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December 4, 2013
To ~$110,000 Base + Major Company Expat Allowances
Recruiting in the USA and Worldwide!
NETHERLANDS, NIGERIA, NORWAY, QATAR, CHINA
Please specify location preferences, current or last salary and send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
December 4, 2013
$90,000 - $135,000
is with a diversified energy company. Opening is for a Process Operations (Plant)
Manager in Kansas. Position will manage activities of process plants, storage
facilities, and pipelines. Looking for candidates with experience related to cryogenic process
plants, gas and liquid handling processing, and underground storage. Some duties for this position include:
Manage operations and maintenance activities Prepare operations and
maintenance expense reports, capital budget reports, measurement reports,
plant production reports, and safety reports Review and approve installation
and completion of plant improvement or plant modification projects
December 4, 2013
$85,000 - $95,000
Coordinator position with Rockies area refinery. Will manage business
objectives for construction team, assist Project Manager in monitoring
contractor work (site preparation, concrete work, steel erection, underground
piping, piping installation), review layout and
construction drawings, provide construction management for contractors, and
assist operations in issuing safety permits.
December 4, 2013
$85,000 - $95,000
December 4, 2013
$95,000 - $130,000
Texas City, TX
Requirements: Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Project/Construction Management, Business Administration. Minimum 5 years of refining, petrochemicals, or manufacturing experience in the area of cost & schedule control. Proficient in Primavera, Microsoft Office products - Excel and Access. Proficient in SAP. Send resume to email@example.com.
December 3, 2013
$90,000 - $120,000
California - commutable from both San Jose and San Francisco
Come work for an
industry leader with a tradition of environmental commitment and service
excellence while keeping North American businesses Green. Great opportunity
with this global company. Commutable from both San Jose and San Francisco.
December 3, 2013
PROBLEM SOLVING (Complexity of challenge, support available) . Strong troubleshooting skills with the ability to clearly present/communicate data using audience appropriate skills. . Uses advanced analysis to identify unit process and control related issues and works with others to bring resolution to complex issues. . Assesses and implements new and innovative technologies to improve regulatory process control applications.
ADDITONAL DATA The Process Controls Engineer is a position of leadership and he/she must demonstrate principled behaviour and sound business ethics; show consistency among principles, values and behaviour; build trust with others through his/her own authenticity and integrity (i.e., follow through on commitments). The Process Controls Engineer must demonstrate superior communication skills to influence others. Written communication must be clear, concise and well constructed. Oral communication must be exceptional. Both formal and informal presentations must be well organized and clearly understood. Listening skills must also be superior and include the following activities: hear the message, interpret the message correctly, evaluate the message and respond to the message. Must be able to communicate process control concepts to people of various levels of understanding and experience. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 11, 2013
PROJECT ENGINEERS (Oil Industry)
to Euro ~165,000 + “Big Oil” Benefits!
Europe (Various Locations)
Open to All Nationalities – Recruiting Worldwide!
Our client is a major European based international oil company offering permanent career positions. You should be prepared to move to and work at one of this company's sites in Europe. These positions offer the opportunity to join a major company on permanent basis. If you want to develop a career as an employee the benefits include the opportunity of secure employment, major company benefits, and career development opportunities.
This role shall
contribute and assist with timely project delivery in accordance with the
company's integrated Project Management Systems. Person shall ensure that
major health, safety and environment objectives are achieved and focus on
interface management, interface controls and interface follow-up. Further
she/he will be involved during tender processes for assignment of main
contractors, active participation during front end engineering and detail
design, focus on system design, assure efficient hand-over to operation.
Person shall also be responsible to capture project lessons for the benefit
of future projects.
November 8, 2013
$80,000 - $100,000
November 8, 2013
$80,000 - $150,000
have two positions open with similar requirements, one for a 3 to 10 year
experienced engineer and the other for a 20 year plus manager. Both need the
same sort of experience which is:
Project Controls - Cost and Schedule control and estimating associated with large capital projects involving petrochemical plants or oil refineries. It is very unlikely that experience with projects in other industries will be considered. Familiar with the latest tools and methods used to forecast cost and schedule over and under runs. Prefer owner company background or a combination of operating company and engineering contractor experience. College degree in engineering or construction required. Excellent compensation and benefits. Send resume to email@example.com.
November 7, 2013
$75,000 - $100,000 + 8% Annual Bonus
Texas City, TX
Project Controls Specialist is a key member of the Project Controls function
within the Texas Refining Division Engineering Department. The Project
Controls team is the functional center for estimating, scheduling, and
project cost controls for capital and expense projects.
Requires Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Project/Construction Management, Business Administration and minimum of 5 years of refining, petrochemicals, or manufacturing experience in the area of cost & schedule control. Proficient in Primavera, Microsoft Office products - Excel and Access, Proficient in SAP. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Latin American Sales Manager - Polymers
Salary $120K to $135K based on experience
This position will be based in our Houston office, reporting to the Sr. Manager – Polymers. The position functions as the Americas Sales manager for all polymers sold or purchased within an assigned territory. The incumbent will be involved in securing sources of supply, identifying and developing customers, and pricing and arranging appropriate logistics for delivery. Manages the data collection/organization, report preparation, sales and logistic opportunities and challenges, inventory/ purchasing management with emphasis on communicating with logistics and documentation counterparts at CLIENT HQ about challenges, opportunities, accomplishments and contributions, payables, inventories, arrivals, quality/specifications. Management of all polymer sales in the North and South America region. Develops and maintains customer relationships, monitors pricing using market analysis data and oversees the day-today operations over a to-be defined tenure.
Geography: (# of sites, countries, or regions with direct accountability:
• Sales of $100 – 300 million
• 80-200k metric tons per year
• 15-25 customers/distributors
• 1,000-2,000 transactions/year
• 2-12 countries, 1 continent
Requires current experience in sales of polyethylene, polypropylene, and PET. Sales exposure in Latin America (IMPORTANT). Relevant experience with top tier traders or similar companies. 7-10 years’ of relevant work experience. Bi-lingual required (English/Spanish). Planning and forecasting experience. Travel – approximately 20%. Send resume to email@example.com.
Oil & Gas Engineers
to Euro 165,000
Norway and Europe
Our UK office has just been awarded a contract from one of the world’s largest European based oil companies. We are seeking a variety of engineering professionals with all levels of offshore subsea project engineering experience. These are permanent positions with a major oil & gas company and working in Norway and other locations in Europe. They are recruiting worldwide, ideally from Europe, but also Australia, Asia, India, etc. We are not recruiting from North or South America as the client manages this from their regional offices. However if you are from Europe and are returning from North America your application may be of interest.
Right now, we have opportunities for talented Engineers with a broad range of expertise and especially in:
· Projects Engineering and Services
· Well Engineering
· Subsea, Mechanical, Electrical and QA
If you have ambition, talent and a good engineering background including experience in the oil & gas industries upstream or downstream and want to join one of the global market leaders we want to hear from you. There is a rigorous selection process so the company recruits those with development potential - it's recruitment of those who want to work as employees rather than as contractors. This project is just breaking now and more detailed information will be provided. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 28, 2013
AUD 180,000 - $190,000
Sydney, New South Wales Australia
Operating as one of Australia's leading providers of storage solutions for the bulk liquid chemicals market, our client provides services to the chemical, fuels, petroleum & mining industries across Australia. Due to industry growth & expansion in its operations, an opportunity has now arisen for a talented & experienced Terminal Operations Manager to lead & drive the daily operations of this major facility.
