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08/24/12 10/20/12 Environmental Services Coordinator Erie, PA Valerie L. Hawthorn - Sr. Human Resources Coordinator
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National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation is currently seeking an Environmental Services Coordinator in Erie, PA.  The successful candidate will be responsible for management of aboveground and underground storage tank programs, spill prevention and response programs, waste management activities and program coordination, PCB program management and compliance and environmental audits and due diligence.  This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor's degree.  Concentrations in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Chemistry are preferred.  Previous experience with environmental regulatory work, specifically in the above mentioned areas, is strongly preferred.  National Fuel offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.  Please submit your resume, cover letter and transcripts by September 6, 2012 to jobs@natfuel.com.

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09/04/12 10/20/12 Plant Environmental Engineer/Manager Port Arthur, TX Jennifer Schmidt - Director, Talent Acquisition
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Oxbow Carbon is currently seeking an Environmental Engineer to join the team in Port Arthur, Texas.  Oxbow’s primary businesses are the mining and marketing of Energy. Ten years Environmental experience required; Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering. Oxbow provides competitive compensation package.

Send resume to Jennifer.Schmidt@oxbow.com

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Manufacturing Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Duties include providing day to day support of the manufacturing process, trouble-shooting upset situations, providing support for projects, supporting unit turn-around/shutdowns, identifying and implementing quality, process and ESH related improvements; maintaining proper documentation, providing engineering assistance to the group, managing production rates to match business demand, monitoring and improving raw material and utility yields, and providing timely communications to management and the unit. Leading efforts in OEE, PSM, as well as supporting document management (MOC process) and managing updates to the unit Operating Information File (OIF). Supports capital project installation efforts, participating in accident/incident investigations, developing operating procedures, performing training and providing off-hours support. BS in Chemical engineering (or related science) along with a minimum of 2 years of experience is required. Should be results oriented with good interpersonal, communication and team-based skills. Should be able to work in a diverse team environment (interactions with Processors, Technical Staff, Maintenance, Business Team, etc.).

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Continuous Improvement Leader Jackson, MS Becky Daniel
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Serves as a strategic change agent, infusing the use of Lean Six Sigma throughout the organization. Drives continuous improvement initiatives that will impact cost, quality, delivery and simplification. Will be a Lean Six Sigma subject matter expert, with a particularly heavy focus on Lean. Will be handling/administering training, kaizen facilitation, project management and facilitation. Interacts with employees at all levels within the business and will deploy initiatives individually and through others. Deploy Lean Six Sigma across the organization. Serve as a change agent to drive culture change and infuse the use of Lean Six Sigma at all levels of the organization. Partner with the site leadership team to assess current processes and identify process improvement opportunities. Generate project ideas and solutions. Implement change within and across departments. Design and implement quality and productivity improvement programs across all plant operations. Through the use of data analysis and benchmarking, develop, design, plan and implement various improvement projects in the plant. Manage the process of selecting, scoping and prioritizing Lean Six Sigma projects including careful review of resource utilization. Mentor and develop Green Belts, and Kaizen Facilitators. Provide project team guidance and direction to Green Belts and Project Sponsors. Deliver significant quantifiable operational improvement and financial benefit across the organization. Communicate continuous improvement initiatives and success stories to the organization. Manage Lean Six Sigma and OpX reporting activities for the organization. Serve as the sites' OpX Coordinator for the OpX assessment process. Bachelor's degree in engineering or related technical degree required and 4 years of experience in chemical/petrochemical or other similar manufacturing environment required. LEAN/Six Sigma implementation strongly preferred. Previous experience leading a Lean Six Sigma deployment a plus. Black Belt or Lean Leader certification a plus. Experience identifying and coordinating training needs. Green Belt and Kaizen Facilitator experience a plus. Strong leadership skills with ability to work effectively at all levels of the organization. Results and action oriented, organized, ability to deal with ambiguity, good problem-solver. Objective, open-minded, out-of-the-box thinker, change agent. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to quickly gain credibility with all levels of the organization. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Experience managing change.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Process/Production Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Monitors, troubleshoots, and optimizes operating units to drive process and product improvements. Applies technical knowledge to detect causes of deviations in quality, capacity, yield, and energy consumption. Identify, recommend and implement strategic projects to improve unit performance. Collaborates with unit specialists and other engineers to support process design and implementation of capital projects. Responsible for developing systems to improve and sustain value in the areas of health, safety, environment, production rates, reliability, cost and quality. Maintain strong safety and environmental compliance focus. Develop recommendations to improve unit performance. Monitor, troubleshoot and optimize operating units. Provide process design support for capital projects. Contribute in a team environment and establish work relationships with onsite and offsite functional groups to achieve results. Balance day-to-day operational priorities with long term strategic objectives to ensure alignment with company goals. Coach less experienced engineers, as well as technical training to others. BS degree in Chemical Engineering. Minimum 3 year experience working in a manufacturing process engineering environment. Knowledge of polymer processes is a plus. Demonstrated IT capability in Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledgeable in chemical and process engineering aspects. Ability to apply engineering concepts to solve
performance problems. Knowledgeable of Safety Design Systems. Knowledgeable in the HSE/PSM regulations and relevant company OE guidelines/procedures. Knowledgeable in the development of Process Design Packages and project scopes and related economics. Good troubleshooting skills and techniques.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Process Engineer Corpus Christi, TX Becky Daniel
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Provides technical expertise through designs, economic evaluations, and coordination of projects to safely achieve the production and operational objectives of the plant. Define energy conservation techniques for the existing plant, monitor current production units as assigned, and recommend process and equipment changes for optimization of the plant. Largely self-directed, the position reports directly to the Technical Manager. Will be responsible for developing and implementing projects/programs which contribute to the profitability, reliability, and environmental and safety integrity of the plant. Evaluate existing processes to improve efficiency, reduce costs, and improve product or safety conditions. Ensure the Management of Change process meets company Operational Excellence standards as well as government regulations. Provide technical expertise to execute plant projects including AFC preparations. Be a resource as required for the implementation of PCA’s and PHR’s. Assist the Technical Manager in implementing the group budget plan by effectively utilizing available resources. Effectively communicate technical achievements both verbally and written. Perform surveillance and trouble shooting for plant process areas as assigned. Identify and execute profit improvement projects (PIP’s). Incorporate process safety, environmental soundness and reliable operations principles and standards in projects and tasks. Work directly with vendors, contractors and corporate engineering as appropriate. B.S. in Chemical Engineering with 3-5 years experience in process or production engineering with specialized knowledge in petrochemical operating processes and organic chemistry.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Process/Production Engineer South Texas Becky Daniel
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Monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize operating units to drive process and product improvements. Applies technical knowledge to detect causes of deviations in quality, capacity, yield, and energy consumption. Identify, recommend and implement strategic projects to improve unit performance. Collaborate with unit specialists and other engineers to support process design and implementation of capital projects. Responsible for developing systems to improve and sustain value in the areas of health, safety, environment, production rates, reliability, cost and quality. Maintain strong safety and environmental compliance focus. Develop recommendations to improve unit performance. Monitor, troubleshoot and optimize operating units. Provide process design support for capital projects. Contribute in a team environment and establish work relationships with onsite and offsite functional groups to achieve results. Balance day-to-day operational priorities with long term strategic objectives to ensure alignment with company goals. Coach less experienced engineers, as well as technical training to others. BS degree in Chemical Engineering. Minimum of BS plus previous co-op assignments in a manufacturing process engineering environment. Knowledge of polymer processes is a plus. Ideal candidate will have 5- 7 years of experience in a refining, petrochemical, or chemical environment with a long term goal of becoming an expert in polymers technologies. Demonstrated IT capability in Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledgeable in chemical and process engineering aspects. Ability to apply engineering concepts to solve performance problems. Knowledgeable of Safety Design Systems. Knowledgeable in the HSE/PSM regulations and relevant company OE guidelines/procedures. Knowledgeable in the development of Process Design Packages and project scopes and related economics. Good troubleshooting skills and techniques

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Plant Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Will provide day-to-day technical support with emphasis on plant improvements, process safety, and process consistency. Will interface with various functional teams including Safety & Environmental Services (S&ES), Maintenance, Reliability, Project Engineering, Process Controls, Process Safety, as well as operating teams at other facilities in the US. Provide process safety stewardship in areas of operating procedures, operating/technical manuals, critical safety systems, management of change, pre-startup safety reviews, process hazards analysis, incident investigations, audits and assessments, alert compliance, operations training, alarm management, P&ID updates, and action item follow-up. Assist plant operations with basic personnel safety fundamentals including safety meeting participation, ACMS compliance, HWC, HWP and CSE functions based upon experience. Champion and promote a strong safety culture. Assist in the development and delivery of process safety training. Provide technical expertise to plant operations and maintenance technicians. Troubleshoot equipment problems and implement solutions. Propose and execute small capital projects. Assist Reliability Engineering with cross functional projects. Lead or participate in incident investigations (RCA/RCI). Assist plant operations with EAM compliance. Lead or participate in productivity initiatives including Six Sigma
and Cost Reduction. Lead or participate in cross functional teams. Monitor plant efficiency, KPI's, and catalyst health. Conduct equipment analyses and pressure drop surveys as needed. Support continuous improvement initiatives. Support plant startups and provide as-needed support for plant turnaround planning and execution. Participate in reviews of and maintain a working knowledge of Standard Maintenance Procedures (SMP's), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's), Site-specific Operating Procedures (SSOP's), and Engineering Standards. Assist with the migration of best practices and consistency initiatives across plants, regions and business units. B.S. Chemical Engineering; 3+ years experience in an engineering role.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Senior Process Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Design and devise processes for manufacturing chemicals by applying principles and technology of chemistry, physics, and engineering. Develop, own, and improve on the Process of Record (POR) for each process and associated products. Develop, own and improve process entitlement for each process and associated products. Develop, own and optimize an Operational Efficiency System (OES) for each product and associated process. Track gaps to entitlement, identify gap root causes, and co-develop actions with operations, R&D, and engineering to reduce or eliminate gaps. Work with operations, R&D, and engineering to identify and eliminate causes of reduced throughput and quality bottlenecks. Track daily entitlement % for each process along with reason(s) for gap(s). Participate in design reviews, PSSRs, HazOps, LOPAs and PHAs. Work with operations and R&D to develop improved automation and batch control strategies to reduce process variation, increase throughput, and reduce operator intervention. Execute work assigned on schedule and under/on budget. Support safety and environmental objectives at the plant by participating in projects, leading studies, participating in and leading incident/near miss investigations, and conducting behavioral safety observations. 5-10 years applicable process/production experience in batch chemical processing. Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering required. Proven track record of identifying, managing, and executing process improvements. Strong communication skills, both oral and written.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Technical Service Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Will support the Polyolefin Catalyst sales and marketing efforts by providing technical service support to customers in the Americas region. Serves as direct customer technical contact in the Americas region (North and South America). Provides ongoing customer interaction on optimum use of polyolefin catalyst technology. Manages customer plant trials – planning, execution and follow-up. Provides input into development of specific customer and broader business strategies. Provides input into development of new/improved catalyst technologies. Provides general technical support to America’s region commercial manager. Manages global technical service groups sampling program. Maintains global technical service groups’ technical database. Participates in new product pilot plant trials. Participates in and occasionally leads various global technical service group teams. \Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or Polymer Science. 10+ years experience in polyolefin or polyolefin catalyst manufacturing or product development. Must exhibit a detailed understanding of polyolefin plant operation and polyolefin products. Must be a critical thinker with strong analytic and problem solving skills. Must have good communication skills. Must be willing to travel 25% domestically and internationally. Fluency of Spanish or Portuguese is a plus.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Technology Engineer Baton Rouge, LA Becky Daniel
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This job is a mainly a process optimization job that is strategic in nature. Focuses on long term objectives, capital investments and process optimization instead of “fighting fires” on a daily basis. Work co-located with Operations. Responsible for capital projects, reliability improvements, and required process safety reviews. Assist the Daily Operations Team (DOT) in technical trouble shooting, and provide backup for the Production Engineers. Participate in the coordination of production, maintenance, technology improvements, health and safety, ecology, quality assurance, and work closely with DOT members in a high performance team environment. Work internationally in support of global Chemical intermediates business as required. Serve as a manufacturing representative on capital projects and execute commissioning and startup of capital projects. Determine process modifications for de-bottlenecking of equipment, troubleshooting of processes to improve performance and reliability. Work with Operations Team in the development of plant trials, experiments, and data collection. Provide Technical Support to the Operations Team in the resolution of plant problems. Utilize technical troubleshooting techniques to improve processes and product quality. Ensure plant changes or modification are captured and documented as a part of the PSM “Management of Change”. Provide Technical support for risk assessments on Management of Changes to ensure changes do not jeopardize safety of plant. Function as liaison with all service groups to ensure that work related to the production facilities is accomplished correctly, promptly and in the most
cost effective manner. Assist in the coordination, planning and execution of shutdown work including maintenance and capital activities. Interface closely with operations, maintenance, engineering, analytical services, contractors, and outside vendors to resolve any technical conflicts associated with the operations and maintenance. Bachelors of Science Degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering and 5+ years of experience in chemical/petrochemical manufacturing. Prior experience in Amines, Acetylene, Formic Acid, hydrocarbon cracking, or other similar technology technologies preferred. Strong interpersonal skills are required to interface with DOT, Daily Support Team (DST), Technical Engineering Services (TES), and Technology Support Teams (TST) Teams. Strong technical skills to help troubleshoot problems in the different manufacturing areas. Ability to learn and understand process controls (DCS & field controllers) and how they can be applied to improve plant performance. International cultural experience is a plus. International cultural patience and acceptance of different cultures is a must.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Production Engineer Corpus Christi, TX Becky Daniel
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Provides technical support so that day-to-day operational needs and production goals are safely met. Support consists of optimizing plant rates, maintaining process reliability and achieving high level of safe and environmentally sound operations. Largely self-directed, the position reports directly to the Technical Manager. Responsible for the performance of the equipment to design standards in assigned process areas. Troubleshoot process systems and provide solutions to overcome unit production limits and overcome operational difficulties as they arise. Perform daily assessments of the performance of process systems to ensure optimum profitability and reliability. Perform daily review of plant operating data and laboratory data to ensure product production outlooks and specifications are met. Monitor key process variables on a regular basis. Review area Standard Operating Procedures, operating limits and operating work practices to ensure conformance with sound engineering principles and practices. Develop project proposals for performance improvement projects which will improve plant profitability or reliability. Identify personnel safety and plant environmental issues and develop administrative, engineering and/or procedural methods for resolving issues. Serve as plant technical support engineer for best practice opportunities and cost reductions. Serve as an engineering resource in all unit hazard assessments including process hazard reviews. Ensure compliance with applicable environmental rules, policies and procedures. Evaluate existing processes to improve efficiency, reduce costs, and improve reliability as well as plant product or safety conditions. Implement these projects/programs as approved. Support and conduct incident investigation processes. Prepare and execute Process Change Authorizations as necessary to improve process or equipment design. BS in Chemical Engineering with 3-5 years experience in process or production engineering with specialized knowledge in petrochemical operating processes and organic chemistry.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Process Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Responsible for performing engineering studies, process design, the ability to troubleshoot systems to improve throughput, efficiencies, quality, safety, environmental compliance, reliability and costs; participation in capital projects and production support. BS degree in Chemical Engineering. 5-10 years of Chemical Engineering experience. Effective team work skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships with peers and external customers. Proficient oral and written communication skills to communicate effectively in technical and non-technical business environment. Awareness and application of Health, Safety and Environmental principles, procedures and regulations. Expert troubleshooting skills; the ability to analyze plant operations and data; apply process knowledge and identify root causes to various operational issues. Prepare procedures, commissioning and start-up plans for new or modified equipment. Provide engineering design and evaluation to debottleneck and improve reliability. Provide support for DCS and control systems. Interface with Operations, Maintenance, Engineering, Safety and Environmental to identify and implement best practices to improve production rate, quality, plant reliability and HSE performance. Develop an understanding of how key quality attributes can be influenced by processing and therefore be controlled. Maintain knowledge of industry trends and new technologies.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Operations Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Participation in the coordination of production, maintenance, technology improvements, capital investment, health and safety, ecology, quality assurance, and working closely in a small site environment. Daily responsibilities include process optimization, procedure modifications, de-bottlenecking of equipment, troubleshooting of processes to improve performance and reliability. Provide technical support in the development of plant trials, experiments, and data collection, as required. Provide technical support to the Production Team in the resolution of plant problems. Participate and support the site’s LEAN Manufacturing activities. Lead continuous improvement
efforts. Participate in PHA’s. Utilize technical background and troubleshooting techniques to improve processes and product quality. Ensure plant changes or modification are captured and documented as a part of the Management of Change process. Provide Technical support for risk assessments on Management of Changes to ensure changes do not jeopardize safety of plant. Function as liaison with all service groups to ensure that work related to the production facilities is accomplished correctly, promptly and in the most cost effective manner. Participate in compiling and/or reviewing Daily Production Reports and reviewing plant performance data from Key Performance Indicators. Serve as a manufacturing representative on small capital projects including commissioning and startup of capital projects. Assist in the coordination, planning and execution of shutdown work including maintenance and capital activities. Conduct root cause analysis on process incidents and process inducted mechanical failures and recommended corrective actions to permanently eliminate them. Participate in the development, planning, scheduling, and execution of plant turnarounds. BS degree in Chemical Engineering. At least Five years of experience in operations of a chemical plant. Functions independently and steps into specific leadership roles from a technical basis. Strong Understanding of Process Safety Concepts and their applications. Strong interpersonal skills are required to interface with various site Teams. Strong technical skills to help troubleshoot in the different manufacturing areas. Ability to learn and understanding process controls (DCS & field controllers) and how they can be applied to improve plant performance.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Process Design Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Work closely with licensor personnel to identify the best process design features for selected plant site. Review and approve licensor prepared P&IDs, PFDs, specifications, and equipment drawings (with assistance from Engineering as needed). Develop the process design for OSBL, working with engineering contractor to achieve deliverables. Ensure that the project is compliant with OSHA 1910 (PSM). Generate Management of Change (MOC) documents as necessary to address project changes and complete the engineering aspects of MOC documentation. Coordinate the development of operating procedures and training documentation. Participate in process safety audits (HAZOP), LOPA, and other safety reviews. Assist manufacturing with checkout, punch-lists, and commissioning operations. Troubleshoot operational issues during plant start-p. Work with operations and maintenance personnel to address problems. Following start-up, analyze data, perform mass & heat balances, and simulate the process as required. Monitor and optimize process operation following start-up. Provide guidance to Operations to ensure that key deliverables are met (e.g., capacity, energy consumption, yield, selectivity, etc.). BS in Chemical Engineering. MS in Chemical Engineering is a plus. Minimum of 5 years industrial experience in process design for capital projects. EPC experience is highly desired. Desired: A self-starter with drive to achieve project goals. Resourceful and understands when assistance is needed from the Licensor, Engineering, or plant personnel. Confident and able to make decisions independently. Able to serve as liaison & coordinate correspondence between the project team, plant teams, and EPC firms. Solid analytical and technical skills. Good understanding of process engineering principles and equipment design fundamentals. Excellent listening, writing, and presentation skills. Highly proficient in MS Office and Project Management software. Good knowledge of the capabilities and options for modeling, process simulation, and engineering software. Good organizational skills, business acumen, and knowledge of project management. Must be a team player.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Process Design Engineer Alabama Becky Daniel
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Identifies and develops process solutions which meet the performance and flexibility needs of the business. Provides scale-up from laboratory and pilot plant data to commercial scale processes. Performs process simulation and other modeling needed to evaluate potential process and equipment design alternatives. Serves as the process design engineer on capital project teams. Develops or modifies process flow-sheets, including PFDs and P&IDs. Provides process data to collaboratively develop equipment design specifications. Applies approved design practices, work processes, and design tools to develop innovative, cost effective solutions. Develops process design packages in support of capital projects and technology improvement programs. Such packages include the design basis, PFDs, equipment specifications, and economics for viable design alternatives. Effectively applies the new technology development and capital project stage-gate processes to deliver project deliverables. BS or MS in Chemical Engineering. 5-10 years industrial experience. Self-motivated leader, capable of leading process design teams and rising in the organization. Strong technical and analytical skills with the ability to innovate and solve complex problems. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with cross-functional teams to take an idea from concept to commercialization. Strong communication skills, both oral and written. Proven track record of delivering results. Preferred Skills: Proficient in the use of process design software and simulation packages. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities. Experience using Six-Sigma tools.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Production Engineer Baton Rouge, LA Becky Daniel
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BS in Chemical Engineering Technical degree. 3-5 years engineering technical background experience in an industrial manufacturing environment. Good problem solver. Able to model the safety & environmental standards of the company to others. Fosters team work to achieve completion and success of work practices in the work place and is able to work with all levels of personnel. Able to manage stress effectively in difficult situations. Possesses effective interpersonal skills, listening, oral, and written and presentation skills. Organized and can prioritize work requirements. Continually seeks self-improvement of personal skills sets. Customer oriented. Understands needs of the customers, (Company employees, contractors, vendors, visitors, etc.). Experienced in Departmental and Plant Turnarounds. Knowledgeable of standard process equipment, machinery and process flow characteristics and systems. Experienced and knowledgeable with various Microsoft software programs and process DCS Systems. Assist operators in trouble shooting and resolving process issues. Interfaces with production operators to ensure product is within specifications. Coordinates all work directed by the Production Manager. Communicates with internal and external engineers in all aspects of improvements, trouble shooting, maintenance, and other projects. Leads department’s Management of Change process and ensures MOC guide lines are met. Recommends plant process modifications. Ensures process procedures and Standard Operating Procedures for operators are updated and accurate. Assists in preparing Unit Shutdown Plans. Assist in resolving customer complaints. Participates in ASOPs. Assist departmental personnel in meeting production goals. Responsible for training departmental personnel as needed. Interfaces and resolves conflicts with contractors, vendors and departmental personnel. Applies engineering principals to developing solutions to plant issues. Analyze process data and organize presentation of data to aid in continuous improvement of plant operations. Develop projects scopes to improve the reliability of the process unit. Teach the operating personnel the technical basis for the unit operation. Lead and support root cause analysis for production issues that arise. Fosters and ensures compliance to safety programs and departmental safety procedures, i.e. PSM. Advises, from a technical view, the departmental on safety concerns. Assist Safety Personnel in investigates safety incidents and recommends corrective actions. Recommends design changes for improved safety. Participates in Department Safety meetings. Conduct evaluations on hazards in the field and initiate projects to reduce Or eliminate the hazard. Controls all recipes and operation parameters. Investigates quality incidents and takes appropriate corrective action. Defines disposition of nonconforming in-process product. Gives waivers to use nonconforming raw material. Approves raw material suppliers. Familiar with process environmental operating parameters. Reports environmental incidents and recommends appropriate corrective action. Assist, when required, environmental department personnel in unit environmental incident investigations. Reviews new chemicals prior to use in the plant. Monitors the status of energy saving equipment. Recommends design improvements to save energy and increase production.
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08/03/13 08/03/13 Process Engineer Corpus Christi, TX Becky Daniel
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Maintain protection of the environment, health and safety of employees, customers and the communities as our highest priority. Identify, evaluate, develop, specify, justify, install and start-up process improvements to increase production capacity, improve operation reliability, reduce manufacturing costs, reduce energy usage, conserve raw material, improve product yields and improve product quality. Participate in any opportunity to enhance safety, upgrade environmental safeguards, and provide for the overall optimization of process operation. Provide ongoing engineering assistance to operations including troubleshooting of process operating problems, conducting special tests, developing reports, providing technical assistance as required and reporting of production status. Provide coordination between the Production, Project, Maintenance and Corporate Engineering Departments regarding capital project implementation including preparation of AFE's. Represent and/or assist production and engineering in matters of evaluation, selection and coordination and control of vendors supplying necessary operating services, consulting services, materials, equipment and other needs of operation. Bachelors Degree in Chemical Engineering with a minimum 5 years of engineering experience in manufacturing environment. Strong analytical/problem solving skills. High proficiency in Microsoft applications (such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Process/Project Staff Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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For the development of basic and detailed design of new plants as well as additions or modifications to existing facilities: A) Provide Process Engineering support, including the following responsibilities: Developing process simulations, material and energy balance analysis. Preparing PFD's (Process Flow Diagrams), P&ID's (Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams) and process specifications for equipment and instruments. Identifying process steps,
associated equipment, instrumentation and safety valve requirements. Preparing documentation for and participating in Project Safety Reviews. Preparing data for and participating in Project Technical reviews. Participating in HAZOP studies. Reviewing work performed by outside contractor process engineers. Participating in plant start-up and troubleshooting. Performing process optimization studies. Identifying and recommending process improvements, and providing process troubleshooting and optimization related to improving efficiency, capability, and safety. Interface with operations to provide technical support and recommendations on methods and improvements to eliminate problems. Mentor and coach younger engineers, including participants in the Professional Development Program. B) Provide Project Engineering support, including the following responsibilities: Perform studies and analysis, Participate in Value Improving Practices, and other project related tasks, Interface with the design disciplines and engineering contractors to facilitate the completion of engineering tasks, Resolve action items associated with conceptual planning, detailed engineering, and construction, Evaluate alternatives developed during conceptual planning, Perform bid analysis for complex service contracts. BS in Chemical Engineering and 10 or more years of relevant experience. Basic understanding of process equipment design including pumps, heat exchangers, vessels, etc. Must be able to apply process tools to design piping systems, calculate pressure relief valve sizes, complete material and energy balances, and perform process optimization studies. Good working knowledge of CAPE applications ( ASPEN, HTFS, Sinet, PSV-Calc, Pipeflow, etc. ) a definite plus. Basic familiarity with engineering, purchasing, accounting and construction practices. Good communication and computer skills. Self starter with high level of results orientation. MS ChE is desired.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Process Technology Engineer South Alabama Becky Daniel
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Overall responsibility for the fundamental science and technology, and its implementation in the commercial manufacturing process. This role offers an exciting and challenging opportunity to shape and drive a well-established chemical intermediates process to its next growth phase. Develop concepts and understanding for the process technologies involved in the manufacturing process to advance the current state and to achieve best in class operational reliability and production yields. Will be expected to improve the fundamental science using contemporary problem solving tools to increase capacity, reduce waste, and maximize asset utilization. Lead technical programs in the production process with an emphasis on improving the electrochemical package design to maximize production. Envision, lead, and articulate how the current manufacturing process can be taken to entitlement (theoretical maximum production). Install new science that will further improve process reliability. Work with third-party research groups, interact with leading external experts, vendors, and other outside consultants to develop/discover new approaches and chemistries and implement improvements. Communicate the process improvement vision to a wide audience at multiple levels to gain buy in and execution. Manage a project portfolio in collaboration with operations team to achieve step-change improvement in areas such as capacity, raw material and energy productivity, and product quality. Lead plant testing and implementation of process chemistry improvements in the process to maximize production in a low to no capital cost manner. Provide technical guidance to manufacturing and engineering organizations. Work closely with the Integrated Supply Chain and Process Engineering teams to identify and develop solutions to meet performance and flexibility needs for production and business conditions. Bachelor's in Chemical Engineering. Advanced degrees in Chemical Engineering preferred. Minimum of 5 years as a process engineer with a major continuous process chemical company. Proven track record of project management, optimizing manufacturing processes, and operations support. Best in class problem solving, DMAIC and ability to lead the company to Excellence (breakthrough improvement) project teams. Strong aptitude in chemistry coupled with a high degree of mechanical aptitude. Ability to lead forensic analyses to inspect and interpret failure modes for failed electrochemical package parts. Thorough understanding of chemical unit operations, particularly heat transfer, distillation, fluid flow, and process control. Electrochemical process experience is desired, but not required.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Production Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Accountable for providing technical guidance on process matters for a manufacturing unit. Duties will include day to day process problem solving; managing projects from concept to commissioned equipment; developing and implementing process improvement ideas and projects; identifying and implementing safety and environmental related improvements; maintaining proper engineering documentation; providing process engineering assistance to solve manufacturing upsets, providing timely communication to management and Unit personnel. Other responsibilities may include supporting de-bottlenecking and expansion efforts, turn-around related work, creation of plant tests, improving on-stream time, participating in accident/incident investigations, developing operating procedures and performing training. Will be expected to work closely with the
manufacturing groups, as well as, process technology groups to identify and develop solutions to meet the growing needs for unit process engineering. BS in Engineering with 3+ years of related experience and a thorough understanding of wastewater, wastewater treatment, and water treatment. Preferred experience with heat transfer, fluid flow, process control and regulatory constraints surrounding wastewater. Candidates should be results-oriented with good interpersonal communication and team-based skills. Good communication, strong analytical and technical skills, keen interest for problem solving and trouble-shooting are essential.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Analytical Sciences Manager Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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20% travel between Texas and Florida. Can live either place. PhD Chemist or Chemical Engineer required. Must have managed a lab. Has overall responsibility for the fundamental science and technology for the development and implementation of analytical methods and measurements for the commercial manufacturing process in the Chemicals business segment. This role offers an exciting and challenging opportunity to shape and drive the measurement of critical process parameters under consideration for primarily molecules at the Plants. This is a strategic role with leadership responsibility. Needs to be an excellent team builder and a strong communicator who is willing to take charge and lead groups of people from multiple reporting lines in different business units across multiple manufacturing facilities. Requires the ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment. A strong analytical mind, attention to detail, and ability to work in a collaborative team culture is highly desirable. Build and supervise a team of analytical chemists, process chemists and scientists to advance the current understanding of analytical methods and techniques available to solve business critical problems. Envision, lead and articulate the “entitlement” for process measurement in terms of performance value for new as well as existing products. Work with third-party research and commercial groups to develop new approaches for process measurements for on-line, at-line or off-line systems. Communicate the “opportunities” vision to a wide audience at multiple levels to gain buy in and execution. Manage a project portfolio in collaboration with the technology and manufacturing teams at different plant sites to develop new measurements and/or improve existing measurements. Minimum of 15 years of experience in process analyses and measurement, or applications development of measurement systems as a chemist or chemical engineer with at least 5 years of experience in leading technology teams in a chemicals company. Proven track record of process measurement and applications development, project management, analytical method development and optimization. “Best in Class” problem solving abilities with the ability to lead breakthrough improvement projects. Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry or Organic Chemistry or Chemical Engineering with a strong emphasis in process measurements and analytical sciences. Practical knowledge and experience in managing complex strategic technology initiatives from concept to final implementation. Ability to charter teams, set milestones, install accountability, and bring projects to closure in a timely manner. Ability to collect and process large amounts of data, understand trends, drive specific analyses, and develop actionable insights from them. Critical and conceptual thinker who is able to challenge the status quo. Works well under time pressure and making decisions and recommendations with high amounts of embedded uncertainty. Strong analytical and technical skills with demonstrated emphasis in mathematics and statistics. Consistently meets commitments to the business and to others. Quickly translate business requirements into actions by defining "who does what by when" to ensure plans are executed. Effective collaboration across functions and geographies. A confident, mature person with the ability to connect, inspire and influence others without direct reporting relationships. Persistent, confident, and persuasive. Effective communicator to all levels in the organization and to senior management. Ability to translate large amounts of technical and scientific information into actionable insights and communicate to non-technical audience. Results oriented and customer focused.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Lab Superintendent Oklahoma Becky Daniel
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Oversees and directs all aspects of the laboratory department. Manage the overall operation of the Lab including goal setting and personnel development; ensure the quality of raw materials, intermediate products and finished products by overseeing the performing of chemical and physical analysis; understand, perform and troubleshoot every test in the lab; manage sample loads and laboratory staff, training and coordinating the work of chemists and technicians to provide adequate laboratory services, product quality coordination, technical service and all analytical testing to both internal and external customers; manage the continual development of QA/QC (i.e., training, equipment, etc.) for all products produced at the plant; develop and manage capital and working budgets; manage preventative and corrective maintenance of laboratory equipment; may be responsible for lab building and peripheral support areas assigned to lab; may be responsible for release/approval for shipments, and certification that all internal and external customer specifications are met; may be responsible for maintaining and enforcing company ISO requirements and philosophy throughout the production lab to demonstrate conformance to ISO-9001 and RC14001 certifications, as well as environmental testing in accordance with ODEQ and compliance with fuels compliance regulations; special assignments or tasks assigned to the employee by superior, as needed to support the business. Responsible for the supervision of approximately 8-10 employees. Indirect staff includes 15-20 associates. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Science or engineering or equivalent work experience; 10+ years of laboratory experience, including 5+ years of supervisory experience; working knowledge of refinery operations; supervision of hourly/shift employees; ability to
lead and direct the work of other associates; high level analytical skills; good understanding of statistics and SPC in lab and product context; familiarity with analytical equipment and information management systems; computer literate; strong communication skills, both verbal and written; strong background in supervisory and leadership skills. The preferred candidate will have current knowledge of petroleum analytical and/or environmental testing; general knowledge of refinery processes, products, etc.; Quality Management or Management Systems Training; ISO 9001:2000, and RC 14001; LIMS system, FAMIS, Ariba and Performance evaluation; overview knowledge of Lubricants business.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Lead Chemist Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Responsible for routine and non-routine analysis of process and final product samples. Main duties include management of special projects, data interpretation, and instrumentation method development, troubleshooting, and upkeep. Will be an overall contributor to the Quality Control Laboratory of the site including support for all product lines; Sample analysis using standard inorganic analytical techniques with a heavy emphasis on HPLC, GC, ICP-OES and titration techniques, Method development (when needed), Project and non-routine process investigations, Coordinate product shipments approvals, Follow and maintain all quality control procedures and databases including but not limited to control charts, SQC packages, calibrations and method validations. Responsible for writing and maintaining procedures and work instructions. BS degree in chemistry required, Master's degree in chemistry preferred. 3-8+ years technical experience working in an industrial manufacturing laboratory environment, Quality Control experience a plus.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Environmental Manager Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Manages site's environmental programs. Assures existing and future regulatory compliance requirements including the preparation of the appropriate federal and state construction and operating permit approvals. Advises and consults with site personnel on the appropriate handling of environmental issues. Monitors plant activities for environmental compliance and recommend solutions when needed. Prepares and submits various company and regulatory reports: Prepares the site's Air Emission Inventory for submittal to the TCEQ; Tier II Hazardous Material Storage Amounts for submittal to the TCEQ; Toxic Release Inventory Form R Reports for submittal to the USEPA; Summaries for submittal to the USEPA; and Quarterly Environmental Report; Compile annual SARA report. Coordinates all CERCLA, TCEQ, LEPC, HCPHES, and Emergency Release Notifications for the site. Manages the waste water treatment facility (sewage treatment plant). This includes coordinating required sampling and testing of potable water and waste water system; is a licensed waste water operator for the state of Texas. Responds to regulatory agency inspection reports and negotiates settlements of NOVs. Develops and conducts annual RCRA, SPCC and SARA training for plant personnel. Manages the collection, labeling, storing, and disposal of all hazardous and non-hazardous solid waste streams. Manages the existing fugitive monitoring program including the coordination of quarterly monitoring and any follow-up repairs. Organizes and maintains all associated fugitive monitoring records. Bachelor's degree in Chemical or Environmental Engineering or Science with additional training in air regulations water regulations, RCRA regulations, Texas Solid Waste Regulations, SARA reporting, Pollution Prevention Act, Texas General Land Office OSPRA regulations. 8+years chemical plant environmental experience. 2-3 years supervisory experience. 125 employee plant site, 2 direct reports.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Environmental Manager Houston, Tx Becky Daniel
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Manages the daily activities of the Environmental staff (3 direct reports); over 2 Houston area facilities. Directs environmental compliance and performance functions in accordance with corporate compliance guidelines and applicable environmental requirements. Interfaces with various departments, contractors, agencies and trade groups to advance the goals and mission of the company as well assist all employees in compliance with company policies and regulatory requirements. Manages all aspects of the Environmental Department. Responsible for managing environmental programs at the 2 Plants. Coordination of environmental activities, providing leadership for Environmental Group team members, interfacing with other sites, department to meet overall company goals, objectives, and guidelines. Provides leadership in the execution of regulatory permitting and compliance activities for various programs, including, but not limited to Title V, NSR, Greenhouse Gas (GHG), Environmental Emissions Inventory Questionnaire (EIQ), Toxic Release Inventory (TRI), and HRVOCs. Prepare capital project job packages, submit AFEs, review and submit project timeline and cost estimates. Manages the daily activities of the Environmental staff. Directs environmental compliance and performance functions in accordance with corporate compliance guidelines and applicable environmental requirements. Interfaces with various departments, contractors, agencies and trade groups to advance the goals and mission of the company as well assist all employees in compliance with company policies and regulatory requirements. Manages all aspects of the Environmental department. On-call for Environmental support. Serves on various teams and committees, such as the Environmental Best Practice Team and the Houston Community Advisory Panel. Reviews contractor/vendor activities. Active participant on plant manager staff meetings and heavily involved in the management of the plant. Records, analyzes, and reports key environmental metrics for the plant. Represents the Environmental Department in plant capital project reviews and owns capital projects in the Environmental area. Serve as liaison for Corporate and Responsible Care audits. Plant liaison to Corporate EHSS organization. Completion of an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Science, or other related discipline. Minimum of 7 years of environmental experience required in a petrochemical, refining or chemical industry. Minimum 3 years of experience in air permitting, preferably Texas air regulations and federal regulations. Minimum of 3 years of Supervisory experience required. Knowledge of regulations and standards as they pertain to petrochemical industry. Effective written and verbal communication skills within all levels of the workforce. Ability to manage and execute multiple tasks and projects simultaneously. Rapid analytical and decision making capabilities related to complex environmental issues. Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, and general database management skills. Be able to lead by example and coach fellow employees in safe and healthful behaviors.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) Manager Victoria, TX Becky Daniel
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Manages the site’s SHE professionals and technical people. Develops, counsels, motivates and rewards personnel including hiring, training, performance appraisal and personnel development. Directs activities to improve organization effectiveness. Develops annual SHE operating budget and reports annual SHE costs. Manage the site safety and health programs and promotes a culture of zero injuries and no harm to people. Reports regularly on safety performance of employees and contractors. Insures all appropriate OSHA and health monitoring tests are conducted. Manage the site environmental program. Oversees the preparation and submittal of all environmental reports to verify compliance with the following permits and agency requirements: TCEQ: Construction and operating air permits, underground storage tanks, waste water discharge, deepwell injection and solid waste disposal permits; USEPA: PSD, NPDES, RCRA permits, no migration petition and SPCC plans. Provides environmental surveillance as necessary and maintains environmental records. Insures that facility is in compliance with applicable laws and permits. Serves as the liaison with State, Federal and local regulatory agencies. Establishes contact and develops a rapport with the enforcement and compliance branch. Hosts regulatory inspectors. Responsible for assuring compliance with OSHA Process Safety Management program. Directs activities of Quality ISO-9000 program. Coordinates the follow up material for worker compensation claims and law suits. Insures application of new permit applications or amendments to existing permits as modifications occur or as regulations required. Coordinates the efforts in developing, updating, and implementing SOSO and the RCRA, Contingency/Preparedness and Prevention plans. Coordinates the training of plant personnel in health, safety and environmental areas (e.g. RCRA, storm water, SPCC plan and environmental awareness) in close cooperation with the training coordinator. Keeps abreast of Environmental and Health and Safety developments by establishing contacts through the TCC committees and by attending technical meetings and seminars. Obtains Reward and Recognition for SHE activities by submitting Safety and Environmental performance data and activities to appropriate Regulatory and Industry bodies. Reports corporate performance data in timely fashion. Participates in Community activities which may include plant tours and speaking before interested community groups. Provides pre-commissioning and startup assistance to Operations. Provides review of Operations, Maintenance, and Laboratory Standard Operating Procedures for environmental compliance. Networks with other sites to share best practices, enhance network operation, and determine ways to implement value added ideas. CSP preferred. Eight or more years of chemical plant experience required. Five years of SHE experience required. Experience with setting and delivering SHE objectives for an operating plant required. BS in Environmental Science, Safety or Engineering.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Director of Health, Safety, Security, and Environmental Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Position requires a BS degree and exposure to both safety and environmental management of programs and people in the chemical industry. Non-union, 160 person plant site. Need strong change manager. Responsible for maintaining the company’s programs related to employee health, safety, security, environment and EPA/OSHA compliance. Supervises 5 individuals (1 Environmental Manager, 1 Safety, Health & Security Manager, 1 IH, 1 environmental technician, 2 safety technicians and an admin). Will lead/mentor the organization regarding site safety and PSM systems, procedures, auditing and practices. Coordinates, supervises and develops training of less experienced employees on OSHA and DOT safety topics. Often conducts train-the-trainer. Provide risk management support to the organization for HSSE related issues. Serve as area subject matter expert in safety and PSM procedures and practices. Assist with injury/illness case management and documentation. Preparation, tracking and analysis of area safety and environmental performance metrics. Conduct site assessments to monitor safety compliance. Participate in incident investigations. Analyze risk trends and manages risk. Organize and schedule all necessary resources required to accomplish activities. Facilitate the review and upgrade to safety procedures and practices. Act as liaison with State, Federal and local agencies on safety and environmental issues. Coordinate the LDAR program. Ability to understand business strategy and landscape and translate into operating decisions that support site and business unit goals. Ensure compliance with Homeland Security protocols in the Facilities. Represent the organization in community and industry HSS&E groups and programs. Oversee the Emergency Response Program and communicate with local response agencies. Minimum 8 years experience in chemical manufacturing facility, preferably in a highly hazardous process. Minimum 5 Years Leadership Experience. Houston area candidates only.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Technology Engineer-Electrical Infrastructure/Power Distribution Baton Rouge, LA Becky Daniel
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Under the direction/supervision of the Utilities Technology Team Leader and in conjunction with the Power Distribution Team and the Utilities Operations Team, this position will oversee the long term, and strategic operation and development of the high and medium voltage power distribution activities and equipment. Will serve as the focal point for further development of electrical infrastructure processes in the plant. Will serve as the local owner of the Safety Concept for electrical infrastructure and power distribution. Will assist in troubleshooting operational problems and providing technical input/support to the Utilities Operations Team and the Power Distribution Team. Utilize engineering knowledge to make key decisions on operating practices and formulate/challenge ideas to improve the site's electrical infrastructure in a sustainable fashion. Focus on long-term and strategic improvements on equipment which include 4.16kV, 13.8kV, 34.5kV and 230kV power distribution, Co-Gen generators, high voltage substations, transformers, switchgears, starters, protection relays, emergency generators, motors, UPS equipment, batteries and other systems. Additional responsibilities: Monitor Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), distribution and utilization metrics for proactive identification and resolution of operability issues. Plan, prioritize, coordinate, and communicate switching/ maintenance with the individual operating units and public Utility (Entergy). Evaluate new technologies and participate on the site and North American Electrical Engineering Center of Excellence. Identify and recommend changes in existing power distribution system and suggest changes in plans to meet operational or department requirements and regulations. Maintain the site one-line diagrams. Update as needed based upon input from electricians where discrepancies are found. Participate in Root Cause Failure Analysis and execute corrective actions for complex and/or repetitive problems. Provide technical input to and create power distribution operating procedures. Develop and maintain site long term strategy and master plan for electrical growth, reliability and infrastructure improvements. Interface with transmission service provider and internal energy management team. Assist in Budgeting, review cost projections, billing, monthly cost forecasts (power costs). Coordination and communication of outages. Manufacturing Representative for Capital Projects. Regulatory compliance, communications, and record-keeping. Provide input to the maintenance group for Scheduling PM's and equipment outages. Development of business case for reliability improvements. Implement Lean Manufacturing Tools, ensure plant optimization targets are being met by monitoring plant operations and real time dashboards, take responsibility for small day-to-day operational improvements if requested, monitor and review Alarm management reports, conduct electrical system troubleshooting. Requires a BS in Electrical Engineering with at least 8 years experience in electrical distribution systems operations and troubleshooting, including 4.16kV and higher. Working knowledge/mastery of theory and operation of high voltage and medium voltage electrical distribution systems. 12+ years of industrial electrical engineering experience. Chemical plant or Utilities electrical operations experience. Electrical Project Engineer experience. Plant electrical system design/standards experience. Experience in maintenance and reliability of high voltage electrical systems. Experience in performing calculations to support coordination, relaying, etc.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Senior Instrument and Controls Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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infrastructure as well as additions or modifications to existing facilities, in coordination with Project Managers and other Design Disciplines. EXPERIENCE REQUIRED IN: P&ID development for instrumentation. Instrument list development. Interlock and continuous control logic development. Knowledge and implementation of DCS and PLC systems. Knowledge of wiring and installation of field instrumentation including selection of installation details. Knowledge of Hazardous Area Classification for instrument selection. Calculate sizing on control valves and flow meters. Preparing specifications and performing bid evaluations for: Field instrumentation. Package unit equipment for instrumentation and control. Review Vendor drawings for specification compliance. Coordination and direction of instrument Design/Drafting activities (in-house and outside contractor), including: Instrument index. Loop sheets and wiring diagrams. Instrument location plans. Instrument installation details. Control Room/Rack Room equipment arrangement drawings. Control panel design. Monitor the type of work described above when performed by outside contractor engineers and designers for timeliness and cost effectiveness. Interpretation and adherence to industry standards and regulatory codes. Interface with Operations, Vendors, and Contractors throughout design, construction, and startup. Preparation of estimates for I&C scope. Preparation of I&C design basis. Preparing specifications and performing bid evaluations for: SIS (user requirements specifications). DCS (user requirements specifications). Knowledge of DCS control for batch operations. Perform FAT and commissioning for DCS, SIS, and field instrumentation. Participate in plant start-up and
troubleshooting. Knowledge of Hazardous Area Classification for instrument selection. Familiar with industry SIS standard IEC 61511. BS in Electrical or Chemical Engineering. 2 positions available: One with 7 or more years of professional engineering experience and One with 15 or more years of professional engineering experience. At least 4 years experience as an Instrument and Controls Engineer, preferably in a chemical, petrochemical or similar manufacturing operation. Basic familiarity with engineering, purchasing, accounting and construction practices. Good communication and computer skills. Self starter with high level of results orientation

