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Process Engineer - Principal

Principal Process Engineer

An independent downstream energy limited partnership owning and operating a refining business in Wynnewood, Oklahoma is seeking a Principal Process Engineer.

The Principal Process Engineer will perform all functions of Process Engineer, as well as being accountable for selected process area support. The Principal Process Engineer should manage one or more special projects that will affect the day-to-day operation and long-term profitability of the refinery and will be able to provide PFD updates, process modeling, and process safety/MOC/HAZOP/PSV evaluation.  



  • Provide Technical Support for Plant Operations

  • May be assigned to a specific unit(s) within the Refinery with responsibilities of daily monitoring and troubleshooting of the area(s), process optimization, design and development of capital projects

  • Level of supervision will depend on the complexity of projects

  • Mentor and, at times, provide supervision to engineers and technicians in the refinery

  • Propose new work procedures that will impact efficiency and effectiveness

  • Assist the group in development of Key Process Indicators and other process monitoring tools

  • Help prioritize group projects and activities and coordinate with overall refinery needs

  • Assist with the group interaction with other Refinery groups (Safety, Environmental, Operations, Controls, Economics and Purchasing), including identification of key compliance requirements and product specifications

  • Assist with the group interaction with outside vendors, contract process engineering services, and Industry Groups

  • Develop or assist in individual equipment specifications and provide recommendations on technology and bid selection

  • Within his/her sphere of responsibility, insure drawing reviews and specific Management Of Change Orders are reviewed on a timely basis

  • Participate in equipment inspections, process safety reviews and process hazard analysis

  • Participate in refinery turnarounds, including any required 24 hour shift coverage and support for individual process callout requirements


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering required

  • Minimum of 10 years engineering experience required

  • Experience with capital and operating cost estimating and economic analysis

  • Knowledge and skills with process simulation software, such as PRO-II, HYSYS or PROMAX

  • Strong computer skills with Excel and Word

  • Minimum of 10 years of combined refinery process engineering and refinery operations experience required. This experience must include a broad range of process unit technologies

  • Strong mathematical, reasoning, and problem solving skills with the ability to create/edit P&ID's and PFDs

  • Fluent in English, oral and written required

Nesco Resource is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.

Job Number: 19-00402
Job Location: Wynnewood, OK
Rate: 0.0USD/Hour
Per Diem: --
Overtime: --
Duration: Direct
Start Date: 2019-01-04 00:00:00.0
Input Date: 01/04/2019
Last Updated: 01/30/2019
Attention: Kristy Thompson
Address: 101 COMMERCE ST STE 3001
City, State: LAKE MARY, FL 32746
Phone: 407/710-8000
Fax Phone: 407/710-8001

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