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Chevron Corporation Manufacturing-Process Control Engineer (PSG 20-22) 2 positions 1 in Pascagoula, Mississippi

Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy.

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Responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:

  • Tuning of control loops, support of Honeywell or Yokogawa distributed control systems (DCS), and

assistance in training console operators.

  • Serve as a specialist in designing, implementing, and maintaining multivariable control applications (DMCPlus)

and the applications that support the multivariable control applications (inferred properties, et al).

  • Implement and maintain multivariable process control applications that are consistent with short-term and

long-term refinery operating plans.

  • Provide daily process control support for console operators.

  • Identify and resolve control performance issues by coordinating with colleagues in other areas of specialization

(instrumentation, analyzers, process, mechanical equipment, etc.)

  • Identify and capture opportunities for improving the safety, reliability, operability and profitability of the

operating area through process control improvements.

  • Train refinery personnel on the effective use of process control applications and systems.

  • Act as a mentor/resource for refinery process and control engineers. Influences and improves work processes

for a global refining technical system.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of operating area interactions with the rest of the refinery and helps troubleshoot process problems in the operating area and refinery.

  • Maintain and grow process control skills by attending onsite and offsite training.

Required qualifications :

  • Knowledge of process control fundamentals, including design, configuration, support and programming of Honeywell and/or Yokogawa distributed control systems (DCS).

  • Strong technical/analytical skills, with proven record of innovative problem solving and proactive system improvement.

  • Ability to work with others and build relationships across organizations.

  • Ability to create and promotes an environment of trust, teamwork and inclusiveness through actions and behaviors.

  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills. Ability to communicate at all levels.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage a variety of assignments for individual team members and groups, and to set and manage priorities.


Ideal candidate will possess strong knowledge of advanced process control techniques and tools, as well a strong understanding of refinery processess. Candidates should understand and reinforce the importance of the fundamentals (e.g., safety, procedures, routine duties, environmental compliance, incident investigations, etc.).

  • B.S. Chemical Engineering, or other related discipline, is preferred.

  • Experience working with refinery process control systems may be considered in lieu of formal education and training.

  • Strong, fundamental understanding of refinery or hydrocarbon processing and equipment is highly desirable.

  • Experience working with facility operations personnel, particularly console operators, is highly desirable.

  • Domestic travel of up to 10% may be required.

Critical Skills:

  • Technical Skill - Possesses strong understanding of, and experience with, advanced process control techniques, tools and methods:

  • Strong fundamental understanding of refinery or hydrocarbon processing and equipment.

  • Experience with Honeywell and/or Yokogawa DCS.

  • Experience with control loop tuning, DCS support and training of operators to use the systems.

  • Multivariable control applications (DMCPlus), supporting applications (inferrentials, etc.) and knowledge of their impact on refinery operating plans.

  • Familiarity with instruments, analyzers, etc. and their use in support of refinery processes.

  • General awareness of common network architectures used in PCN environments, including the Purdue Model.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of refinery operating areas and relationships.

Communication - Candidates should demonstrate strong verbal, written and presentation skills, as well as an ability to communicate technical information to different audiences (management, non-technical, IT Professionals, Engineers and other Professionals). Candidates should be able to articulate experiences in cultivating partnership and collaboration through communication and demonstrate an ability to set clear expectations and motivate stakeholders.

Teamwork - Demonstrated ability to build team consensus and to work effectively and collaboratively in a multi-discipline, multi-function, and multi-cultural environment.

Protecting People and the Environment - Demonstrate strong understanding of, and focus on, personal and process safety; demonstrated knowledge of stop work authority and its role in ensuring safety of people and processes

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