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Electrical Design Staff Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Lead electrical design effort to support the development of basic and detailed design of new plants and their infrastructure as well as additions or modifications to existing facilities, in coordination with Project Managers and other Design Disciplines. This includes but is not limited to: Developing Electrical Distribution Systems, Single Line Diagrams and Protection Schemes. Performing Electrical Short Circuit and Load Flow studies. Performing Electrical Protective Device Coordination Studies. Performing Electrical Arc Flash Analysis. Performing Hazardous Area Classification Studies. Developing Substation Arrangements. Preparing specifications and performing bid evaluations for: Electrical equipment. Electrical Heat Tracing Systems. Fire Detection and Protection System. Reviewing Vendor drawings for specification compliance. Coordination of in-house Electrical Design Drafting activities, including but not limited to: Power Distribution Systems, underground and overhead. Lighting. Grounding. Electrical Heat Tracing. Monitoring the type of work described above when performed by outside contractor engineers and designers, to ensure quality, timeliness and cost effectiveness. Interpretation and adherence to Technical Standards, industry standards and regulatory codes. Provide support to the installation of electrical equipment and systems. Perform shop and field inspection of electrical equipment and systems. Participate in plant start-up and troubleshooting. Review, validate/challenge, and provide constructive feedback on new and revised Technical Standards and Site Practices relating to Electrical engineering. B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering. 2 positions available: One with 10+ years experience and one with 5+ years experience. Provide intimate knowledge of the theory and practice of Electrical Engineering as used in a chemical plant and/or industrial operation. 10+ years in Electrical design engineering and related fields with at least 5 years in the Petrochemical or related industry. Knowledgeable in NFPA-70 (NEC) as it applies to the chemical plant environment. Strong computer skills. Knowledge of SKM Power tools.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Senior Instrument and Electrical Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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maintenance improvements. Will lead I/C engineering/implementation efforts to solve problems and implement opportunities that involve applications, installation, maintenance and operation of plant equipment and systems. Responsible for overall assistance with automation applications, including: Field Instrumentation and Controls. Process Control Systems (PCS). Networking and Security for systems. The principal responsibilities of this position include: Collaborate with Regional Service Center Team as well as Sites for Front End Loading. Support Sites in the Region with configuration of control systems. P&ID development for instrumentation. Instrument list development. Interlock and continuous control logic development. Knowledge and implementation of DCS and PLC systems. Knowledge of wiring and installation of field instrumentation including selection of installation details. Knowledge of Hazardous Area Classification for instrument selection. Calculate sizing on control valves and flow meters. Preparing specifications and performing bid evaluations for: Field instrumentation. Package unit equipment for instrumentation and control. Reviewing Vendor drawings for specification compliance. Coordination and direction of instrument Design/Drafting activities (in-house and outside contractor), including but not limited to: Instrument index. Loop sheets and wiring diagrams. Instrument location plans. Instrument installation details. Control Room/Rack Room equipment arrangement drawings. Assist a FAT test as needed. Control panel design. Monitoring the type of work described above when performed by outside contractor engineers and designers for timeliness and cost effectiveness. Interpretation and adherence to industry standards and regulatory codes. Interface with Operations, Vendors, and Contractors throughout design, construction, and startup. Preparation of estimates for I&C scope. Preparation of I&C design basis. Support PHA efforts. Experience Desired in: Preparing specifications and performing bid evaluations for: SIS (user requirements specifications). DCS (user requirements specifications). Knowledge of DCS control for batch operations. Perform FAT and commissioning for DCS, SIS, and field instrumentation. Participate in plant start-up and troubleshooting. Knowledge of Hazardous Area Classification for instrument selection. Familiar with industry SIS standard IEC 61511. Knowledge of networking and interaction between DCS, SCADA, PIMS, and IS Systems. BS degree (Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Chemical Engineering) with strong process control curriculum) and at least 7 years relevant experience. Strong technical knowledge in the fundamentals of unit operations, such as batch operations,
distillation towers, heat exchangers, and extraction processes. Strong technical knowledge of field instrumentation and control valves. Strong communication, computer skills, and organizational skills. Basic familiarity with purchasing, accounting and construction practices. Self-starter with high level of results orientation. Desired Skills: Working knowledge of Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS). Strong technical knowledge of control systems troubleshooting, maintenance, and configuration. Working knowledge of fieldbus, Profibus, Asi-bus and other instrumentation communication networks and buses. Basic understanding of Advanced Process Control (APC) applications.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Lead Instrumentation Design Engineer South Alabama Becky Daniel
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Demonstrated experience in specification and application of Sensing Elements/Transmitters and Final Control Elements, Pneumatics, Hydraulic and SCADA, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s) and Distributed Control Systems (DCS) systems. Apply knowledge in designing instrumentation systems in an industrial plant environment with respect to operations and maintenance. Understand and interpret engineering drawings; have capability of directing the development of drawings. Apply general knowledge of digital, electronic and pneumatic instrumentation and controls. Demonstrate experience in writing Capital Appropriation Requests for your area of expertise, Pre-Startup Safety reviews (PSSR’s), Management of Change (MOC), scoping, design, Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC), installation, startup assistance, metrics must be met regarding safety, schedules and budgets. Provide assistance in writing lock-out/tag-out (LOTO) plans to ensure safety during construction and turnarounds. Verify and check sizing of instrument process data sheets. Develop/support instrumentation/control system cost estimates, scheduling and manpower loading activities. Review and approve vendor packages for instrument related systems. Demonstrate knowledge and application of Fieldbus systems. Understand the application of National Electrical Code (NEC) and other industrial codes and standards. Develop Piping and Instrument Diagrams and control strategies to support the process team. Understand electrical area classifications and compliance methods (enclosure, intrinsically safe, purging, etc.). Develop/review control system user requirements specification and site acceptance testing. Participate in Process Hazard Analysis reviews. Develop/review construction bid specifications for control system and instrument installation. Knowledge of Safety Integrity Level (SIL) levels and application of safety instrumented systems. Maintain or support any site specific requirements; offer leveraging alternatives to improve engineering results. Establish relationships with key suppliers to support project requirements; offer leveraging alternatives to improve engineering results. Act as owner or participant in the development and revisions of Instrumentation and Control Standard Operating Procedures. Provide instrument discipline direction to contractors, maintenance, and designers. Review and provide comments for quality assurance of engineering deliverables from engineering consultants. Provide input for QA/QC requirements for capital installations. Provide project scoping input to ensure accurate and efficient materials and methods are utilized. Coordinate the execution of the instrumentation aspects of a project through multiple phases including scoping, design, and construction. Coordinate input from operations and maintenance for the instrumentation design of a project. BS Degree in Engineering required. Minimum 8 years of combined experience in Process Control, Instrument Design, and/or developmental design engineering within an industrial manufacturing environment and/or engineering design house required. Willingness to travel up to 50%. Industrial manufacturing work experience preferred with a basic understanding of process systems and related fields. Champion engineering standards for specification of new equipment installation. Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers. Relates well to all levels and kinds of people; builds appropriate rapport; Listens well. Self-starter, results driven, anticipates, initiates and implements solutions; proactive; consensus builder. Task oriented, highly motivated, bias for action, decisive, and team player. Working knowledge of network and distributed control systems. Experience with the implementation and configurations of PLC, DCS, and SCADA systems for both batch and continuous processes. Ability to understand and correctly specify the appropriate instrument material of construction. Specification, selection and sizing of un-interruptible power supplies. Support a strong safety awareness program with consistent implementation of policies and procedures. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Provide maintenance technical support to a manufacturing plant, when needed. This includes troubleshooting, testing, evaluating results and safety. Ability to quickly respond and appropriately assess issues in the plant. Know when, where and how to resolve issues to minimize production downtime and ensure safe and environmentally responsible action is taken. Ability to interface with all disciplines; process, electrical, project, mechanical, etc. Champion innovation and new technologies. Experience using SAP is desired. Experience in preventive maintenance, commissioning of new systems, testing with pass/fail criteria, coordination study reviews, troubleshooting, LOTO and MOC. Knowledge of SmartPlant/INtools or other instrumentation database a plus.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Lead Electrical Design Engineer South Alabama Becky Daniel
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Will support the writing of Capital Appropriation Requests for area of expertise, Pre-Startup Safety Reviews (PSSR’s), Management of Change (MOC), scoping, design, Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC), installation, startup assistance and writing Work Orders (WO's). Meet safety, scheduling, and budget metrics. Provide assistance in writing lock out/tag out (LOTO) plans to ensure safety during new construction and turnarounds. Maintain or support any site specific requirements or standards, if deemed necessary. Ensure consistency in standardization of parts and equipment. Act as an owner or participant in the development and revisions of Electrical Standard Operating Procedures. Revise and update procedures and drawings as electrical distribution changes occur. Ensure QA/QC requirements are met for capital installations. Establish relationships with key suppliers to support plant requirements and introduce new products. Provide Electrical Engineering technical assistance to the site pertaining to such organizations as the Fire Protection Agency, Electrical Codes and other best engineering practices in general. Particular recommendations on issues regarding safety and code compliance are essential. Perform root cause failure analysis when outages or voltage sags occur. Perfect power is essential to meeting safety, environmental and production goals. Provide direction to contractors, maintenance and designers as required. Ensure consistency in drawings and equipment on out-sourced engineering work. Become quickly familiar with plant electrical load distribution, coordination and segregation issues, Electrical Code compliance for electrical installations particularly in hazardous locations. Sign/approve electrical drawings per International Standards Organization (ISO) requirements. Provide project scoping input to ensure accurate and efficient materials and methods are utilized. Manage the execution of the electrical aspects of a project through engineering design and construction, while integrating plant personnel to ensure results that meet the needs of the plant sponsors. Remain knowledgeable of document management and document control systems (Documentum and AM Meridian). Maintain the integrity of all electrical drawings, specifications, programs, and other documentation for assigned projects. Direct a strong safety awareness program with a consistent implementation of policies and procedures. Provide skilled experience in the specification and application of high/medium/low voltage power distribution and utilization equipment (switchgear, medium/low voltage motor control centers, transformers, drives, etc.). Provide discipline engineering support to manufacturing, when needed. Understand, implement and integrate motor control schemes including Variable Frequency Drive (VFD), Vector, and Direct Current (DC) drives. Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering required. Minimum 7 years experience with design and troubleshooting medium and high voltage equipment and increasingly related responsibilities in the electrical engineering design field within a similar industry required. Willingness to travel up to 50%. Experience with applying NEC, IEC, GB, NFPA, and API codes and standards to Electrical Engineering Design highly preferred. Industrial environment work experience a plus. Ability to drive non-capital solutions and alternative analyses, develop relationships with key Procurement representatives, achieve World Class Safety performance on all site related work, and ensure all goals and metrics are met or exceeded. Ability to work with teams of engineers, maintenance, materials management, and operations employees to plan, assist in the development and implementation of a strategy that improves safety, quality, reliability, and process control. Champion innovation and new technologies. Experience using SAP. Extensive knowledge in codes such as: Electrical Safety, Electrical Codes, Fire Protection, etc. with knowledge of how codes pertain to hazardous locations, motors, cables, etc. highly preferred. Experience in preventive maintenance, commissioning of new systems, testing with pass/fail criteria, coordination study reviews, troubleshooting, LOTO and MOC a plus. Ability to commission, coordinate, interpret and apply results from Short Circuit Analysis, Electrical Load Flow, Incoming System Coordination/Relay Settings, and ARC Flash Analysis Studies preferred.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Analyzer Engineer Baton Rouge, L Becky Daniel
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Responsible for providing on-line Process Analyzer expertise for the site. This includes providing engineering service to assure proper design, installation, repair and maintenance according to regulatory and company standards for on line analytical instrumentation. Leads and supervises the activities of technicians for new installations and routine maintenance/repair of on-line analyzers. Ensures a culture of continuous improvement employing LEAN Manufacturing tools. Leader of on-line analyzer team development. Build and maintain an engaged and safe work force. Provide technical expertise for on-line analyzer engineering design, installation, repair, and maintenance. Support large capital projects in the specification, design and construction of analyzer systems in accordance with regulatory and company standards. Develop disciplined and systematic equipment maintenance strategy and upkeep including validation/calibration programs. Apply appropriate reliability tools to drive improvements, optimize costs and improve asset effectiveness. Evaluate new technologies and capability of lab to on-line transition. Evaluate alternatives for equipment repair seeking cost and time advantages. Participates and contributes on teams or via ad hoc assignments with other Site, NAFTA, and engineers and technologist
(Centers of Expertise and Procurement Verbund Teams are examples). Responsible for leading the cost center to develop and manage budgets. BS Degree in an Engineering discipline and minimum 7+ years of experience in a chemical/petrochemical or other similar manufacturing environment. Minimum 3+ years of proven work history and experience in each of the following areas: Instrumentation, Control and electrical systems, Project management, Construction, installation and field maintenance of on-line instrumentation. Minimum of 4+ years of proven leadership experience. Ability to communicate effectively with facts and figures along with the ability to influence, persuade and negotiate. Strong interpersonal skills are required.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Electrical Engineer Georgia Becky Daniel
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Provide electrical engineering services, including design, estimating, reporting, cost control to implement projects, system troubleshooting, and support day to day maintenance activities. Adhere to all plant HSE standards, policies and procedures. Maintain a safe and clean work environment. Responsible for electrical project cost estimates and coordinating project design and installation activities. Communicate changes in standards (NEC, OSHA, IEEE, etc.) that effect plant practices and equipment. Provide specifications and support for process instrumentation, control wiring, heat trace systems, switchgear, motors, starters, lighting, generators, VSD’s, MCCs, UPS systems, and fire alarm systems. Provide electrical control system troubleshooting support to maintenance as required. Supply technical support for maintenance and operations departments. Participate, lead and provide support to HAZOP Team studies. Responsible for supervising work of contractors. BS Electrical Engineering or related field Minimum Experience. 5+ years engineering experience. Medium and High voltage distribution system maintenance. NFPA 70E work practices and ARC Flash methodology. Programming and troubleshooting Programmable Logic Controllers. Motor Control Center Design and Maintenance. Process instrument specifications. Medium and High voltage distribution system maintenance. NFPA 70E work practices and ARC Flash methodology. Programming and troubleshooting Programmable Logic Controllers. Motor Control Center Design and Maintenance. Process instrument specifications.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Instrument and Controls Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Lead instrument design effort to support the development of basic and detailed design of new plants and their infrastructure as well as additions or modifications to existing facilities, in coordination with Project Managers and other Design Disciplines. P&ID development for instrumentation. Instrument list development. Interlock and continuous control logic development. Knowledge and implementation of DCS and PLC systems. Knowledge of wiring and installation of field instrumentation including selection of installation details. Knowledge of Hazardous Area Classification for instrument selection. Calculate sizing on control valves and flow meters. Preparing specifications and performing bid evaluations for field instrumentation. Package unit equipment for instrumentation and control. Reviewing Vendor drawings for specification compliance. Coordination and direction of instrument Design/Drafting activities (in-house and outside contractor), including but not limited to: Instrument index. Loop sheets and wiring diagrams. Instrument location plans. Instrument installation details. Control Room/Rack Room equipment arrangement drawings. Control panel design. Monitor the type of work described above when performed by outside contractor engineers and designers for timeliness and cost effectiveness. Interpretation and adherence to industry standards and regulatory codes. Interface with Operations, Vendors, and Contractors throughout design, construction, and startup. Preparation of estimates for I&C scope. Preparation of I&C design basis. Prepare specifications and performing bid evaluations for SIS (user requirements specifications) and DCS (user requirements specifications). Knowledge of DCS control for batch operations. Perform FAT and commissioning for DCS, SIS, and field instrumentation. Participate in plant start-up and troubleshooting. Knowledge of Hazardous Area Classification for instrument selection. Familiar with industry SIS standard IEC 61511. BS in Electrical or Chemical Engineering and 5 or more years of professional experience. At least 3 years experience in Instrument and Controls engineering in a chemical, petrochemical or similar manufacturing operation. Basic familiarity with engineering, purchasing, accounting and construction practices. Good communication and computer skills. Self starter with high level of results orientation.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Electrical Design Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Lead electrical design effort to support the development of basic and detailed design of new plants and their infrastructure as well as additions or modifications to existing facilities, in coordination with Project Managers and other Design Disciplines. Develop Electrical Distribution Systems, Single Line Diagrams and Protection Schemes. Perform Electrical Short Circuit and Load Flow studies. Perform Electrical Protective Device Coordination Studies. Perform Electrical Arc Flash Analysis. Perform Hazardous Area Classification Studies. Develop Substation Arrangements. Prepare specifications and perform bid evaluations for: Electrical equipment. Electrical Heat
Tracing Systems. Fire Detection and Protection System. Review Vendor drawings for specification compliance. Coordination of in-house Electrical Design Drafting activities, including: Power Distribution Systems, underground and overhead. Lighting. Grounding. Electrical Heat Tracing. Monitor the type of work described above when performed by outside contractor engineers and designers, to ensure quality, timeliness and cost effectiveness. Interpretation and adherence to Technical Standards, industry standards and regulatory codes. Provide support to the installation of electrical equipment and systems. Perform shop and field inspection of electrical equipment and systems. Participate in plant start-up and troubleshooting. Review, validate/challenge, and provide constructive feedback on new and revised Technical Standards and Site Practices relating to Electrical engineering. B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering with experience to provide intimate knowledge of the theory and practice of Electrical Engineering as used in a chemical plant and/or industrial operation. At least 5 years in Electrical design engineering and related fields with at least 3 years in the Petrochemical or related industry. Knowledgeable in NFPA-70 (NEC) as it applies to the chemical plant environment

