Operations Engineer - OSBL/Utilities, GTP

Date: Apr 2, 2024

Location: USA: Orange, TX, US, 77630

Company: CPChem

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Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem) is seeking an Operations Engineer to join the OSBL/Utilities Operations Team for the Golden Triangle Polymers (GTP) facility located in Orange, TX. This is an exciting opportunity to utilize your experience and be part of a team contributing to the design, startup, and operation of a new plant from the ground up.  


The Operations Engineer is responsible for helping ensure that the GTP OSBL/Utilities design results in safe, reliable daily operations and that the constructed equipment meets process safety, environmental, and process requirements. During Phase 4 the Operations Engineer will assist with plant design and Operational Readiness activities. Phase 5 responsibilities will help ensure that the equipment is commissioned properly resulting in a safe, reliable, and on-schedule start-up.


This position will be assigned to the project location in Orange, TX and will transition to ongoing operations following commissioning and startup with an expected commitment through stable start-up operations.   #HPCP


  • Provide input on the Contractor’s work to ensure that project process requirements and specifications are satisfied.
  • Provide input for process safety items such as alarm criticality & management and PSV isolation methods.
  • Help coordinate initial chemical ordering and inventory for CC&A items.
  • Develop process, process safety, and environmental monitoring tools for startup, shutdown, and steady-state operations.
  • Work with Operating team to communicate and help execute start up schedule.
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to successfully complete plant inspection & pre- and post-startup items to ensure a safe, reliable startup.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in chemical or mechanical engineering.
  • Minimum of at least 4 years of experience working in a petrochemical facility or refinery.
  • Commitment to stay on the project through startup and stable operations.
  • Excellent communication, planning, and organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous Technical or Operations experience supporting utilities operations at a manufacturing site.
  • Previous PSM experience (HAZOP, PHAs, LOPA, MOC and/or Alarm Objective Analysis).
  • New asset commissioning experience or turnaround experience.


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Travel Requirements: Up to 10%

Eligibility for Relocation: Yes

Closing Date: 04/30/2024

Nearest Major Market: Beaumont

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