requirements for each assigned process project
  • Construction Support
    • Checks shop drawings and submittal data for conformance with contract documents
    • Participates in plant surveys or field inspections, development of solutions to field problems, preparation of field orders, addenda and record drawings
    • Advises and assists construction personnel in the interpretation and clarification of construction documents
    • Performs, as requested, construction inspections, at the client’s site or at a vendor for specialty equipment, to monitor compliance with design intent, construction drawings, and specifications. Prepares inspection reports
    • Provides timely solutions to field problems and prepares field orders, addenda and record drawings
    • Supports and performs start-up activities
  • Project Management
    • Performs dimensional, interference, and basic design checks on layouts and sketches and, as requested, on interdisciplinary drawing sets
    • Coordinates work with other disciplines. Performs interdisciplinary coordination checks to minimize deficiencies, errors and omissions in drawings and specifications
    • Coordinates the development of PFDs (process flow diagrams) and P&IDs for all assigned projects 
  • Planning, Scheduling, and Profitability
    • Participates in assigned client meetings and prepares and reviews presentation material.
    • Creates work plan for assigned tasks
    • Creates orderly work files and prepares clear, well-written memos/correspondence
    • Assists the project team with the identification of process partners (equipment & automation) and pre-qualifies them for appropriate services
    • Produces pricing and proposal presentation documents and outline specifications
    • Monitors and projects personal workload status, advising supervisor of difficulties in accomplishing schedules and determines any schedule changes
  • Professional Development
    • Participates in professional community organizations and trade organizations within discipline
  • Leadership
    • Adheres to established company standards and policies
    • Directs technical efforts of discipline subordinates assigned to the project


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Food Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering is preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of process design and application engineering experience
  • Strong experience and knowledge of a variety of food processing equipment/systems, sanitary design, and hygienic requirements including mixing, baking, frying, and a working knowledge of controls and instrumentation commonly used
  • Knowledge of fluid system design and specification bakery
  • Dry process knowledge is a plus.

Specific Knowledge, Skills, License, Certifications:

  • Working knowledge of related regulatory, oversight, and advisory agencies: AIB, FDA, USDA, EPA, GMPs, and HACCP

Haskell offers a very robust and comprehensive benefits package! Some of our offerings are:


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance plans
  • Company provided hospital indemnity, accident and critical care plans
  • Retirement savings plan (401k) with company discretionary matching contributions
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Paid time off and nine company holidays
  • Professional development and training opportunities to enhance your skills and advance your career
  • Flexible work hours and remote work options
  • Employee assistance programs for physical and mental well-being
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement within the organization
  • AND many more!


Environmental Factors and/or Physical Requirements:


While performing the duties of this job, this position is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, and arm, hand and finger dexterity, including the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read application/form information. The associate frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities:


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability, or protected veteran status.


Haskell will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008. The job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessities. Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.


Haskell is a Drug-Free Workplace.


Salary Range:


The base salary range for this position is $80,000-$145,000. This range is specific to Livermore, CA and the actual salary will be determined based on the candidate’s knowledge, skills, and experience.








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