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Instrument Engineer Odessa and Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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RAPIDLY growing E&C business client. Estimates and executes various instrument engineering actions, including technical study and detailed design, concept and front end engineering development. Ensures equipment selection and specifications meet all recognized industrial codes and standards. Sizes flow measurement elements and throttling control valves and regulators. Develops specifications for instrumentation items, single loop control equipment, and control and shutdown valves. Checks vendor supplied drawings and/or information and coordinates transfer into project drawings. Coordinates with other engineering disciplines and reviews internally created design drawings. Performs checkout of vendor provided equipment at vendor shops and/or jobsite and supports field pre-commissioning and start-up as required. Work primarily on gas processing, petroleum refining, and/or oil and gas production facilities. Work within a small, multi-disciplinary team of engineers and designers to execute design and engineering on projects. Generate design deliverables for projects, working within strict budget and schedule constraints to execute the instrument engineering scope. Engineering Degree (EE, ME or ChE accepted). 10+ year experience (consider 5+ if all other qualifications met) Multi-state (by examination) PE license required; (EIT acceptable with near term ability to become licensed). Experience in industrial process facility instrumentation including sizing, specification of controls/shutoff valves/field measurement devices, P&ID development. Knowledgeable of instrument wiring systems, common control systems hardware. Minimal travel required.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Senior Electrical Engineer Odessa and Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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RAPIDLY growing E&C business client. Supervise subordinate engineers and designers. Engage in shop and field testing switchgear, control systems equipment. Provide direction and coordination of electrical design for large industrial projects in Power, Refining, Petro-Chemical, and Manufacturing. Repair electrical designs for large scale industrial projects. Apply design knowledge in power distribution, grounding, lighting, control systems, and equipment specification and selection. Analyze complex engineering problems and offer effective resolutions. Supervise and direct a team of engineers, designers and support personnel. Interact with all engineering disciplines, construction project managers, and clients. Lead an electrical design group on large scale industrial projects. Establish the initial project schedule and regular maintenance of project schedules. Recommend appropriate staffing for each design activity and determine time to complete for each task on the project schedule. Coordinate design, test, and build activities between the design team and key cross-functional teams. Apply standard engineering design principles and methodology for research of design options. Manage external design resources, when appropriate. Review of product documentation for accuracy including documentation intended for customer use. BS in Electrical Engineering required. 5+ years' experience preferred. EIT licensure required; P.E. by exam preferred. Experience in the specification of LV and MV transformers, switchgear, motor controls, and variable frequency drives. Experience in the analysis of industrial power systems using SKM Tools or equivalent modeling software is required. Must be familiar with the National Electrical Code and API standards, including sections relevant to electrical installations in hazardous locations and in the classification of hazardous areas. Must be able to travel up to 10% of the time. Experience as a project lead on complex, multi-discipline engineering design or EPC projects preferred. Strong verbal and written communication skills required with the ability to prepare written specifications and contract documents. Ability to manage several simultaneous projects.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Senior I and E Designer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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RAPIDLY growing E&C business client. Design process plant instrumentation and electrical power systems in accordance with nationally recognized and company standards. Work collaboratively with others in a team
environment to accomplish objectives. Design medium and low voltage power distribution and controls, instrumentation/control system wiring, plant lighting, electrical heat tracing, and the installation of process plant instrumentation. Verify accuracy and completeness of all deliverable products and services in assigned areas of responsibility. 5+ years industrial design experience in process plant instrumentation and electrical power systems. AutoCad drafting skills required. Working knowledge of the National Electrical Code. Associates Degree in an industrial technology program or evaluated equivalent experience. Strong working knowledge of electrical design (conduit and cable sizing, voltage drop calculations, hazardous location apparatus selection, cable tray sizing and specification, motor control schematic and wiring design, etc.) Strong working knowledge of instrumentation design (normal and energy-limited circuit design, preparation of installation details, location plans, control panel layout and device selection, etc.) Familiarity with pneumatic, electronic and analytical instrumentation used to measure and control flow, temperature, pressure, level and analytical properties of fluids. Proficiency in reading technical documentation including Piping & Instrument Diagrams, loop drawings, wiring schematics, and specifications. Minimal travel – may be required to visit construction jobsites.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Electrical Reliability Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Will provide electrical reliability engineering support by providing instrument, electrical, and analyzer engineering expertise to drive reliability improvements and optimize production units. Primary responsibilities will include complex troubleshooting of process control systems to sustain reliable daily operation, supporting the development and execution of plant capital and expense projects, and application of corporate engineering standards. Additionally, this position will be required to lead/participate in formal root cause failure analysis using recognized formal processes. Considered the site subject matter expert in the operation and maintenance of process analyzers, PLC systems, and process controls related equipment. Will provide practical assistance and troubleshooting to assure safe, high quality, and cost effective repairs of electronic/pneumatic instrumentation, control systems, and analyzers. Will also participate in the design and implementation for new installations and lead the QA/QC efforts. Additional responsibilities include optimization of preventive maintenance programs, lead/participate in key reliability focus studies to improve system reliability, perform in depth investigations to properly identify and eliminate the root cause of incidents, and complete and close incident/audit findings as required. Will implement applicable best practice team initiatives and provide leadership and technical support to site Reliability Improvement Teams and capital projects. The candidate must demonstrate a working knowledge of all applicable engineering codes/standards such as ISA, NEC, and IEEE. Required to have a solid understanding of field instrumentation and electrical system documentation (loop drawings, wiring diagrams, specification sheets, and schematics). Successful candidates must exhibit an understanding of business process and procedures, reliability processes and workflows, and be able to actively seek continuous improvement. Must have the ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with all levels of the organization. This includes the training of maintenance craftsmen and operations personnel on equipment repairs and operation. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills are critical for the resolution of issues associated with completing day to day activities and key to relate complex concepts to a diverse workforce. In addition, the position mentors technicians and less experience engineers, develops and delivers required technical training, and authors procedures to ensure compliance with company requirements and best practices as well as recognized industry practices. Bachelors of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering is required. A minimum of 6 years of plant engineering experience is required. Solid understanding of project and maintenance workflows is required. Working knowledge of corporate engineering standards is required. Familiarity with process analyzer technology is required. Working knowledge of process interlock and controls system technology is required. Preferred Qualifications: Master degree in Electrical Engineering is preferred. A minimum of 10 years' experience is preferred. Solid understanding of the application of life cycle cost analysis and its relationship to reliable asset management is preferred. Experience in the maintenance and operation of chemical processing equipment is preferred. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft applications; Microsoft Office, Excel, and Power Point is preferred.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 I and E Reliability Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Will be responsible for leading instrument & electrical reliability improvement within an Olefins plant. Candidate will work with other engineering disciplines to accomplish this task. Support maintenance engineering as needed to resolve instrument & electrical issues. Develop comprehensive Preventive Maintenance (PM) programs for instrument and electrical equipment. Ensure that BOM's and spare parts descriptions are correct/accurate for critical equipment. Participate/support engineering standards and procedures development work. As needed, establishes the design basis for interlocks, electrical power distribution, area classification, arc flash studies and National Electrical Code compliance, and/or all governing or adopted codes. Perform RCFA on all critical
equipment failures within assigned area. Participates in incident investigations, RCFAs, FEMAs, RCMs, etc. within assigned areas. Supports the efforts of the Reliability Improvement Teams to identify leveraging projects and eliminate bad actors. Understand and support instrument and electrical capital projects from a technical perspective. Assesses the impact of projects on systems infrastructure and proposes solutions that best balance the immediate project needs with that of existing plant systems operational, reliability, and safety requirements. Provides technical direction for engineering contractors when it supports assigned work. Ensures that applicable plant personnel are consulted and have the opportunity to provide input on decisions regarding technical direction. Plays a key role in the formation of vendor alliances and committed business agreements. Participates in the technical review for all outside repair facilities, and/or blanket order vendor selections. Represents the Facility in industry and professional organizations, users groups, and other organizations, which address or govern industry codes and standards. Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or closely related technical degree. A minimum of 5 years of work experience in low voltage electrical and instrumentation systems in the refining/petrochemical industry. Must demonstrate a working knowledge of applicable engineering codes/standards such as ISA, NEC, IEEE. Experience with major instrumentation systems including Honeywell DCS, Modicon PLC's, Bentley Nevada vibration monitoring equipment, interlock control systems for machinery and related process systems is required. Working knowledge of field instrumentation including transmitters and tank gauging and inventory control systems is also required. Individual should be well versed in standard PC software tools, SAP systems related to maintenance & reliability systems, and be familiar with efficient document control procedures and component databases.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Instrument and Control Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Will provide instrumentation engineering support to a designated area of responsibility in the Plant. This includes leading reliability improvements, expense and small capital projects and supporting maintenance efforts and drive improvements in maintenance work processes, procedures, performance, and cost. Will work closely with technical groups, operations and maintenance personnel in the execution of these duties. Manage the overall technical direction for design and installation of instrumentation, valves, control systems, PLC's, SIS, etc. Generate and review, and approve instrumentation specifications, and design drawings and calculations. Provide technical direction for engineering contractors on instrumentation and analysis equipment. Provide troubleshooting assistance to plant IEA Technicians. Develop and maintain standards and specifications. Participate and lead incident investigations to properly identify and eliminate the root cause of incidents, complete and close findings. Participate in RCFAs, FEMAs, RCMs, etc. Participate in all capital project P&ID and PHA / HAZOP reviews in asset area. Participate as a core team member on projects, which have major significant IEA components, and as a resource for projects which have minor IEA components. Provide assistance with FAT and SATs, commissioning and checkouts. Assist in the pre-commissioning and start-up of new processes on an as needed basis as detailed in the execution plan to ensure adequate transfer of custody and care to plant operations. B.S. Degree in Engineering. Must have some experience in polymers. A minimum of 2 years of Instrumentation and Controls experience in a chemical, refining or other process related industry. Demonstrated working knowledge of all applicable engineering codes/standards and their application. Thorough knowledge of operating processes, equipment, and materials, as well as critical analytical skills are needed to effectively evaluate equipment performance and problems. Advanced level of interpersonal capability to provide timely and effective problem solving. Strong customer focus in order to understand priorities and ensure key business objectives are met in Safety, Reliability, and Capital Discipline. Communication and process safety management competencies are also considered critical for effectively engaging various levels of the organization. Ability to climb and enter confined work spaces.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Electrical Engineer New Orleans, LA Area Becky Daniel
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Develop, manage, and participate in programs, methods, systems and practices for maintaining a safe work environment. Develop the required human resources capability for achieving the required Plant Maintenance goals. Monitor equipment performance and make recommendations to improve reliability and reduce cost. Provide cost estimating and engineering proposals on routine replacement of equipment to correct maintenance problems or for the improvement of processing equipment. Supervise the installation of such equipment. Provide technical support to production and maintenance organizations throughout the plant to evaluate and resolve maintenance problems. Provide training to production, maintenance and other departments in the proper operation and care of equipment in area of expertise. Develop the necessary training as required. Keep current on new technology and equipment and evaluate same for use in plant. Attend technical meetings and seminars to maintain and improve skills as related to their discipline and areas of maintenance management. Consults with
contractors, maintenance and outside service groups on capital and maintenance projects. Evaluates, designs and recommends, changes in maintenance activities to increase reliability of existing equipment, reduce repair costs, and minimize product interruptions. Develops, implements and evaluates preventive maintenance programs. Establishes testing and calibration procedures for required equipment. Recommends, establishes and updates spare parts requirements for existing equipment. Assists other maintenance engineers on special projects of a non-routine basis. Prepares equipment specifications and purchase requests. Maintains equipment repair records and logs – evaluates repair costs and trends. Develops outages for major repair work equipment. Designs systems or improves design of existing systems to reduce repair and downtime. Provides design and cost estimates for capital projects. Assists in training of hourly personnel in repair techniques. Prepares capital appropriations for maintenance related projects. Advises plant engineering on specifications and layout of equipment on capital projects. Assists in troubleshooting techniques for major/repetitive equipment. Maintains all appropriate engineering drawings, files, and specifications as required. Consults with Corporate Engineering on special maintenance and/or capital projects. Instructs operations personnel of operation and control of equipment. Assure compliance with federal, state, and local environmental regulations and operating permits. Also, promote all environmental policies and procedures. Participates and accepts responsibility for meeting plant and individual PSM goals and monthly spreadsheet responsibilities. Actively participates in plant’s Health, Environmental, Safety and Security (HESS) programs to assure a safe and environmentally sound workplace. Assumes accountability for meeting plant safety goals and various other requirements including training, work permits, critical items inspections, job observations, housekeeping, reporting hazards and issues, and working safely in job assignments. Actively participates in safety meetings and various other HESS programs while promoting safety through offering recommendations to other employees on working safely. BS Degree in Electrical Engineering. 2-10 years of experience. High voltage experience required. Previous Electrical Engineering Experience in a Manufacturing Environment preferred.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 I/E Project Engineer Beaumont, TX Area Becky Daniel
Job Description:

Serves as an Instrument/Electrical project team member. Serves as Project Team Leader as required and is responsible for the overall project success (Cost, Timing and Quality). Participates in the Process Safety Engineering Team to effectively implement and manage the Facility’s Safety Instrumented System (SIS) safety life cycle phases. Responsible for developing front end designs and detailed scope of work for instrument/electrical discipline. Responsible for performing instrument/electrical design calculations and providing specifications for the purchase and installation of new equipment. Accountable for project implementation which includes field inspection, problem solving, coordination and start-up assistance. Provides the maintenance and operations departments with instrument/electrical technical support as required for repairs, preventive maintenance, maintenance procedures and equipment operating. procedures. Participates in Process Safety Management studies such as Design Hazard Reviews, Process Hazard Analysis, Layers of Protection Analysis and incident investigations. Addresses action items resulting from these studies. Accountable for personal work practices that impact Safety and Environmental performance. Ensure compliance with all corporate procedures and guidelines. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Senior Environmental Engineer North Houston Becky Daniel
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Will perform environmental assignments and have sole ownership of some significant environmental functions in the air, waste and water. Will have sole ownership for understanding of one or more bodies of environmental regulations and related compliance activities, although emphasis will be on air regulation and compliance. Will be responsible for permitting and compliance activities at multiple facilities in multiple locations throughout the US. Will apply regulatory and plant operational knowledge to choose and progress a compliance path and exhibits the interpersonal skills and organizational understanding to effectively implement those plans. Will have the ability to interpret complex rules and their interrelationships. Coordinate activities with others to achieve results and receives minimal day-to-day supervision. Will also make recommendations to and participates with capital project groups to achieve and maintain environmental compliance. Regulatory and technical knowledge: Is an expert in both federal and local air permitting and compliance. Serves as an expert resource for environmental regulations and cost effective compliance. Is able to prioritize regulatory and technical knowledge to use it where it will have the most positive impact. Must be well organized and capable of managing multiple priorities and meeting established deadlines. Represents the company in interactions with regulatory agencies. Process knowledge: Understands the company operations to which the regulations and requirements must be applied and is able to identify opportunities for improvement. Maintains in-depth understanding of the units, processes and practices. Organizational knowledge: Understands the organization and the roles and responsibilities of each function. Interacts and works well with others: Has good communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills to help the HSE department, operations, and other functional groups implement those process changes or procedures necessary to comply with the regulations and requirements. Builds positive relationships with others. Applies experiences to identify, plan, and complete tasks: Provides leadership and direction to sites relative to air and other matters of environmental compliance. Adapts to the situation at hand and is able to bring problem situations under control. Is able to develop and execute a long-range plan. Develops specific scope and objective and determines necessary tasks and resources. Establishes measurements, monitors performance and progress. Is able to effectively manage multiple tasks. Negotiations with Agencies and Auditors: Develops the confidence, capability, and willingness to maintain the site's position with an agency representative or auditor, as appropriate, on the interpretation and applicability of requirements. BS or advanced degree in engineering, relevant sciences or specific environmental discipline. 7+ years of relevant environmental experience required, preferably in chemical manufacturing industry.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Senior EHS Specialist Freeport, TX Becky Daniel
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Serves as air expert for all sites within the Texas Hub to coordinate and consult on all permitting and compliance management activities. Responsible for overall planning and implementation of programs within the Texas Hub to manage permits and compliance with state and federal air regulations. Develops and directs programs to implement new air regulations within the Texas Hub. Consults on and reviews all air permit applications within the Texas Hub and negotiates permit special conditions with state air agency. Reviews agency correspondence. Directs contractors performing air quality services, including ambient air monitoring. Serves as an expert consultant to unit EHS specialists. Assists with responses to agency air inspections and enforcement actions. Reviews all permit applications, Title V, NSPS and NESHAPS reports for technical content and accuracy prior to signature by Responsible Official. Prepares annual emissions inventory submittals to state authorities and RC report. Provides support to sites within the hub without an assigned EHS Specialist. Represents company on TCC air subcommittee. Maintains central air files and records, including site netting tables. Manages collection and submittal of monthly NOx data to Environmental COE. BS in Engineering or Science required; MS is preferred. Must have at least 10 years of experience with air permitting in a manufacturing environment with 6 years consulting with Air permitting. Texas specific experience is a plus.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Environmental Engineer - Air Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Provides leadership and support in the execution of environmental regulatory permitting and compliance for various air programs, including NSR, MSS, SSMP, HRVOC, Title V, MACT, NSPS and NESHAPs. Primary responsibilities include the Federal and State air permitting function associated with petrochemical manufacturing processes, working in a team oriented environment. The successful candidate will possess a thorough understanding of the air permitting process including data gathering, air dispersion modeling requirements, application processing, review and final issuance. Additional responsibilities will include general air compliance activities such as reporting, monitoring, and recordkeeping, Permit-by-Rule (PBR) submittals, and air compliance plant support. Maintains strong professional credentials in the air permitting arena and represents the company
within professional and technical organizations, as well as during regulatory visits and inspections. Results oriented; Technically competent in the Federal and State air permitting processes; Excellent communication skills across all levels of the organization; Technical writing skills are required, with the ability to present clear and concise direction to internal and external stake holders; Excellent presentation skills required; Must be able to read and interpret governmental regulations to determine applicability to the company’s business processes; and Competent in MS Office software utilized by the company such as MS Word, Outlook, Access and Excel is required. Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering, environmental Engineering or other appropriate engineering/science discipline; 7+ years air-related experience in environmental permitting associated with petrochemical manufacturing operations; and 7+ years of environmental permitting experience with general Federal and State regulation including NSR, Title V, MACT, NSPS, NESHAPs, HRVOC and MSS.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Estimator Civil/Mechanical/Structural Odessa, TX Becky Daniel
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RAPIDLY growing E&C business client. Prepare detailed estimates in accordance with the scope of work, blueprints, specifications, and other documentation to prepare quantity take-offs, for foundations, structural steel, pipe, and process equipment. Apply work hour unit rates for each item in the estimate to generate the overall direct work hours. Understand the construction equipment requirements, the temporary facilities requirement and field non-manual staffing requirements. Assist in the solicitation of quotes from material and equipment suppliers, subcontractors, and specified manufacturers. Distributes and maintains control of bid documents. Identifies special Client or project requirements for weather protection, cranes, hoists, HES requirements and services. Analyze project location and productivity associated with the location. Reviews labor costs and applicable licensing requirements. Ensures that all bid forms are completed and properly executed. Facilitate bid review meetings with Business Unit Management, Estimating group, and/or business line management to finalize bid. Coordinate with other departments during the bid process on proposals. 5+ years’ experience with industrial civil, structural steel, process equipment and piping estimating. Working knowledge of estimating software; MC2 a plus. Competitive bid experience up to $20M in the petro-chemical, power, gas processing, refining and other heavy industrial facilities. Construction field experience highly preferred. Advanced knowledge or estimating strategies and techniques. Thorough understanding of construction industry practices, processes, and standards and their impact on project activities. Knowledge of estimating Best Practices. Occasional travel required

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Civil/Structural Design Staff Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Responsible for providing civil, structural and architectural engineering of new chemical plants, major expansions and debottlenecking of existing plants and infrastructure facilities for conception, design and execution phases of projects. This includes project scope development, conceptual planning, estimating, detailed design, project execution and coordination of capital and expense projects. Provides interpretation of building codes, evaluations of existing facilities and provides expertise, knowledge, and interpretations in ACI, AISC, ASCE, IBC, and other applicable Codes and Standards. Provides technical direction for Discipline Engineers and Designers (in-house and/or third party engineering firm) during the engineering phase of the projects. Insures quality design, cost/scope compliance and schedule activities are met as related to Civil, Structural, Architectural Engineering and Design. Participates in teams, internal committees and ad hoc assignments to represent the Civil, Structural and Architectural discipline. Includes interaction with other sites and North American personnel, review, validate, and provide feedback on new and revised Technical Standards, Corporate policies and procedures. Centers of Expertise (CoE's) and peer working teams are examples. Chemical and/or Petrochemical industry experience required with procurement and construction of capital projects including evaluation of bids/proposals, construction contracting, and constructability issues, such as site work, foundations, and structural steel. Coordinating, supporting, and executing multiple project modifications, debottlenecking, maintenance activities, and retrofits involving multi-discipline interfaces experience required. BS Degree in Civil Engineering. Professional License preferred. 10+ years experience in civil/structural design engineering and related fields, with at least 5 years experience at the senior level in the Petrochemical or related industry. STAADPro structural design software, Understanding of Geotechnical Engineering, Railroad design, Road design and Drainage design experience is a plus.

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03/28/13 03/28/13 Senior Environmental Health and Safety Engineer for Engineering Services Pullman, Washington, United States Grant Godfrey
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The Opportunity:

 

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) is seeking an experienced EHS professional looking to lead the EHS initiatives in our Engineering Services (ES) Division. The ideal candidate will be comfortable with and excel in a rapidly growing and dynamic company with increasing responsibilities and potential for growth. This position will be located at our company headquarters in Pullman, Washington.

 

SELs corporate office is located in Eastern Washington where you'll enjoy an unmatched quality of life. Enjoy the smaller town life: country space, freedom from traffic, easy access to recreational activities in nearby mountains, rivers, and forests, as well as great schools and universities.


 

Senior EHS Engineer (Engineering Services)

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and continuously refine SELs Engineering Services (ES) environmental, health, and safety (EHS) systems and programs to comply with federal, state, and local regulations and SEL requirements.

  • Manage active ES hazard control and accident prevention programs. Prepare, review and submit reports to identify root causes and recommend corrective actions.

  • Develop, supervise, and coordinate ES EHS training programs which encourage a safe and healthy work environment, reduce environmental impacts; communicate to all levels of ES management and employee owners.

  • Assist ES project managers and field service engineers in conducting job safety assessments at customer locations to determine on-site job hazards and identify actions to mitigate the hazards to comply with regulatory/legal requirements and conform to SEL and industry standards.

  • Respond to job related customer inquiries, questionnaires, surveys, requirements, issues, and any ES EHS incidents and accidents.

  • Support and advise SELs Contracts and Risk Department with RFQs/RFPs, approved contractor status, contract negotiation efforts, and customer required documents and information for ES or Sales and Customer Service field service activities.

  • Identify and proactively respond to new international and national EHS regulatory, legislative, customer, industry or other requirements and trends that apply to ES field service activities.

  • Identify, measure, and improve ES Division EHS programs and processes.

  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • B.S. in engineering safety, industrial safety or physical/environmental sciences

  • Minimum of 7 years of environmental, health, and safety administration experience, including at least 5 years with service-related activities

  • Excellent presentation, writing, grammar, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively within a team environment

  • The ability to travel 25% to 35% of the time

  • Ability to communicate technical information to various audiences

  • Ability to represent SEL and the EHS Department to regulators, public officials, NGOs, and other third parties

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years of organic and inorganic chemistry

  • M.S. degree in engineering or physical/environmental sciences

  • Coaching and mentoring experience

  • Knowledge of NFPA 70E Electrical safety work practices

  • Knowledge of OSHA, EPA and MSHA regulatory requirements

  • Professional certification/license as a P.E. as a Board Certified Environmental Engineer (BCEE), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Registered Environmental Manager (REM), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Sustainability and/or Green Building Specialist (e.g., USGBC Green Building programs)

  • Ability to support ES-related field safety activities in challenging environments that may include, but not be limited to; Hot and cold job environments Steep stairs, ladders and elevated work Confined spaces Chemical hazards, including atmospheric hazards High voltages and electrical hazards Off-shore facilities (ships, off-shore oil production facilities, etc.) Mining operations Ionizing radiation sources Biological hazards (snakes, spiders, scorpions, large predators, etc.)


 

To Apply For This Position:

 

We ask all candidates to submit their resume through our website at www.selinc.com/applynow. If your qualifications and experience match any of our current openings, please submit your resume for that position so that you may be considered immediately.

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SEL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

An Award Winning Company

 

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) has earned a reputation for quality, reliability, integrity, and service. This has enabled us to expand within both the electric utility and industrial markets to include international customers and OEM markets.

In 2012, SEL earned a spot on the FORTUNE Magazine 100 Best Companies to Work For list. This prestigious ranking celebrates the SEL 100% employee-owned culture as one of the best in the country. SEL has received numerous awards, including the Puget Sound Business Journal’s 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in Washington State (1999 through 2003, 2010, and 2011), Inc. Magazine’s 500|5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies (1990, 1991, 2008, 2010, and 2011), the Association of Washington Businesses (AWB) Manufacturing, Workplace, and Community Service Award (1998 through 2010), the Washington State Quality Achievement Award (WSQA), and the Washington Secretary of State Corporations for Communities Award (2010). Puget Sound Business Journal has also ranked SEL as one of Washington State’s Top 100 Largest Private Companies every year since 2007.

 

In an independent survey conducted by Newton-Evans Research Company, SEL ranks first in all performance categories including: technology, features, security against hackers, web/internet information ability, technical service and support, maintenance cost, relay setting PC software, and price. Since 2006, SEL has also held the elite VPP STAR status certification from Washington State Department of Labor & Industries. Less than 2,000 companies in the U.S. earn the VPP STAR status for outstanding safety and health programs.

 

Apply Your Talent. Make a Difference. Enjoy the Rewards.

 

Are you ready to be part of a highly motivated and well-equipped team? Are you a quick learner who likes new challenges? If so, then you are ready to join us at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories.