Reporting directly to the State Manager, key responsibilities include the following: Drive & manage the operations, maintenance & project plans for the facility & provide leadership ensuring full compliance with Major Hazard Facility license requirements. Liaise effectively with a range of key external customers to ensure that contractual requirements meet operational excellence. Manage maintenance & operations staff to ensure weekly business priorities are carried out in accordance with company operating procedures & safe efficient work practices. Drive & promote key company values including safety objectives, customer expectations, teamwork, training & promote a culture of continuous improvement. Develop financial budgets & manage all operating costs ensuring cost reduction opportunities are achieved. Ensure all systems and procedures are documented to quality standards & the facility meets all legal & statutory requirements.
The successful candidate will be either trade and/or tertiary qualified & have demonstrated experience in the maintenance & operations of plants within the chemical, oil & gas, refinery, pharmaceutical or hazardous good industry. Extensive experience in managing & leading teams with a sound technical understanding across different disciplines is essential. Relevant experience in shipping or a terminal facility will be highly regarded. Previous experience in dealing with government & regulatory authorities with a superior knowledge of safety, health & environmental regulations is critical to this role. In addition, well developed communication, interpersonal skills & the ability to be able to negotiate, lead, influence and build sound relationships is critical. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced candidate to be involved in the management of this major facility & to effectively lead teams to achieve targeted outcomes within this dynamic & rapidly changing organization. An attractive salary package & benefits will be provided for the successful candidate. PLEASE SUBMIT IN WORD DOCUMENT ONLY to email@example.com.
October 24, 2013
$90,000 - $100,000+ 15% Potential annual bonus + Relo + Home Purchase
Key roles and responsibilities include: Provide schedule and planning support on multiple chemical plant projects of various size and complexity. Will be required to work independently in carrying out a project's planning & scheduling efforts. Active participation in the overall planning process, development of detailed schedules for FEL, Engineering, Procurement, and Construction phases. Track schedule and earned physical progress, key milestone changes, identify delays, and support reporting to management. Strong analytical skills that will allow proper assessments of projects to identify potential performance issues. In addition, be able support development and recommend solutions via communication and support with Project Management. Generate predefined schedule reporting requirements and ad hoc reports on an as needed basis. Assist in the development and improvement of schedule and planning tools, processes, and procedures. Provide basic training on scheduling to project team members.
BS Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or other Technical Degree. At least 7+ years professional experience. At least 4+ years of scheduling/planning experience. Ability to work in a diverse team environment In depth technical knowledgeable about overall project planning and detailed scheduling work processes for all aspects of a project including Engineering, Procurement, Construction. Excellent Primavera P6 use and knowledge Good Microsoft Project use and knowledge Excellent computer skills Strong quality focus with an attention to detail Strong analytical skills Strong communication, initiative, and collaborative skills Chemical plant experience a plus This position in the Corporate Engineering Services Department will provide schedule and planning support to capital projects throughout North America. The Company will purchase the Candidate's existing home in a relocation package if the home does not sell. Travel-25%. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 23, 2013
Sr Corrosion Engineering Consultant
HQ - Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
To $170K+uplift/Overseas Pkg.
Client is seeking a Senior Corrosion Engineering Consultant to work within the Consulting Services Department (CSD). The CSD provides CLIENT with effective specialized engineering consultations and introduces viable technologies and maintains quality standards. The Corrosion Unit of CSD provides technical consultations and maintains standards on issues related to corrosion prediction, mitigation and monitoring; hydrotesting; water treatment; chemical cleaning; mothballing and equipment preservation; boiler condition assessment (BCA); and emulsion prevention.
Minimum Requirements: A Bachelor or Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Engineering or other advanced professional engineering degree from an accredited university. A Professional Engineer (P.E.) or Chartered Engineer (C.Eng.) license or registration would be desirable but is not essential. A minimum of 20 years of professional experience, including at least 10 years as a specialist with full responsibility for major technical work in the field of corrosion technology and engineering. Recognized both within and outside of the company as a leading expert in the field corrosion technology. Demonstrate specific expertise in corrosion, materials selection, coatings, corrosion inhibitors, and corrosion monitoring and corrosion management. Experience in one or more technology areas related to unconventional gas or energy production. Demonstrate leadership in new technology development through patents, leadership research programs and active participation in joint industry projects. Previous lead technical role in project design reviews and/or project consultation.
Duties & Responsibilities Act as the company’s foremost consultant in the field of corrosion technology and as a Senior Consultant in the company dealing with CLIENT ’s senior management, U.S. companies, universities and government agencies on matters relating to his area of expertise. Provide capital and operations program leadership by conceiving, designing and carrying out major corrosion technology studies to resolve complex technical problems, increase revenue, optimize processes, protect the environment, or improve safety. Develop and maintain CLIENT ’s engineering standards and design best practices to enhance company profitability, safety and productivity. Evaluate and introduce best practice and emerging technologies from all over the world to help the company achieve best in class positions in the oil business. Evaluate major long-term trends in the area of corrosion technology and serve as a major conduit of technology transfer within corrosion. Develop potentially patentable new equipment and processes. Contribute to taskforce investigations to investigate major incidents or solve specific problems. Develop ideas for major technical studies or projects to be carried out by less senior specialists. Provide engineering leadership and counsel other team members. Act as a professional mentor to less senior specialists and transfer implicit knowledge to specialists and other engineers. Carry out economic studies and cost analyses of particular importance in field. Conduct field inspections and make recommendations for changes in facilities or operations. Promote a learning environment and implement self-development to maintain and improve expert status in highly specialized technical and general engineering fields. Active in developing/educating young Saudi Arab engineers and promoting engineering. Deliver technical presentations and write papers for peer-reviewed journals on engineering studies and projects he has overseen. Actively participate in work of technical societies, and participate on specialized committees within appropriate groups. Send resume to Jim Garrett at email@example.com
October 23, 2013
Sr Engineering Consultant-Fired Heaters, etc.
HQ - Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Base Salary Range ~ $120/$170K+uplift/Overseas Pkg.
Position Description Client is seeking a Senior Boiler and Fired Heater Consultant to work within the Consulting Services Department (CSD). The CSD provides firm with effective specialized engineering consultations and introduces viable technologies and maintains quality standards. The Heat Transfer Systems Unit of CSD provides technical consultations on issues related to several categories of equipment and systems, including:
- Heat transfer equipment (heat exchangers, industrial boilers, HRSG, SRUs, fired heaters, refractory and insulation systems).
- HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning).
- Nonelectrical utilities systems (industrial drainage, sanitary sewer systems and water distribution systems).
The unit also maintains relevant mandatory Engineering Standards and Material Specifications (SAES and SAMSS). It develops and implements companywide technical equipment programs (Fitness for Service Assessment, Heat Exchangers Fouling and Assessment, Boiler and Fired Heater Optimization, Refractory and Insulations Integrity, companywide CFC Refrigerant Phase Out).
