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Fixed Equipment Analyst

Date: Feb 7, 2019

Location: Port Arthur, TX, US, 77640

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.


Ask any Chevron Phillips Chemical employee what they like best about their job and universally, the answer is “the people I work with!” We are a mid-sized company with the family-like atmosphere of a small company and a culture of respect and inclusion. A diverse group of people working together means we are bringing the best ideas to the table. We also value work-life balance, and love to see our employees thrive both professionally and personally. Our company is recognized as one of Forbes Best Midsized Employers, and we have been named among the Houston Chronicle’s Top Workplaces for four consecutive years.


The communities where we live and work are an integral part of what we do. We show our commitment by volunteering locally and making a pledge to sustainability. To us, sustainability means keeping the health and safety of our workforce paramount, being a responsible steward of the environment, creating the chemical building blocks for products that will exceed customer expectations, and acting responsibly and ethically across our global business dealings.


There’s never been a better time to work for Chevron Phillips Chemical. We recently completed our $6 billion U.S. Gulf Coast Petrochemicals Project expansion and have an eye toward further growth. We are positioned better than ever before to serve the global and growing demand for high quality plastics used in products that improve our quality of life. If you’re ready to grow with us, apply today!



We are currently seeking a qualified individual to join our team as Fixed Equipment Analyst for our Maintenance Department located at the Port Arthur Plant in Port Arthur, Texas.


The following is a summary of the position's job duties:

  • Perform inspections of fixed equipment (both compliance and repairs), develop and manage recommendations and communicate corrective actions to customers
  • Develop/maintain long-term and short-term reliability asset management plans for fixed equipment in assigned area
  • Develop/maintain inspection procedures and strategies to establish routine monitoring programs for fixed equipment in assigned area
  • Utilize, maintain and manage Meridium reliability database of fixed equipment inspection findings, condition monitoring, and recommendations for assigned area ensuring PSM compliance
  • Utilize data to analyze and make proactive recommendations to prevent equipment failure
  • Perform and participate in Root Cause Failure Analysis and incident investigations
  • Develop repair scopes and procedures for fixed equipment in assigned area
  • Participate in planning and scheduling process with operations and maintenance personnel to follow up on work notifications for routine or TA activities
  • Lead, research and propose capital or expense projects to enhance plant equipment reliability efforts
  • Support Capital and Expense Project work by providing technical support to customers in assigned area
  • Monitor contract maintenance and new construction activities to ensure compliance with all code regulations and engineering specifications
  • Monitor contract NDE activities, personnel and procedures
  • Perform quality control/inspections by visiting vendor repair shops to ensure company specifications are properly followed and completed when required


Required qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Adaptable and willing to learn and grow to strengthen plant fixed equipment reliability program
  • Five (5) or more years Fixed Equipment reliability experience
  • Ten (10) or more years’ experience in the Petrochemical Industry, minimum five (5) years in fixed equipment inspection required
  • Certification in API 510 and API 570
  • Demonstrated radiographic film interpretation experience
  • Knowledge of industry Codes and Standards and inspection techniques such as ASME, API, ASNT, etc.
  • Proven ability through experience to analyze equipment performance and troubleshoot equipment problems
  • Detailed and disciplined approach to data gathering, and strong use of risk based decision making
  • Proficiency with computers and MS Office tools


Preferred qualifications:

  • Certification in API 653
  • Certified Welding Inspector (CWI)
  • General Ethylene manufacturing process experience and background in associated equipment inspection
  • Working knowledge of Meridium and SAP
  • API 581 RBI program experience



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


Paper resumes will not be accepted. All job seekers must go to the web site to be considered for positions. If you are interested in applying for this position and need an accommodation to apply, please contact our Human Resources Service Center at 1-800-446-1422, option 4.


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: 02/28/2018

Nearest Major Market: Beaumont

Job Segment: ERP, Engineer, Welding, Inspector, Welding Inspector, Engineering, Manufacturing, Technology, Quality

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