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Refining - Process Engineer

LA, LA
POSITION DETAILS: We are currently seeking a Process Engineer. In this role you will provide technical expertise in all aspects of process design and processing techniques sued by the refinery to ensure the following:
  • Conduct daily process unit monitoring and alarm rationalization
  • Optimize production to assure lowest cost with maximum output
  • Implement safety, environmental consciousness, and reliability into day to day decision making
  • Adopt principles of continuous improvement to drive out waste and inefficiency and enhance profitability
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Conducts daily unit health monitoring consistent with company Expectations
  • Performs engineering calculations (i.e., mass balances, energy balances, conversion calculations) to optimize equipment design and assure product quality
  • Gathers, analyzes, and interprets unit test data to assist in troubleshooting operating problems and developing revised process designs
  • Generates and maintains informational database(s) on pertinent process variables for troubleshooting and optimization
  • Makes recommendations to improve unit yield and/or optimize energy consumption
  • Initiates and justifies new projects, additional monitoring, and improvements to the unit
  • Collaborates with appropriate subject matter experts, and manager concerning unusual problems and developments
  • Develops and evaluates plans and criteria for a variety of projects within his/her responsibility area
  • Assesses the feasibility and soundness of proposed engineering evaluation tests, products, or equipment
  • Maintains awareness of all Safety, Health, and Environmental issues that impact the refinery and personnel
  • Evaluates the economic feasibility of projects assigned and provides Process engineering services during engineering, construction, and start-up of projects
  • May provide Process Engineering support during turnarounds
POSITION REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
  • 3+ years of experience in the chemical or petroleum industry
  • Proficient user of MS Office Suite
NECESSARY ATTRIBUTES
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of an organization
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership and team capabilities when necessary
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