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Engineering or other related degree from an accredited university. A Professional Engineer (P.E.) or Chartered Engineer (C.Eng.) license or registration would be desirable but is not essential. A minimum of 20 years of professional experience, including at least 10 years as a specialist with full responsibility for major technical work in the fired equipment, including fired heaters, boilers, burners, HRSG, SRU, incinerators, refractories, etc. Recognized both within and outside of the company as a leading expert in the field of fired equipment. Expert in the design, performance evaluation, monitoring and troubleshooting of fired equipment (fired heaters, boilers, burners and thermal reactors, incinerators, refractories, etc.). Have introduced and implemented new technologies related to fired equipment. Have identified and implemented energy efficient improvement and software. Must be able to develop programs that can solve combustion, de-coking and heat transfer problems in heaters, boilers and SRUs. Author technical papers related to fired equipment. Conduct a design check for API heaters and steam/hydrogen reformer. Provide guidance on heater startup/shutdown procedures and abnormalities. Lead technical role supporting projects (low-NOx burner retrofits, heat rebuilder and revamp projects, heater and boiler control), repair and revamp of thermal reactors and incinerators in SRU units, refractory material selection for fire heater applications. Experience in the fabrication and installation of fired equipment. Develop and deliver both classroom and practical fired equipment training for operators and engineers.
Duties & Responsibilities: Act as the company's foremost consultant in the company’s dealing with other departments, Saudi Arabian government agencies, U.S. companies and universities on fired equipment and heat transfer systems. Provide capital and operations program leadership by conceiving, designing and carrying out major fired equipment studies to resolve complex technical problems, increase revenue, optimize processes, protect the environment, or improve safety. Develop and maintain engineering standards and design best practices to enhance company profitability, safety and productivity. Evaluate and introduce best practice and emerging technologies from all over the world to help the company achieve best in class positions in the oil business. Evaluate major long-term trends in the area of fired equipment and serves as a major conduit of technology transfer within the company. Develop potentially patentable new equipment and processes. Develop ideas for major technical studies or projects to be carried out by less senior specialists. Contribute to taskforce investigations to investigate major incidents or solve specific problems. Provide engineering leadership and counsel other team members. Act as a professional mentor to less senior specialists and transfer implicit knowledge to specialists and other engineers. Carry out economic studies and cost analyses of particular importance in the field. Conduct field inspections and make recommendations for changes in facilities or operations. Promote a learning environment and implement self-development to maintain and improve expert status in highly specialized technical and general engineering fields. Active in developing/educating young Saudi Arab engineers and promoting engineering. Deliver technical presentations and write papers for peer-reviewed journals on engineering studies and projects he has overseen. Actively participate in work of technical societies, and participate in specialized committees within appropriate groups. Send resume to Jim Garrett at firstname.lastname@example.org
October 21, 2013
Gas Supply Senior Consultant
Calgary (preferred) or Houston, TX
Proposed Salary Range US$ 145K/$175K++
Provide the technical expertise and assessment of the North American gas supply production for most producing basins. Requires a good overall knowledge of gas fields, producing constraints, reserve depletion and general Natural Gas production constraints. Successful applicant must be able to provide expertise plus have good communication skills. Must have the ability to give presentations to clients.
Qualifications: BS Petr. Engr. or Geology, MS degree a plus. 15/30 years in Natural as Supply and Oil production and forecasting. Natural Gas field decline analysis experience is a must with good overall knowledge of multiple natural gas fields. Experience across North America is required but Int’l. would be a plus. Also oil production forecasting would be a plus. Good communication and presentation skills are required; able to give reports and presentations to a wide variety of audiences with both technical and non-technical backgrounds. A second language such as Spanish would be a plus. Ability to travel throughout North America and possibly Internationally in the future.
The Calgary Division office covers gas/upstream for the premier Downstream & Refinery Benchmarking Company in the business, HQ in Dallas.
Send resume to email@example.com. (Internal Ref: N5825)
October 18, 2013
$120,000 - $160,000
operates oil refineries, chemical plants and renewable plants across North
America. Client is a global leader in a number of industrial markets with a
presence in 60 countries and over 80,000 employees.
Large Capital Project Manager to oversee projects in our renewables businesses located in Iowa, Nebraska and Texas. This position could work out of Minneapolis or Wichita. This individual will manage the planning activities and resources of one or more capital projects (up to $500MM) to capture specific business objectives. Using project management, leadership and strategic skills, you will develop scopes, project execution plans, cost estimates, budgets and schedules. Will manage all resources available, and execute projects from conception to start up meeting all project milestones. While technical expertise and ability to execute projects are essential, equally important is to have someone who will work day-to-day issues with Safety, Environmental, Construction, Operations & Maintenance in a collaborative manner. We are looking for someone with a "can do attitude" who is able to anticipate and challenge situations, use critical thinking to develop economic analyses and marginal evaluations, solve problems, remove roadblocks, and make sound recommendations. The successful candidate will have strong project management experience and leadership capability and will have worked in a phased gate project process.
October 18, 2013
Project Leader- Chemical Plants
$125,000 - $175,000
East TX/ Tyler/Beaumont, TX
Client operates oil refineries and chemical plants across North America. A global leader in a number of industrial markets with a presence in 60 countries and over 80,000 employees. Project Leader to oversee capital projects within the petrochemicals business. This position will be based in the Port Arthur, TX petrochemical complex.
As the Chemicals Business Project Leader, provide direct project management leadership for medium to large capital projects for five chemical plants. You will own the application of the company's Project Management Guidelines and utilization of best practices in project origination and project management throughout the various facilities. You will lead the chemicals' Large Capital Projects Group providing support and leadership to the team. This includes providing resources and priority alignment for the Large Capital Project Managers. You will work directly with each sites leadership teams on portfolio planning, prioritization, resourcing strategies, and project site integration. You will be involved in continuous improvement of each sites capital execution process by mentoring each organization on company best practices, project management strategies and setting bench marks.
Required: Minimum of 5 years work experience managing capital projects with a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, or 10+ years of project management experience in the heavy industrial manufacturing sector with an undergraduate degree. Project management experience in refining, chemical, or a heavy industrial manufacturing environment. Strong project management experience working in a phased project process (reference: http://is.gd/EiQS4K). Work experience leading and managing capital project development and execution groups in a refinery, petrochemical, or industrial environment. Effective managerial capability. Outstanding written, oral communication and critical thinking skills. This role is subject to the Transportation Workers Identification Credentialing rule or "TWIC" and requires the successful candidate to obtain a TWIC identification badge, allowing for unescorted access to the facility within a specific time period. This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship. Travel: 25 % of the Time. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Updated October 28, 2013 (Still open)
Chemical Plant Engineering Manager
USD $90,000 - $110,000 + expatriate package
Bangkok (Kabinburi), Thailand
American-owned chemical manufacturing firm is looking for a Plant Engineer or Engineering Manager for their growing operations in Kabinburi, Thailand. The person in this position will directly manage engineering and construction projects of all sizes at the plant as well as troubleshooting of production processes as required. As the plant engineer, you will report on a functional basis to the Director of Process Engineering in America and on a daily operational basis to the General Manager of the Kabinburi Plant in Thailand. This is a new position open to expatriates from the USA, UK, EU, Australia, Hong Kong and other countries. You must be fluent in English and Thai language skills is preferred but not required. To qualify for this position you should have a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering and 10+ years experience in a chemical manufacturing or pilot plant environment. Prior experience designing and constructing new plants or major expansions and start ups a major plus. Send resume to Kathleen Porter at email@example.com.
October 17, 2013
Power Distribution Engineer (Chemical Firm)
$80,000 - $105,000 + 6% Annual Performance Bonus
Houston (Baytown), TX
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering with 2-6 years of experience in industrial or petrochemical environments Understanding of power distribution systems from 480 to 138,000 volts; Proven interest in continuous improvement, reliability and troubleshooting of operational issues; Develop experience creating sustainable corrective and preventative action plans; Possess strong verbal and written communication skills; Aptitude for learning specialized software applications and configuring microprocessor based electronics products.