Dr. Edmund O. Schweitzer III delivered the first commercial digital protective relay in 1984. Under his technical, managerial, and fiscal leadership, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories has expanded to become a leader in the power industry, employing over 3,700 people world-wide. Dr. Schweitzer understands and supports the need for investing in employees. In return, he expects that we hire only the best, most highly motivated team members, and that we deliver simple, reliable, and cost-effective products and solutions.


Our products and solutions must be simple and reliable because they protect the largest, most complicated machine on earth: the electric power grid. Blackouts in the U.S. and Canada remind us that reliable electric power is crucial to our society. SEL provides systems, services, and products for the protection, monitoring, control, automation, and metering of utility and industrial electric systems worldwide.

Our company and our products exist to make electric power safer, more reliable, and more economical. That purpose has made SEL very successful, and the company is managed with sound fiscal judgment and that purpose in mind. Profits are reinvested to fuel the companys growth.

In addition to offering a variety of challenges in a supportive, stable environment, SEL shares its success with employees by giving them stock in the company. All employees earn stock at the same rate. And because only employees can own SEL stock, the stock price is not subject to market volatility. Even when the stock market value has plunged, SEL stock consistently increased in value.


Employee Testimonial Video: SEL employees describe the opportunity and rewards of a career working at a 100% employee owned company! www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMyhbe7Hklo

 

Benefits: SEL has an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, and vision for all regular full-time employees and their entire family; long-term disability and life insurance; education assistance programs; a very generous employee stock ownership plan; 401K; flexible benefit account; and an outstanding work environment.

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04/18/13 04/18/13 Senior Environmental Health and Safety Engineer Pullman, Washington, United States Grant Godfrey
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Company :Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories INC

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Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) is seeking an experienced EHS professional looking to lead the EHS initiatives in our Engineering Services (ES) Division. The ideal candidate will be comfortable with and excel in a rapidly growing and dynamic company with increasing responsibilities and potential for growth. This position will be located at our company headquarters in Pullman, Washington.
 
SELs corporate office is located in Eastern Washington where you'll enjoy an unmatched quality of life. Enjoy the smaller town life: country space, freedom from traffic, easy access to recreational activities in nearby mountains, rivers, and forests, as well as great schools and universities.
 
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06/21/13 06/21/13 Safety Manager Bexar County Health District, San Antonio, TX Coleman A Kavanagh
Job Description:

University Health System

JOB TITLE: Safety Manager

JOB CLASS NUMBER: 0340

POSITION SUMMARY / RESPONSIBILITIES

Assists the Environment of Care Officer (Director: Safety & Environmental) in monitoring and developing the Health System’s programs in the following areas: (1) The Joint Commission Environment of Care and Life Safety Programs, (2) Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Conditions of Participation, (3) OSHA and Texas Department of State Health Services compliance and programs, (4) EPA, DOT and TCEQ compliance, training and recordkeeping.  Help develop a safety minded culture with a mind-set focused on prevention. Conduct investigations of injuries and near-miss incidents, and implement programs to reduce risk. Assist in establishing and ensuring compliance with Health System policies and procedures for the protection of patients, employees, visitors and Health System property from accidental loss, injury or damage.  Serve as liaison with outside regulatory agencies as required.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in an engineering or technical science discipline is required. Minimum of five years direct industry experience in the establishment of safety programs is required. Three years of safety experience in a clinical field in a health care setting is preferred.  Familiarity with Joint Commission Environment of Care and Life Safety regulations is preferred. Knowledge and practical application of 29 CFR-OSHA is required. Knowledge of 40 CFR-EPA and 49 CFR-DOT is preferred.

CERTIFICATION / LICENSURE

None required, but designation as a Certified Safety Professional, Certified Healthcare Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, Registered Environmental Manager, or other nationally recognized safety and/or environmental certification is strongly preferred.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Functions periodically outdoors and in construction job sites. Must be able to safely and confidently climb ladders and scaffolding. Must be in good physical condition and capable of wearing required Personal Protective Equipment, including but not limited to respiratory protection, hearing protection, and safety shoes.

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07/24/13 07/24/13 Senior Environmental Specialist Washington, DC Denise M Williamson
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Providing environmental support services for a program with the Department of Homeland Security, the environmental management consultants ensure program compliance with environmental laws and regulations.
 
Clearance Level: Department of Homeland Security (DHS) clearance Entrance on Duty (EOD); CBP Full BI is preferred (past or present) or DOD Top Secret
 
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As part of an Environmental Team, the Environmental Management Consultant will perform the following tasks:
 
.         Conduct compliance reporting  and Environmental Impact Assessments
.         Planning and review meetings which will be briefed to DHS officials
.         Provide guidance on Environmental review documentation including but not limited to NEPA, ESA, NHPA, CWA, Coastal Management Act, Mitigation Requirements, California Environmental Quality Act and agency coordination
.         Written reports that capture compliance/non-compliance on each project along with recommended solutions for non-compliance
.         Reviewing NEPA documents, biological assessments, project environmental planning assistance, environmental monitoring to ensure compliance with legal, regulatory, Tribal and policy environmental requirements.
 
Education, Skill, and Experience Requirements:
 
A Bachelor's Degree Required and 5-9 years total work experience:
 
.         Experience in NEPA documentation required
.         Familiarity with Categorical Exclusion (CATEX) requiring a Record of Environmental Consideration (REC) is appropriate and if appropriate being able to get approval and signatures for a REC for a CATEX
.         Understanding of FONSI for Environmental Assessments and NOIs (Notice of Intent) and/or RODs (Record of Decision) for an Environmental Impact Statements (EIS).
.         Strong experience in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and SharePoint preferred
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08/03/13 08/03/13 EHS Environmental Specialist Beaumont, TX Becky Daniel
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Entry level Environmental Specialist position which will be directly responsible for coordinating efforts to ensure compliance with Environmental requirements within the Texas Hub Manufacturing Sites. Works closely with Operations personnel to secure environmental permits and establish systems necessary to maintain compliance with multi-media environmental requirements. Although the position has multi-media responsibilities (i.e. air, water and waste) the overwhelming focus will be on air. Must be able to interface with State and Federal Regulatory Agencies on permit applications, permit negotiations, Agency inspections, enforcement issues and reports. Must be able to interface with Plant Operations and Engineering to develop compliance strategies. BS degree required. Requires at least 3 years of experience implementing environmental compliance programs. Experience at a petrochemical facility and/or refinery at a major SOCMI manufacturing facility or any experience at a Regulatory Agency a strong plus. Must have excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, and negotiating skills. Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word. Teamwork skills are a critical factor for success in this position. The successful candidate will share responsibilities with other EHS team members

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Environmental Engineer Corpus Christi, TX Becky Daniel
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Air/Title V position. Maintain protection of the environment and the health and safety of employees, customers, and the communities as our highest priority. Develop and implement programs to comply with federal, state and local environmental regulations, permit requirements, internal policies and standards. Prepares reports associated with environmental performance (e.g., spills, emissions, discharges, etc.). Assist facilities with monitoring, sampling and testing programs and activities as needed to demonstrate compliance with regulatory requirements and permit limitations. Participate in audits and other regulatory compliance assurance activities. Assess impact of newly issued or revised regulations and recommend procedure modifications as appropriate. Review environmental impacts of capital construction projects. Provide oversight on engineering projects to satisfy environmental, health and safety objectives. Prepare environmental permit applications and negotiate permit conditions with regulators. BS degree (Chemical, Environmental, Civil, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, Environmental Science). 7+ years experience in Environmental Engineering. Working knowledge of environmental laws and regulations.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Senior EHS Specialist Beaumont, TX Becky Daniel
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Air focused position. Directly responsible for coordinating efforts to ensure compliance with Environmental requirements within the Texas Hub Manufacturing Sites. Will work closely with Operations personnel to secure environmental permits and establish systems necessary to maintain compliance with multi-media environmental requirements. Although the position has multi-media responsibilities, the overwhelming focus will be on air. Must be able to interface with State and Federal Regulatory Agencies on permit applications, permit negotiations, Agency inspections, enforcement issues and reports. BS degree in Engineering or other technical discipline. 5+ years experience implementing environmental and compliance programs required. Experience at a petrochemical facility and/or refinery at a major SOCMI manufacturing facility is a strong plus. Knowledge and previous implementation of Title V/NSR Air permitting, Texas Air regulations and NSPS/MACT air requirements are a must. In addition, a working knowledge of RCRA regulations and waste water/storm water regulation is a plus. Must have excellent communication, interpersonal, and negotiating skills. Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word. Teamwork skills are a critical factor for success in this position. The successful candidate will share responsibilities with other EHS team members.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Environmental Engineer Victoria, TX Becky Daniel
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Develops, implements and maintains the environmental sampling, analytical and reporting system for compliance with EPA and TCEQ environmental permits and provides instruction to Operations, Maintenance and Laboratory groups to implement these systems. Responsible for water, wastewater, and waste management programs as well as Underground Injection Control (UIC) compliance programs. May also have some air program management responsibilities. Oversight of compliance w/facility permits including: TCEQ water permits, TCEQ wastewater permit, RCRA permit, USEPA: elements of the Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) air permits. Prepares permit applications and/or amends existing permits to allow for improvements at the Plant and Port, or as regulations require. Conducts monthly audits and provides other environmental surveillance as necessary to insure facilities are in compliance with applicable environmental laws, regulations, and permits. Responsible for review and interpretation of new environmental regulatory changes and developing programs for plant and port implementation. Keeps abreast of Environmental developments by establishing contacts through the Texas Chemical Council committees and by attending technical meetings and seminars. Works closely with corporate SHE for federal and Texas regulatory support. Provides comments on proposed environmental rulemaking. Provides pre-commissioning and startup assistance to Operations for capital projects. Provides review of Operations, Maintenance, and Laboratory Standard Operating Procedures for environmental compliance. Provides environmental engineering support to Operations and Maintenance for environmental control equipment and systems. Coordinates training of plant personnel in environmental areas in close cooperation with the Training Coordinator. Networks with other sites to share best practices, enhance network operation, and determine ways to implement value added ideas. Anticipates problems involving compliance and develops innovative approaches to address those issues. Investigates permit excursions and files necessary reports with the applicable agency. Determine root cause and recommend corrective action. Knowledge of chemical reactions and distillation process design to effectively demonstrate routine emissions for permit applications and upset conditions. Excellent knowledge of chemical engineering math needed to calculate mass balances, partial vapor pressures, and combustion reactions for various routine reports and demonstrations. Proficient use of computer applications and databases allowing position to implement environmental programs and to use sophisticated modeling programs to predict emissions and releases. Strong written and oral communication skills needed to interact effectively with regulatory agencies, community and plant representatives. Strong interpersonal skills needed for teambuilding and networking in order to influence others. Self directed and self motivated team player. Minimum of three to five years experience managing water, wastewater, and hazardous waste program in petrochemical or refinery facility. BS degree in Chemical, Environmental or other related engineering field.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 EHS Team Member Beaumont, TX Area Becky Daniel
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This role is environmentally air focused. Directly responsible for coordinating efforts to ensure compliance with Environmental requirements within the Texas Hub Manufacturing Sites. Will work closely with Operations personnel to secure environmental permits and establish systems necessary to maintain compliance with multi-media environmental requirements. Although the position has multi-media responsibilities, the overwhelming focus will be on air. The successful candidate must be able to interface with State and Federal Regulatory Agencies on permit applications, permit negotiations, Agency inspections, enforcement issues and reports. BS degree in Engineering or other technical discipline. 7+ years experience implementing environmental and compliance programs. Experience at a petrochemical facility and/or refinery at a major SOCMI manufacturing facility is a strong plus. Knowledge and previous implementation of Title V/NSR Air permitting, RCRA, Texas Air regulations and NSPS/MACT air requirements are a must. In addition, a working knowledge of RCRA regulations and waste water/storm water regulation is a plus. Must have excellent communication, interpersonal, and negotiating skills. Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word. Teamwork skills are a critical factor for success in this position. Will share responsibilities with other EHS team members.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Environmental Control (EC) Production Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Accountable for providing technical guidance on process matters for a manufacturing unit. Duties include day to day process problem solving; managing projects from concept to commissioned equipment; developing and implementing process improvement ideas and projects; identifying and implementing safety and environmental related improvements; maintaining proper engineering documentation; providing process engineering assistance to solve manufacturing upsets, providing timely communication to management and Unit personnel. Other responsibilities may include supporting de-bottlenecking and expansion efforts, turn-around related work, creation of plant tests, improving on-stream time, participating in accident/incident investigations, developing operating
procedures and performing training. Will be expected to work closely with the other departments to identify and develop solutions to meet the growing needs for unit production. BS in Engineering with a thorough understanding of; wastewater, wastewater treatment, and water treatment. Preferred experience with heat transfer, fluid flow, process control and regulatory constraints surrounding wastewater. Candidates should be results-oriented with good interpersonal communication and team-based skills. The individual will be expected to work closely with the manufacturing groups as well as process technology groups to identify and develop solutions to meet the growing needs for unit process engineering. Good communication, strong analytical and technical skills, keen interest for problem solving and trouble-shooting are essential. At least 3 years experience.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Business Unit Leader South Carolina Becky Daniel
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4 direct reports, 50 people in unit; 500 person plant site. Overall responsibility for ensuring safe, reliable and efficient operations of the manufacturing unit(s) and effective direction of all supporting operational activities to drive continuous improvement in performance to meet targeted business goals. Work with Leadership Teams to develop, communicate and implement business plans to meet short and long term business needs. Champion and implement change projects and processes that support continuous improvement. Achieve cost reduction targets through continuous improvement activities, cost and capacity productivity improvements and conversion cost reductions. Have complete knowledge of the cost drivers for the manufacturing unit and ensure that budgeted and forecasted cost targets are met. Ensure roles and responsibilities are understood by all unit employees and that all ESSH requirements and projects are implemented. Additionally, ensure that all ESSH incidents are reported in a timely manner, investigated and corrective actions are taken in order to continuously improve the ESSH processes. Plan and implement company systems and programs to preserve capital assets and effectively manage working capital. Provide leadership and support to ensure that targeted manufacturing, customer and quality deliverables are met. As a Site Leadership Team member, act as a change-agent and champion site initiatives that support the long-term viability of the site and its respective businesses. Maintain good working relationships with other operations and staff functions to provide counsel and assistance in defining and achieving plant-wide results. Provide leadership to set standards and expectations for the plant and department that promote employee engagement, teamwork, trust, ownership, excellence, creativity, innovation and growth. Ensure that objectives are clear for each position and provide timely performance feedback. Promote results oriented engagement through effective communications and goal alignment. Create a learning environment to allow all team members to contribute at the maximum potential. BS degree in Engineering or a related technical field. A minimum of 5 years of experience (in an increasing responsibility capacity) in a chemical manufacturing environment with demonstrated results. Management of multiple operations desired. Thorough knowledge and understanding of environmental safety and health policies, procedures, guidelines, and regulations. Thorough knowledge and understanding of cost accounting principles, accounting practices, reports and budgets. Demonstrated customer service and problem solving skills. Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent coaching and facilitation skills.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Commodity Manager- Technical Services Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Will lead the development and execution of North American sourcing plans for assigned commodities. Includes interaction with manufacturing, engineering, technical groups, legal, and business teams. Is the key commercial liaison to insure continuity of supply, alignment with Operations Planning and Manufacturing, and to manage supplier relationships. Will communicate effectively externally with multiple parties, and internally up to the senior executive level. Responsible for the strategic sourcing and buying process. Experience should include ongoing collection of competitive market data, monitoring of internal client needs and development of tactical and strategic long-term plans. Often builds and maintains pricing, should-cost, and supply/demand models to monitor markets and guide strategy. These strategies must be pinned to a solid understanding of internal needs and technology application, and then communicated at appropriate levels. Will work directly with suppliers and Legal to negotiate terms, execute contracts, and implement changes. Will establish and utilize a site support network for timely acquisition of site managed materials and services while achieving best overall value. Coordinate contract price changes and monitor the day-to-day services contracting process. Interact regularly with numerous technically oriented internal and external customers to communicate and/or negotiate complex contract issues. Mentor/coach transactional buyers in technical competencies. Identify and champion new Purchase-to-Pay process improvements consistent with business and internal control objectives. Demonstrate an advanced understanding of SAP. Must be able to extract data from SAP and the various purchasing systems. Collaborate with other purchasing staff to identify and implement purchasing best practices. 5+ years of strategic procurement experience within a multi-location organization with $10M+ spend responsibility. Proven negotiation skills. Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, or Engineering. Experience in buying Technical Services (ie: Engineering Services, Scaffolding, Insulation, Painting, and Abatement; Electrical Services; Environmental Services) within the chemical or related industry. Project Management and/or Supply Chain lead experience. Extensive use of Microsoft Office Suite including strong analytics within Excel. SAP, strong organizational skills and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. Ability to lead others through a project without having direct authority over them is a plus. Well-honed interpersonal skills. CPM certification a "plus"

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Human Resources Manager Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Position is open due to retirement. Non Union Facility, staff of 2. 150 employee facility in the chemical industry. Generalist position with a lot of drive to make changes. Responsible for coordinating employment, compensation and benefits, performance management, human relations, training and employee development. Will assure proper and consistent application and administration of human resources policies, programs, and practices throughout the company. Develops one and three year human resource plan for the company. Ensures human resource policies, practices and procedures are administered in a fair and consistent manner and in accordance with all applicable local, state and/or federal laws. Responsible for all recruiting activities to ensure placement of high-caliber candidates for each new opening. Partners with managers in the development of job descriptions. Develops relationships with outside resources (staffing firms, chemical industry associations, colleges/universities) to enhance the candidate pool as required. Screens and recommends candidates for available openings and manages the interview process. Develops and implements training program for new hires. Provides coaching and counseling to managers on performance management issues. Advises managers on hiring and interviewing techniques. Develop retention strategies and introduce rewards and recognition programs. Conducts analysis and provides summary reports to ownership and management on organizational health metrics. Conduct compensation and performance management oversight and counsel management on these issues. Administer employee benefit plan for 200 employees. Coordinates annual performance review process and salary adjustments. Partners with managers and other staff to facilitate the resolution of employee relations’ issues in a timely manner. Researches and recommends programs that will improve overall organizational effectiveness and enhance the ability of the company to meet its strategic and financial goals. Stays informed of changes and innovations in the field of human resource management and industry practices. Reports to the Chief Financial Officer and will be an integral part of the company’s management team. Will work closely with ownership and other management team members. A minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible Human Resources experience with primary focus in performance management, recruiting/hiring, employee relations, training and organizational development. Solid recruiting experience for a variety of technical and non-technical positions. Proven ability to manage projects to successful completion, multi-task and work within tight deadlines. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with proven ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management and staff. Strong understanding of legal and employment law issues. Exceptional ability to partner across cross-functional teams and multiple work groups to accomplish assigned tasks and duties. Experience managing HR employees. Familiarity with HRIS systems and Windows business applications e.g. Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience working in the manufacturing or chemical sector preferred. A bachelor’s degree in business, HR or a related field is required. HR certification (PHR or SPHR) is strongly desired.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Commodity Manager Materials Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Will lead the development and execution of North American sourcing plans for assigned commodities. Includes interaction with manufacturing, engineering, technical groups, legal, and business teams. The key commercial liaison to insure continuity of supply, alignment with Operations Planning and Manufacturing, and to manage supplier relationships. Will communicate effectively externally with multiple parties, internally up to the senior executive level, and serves as a subject matter expert in the area of responsibility. Responsible for the strategic sourcing and buying process. Should have experience that includes ongoing collection of competitive market data, monitoring of internal client needs, and development of tactical and strategic long-term plans. The Buyer often builds and maintains pricing, should-cost, and supply/demand models to monitor markets and guide strategy. These strategies must be pinned to a solid understanding of internal needs and technology application, and then communicated at appropriate levels. Finally, the Manager will work directly with suppliers and Legal to negotiate terms, execute contracts, and implement changes. Other responsibilities may include establishing and utilizing a site support network for timely acquisition of site managed materials and services while achieving best overall value. Coordinating contract price changes and monitoring of the day-to-day services contracting process. Effectively executes Supplier Relationship Management for major owned contract. Interacting regularly with numerous technically oriented internal and external customers to communicate and/or negotiate complex contract issues. Mentor/coach transactional buyers in technical competencies. Act as Procurement Representative on Technical Networks. Identify and champion new Purchase-to-Pay process improvements consistent with business and internal control objectives. Demonstrate an advanced understanding of SAP. Must be able to extract data from SAP and the various purchasing systems. Collaborate with other purchasing staff to identify and implement purchasing best practices. 5+ years of strategic procurement experience within a multi-location organization. Proven negotiation skills. Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, or Engineering. Desired Experience: Experience in buying Technical Services (ie: Engineering Services, Scaffolding,
Insulation, Painting, and Abatement; Electrical Services; Environmental Services) within the chemical or related industry. Project Management and/or Supply Chain lead experience. High degree of market intelligence with demonstrated ability to provide should cost modeling. Extensive use of Microsoft Office Suite including strong analytics within Excel. SAP, strong organizational skills and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. Ability to lead others through a project without having direct authority over them is a plus. Well-honed interpersonal skills. CPM certification a "plus"

