Chevron Corporation Relief Systems Engineer 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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Chevron is seeking a Relief Systems Engineer to provide support for the Small Capital Projects Group at the Chevron Pascagoula Refinery. Chevron is committed to maintaining a high level of technical expertise in the downstream organization to maintain an industry leading position in safe, reliable and profitable operation of its refineries. This position will report to the Small Capital Projects Group and will work closely with combined Chevron and Third Party Engineering Contractor project teams to ensure appropriate relief system designs / modifications are implemented during projects.

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

  • Support all phases of Small Capital Projects; this will include, but is not limited to, alternative selections, hazard reviews, scoping, equipment specification and purchases, implementation and project close out activities

  • Review process piping / equipment overpressure scenarios, calculations and proposed alternatives provided by the project team(s)

  • Responsible for the review and approval of engineering contractor deliverables, some of which include PFD’s, P&ID’s, spec sheets, etc.

  • Ensure adherence to the Chevron Engineering Standards (CES), Chevron Manufacturing Standards plus any other applicable industry standards and practices

  • Work in collaboration with specialists and engineers of other project team disciplines

  • Network with subject matter experts in other facilities to leverage shared expertise

  • Provide requested technical advice and recommendations to the project team within the required time frame

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in oil, gas, petrochemicals or comparable industries

  • Solid understanding of process design fundamentals with respect to relief systems, including, overpressure scenario identification and PSV sizing via API 520/521 methodology; pipe sizing and hydraulic calculations; pipe pressure and temperature rating; control valve sizing; and heat exchanger rating

  • Strong working knowledge of P&ID and PFD development

  • Fundamental understanding of column systems, pump and compressor operation and performance

  • Experience running steady state process simulation tools such as PRO/II or HYSYS

  • Process safety / risk fundamentals experience - participating in HAZOP's, PHA's, etc.

  • Experience developing protected system sketches

  • Ability to effectively work in multi-discipline groups

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to lead discussions on technical topics and drive work groups to decisions

  • Competency in flare system hydraulic analysis

  • Familiarity with PSV/flare dispersion modeling

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Performing relief calculations using Siemen's PS-PPM software

  • Experience ensuring Chevron Engineering Standards and Chevron Relief Business Improvement Network requirements are met for project designs

  • Working knowledge of various refinery process technologies

  • Working knowledge of HTRI heat exchanger modeling software

  • Exposure to dynamic simulations

  • Familiarity with transient tube rupture analysis

Relocation Options:

Relocation may be considered within Chevron parameters.

International Considerations:

Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.

Regulatory Disclosure for US Positions:

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.

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