Preferred Qualifications: Education in power electronic systems such as High Power Rectifiers and Variable Frequency Drives. Company offers the opportunity to: Develop the skills and experience necessary to function independently for the safe operation, maintenance, reliability, project development concepts and optimization of the electrical power distribution infrastructure across the site; Verify compliance with engineering, safety and procedures, as well as verify and identify opportunities to improve the overall reliability and performance of installations; Participate in incident investigations and follow up on corrective action items as assigned; Develop skills and experience interpreting electrical drawings and reviewing maintenance repair scopes and PM intervals; Participate on Defect Elimination (DE) and Lean Six Sigma teams; Provide technical support to Business Unit Engineers and Technicians; Develop skills and experience maintaining as-built Power Distribution documentation and for maintaining the SKM model of short circuits, relay coordination and Arc Flash Hazards Analysis; Assist the Power Distribution Engineer to develop strategies and solutions to address Power Distribution reliability or operational issues; Provide scope input and implementation support for improvement projects that result in an increased reliability and operational efficiency. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 17, 2013
Operations Supervisor - NGL
$110,000 - $135,000
HIGH PRIORITY NEED - Publicly-traded midstream energy co needs Operations Supervisor for its East Houston NGL complex. This is a NEW position as the result of growth projects valued in excess of $1Billion to expand the existing infrastructure. Will supervise 3-6 employees (Engineers, Construction Mgrs, Proj Mgrs). Client is adding two 75,000 bpd fractionators, a 40,000 bpd EP splitter, storage caverns, admin office bldg, and related pipeline infrastructure. Will manage engineering and design of these pipeline and facility assets. Will do process equipment design and selection, load and stress calculations, pump, compressor and valve sizing and design, implement project management of this work, provide PSM support. Require BS Engineering with at least 10 years chemical plant and / or managerial experience and capability of progressing to Plant Manager. Heavy emphasis on managerial acumen and ability to move up organizationally in a Mgmt role. Strong preference for individuals with petrochemical facility engineering background. Send resume to email@example.com.
October 14, 2013
Lead Project Mechanical Engineer (TX)
At this Petrochemical firm you will work closely with EPC contractors and various equipment vendors to review designs and ensure the systems and equipment specs are properly suited for the application. Will work with vendors and EPC contractors to develop start-up and shutdown procedures. Report progress to management as required. Job Requirements: Bachelors of Mechanical Engineering. 10+ years of refining or petrochemical plant experience. Project and mechanical design experience. Experience with centrifugal and reciprocating compressors. Ethylene Oxide or Glycol experience is a plus. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 8, 2013
Project Scheduler Sr.
$100k to $115k + 15% Bonus opportunity + Travel + Home Buyout
BS Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or other Technical Degree At least 10+ years professional experience. At least 7+ years of scheduling/planning experience in chemical, petrochemical or similar manufacturing / project environment. Ability to work in a diverse team environment In depth technical knowledgeable about overall project planning and detailed scheduling work processes for all aspects of a project including Engineering, Procurement, Construction. Excellent Primavera P6 use and knowledge Good Microsoft Project use and knowledge Excellent computer skills Strong quality focus with an attention to detail Strong analytical skills Strong communication, initiative, and collaborative skills Chemical plant experience a plus Provide basic training on scheduling to project team members Provide schedule and planning support on multiple projects of various size and complexity. Will be required to work independently in carrying out a project's planning & scheduling efforts. Active participation in the overall planning process, development of detailed schedules for FEL, Engineering, Procurement, and Construction phases. Track schedule and earned physical progress, key milestone changes, identify delays, and support reporting to management. Strong analytical skills that will allow proper assessments of projects to identify potential performance issues. In addition, be able support development and recommend solutions via communication and support with Project Management. Generate predefined schedule reporting requirements and ad hoc reports on an as needed basis. Assist in the development and improvement of schedule and planning tools, processes, and procedures. This position require may require candidates to either currently possess or obtain and maintain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) Card from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The Company will purchase a candidates existing home if the house does not sell in a relocation package. US Residents Only. Send resume to email@example.com.
October 7, 2013
Mechanical Reliability Engineer
$80,000 to $90,000
Location: Iowa, USA
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Establish and maintain mechanical integrity and equipment reliability programs to ensure employee safety, provide environmental security and maximize the plant’s availability, product quality, and cost effectiveness. Other primary duties include: ownership of the plant’s Pm/PdM activities; leadership of equipment performance tracking and repair/improvement prioritization; technical guidance and coaching of mechanical craftsmen; and engineering support of maintenance and capital projects.
JOB SPECIFICATIONS: Requires BS degree in Engineering with a minimum of six (6) years’ experience in the Chemical Processing Industry (Gas processing experience is a plus). Must have experience in working with process gas compressors (reciprocating, centrifugal, and screw), pumps (various types of centrifugal and positive displacement), turbines (steam and gas), gas engines (internal combustion), and all related power transmission components (speed reducers/increasers, couplings, bearings, mechanical seals, etc.). Must possess strong people skills and be able to coach, mentor, and influence others. Training in RCM, RCFA, or equivalent methodology a plus. Relocation paid. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 1, 2013
Metallurgical/Materials Engineer (GES)
CHANNELVIEW (SE HOUSTON), TX
Salary: to $125K/165K+25% bonus* > To $206K incl' bonus
This position provides worldwide engineering consulting services to CLIENT's refining and petrochemical facilities. Primary client groups include capital projects, manufacturing, business teams and R&D. Some of the key functions for this role include, but are not limited to:
* Providing materials selection, corrosion and fabrication support for major projects. Function as the technical lead for specific projects.
• Providing welding, corrosion troubleshooting, corrosion control and materials selection support to plants worldwide.
• Providing global training and mentoring to support materials, welding and corrosion engineering competency Requirements.
• Leading cross functional teams in the execution of multi-disciplinary technical assignments.
• Anticipating internal and or external business challenges and/or regulatory issues; recommending process, product or service improvements
• A BS degree in Materials, Metallurgical, Corrosion or Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in the refining, petrochemical or chemical process industries.
• Strong troubleshooting ability in the stationary equipment.
• Understanding of corrosion and metallurgical deterioration mechanisms, mechanical and physical properties of metals and non-metals, welding, coatings, cathodic protection and pertinent Codes and standards such as ASTM, ASME and API.
• Basic knowledge of the ASME and API Code rules in the design, analysis, repair and alteration of pressure vessels, piping, storage tanks and heat exchangers is desired.
• Demonstrated knowledge and skills in material selection, damage mechanism and failure analysis.
• Strong leadership, interpersonal, networking and teamwork skills for data gathering, building consensus in teams for problem solving, developing a client base and working well with people in a diverse, multi-disciplinary team environment at all levels of the organization, as well as, external customers/resources.
• Ability to plan, prioritize and implement multiple concurrent projects or activities in order to effectively meet business needs.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other Engineering software.
• Ability to be proactive, self-motivated, and able to function independent of supervision.
• Ability to travel up to 25% of the time, including extended overnight stay on occasion.
CLIENT is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies. The company manufactures products at 58 sites in 18 countries. CLIENT products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including packaging. Send resume to email@example.com.
