Skills: Facilities Engineer, Process Control, Process Engineer
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Pascagoula, MS, US
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Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy.
Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Process Control Engineer located in Pascagoula MS,Refinery.
HIGH LEVEL JOB DESCRIPTION/SCOPE:
Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:
• Serves as a specialist in designing, implementing, and maintaining multivariable control applications (DMCplus) and the applications that support the multivariable control applications (inferred properties, et al).
• Responsible for tuning of control loops, support of Honeywell TDC-3000 and/or Yokogawa distributed control systems (DCS), and assistance in training console operators.
• Implements and maintains multivariable process control applications that are consistent with short-term and long-term operating plans.
• Implements and maintains inferential calculations to support advanced control and optimization applications.
• Implements and maintains basic and advanced regulatory process control strategies.
• Provides daily process control support for console operators.
• Monitors control application performance and utilization to ensure consistency with short-term and long-term operating plans.
• Identifies and resolves control performance issues by coordinating with colleagues in other areas of specialization (instrumentation, analyzers, process, mechanical equipment, etc.)
• Identifies and captures opportunities for improving the safety, reliability, and operability of the operating area through process control improvements.
• Trains refinery personnel on the effective use of process control applications and systems.
• Acts as a mentor/resource for refinery process and control engineers. Influences and improves work processes for a global refining technical system.
• Demonstrates knowledge of operating area interactions with the rest of the refinery and helps troubleshoot process problems in the operating area and refinery.
• Maintains and grows process control skills by attending onsite and offsite training.
• Reports to the Process Control Team Leader within the refinery.
• Willing to train candidate with process knowledge in multivariable control, DCS, and basic control theory.
• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering preferred.
• Minimum of (a) 2 years of experience in Process Engineering /Process Control Engineering or (b) a minimum of 5 years experience in operations/control systems support in refining, petrochemical, or chemical industry.
• Proven ability to communicate effectively with many work groups including Operations, Maintenance, Technical and Planning.
• Demonstrated knowledge of refinery or petrochemical process is critical.
• Proven ability to communicate in a clear, concise manner both orally and in writing. Able to communicate technical ideas to a wide range of groups within the refinery.
• Demonstrated ability to originate, facilitate, and deploy new ideas; self-motivated.
• Demonstrated initiative to own and champion key technical initiatives.
• Proven ability to handle multiple simultaneous activities
(a) Minimum of 2 years of Process Engineering or Process Control Engineering experience in refining, petrochemical, or chemical industry ( Masters and PhD will be considered in lieu of experience) or (b) a minimum of 5 years experience in operations/control systems support in refining, petrochemical, or chemical industry.
Personal and Process Safety:
Demonstrated commitment to supporting safe work practices and Incident and Injury Free (IIF) initiatives. Fluent with Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) methods. Consistent, visible discipline and leadership in promoting a safety conscience culture and following the Tenets of Operation. Experience with risk assessments such as PHA, Hazops, LOPAs. Knowledge of MOC process and operating procedures.
Demonstrated knowledge of refinery or petrochemical process is critical. Ability to analyze data and develop recommendations to improve reliability, operation and optimization of refinery processes and control systems.
Teamwork and Communication:
Ability to work within and lead cross-functional teams, engage stakeholders in developing and deploying procedures. Work collaboratively with customers to implement changes and optimize systems. Proven ability to communicate effectively with many work groups such as Operations, Maintenance, Technical and Planning. Demonstrated ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner both orally and in writing. Regulatory Disclosure for US Positions:Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation. Chevron participates in E-Verify in certain locations as required by law.
Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies. Our success is driven by our people and their commitment to get results the right way – by operating responsibly, executing with excellence, applying innovative technologies and capturing new opportunities for profitable growth. Some of our specialties include generating power and produce geothermal energy; investing in profitable renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions; and developing the energy resources of the future, including researching advanced biofuels.
Our diverse and highly skilled workforce consists of approximately 64,700 employees, including more than 3,200 service station employees. At Chevron, we’re focused on safely delivering the energy needed to power human and economic progress worldwide. But how do we do that when harnessing fossil fuels can be inherently risky? To meet these challenges, Chevron has spent more than 20 years expanding systems that support a culture of safety and environmental stewardship that strives to achieve unequaled performance and prevent all serious incidents and fatalities. We call this Operational Excellence, and it drives everything we do.
Diversity & Inclusion
We’re committed to reflecting in our workforce the rich diversity of cultures and racial and ethnic backgrounds in the communities where we live and work. We’re also devoted to encouraging a diversity of ideas.
Diversity is one of the cornerstones of our values, which we call The Chevron Way. The Chevron Way states:
“We learn from and respect the cultures in which we work. We value and demonstrate respect for the uniqueness of individuals and the varied perspectives and talents they provide. We have an inclusive work environment and actively embrace a diversity of people, ideas, talents and experiences.”
As a core value, diversity is critical to developing a talented, high-performing workforce needed for ongoing business success. The Chevron Way’s focus on people has helped establish a culture that attracts, develops and retains more diverse talent.
We Support Career & Personal Development
We value the importance of managing work/life priorities by offering flexible work schedules, on-site child care at some facilities, adoption assistance, dual-career couple support, scholarships and tuition reimbursement.
At Chevron, you’ll find a workplace committed to your professional development. You’ll receive support and tools to create your own career path, including education assistance support which pays up to 75% of the cost (including tuition, textbooks, lab fees, and registration and administration fees) for approved courses. To strengthen organizational capability, we develop our employees’ and contractors’ skills and experience through our Invest in People strategy. As part of this strategy, discussions focused on continually improving individual performance are held between managers and employees.