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Location: Kapolei, HI


The Role

Reporting to the Operations Supervisor, you will be responsible for operating assigned processing, treating and/or distribution equipment by manual and/or instrument control under supervision. As part of your specific responsibilities, in the following areas, you will:

  • Comply with and enforces established rules and regulations in use of safety and environmental equipment.
  • Start up and shut down process equipment and systems such as pump, air coolers, reciprocating and centrifugal compressors. Maintains fired furnaces in good and safe operating conditions.
  • Execute daily shift turnover effectively and attend daily safety meetings.
  • Perform pipefitting duties.
  • Monitor and adjust process equipment, process flows, temperatures, levels and pressures.
  • Assist in trouble shooting equipment and process-related problems.
  • Recognize hazards and take action to eliminate and/or mitigate the situation.
  • Use Stop Work authority as needed
  • Draw product samples for quality control testing. Performs field quality control tests as required.
  • Transfer products from tank to tank for blending and shipping.
  • Maintain or fill out surveys, checklists, inventories and journals as necessary. Monitors maintenance requirements and prepares notifications for work.
  • Maintain assigned work area and equipment in a safe, orderly and clean condition. Reports any unsafe or abnormal conditions.
  • Attend emergency response classes and responds to refinery emergencies as required.
  • Work closely with maintenance, environmental and inspectors
  • Assist in the instruction of trainees
  • Perform other duties as required.

The Opportunity

  • Operator Trainee at a Growth-Oriented Energy Company
  • Ability to learn the oil and gas industry from the ground up
  • Scheduled and optional overtime available
  • Four-day work-week

The Requirements
To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the Operator Trainee opportunity, you will:

  • Have successful experience and/or training in an electro-mechanical operation or trade is preferred
  • Be able to respond to operational emergencies in the refinery.
  • Be able to communicate clearly both orally and in writing.
  • Be prepared to accept training in fire-fighting, CPR, first-aid and perform these functions.
  • Be able to use wrenches, screw-drivers, small-to-medium sized hand tools and measuring tapes.
  • Possess a valid driver's license.
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Must be in good physical condition as light to medium physical work is required, frequently climbing heights of 100 feet (10 stories) or more, carrying equipment of 50 lbs. or more, and working outdoors and in confined space
  • To perform essential job functions, frequent walking, standing, reaching overhead, gripping and climbing required.
  • Vision must be correctable to 20/40 vision or better with good depth perception and able to distinguish colors. Contact lenses shall not be worn as there will be exposure to foreign particles.
  • Must be able to hear satisfactorily as conversations will frequently take place with loud background equipment noise; a hearing aid is acceptable.

Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.


Location: Kapolei, HI


The Role

Reporting to the Manager Turnaround, Projects, and Inspection, you will play a key role in managing the refineries TA's and scheduled unit outages by planning, scheduling, and executing a vetted work list. This includes leading the core TA team, developing and executing a contracting strategy, estimating costs, leading the detailed planning process, optimizing the outage schedule, coordinating work with other refinery groups, manpower loading, managing TA materials, TA reporting, and leading the pre-TA, TA, and post-TA execution to ensure TA's and outages are safe and compliant.


As part of your specific responsibilities, in the following areas, you will:

  • Select representatives and lead core team for outages and TA's in order to engage the refinery for success
  • Develop and execute a contracting strategy for each outage and TA including selection of contractors and ensuring appropriate travel and lodging arrangements
  • Identify, understand, and follow applicable safety, environmental, cost, schedule, and quality expectations
  • Estimate and track cost, cash flow, and manpower/resource loading for outages, TA's and work list items
  • Lead the process to develop detailed plans for each work list item including setting a planning standard, assigning work list items to planners (including you), planning work list items, tracking planning progress, reviewing plans, approving plans, and issuing work packages that contain detailed instructions for crafts to perform work including, but not limited to, drawings, schematics, P&ID, Safety Risk Matrix and/JSA, safety data sheet (SDS), Management of Change package, work or repair history, material list, and permits
  • Collaborate with other refinery groups (e.g. Inspection, Projects, Operations, Technical, Maintenance, Safety, Environmental, etc.) to ensure TA and outage plans are acceptable
  • Determine critical path and optimize outage and TA schedules to the extent needed using SAP planning tools, Microsoft Projects, Primavera and/or other tools
  • Manage TA and outage materials by ensuring we specify what we need, receiving material from our warehouse, kitting, tracking, and issuing material for work packages, and inventorying remaining materials
  • Develop org charts to execute TA and outage work
  • Lead the execution of pre-TA work, TA work, and post-TA work including monitoring progress and resource usage for adherence to plan during execution. Coordinate with management on issues impacting TA activities such as resource adjustments, work schedules, and critical paths. Recommend corrective actions to increase productivity and reduce costs while ensuring compliance with safety and environmental procedures.
  • Provide accurate and timely reporting of turnaround safety, schedule, cost, and other performance metrics.
  • Maintain TA documentation.
  • Actively pursue TA improvement opportunities
  • Reliable and engaged in furthering organizational goals, demonstrated by maintaining high standards of personal performance, professional growth, and attendance
  • Fosters trusting relationships with co-workers and cross-functional work areas
  • Professional behaviors that mirror our Company values of Integrity, Creativity, Hard Work and Respect for Others
  • Assist with training as needed and assigned
  • Perform other duties as assigned