SR OLEFINS PROCESS ENGINEERS
Jubail, Saudi Arabia
BASE ~ $125K/$150K+Overseas Pkg. TAX FREE
CLIENT is one of the largest petrochemical companies in the world, operating 16 R&D laboratories in 40 countries, with annual revenues of about 50 billion US dollars (Larger than DuPont).
We need for experienced senior process engineers in ETHYLENE/OLEFINS. BS, MS or PhD ChE and experienced process engineer (10 to 25 years) in ethylene plant process/operations is needed at either our Technology Center (STC) in Riyadh, KSA or in Jubail on the East Coast. The engineer will work as a technical support expert for supporting the 16 or 17 olefins plants around the world and will be also exposed to some research activities at STC.
THE O’SEAS PKG (Long term family status position):
* Annual Bonus variable on Corp profits (usually about 16%+)
• Housing allowance, 25% of the basic salary
• Transportation allowance ~ 10% of the basic salary
• Research allowance ~ 40%
• Full medical coverage for the candidate, his wife and four of his children under 18 years
• Once a year air ticket back home (or anywhere for same ticket cost) for the candidate, his wife and four of his children under 18 years
• Schools fees for four of the candidate children under 18 at the employee nationality schools in the kingdom. If the children are not studying in the KSA, then the employee will be entitled for a maximum 10% of his annual basic salary regardless of the number of the children. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Principal Project Manager - Oil & Gas Pipelines
(Pearland, West Houston, and The Woodlands)
~ $120/$180K Range
CLIENT is an award-winning full-service engineering firm that operates in North America. With roots that date back more than 100 years, CLIENT has earned a reputation for technical excellence, innovation, and client responsiveness. We have a track record of major accomplishments in transportation, tunnels, water supply, wastewater, environment, pipelines, buildings, and utilities. Our success is the product of an outstanding staff dedicated to providing a high level of engineering expertise. As a result of our successful project awards, our Pipelines group is rapidly expanding.
Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: Project management and coordination. Client interaction. Project controls and planning for combinations of the following project types: natural gas pipeline, facilities, liquids, transmission, gathering, midstream and treatment.
The ideal candidate will possess the following: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, 10-15 years’ experience in one or more of the following project types: natural gas pipeline, facilities, liquids, transmission, gathering, midstream and treatment. Strong project management, leadership, interpersonal, communication, documentation, and technical skills are required. P.E. license preferred but not mandatory, dependent on related qualifications. Possess sound judgment; highly developed management, organizational, interpersonal, presentation/training, oral and written communication skills; excellent analytical and problem solving skills. Demonstrated ability to manage and work with multi-disciplinary teams, deal with complex issues and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to prepare and interpret complex reports, recognize problems and define and evaluate solutions. Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident. Send resume to email@example.com.
Refinery Inspectors - PSM
Rockies fuels refiner needs 4 PSM’s (Process Safety Management). Inspectors are result of growth and reorganization. Company is going to regular, full-time Inspectors rather than the outside Contractors they've employed in the past. Positions range from Junior to Senior levels and report to the Inspection Manager whom we placed. Will be responsible for coordinating the refinery's Inspection Program as it pertains to on-stream data collection / analysis and Turnaround Planning and execution. Will maintain liaison with Operations, Maintenance, and Engineering to ensure Mechanical Integrity for the refinery's FIXED EQUIPMENT. API certifications needed as well as knowledge of computer-based applications. US Residents Only Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Energy Management Specialist- Engineer Associate
$100,000 - $135,000
Baton Rouge, LA
Our client is a global chemicals company, one of the largest in the world with over 110,000 employees. Financially sound and will offer infinite career opportunities to professionals. Company offers excellent pay, benefits and full relocation to include home purchase.
Requirements: B.S. in Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering required. Certified Energy Manager (CEM) preferred. A minimum of 12 years of degreed engineering experience Basic understanding of operating practices of the energy supply industries. Fundamental knowledge of program/project organization and management. Understanding of basic economic principles including investment evaluation. At least 6 years of experience in Plant Utilities engineering and optimization. Preferred process plant operation and/or engineering. 3+ years experience as a Supervisor of Site Utilities Client recognizes Institutions of Higher Education that are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.
The principal responsibilities of this position include the following: Develop strategies for production of utilities including steam, electricity, demineralized water, cooling water, compressed air and wastewater treatment. Establish and maintain a strong, formal energy efficiency program through the use of technology, reporting systems and plant reviews in order to optimize energy usage. Organize, participate in and lead energy optimization workshops. Review investment proposals which involve energy production, conservation or significant consumption to assure proper use of technology and correct economic evaluation. Develop site energy concepts for all major manufacturing sites by the analysis of present and future demands, condition of production facilities and impacts of potential conservation programs to assure optimal development of energy projects and programs. Work with state and federal officials as well as other companies to positively affect governmental regulations and legislation that affect energy and utilities. US legal residents only. Send resume to Jim Garrett at email@example.com.
Director of Fuel Acquisition and Strategy
To $200,000 + bonus (equity)
National transport company seeking experienced fuel buyer to provide diesel and gasoline for nation-wide operations. Must have experience sourcing large volumes of diesel and gasoline including managing and leading negotiations, pricing analysis and contracting for all petroleum supply arrangements. Familiarity of all sources of fuels including East Coast, Gulf Coast, Chicago, West Coast and foreign fuels. Responsible for providing marketing intelligence and advice in the development or fuel price forecasts, market trends and supply alternatives. Implementation of fuel strategies to deliver the lowest total cost for acquisition and ongoing fuel supply. Based in Houston with monthly travel expected. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advanced Senior Geologist
This position will be responsible for the identification and evaluation of Impact Exploration opportunities, as well as assisting in evaluation of the exploration potential of Business Development projects. The successful candidate will be exposed to a wide range of Countries, Basins and structural settings/plays. The position will require you to carry out thorough prospect evaluations and risk mitigation through an analysis of all petroleum system elements. These results will be integrated into a broad subsurface framework. You must be proficient in log correlation, seismic interpretation, and routine structural and sedimentary analysis. Familiarity with log evaluation, basin modeling, seismic and sequence stratigraphy are also important. You will be required to incorporate data and interpretation into regional play fairway analyses and develop internally consistent risk methodologies. Additionally, the position will require interfacing with extended team members from a variety of organizations.
You will collaborate routinely with Upstream Technology to ensure integration of all data (seismic, gravity & magnetic, well data, and regional studies) is accomplished in completing evaluations. Business acumen and commercial skills are necessary as you will be involved with building business cases and interacting with our negotiators. You must be a team player with good interpersonal, collaboration and communication/ influencing skills. An ability to communicate technical project results clearly and concisely is required. You will have direct external interaction with a number of parties, ranging from National Oil Companies to third party vendors. The job requires periodic international travel. You must be pro-active and self-directed, with an emphasis on meeting deadlines.
Responsibilities: Carries out evaluation of exploration opportunities ranging from Country to Basins, play to prospect level integrating both geophysical and geologic data.2. Routine well log evaluation and correlation. Putting plays and prospects into a regional structural framework (e.g., rifts, plate reconstruction, etc.). Interpretation of 2D and 3D seismic data (horizon and fault mapping, seismic facies mapping). Development of depositional and structural models. Integration of well data, log correlation, seismic interpretation, outcrop and field analogues to develop comprehensive subsurface models. Generation of play fairway analyses and risking methodologies. Identify and recommend potential new ventures exploration opportunities. Participate in on-site technical evaluations in US and foreign locations. Works with other team members and multi-discipline groups to ensure that knowledge is shared and all elements of the petroleum system are appropriately considered and evaluated. Assist team in preparing and making presentations to management, partners and government representatives. Stay abreast of new technology and apply it appropriately in meeting the group's objectives.