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Senior Business Analyst Procurement Strategy and Process Houston, Tx Becky Daniel
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Will lead support engagements and special projects within the Global Procurement organization. In conjunction with members of the Global Procurement Leadership Team (GPLT), the role will be focused on developing strategic recommendations and providing effective analytic support and guidance. It is critical that this individual is capable of facilitating participation of all team members (both horizontally and vertically) and driving the production of timely, high-quality deliverables within the organization as needed on difficult issues. Should be someone who is intellectually curious, has an analytical mindset and is willing to utilize their analytical strengths to solve systemic problems within the function. Requires 4+ years chemical or related industry experience. 2+ years of commercial experience or strategic evaluation and business analysis. Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Finance, or Supply Chain Management. An MBA with an emphasis in Finance, Strategy or Supply Management preferred. Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills consistent with a client group including Category Managers and Business Directors. Advanced PC skills, including spreadsheets, database, graphics, statistical forecasting and modeling. Interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively as a team member. Strong analytical, evaluation, and judgment skills. Demonstrated ability to carry out complex, and sometimes undefined analytical and evaluative assignments, including development of models used across the organization. Preferred: Proven project management of small/medium-scale projects focused on productivity improvement. APP, CPM, CPSM, CSM, CAPM, PMP and/or other certifications. Understanding of Petrochemical and Refining production processes. Six Sigma/Lean Green or Black Belt certification. Responsibilities: Analyzing complex data, identifying anomalies, and providing information in a user friendly format; Documenting all processes, procedures, benchmarks, and analyses performed; Providing training and guidance to Procurement staff regarding Data Analytics; Supporting the Global Procurement & Utilities Leadership Team in budgeting, strategic planning, enterprise risk assessments and other annual planning activities; Ensuring high ethical and financial control compliance standards are met by the organization. Articulate company procurement policies and standards. Encourage and enforce compliance. Answer inquiries requiring interpretation of policies and contribute to a strong governance culture by complying with appropriate governance policies and procedures. Maximize revenue share and control cost by responding to audits, surveys, or other information requests from internal and external sources.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Technical Buyer Alabama Becky Daniel
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Purchase engineered equipment, spare parts, operational chemicals, materials, supplies and services in a cost-effective, quality and timely manner. Negotiates and purchases engineered equipment, spare parts for the maintenance warehouse inventory, operational chemicals, materials, supplies and services for the best, overall value, while ensuring that the pricing, quality, timeliness and quantity aspects are consistent with the requirements of the company. Obtains competitive bids, quotations and proposals from suppliers where market conditions warrant or as dictated by company policies and procedures; performs bid analyses and makes recommendations for best, overall value to meet company’s requirements. Liaises with commissioned engineering firms, suppliers, contractors and coordinates the exchange of information internally/externally with appropriate parties, whenever necessary, to assist with sourcing of goods, logistics and services. Locates and pre-qualifies new sources of supply opportunities where advantageous in price, quality, availability and/or reliability. Promotes a vivid sense of competitiveness, excellence, professionalism and fairness, at all times, in dealing with company’s suppliers. Employs appropriate tactics and strategies in developing short-term through long-term supply agreements that optimize the economics, quality and schedule requirements; aggregates and leverages the commodity spend by way of value-added supply programs. Facilitates the implementation and usage of electronic data interchange (EDI) technology with sources of supply trading partners, in conjunction with other e-procurement and innovative, automation methods to efficiently and cost-effectively replenish the spare parts inventory. Expedites purchase orders on a continuous, proactive basis to satisfy company’s requirements; initiates corrective action with suppliers, as necessary, for undesirable performance issues and notifies appropriate personnel within the company accordingly. Establishes the commercial elements for setting up new spare parts in the maintenance warehouse inventory. Performs requisite market analysis for key, commodity
forecasts; monitors/evaluates risks in the supply chain and takes appropriate action to mitigate impact from any adverse price, quality or availability trends. Conducts supplier performance reviews to assure conformance in meeting company’s current requirements, as well as, existence of sound cost, quality and continuous improvement programs to meet company’s future requirements. Researches product technical information to maintain a competent working knowledge of various products’ attributes; performs value analysis accordingly to satisfy the form, fit and functional requirements at lowest, total cost. Facilitates prompt resolution of discrepancies pertaining to supplier invoices and corresponding freight bills. Interacts cohesively as a team player and works collaboratively with various levels of the organization within the company. Peruses contractual agreements for conformance to company’s standards prior to execution by the Purchasing Manager; ensures compliance to contractual requirements for documentation of mechanical completion phases and corresponding affidavits for release of mechanics’ liens on a timely basis. Creates purchase order confirmations electronically in company’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) software system (Oracle/JD Edwards EnterpriseOne). Supports all departmental and overarching strategic goals and objectives for the company. BS in Business, Engineering or Supply Management is required. A minimum of five years of progressive experience in the purchasing/supply management field for either petroleum refining, petrochemical or chemical processing industries is highly preferred. Must have both commercial and technical aptitude toward purchasing engineered and highly specialized equipment for these processing industries. Exemplary ethical standards and confidentiality of company information are essential. Requires a high degree of interpersonal skills coupled with persuasive ability, tact and diplomacy. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Must be proficient with use of business application software and enterprise purchasing/e-procurement software systems. A high level of initiative, business acumen, analytical and problem solving skills, good organizational habits and results-driven orientation is required.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Senior Project Scheduler Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Position is in the Corporate Engineering Services Department and will provide schedule and planning support to capital projects throughout North America. Provide schedule and planning support on multiple projects of various size and complexity. Will be required to work independently in carrying out a project’s planning & scheduling efforts. Active participation in the overall planning process, development of detailed schedules for FEL, Engineering, Procurement, and Construction phases. Track schedule and earned physical progress, key milestone changes, identify delays, and support reporting to management. Strong analytical skills that will allow proper assessments of projects to identify potential performance issues. In addition, be able support development and recommend solutions via communication and support with Project Management. Generate predefined schedule reporting requirements and ad hoc reports on an as needed basis. Assist in the development and improvement of schedule and planning tools, processes, and procedures. Provide basic training on scheduling to project team members. BS Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or other Technical Degree. At least 10+ years professional experience. At least 7+ years of scheduling/planning experience in chemical, petrochemical or similar manufacturing/project environment. Ability to work in a diverse team environment. In depth technical knowledgeable about overall project planning and detailed scheduling work processes for all aspects of a project including Engineering, Procurement, Construction. Excellent Primavera P6 use and knowledge. Good Microsoft Project use and knowledge. Excellent computer skills. Strong quality focus with an attention to detail. Strong analytical skills. Strong communication, initiative, and collaborative skills. Chemical plant experience a plus.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Maintenance Superintendent Baton Rouge, LA Becky Daniel
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Maintain protection of the environment, health and safety of employees, customers and the communities as highest priority. Prepare and administer programs, methods, systems and practices for reducing costs and improving employee and plant efficiency, safety, productivity, and reliability. Coordinate all maintenance (mechanical, electrical and instrumentation) activities for proper, safe execution of multi-million dollar plant turnarounds. Aggressively seek to minimize cost and duration of shutdown activities. Establish and monitor key measures to ensure that a comprehensive and effective maintenance and reliability program is in place and that the Maintenance Excellence Process is practiced. Direct and manage the site maintenance staff to implement best maintenance practices and provide technical expertise to reduce costs and improve process uptime and mechanical reliability. Direct the planning and scheduling program, and its effectiveness, through the use of established benchmarks and parameters. Control maintenance expenditures within budget requirements by monitoring expenditures, adjusting priorities, and forecasting maintenance needs. Coordinate and direct the use of outside resources assigned to the plant. Coordinate with engineering group(s) for capital project executions to ensure effective use of capital funds. BS Degree in engineering with a minimum of 5 yrs of plant maintenance/manufacturing experience. Ability to manage costs, design, implement, and maintain systems designed to optimize the performance of the maintenance function. High proficiency in Microsoft applications (such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook). Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Business Maintenance Lead Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Accountable for ensuring implementation and ongoing effectiveness of the unit Reliability, Maintenance, Turnaround and small project work processes, management systems, roles and best practices. Ensures necessary resources are in place in addition to systems to reduce variation in these processes. Deliver skills necessary to apply the work processes and ensure that team members understand work processes. Ensure that linkages between Reliability/Maintenance and other functions are effective. (i.e. Operations, ESSH, Engineering, etc.) Interface with operations partners to define the work to be executed and determine requirements and priorities. Work with operations partners to develop annual maintenance budget including base and turnaround expenditures. Deliver accurate monthly cost projections. Develop and own the 5-10 year Reliability/Maintenance improvement plan. Develop a reasonable knowledge and understanding of the unit facilities, technology, ESSH and Process Safety considerations of the facilities in order to facilitate informed communications and decisions. Represent operations in the business strategy development and goal setting process related to turnarounds. Leverage company standards, technology and best practices to support continuous improvement. Promote results oriented engagement through effective communications and goal alignment. Provide leadership to set standards and expectations for department that promote employee engagement, teamwork, trust, ownership, excellence, creativity, innovation and growth. Ensure that objectives are clear for each position and provide timely performance feedback. BS Degree in Engineering (or a related discipline) along with 10+ years experience in operations or maintenance in a petrochemical environment. Leadership experience desired. Certified CMRP (Maintenance and Reliability Professional) desired. Six Sigma Green Belt or Black belt certification(s) is a plus.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Maintenance Reliability Superintendent Baton Rouge, LA Becky Daniel
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Maintain protection of the environment and the health and safety of employees, customers, and the communities as highest priority. Prepare and administer programs, methods, systems and practices for reducing costs and improving employee and plant efficiency, safety, productivity and reliability. Coordinate all maintenance (mechanical, electrical and instrumentation) activities for proper, safe execution of multi-million dollar plant turnarounds. Aggressively seek to minimize cost and duration of shutdown activities. Establish and monitor key measures to ensure that a comprehensive and effective maintenance and reliability program is in place and that the Maintenance Excellence Process is practiced. Direct and manage the site maintenance staff to implement best maintenance practices and provide technical expertise to reduce costs and improve process uptime and mechanical reliability. Direct the planning and scheduling program, and its effectiveness, through the use of established benchmarks and parameters. Control maintenance expenditures within budget. Requirements by monitoring expenditures, adjusting priorities, and forecasting maintenance needs. Coordinate and direct the use of outside resources assigned to the plant. Coordinate with engineering group(s) for capital project executions to ensure effective use of capital funds. BS Degree in engineering with a minimum of 5 yrs of plant maintenance/manufacturing experience. Ability to manage costs, design, implement, and maintain systems designed to optimize the performance of the maintenance function. High proficiency in Microsoft applications
(such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook). Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Additional Desired Qualifications: Good working knowledge of SAP. Prior supervisory experience.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Maintenance Manager Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Will manage maintenance activities of the site by managing the maintenance department and determining resources necessary for optimal performance. Planning, implementing and measuring sound maintenance technical practices including predictive maintenance, mechanical integrity, planning and scheduling, total quality, safety, and management techniques. Develop, maintain and administer an effective program to maintain all equipment and facilities in a safe and efficient working condition. Represent the site with the contract maintenance provider related to pay changes, management changes, and personnel staffing. Develop and manage annual maintenance budgets. Furnish engineering, designs, specifications, cost estimates and project management for all maintenance capital projects. BS in Engineering and a minimum of 5 years of maintenance engineering experience in a chemical plant environment. Previous supervisory experience desired. Experience with the SAP maintenance module a plus. 3 direct employee reports; contract maintenance another 20-25. 125 person site.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 National Turnaround Manager Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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This position is responsible for providing oversight and coordination of all turnaround activities to ensure that they are completed safely, on time and under budget for all North America facilities (approximately 27). Average turnaround is $8-$10 Million and will complete an average of 8 to 9 a year. Responsible to act as the primary interface for Operations, Maintenance, Safety and Engineering with regards to the successful completion of turnaround objectives. Has primary accountability for ensuring the safety and efficiency of the service personnel while on site. Supervise the development, implementation, coordination and monitoring of scheduled turnaround plans to insure mechanical requirements and operational objectives are being met while utilizing all resources in the most timely and cost effective manner possible. Acts as a champion of the turnaround execution work process in support of the business goals and safe, quality, reliable and competitive maintenance services. Assures and optimizes turnaround execution practices and procedures to achieve cost-effective results, including efficient scheduling of resources, proper training and performance of craft personnel, and high-quality execution of work with a focus on safety and reliability. Manages field change notice (FCN) process to maintain control of turnaround cost and schedule. Leads execution of planned and unplanned unit shutdowns including job plans and critical path schedule development, and tracking and closeout activities. Develop and implement a quality assurance strategy to insure reliable performance of equipment. Assists in the development of the turnaround budgets, and in controlling spending through appropriate tracking, forecasting, and adjustments. Supports the use of high-quality Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) along with other input to drive performance and implementation of improvements as appropriate. Communicates with the Facility Managers and Shift Supervisors to clarify work priorities and clearly communicate the status of the turnaround. Coordinates with prime outside contractors to specify requirements by craft, manpower and heavy equipment needs; coordinates with materials and contract supply specialist on written contract needs. Monitors field progress and updates or develop new work schedules. Works with operations, maintenance, inspection and other departments as required to assemble an approved work scope. Maintains proper continual coordination of contractor activities. Insures proper completion of inspections and implementation of all environmental, safety and security requirements. Provides scope, project estimates, and execution management of working budget capital projects that involve replacement and/or upgrade of existing plant and equipment. Minimum 10 years relevant experience in plant engineering, turnaround execution, and reliability activities, and must have demonstrated strong leadership capabilities. Bachelor's degree in engineering is required. Key skills include communication, interpersonal relationships, facilitation, influencing, and negotiating. Must be able to develop others and foster diverse relationships throughout the organization. Must have a detailed understanding of equipment and overall plant manufacturing processes. Will have 5 to 6 direct reports that include professionals in quality, planners and schedulers located in the Houston area also. 50% travel required. Position reports to Director of Maintenance and Reliability Engineering.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Reliability Engineering Leader virginia Becky Daniel
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Focus of this position will be on Rotating Equipment. Works closely in building the mechanical integrity programs & team. Leads the Inspection, Testing, and Preventive Maintenance (ITPM) program for equipment class (Fixed, Rotating, Electrical/Instrumentation). Working with Planner(s) to coordinate and execute all work associated with compliance with the ITPM program: planning, scheduling, scaffold installation/removal, insulation removal/replacement, inspection contractor(s), inspection records and disposition of recommendations. Leading
the equipment-class-applicable Mechanical Integrity Management System standards and procedures and is responsible for their implementation and continuous improvement. Leading development and continuous improvement of specific equipment Reliability Control Plans. Executing programs and policies for driving compliance and continuous improvement of preventive and predictive maintenance programs. Leading reliability improvements throughout the site. Leading the development and execution of outage inspection activity. Direct reports include Reliability and/or Maintenance Engineers. BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering. 8 years of experience as a Reliability or Maintenance Engineer within a Hazardous Chemical Industry. Strong working knowledge of Recognized and Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practices for equipment inspection, testing, and preventive maintenance (e.g. National Board, ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers, API (American Petroleum Institute), ASNT (American Society of Non-destructible Testing), NEC (National Electrical Code) preferred. Strong working knowledge of OSHA 1910.119 Mechanical Integrity preferred. Professional Engineering Certification and/or Authorized Inspector Certificate are preferred. Strong working knowledge of PDM (predictive maintenance) technologies and their practical application (e.g. Vibration, Lube Oil Analysis, Infra-red thermography, Ultra-sonic listening, Ultrasonic thickness testing, radiographic testing, eddy-current testing, acoustic emission testing and other non-destructive examination methods) preferred. Strong working knowledge of key Precision Maintenance requirements for mechanical classes of equipment (rotating equipment and/or fixed equipment) preferred. Experience using reliability analytical tools such as RCFA (Root Cause Failure Analysis) and FMEA (Failure Mode Effects Analysis) preferred. Six Sigma Greenbelt certification preferred. Strong written and verbal communication skills preferred. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of an organization preferred. Demonstrated ability to use influencing skills to accomplish goals and objectives preferred. Must be capable of managing multiple priorities preferred. Capable of business/analysis tools on the computer (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio, SAP-PM preferred. Strong skills with Meridium is a plus. Proven leadership skills as a team player/builder and a driver of value-added results preferred. Ability to work in a functional organization preferred. Ability to energize and develop all levels of the organization preferred. Ability to lead and develop both hourly and salaried employees preferred.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Maintenance Manager Houston, Tx Becky Daniel
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Position oversees approximately 4 engineers, 2 admins; the mechanical integrity supervisor (who has several people under him); 2-3 planners; and 2 maintenance supervisors who supervise approximately 12 crafts people (millwrights and I&E technicians). Total staff includes roughly 70 individuals including exempt, non-exempt and contract support personnel. Total costs responsibility includes roughly $8M in functional groups, $10M in maintenance spending and $6M in capital spending. >10 years experience preferred out of chemical, petrochemical, refining industries only. High hazard plant and complex chemistry environment experience strongly preferred. BS degree required, BS ME preferred. Plant operating experience in Reliability or Maintenance in a supervisory/management role. Cost experience including developing and managing both fixed and capital spending budgets. Management of a large project and/or engineering group, leading other engineers; team building and change management experience. Critical technical, professional and personal capabilities. Team building and change management skills; the ability to develop a strategy and agenda for change and implement same. Interpersonal relationships and capability to operate in a matrix organization; leadership abilities in a diverse culture along with cross-functional teams; networking skills to build knowledge and working relationships with other sites and functions within the organization. Analytical and conceptual thinking skills. Ability to wear multiple hats within the organization. Critical leadership capabilities: Sets ambitious strategic goals and manages performance to high standards. Develops self and others. Fosters a culture of creativity and innovation.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Maintenance and Construction Team Lead North Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Reports to Maintenance Manager. 14 direct reports. Directs and coordinates the use of resources and all plant activities in the areas of maintenance, new construction and equipment inspections. Establishes and communicates the importance of requirements and expectations for Maintenance personnel, evaluates performance, coaches and develops personnel. Act as contract administrator over the various maintenance contracts. Ensures the appropriate level of quality, safety, and excellence systems engagement within the Maintenance team. Ensures maintenance and quality of Maintenance and Inspection programs. Leads the development of contracts and rental agreements for work performed within the Maintenance team including inspection related contracts. Directs, coordinates and responsible for the preparation of the annual Maintenance expenditure budget, the reporting of Maintenance expenditures to appropriate management and the accurate tracking and maintenance of the expense budget. Acts as a senior engineering advisor to the plant, including advising new engineers, presenting engineering viewpoint to management, and improving overall plant
engineering practices and standards. Assists other employees in accomplishment of company goals. Participates in Environmental, Health and Safety initiatives as set forth by the company. Adhere to the site's requirements of the Environmental Management System under ISO 14001, typically by maintaining compliance to the rules and procedures proscribed in the area's operating discipline. Fills out compliance and operating checklists, and participates in the site's efforts at pollution prevention and continuous improvement. A bachelor's degree in Chemical, Instrument/Electrical or Mechanical Engineering. 10 years or more experience in instrument/electrical and inspection maintenance function. 10 years or more experience in the direct supervision of line personnel. Must have an understanding of maintenance, reliability, inspection, purchasing, and contracts systems. Must have strong organizational skills. Must have extensive working knowledge of instrument and electrical systems, pipe and pump components, and pressure vessel design.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Maintenance and Reliability Superintendent Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Will report to the Reliability Center Manager and will work within a Regional Reliability team to achieve strategic reliability goals within the Region. The overall objective is to ensure the safe and reliable operation of production facilities at the lowest life cycle cost. Will be responsible for the assignment and supervision of work by all reliability specialists in the region and will ensure safe work, optimal work quality, optimal productivity and operational discipline of all specialists. Will be expected to work independently and make technical decisions and recommendations as needed, in consultation with appropriate engineering resources. Schedule and assign work to all Reliability Center Specialists for planned major preventive & corrective maintenance, reliability improvement projects and emergency site/equipment outage repairs. Ensure safe work and optimal work quality and productivity of all specialists. Ensure optimal execution of outage planning process. Provide technical expertise, in consultation with engineering resources as needed. Coach and mentors specialists. Ensures parts & resources are procured and coordinated for Reliability Center activities. Ensure optimal EAM utilization by specialists, including data integrity and cost capture. Ensure planning, scheduling and coordination of PM, PdM, Project and CM activities are completed on time and on schedule. Champion pro-active maintenance & PM/PdM programs. Drive resolution of highest impact issues with a strong sense of urgency and integrity. Requires a combination of office work and field work. Typically requires up to 25%-30% travel domestically. Degree in Engineering with 5 years of industrial reliability/maintenance experience OR minimum 10 years of industrial reliability/maintenance experience. Minimum of 3 years of supervisory or leadership experience of industrial reliability/maintenance personnel. Proven experience with compressors, turbines, high speed rotating equipment, synchronous & induction motors, electrical distribution systems and sub stations. Proven experience in installation, troubleshooting, rebuilds and repairs of industrial systems and equipment. Proven experience in regulatory and industry safety standards and practices. Proven knowledge of Preventive and Predictive maintenance of industrial systems and equipment. Excellent communication and team interaction skills. Proven ability to work independently as well as lead/participate on teams. Proven experience as a self-starter who effectively manages multiple tasks under time and cost pressure; assigns appropriate priorities to competing interests; and, achieves results with minimal supervision. Proven experience in computers and standard software packages (MS Office, E-Mail etc.). Desired Qualifications: Associates or Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology. Proven understanding of regulatory and industrial standards and codes. Proven experience in CMMS systems such as Infor EAM.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Reliability Center Manager Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Ensure the safe and reliable operation of production facilities at the lowest life cycle cost. Expected to work independently and make decisions and recommendations as needed, in consultation with appropriate engineering resources. Ensure safe, efficient, well-coordinated and high quality work by all Reliability Center personnel. Ensure safe, timely and effective response to all asset related problems in region. Ensure planning and plan execution for all plant outages in region in accordance with planning process. Ensure optimal cost control for Reliability Center and Plant maintenance budgets. Ensure effective implementation of reliability programs and strategies within region such as EAM utilization, PM/PdM program, RCA program, Spare Parts process and adherence to SMP/SOPs. Identify opportunities to improve safety, cost and/or reliability of region plants. Lead or assist in execution of productivity and continuous improvement activities as needed. Provide technical expertise, in consultation with engineering resources as needed. Ensure effective development and training of all Reliability Center personnel. Drive resolution of highest impact issues with a strong sense of urgency and integrity. Requires a combination of office work and field work. Typically requires accessibility during off-hours and up to 25% travel domestically. Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and minimum of 5 years of supervisory or leadership experience of industrial operations/engineering/reliability/maintenance personnel. Proven experience in leading and executing
emergency maintenance response and planned outages for industrial plants. Proven understanding of standards and best practices in installation, troubleshooting, rebuild, repairs and preventive/predictive maintenance of industrial systems and equipment such as compressors, turbines, high speed rotating equipment, motors, electrical distribution systems and sub stations. Proven understanding of regulatory and industry safety standards and practices. Proven experience in change management and continuous improvement. Excellent communication and team interaction skills. Proven ability to work independently as well as lead/participate on teams. Proven experience as a self-starter who effectively manages multiple tasks under time and cost pressure; assigns appropriate priorities to competing interests; and, achieves results with minimal supervision. Proven experience in computers and standard software packages (MS Office, E-Mail etc.). Desired Qualifications: Minimum of 10 years of industrial operations/engineering/reliability/maintenance experience. Minimum of 3 years of P&L responsibility. Proven understanding and experience with air separation process, assets and operations. Proven experience in CMMS systems (such as Infor EAM) and ERP systems (such as JD Edwards)

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Operations Manager Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Direct manufacturing and maintenance activities for 16 production units to meet sales requirements while utilizing personnel and equipment safely and efficiently. Function as the project/workstream leader in the operational efficiency improvement process. Performs liaison responsibilities between the sales and marketing personnel then defines and implements production plans to meet forecasted sales volumes and OWC objectives. Ensures that sBU/BU business objectives are aligned with and executed in the respective production units. Develop internal talent for sustainable operations. Analyze plant operations, plan and develop improvement programs to ensure safe operations, increase rates, improve yields, upgrade quality and ensure reliability of production units. Responsible for leadership and successful implementation of HSE&S programs within the production and maintenance departments, including compliance with environmental permits, and HSE&S improvement projects. B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent degree. 10+ years production experience in a chemical plant, with 5+ years previous supervisory experience.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Production Manager Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Develops and proposes plans for Houston site production units in line with the SBU strategy. Develops operational action plans and implements controls which assure targets are met and business opportunities are identified, assessed and implemented within the framework of the global strategy of the business. Oversees Houston manufacturing units and Site Utilities, in order to realize targets for spending, volumes and quality. Analyzes variances for fixed costs and usage of materials to both meet targets and develop actions for improvements. This includes raw material usage ratios, minimization of scrap, controlling the cost of quality (scrap, rework, recycle, man hours, etc) manpower allocations, overtime and others. Interacts with other site functional groups to achieve these goals. Develops strategy and action plans for technological and technical development of processes and assures plans are implemented and controlled as approved. Integration of new projects, production methods, equipment and work processes. Ensures compliance with relevant legislation and company policy and rules of conduct concerning safety, health, environmental, and regulatory affairs. Supports the Business Units “Shared Values” of Working Together, Being Responsible and Improving All the Time through effective Plant Operations Management. Communicates and promotes the approved BU-strategy and develops plans and budgets for plant operating units, which are integrated into the Three-year Operating Plans. Recommends and upon approval implements policy regarding plant operations. Communicates and interacts with other site functions (maintenance, logistics, production planning and scheduling, finance, purchasing, IT, HR, technical services, customer service and research and development) to ensure efficient and timely operation of manufacturing operations. Identifies and analyzes changing business conditions and production performance and undertakes timely corrective action to optimize performance. Ensures effective use of production capacity and continued productivity increases while meeting requirements for quality, cost control, safety and environment. Assures the responsible use of physical plants and production capacity. Ensures that products meet requirements of safety, health and environment in transportation and use. Creates optimal conditions for the functions and personnel directed. Designs and implements a clear organizational, reporting and communication structure that makes optimal use of available Human Resources. Builds and maintains a network of business contacts in support of organizational objectives. Conducts business in a responsible and ethical manner. Ensures an environment of continuous improvement and leads the process in operating units. Understands and helps implement the SBU HSES/Responsible Care Policy and related objectives. Aware of potential environmental, health, safety and security impacts in area of responsibility and the consequences if an upset occurs. Understands and implements any parts of the Houston Environmental Compliance Plans, Waste Management Plans and Emergency Response Plan that applies to area of responsibility. Participates in the site’s HSE&S processes and training activities. Is knowledgeable and complies with all state, federal, and local regulations and complies with standards and directives. Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering (Chemical preferred). Advanced technical or business degree a plus. Problem solving, investigation, and root cause analysis skills a must. Ability to interact and communicate with all levels of the organization. Working knowledge of SAP is a plus. Minimum 6 to 8 years related experience in chemical manufacturing; 3+ years supervision.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Operations Supervisor South Alabama Becky Daniel
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Maintain protection of the environment and the health and safety of employees, customers, and the communities as highest priority. Prepare and administer programs, methods, systems and practices for reducing costs and improving employee and plant efficiency, safety, productivity and reliability. Ensure that Process Safety and Risk
Management principles are incorporated into the foundation of department operations. Assure work performed complies with plant procedures, engineering standards, applicable jurisdictional codes and plant policies. Operate the plant in a manner that achieves production of a quality product in a safe, efficient, and reliable manner to meet sales demand and budgeted costs. Provide direction on key parameters, maintenance priorities, plant operating instructions, capital planning and spending, fixed and variable cost goals and safety issues. Keep abreast of all customer and shipping requirements to ensure that product sold meets all customers’ specifications. Coordinate shipping activity with the Transportation/Lab/Quality Supervisor. Identify, prioritize and support capital projects for the Plant. Develop long term solutions to issues through engineering and cost analysis. Closely monitor process parameters and make adjustments as necessary to optimize unit performance and efficiency. Provide direction Maintenance and Production technicians to meet objectives and develop the workforce. Assist with development and implementation of fixed cost budgets across multiple cost centers. Track and control expenses to achieve cost control goals. Ensure operator training and progression programs are functional and the principles of operational excellence are adhered to. Perform specific duties of the Plant Manager during absences away from the plant. Establish direct communication lines with other similar plants to develop a troubleshooting network. BS degree in Engineering (preferably Chemical) with a minimum of five years experience. High proficiency in Microsoft applications (such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook). Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Technical Service Manager Lake Charles, LA Becky Daniel
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Project development and execution, process monitoring and troubleshooting, mechanical integrity and inspection, and refinery laboratory. Reports to the President/CEO. Assist President and staff managers in the development and formulation of long and short range planning, policies, programs and objectives. Achieve optimum employee levels with least amount of overhead and raw material costs to meet annual budgetary plan. Provides vision and strategic direction in the applications of state of the art technology, tools & practices in reliability analysis, principles or engineering practices. Manages the refinery Mechanical Integrity program utilizing Inspection services and development and execution of the Inspection plan. Improves reliability of the plant by monitoring key performance metrics and recommending actions to resolve equipment failures. Provides assistance to the Production Manager and operations department to troubleshoot the process units. Formulate and recommend manufacturing policies and programs that guide the organization in maintaining and improving its competitive position and the profitability of the operation. Directs and monitors process and project engineering resources, inspection and laboratory. Act as liaison between department management/subordinate levels, as well as, President/department manager levels to inform personnel of communications, decisions, policies and all matter that affect their performance, attitudes and results. Hire, train, develop and evaluate staff. Take corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in accordance with company policy. Ensure compliance with current federal, state and local regulations. Consult with Human Resources Department as appropriate. Identify, recommend and implement changes to improve productivity and reduce cost and waste, monitor waste and rework data. Directs the establishment, implementation and maintenance of production standards. Initiate and coordinate major projects, (i.e., plant layout changes, installation of capital equipment, major repairs, etc.). Develop and manage budgets and schedules to meet financial targets with an understanding of the corporation’s accounting and procurement procedures and guidelines and abides by them. Coordinate with internal and external engineering in all operational projects and new developments from conception to completion in line with budgets and on time scheduling. Approve project design basis and AFE’s as acceptable to the Operations department. Coordinates troubleshooting of major refinery operating problems. Negotiates contracts with consulting firms to perform research or other applicable studies or support. Participate in emergency response activities as job and situation dictate to protect life and property. BS degree in Chemical Engineering; experience in managing technical department of both salaried and hourly employees; or at least fifteen (15) years direct experience in refinery plant operations. Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables; High level of knowledge in refinery economics and planning. High level of Health, Safety (especially process safety) and Environmental (HSE) knowledge. Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership techniques, production methods and coordination of people and resources. Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods. Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data and property. Use logic and reasoning to identify the
strengths and weakness of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Process Engineering Manager Odessa, TX Becky Daniel
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RAPIDLY growing E&C business client. Plan, execute and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. Define the project’s process objectives throughout its life cycle. Mentor process engineering team and provide performance feedback and coaching. Direct and manage project scope development from beginning to end. Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management. Direct the design deliverables such as PFDs, P&IDs, process simulations, engineering calculations and datasheets from the process engineering teams. Use excellent communication skills in coordinating team members and in reporting to client and senior management staff. Possess well established personal time management practices and teach them to process group members. Responsible for providing requesting appropriate allocations of process engineering staff to support work level demands in keeping with budgetary constraints. Monitors status of projects and pursues corrective action, as required in terms of schedules, budgets, priorities, staffing, and work quality. Bachelor’s degree (minimum) in Chemical Engineering. 10+ years experience in gas processing, petroleum refining, and/or oil & gas production process engineering. Significant experience with process design & simulation, equipment sizing & specification, and PFD and P&ID development is required, preferably in the hydrocarbon processing industries. PE licensure by examination is required. Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to work as primary liaison with clients is required. Computer literacy with thorough knowledge of Excel, Word, and MS Project a must. 10% travel is required

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Global Engineering Manager Virginia Becky Daniel
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Opportunity to work in a dynamic work environment with capital intensive projects. Directly accountable for a staff of discipline engineering responsible for the development of the functional design basis of capital projects, equipment specifications, Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) of design, and field construction oversight. Ensure HSE has the highest priority in all activities undertaken by engineering and design personnel. Develop, execute, supervise and coordinate all technical aspects of the work safely, with primary focus on the integrity/quality of the engineering/design, while achieving schedule and budget objectives. Plan and coordinate multi-discipline engineering design assignments within and across disciplines, including multidiscipline technical issues and single discipline technical issues that have the potential to impact overall project progress. Plan and manage engineering and design systems implementation, technical specifications, standard drawings, standard setup of models etc. and data management systems. Ensure “Basis of Design” (BoD) is adequately documented and changes to it are managed. Provide coordination and prioritization of the engineering team. This includes addressing performance shortfalls with supervisors and rewarding good performance. Ensure that engineering activities undertaken on the project are in compliance with relevant legislation, codes, standards and customer requirements as defined in the BoD and Project Execution Plan (PEP). Ensure the engineering systems for analysis and design used on the project are compliant with Global directives, are appropriate to the complexity and nature of the task, and are used efficiently. Drive communication relating to technical matters. Ensure that Technical Integrity and Safety in Design are not being compromised to meet schedule. Steward the design so that it meets or exceeds engineering standards with regard to quality, cost, safety and performance, and innovative solutions are being encouraged. Ensure there are measures in place within the project to obtain and process vendor data in a timely manner. Promote collaboration with other functional groups and project stakeholders on engineering matters. Ensure scope changes are identified and management of change processes are adhered to. Identify and implement additional project Technical Peer Reviews as necessary to ensure technical integrity of the project. Ensure quality of the engineering work is maintained through the Lead Discipline Engineers. Ensure the project team is working within the provisions and guidelines of our design standards and appropriate design checks are undertaken. Coordinate technical input to schedule development and approve technical component. Review discipline man-hour estimates and consolidate into an overall engineering estimate or change request. Assist project management in controlling and monitoring engineering performance against budget and schedule. Coordinate with the Location Engineering function to secure necessary project resources. Ensure the individual and collective engineering team competency/skills are appropriate. Organize technical and work process training to address deficiencies. Ensure Technical data is managed in accordance with internal project and customer requirements. Ensure appropriate Honeywell approved document management systems and work processes are utilized. Ensure the integrity of all intellectual property. Understand, identify and fill technical and resource skill gaps. Ensure that each investment is staffed appropriately for a successful execution. Interface with key site and company personnel to make maximum use of available resources. Such functions will include, but not limited to,
other site engineering resources, purchasing, operations, systems, and business engineering, as well as equipment vendors, Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) firms. Maintain leading technological edge and engineering knowledge of processes across the business. BS Degree in Engineering required. Minimum 15 years experience of increasingly related responsibilities in the implementation and exploitation of process engineering/technology design of chemical systems, detailed design, as well as capital project management and execution process required. Minimum 5 years recent experience within a chemical plant/manufacturing plant environment required.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Unit Manager Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Accountable for providing the technical and operational leadership necessary to operate and optimize unit safely, reliably and efficiently while complying with all applicable regulations. Lead a highly-motivated, technical savvy unit with accountability for ESH-Establish and maintain processes which ensure that employees and contractors understand and follow ES&H procedures, guidelines, and standards. Ensure that delegated ES&H audit and investigation recommendations are communicated and completed. Oversee high risk audits. Exhibit a proactive approach to environmental and safety performance goals. Ensure housekeeping standards are maintained. Conduct ESH training to include required refresher training and critical safety issue training. Conducting and participating in ESSH audits and completing corrective actions for ESSH recommendations. OPERATIONS-Oversee unit operations. Ensure plant and unit procedures are followed and that procedures are updated as necessary. Monitor operating conditions and provide appropriate resources, support and direction to ensure process, equipment and material optimization. Review and ensure accuracy of unit procedures. Ensure consistency/alignment of procedures with plant procedures and policies. Provide leadership to ensure the implementation of assigned action items, safety reviews, audits, housekeeping inspections, Incident Analysis Team (IAT) and other sources as required. Establish, maintain and administer processes that ensure equitable processor and technician resource leveling, overtime allocation, vacation practices and labor cost control. Communicate, maintain and administer procedures, policies, plant direction/results and programs. Develop and communicate clearly defined roles, responsibilities, standards, and expectations for direct reports and ensure performance through leadership, coaching, development and effective use of performance feedback processes. Coordinate day-to-day operations to ensure that operational performance and training targets are met. Ensure that appropriate resources, necessary tools and equipment are available for employees to perform their functions. Serve as a member of supervisor networks. Ensure that the training process is followed; qualifications are met and conduct training as needed. Ensure that training materials and procedures are maintained including written instructions and graphics. Ensure that the MOC process is followed and generate MOCs as required. Promoting employee engagement, teamwork trust, creativity, innovation and growth. Supervising and developing the production engineers, production specialists, unit supervisors and unit clerks. Providing leadership to set expectations and priorities for the production team to ensure that targeted manufacturing, customer and quality deliverables are met. Championing and implementing change projects and processes that support continuous improvement. Setting production rates and operating conditions while ensuring product quality. Monitoring the process, and troubleshooting upsets and unusual conditions to meet business conditions. Contributing to accounting forecasting, unit cost analysis, developing unit cost premises and participating in unit cost reviews. Providing manufacturing updates to the business team. Implementing and leading Operational Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and ISO efforts. Supporting the capital management process. Coordinating across the site with customers and support units/departments. BS in Chemical Engineering. A minimum of 5 years experience in a supervisory/leadership role within a manufacturing environment. Thorough knowledge and understanding of environmental safety and health policies, procedures, guidelines, and regulations including Process Safety Management. Outstanding interpersonal and leadership skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent coaching and facilitation skills. Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse team environment through all levels of the organization. Knowledge of budgeting, cost controls and purchasing as it relates to labor and maintenance expenditures. Ability to influence, direct, coach and develop employees and to provide the necessary tools to ensure proper performance and to meet unit and site goals. Excellent problem solving, conflict resolution, facilitation and leadership skills. Must be able to successfully interface at all levels of the organization including engineers, management, manufacturing, technicians, planners, vendors and contract personnel.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Operations Manager Victoria, TX Becky Daniel
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Will have the ability to produce accurate, high quality work in a time-sensitive fast paced environment. Ability to organize, prioritize and own multiple tasks while meeting and/or exceeding deadlines. Ability to lead teams and work groups in resolving complex problems. Ability to motivate, influence and drive good business decisions
forward while working with a diverse workforce. Strong critical thinking skills and the ability to acquire knowledge of various plant unit operations. Strong communication skills and proven success in communicating effectively with all levels. Initiative and ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team. Ensure the safe, reliable and environmentally sound operation of the manufacturing unit. Set standards and maintain accountability within area of responsibility. Prioritize area maintenance and capital improvement activities. Develop and be held accountable to area operating expense budget. Understand business vision and establish and communicate operations vision. Understand and deliver agreed upon business bets. Identify, implement and maintain the controls associated with the key risks of the operation. Use benchmarking and best practices to eliminate waste; develop key measures to drive improvement and motivate the organization. Understand the key drivers of profitability; identify and implement opportunities to create business. Apply Market-Based Management to attain better results, mentor others to learn and apply Market-Based Management. Effectively communicate progress, plans and issues with site operations leadership; provide input to business team studies and decisions. Staff open roles with the right people; quickly asses gaps and take corrective action. Identify and develop the capabilities required to profitably manage the key drivers of operations excellence; instill a passion for learning in growth. Support the decision-making process regarding our compliance strategy for new regulatory requirements; implement plans to ensure compliance. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science or related field. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a leadership role in a plant environment. 10-15 direct reports with dotted line of group of operations/hourly individuals. Group will double in size in the very near future. Fast line to growth opportunity position.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Business Unit Leader Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Overall responsibility for ensuring safe, reliable and efficient operations of the manufacturing unit(s) and effective direction of all supporting operational activities to drive continuous improvement in performance to meet targeted business goals. Work with Leadership Teams to develop, communicate and implement business plans to meet short and long term business needs. Champion and implement change projects and processes that support continuous improvement. Achieve cost reduction targets through continuous improvement activities, cost and capacity productivity improvements and conversion cost reductions. Have complete knowledge of the cost drivers for the manufacturing unit and ensure that budgeted and forecasted cost targets are met. Ensure roles and responsibilities are understood by all unit employees and that all ESSH requirements and projects are implemented. Additionally, ensure that all ESSH incidents are reported in a timely manner, investigated and corrective actions are taken in order to continuously improve the ESSH processes. Plan and implement company systems and programs to preserve capital assets and effectively manage working capital. Provide leadership and support to ensure that targeted manufacturing, customer and quality deliverables are met. As a Site Leadership Team member, act as a change-agent and champion site initiatives that support the long-term viability of the site and its respective businesses. Maintain good working relationships with other operations and staff functions to provide counsel and assistance in defining and achieving plant-wide results. Provide leadership to set standards and expectations for the plant and department that promote employee engagement, teamwork, trust, ownership, excellence, creativity, innovation and growth. Ensure that objectives are clear for each position and provide timely performance feedback. Promote results oriented engagement through effective communications and goal alignment. Create a learning environment to allow all team members to contribute at the maximum potential. BS degree in Engineering or a related technical field. A minimum of 10 years of leadership experience in a chemical manufacturing environment with demonstrated results. Management of multiple operations desired. Thorough knowledge and understanding of environmental safety and health policies, procedures, guidelines, and regulations. Thorough knowledge and understanding of cost accounting principles, accounting practices, reports and budgets. Demonstrated customer service and problem solving skills. Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent coaching and facilitation skills

