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Process Control Engineer - Alvin, TX

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Alvin, TX
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Job Title Process Control Engineer - Alvin, TX

Jobid US588YAB_BH1429041

Location: Alvin, TX, 77512, USA


+ The process control engineer will be responsible to support day-to-day operation of the Distributed Control System (DCS) to optimize and enable safe operation of the assets. This position is a member of the C3 Resource Team in support of both Olefins 1 and Olefins 2, with a focus on Olefins 1. In this responsibility the process control engineer will interface with a multidiscipline team in order to support control applications and technologies in the C3’s area.
+ Provide day-to-day process control support for both Olefins units with a focus on Olefins 1 (C3 area); which includes preparation and support for unit shutdowns, turnarounds, and start-ups.
+ Troubleshoot process, process alarm, DCS and process control network issues
+ Root Cause Failure Analysis
+ Regulatory and advanced control loop tuning
+ Control strategy improvement
+ Daily process performance monitoring (e.g. quality, energy, stability, reliability, etc.)
+ Daily DCS and process control network performance monitoring (e.g. PCN, OPC, etc.)
+ Provide a leadership role in developing and improving process control applications and optimization technology
+ Identify and champion ways to create value
+ Lead implementation of process control improvement projects
+ Provide guidance for prioritization of DCS projects
+ Support Capital projects as the process control representative
+ I/O assignment and redundancy
+ Control philosophy development, design, documentation and implementation
+ Support the definition, development and configuration of the process control strategy for projects in the C3’s area
+ Ensure acquisition and sharing of process control best practices among operating areas
+ Participate in process control network troubleshooting and design
+ Provide process control support for the PSM process
+ Participate in HAZOPs and LOPA studies as needed
+ Alarm reduction efforts; participate in documentation and rationalization efforts and implement results through the MOC process
+ Understand and provide ownership of Alarm management system
+ Participate in the MOC process including leading appropriate MOCs
+ Participate in pre-startup safety reviews and lead appropriate PSSRs
+ Serve as a resource for Safety Instrumented Systems
+ Participate as a team member and lead incident investigations
+ Lead process control strategy to maintain the Process Safety, SHE Compliance, Alarm Management, and Quality systems for the assets.
+ Participate in site-wide coverage of DCS issues as necessary
+ Identify and champion ways to create value.
- Assess emerging technologies of interest, both within and beyond area of specialization
- Provide analysis of industry trends and vendor capabilities
- Assess emerging trends and their potential value to the C3’s area
- Identify gaps and challenges to achieving reduced operating cost, and overall business optimization


+ Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering required.
+ Experience in the application of Honeywell DCS control technology, experience in Olefins, petrochemicals manufacturing processes or similar processes, and experience with other multivariable control technologies.
Specialization in advanced process control
+ At least five (5) years’ experience supporting unit operations in the field of olefins, polyolefins, or similar process industries.
+ **Key skills and competencies are:**
+ Achievement motivated, striving for a standard of excellence
+ Client-service oriented, focusing efforts on discovering and meeting needs of internal clients
+ Expertise in one or more of the following specialties:
- Advanced and multivariable process control
- Real-time optimization
- Honeywell DCS control technology
- Alarm management and operator support systems
- Real-time material balance and yield accounting applications
+ Impact and influence, able to persuade others to a particular course of action
+ Teamwork, shares accountability for team results and utilizes interpersonal skills to improve team performance
+ Analytical and conceptual thinking, able to understand both the details and the underlying systemic issues in order to plan and implement creative and effective solutions to business challenges
+ Innovative and information seeking, monitors internal and industry trends to identify new opportunities
+ Listens well
+ Organizes work effectively and uses available resources
+ Anticipate problems and adjusts accordingly
+ Demonstrated ability to manage progress and deliver multiple and competing priorities.
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