Minimum Requirements: Degree: Bachelors required Masters preferred. Major: Geology. Computer Proficiencies Required: Landmark Interpretation suite. Desirable: ArcGIS. Certifications: None. Work Experience: A minimum of 15 years of exploration experience and a current classification as a Geologist. Send resume to email@example.com.
Project Controls Manager (chemical plants)
$100,000 - $130,000
The role of the Project Controls Manager is to provide oversight for the overall cost and schedule forecasting for a grassroots EO Unit. This role is responsible for reporting on project progress to management as required. Designing and implementing project cost and cash forecasting process suitable for tracking this kind of investment. Once designed and implemented the focus will transfer to managing and operating the process. This position is a lead position within the Project team and reports to the Project EPC Manager. This position will manage the local project controls team and be responsible for management to advise on the impact of decisions on cost and schedule.
Requirements: Bachelors of Engineering with a preference toward Chemical or Mechanical. Extensive experience with project financials, cost, and schedule management. A minimum of 12 years' experience in project cost and schedule control. Send resume to James Gettys at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lake Charles, LA
To recommend and implement step change improvements in all aspects of safety, cost and operational equipment efficiency. This engineer will identify solutions to resolve the gaps between the business plan and the demonstrated performance as a source of improvement projects. The engineer will manage some dedicated electrical and instrument projects with responsibility for the estimation, design, procurement, and construction with internal and external resources.
Develop solutions to resolve findings from PHA, Root Cause Analysis, Technical Integrity and Operational Excellence audits, etc. Responsible for integration of safety, operation, reliability and maintenance needs into projects. Investigate reliability issues and implement improvements to achieve the site's reliability targets. Developing scope for energy assessment projects to reduce variable costs. Provide electrical and instrument engineering support for plant improvements from concept through installation. Interface with maintenance and operations to develop project scope and budgetary estimates to prioritize and develop funding request with project engineering.
Supports the Technical Manager in the preparation of capital budgets. Manage dedicated plant E&I expense projects. Secure resources within the dimension of the project and maintain accurate accounting for the various phases in accordance with company accounting disciplines. Accountable for declared targets of costs and schedule for dedicated projects. Transfer of complete project to the Operations & Maintenance organization. Review PLC programming logic when designer as site representative during the detailed engineering design phase. General understanding of PLC programming. Interface with the DCS Engineer and Fail Safe Controller systems. Work with the DCS Engineer for point assignments. Ability to problem solve/trouble shoot electrical and instrument situations. Work with instrument technicians during installation to provide troubleshooting support. Interface with vendors for major capital projects to support equipment selection. Apply layer of protection analysis and SIS concepts and interface with maintenance for PM optimization. Identification of critical equipment and instrumentation and supports maintenance in the optimization of the mechanical integrity program including PM/PDM programs. Interface with the Global Project Engineering Group during the design and installation of major capital projects for integration into the site's systems.
Responsible for ensuring that projects design complies with codes & standards. Support a culture where teamwork and close cooperation of all business activities working towards company values and goals is the highest priority. Support a culture in which employee health, safety, environmental stewardship and high reliability are the top priorities. Liaises with vendors and third party equipment experts to resolve reliability and performance issues. Uses continuous learning in order to achieve better reliability at lower costs. Responsible for acquisition and sharing of best practices from inside and outside the plant through Knowledge Management, participates in relevant communities and interfaces with organizations to implement best practices and engineering standards.
• BS Degree in Electrical Engineering
• 3+ years of manufacturing experience.
• Project Management experience a plus
• Familiarity with electrical engineering standards
• Understanding of applicable laws, guidelines, principles and codes
• Skill in collaborative problem-solving and trouble shooting
• Ability to work with third party suppliers
• Organizational and planning skills including ability to set priorities
• Technical and analytic skill to identify opportunities for cost savings
• Demonstrated electrical and/or instrument engineering skills and capabilities
• PLC Programming a plus
Send resume to email@example.com.
Manager, Chemicals R&D Catalysts
Houston, TX Technology Center
SUMMARY: This position provides leadership and direction to a team of researches and technicians to identify, develop and industrialize catalyst (new and optimization of existing) and process improvements in the technologies utilized to produce commodity and specialty chemicals to reduce costs and increase yields.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES: 1) Provide leadership and direction to a group of 3 – 4 professionals and 4 – 5 technicians. Coach and develop team members. 2) Develop strong working relationships with 3rd party catalyst and technology providers to support the group’s efforts to identify, develop and implement new and improved catalysts for chemical manufacturing process. 3) Champion strong HSE performance of group. 4) Manage group budget. 5) Develop strong working relationships with manufacturing, engineering, licensing and business colleagues.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:
Education: PhD in Inorganic Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.
Work Experience: 1. 10 - 15 years of industrial experience in catalysis and or engineering, with a proven track record of successful industrializations. 2. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in catalysis.
Critical Competencies/Behaviors: 1. Results orientation, 2. Ability to solve complex problems. 3. Ability to influence others within R&D as well as outside R&D (engineering, manufacturing and commercial organizations). 4. Must show high degree of competency in presentations to Upper Management. 5. Must have strong interpersonal skills to communicate and interact with other people, individually and in groups. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
OLEFIN FURNACE CHE
To ~ $135K
Client is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies. The company manufactures products at 58 sites in 18 countries. The Global Engineering Services (GES) is a world-class, central engineering support organization – advancing continuous performance improvements in our manufacturing facilities worldwide. GES executes global projects in China, Saudi Arabia, and Thailand. We have offices in the United States, Germany, France, Italy, and India composed of multi-lingual professionals in our talented resource pool.
This is a truly exceptional opportunity for the high-performing Process Engineer with furnace expertise in olefins and hydrocarbons to join our prestigious team of experts. US offices are currently located at our Channelview Complex only 19 short miles from downtown Houston, TX. This position offers a highly competitive base salary, annual bonus, profit sharing program, excellent 401K match, leading comprehensive benefits and much more. Relocation is available.
The Global Process Engineer will have a global focus for setting priorities and plans for cracking furnace improvements for all sites. Value generation will be achieved through improvements in cracking furnace operation leading to improved availability and yields resulting in increased plant EBITDA. Client has a total of 117 cracking furnaces worldwide, with 4 "new" worldscale furnaces under construction in the US Gulf Coast.
Responsibilities: Provide guidance around advances in safe operation of the furnaces. Some of the process safety-focus areas deal with furnace lighting procedures, interlocks, and furnace over-pressure protection. Participate and/or lead project teams where new furnaces or large improvements in furnaces. Provide guidance and direction for environmental permit applications and compliance. Work closely with the GES Mechanical Furnace Specialist to evaluate, test, justify, and implement advances in furnace technology. Actively participate and/or lead Olefins Hydrocarbons and Furnace Technical Networks to set goals, and influence and lead best practice identification and implementation. Stay current with industry developments and benchmarking to identify future opportunities and develop long range furnace plans for each site.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering. 6/15 years of progressively responsible chemical engineering experience within the refining, petrochemical, or chemical process industries. Olefins and Hydrocarbons plant experience is a prerequisite. Experience with operations, improvement, optimization, and design of Olefins plant cracking furnaces is an asset. Solid understanding of unit operations and process safety management systems.
