Occidental Petroleum Staff Process Engineer in Seminole, Texas
Title: Staff Process Engineer Location: United States-Texas-Seminole Other Locations:
Description Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company, and its OxyChem subsidiary is a major North American chemical manufacturer. We are one of the largest U.S. oil and gas companies, based on equity market capitalization, with more than 40,000 employees and contractors worldwide. Our greatest asset has been and will continue to be our people. We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of Process Engineer within our Permian EOR Plants Business Unit. Essential Job Duties: This position includes the following functions to be performed in support of gas plant operations with a focus on production, cost, and value optimization: • Protect of the environment, and the health and safety of our employees, customers, and the communities in which we operate. • Provide process engineering support to optimize plant operations using real-time process data, and plant process simulation, while maintaining operating cost focus. • Use plant control systems and the integration of such systems to maintain optimal operating parameters. • Provide process engineering support and expertise for studies and projects • Provide process engineering support to plant operations and maintenance to evaluate issues affecting daily plant performance. • Provide process engineering support in the development of large capital or expense projects. Assist in developing scope documents, P&ID’s and PFD’s, and process control narratives. • Incorporate Process Safety and Risk Management principles into all work performed. • Participate in PHA's, and the MOC (Management of Change) program. • Develop operating procedures, and provide engineer and operator training. • Provides construction support, participates in PSSR’s, and assists with project commissioning and start-up. • Maintain technical expertise in codes, procedures and selection and technology through individual effort and ongoing training.
Qualifications • Bachelor's degree in engineering, Chemical Engineering preferred. • A minimum of eight years functional experience in gas plant operations, gas plant processing technologies, gas plant process control elements, and gas plant processing facilities and maintenance functions. • Demonstrated commitment to safety, including safety considerations in engineering design, recommendations, and operability. • Ability to communicate with a broad spectrum of plant and corporate personnel in a multi-disciplined team environment. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. • Ability to make technically and economically sound recommendations with incomplete information and in the time required. • Ability to handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines. • Self starter, able to work with minimal supervision but deliver superior results. • Proficiency in typical rotating and stationary equipment, equipment sizing/design, and system design. • Strong analytical and problem solving skills • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office Suite software. • Proficiency in or ability to learn applicable technical and economic analysis software. • Working knowledge of the following in context of midstream gas plant processing functions: o OSHA Process Safety Management elements and typical safety program requirements. o Industry codes and standards (ASME B31.3, B31.4, B31.8, ASME Section 8, Div. 1 Pressure Vessel Code, etc.). Additional Desired Qualifications: • Working knowledge of reliability engineering principles and life cycle cost analysis. • Working knowledge of corrosion engineering principles. • Formal training and work experience in project management. • Working knowledge of procurement systems and contracting. • Ability to represent the company’s interests with vendors and contract technical staff. Oxy is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Individual with Disability/Veteran Status