The Opportunity

  • As the Turnaround Event Lead at a Growth-Oriented Energy Company you will play a critical role in the success of refineries Turnarounds and shutdowns
  • Enjoy exposure to Senior Management while working with all multiple departments to ensure successful planning and execution of the TAs, outages, and shutdowns.

The Requirements
To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the Turnaround Event Lead opportunity, you will have:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 10+ years petrochemical maintenance planning and/or craft maintenance supervision
  • Successful experience managing multiple projects and meeting deadlines
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite to include Word, Outlook, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
  • Experience working with Microsoft Project, SAP, Primavera, and TA software desired
  • Experience working across functions through communication and collaboration

Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.


Coompetencies

  • Safety & Environmental: Demonstrates a thorough understanding of safety and environmental and how it contributes to the health and safety of employees, customers, contractors, vendors and the environment; able to analyze risks, exposure and/or root causes. Takes action to prevent and resolve safety and environmental concerns.
  • Interpersonal Relationships: Relates well to and effectively influences others within and across functions through effective communication and collaboration.
  • Decision Quality: Makes decisions in a timely manner, sometimes with incomplete information and under tight deadlines and pressure; able to make quick decisions. Makes good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience and judgement.
  • Delivering Team Results: Drives operational excellence by planning, organizing and owning work assignments from start to finish and holding people accountable for results.
  • Professional Conduct: Recognizes impact behavior has on others and demonstrates commitment, adaptability and resilience.


Physical Requuirements
Frequent walking, standing, crouching, and climbing required. Must be able to reach overhead, squat, kneel, climb and grasp. Must be able to lift light, medium, and heavy objects. Must have vision correctable to 20/40 vision or better, have depth perception, full field, and able to distinguish colors as required in order to plan and perform other duties. Cannot be afraid of heights or of being in confined spaces such as drums, towers or tanks.


Work environment

  • Full-time
  • Works 9 hour shifts, on a 9/80 schedule. Safety glasses, earplugs, gloves, steel-toed shoes, hard hats, Nomex, and respirator used when necessary. Must be available on-call as needed.
  • Work schedule requires extended hours including nights and weekends as needed.

Location: Kapolei, HI


The Role

Reporting to the Director Economics & Planning, you will coordinate refinery logistics, provide operating targets to maximize profitability, manage refinery gasoline blending and update plan to reflect changes in operation. This high visibility position is primarily tasked with creating refinery wide operating plans that are safe, feasible, and economically optimized. The tools to create these plans are the refinery LP (Haverly GRTMPS Linear Program), crude assay program (Haverly HCAMS) and yield spreadsheet - this position involves both using and maintaining these tools. The person in this role is expected to generate support and enthusiasm from Hawaii Operations and Houston Commercial/Management for the operating plan through influence and effective communication skills. Lastly, the successful candidate will also perform capital budget project economic analysis and communicate the results to Management.


