Process Engineer I (closed)
The Process Engineer will be assigned to specific production units and pipelines to provide support to Operations, Maintenance and Distribution. The Engineer will monitor the key performance indicators of the plant ensuring that it is operating efficiently and will provide technical expertise and scope developments for expansion and improvement project on site. The Engineer will also be the technical liaison between the plant and all outside services
BS in Chemical Engineering is required.
A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a chemical/petrochemical/refinery plant environment as a process engineer. Must have continuous production facility experience. Time spent with consulting engineering companies will not count towards the 3- 5 year minimum.
Experience with distillation, light hydrocarbons, MTBE / Iso-Octane / IOleflex, API Standards, OSHA 1910.119 (PSM), Pipelines.
Proficiency in basic PC skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook) is required.
Process modeling software such as Hysys or equivalent.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to either work alone or as part of a team are essential.
Must be proficient in balancing multi priorities and activities and meet deliverable.
Must be willing and able to travel 10% with minimal overnights.
Ability to handle multiple fast-paced projects with constantly changing priorities and scope.
Ability to quickly absorb the key deliverables and not get mired in details.
Provide technical support to the Operations, Maintenance, and Commercial departments.
Perform plant simulations to establish baselines, simulate modifications and estimate performance enhancements to existing plant facilities.
Perform and check design calculations and equipment sizing.
Perform Plant Optimization Studies (Surveillance) and monitor key performance indicators to determine if existing assets are performing to expectations. When opportunities for improvement are identified the Process Engineer will take the lead in their design and implementation to increase efficiency and production while reducing costs.
Prepare project design scopes in support of capital projects, commercial development, and plant optimization.
Prepare bid packages for equipment and outside services including engineering, procurement, and construction activities.
Participate in reviews of designs prepared by outside engineering contractors, vendors, fabricators, and manufacturers.
Monitor field construction activities to ensure compliance with contract drawings and specifications.
Prepare project completion reports including construction material inventories and as-built drawings.