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Mechanical Maintenance Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Provides rotating and fixed equipment mechanical maintenance engineering technical support. Support production unit maintenance efforts and drive improvements in maintenance work processes, procedures, performance, and cost. Work activities include assessing pump, bearing, mechanical seal, & compression equipment performance issues, performing equipment condition assessments, reviewing leak sealing device designs, and providing QA/QC requirements for both stationary and machinery equipment. Required to perform in depth investigations to properly identify and eliminate the root cause of incidents, complete and close findings as required, identify, prioritize and resolve leveraging maintenance/reliability issues related to areas of responsibility and support unit turnarounds. Additional responsibilities include providing technical support for plant expense and capital projects in primary area of responsibility as well across the site as needed. BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 3 years of work experience in the refining/petrochemical or polymer industry. Must demonstrate a working knowledge of all applicable engineering codes/standards and their application. A thorough knowledge of operating processes, equipment, and materials, as well as critical analytical skills are needed to effectively evaluate equipment performance and problems. Must have general knowledge of project management, reliability engineering and root cause analysis. Experience with both fixed and rotating equipment is preferred. Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with all levels of the organization. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills are critical for the resolution of issues associated with completing day to day activities and are key to the ability to relate complex concepts to a diverse workforce. Critical analytical skills are needed to effectively evaluate equipment performance and trouble-shoot equipment and process problems. Drive for results.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Mechanical Maintenance Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Provide the site engineering participation in the identification and resolution of mechanically related problems and define improvement opportunities that will positively impact quality, capacity and mechanical reliability. Will provide daily technical support to operations and maintenance personnel. Is the first point of contact for maintenance issues and reliability improvement efforts. Troubleshoot and solve equipment problems. Perform condition assessments. Develop repair scopes. Provide QA/QC requirements. Optimize preventive maintenance procedures. Provide technical support for capital and expense projects. Provide support for outages. Participate in or lead Root Cause Failure Analysis. Perform investigations. Resolve maintenance/reliability issues. Support major unit turnarounds. Communicate improvements. Optimize the balance between minimizing maintenance costs and maximizing equipment performance. Use applicable software to evaluate, document and communicate findings, recommendations and results. Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 3 years relevant work experience in the refining or petrochemical industry. Knowledge of maintaining and monitoring pumps, turbines, compressors, stationary equipment and applicable codes and standards is required. Ability to effectively evaluate equipment performance and trouble-shoot equipment & process problems through the use of critical analytical skills. Experience with stationary equipment and machinery equipment design, operating fundamentals, corrosion mechanisms, and applicable engineering codes/standards Experience with OSHA regulations associated with Process Safety Management, and their application. Experience with reliability tools such as Meridium, Root Cause Failure Analysis and Weibull analysis is a plus. Familiarity with SAP systems related to maintenance & reliability systems is a plus. Strong interpersonal skills and leadership attributes are key to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with all levels of the organization

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Lead Mechanical Design Engineer Virginia Becky Daniel
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Respond to and appropriately assess issues in a manufacturing plant environment. Resolve issues to minimize production downtime and ensure safe and environmentally responsible action is taken. Utilize strong mechanical, piping and equipment background. Develop mechanical equipment specifications; perform vendor contacts, bid evaluations and equipment selection and effectively communicate the results to the team. Assess and perform calculations for Pressure Vessel, Heat Exchanger, Tank design, etc. Assess and perform pipe stress analysis and vessel code analysis. Utilize experience and site specific knowledge in providing support on equipment repairs as required by national country codes and regulations. Maintain proficiency in MS Office suite and Minitab statistical analysis program. Conduct or champion mechanical design review with all stake holders. Ensure Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) requirements are adequately developed and met for capital installations. Utilize AutoCAD knowledge, 2D, 3D and CADWorx (3D Plant design software). Engage in the detailed mechanical engineering and work with designers and/or CAD operators to ensure accuracy and consistency in
drawing presentation and information. Follow construction activities and provide start up assistance. Support operations and maintenance on an as needed basis. Implement new techniques and technologies, such as equipment reliability, predictive maintenance, etc. to continuously improve department operations. Monitor project quality, schedule and productivity for mechanical engineering work. Remain knowledgeable of document management and document control systems (Documentum and AM Meridian). Establish relationships with key suppliers to support plant requirements and introduce new products. Develop relationship with key procurement representatives. Drive non-capital solutions and alternative analyses. Provide project scoping input to ensure estimate accuracy and appropriate materials and methods are utilized in an efficient design. Adhere to the plant health, safety, and environmental guidelines and requirements. Work with teams of engineers, maintenance, materials management, and operations employees to plan, assist in the implementation and/or resolution of issues that improve safety, quality, reliability, and process control. Utilize and leverage Standards to successfully support capital projects. Manage the mechanical discipline cost in supporting the capital projects; ensure all goals and metrics are met or exceeded. Insist on value engineering. Encourage innovation and new technologies. Bachelors in Engineering required. Minimum 6 years mechanical design experience in chemical or similar industry required. Material handling automation background is a plus. Experience using SAP is desired. Track record of successfully supporting the similar size organization and investment. Six Sigma Greenbelt (or Blackbelt) certification or equivalent experience implementing productivity/continuous improvement projects is desired.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Mechanical Engineer North Houston Becky Daniel
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individual to get in on the ground up and really contribute, grow and be a part of an exciting organization. BS Engineering required. Broad knowledge of steel tank specification, design, operations, inspections and preventative maintenance. Knowledge of various federal regulations/codes such as OSHA and EPA as well as building codes, NFPA, API (610, 650, 653, etc.), UL, ASME, NEC, etc. Knowledge of PM Best Practices – Front End Loading phases, stage gates approach to project execution. Knowledge of chemical piping and pumping, ANSI B313, a plus. 3+ years of experience. This person will primarily be establishing a tank inspection and preventative maintenance program for 800-1,000 tanks across the US at 50 different sites. Will also run small projects. Reports to Director of Engineering. 25% travel. The incumbent will perform special projects, conduct procedural, financial oversight of CAPEX projects, oversee contracts and undertake tasks as needed. This position will also be key in identifying and analyzing safety, efficiencies and cost savings opportunities. Conduct long term planning for Preventative Maintenance Programs. Tank Inspection and Preventative Maintenance program. Product Changes in Storage Tanks. Oversee National Maintenance Contracts for PM and small projects. Roof Inspection, Cleaning, PM and replacement program. NFPA 25 Fire Inspection and PM program. Tank Farm Containment Integrity Program. Mechanical Integrity Program for equipment and piping. Oversee small CAPEX and Expense projects as required. Review Insurance Audits for assisting the Director of Engineering in long term CAPEX planning for code related items. Provides Engineering Project Management for Preventative Maintenance Programs and projects. CAPEX Budget Planning, Forecasting, detailed oversight of designs, scope planning, project budgeting, scheduling and construction management services for capitalized projects as assigned by the Dir. Engineering.individual to get in on the ground up and really contribute, grow and be a part of an exciting organization. BS Engineering required. Broad knowledge of steel tank specification, design, operations, inspections and preventative maintenance. Knowledge of various federal regulations/codes such as OSHA and EPA as well as building codes, NFPA, API (610, 650, 653, etc.), UL, ASME, NEC, etc. Knowledge of PM Best Practices – Front End Loading phases, stage gates approach to project execution. Knowledge of chemical piping and pumping, ANSI B313, a plus. 3+ years of experience. This person will primarily be establishing a tank inspection and preventative maintenance program for 800-1,000 tanks across the US at 50 different sites. Will also run small projects. Reports to Director of Engineering. 25% travel. The incumbent will perform special projects, conduct procedural, financial oversight of CAPEX projects, oversee contracts and undertake tasks as needed. This position will also be key in identifying and analyzing safety, efficiencies and cost savings opportunities. Conduct long term planning for Preventative Maintenance Programs. Tank Inspection and Preventative Maintenance program. Product Changes in Storage Tanks. Oversee National Maintenance Contracts for PM and small projects. Roof Inspection, Cleaning, PM and replacement program. NFPA 25 Fire Inspection and PM program. Tank Farm Containment Integrity Program. Mechanical Integrity Program for equipment and piping. Oversee small CAPEX and Expense projects as required. Review Insurance Audits for assisting the Director of Engineering in long term CAPEX planning for code related items. Provides Engineering Project Management for Preventative Maintenance Programs and projects. CAPEX Budget Planning, Forecasting, detailed oversight of designs, scope planning, project budgeting, scheduling and construction management services for capitalized projects as assigned by the Dir. Engineering.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Senior Maintenance Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Evaluate, design, and recommend changes in maintenance activities to increase reliability of existing equipment, reduce repair costs and minimize product interruptions. Provide coordination between the Production, Project, Process and Corporate Engineering Departments regarding capital project implementation including preparation of AFE’s. Provide ongoing engineering assistance to operations and maintenance. Troubleshoot process operating problems, investigate equipment failures, conduct special tests, develop reports and provide technical assistance as required. Develop and institute plans for preventive/predictive maintenance on equipment, routine replacement of equipment and improvement of material of construction. Supervise installation, monitor performance and make recommendations to improve reliability and reduce cost. Provide troubleshooting and technical support during planned and unplanned outages. BS degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 5 years of industry experience in maintenance or related field. Strong troubleshooting skills. Experience with pumps, centrifugal compressors, centrifuges, cooling towers, gear boxes, refrigeration equipment, vacuum pumps and mechanical seals. Desired Qualifications: Experience with plant mechanical integrity programs and vibration analysis. Good working knowledge of SAP.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Mechanical Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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RAPIDLY growing E&C business client. Works with a team of discipline engineers to support creation of deliverables. May be required to work on more than one project at a time. Job is part of a multi-discipline team. May supervise the activities of junior Engineers, designers and draftsmen to ensure accuracy and completeness of documents and drawings produced. Ensure drawings and engineering documents are accurate and complete. Produce detailed designs for a particular segment ensuring compliance with codes and standards. Develop engineering documents, working drawings and write specifications. Demonstrated knowledge of procedures and practical application of skills. Lead, supervise and guide discipline-specific teams in the preparation and coordination of design basic or detail drawings ensuring deadlines are met and that work is completed to the required quality standards. Deliverables are accurately presented within timeframe and manpower budget. Bring solution to complex problems. Review and resolve interdisciplinary design and technical issues to ensure the most effective and efficient design is adopted. 5 or more years of applicable industry experience in the specification of compressors, pumps, exchangers, flares, tanks, relief valves, piping systems, etc. for energy or petrochemical facilities is preferred. Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering is required. Texas PE licensure desired. Experience with application of pertinent industry codes is required. Specific experience with COADE Caesar II software is a plus. Proven success in developing and executing projects, including objectives, scope, schedule and deliverables; Familiar with Microsoft Project or similar software; Tenacious, results oriented approach to work, with high quality work standards; Impeccable personal and professional ethics; Minimal travel involved.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Support the development of basic and detailed design of new plants and their infrastructure as well as additions or modifications to existing facilities, in coordination with other Design Disciplines and Project Managers. Responsible for Mechanical Engineering compliance with project requirements on quality, cost and schedule for assigned projects. Experience required in preparing mechanical specifications and performing bid evaluations for: stationary equipment (pressure vessels, storage tanks, heat exchangers). rotating equipment (pumps, compressors, agitators, blowers and their drivers. Reviewing Vendor drawings for specification compliance. Providing mechanical engineering discipline input into project schedules. Monitoring the type of work described above when performed by outside contractor engineers and designers, for specification compliance, timeliness and cost effectiveness. Interpretation and adherence to company Technical Standards, industry standards and regulatory codes. Experience desired in: Preparation of estimates for Mechanical Equipment scope. Plant start-up and troubleshooting. Interfacing with Operations, Vendors, and Construction Contractors throughout design, construction, and startup. BS Mechanical Engineering and a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in the Chemical and/or Petrochemical industry. Familiarity with Industry Codes for stationary and rotating equipment. Basic familiarity with engineering, purchasing, accounting and construction practices. Good communication and computer skills. Self starter with high level of results orientation.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Mechanical Design Staff Engineer Houston, Tx Becky Daniel
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Support the development of basic and detailed design of new plants and their infrastructure as well as additions or modifications to existing facilities, in coordination with other Design Disciplines and Project Managers. Responsible for Mechanical Engineering compliance with project requirements on quality, cost and schedule for assigned projects. Experience required in preparing mechanical specifications and performing bid evaluations for stationary equipment (pressure vessels, storage tanks, heat exchangers), rotating equipment (pumps, compressors, agitators, blowers and their drivers, reviewing vendor drawings for specification compliance, providing mechanical engineering discipline input into project schedules, monitoring the type of work described above when performed by outside contractor engineers and designers, for specification compliance, timeliness and cost effectiveness. Interpretation and adherence to Technical Standards, industry standards and regulatory codes. BS in Mechanical Engineering and a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in the Chemical and/or Petrochemical industry. Familiarity with Industry Codes for stationary and rotating equipment. Basic familiarity with engineering, purchasing, accounting and construction practices. Good communication and computer skills. Self starter with high level of results orientation. Familiarity of SAP is a plus.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Maintenance Engineer Corpus Christi, TX Becky Daniel
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Maintain protection of the environment and the health and safety of employees, customers, and the communities in as highest priority. Evaluate, design and recommend changes in maintenance activities to increase reliability of existing equipment, reduce repair costs and minimize product interruptions. Provide coordination between the Production, Project, Process and Corporate Engineering Departments regarding capital project implementation including preparation of AFE’s. Provide ongoing engineering assistance to operations and maintenance. Troubleshoot process operating problems, investigate equipment failures, conduct special tests, develop reports and provide technical assistance as required. Develop and institute plans for preventive/predictive maintenance on equipment, routine replacement of equipment and improvement of material of construction. Supervise installation, monitor performance and make recommendations to improve reliability and reduce cost. Provide troubleshooting and technical support during planned and unplanned outages. BS degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 7+ years of industry experience in maintenance or related field. Strong troubleshooting skills. Experience with pumps, centrifugal compressors, centrifuges, cooling towers, gear boxes, refrigeration equipment, vacuum pumps and mechanical seals. High proficiency in Microsoft applications (such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook). Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work as part of a team

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Principal Mechanical Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Corporate position that supports plants across the US. Maintain protection of the environment, health and safety of employees, customers, and the communities. Provide mechanical engineering expertise for capital projects, studies and plant issues. Execute approved projects including providing technical direction and assistance, coordinating with project and program managers, supervising the work of engineering consultants and contractors, and participating in inspections and start-up of equipment. Complete studies and various requests for engineering assistance such as providing the mechanical scope of work, equipment specifications, inspection and testing plans, and reviewing cost estimates. Provide technical support and training for plant engineers and technicians. Participate in maintenance committees and focus teams. Assure Corporate policies, procedures, and standards and applicable codes are followed individually and by contractors. Maintain technical expertise in codes, procedures, selection and application of equipment, and equipment technology through individual effort and ongoing training. Mentor mechanical engineers to improve core competency expertise. Direct involvement in design, testing, operation and maintenance of major rotating equipment. Knowledge of diagnostics and analysis of equipment vibration. Graduate engineer with 5-15 years of mechanical engineering experience across of wide range of process equipment, process vessels, and piping. Experience working with consulting engineers.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Vibration Specialist Southern Kansas Becky Daniel
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Flexible in terms of what kind of education and plant background the candidate can have. Would consider individual who is non-degreed and a “Technician” or “Mechanic” as long as they have the strong vibration experience (with rotating equipment) and MUST have a certification in vibration analysis (Category 2 or greater). Or Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Application including the following course study – Physics I, Mechanics of solids & liquids in motion and PC education preferred. Vibration Analyst certification - category 2 or greater required. This position will report to the Rotating Equipment Manager. Monitor and analyze vibrations on rotating equipment in a predictive maintenance program. Accurately diagnose symptoms and problems in rotating equipment prior to catastrophic failure and giving recommendation for repairs. Regularly schedule the monitoring of equipment with predictive technologies and coordinating the necessary maintenance to correct deficiencies sooner at a lesser maintenance and opportunity cost. Demonstrated basic knowledge of machine vibration, be capable of routine data collection and periodic monitoring, and be able to perform basic fault diagnosis and condition evaluation. Demonstrated knowledge and ability to operate personal computer and computerized vibration data collector/analyzer including associated equipment, technology and software for vibration analysis. Demonstrated capability of performing simple machinery vibration measurements involving single-channel condition monitoring and diagnosis. Experience as a Rotating Equipment Mechanic or Technician desired. Ability to analyze and resolve difficult problems while working in a team environment. Ability to adjust work schedule to meet departmental goals and objectives. Analyze vibration data on questionable machines, including getting the appropriate baseline readings and rechecks on the questionable results. Collect vibration data (overall & FFT) on pre-defined routes. Differentiate between symptoms/problems that are occurring simultaneously. Review anomalies from collected data. Recommend corrective actions to maintenance and operations personnel. Observe and comply with all safety policies and procedures. Regularly communicate with Supervisor work progress, concerns and questions.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Reliability Engineer Missouri Becky Daniel
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Provides reliability support to the site by developing and implementing reliability engineering systems. Responsible for implementing Reliability methodologies like RBI (Risk Based Inspections), RCM (Reliability Centered Maintenance), RCFA (Root Cause Failure Analysis) and other reliability-based maintenance engineering principles and practices. Develops and oversees the implementation of a comprehensive multi-year "Reliability Plan". Applies appropriate reliability tools to drive improvements, optimize costs, and improve AE (i.e., Bad Actor Program, FMEA, RBI, RBM, RCM, Reliability Roadmap, etc.). Ensures development of Critical Equipment list. Monitors Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and metrics for proactive identification and resolution of reliability issues. Supports Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFAs) and corrective actions for complex and/or repetitive problems. Supports the site Mechanical Integrity program. Supports capital projects by supplying engineering expertise in accordance with regulatory and company standards. Plans and coordinates activities associated with maintenance of equipment, improving availability and efficiency. Designs maintenance strategies, procedures and methods. Supports the Maintenance Department on preventive maintenance requirements and practices. Provides continuous improvement to the yearly maintenance plan (preventive, predictive) and monitors its execution. Continued development of a multi-year reliability improvement plan, this plan will include the development and execution of capital and expense projects for various operating units at the Site. Act as primary focal point for reliability related work groups. Interface with all Site plant operations maintenance, engineering and research personnel as necessary. Originate and develop analysis methods for determining reliability of components, equipment, and processes. Active support of all EH&S policies and procedures. BS Degree in Mechanical, Chemical or Electrical Engineering. 1-5+ years of technical engineering experience. Must have a sound technical knowledge of equipment. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Able to work in a team environment.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Reliability Engineering Leader Virginia Becky Daniel
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This position is focused on rotating equipment. Works closely in building the mechanical integrity programs & team. Leads the Inspection, Testing, and Preventive Maintenance (ITPM) program for equipment class (Fixed, Rotating, Electrical/Instrumentation). Working with Planner(s) to coordinate and execute all work associated with compliance with the ITPM program: planning, scheduling, scaffold installation/removal, insulation removal/replacement, inspection contractor(s), inspection records and disposition of recommendations. Leading the equipment-class-applicable Mechanical Integrity Management System standards and procedures and is
responsible for their implementation and continuous improvement. Leading development and continuous improvement of specific equipment Reliability Control Plans. Executing programs and policies for driving compliance and continuous improvement of preventive and predictive maintenance programs. Leading reliability improvements throughout the site. Leading the development and execution of outage inspection activity. Direct reports include Reliability and/or Maintenance Engineers. BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering. 8 years of experience as a Reliability or Maintenance Engineer within a Hazardous Chemical Industry. Strong working knowledge of Recognized and Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practices for equipment inspection, testing, and preventive maintenance (e.g. National Board, ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers, API (American Petroleum Institute), ASNT (American Society of Non-destructible Testing), NEC (National Electrical Code) preferred. Strong working knowledge of OSHA 1910.119 Mechanical Integrity preferred. Professional Engineering Certification and/or Authorized Inspector Certificate are preferred. Strong working knowledge of PDM (predictive maintenance) technologies and their practical application (e.g. Vibration, Lube Oil Analysis, Infra-red thermography, Ultra-sonic listening, Ultrasonic thickness testing, radiographic testing, eddy-current testing, acoustic emission testing and other non-destructive examination methods) preferred. Strong working knowledge of key Precision Maintenance requirements for mechanical classes of equipment (rotating equipment and/or fixed equipment) preferred. Experience using reliability analytical tools such as RCFA (Root Cause Failure Analysis) and FMEA (Failure Mode Effects Analysis) preferred. Six Sigma Greenbelt certification preferred. Strong written and verbal communication skills preferred. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of an organization preferred. Demonstrated ability to use influencing skills to accomplish goals and objectives preferred. Must be capable of managing multiple priorities preferred. Capable of business/analysis tools on the computer (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio, SAP-PM preferred. Strong skills with Meridium is a plus. Proven leadership skills as a team player/builder and a driver of value-added results preferred. Ability to work in a functional organization preferred. Ability to energize and develop all levels of the organization preferred. Ability to lead and develop both hourly and salaried employees preferred.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Reliability Engineer Houston, Tx Becky Daniel
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Responsible for the reliability of the critical rotating equipment systems. Technical support during troubleshooting of operability problems, development of routine and turnaround repair scope, and long range capital planning of improvement projects. Will participate as an active member of the corporate Rotating Equipment Networks that represents and drives team initiatives. This position is considered a developmental opportunity for future leaders in maintenance and reliability organizations, allowing the incumbent to enhance leadership skills in the areas of developing self and others, innovation, and utilizing a broad perspective to drive results in various plant cultures. Provide supervision to the site condition monitoring technicians. Ensure technical development plans are effective. Ensure predictive management systems (lubrication and vibration monitoring) are functioning in accordance with Operational Excellence Standards. Display an advanced level of interpersonal capability. Effective problem solving to multiple process technologies (POTBA, EO, and polymers). Present a strong customer focus will be a core competency for this position in order to understand priorities among the facility. Technical resources on major/minor Capital Projects. BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering; 8-15 years of plant engineering experience (Petrochemical, Polymers, Construction, Turbo services industry). Strong rotating equipment background, pump and compressor sealing systems, vibration analysis. Thorough understanding of turbo machinery system design and operation. Working knowledge of engineering and industry standards. Communication and process/safety management competencies, which are considered critical for effectively engaging various levels of the organization.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Stationary Equipment Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Will function as a central subject matter expert in the area of pressurized process equipment used in petrochemical and refining facilities. Broad exposure to both a variety of equipment and life cycle issues including specification, design, construction, inspection and repair is required and a specialization in hot taps and/or valves (including relief valves) is desired. Will assure that process equipment used in manufacturing facilities is specified, designed, fabricated and installed in accordance with good engineering practices, applicable industry codes and standards and consistent with the company’s business needs. Tasked with authoring, optimizing and implementing specifications for effective inspection and repair of existing stationary equipment in the manufacturing facilities. Must have technical leadership and judgment to assess complex technical issues then develop and communicate executable solutions. May lead one or more company-wide technology related improvement programs. BS in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 5 years prior experience working as a mechanical engineer with relevant experience in the refining, petrochemical, or chemical process industries.
Strong knowledge of pressure equipment stress analysis and application of industry standards such as ASME, ANSI, ASTM and API for as they apply to design, analysis, re-rating and alteration of pressure equipment. Familiarity with at least one computer program for pressure equipment design including piping flexibility analysis and have a general understanding of finite element stress analysis. Demonstrated experience in authoring technical specifications, procedures and other technical documents. Ability to utilize technical judgment to address routine design requirements as well as the ability to assess the adequacy of non-conforming equipment for its intended use. Ability to function with minimal guidance and to successfully manage multiple/changing priorities across multiple sites/functional areas.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Maintenance/Reliability Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Continuously improve maintenance efficiency and costs while meeting the business needs of the site through improved equipment reliability. Provides support to operating units by engineering solutions and leading/managing repairs and improvements of operating equipment. Develop and execute projects, processes, and procedures that will continuously reduce reactive maintenance requirements, improve reliability and maintenance efficiency through predictive and preventive maintenance as well as deliver training to others in order to drive improvements. Gather and examine basic reliability data from field studies or data base, and correlate the data for analysis using well defined engineering techniques, principles, and procedures to evaluate equipment fitness for service against applicable industry and company standards. Develop repair scopes, initiate the SAP process, and lead/manage repairs for equipment deficiencies identified through equipment failures, reliability analysis, and vibration analysis programs. Follow repair work and maintenance activity as needed during turnarounds. Support site Reliability Improvement Teams (RIT) in development of top ten equipment issues for site and develop projects to drive continuous reliability improvements. Perform RCFA (Root Cause Failure Analysis) analysis on equipment failures. Assist the Project Group and Others in the evaluation of new equipment, equipment repairs, and reliability upgrades analyzing stores stock, life cycle costs and in developing maintenance procedures and PM’s for mechanical equipment. Develop and manage the vibration analysis program for the site. Base line readings should be taken after all repairs of installation of new equipment covered by the vibration analysis program. Assist Maintenance Supervisors and Technicians in troubleshooting mechanical equipment issues. Keep abreast of and evaluate new industry products and techniques for applications at the site. Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Mechanical engineering degree preferred). 5+ years of petro-chemical maintenance/reliability experience. Good understanding of and ability to use Root Cause Analysis methods and standard reliability statistical analysis tools. Leadership skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Strong effective interpersonal skills. Root Cause Analysis techniques. Statistical reliability analysis techniques. Working knowledge and ability to use SAP R3 Plant Maintenance Module and Microsoft Office software. 5+ years of petro-chemical maintenance/reliability experience.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Reliability Maintenance Engineer Kansas Becky Daniel
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Maintain protection of the environment and the health and safety of employees and the communities and/or transport products is highest priority. Develop, implement, and maintain predictive, preventive and proactive maintenance processes. Monitor equipment performance and make necessary changes to improve equipment reliability and mechanical integrity. Participate in the plant process safety management programs especially fulfilling Management of Change requirements, and investigating process safety incidents. Provide technical support for maintenance and major equipment repairs, and perform equipment troubleshooting/failure analysis. Maintain fixed equipment (tanks, towers, exchangers, pressure vessels, piping, and piping systems) by coordinating and supervising equipment overhauls and preventative maintenance tasks. Work with maintenance, production, engineering and other organizations to improve equipment care and work practices. Update maintenance and equipment procedures along with stores/inventory spare parts to better maintain equipment. Review pertinent engineering and construction projects and make recommendations on design changes to improve the overall equipment reliability. Stay abreast of technology, equipment and practices. Evaluate and communicate industry practices and technologies to the plant. Maintain active involvement with best practice and technical teams. Interface with other technical and engineering groups for assistance in areas outside technical expertise. Oversee and develop mechanical integrity inspectors. Manage and adjust functional responsibilities to match department resources. Maintain cost, reliability, and mechanical integrity programs and measurements. Participate in maintaining process safety information current and accurate for the physical assets: (P&IDs) and technician-process activities (procedures and work instructions). BS degree in Engineering; Minimum of 5 years of industry experience; Mechanical integrity and reliability experience. Team player with strong interpersonal
skills and the ability to communicate effectively. Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently; Strong analytical/problem solving skills