As the Optimization Planning Engineer at a Growth-Oriented Energy Company you will:

  • Run Linear Program to evaluate near term refinery operations and help build an economically optimized plan. Communicates plan to refinery and corporate. Presents 3 month plan for Hawaii's refinery complex to refinery and headquarters leadership, including the CEO, during Monthly Operating Plan meetings.
  • Coordinate all refinery LP model changes and updates with the assistance of Haverly and/or outside consultant help as needed. Runs LP Model weekly to select crudes to purchase.
  • Occasionally update crude assays in HCAMS and/or HCOMET (shared responsibility).
  • Be responsible to run and maintain the yield tool (Excel using HCAMs). This tool is used weekly to generate the crude schedule and yields that form the basis for production, inventory and financial forecast for the Hawaii region.
  • Work with the refinery Technical and Operations groups to initiate, track, and finalize Crude Assay evaluations. Communicates the approved safe operating window for each crude and crude blend with refinery Operations, Management, and corporate headquarters personnel.
  • Perform economic analysis on production opportunities and helps monitor unit optimization.
  • Periodically perform LP backcast analysis for refinery and reports results to leadership, including the CEO, during Monthly Operating Plan meetings.
  • Develop weekly spreadsheet crude charge plan, crude ship mooring cadence, interacting with refinery Ops and headquarters scheduler. Principal contact on crude ship windows and plan feasibility.
  • Assist in generating weekly Production Planning spreadsheets.
  • Communicate crude run plan/actual/forecast and anticipated constraints to refinery leadership during weekly Refinery Production Planning meetings.
  • Engages technical skills to improve spreadsheet tools that are used for economic analysis and blending. Creates new spreadsheet tools as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

The Requirements
To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the Optimization Planning Engineer opportunity, you will have:

  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Chemical Engineering, required.
  • 3-5 years of oil refining experience in Process Engineering and/or Operations required
  • 5-10 years of oil refining experience, especially in Planning and Economics, Operations and Process Engineering preferred
  • Experience running a LP (Haverly GRTMPS preferred but PIMS is acceptable).
  • Experience building and maintaining a LP (Haverly GRTMPS preferred but PIMS is acceptable)
  • Experience using Haverly HCAMS to process crude assays.
  • Experience scheduling and managing crude ships
  • Must also have computer skills including proficiency with Windows and Microsoft Office suite programs, especially Excel.
  • This position requires organization and communication skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks while meeting deadlines and production requirements.


Work environment

  • Full-time
  • Works 9-hour shifts, on a 9/80 schedule. Must be able to take call outs and work overtime as needed
  • Frequent walking, standing, and sitting required.
  • Must be able to reach overhead, squat, kneel, climb and grasp.
  • Must be able to lift light, medium, and heavy objects.
  • Must have 20/40 vision or better, have depth perception, full field, and able to distinguish colors as required to perform duties.

Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.

Location: Kapolei, HI


The Role

Reporting to the Reliability Superintendent, you will be responsible for making recommendations to improve the reliability of refinery electrical and pneumatic instrumentation systems. An individual in this position is responsible for a variety of projects and assignments including maintenance an upgrading of refinery electrical and pneumatic instrumentation systems, design engineering and troubleshooting. As part of your specific responsibilities, in the following areas, you will:


  • Provide specifications and installation guidelines for electrical and pneumatic instrumentation systems. Provides technical leadership to others in the field of electrical/instrumentation.
  • Conduct troubleshooting of refinery-wide instrumentation systems.
  • Provide support/quality assurance for ongoing projects.
  • Coordinate plant efforts in performing root cause analysis (RCFA), reviewing breakdowns and failures with the intention of eliminating root causes of the failures, increasing the on-stream plant reliability, and reducing costs.
  • Recommend instrumentation upgrades and oversee the upgrade process from initiation to completion.
  • Assist in a continuous improvement process by identifying new instrumentation technology that enhance profitability and reliability.
  • Assist with P&ID development and updating (as-built P&IDs) to reflect field changes.
  • Provide technical support to the maintenance department as needed, including supervision of instrumentation checks prior to system commissioning, and troubleshooting of instrument systems.
  • Develop and maintains Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) and Equipment Instrumented System Testing procedures.
  • Identify, assist in developing and maintain instrumentation preventative maintenance (PM) plans.
  • Coordinate design engineering efforts with control systems engineering.
  • Develop and maintains standardized specifications for instrumentation selection and installation.
  • Provide primary review of vendor/contractor instrumentation design to ensure compliance with refinery specifications and applicable safety codes.
  • Assist in training of maintenance and operations personnel.
  • Must be available to work during off-hours, especially for emergencies and turnarounds.
  • Must be able to work effectively with others at all levels and functional areas of the refinery.
  • Develop PM tasks in SAP to improve reliability of electrical/instruments.
  • Keep reliability superintendent informed on all activities, opportunities, and status of assigned responsibilities.
  • Perform control valve sizing calculations. Also responsible for sizing & selection of orifice plates and other flow measurement devices.
  • Responsible for control loop tuning; control optimization.
  • Participate in the MOC (Management of Change) process.
  • Assist with a variety of other engineering initiatives for the reliability team.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The Requirements
To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the Instrumentation Reliability Engineer opportunity, you will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Chemical, or Mechanical Engineering required
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Proficient in AutoCAD a plus
  • Three (3)+ years of experience working at or directly supporting a petrochemical or similar industrial facility preferred.
  • SAP knowledge and navigation skills, such as reviewing work orders, PMs, and equipment history
  • Understanding and experience implementing the Management of Change (MOC) process
  • Design/installation experience in a refinery or manufacturing environment desired.
  • Specific experience with Foxboro IA DCS, PLC controls, pneumatic/electronic I/O devices, UPS systems and VFD controls desired.

