Conducts complex design assignments for the Engineering Department and functions as a technical specialist, formulating and developing advanced engineering and design concepts.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: (functions considered essential as defined by ADA)
Develops Engineering Standards for EI&C equipment purchases and installations
Defines Projects by determining project objectives, selecting technical strategies and providing technical assistance to the business unit(s)
Plans Projects by writing specifications, developing schedules, and identifying and developing process design of additions and improvement to existing processes
Oversees construction of EI&C Capital Projects
Develops project scopes, budgets and AFEs for approval and ensures projects meet budget as well as refinery and OSHA standards
Implements Projects by monitoring performance, taking corrective actions, providing feedback to project team such as generating, monitoring, and updating operating procedures and periodical reporting, and negotiating for materials, supplies and services
Solves technical problems related to projects and troubleshoots and updates report data for business unit(s)
Upgrades, designs, configures, maintains and monitors related equipment and performance
Analyzes related components and systems, processes and methods, and refinery processes and economics
Ensures the maintenance and integrity of business unit(s) data
Designs chemical plant EI&C equipment and devises processes for manufacturing chemicals and products
Conducts research to develop new and improved process control processes
Designs and plans layout for EI&C on a commercial scale
Determines most effective arrangement of Electrical, Instrumentation & Controls; such as Burner Management, Safety Instrumented Systems, and Power Distribution Equipment
Investigates and resolves work-in-process problems
Special assignments or tasks assigned to the employee by their supervisor, as determined from time to time in their sole and complete discretion.
A minimum of eight years of progressive work experience in electrical, instrumentation & controls is required. Emphasis on controls engineering and power distribution is required.
Refinery or petrochemical industry experience is preferred.
A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline or equivalent amount of experience is required.
Ability to manage a project is essential. Working knowledge of commonly used engineering concepts and ability to apply this knowledge analytically. Ability to stay abreast of new technology developments and processes is essential. Technical expert in area of specialty. Ability to effectively communicate with others, both written and verbal communication. Advanced reading and writing skills, with the ability to perform complex mathematical calculations.
Working knowledge of Microsoft products and experience with engineering software is preferred.
May be responsible for the supervision of personnel as well as contractors.
Office and plant based, with up to 5% travel by land and air required. Petroleum refinery, warehouse/plant environment, out-of-doors environment, and driver-based environment including but not limited to chemicals, pressure vessels, tanks, rotating equipment, loud noises, vibrations, and exposure to the risk of electrical shock. Subject to all temperatures, weather and varying road conditions.
Job conditions require standing, walking, sitting, twisting, stooping, crouching, kneeling, talking or hearing, making visual inspections, making precise hand and finger movements, reaching or grasping, lifting and/or carrying up to 50lbs, pushing and/or pulling up to 25lbs, climbing up to 200ft, ability to operate and drive all assigned company vehicles at company standard insurance rates is essential, valid state driver’s license and proof of insurance required, perceiving color differences, and wearing personal protective equipment (beards not permitted).