Conducts engineering assignments for the Engineering Department, working independently and acting as resource and lead position for less experienced personnel.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: (functions considered essential as defined by ADA)
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 budgets, and identifying and developing process design of additions and improvement to existing processes
Implements Projects by monitoring performance, taking corrective actions, providing feedback to project team such as generating, monitoring, and updating operating procedures and reporting weekly/monthly, and negotiating for materials, supplies and services
Completes Projects by delivering output, wrapping-up administrative details, evaluating the project in its entirety
Analyzes the economics of each project where appropriate; calculates ROI for proposed projects
Acts as a mentor to other engineers
Tracks performance measures and recommends parameters
Uses past knowledge and experience to ensure safe, environmentally secure, and efficient operations
Provides documentation and operating analysis for management
May be required to do some or all of the following:
Supports and optimize refinery or pipeline/terminal operations with troubleshooting skills
Designs chemical or other plant equipment and devise processes for manufacturing chemicals and products
Designs pipeline/terminal or other equipment and devise processes for crude and refined product movements via pipeline, terminals and/or tankage
Conducts research to develop new and improved chemical manufacturing processes.
Designs, plans layout, and oversees personnel engaged in constructing, controlling, and improving equipment for carrying out chemical processes on a commercial scale
Provides mechanical, civil, and structural review for all new, existing, and revamped equipment and facilities to ensure consistency with applicable design standards such as API, ASME, NFPA, ANSI, OSHA, etc.
Starts up assistance for existing as well as new facilities
Performs economic analyses and fill ROI and AFE reports for capital upgrades
Determines most effective arrangement of operations, such as mixing, crushing, heat transfer, distillation, oxidation, hydrogenation, and polymerization
Develops and implement processing methods and controls to meet quality standards in the most cost efficient manner
Investigates and resolve work-in-process problems.
Recommends and implement improvements and/or modification in sequence of operations, equipment utilization, and related matters
Reviews proposals of outside vendors regarding the purchase of new or modernization of existing processing equipment
Special assignments or tasks assigned to the employee by their supervisor, as determined from time to time in their sole and complete discretion.