• Excellent written & verbal communication skills. Experienced user of Aspen simulation tools. Ability to prepare and deliver complex technical reports and presentations. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Proven ability to devise new approaches to problems encountered. No visa sponsorship. Send Resume to email@example.com.
Energy Management Specialist - Engineer Associate
Freeport, TX or Geismar, LA
Salary: $100K to $138K + 20% bonus opp + relo + 50% Travel + Home buyout
B.S. in Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering required. Certified Energy Manager (CEM) preferred. A minimum of 12 years of degreed engineering experience Basic understanding of operating practices of the energy supply industries. Fundamental knowledge of program/project organization and management. Understanding of basic economic principles including investment evaluation. At least 6 years of experience in Plant Utilities engineering and optimization. This position requires all candidates to either currently possess or obtain and maintain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) Card from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Preferred process plant operation and/or engineering. 3+ years experience as a Supervisor of Site Utilities The principal responsibilities of this position include the following: Develop strategies for production of utilities including steam, electricity, demineralized water, cooling water, compressed air and wastewater treatment. Establish and maintain a strong, formal energy efficiency program through the use of technology, reporting systems and plant reviews in order to optimize energy usage. Organize, participate in and lead energy optimization workshops. Review investment proposals which involve energy production, conservation or significant consumption to assure proper use of technology and correct economic evaluation. Develop site energy concepts for all major manufacturing sites by the analysis of present and future demands, condition of production facilities and impacts of potential conservation programs to assure optimal development of energy projects and programs. Work with state and federal officials as well as other companies to positively affect governmental regulations and legislation that affect energy and utilities.
The Company will purchase the Candidate's existing home in a relocation package if the home does not sell. Travel-50% Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mechanical Design Engineer Associate
Salary: $115k- $139k + 20% Bonus Opp DOE+ Relo + Home Buyout
BS in Mechanical Engineering and a minimum of 15 years of relevant experience. Experience in the Chemical and/or Petrochemical industry. Familiarity with Industry Codes for stationary and rotating equipment. Basic familiarity with engineering, purchasing, accounting and construction practices. Good communication and computer skills. Self starter with high level of results orientation. Familiarity of SAP is a plus. Support the development of basic and detailed design of new plants and their infrastructure as well as additions or modifications to existing facilities, in coordination with other Design Disciplines and Project Managers. Responsible for Mechanical Engineering compliance with project requirements on quality, cost and schedule for assigned projects. Preparing mechanical specifications and performing bid evaluations for: stationary equipment (pressure vessels, storage tanks, heat exchangers) rotating equipment (pumps, compressors, agitators, blowers and their drivers Reviewing Vendor drawings for specification compliance. Providing mechanical engineering discipline input into project schedules. Monitoring the type of work described above when performed by outside contractor engineers and designers, for specification compliance, timeliness and cost effectiveness. Interpretation and adherence to company Technical Standards, industry standards and regulatory codes.
EXPERIENCE DESIRED IN: Preparation of estimates for Mechanical Equipment scope Plant start-up and troubleshooting Interfacing with Operations, Vendors, and Construction Contractors throughout design, construction, and startup. KNOWLEDGE IN THE FOLLOWING
AREAS IS A PLUS: HVAC design Solids Handling Piping Stress Analysis Fired Heaters
The Company will purchase the Candidate's existing home in a relocation package if the home does not sell. Travel-25% Send resume to email@example.com.
Process Plant Design Engineer
$90,000 - $125,000
Eastern OK/ Tulsa, OK
Process Plant Design Engineer will work with project teams during construction and completion phases of process plant construction projects. Will be heavily involved in P&ID development, material balance, and line size and hydraulic calculations. Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering. 5+ years of experience in process plant construction projects. US Permanent Residency or US Citizenship status. There is up to 25% travel with this role. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rotating Equipment Engineer
$75,000 - $105,000
Gainesville/ Jacksonville, FL
Growing Chemical company seeking a Rotating Machinery engineer with 10+ years of experience in application of rotating equipment for chemical processing. Rotating machinery experience must be in API & ANSI centrifugal pumps, compressors, steam turbines, gears, lubricating oil systems. BS ME required from US Accredited University. Location is about an hour from Jacksonville, FL Send resume to email@example.com.
Process Controls Engineer
$82,000 to $129,000 + 15/20% Bonus.
Denver CO area
The Process Controls Engineer is responsible for the design, configuration, and maintenance of regulatory process control applications in the refinery. . Identify and implement new regulatory process control applications and strategies to improve reliability, safety, and profitability of the refinery. . Revise existing regulatory process control applications due to changes in process conditions, equipment, and instrumentation. . Develop and maintain Control Narratives. . Configure DCS to achieve automation objectives. . Develop and use metrics to monitor, maintain, troubleshoot, and improve performance of existing regulatory process control applications utilizing tools such as loopscout, tunewizard, or other tools. . Coordinate applications and troubleshooting with Area Engineers and Operations. Point of contact for the Engineering queue in SAP. . Interface with the Maintenance and Reliability Group through the Maintenance Work Process. . Coordinate Alarm Management Issues and facilitate Alarm Rationalization Meetings. . Participate in HAZOPs and P&ID reviews. . Provide back up support for DCS administrator. . Improve workforce understanding of regulatory process control applications by assisting the Training Department in implementing training initiatives as it applies to regulatory process control applications. . Provide design, configuration support, and start-up assistance for DCS capital projects. Coordinate with operations for input into regulatory process controls and graphics. . Participate in Company Technical Engineering Networks.
DECISION MAKING . Makes independent decisions required in planning, organizing, and completing technical assignments along with reviewing and evaluating recommendations and actions proposed by other technical personnel. . Recommendations are normally reviewed for overall impact and soundness of judgment but are usually accepted as technically accurate and feasible. . Assignments are generally given in terms of general objectives. PROBLEM SOLVING (Complexity of challenge, support available) . Strong troubleshooting skills with the ability to clearly present/communicate data using audience appropriate skills. . Uses advanced analysis to identify unit process and control related issues and works with others to bring resolution to complex issues. . Assesses and implements new and innovative technologies to improve regulatory process control applications.
Know-how: . Experience in process design/process operations . Demonstrated ability to effectively work alone or as part of a multi-disciplined technical team supporting process controls, maintenance, and operations. . Ability to manage multiple and changing priorities under deadlines . Understanding and applying refinery economics to Advanced Control and Optimization applications.
Experience background required: Experience in implementing regulatory process controls . Refinery experience preferred . Undergraduate Degree in Engineering (preferably Chemical with a process control specialization) . A minimum of 5 years experience with process control technologies in a refinery or petrochemical environment.
Working Conditions: . The refinery is a complex work environment with potentially rapid changing conditions. Stress comes from striving to keep applications tuned and working to maximize profitability while working with people of different levels of experience and understanding of control applications. . Working hours can be long and non-standard due to turnarounds, unit start ups, upset conditions, or call outs.
