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DCS Specialist

Date: Mar 10, 2023

Location: USA: Sweeny, TX, US, 77480

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 and cosmetics, we create the building blocks for more than 70,000 consumer and industrial products.


Even as a global company with 5,000 employees, we maintain a “small company feel” and uphold a culture of respect, diversity, and inclusion. Ask any Chevron Phillips Chemical employee what they like best about their job, and universally, the answer is “the people I work with!” We value work-life balance, and love to see our employees thrive both professionally and personally. There has never been a better time to work for Chevron Phillips Chemical. If you’re ready to grow with us and become part of our vision of being the premier Chemical Company, apply today!



This posting is for a DCS Specialist position for Chevron Phillips Chemical Company located at the Sweeny Complex.  The successful candidate would have demonstrated experience as a DCS Specialist preferably with a minimum of 3 years’ plant maintenance experience supporting a refining or chemical manufacturing facility. 



  • Perform routine maintenance tasks and provide technical support on DCS hardware and software.
  • Perform DCS software troubleshooting and patching, and hardware repair and upgrade, including existing instrumentation and 3rd party system interfaces via Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system.
  • Maintain DCS hot spares and parts inventory.
  • Develop and manage the documentation of system standards, maintenance procedures, control system architecture, etc.  
  • Manage control system backups and recovery.
  • Participate in DCS improvements and upgrade/migration projects.
  • Provide input and assistance with pre-commissioning and commissioning activities to ensure equipment meets manufacturers’ standards prior to deployment.
  • Provide support & security for the process control network including off-hour callouts.
  • Create and provide instruction for training on DCS related subjects as needed.
  • Assist with the development and execution of Operational Readiness action items required for maintenance and reliability.


Required Qualifications

  • Technical certification or associates degree in instrumentation or electrical, or related field.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience supporting Yokogawa DCS and/or Honeywell or equivalent DCS in a petrochemical or refining facility.
  • Proficient with the hardware and software components of Yokogawa DCS, and/or Honeywell TPS and Experion.
  • Demonstrate problem solving and troubleshooting skills for supporting all aspects of the process control infrastructure.


Preferred Qualifications


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.


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Travel Requirements: Up to 5%

Eligibility for Relocation: Yes

Closing Date: 03/31/2023

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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