Keys to Success
We are looking for a highly motivated, self-starter with a positive attitude. Candidates should have a natural thirst for knowledge and curiosity to drive personal and professional development.

In addition, in order to be a successful Instrumentation Reliability Engineer, you will possess the following competencies:

  • Business Understanding: Demonstrates understanding of business and how individual and departmental actions contribute to company performance.
  • Delivering Results: Delivers operational excellence by planning, organizing and owning work assignments from start to finish.
  • Interpersonal Relationships: Demonstrated capability to effectively and clearly communicate with field personnel, Technical/professional, leadership groups is vital. Must relate well to, and effectively influence, others within and across differing disciplines/functional areas/organizational levels.
  • Professional Conduct: Recognizes and takes personal responsibly for impact individual personal behavior has on others, and demonstrates professional commitment, adaptability and resilience. Accepts curative feedback in professional manner. Clear and effective verbal communication, presentation & written communications.
  • Process Management: Action oriented with an ability to organize people and activities; able to separate and combine tasks into efficient workflow(s); setting appropriate measurement tools to collect efficiency & effectiveness data; uses resources wisely, able to identify & suggest opportunities for synergy, integration, and simplification of complex processes.
  • Problem Solving: Uses rigorous logic & methods to identify & solve difficult, possibly hidden problems, with effective solutions; probing multiple sources for information & solutions to challenging problems, continues to seek the best answer, not just the first answer.
  • Priority Setting: Spends his/her time and the time of others on what is most impactful & important; ability to quickly zero in on the critical items while putting the irrelevant aside; quickly identifies what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal; eliminates roadblocks & creates focus for themselves & others.
  • Action Oriented: Takes satisfaction from a job well done and enjoys hard work; is energized by things he/she sees as challenging; innately curious, able to manage hesitancy - taking appropriate & safe action with a minimum of planning; seizes opportunities to make incremental improvements.
  • Comfort with Ambiguity: Effectively work in changeable environment with completing priorities & at times little known information. Able to decide & act suitably in uncertain situations; although seeks quality completed work, does not seek “perfection” before moving to other projects – able to correctly assess risk & accept uncertainty.

Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Must have ability to read and interpret data; prepare written communications and reports.
  • Must have ability to squat, kneel, crouch and lift, grab and carry equipment weighing up to 30 pounds (one and two handed).
  • Must have physical ability to utilize office communications and computer equipment.
  • Must be available to respond to facility emergency and/or business related needs during off-hours.
  • Ability to stand and walk.
  • Ability to see with 20/40 vision (corrective lenses acceptable).
  • Ability to hear (hearing aids acceptable) to be able to communicate with internal and external individuals, and for safety purposes.
  • Some reaching overhead, gripping, wrist movement, and finger dexterity,
  • Must have and use excellent communications skills.


Work environment

  • Full-time.
  • Schedule: 9/80, typically works on site through maintenance day Monday through Friday
  • Must be available to work during off-hours to include staff coverage needs, emergencies and turnarounds.
  • Requires after-hours work as needed - which can include late night-hours, holidays, and weekend work, including rotating 24 hour on-call status as assigned.
  • Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required.
  • Must work indoors and outdoors at time in inclement weather.
  • May be exposed to heat, noises, vibration, humidity, smoke, fumes, dust, gases, paints and thinners.
  • May be exposed to rain and other weather conditions. Safety glasses, goggles, earplugs, gloves, H2S & other gas monitors, approved Safety shoes, mask, hard hat, Nomex and at times respirator.

