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Project Engineer

Date: Jan 4, 2019

Location: Borger, TX, US, 79008

Company: CPChem

You may not realize it, but you’ve likely used a product today made possible by the plastics and chemicals manufactured by Chevron Phillips Chemical. From medical supplies and electronics to food packaging, cosmetics, soap, household detergents and carpet, we create the building blocks for more than 70,000 consumer and industrial products. We are a global company with 5,000 employees supplying customers in nearly 140 countries and generating more than $9 billion in annual revenues. Our research discoveries have helped transform our industry, and safety remains our top priority each step of the way.


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Chevron Phillips Chemical Company is seeking qualified individuals for the position of Project Engineer at the Philtex Facility located in Borger, Texas. 


This position will manage capital improvement and maintenance expense projects at the Philtex Borger facility using the Chevron Project Development and Execution Process (CPDEP).  The Project Team at Borger currently manages projects up to ten million dollars with the majority of the projects routinely in the one hundred thousand to two-million-dollar range.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Build and manage an integrated project team that includes all stakeholders to achieve the projects objectives using the CPDEP process from project creation through project close out.
  • Manage the development, approval, and implementation of all CPDEP deliverables and project required documents.
  • Manage and control the development of the project scope per the approved Guidance Review Team (GRT) project boundaries and objectives.
  • Manage the vetting and justification of all scope changes and adherence to the Change Management Process. 
  • Lead the development and presentation of each phase gate review with the project (GRT).
  • Management of the project schedule and budget to meet the project objectives and milestones that include:
    • Development of project cost estimates and completion of cost estimate reviews with project leadership and cost estimate Subject Matter Expert (SME)
    • Development and submission of all requests for quotes and requisition packages.
    • Review of vendor proposals with project team and selection of preferred vendor
    • Provide accurate monthly cost forecast and weekly schedule updates to stakeholders for all assigned projects
    • Development and submission of Authorization for Development (AFD) and authorization for Expenditure (AFE).
  • Provide oversight for all engineering and design activities and facilitate the review and approval of all documents for adherence to design and safety specifications.
  • Manage the development and implementation of all training, procedures, and equipment records updates required for the project.
  • Develop and implement a communication plan that facilitates good communication with the project team and all stakeholders throughout all phases of the project.
  • Provide oversight and work with the construction manager to ensure that field installation is performed in accordance with all safety polices, standards, and per the IFC package.
  • Review, approve / reject, and track all field installation changes and the associated cost and schedule impact to the project
  • Coordinate and participate in all PSSR meetings and verification that all pre and post startup MOC items are completed.
  • Provide commissioning and start-up assistance to operations
  • Completion of all project closure documentation including lessons learned, project cost evaluation, and business system closure in SAP.
  • Provide mechanical design support to plant as required including selection and procurement of engineering equipment and related support.


  • A bachelor's degree in engineering is required.
  • A minimum of 5 years of in-plant project engineering / project management experience is required. 
  • A strong personal commitment to safety along with strong leadership skills and the ability to coordinate multi-disciplined teams is required.
  • Experience with CPDEP or another project management process is required.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects in various stages of implementation is required.
  • Experience managing projects with a TIC greater than $2MM is preferred.
  • Experience with scheduling and planning techniques, terminology and software are preferred.
  • Experience in project controls, cost estimation and SAP is preferred.
  • Knowledge of industry standards for the design and specifying of pumps, heat exchangers, pressure vessels, dryers, furnaces, compressors, piping systems and other process equipment.
  • Knowledge of and experience with the following:  piping specifications, flow calculations, ASME B31.3 Process Piping, ASME sec VIII Div 1 Pressure Vessels, API 620 and 650 low pressure and atmospheric tanks, repair/alterations per API 510 – Pressure Vessel Inspection Code, API 520 Relief Valves, Heat Exchangers - ASME & TEMA Codes, pump systems.


Chevron Phillips Chemical offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and at most locations, alternate work schedules. To learn more about Chevron Phillips Chemical and to be considered for a position, please visit us online today at


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Chevron Phillips Chemical Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status or marital status.


Travel Requirements: Up to 5%

Eligibility for Relocation: Yes

Closing Date: 01/20/2019

Nearest Major Market: Amarillo

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