ADDITONAL DATA The Process Controls Engineer is a position of leadership and he/she must demonstrate principled behaviour and sound business ethics; show consistency among principles, values and behavior; build trust with others through his/her own authenticity and integrity (i.e., follow through on commitments). The Process Controls Engineer must demonstrate superior communication skills to influence others. Written communication must be clear, concise and well constructed. Oral communication must be exceptional. Both formal and informal presentations must be well organized and clearly understood. Listening skills must also be superior and include the following activities: hear the message, interpret the message correctly, evaluate the message and respond to the message. Must be able to communicate process control concepts to people of various levels of understanding and experience. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sr. Rotating Machinery Engineer
Pasadena (Houston), TX
Est Base $115/$150K
The Area Reliability Engineer will provide rotating machinery engineering support for Operations and Maintenance in a given area. This position is discipline specific and will be focused on tactical as well as strategic issues. Engagement across several departments and with all levels of site leadership is expected. The responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Responsibilities include: Identifying and solving area specific reliability issues using data driven methodologies. . Supporting the Asset Team Reliability Engineer by providing asset team/discipline specific mentoring. Participating in or leading an Asset Team Reliability Improvement Team. Monitoring monthly production losses and maintenance costs to identify top discipline specific problems. Solving high priority reliability issues by focusing on discipline specific reliability improvements. Maintaining an opportunity list for area and periodically calibrating with Asset Team leadership. . Leading RCFA, FMEA, or Engineering studies to develop solutions to major issues. Completing six non-facilitated RCFA's per year. Gathering information from all elements of the work force as well as championing the implementation of solutions with management by using strong communication skills. Identifying Cost Improvement and Energy Saving Projects. Supporting Staff Engineer in developing data for site Reliability Reports. Providing technical support for PHA's. May be tasked to lead a site wide reliability improvement program focused on an asset class. . Providing justification and facilitating the purchase of major spare parts. Leading the Management of Change process for mechanically centered changes and providing technical review. Supporting turnaround activity as needed.
Qualifications: . Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering . Minimum of 10+ years related experience in a refining or petrochemical plant environment . Knowledge of engineering codes/standards and best practices related to rotating machinery . Experience working with operating processes, equipment and materials of construction . Vibration analysis certification is a plus . Ability to effectively evaluate equipment performance and identify problems. Experience with small projects and failure analysis methods . Ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbal . Proficiency in Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, etc.)
This Houston refinery is one of the largest refineries designed to process heavy, high-sulfur crude oil. Our ~ 270,000-barrel-per-day refinery is strategically located on the U.S. Gulf Coast with access to interstate pipelines and the Port of Houston. The facility covers approximately 700 acres at the city limits of Houston and Pasadena, Texas. The refinery has the ability to transform very heavy high-sulfur crude oil into clean fuels including reformulated gasoline and low-sulfur diesel. Other products include heating oil, jet fuel, olefins feedstocks, aromatics, lubricants and petroleum coke. . The Houston refinery was one of the first petroleum refineries constructed on the Houston Ship Channel and traces its origin to 1918. The initial plant was operated by Sinclair Refining and later by Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO). The refinery was part of a joint venture with CITGO Petroleum from 1993 - 2006. The company reacquired full ownership of the plant in 2006 and the refinery, operating as Houston Refining LP, is now a wholly owned subsidiary of our Client. Send resume to email@example.com.
SENIOR RESEARCH SCIENTIST
Houston (Sugarland), TX
CLIENT is one of the largest petrochemical companies in the world, operating 16 R&D laboratories in 40 countries, with annual revenues of about 50 billion US dollars (Larger than DuPont). CLIENT AMERICAS, an affiliate of CLIENT with headquarters in Houston, Texas, operates a Technology Center whose mission is catalyst discovery and development and process R&D aimed at processes designed to manufacture commodity chemicals from petrochemical feedstocks.
Looking for someone who has a PhD in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry and a research background in catalysis. We'd like someone with 7+ years in industry past their PhD. Heterogeneous catalysis. Refining or petrochemical makes no difference. However, I will say that we aren't looking for any polymerization catalyst people. An exceptional reputation of proven scientific excellence is preferred for this position (publications, patents, presentations, etc.). The candidate should be a good mentor, inspire teamwork and cooperation, be well organized, and have excellent communication skills. He or she should be able to create, foster and drive a culture for innovation.
The work location is a pleasant wooded area about 20 miles southwest of Houston, Texas, with good housing and schools in Sugar Land, Texas. CLIENT offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senior Refinery Process Assessment Engineer
Salary Est ~ $125K-$170K+bonus (avg. 16%), + full operating Co. benefits, etc.
The Co. is one of the largest petrochemical companies in the world (LARGER THAN DUPONT), operating 16 R&D laboratories, in 40 countries, and with annual revenue of about 40 billion US dollars. CLIENT operates a Technology Center in the Houston, TX area whose mission includes the assessment of competitive process technologies for making commodity chemicals from petrochemical feedstocks PARTICULARLY various types of REFINERIES - Crude, Condensate, etc.. This Center is currently seeking experienced Process Engineers to help evaluate a portfolio of both existing and emerging technologies in support of internal R&D projects, M&A and licensing activities. The successful candidate should have 10-20+ years of broad-scope petroleum refinery experience working with most of the major process units, overall refinery configuration, process economics, design and evaluation. An advanced degree in Chemical Engineering is preferred, but is not a requirement. Expected skills should include the following:
About 10-20 min. years of experience in refinery process development, licensing or conceptual process design engineering. . A record of evaluating competitive technologies using process synthesis tools such as ASPEN. Conceptualizing or developing optimal flow sheets for emerging technologies are very highly desired . Comparative process economics evaluation skills are essential for this position. . Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential. The candidate should be a good mentor, inspire teamwork and cooperation, be well organized, and have excellent communication skills. He or she should be comfortable and experienced in dealing with outside engineering companies.
The work location is a pleasant wooded area about 20 miles southwest of Houston, Texas, with good housing and schools in Sugar Land, Texas. The Co. offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Occasional international travel will be required. Send resume to email@example.com.
PROJECT ENGINEER - CIVIL
To USD $140,000 Base + Overseas Expat Allowances
Ad-Dammam, Saudi Arabia
(Recruiting from USA and Canada)
As one of the world's largest fully integrated energy enterprises, the client’s not only looks for individuals who can meet their expectations but for those individuals who can exceed them. Their intent is to become the world's leading integrated energy company by 2020. The professional rewards at this company are amazing, but so too are the lifestyle and benefits. The Project Management Organization designs and constructs numerous multi-billion dollar mega projects as well as many other oil & gas projects. The organization manages and executes projects from multiple offices geographically scattered throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Duties & Responsibilities: Designs or studies structural modifications to facilities such as industrial shop buildings, warehouses, residences, marine piers, oil handling, processing, storage and pipeline facilities, facilities, sewer systems, roads and streets. Occasionally called upon to design new facilities of the types mentioned. Execute capital projects according to the scope, schedule and budget. Responsibility for project development: preliminary engineering to detail designs to construction and the final and safe turnover to proponent. Manage General Engineering Services (GES) design contractor activities during the development of project proposal, include definition of project work scope and schedule requirements. Development of detailed estimate leading to funding appropriation and approval. Development and preparation of contracting plan and strategy for solicitation, evaluation and awarding of contract for detailed engineering, procurement and construction. Manage contractor preparation of detailed design drawings, material specifications and procurement, and/or construction bid packages. Coordinate activities and resolve issues among proponents, contractors and other parties to allow construction activities to progress according to plan and final mechanical completion.
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Engineering with seven years of related experience, preferably in the oil industry or similar process industry. USA or Canadian Citizens Only. Send resume to Jim Garrett at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Staffing Since 1979
Laguna Beach, CA 92651