Location: Kapolei, HI


The Role

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, you will be providing Maintenance services to ensure equipment and plant reliability. As part of your specific responsibilities, in the following areas, you will:

  • Reading and understanding technical drawings in order to perform welding and installation of piping components, structural steel and general welding.
  • Welding using gas, electric arc, helium gas welding, and Heli arc.
  • Torqueing of bolts and blinding.
  • Perform hot taps and pipe fitting
  • Be capable of learning rigging techniques.
  • Be capable of using torqueing equipment such as pneumatic guns and hydraulic torqueing equipment.
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces such as drums, towers, and tank.
  • Must be able to work in high places while wearing fall protection equipment.
  • Compliance with all Safety, Health and Environmental Standards
  • Maintain a clean work environment

The Opportunity

  • Welder at a Growth-Oriented Energy Company
  • Offers welder training program to develop knowledge, skills, and abilities


The Requirements
To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the Welder opportunity, you will have:

  • High School Diploma Required
  • Minimum two (2) years trade school preferred
  • Five (5) years' experience as a Welder, Pipefitter or Boilermaker preferred
  • Valid driver's license

Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.

Locations:
Hilo, HI
Kapolei, HI


The Role

Under the general supervision of the Trucking Supervisor the position will perform tank truck and trailer driver duties to deliver petroleum products to company retail sites or commercial customers by following specific policies and procedures from written or verbal instructions.

$10,000 Sign On Bonus!
Relocation Support Available

Essential Job Duties

  • Receives delivery orders from the truck dispatcher, organizes delivery route to including all preparations for delivery and calls dispatcher or leaves message on recorder after each delivery.
  • Following the Department of Transportation safety specifications performs pre-delivery trip check on tank truck and fuels, inspects truck for general operating requirements, and ascertains that all required equipment is available and in good operating condition.
  • Drives a tank truck & trailer or tractor/ trailer to customer's location, connects hose to tank and opens valves, reads gauges, record amounts delivered and leaves delivery ticket receipt with customer. Loads truck and/or trailers at designated facilities following all rules and regulations for each facility.
  • Returns to the terminal at the end of the workday and completes post trip truck inspection to determine if repairs are necessary. Accurately completes all regulatory and customary paperwork.
  • Establishes/maintains good customer service and rapport while handling customer's questions or schedules. Calls customers before loading/leaving load rack to ensure the customer is able to receive the load. Answer inquiries as appropriate and/or refers customers to the trucking supervisor for assistance.
  • Maintains assigned work areas, tank truck vehicle and/or its equipment in a clean and orderly manner performing housekeeping chores as required and/or directed.
  • Follows, maintains and adheres to all safety rules and regulations for ships, loading docks, customer premises, traffic laws, rules and DOT regulations. Follows all environmental procedures and reports all safety and environmental incidents and concerns immediately to the supervisor.
  • Will perform minor work on vehicles as needed, i.e. change light bulbs, replace discharge valves, hose ears, etc.
  • Perform other duties as required and requested.

The Requirements
To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the Fuel Truck Driver opportunity, you will have:

  • Minimum high school diploma or GED required.
  • Must possess a Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Type A with TX Endorsements
  • At least three years of experience as a professional truck driver. Petroleum experience desired.
  • A clean driving abstract for the last five years.
  • General mechanical knowledge and skills.
  • A working knowledge of math and chemistry is required. Must be able to perform routine mathematical calculations.
  • Must be available to work overtime as needed and be able to commit to DOT "Hours of Service" with Par Hawaii.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 60 pounds.
  • Good communication skills, ability to work with deadlines, organizational ability and problem solving.
  • Ability to work in difficult conditions and with situations that involve customers, operations and emergencies.


Keys to Success
We are looking for a highly motivated, self-starter with a positive attitude. Candidates should have a natural thirst for knowledge and curiosity to drive personal and professional development.

In addition, in order to be a successful Fuel Truck Driver you will possess the following competencies:

  • Responsibility/Positive Work Ethic: Self-motivated; dedicated; work ethic; pride in excellence at work; willing and interested in accepting responsibility. Will go out of his/her way to do a good job; concerned about quality of work performed.
  • Driving Skills and Aptitude: Knowledgeable of DOT regulations and safety specifications. Demonstrated comparable experience driving fuel tank trucks and trailers. Able to follow policies and procedures and uphold standards and meet expectations.
  • Supportive Team Player: Can work effectively with everyone; positive influence, shares information. Has the ability and willingness to participate in a team-oriented approach to work. Can develop trust in coworkers, management, and all levels of the company.
  • Customer Service/Communication Skills: Demonstrates a high level of customer service in interactions with other customers, vendors, and service providers. Ability to communicate clearly, concisely, specifically, legibly in writing as well as verbally about conditions, problems, analyses made, actions taken, current conditions.
  • Safety/Environmental Mindedness: Follows, maintains and adheres to all safety rules and regulations, including traffic laws, rules and DOT regulations. Will take personal responsibility for safety of self and others; feels all accidents can be avoided. Follows all environmental procedures.
  • Attendance and Job Stability: Can be expected to attend regularly, and be on time. Reliable. Is not a job-hopper.
  • Physical Ability: Ability to meet all physical demands of the job.