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Maintenance and Reliability Engineer South Texas Becky Daniel
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Provides primarily rotating with some fixed equipment mechanical maintenance and reliability engineering technical support for four production lines at the plant. Will support production unit maintenance/reliability efforts and drive improvements in maintenance work processes, procedures, performance, and cost. Troubleshoot issues with mechanical equipment (reciprocating compressors, pumps, gearboxes, blowers, polymer compounding equipment). Assess performance/condition of machinery, bearings, seals, polymer equipment. Conduct investigations to determine root cause of equipment failures, complete and close findings as required. Active member of site area optimization teams which identify, prioritize and resolve leveraging maintenance/reliability/production issues. Provide technical support to both operations and maintenance. Provide technical/engineering specifications for design of new and inspection/repair of exiting pieces of mechanical equipment. Provide support to establish adequate spare parts and recurring preventative maintenance tasks on equipment. Provide planning support for major machinery overhauls, specifying scope of required work and technical details to ensure successful execution. Provide technical support for plant expense and capital projects. Mentor engineers, specialists and technicians and provide training in the area of mechanical equipment operation and repair. Support and participate in the site’s safety programs. BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 3 years of work experience in the refining/petrochemical industry (polymer industry experience preferred but not required). Must demonstrate a working knowledge of all applicable engineering codes/standards and their application. A thorough knowledge of operating processes, equipment, and materials, as well as critical analytical skills are needed to effectively evaluate equipment performance and problems. General knowledge of project management, reliability engineering and root cause analysis. While experience with both fixed and rotating equipment is preferred, job position is slanted towards rotating. Knowledge of machinery vibration analysis and lube oil analysis preferred. Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with all levels of the organization. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills are critical for the resolution of issues associated with completing day to day activities and are key to the ability to relate complex concepts to a diverse workforce. Critical analytical skills are needed to effectively evaluate equipment performance and trouble-shoot equipment and process problems. Drive for results.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Reliability Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Establish and maintain mechanical integrity and equipment reliability programs to ensure employee safety, provide environmental security and maximize the plant’s availability, product quality, and cost effectiveness. Ownership of the plant’s Pm/PdM activities; leadership of equipment performance tracking and repair/improvement prioritization; technical guidance and coaching of mechanical craftsmen; and engineering support of maintenance and capital projects. Requires BS degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of six (6) years experience in the Refining, Petrochemical, or Chemical Processing Industries (Gas processing experience is a plus). Must have experience in working with process gas compressors (reciprocating, centrifugal, and screw), pumps (various types of centrifugal and positive displacement), turbines (steam and gas), gas engines (internal combustion), and all related power transmission components (speed reducers/increasers, couplings, bearings, mechanical seals, etc.). Must possess strong people skills and be able to coach, mentor, and influence others. Training in RCM, RCFA, or equivalent methodology a plus. Work with the Maintenance, Technical, and Operations Managers to establish, track, and achieve equipment reliability goals and objectives for the site. Participate in safety and environmental initiatives contributing to overall employee and community safety while ensuring compliance of state and federal regulations. Develop and establish maintenance & operational procedures based on regulatory directives, manufactures specifications, and industry best practices to support on-going reliability improvements. Perform capital project engineering work from design to implementation in accordance with organizational policies. Also participate as a key contributor on project and technical teams. Assume full ownership of predictive and preventive maintenance activities including oil analysis, vibration analysis, engine-compressor analysis, and infrared thermography. Continuously evaluate PM/PDM activities and frequencies to ensure optimum use of manpower and resources in maximizing equipment reliability. Work with craftsmen, supervisors and other engineers in resolving equipment design, maintenance and operating issues (both immediate and long-term). Develop and/or review new equipment specifications and installation standards to insure they meet intended service requirements and established best practices. Participate in the development and conduct of the site’s craftsman training program. Develop expertise in all areas of the plant’s CMMS system and lead the establishment of site performance metrics (KPI’s) Participate in the enhancement of the plant’s PSM
Mechanical Integrity compliance and adherence to piping and pressure vessel codes and jurisdictional requirements. Assist in the troubleshooting and repair planning for equipment issues. Contribute to the stocking, procurement, and tracking of critical spare parts. Assist in the improvement of maintenance planning, scheduling, and supervision activities.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Electrical Reliability Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Will provide electrical reliability engineering support by providing instrument, electrical, and analyzer engineering expertise to drive reliability improvements and optimize production units. Primary responsibilities will include complex troubleshooting of process control systems to sustain reliable daily operation, supporting the development and execution of plant capital and expense projects, and application of corporate engineering standards. Additionally, this position will be required to lead/participate in formal root cause failure analysis using recognized formal processes. Considered the site subject matter expert in the operation and maintenance of process analyzers, PLC systems, and process controls related equipment. Will provide practical assistance and troubleshooting to assure safe, high quality, and cost effective repairs of electronic/pneumatic instrumentation, control systems, and analyzers. Will also participate in the design and implementation for new installations and lead the QA/QC efforts. Additional responsibilities include optimization of preventive maintenance programs, lead/participate in key reliability focus studies to improve system reliability, perform in depth investigations to properly identify and eliminate the root cause of incidents, and complete and close incident/audit findings as required. Will implement applicable best practice team initiatives and provide leadership and technical support to site Reliability Improvement Teams and capital projects. The candidate must demonstrate a working knowledge of all applicable engineering codes/standards such as ISA, NEC, and IEEE. Required to have a solid understanding of field instrumentation and electrical system documentation (loop drawings, wiring diagrams, specification sheets, and schematics). Successful candidates must exhibit an understanding of business process and procedures, reliability processes and workflows, and be able to actively seek continuous improvement. Must have the ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with all levels of the organization. This includes the training of maintenance craftsmen and operations personnel on equipment repairs and operation. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills are critical for the resolution of issues associated with completing day to day activities and key to relate complex concepts to a diverse workforce. In addition, the position mentors technicians and less experience engineers, develops and delivers required technical training, and authors procedures to ensure compliance with company requirements and best practices as well as recognized industry practices. Bachelors of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering is required. A minimum of 6 years of plant engineering experience is required. Solid understanding of project and maintenance workflows is required. Working knowledge of corporate engineering standards is required. Familiarity with process analyzer technology is required. Working knowledge of process interlock and controls system technology is required. Preferred Qualifications: Master degree in Electrical Engineering is preferred. A minimum of 10 years' experience is preferred. Solid understanding of the application of life cycle cost analysis and its relationship to reliable asset management is preferred. Experience in the maintenance and operation of chemical processing equipment is preferred. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft applications; Microsoft Office, Excel, and Power Point is preferred.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 I and E Reliability Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Will be responsible for leading instrument & electrical reliability improvement within a Olefins plant. Candidate will work with other engineering disciplines to accomplish this task. Support maintenance engineering as needed to resolve instrument & electrical issues. Develop comprehensive Preventive Maintenance (PM) programs for instrument and electrical equipment. Ensure that BOM's and spare parts descriptions are correct/accurate for critical equipment. Participate/support engineering standards and procedures development work. As needed, establishes the design basis for interlocks, electrical power distribution, area classification, arc flash studies and National Electrical Code compliance, and/or all governing or adopted codes. Perform RCFA on all critical equipment failures within assigned area. Participates in incident investigations, RCFAs, FEMAs, RCMs, etc. within assigned areas. Supports the efforts of the Reliability Improvement Teams to identify leveraging projects and eliminate bad actors. Understand and support instrument and electrical capital projects from a technical perspective. Assesses the impact of projects on systems infrastructure and proposes solutions that best balance the immediate project needs with that of existing plant systems operational, reliability, and safety requirements. Provides technical direction for engineering contractors when it supports assigned work. Ensures that applicable plant personnel are consulted and have the opportunity to provide input on decisions regarding technical direction. Plays a key role in the formation of vendor alliances and committed business agreements. Participates in the technical review for all outside repair facilities, and/or blanket order vendor selections. Represents the
Facility in industry and professional organizations, users groups, and other organizations, which address or govern industry codes and standards. Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or closely related technical degree. A minimum of 5 years of work experience in low voltage electrical and instrumentation systems in the refining/petrochemical industry. Must demonstrate a working knowledge of applicable engineering codes/standards such as ISA, NEC, IEEE. Experience with major instrumentation systems including Honeywell DCS, Modicon PLC's, Bentley Nevada vibration monitoring equipment, interlock control systems for machinery and related process systems is required. Working knowledge of field instrumentation including transmitters and tank gauging and inventory control systems is also required. Individual should be well versed in standard PC software tools, SAP systems related to maintenance & reliability systems, and be familiar with efficient document control procedures and component databases.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Reliability Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Will drive improvement of maintenance and reliability performance across manufacturing by serving as a Reliability subject matter expert for North America. Will serve as a reliability process and tool expert and will use these skills and experience to continuously improve processes, practices and tools that can be applied across North American Manufacturing. Will also mentor less experienced engineers in the use of reliability tools, practices and methodology. Will provide hands-on support to the sites to resolve maintenance and reliability issues, perform RCFA, and review reliability and lost opportunity data to identify site and systemic opportunities. Works with GES equipment and process experts, Technical Networks, and site personnel to drive improvements in equipment design, maintenance and operation practices to sustain and improve Reliability as well as coordinating the Long Range Obsolescent Equipment Upgrade Plan. Develop Operational Excellence guidelines and model procedures to support the Global Asset Integrity Standard. Will serve on the Maintenance and Reliability Network to help share learnings and best practices across the company. Will also support the management of the Program Maintenance budget by coordinating the project justification process, tracking progress in implementation and communicating learnings across the company. Leads maintenance and reliability assessments such as Maintenance and Reliability Model gap analysis, RCM studies, Wiebull Analysis and SAP data analysis at manufacturing sites to assist sites with identifying opportunities in equipment reliability and management systems, as well as assist the sites in developing improvement programs. Serves as a maintenance and reliability tool owner and subject matter expert for North America. Examples include Meridium, IHS, SAP etc, to drive knowledge and usage of key tools used to manage and improve maintenance and reliability programs. Maintains the Maintenance and Reliability Engineer Toolbox with relevant tools and data. Supports engineering and craft development to ensure that personnel have the right skills and tools to effectively and efficiently perform their role to ensure that less experienced engineers have access to latest tools and data need to efficiently and effectively perform their role. Drives effective use of Reliability Improvement teams and coaches on sound reliability and maintenance engineer fundamentals such as ED. Analyzes maintenance and reliability metrics and other data to identify site and systemic opportunities. Proactively engages with GES equipment experts, Technical Networks and sites when opportunities are identified to identify companywide trends that need to be acted upon. Help sites drill down to understand performance opportunities. Provides expertise to develop solutions. Supports the management of Program Maintenance Budgets for North America by coordinating the project justification process, tracking progress on execution and communicating results to ensure that sites justify and execute reliability and MCI improvement projects according to plan. Validates site and company long range plans. Represents Manufacturing on the IT steering team to establish an overall strategy for core reliability and maintenance IT tools to drive consistent development and use of IT tools to support maintenance and reliability efforts. Ensures plans to address equipment obsolescence are well defined and forecasted. Looks for the best tools and practices and champions those through the IT Steering Team. Conducts root cause failure analysis and/or incident investigations on site reliability issues or incidents to identify and resolve site specific reliability issues. Develops Operational Excellence guidelines and model procedures to support GAIS. Supports gap analysis and action plan development. Conducts OE audits as Global Asset Integrity Standard leader to identify and capture best practices in guidelines and model procedures. Improves the effectiveness of site resources by providing model maintenance procedures. Participates in industry organizations such as SMRP, NPRA, HBR to stay informed of new technology, industry trends and practices to informally network and benchmark with others in our industry. Research new techniques and tools to enhance business performance. BS in Engineering (Mechanical, Civil or Electrical). 10 years experience in maintenance and/or reliability engineering in the refining, petrochemical or chemical process industries. Experienced in the use of reliability tools such as Meridium, Wiebull Analysis, RCM, and FMEA. Should possess strong communication skills and be able to develop consensus and
drive change through plant organizations. The individual should also have good presentation skills and be effective when communicating to company and contractor management. 25% travel.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Rotating Equipment Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Maintain protection of the environment, health and safety of employees, customers and the communities. Ensure that Process Safety and Risk Management objectives are practiced daily through participation in Management of Change, Process Hazards Analysis, Process Safety Hazard Hunter, and Pre-startup Review responsibilities. Provide Chemical Commandment training and awareness to others as the opportunity arises. Provide attention to detail, and dedication to work in order to ensure system and equipment reliability as well as high quality work and process product. Ensure that you and others are respected, supported and encouraged to grow and succeed in their job. Establish, develop, and implement the Rotating Equipment Maintenance (REM) program in accordance with company guidelines, codes, and governmental regulations. Ensure Houston Operations REM program guidelines are current, and instill correct practices across all Houston Operations sites, and comply with the latest Maintenance Guidelines maintained by Corporate HES Risk Engineering, manufacturers, or industry practice. Develop, update, track, and communicate action plans pertaining to REM tasks. Provide on-going reporting of REM program status to plant management. Arrange for contract services support for REM program related activities as required Communicate employee concerns relating to REM activities to appropriate supervision and management. Review facility rotating equipment activities to ensure manufacturing, construction, installation, maintenance, and operation conform to all specifications, codes, standards and procedures. Perform formal and informal audits of the REM program elements to ensure compliance to all applicable codes and standards. Support and coordinate Corporate HES Risk Engineering and Insurance audits as required. Maintain current knowledge of company/government rules and regulations. Provide consultation and assistance related to other individual expertise and knowledge. Evaluate capital project scopes and vendor proposals for new equipment purchases. Conduct failure mode analyses to identify units posing excessive failure risks and support proposed changes in design. Assist in the training/coaching of hourly personnel in repairs and preventative maintenance. Maintain knowledge of current practices within the industry related to rotating equipment design, maintenance, troubleshooting, and operation to assist in ensuring success of the REM program. Maintain or gain certification in vibration acquisition and analysis to assist in rotating equipment troubleshooting and repair. Develop, implement, monitor, and communicate mean-time-between-failures program for all critical rotating equipment within the Houston Site. B.S. degree in mechanical engineering with at least 10 years of experience in. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. In-depth knowledge of industry standards and other applicable codes relating to mechanical systems and rotating equipment. Actual experience in design/maintenance of miscellaneous rotating equipment and associated failure analysis is preferred.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Control Systems Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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RAPIDLY growing E&C business client. Work within the I/E & Control Systems Department. Work on I/E engineering and designs for large industrial projects in midstream gas processing, petroleum refining, petrochemical, and upstream oil & gas industries. Act as a discipline electrical, instrument, or control systems engineer for selected projects. Interact with other engineering disciplines, engineering and construction project managers, and clients. Provide input to the initial project schedule and support the regular maintenance of project schedules for designated projects. Recommend appropriate staffing for each design activity and determine time to completion for each task on the project schedule. Work process quality review and drawing approval in the capacity of a registered professional engineer in the state the work is being performed. Provide man hour and equipment estimates for project proposals. Plan and implement procedures and systems to maximize department efficiency. Able to work under pressure and coordinate numerous activities. Self-motivated with ability to work with others. BS in Electrical Engineering or BS in Engineering with equivalent I/E & control systems experience required; 5+ years experience required, 10+ years' preferred. P.E. by exam required with the ability to be licensed in multiple states. 20% travel. Strong verbal and written communication skills required. Record of success working in a team culture. Professional and ethical. Strong Computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Well developed, detail oriented organizational skills.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Instrument and Control Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Will provide instrumentation engineering support to a designated area of responsibility in the Plant. This includes leading reliability improvements, expense and small capital projects and supporting maintenance efforts and drive improvements in maintenance work processes, procedures, performance, and cost. Candidate will work closely with technical groups, operations and maintenance personnel in the execution of these duties. Manage the overall technical direction for design and installation of instrumentation, valves, control systems, PLC's, SIS, etc. Generate and review, and approve instrumentation specifications, and design drawings and calculations. Provide technical direction for engineering contractors on instrumentation and analysis equipment. Provide troubleshooting assistance to plant IEA Technicians. Develop and maintain standards and specifications. Participate and lead incident investigations to properly identify and eliminate the root cause of incidents, complete and close findings. Participate in RCFAs, FEMAs, RCMs, etc. Participate in all capital project P&ID and PHA/HAZOP reviews in asset area. Participate as a core team member on projects, which have major significant IEA components, and as a resource for projects which have minor IEA components. Provide assistance with FAT and SATs, commissioning and checkouts. Assist in the pre-commissioning and start-up of new processes on an as needed basis as detailed in the execution plan to ensure adequate transfer of custody and care to plant operations. B.S. Degree in Engineering. Must have some experience in polymers. Minimum of 2 years of Instrumentation and Controls experience in a chemical, refining or other process related industry. Demonstrated working knowledge of all applicable engineering codes/standards and their application. Thorough knowledge of operating processes, equipment, and materials, as well as critical analytical skills are needed to effectively evaluate equipment performance and problems. Advanced level of interpersonal capability to provide timely and effective problem solving. Strong customer focus in order to understand priorities and ensure key business objectives are met in Safety, Reliability, and Capital Discipline. Communication and process safety management competencies are also considered critical for effectively engaging various levels of the organization.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Process Controls Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Recent five or more years continuous production/process engineering experience in chemicals or refining manufacturing. This experience would also have a demonstrated close working relationship with the site’s process control group (or equivalent function) and significant hands on usage of the DCS system (working with both the controls group and operators on process troubleshooting by navigating screens, point configuration, historian trending, data exports, etc.). A basic understanding of computer system network architecture and above average computer skills regarding Windows is essential. Since many of the DCS control engineers in industry are BSChE’s, they began their careers as process engineers and transitioned into DCS controls as a natural career progression based on their technical interest. The ideal candidate would also have been closely involved in a site expansion or green field in the process/controls design, installation and start-up. This person should also be flexible regarding work focus as a typical day may include a mixture of process, controls, and project related work. Technical and project lead for upgrade of the site’s distributive control system to Delta V. This involves oversight of the design and layout of system, control strategies, operator graphics, and alarm management. Improved
process automation regarding batch sequencing is an integrated aspect of the upgrade. A thorough understanding of the reactions and processes taking place is a necessity. Upon final commissioning of the controls upgrade, this position will transition to include more traditional process engineering activities in addition to overall site process control ownership: assessing current state of process equipment and its ability to meet operational requirements; designing, installing and commissioning new production units, monitoring modifications and upgrades, and troubleshooting existing processes; updating process technical information including P&ID drawings; supporting the conversion of small-scale processes into commercially viable large-scale operations; management of change including risk assessment, PHA, and HAZOP studies; working closely with operations to monitor and improve the efficiency, output and safety of the process; working with operations to ensure the process works at the optimum level, to the right rate and quality of output, in order to meet business needs; Bachelor of Science Chemical Engineering; 5+ years related experience. Would prefer local candidate.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Project Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Provide engineering support to the Houston plant in areas such as mechanical integrity/reliability, capital and expense project development/management, equipment specification, testing and inspection, as well as maintaining engineering standards. Provide technical support to plant operations including process and equipment troubleshooting and optimization. Perform/lead hazard review/analysis of new and existing processes. Participate in and/or lead incident investigations, utilizing TAPRoot methodology. Assist in design, revision and maintenance of plant mechanical integrity program. Investigate and implement new technology for plant applications. Develop, revise and provide appropriate training to maintenance and operating technicians on processes, equipment and procedures. Scope, design and manage multiple small to mid-size capital projects to improve plant reliability, environmental regulatory compliance, safety performance, and cost competitiveness. Also, function as plant engineering representative on larger, corporately-managed projects. Utilize Six Sigma, or like techniques to identify such project opportunities. Develop engineering justification, project schedule, cost analysis, and spending authorization documentation for projects. Engineer and/or utilize contracted engineering resources to develop detailed design. Conduct appropriate safety and design reviews to insure compliance with plant engineering specifications and management of change process. Direct in-house and contracted resources for project construction. Manage project costs utilizing SAP. Perform post project reviews, and track expected benefits. Assist in development and maintenance of plant capital plan. Manage plant management of change process. Perform SAP transactions – specifically notifications, capital project accounting, and purchase requisitions. Understands and helps implement the SBU HSES/Responsible Care Policy and related objectives. Aware of potential environmental, health, safety and security impacts in area of responsibility and the consequences if an upset occurs. Understands and implements any parts of the Houston Environmental Compliance Plans, Waste Management Plans and Emergency Response Plan that applies to area of responsibility. BS in Mechanical Engineering. Minimum ten years engineering experience in a chemical manufacturing plant environment. Must have relevant process design/project experience. Experience with mechanical integrity programs or process control is a plus. Good communication and personal interaction skills. Must be comfortable working in a team environment