Location: Kapolei, HI


The Role

Reporting to the Project Engineer Superintendent, you will be responsible for the execution of a variety of engineering projects involving the design, modification, development and maintenance of Refinery and Logistics facilities, while meeting all safety, technical, fiscal and schedule obligations.

As the Instrumentation Project Engineer at a Growth-Oriented Energy Company you will:

  • Coordinate the planning, design and estimating of facility improvement projects.
  • Coordinate the planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of the design for approved engineering projects within area of assigned responsibility.
  • Coordinate the activities of piping designers within area of assigned responsibility. Conduct piping design activities, as needed.
  • Develop bids, negotiate, and administer the scope of contracts for construction and services related to projects. Evaluates construction bids and writes bid summaries and recommendations based on cost and quality of proposal.
  • Develop specifications, list sheets and quotation requests for major equipment. Negotiates with vendor for purchase. Evaluates equipment bids and writes bid summaries and recommendations based on cost and technical evaluation of equipment.
  • Ensures field work is performed efficiently and safely. Coordinates with operations, logistics, maintenance, and construction personnel for all field work performed on projects.
  • Track project expenditures and controls them within the limitations of the project budget.
  • Tracks project schedule and controls it within the project time frame.
  • Provides specifications and installation guidelines for instruments, instrument systems and analyzers.
  • Provides technical leadership to others in the field of instrumentation and analyzers.
  • Performs control valve sizing calculations. Also responsible for sizing and selection of orifice plates and other flow measurement devices.
  • Assists in a continuous improvement process by identifying new information and control applications that enhance profitability and reliability.
  • Assists with P&ID development and updating (as-built P&IDs) to reflect field changes.
  • Maintains standardized specifications for instrument selection and installation.
  • Provides primary review of vendor/contractor instrumentation design to ensure compliance with refinery specifications and applicable safety codes.
  • Complies with and enforces established rules and regulations involving safety and the environment.
  • Must be available to work on off-hours especially for emergencies and turnarounds.
  • Must be able to work effectively with others at all levels and functional areas of the refinery and logistics.
  • Continuous communication with engineering, maintenance, operations, and construction personnel with regards to project decisions and activities.
  • Reliable and engaged in furthering organizational goals, demonstrated by maintaining high standards of personal performance, professional growth, and attendance.
  • Foster trusting relationships with co-workers and cross-functional work areas.
  • Professional behaviors that mirror our Company values of Integrity, Creativity, Hard Work and Respect for Others.
  • Assists with training of staff as needed or assigned
  • Perform other duties as assigned.Fosters trusting relationships with co-workers and cross-functional work areas.
  • Professional behaviors that mirror our Company values of Integrity, Creativity, Hard Work and Respect for Others.
  • Assist with training as needed and assigned
  • Perform other duties as assigned

The Requirements
To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the Instrumentation Project Engineer opportunity, you will have:

  • Entry Engineer: Less than 3 years of comparable engineering experience or related bachelor's degree no previous experience.
  • Associate Engineer: Usually, but not always, 5 years of comparable engineering experience.
  • Intermediate: Usually, but not always, 7 years of comparable engineering experience.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
  • Highly detail oriented with exceptional planning and organization skills
  • Aptitude in Instrumentation and Control
  • Specific experience with DCS, PLC controls, pneumatic/electronic I/O devices, and analyzers.
  • Fluent in English, both oral and written required
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to adjust work schedule to accommodate unexpected changes


Work Environment:
To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the Welder opportunity, you will have:

  • Full-time
  • Works 9-hour shifts, on a 9/80 schedule. Fast-paced environment. Safety glasses, earplugs, gloves, steel-toed shoes, hard hats, Nomex, and respirator used when necessary. May require after-hours work. Must be able to meet high standards for attendance.

Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.


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