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Mechanical Engineer North Houston Becky Daniel
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Ambitious new chemical related organization that is established and growing every day. Exciting opportunity for individual to get in on the ground up and really contribute, grow and be a part of an exciting organization. BS Engineering required. Broad knowledge of steel tank specification, design, operations, inspections and preventative maintenance. Knowledge of various federal regulations/codes such as OSHA and EPA as well as building codes, NFPA, API (610, 650, 653, etc.), UL, ASME, NEC, etc. Knowledge of PM Best Practices – Front End Loading phases, stage gates approach to project execution. Knowledge of chemical piping and pumping, ANSI B313, a plus. 3+ years of experience. This person will primarily be establishing a tank inspection and preventative maintenance program for 800-1,000 tanks across the US at 50 different sites. Will also run small projects. Reports to Director of Engineering. 25% travel. The incumbent will perform special projects, conduct procedural, financial oversight of CAPEX projects, oversee contracts and undertake tasks as needed. This position will also be key in identifying and analyzing safety, efficiencies and cost savings opportunities. Conduct long term planning for Preventative Maintenance Programs. Tank Inspection and Preventative Maintenance program. Product Changes in Storage Tanks. Oversee National Maintenance Contracts for PM and small projects. Roof Inspection, Cleaning, PM and replacement program. NFPA 25 Fire Inspection and PM program. Tank Farm Containment Integrity Program. Mechanical Integrity Program for equipment and piping. Oversee small CAPEX and Expense projects as required. Review Insurance Audits for assisting the Director of Engineering in long term CAPEX planning for code related items. Provides Engineering Project Management for Preventative Maintenance Programs and projects. CAPEX Budget Planning, Forecasting, detailed oversight of designs, scope planning, project budgeting, scheduling and construction management services for capitalized projects as assigned by the Dir. Engineering.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Senior Project Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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RAPIDLY growing E&C business client. Plan, execute and finalize project engineering and design activities in accordance to strict deadlines and within budget. Define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle. Develop project scope, cost estimates, and engineering/design deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management. Develop full-scale project plans and associated
communications documents. Mechanical/Electrical/Chemical/Civil engineering experience. Hands on experience required. Excellent communication skills. Strong personal time management skills. Consensus building through collaboration with client and internal team members. Establishes and implements structured engineering design processes and metrics that effectively measure and improve team performance. Continuously seeks innovative ways to improve development productivity through the introduction of new technologies, tools, systems, methods, and controls. Monitors and implements industry best practices to develop techniques to accomplish rapid execution of design related tasks, with a focus on getting things accomplished in the fewest calendar days possible. Ensures that proper documentation, such as client specifications, design changes and procedures, is provided to the appropriate functional areas. Acts as liaison between the Project Manager and other project team members. Responsible for resource allocation of staff within work level demands and budgetary constraints. Monitors project status and pursues corrective action, as required in terms of schedules, budgets, priorities, staffing, and work quality. Bachelor’s degree (minimum) in a relevant engineering discipline (mechanical, civil, electrical, or chemical). 10+ years' experience in the process industries, of which at least two (2) have been as a project engineer and/or manager (process industries being refining, petrochemicals, gas processing , upstream oil and gas production facilities, specialty chemicals, etc.). Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to work as primary liaison with clients is required.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Project Manager/Engineering Associate-Midwest Regional Service Center Michigan Becky Daniel
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Will manage capital and expense projects that fall under the responsibility of the Midwest Regional Engineering Service Center. Will manage multiple projects, usually between $500K and $5,000K. Will provide process engineering support on larger capital projects. Will work with the linked sites to: Develop project scopes, generate and/or obtains cost estimates, and prepare appropriation funding requests. Ensure that appropriate project safety reviews are completed as required both before and after approval. Utilize applicable value-improving practices (VIP's) to optimize project scope and costs. Ensure compliance with all environmental, safety, and health requirements, and promote a safe working environment for project execution. Develop and maintain partnerships with assigned project manufacturing representatives to execute projects from initial scoping and funding, through detailed engineering and procurement, to startup and commissioning, and then final documentation and closure. Request and coordinate required process and discipline engineering and design resources, whether from the site or corporate groups or outside engineering vendors, to prepare engineering design deliverables and to procure equipment, fabricated materials and services. Adhere to current corporate and plant requirements for equipment/materials specifications and vendor preferences. Maintain SAP project data entries, monitor project progress through scheduling and other tools, perform project status reporting, and control spending through appropriate tracking, forecasting, and adjustments. Perform procurement support activities as required, including preparing specifications, issuing requisitions, evaluating bids, and dealing with vendors. Works with Procurement and complies with applicable guidelines. Request necessary construction and commissioning resources from Construction and others as required to install the scope of work. Monitor and support construction activities to ensure that projects are completed according to the design deliverables, quality standards, and plant requirements, and that pre-startup safety reviews are conducted. Follow through to ensure that Operations achieves a successful project startup, and that any project-related action items are completed. Will become highly integrated into the NCE/W organization through project and technical assistance request support. BS degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering and at least 13 years professional experience is required. An advanced degree and/or professional engineering license is desired but not required. Approximately 10 to 15 years combined experience as a Project Manager and disciplined engineer. Very strong customer focus capabilities to closely interact with multiple organizational levels, Demonstrated work experience in project execution, A strong technical background in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering and demonstrated experience in the chemical industry where related technical skills were applied. Strong interpersonal, communication, administrative, personal motivation and personal adaptability skills, Working knowledge of chemical process equipment including but not limited to rotating equipment, heat transfer, solids handling, storage tanks and vessels.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Project Manager/Staff Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Responsible for providing project management and engineering support at the site, to assure proper design, procurement and construction of capital and expense projects, according to regulatory and company standards. Must be a results-oriented leader who can build strong working relationships and function effectively at all levels of the organization. Must be able to think strategically to mitigate risks, solve problems and increase value at the site. Candidates with prior process engineering background will be preferred. Achievement of project objectives
which include functionality, cost and schedule. Maintaining focus on safety in the development of project concept and during execution. Seeks compliance with all environmental, safety, and health requirements, and promotes a safe working environment for project execution. Champions the scope development process to ensure completeness of the basic engineering and looks for opportunities for added value through application of Value Improving Practices and process engineering skills. Oversee Project Change Management process and providing cost and schedule control. Generates and/or obtains cost estimates, and prepares appropriation funding requests. Ensures that appropriate project safety reviews are completed as required both before and after approval. Utilizes applicable value-improving practices (VIP's) to optimize project scope and costs. Assists project manufacturing representatives to execute projects from initial scoping and funding, through detailed engineering and procurement, to startup and commissioning, and then final documentation and closure. Requests and coordinates required process and design engineering and design resources, whether from the site or corporate groups or outside engineering vendors, to prepare engineering design deliverables and to procure equipment, fabricated materials, and services. Adheres to current corporate and plant requirements for equipment/materials specifications and vendor preferences. Maintains SAP project data entries, monitors project progress through scheduling and other tools, performs project status reporting, and controls spending through appropriate tracking, forecasting, and adjustments. Assists and Leads procurement activities as required, including preparing specifications, issuing requisitions, evaluating bids, and dealing with vendors. Works with Procurement and complies with applicable guidelines. Requests necessary construction and commissioning resources from Construction and others as required to install the scope of work. Monitors and supports construction activities to ensure that projects are completed according to the design deliverables, quality standards, and plant requirements, and that pre-startup safety reviews are conducted. Follows through to ensure that Operations achieves a successful project startup, and that any project-related action items are completed. Closes projects per guidelines, and ensures proper documentation of files, records, databases, and drawings to meet regulatory and company requirements. Promotes identification of lessons learned from completed projects to improve work practices. Participates and contributes on engineering discipline teams via ad hoc assignments with other Site and North America engineers to review, update, and develop project management procedures, guidelines, standards, and practices. Identifies and recommends process improvements, and provides process troubleshooting and optimization related to improving efficiency, capability, and safety as required. BS degree in Mechanical, Chemical or a similar Engineering discipline along a with progressive 10+ years industrial project engineering/management experience involving chemical plant design, procurement, and construction. Demonstrated process engineering experience a plus and highly desired. Proven successful track record of executing capital projects in the range $500K through $10M. Outstanding technical, leadership and communication skills. In-depth knowledge of project management processes and project execution best practices. Knowledge of SAP system is preferred.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Senior Project Cost Estimating Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Provides cost estimating services to support capital projects throughout North America. Development of conceptual and detailed cost estimates for capital projects, study grade (+/-30%) through appropriation grade (+/-10%). Perform studies and analysis. Evaluate alternatives developed during conceptual planning. Perform bid analysis for complex service contracts. Establish work breakdown structures. Prepare Cost reports. Assist in the development and improvement of cost estimating and cost controlling tools and processes. BS Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or Mathematics and at least 8 years of professional experience. Ability to work in team environment. Working knowledge of estimating, engineering, procurement, accounting and construction practices gained from minimum of 4 years of direct experience. Strong Analytical skills. Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office). Excellent quality orientation and attention to detail. Good communication skills. Participates in continuing education (engineering disciplines and the construction field) and professional organizations. Preferred: Knowledge of SAP maintenance and project systems. At least 4 years previous experience in cost estimating.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Project Manager/Engineer Associate Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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The focal point of responsibility, authority and accountability of capital investments. Must be a results-oriented leader who can build strong working relationships and function effectively at all levels of the organization. Must be able to think strategically to mitigate risks, solve problems and increase value. Achievement of project objectives which include functionality, cost and schedule for large capital projects of $100MM and greater. Maintain focus on safety in the development of project concept and during execution. Provide leadership to the project team which includes engineering, procurement and construction. Develop execution and contracting strategies to effectively
meet objectives. Oversee Change Management process and provide cost and schedule control. Ensure compliance with all policies, procedures and technical standards. Champions the scope development process to ensure completeness of the basic engineering and looks for opportunities for added value through application of Value Improving Practices. BS degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering required. Minimum 8+ years project management experience and 13+ years of engineering experience required. Proven successful track record of executing large capital projects, as a project owner. Outstanding technical, leadership and communication skills. In-depth knowledge of project management processes and project execution best practices. Knowledge of SAP system is preferred.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Project Manager/Staff Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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The Corporate Engineering Services Department executes large capital investment projects throughout North America. This position is the focal point of responsibility, authority and accountability of these capital investments. Must be a results-oriented leader who can build strong working relationships and function effectively at all levels of the organization. Must be able to think strategically to mitigate risks, solve problems and increase value. Achievement of project objectives which include functionality, cost and schedule for large capital projects of $100MM and greater. Maintain focus on safety in the development of project concept and during execution. Provide leadership to the project team which includes engineering, procurement and construction. Develop execution and contracting strategies to effectively meet objectives. Oversees Change Management process and providing cost and schedule control. Ensures compliance with all policies, procedures and technical standards. Champions the scope development process to ensure completeness of the basic engineering and looks for opportunities for added value through application of Value Improving Practices. BS degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering required. Minimum 5+ years project management experience and 10+ years of engineering experience required. Proven successful track record of executing large capital projects ($20MM), as a project owner. Outstanding technical, leadership and communication skills. In-depth knowledge of project management processes and project execution best practices. Knowledge of SAP system is preferred.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Project Manager/Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Will manage capital and expense projects that fall under the responsibility of the Regional Service Center Texas West Region, which includes the western half of the U.S. Project management responsibilities will include oversight from initial concept through commissioning. Key tasks will include: Customer scope development. Conceptual design. Process design. Detailed design. Cost estimate preparation. Coordination of required project reviews. Preparation of approval documentation. Coordination of project-related procurement activities. Construction and commissioning support. Develops project scopes, generates and/or obtains cost estimates, and prepares appropriation funding requests. Ensures that appropriate project safety reviews are completed as required both before and after approval. Utilizes applicable value-improving practices (VIP's) to optimize project scope and costs. Seeks compliance with all environmental, safety, and health requirements, and promotes a safe working environment for project execution. Develops and maintains partnerships with assigned project manufacturing representatives to execute projects from initial scoping and funding, through detailed engineering and procurement, to startup and commissioning, and then final documentation and closure. Requests and coordinates required design engineering and design resources, whether from the site or corporate groups or outside engineering vendors, to prepare engineering design deliverables and to procure equipment, fabricated materials, and services. Performs a broad range of process engineering tasks as needed to support project development and execution including reviewing work performed by outside contractor process engineers. May also provide specific support to fulfill requests for completion of process engineering tasks from supported site TES managers. Maintains SAP project data entries, monitors project progress through scheduling and other tools, performs project status reporting, and controls spending through appropriate tracking, forecasting, and adjustments. Performs procurement activities as required, including preparing specifications, issuing requisitions, evaluating bids, and dealing with vendors. Works with Procurement and complies with applicable guidelines. Adheres to current corporate and plant requirements for equipment/materials specifications and vendor preferences. Requests necessary construction and commissioning resources from Corporate Engineering Services (CES) Construction group and others as required for installation of the scope of work. Monitors and supports construction activities to ensure that projects are completed according to the design deliverables, quality standards, and plant requirements, and that pre-startup safety reviews are conducted. Follows through to ensure that Operations achieves a successful project startup, and that any project-related action items are completed. Closes projects per guidelines, and ensures proper documentation of files, records, databases, and drawings to meet regulatory requirements. Promotes identification of lessons learned from completed projects to improve
work practices. BS degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering and at least 5 years post bachelor's degree engineering experience in a chemical, petrochemical or similar manufacturing operation. At least 3 years experience as a Project Manager or project engineer. Very strong customer focus capabilities to closely interact with multiple organizational levels at supported sites. Demonstrated work experience in project execution. Strong interpersonal, communication, administrative, personal motivation and personal adaptability skills. Working knowledge of chemical process equipment. Availability for 25% out of town travel, to include periods of up to 2 months at project locations with frequent home travel.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Process/Project Staff Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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For the development of basic and detailed design of new plants as well as additions or modifications to existing facilities: A) Provide Process Engineering support, including the following responsibilities: Developing process simulations, material and energy balance analysis. Preparing PFD's (Process Flow Diagrams), P&ID's (Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams) and process specifications for equipment and instruments. Identifying process steps, associated equipment, instrumentation and safety valve requirements. Preparing documentation for and participating in Project Safety Reviews. Preparing data for and participating in Project Technical reviews. Participating in HAZOP studies. Reviewing work performed by outside contractor process engineers. Participating in plant start-up and troubleshooting. Performing process optimization studies. Identifying and recommending process improvements, and providing process troubleshooting and optimization related to improving efficiency, capability, and safety. Interface with operations to provide technical support and recommendations on methods and improvements to eliminate problems. Mentor and coach younger engineers, including participants in the Professional Development Program. B) Provide Project Engineering support, including the following responsibilities: Perform studies and analysis, Participate in Value Improving Practices, and other project related tasks, Interface with the design disciplines and engineering contractors to facilitate the completion of engineering tasks, Resolve action items associated with conceptual planning, detailed engineering, and construction, Evaluate alternatives developed during conceptual planning, Perform bid analysis for complex service contracts. BS in Chemical Engineering and 10 or more years of relevant experience. Basic understanding of process equipment design including pumps, heat exchangers, vessels, etc. Must be able to apply process tools to design piping systems, calculate pressure relief valve sizes, complete material and energy balances, and perform process optimization studies. Good working knowledge of CAPE applications ( ASPEN, HTFS, Sinet, PSV-Calc, Pipeflow, etc. ) a definite plus. Basic familiarity with engineering, purchasing, accounting and construction practices. Good communication and computer skills. Self starter with high level of results orientation. MS ChE is desired.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Senior EHS Safety Specialist Beaumont, TX Becky Daniel
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Responsible for supporting, facilitating and implementation of safety/PSM programs designed to assure compliance with corporate and regulatory requirements. Should have expertise in both Occupational Safety and Process Safety Management. Provides technical and regulatory expertise to ensure occupational safety and PSM compliance at the site. Supports the site by interfacing with regulatory agencies and third parties, as needed, on compliance and enforcement issues. Supports the site during internal corporate audits. Provide strategic leadership and work with management on identified safety/ PSM issues/recommendations/opportunities to foster continuous improvement of EHS programs and culture. Assist the site with implementation of corporate EHS policies and procedures. (Safe Work Permits, Job Safety Analysis, Management of Change, Incident/Accident investigation, HAZCOM, Training, Pre-startup safety reviews, etc). Have working knowledge of PSM PHA’s and Revalidations of process units and have the capability to facilitate. Participate in capital project reviews to serve as the expert of Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene and Process Safety to support the project. Possess working knowledge of PSM/RMP regulations. BS degree with at least 4 years of EHS related work experience OR Associate’s degree with at least 6 years of EHS related work experience OR high school degree/equivalent with at least 9 years of EHS related work experience. Experience in a manufacturing environment required. Safety/PSM regulatory and technical expertise is required. Ability to effectively facilitate PHA’s, Revalidations, Incident Investigations a strong plus. Experience in chemical manufacturing environment preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills is required. Ability to interact with site level manufacturing/business management; Ability to interact with state and federal regulatory agencies.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 EHSA Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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This position is heavily skewed towards safety with very little environmental work. 1-5 years of chemical/petrochemical experience. BS degree required. One woman/man band position with no direct reports. Smaller plant site, but large global organization. Reports to site manager. Outsources all environmental/Title V work to 3rd party consulting firm. PSM facility, field position, IH involvement, Ensures work permits are properly used and applied. Leads and reviews all safety/incidents reports. Maintains and conducts ESHA training for employees. Works with regional, corporate and global EHSA. Management and direction setting of 3rd party ESHA service groups. Leads and manages the membership with community awareness panels.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Process Safety Engineer New Jersey Becky Daniel
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Promotes safe operation and maintenance in manufacturing areas especially areas covered by PSM, RMP and TCPA regulations. Ensures compliance with state and federal process safety regulations. Develops the site’s PSM policies, goals & processes, in accordance with the Group’s HSE policies, processes and goals, and ensures their implementation and follow up. Maintains up to date information about and interpret local, state and federal PSM regulations. Organize and Conduct PSM internal audits and prepare for external audits and inspections to ensure that standard operating conditions accurately reflect operating conditions, preventative maintenance programs meet regulatory requirements and training requirements are satisfied and documented. Conduct PSM accident investigations. Drive corrective actions to timely completion. Review all PSM audit, inspection and accident reports and recommend and/or implement corrective actions to eliminate recurrence. Develop and implement PSM risk assessment and risk management plans and emergency plans for new and existing processes. Conduct five year risk assessments, HAZOP revalidations and dispersion analysis as required by regulation. Prepare and submit all required regulatory reports within established deadlines. Provide input regarding PSM priorities, budget and resources needed. Develop and ensure the implementation and follow up of PSM involvement, awareness and education programs for employees and subcontractors. Monitor the application of the PSM key performance indicators, ensure compliance and interpret and report results. Participate in site management reviews as required. Participate in the employee safety committee and VPP implementation initiatives. Participate in site cross-functional HSE initiatives as required. BS in Chemical engineering. Minimum of 5 years experience preferably in a manufacturing environment. Experience working at chemical, petrochemical or pharmaceutical facility required. PSM experience required. NJDEP-TCPA experience preferred

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Senior EHS Safety Specialist Beaumont, TX Becky Daniel
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Responsible for supporting, facilitating and implementation of safety/PSM programs designed to assure compliance with corporate and regulatory requirements. Should have expertise in both Occupational Safety and Process Safety Management. Provide technical and regulatory expertise to ensure occupational safety and PSM
compliance at the site. Support the site by interfacing with regulatory agencies and third parties, as needed, on compliance and enforcement issues. Support the site during internal corporate audits. Provide strategic leadership and work with management on identified safety/ PSM issues/recommendations/opportunities to foster continuous improvement of EHS programs and culture. Assist the site with implementation of corporate EHS policies and procedures. (Including but not limited to Safe Work Permits, Job Safety Analysis, Management of Change, Incident/Accident investigation, HAZCOM, Training, Pre-startup safety reviews, etc). Have working knowledge of PSM PHA’s and Revalidations of process units and have the capability to facilitate. Participate in capital project reviews to serve as the expert of Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene and Process Safety to support the project. Possess working knowledge of PSM/RMP regulations. BS in Chemical Engineering is preferred. BS in Engineering, science, or technical degree is required. At least 8 years of related work experience with a minimum of 3 years of demonstrated experience in or with manufacturing plus a minimum of 5 years of demonstrated PSM experience in or with a manufacturing environment, or related industry. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision is required. Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills is required. Ability to effectively facilitate PHA’s, Revalidations, Incident Investigations, etc. is required. Experience in chemical manufacturing environment preferred. Safety/ PSM regulatory and technical expertise is required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills is required. Ability to interact with site level manufacturing/business management; Ability to interact with state and federal regulatory agencies. MS Office suite proficiency needed.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 EHS Safety Specialist Beaumont, TX Becky Daniel
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Responsible for supporting the 2 Sites in the immediate area in an effective, safe and environmentally acceptable operations. Provides technical support for Occupational Safety Industrial Hygiene (OSIH), Process Safety and Emergency Response compliance activities as needed through a shared HUB services concept. Responsible for providing technical and regulatory expertise to maintain safety and industrial hygiene compliance through support and program assistance for one or more site operating areas. Responsible for facilitating the sharing of programs, procedures, tools, and successfully demonstrated practices within the EHS Community. Responsible for implementation and operation of EHS standardized processes and administration of related electronic systems. Responsible for developing effective working relationships with site management, employees, contractors, and the EHS community to drive continuous improvement in safety, industrial hygiene, process safety, and emergency response performance. Assessing site safety performance by providing input to Hub Safety/Industrial Hygiene Team Leader and identifying and tracking appropriate KPI's. Maintain safety and industrial hygiene records and prepare reports. Development of EHS Programs at various levels of the organization. Participate in incident investigation and root cause analysis. Participate in Process Hazards Analysis activities and participate in technical review of process changes as necessary. Participate in capital project reviews consistent with the level of EHS expertise needed. Serve as the technical expert on OSIH, emergency response, and PSM issues. Interpret and communicate OSIH, ER, PSM rules and regulations. Responsible for maintaining and updating the Emergency Response Plan and serving as Emergency Response advisor. Responsible for maintaining and updating the Hurricane Plan and serving as Hurricane Advisor. Emergency Response Budget oversight. Impact Weather Administrator and liaison. Ensure all required emergency response training and drills, (Fire, Rescue, Hamat and first aid) is developed, conducted and administered. Prepare materials for and conduct safety meetings and presentations. Provide input to EHS manager and Texas HUB Manager. Interface with regulatory agencies and third parties on compliance audits and enforcement issues. Active participation with the OSIH and ER Community. Qualifications: The individual should have detailed knowledge (theory and application) of the safety and industrial hygiene, and Emergency Response disciplines. Knowledge of chemical manufacturing is a plus. BS with at least 5 years of experience in EHS (OSIH, ER, PSM) OR Operations within the Petro Chemical or Refinery manufacturing Industry OR an Associate’s degree with at least 7 years of experience in EHS or Operations within the Petro Chemical or Refinery manufacturing industry OR at least 10 years of related experience EHS (OSIH, ER, PSM) or Operations within the Petro Chemical or Refinery Manufacturing Industry is required Proven leadership in EHS. Experience in Process Hazard Analysis and Emergency Response, desired. Experience in incident investigations and root cause analysis, a plus.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Manager of Process Safety Alabama Becky Daniel
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Responsible for coordinating all Process Safety Management (PSM) and Risk Management Compliance (RMP) activities. Develop, implement and maintain Process Safety Management (PSM) procedures as required. Develop, implement and maintain Risk Management procedures and plans as required. Monitor and Audit Process Safety Information (PSI). Monitor Process Safety Information as “redlined” by the Management of
Change system. Coordinate PSM audit activities with management and other departments. Maintain PSM procedures manual. Develop and execute refresher training on PSM and RMP procedures. Schedule, implement and manage HAZOP and LOPA reviews and interface with the technical group related to Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS). Track and report progress on PSM action items. Track PSM and RMP metrics. Supervises the integration and coordination of PSM/RMP functions with all other process related systems and people. Keep abreast of industry actions with regard to PSM and Risk Management. Review MOC’s for changes affecting HAZOP/LOPA IPL’s and Safeguards. Interface with the safety committees at the PSM/RMP covered locations. Other duties may be assigned. Supervisory Responsibilities: Lead HAZOP/LOPA review teams. Lead the PSM and RMP coordinators at the affected locations. Lead PSM audit teams. Bachelor's degree in a technical field. Three years minimum experience in Chemical Plant and/or Refinery Plant Maintenance, Operations or Technical activities or equivalent combination of education and experience. Process Safety-related experience preferred but not required.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 S and ES Field Specialist Baton Rouge, LA Becky Daniel
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This position has 15-20% environmental responsibilities and the rest is health and safety. Environmental responsibilities are mostly handling waste and water, no air. Collaborates with employees and supervisors to identify and correct potential safety and health hazards and environmental situations, and provides compliance assurance and assistance from a strategic and tactical standpoint to a specific area of responsibility. Implements safe and environmentally compliant standard work practices with line personnel and monitors conformance through safety and environmental inspections. Assures compliance with organizational and government environmental, health and safety standards. Monitors organizational environmental, safety and health performance, and provides employee safety and environmental training and compliance tools. Applies advanced safety and environmental knowledge at multiple facilities to all safety and environmental areas, personnel safety, operational process safety, and environmental in order to protect the health and safety of all company employees, as well as the surrounding communities and environments in which the company operates. Provides leadership, guidance and assistance in the prevention/control of accidents and incidents to a specific area of responsibility. This position reports into the Safety & Environmental Manager. Bachelor's Degree. 3+ years of Safety/Environmental experience. Operational Safety (PSM/RMP) with experience working in a refinery or chemical plant. 15%-20% Gulf Coast Travel, mostly South Louisiana.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Process Safety Engineer Houston, TX Becky Daniel
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Provide technical guidance for site for Process Safety Management and execution at the site. Serve as a visible leader in the organization, across department boundaries, to coach, educate and support safe, reliable operations and continuous improvement in process safety culture of the site. Site owner for process safety work processes including Management of Change, Process Hazard Analysis, Pre-Start Up Safety Review, Process Safety Information Management, Process Risk Assessment and Consequence Analysis, Facility Siting, as well as supporting processes such as Mechanical Integrity, Basis of Safety, Alarm and Safety Bypass management, and Incident Investigation. Coordinate reporting of Key Performance Indicators for PSM, developing improvement plans, and coordinating audits of core PSM processes; lead by example in completion of actions. Lead development of PSM policy and procedures and support site wide procedures. Thorough understanding of codes of practice, regulations and standards. Reliable and responsible approach to current Health, Safety and Environmental legislation. Ability to analyze and problem solve while working under pressure on multiple projects at the same time. Flexible, team orientated and pro-active in approach. Offer process and process safety guidance of small to large projects and production issues. Provide process design solutions while ensuring projects are executed in a safe, accurate and timely manner and in compliance with all relevant regulatory requirements. Develop, manage and Audit the ISA 84 program in collaboration with site I/E engineer. Conduct OSHA Process Safety Management audits. Expected to maintain industry contacts and professional relationships and contribute to Business Development goals. Able to perform process safety work as required to support operations or project needs including leading process risk assessments, carryout relief studies and environmental calculations for releases. Chemical Engineering degree. 5+ years’ supporting process safety management in an operating industrial process plant environment, Experience in petrochemical or organic chemical plant desired; Thorough knowledge of process safety management, and industry best practices required; Demonstrated track record of improving process safety culture and of being visible as a leader and coach to promote and support process safety systems and practices; Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Certifications such as Certified Safety Professional would be an asset. Demonstrated ability to work in team environment utilizing interpersonal skills to achieve objectives. Ability to provide solutions to highly complex problems and work
in a team environment. Demonstrated ability to work independently and effectively under pressure and time deadline. Self-motivated with ability to effectively manage multiple projects with minimal supervision. Demonstrates a strong knowledge of the process safety profession and ability to identify and select alternative courses of action. Critical knowledge: Process Hazard Analysis Facilitator with demonstrated experience preferred. Process Safety Auditor with demonstrated experience preferred. Detailed knowledge of process safety concepts, PSM regulations/RMP regulations, Engineering Codes & Standards, incident investigator training, and other applicable best practices from NFPA etc. Must have prior design of process equipment and operations support experience. Experience with consequence/ emission modeling, Exida, HYSYS/Aspen simulation software is considered an asset; Ability to contribute both a team member and a team leader. Knowledge and training in plant processes and procedures to promote reliability, throughput improvement and excellent HSE performance is preferred. Knowledge of mechanical integrity concepts, Non Destructive Testing, and NDT data analysis would be an asset. This position requires minimum of BS Degree in Chemical Engineering. Candidates should have at least 5 years experience in a manufacturing environment with demonstrated capabilities in process safety management, production support, process design and commissioning/start-up support.Provide technical guidance for site for Process Safety Management and execution at the site. Serve as a visible leader in the organization, across department boundaries, to coach, educate and support safe, reliable operations and continuous improvement in process safety culture of the site. Site owner for process safety work processes including Management of Change, Process Hazard Analysis, Pre-Start Up Safety Review, Process Safety Information Management, Process Risk Assessment and Consequence Analysis, Facility Siting, as well as supporting processes such as Mechanical Integrity, Basis of Safety, Alarm and Safety Bypass management, and Incident Investigation. Coordinate reporting of Key Performance Indicators for PSM, developing improvement plans, and coordinating audits of core PSM processes; lead by example in completion of actions. Lead development of PSM policy and procedures and support site wide procedures. Thorough understanding of codes of practice, regulations and standards. Reliable and responsible approach to current Health, Safety and Environmental legislation. Ability to analyze and problem solve while working under pressure on multiple projects at the same time. Flexible, team orientated and pro-active in approach. Offer process and process safety guidance of small to large projects and production issues. Provide process design solutions while ensuring projects are executed in a safe, accurate and timely manner and in compliance with all relevant regulatory requirements. Develop, manage and Audit the ISA 84 program in collaboration with site I/E engineer. Conduct OSHA Process Safety Management audits. Expected to maintain industry contacts and professional relationships and contribute to Business Development goals. Able to perform process safety work as required to support operations or project needs including leading process risk assessments, carryout relief studies and environmental calculations for releases. Chemical Engineering degree. 5+ years’ supporting process safety management in an operating industrial process plant environment, Experience in petrochemical or organic chemical plant desired; Thorough knowledge of process safety management, and industry best practices required; Demonstrated track record of improving process safety culture and of being visible as a leader and coach to promote and support process safety systems and practices; Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Certifications such as Certified Safety Professional would be an asset. Demonstrated ability to work in team environment utilizing interpersonal skills to achieve objectives. Ability to provide solutions to highly complex problems and work
in a team environment. Demonstrated ability to work independently and effectively under pressure and time deadline. Self-motivated with ability to effectively manage multiple projects with minimal supervision. Demonstrates a strong knowledge of the process safety profession and ability to identify and select alternative courses of action. Critical knowledge: Process Hazard Analysis Facilitator with demonstrated experience preferred. Process Safety Auditor with demonstrated experience preferred. Detailed knowledge of process safety concepts, PSM regulations/RMP regulations, Engineering Codes & Standards, incident investigator training, and other applicable best practices from NFPA etc. Must have prior design of process equipment and operations support experience. Experience with consequence/ emission modeling, Exida, HYSYS/Aspen simulation software is considered an asset; Ability to contribute both a team member and a team leader. Knowledge and training in plant processes and procedures to promote reliability, throughput improvement and excellent HSE performance is preferred. Knowledge of mechanical integrity concepts, Non Destructive Testing, and NDT data analysis would be an asset. This position requires minimum of BS Degree in Chemical Engineering. Candidates should have at least 5 years experience in a manufacturing environment with demonstrated capabilities in process safety management, production support, process design and commissioning/start-up support.

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08/03/13 08/03/13 Corporate Safety Engineer/Industrial Hygiene Houston, Tx Becky Daniel
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This position requires either a CIH and/or a CSP, this is a non-negotiable. Initially the travel could be up to 50%, but will taper off to be 20-30% normally. Along with other staff members, this position will cover 40 locations that service the chemical industry. Ambitious new chemical related organization that is established and growing every day. Exciting opportunity for individual to get in on the ground up and really contribute, grow and be a part of an exciting organization. Corporate position. Will be vital to the success of the organization, achieving company goals and driving initiatives that result in best in class HSSE performance. Drive a culture of HSSE ownership throughout all facilities; Roll out HSSE programs to respective facilities as directed by management; Conduct Training as directed by the organization; Serve as the main point of contact for representative facilities and corporate departments within the HSSE organization; Lead and conduct HSSE audits and inspections. Physical conditions safety inspections. Program audits. Compliance & Permit audits. OSHA recordkeeping audits. Support Responsible Distribution Certification activities and initiatives; Develop Safety Programs and Training initiative; Mentor Regional Operations Managers and Facility Management teams to drive HSSE ownership grow operational capabilities and ensure a safety and compliance mindset; Conduct IH sampling as required; Identify and support the implementation of ergonomics solutions, ergonomics training and ergonomic communications; Provide HSSE support to plants for the development of capital improvement needs, plans, and justifications with HSSE impact; Lead regulatory inspections and investigations as required; Support Facilities with incident investigations, corrective action plans and follow-up initiatives; Identify and share best practices through network wide communications; Provide the HSSE leadership to support Life Critical programs as needed; Support return to work activities/plans for injured employees in cooperation with Medical Affairs; and Support Workers Compensation investigations, case challenges and communications as necessary. BS Degree in the field of Occupational Safety and Health Engineering or equivalent field. CSP or CIH Required. 8+ years’ experience preferred. Comprehensive understanding of OSHA, NFPA and ANSI Standards. A basic understanding of Environmental and Security regulations as they relate to the requirements of the chemical distribution and environmental services industry. Strong Leadership skills. Excellent communication skills (written, interpersonal, and intrapersonal). Strong problem solving skills. Successful experience in teaching and mentoring others. Basic understanding of Lean principles and practices. Strong chemical industry knowledge is a plus.

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08/16/13 08/16/13 Environmental Services Program Manager San Jose, CA Georg Krammer
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THE POSITION

The City of San José is searching for a responsible and dynamic individual with strong leadership and communication skills to fill this role.  Success in this position will require an extensive understanding of emerging sustainability issues and trends.  Passion for the industry is key. The Environmental Services Program Manager position in the Sustainability and Compliance Division (SCD) will be responsible for providing programmatic and operational leadership for the Sustainability, Policy, and Advocacy group. This group is responsible for leadership on key Green Vision Goals for the City, including energy efficiency and renewable energy, overall coordination of the Green Vision, legislative and regulatory advocacy on state and federal environmental issues, and long term policy development. Specific duties include: oversee energy efficiency and renewable energy programs, including Silicon Valley Energy Watch; facilitate Green Vision coordination and annual report; track, analyze and develop positions on environmental regulation and legislation; and collaborate actively with local, regional, and state partners to leverage resources for advocacy and policy development.

The mission of the City’s Environmental Services Department (ESD) is to deliver world-class utility services and programs to improve our health, environment, and economy. The 500-member department includes the delivery of garbage and recycling services; wastewater management and recycled water; stormwater management and watershed protection; drinking water for a portion of San Jose; and energy and sustainability programs. Within these broad services are robust and cutting edge programs that place the City of San José on the forefront of sustainably-managed utility services.

REQUIREMENTS

Ø  Any combination of training and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in environmental science, environmental engineering, public administration, or a closely related field

Ø  Six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience in overseeing and administering complex environmental programs, including four (4) years of progressively responsible supervisory experience.

 

JOB EXPERTISE

Ø  Knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies, and federal and state rules and regulations.

Ø  Ability to stay abreast of the trends and developments.

Ø  Ability to organize, direct, plan, and implement a comprehensive environmental services program.

ANALYTICAL THINKING

Ø  Ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.

COLLABORATION

Ø  Develops networks, utilizes contacts to strengthen internal support, finds common ground with stakeholders, and engages in cross-functional activities.

INSTRUCTIONS

To apply for this outstanding opportunity, please visit the website of Koff & Associates at www.KoffAssociates.com to download the supplemental questions. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and answers to the supplemental questions by email to Lori Worden at lworden@koffassociates.com. As an alternative, you can mail your application materials to:

Koff & Associates, Inc.
6400 Hollis Street, Suite 5
Emeryville, CA 94608

The deadline to apply is 5:00 p.m., September 6, 2013.

Billing Information

Koff & Associates, Inc.
Georg Krammer
6400 Hollis Street, Suite 5
Emeryville, CA 94608
510-658-5633

Recruitment contact: Lori Worden lworden@koffassociates.com 510-658-5633THE POSITION

The City of San José is searching for a responsible and dynamic individual with strong leadership and communication skills to fill this role.  Success in this position will require an extensive understanding of emerging sustainability issues and trends.  Passion for the industry is key. The Environmental Services Program Manager position in the Sustainability and Compliance Division (SCD) will be responsible for providing programmatic and operational leadership for the Sustainability, Policy, and Advocacy group. This group is responsible for leadership on key Green Vision Goals for the City, including energy efficiency and renewable energy, overall coordination of the Green Vision, legislative and regulatory advocacy on state and federal environmental issues, and long term policy development. Specific duties include: oversee energy efficiency and renewable energy programs, including Silicon Valley Energy Watch; facilitate Green Vision coordination and annual report; track, analyze and develop positions on environmental regulation and legislation; and collaborate actively with local, regional, and state partners to leverage resources for advocacy and policy development.

The mission of the City’s Environmental Services Department (ESD) is to deliver world-class utility services and programs to improve our health, environment, and economy. The 500-member department includes the delivery of garbage and recycling services; wastewater management and recycled water; stormwater management and watershed protection; drinking water for a portion of San Jose; and energy and sustainability programs. Within these broad services are robust and cutting edge programs that place the City of San José on the forefront of sustainably-managed utility services.

REQUIREMENTS

Ø  Any combination of training and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in environmental science, environmental engineering, public administration, or a closely related field

Ø  Six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience in overseeing and administering complex environmental programs, including four (4) years of progressively responsible supervisory experience.

JOB EXPERTISE

Ø  Knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies, and federal and state rules and regulations.

Ø  Ability to stay abreast of the trends and developments.

Ø  Ability to organize, direct, plan, and implement a comprehensive environmental services program.

ANALYTICAL THINKING

Ø  Ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.

COLLABORATION

Ø  Develops networks, utilizes contacts to strengthen internal support, finds common ground with stakeholders, and engages in cross-functional activities.

INSTRUCTIONS

To apply for this outstanding opportunity, please visit the website of Koff & Associates at www.KoffAssociates.com to download the supplemental questions. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and answers to the supplemental questions by email to Lori Worden at lworden@koffassociates.com. As an alternative, you can mail your application materials to:

Koff & Associates, Inc.
6400 Hollis Street, Suite 5
Emeryville, CA 94608

The deadline to apply is 5:00 p.m., September 6, 2013.

Billing Information

Koff & Associates, Inc.
Georg Krammer
6400 Hollis Street, Suite 5
Emeryville, CA 94608
510-658-5633

Recruitment contact: Lori Worden lworden@koffassociates.com 510-658-5633

The annual salary range for the Environmental Services Program Manager is $87,443 - $109,574.   

The deadline to apply is 5:00 p.m., September 6, 2013

Basic qualification:
Preferred qualification:
 

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