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Electrical Reliability Engineer

Date: Nov 17, 2021

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!



Chevron Phillips Chemical is seeking an Electrical Reliability Engineer to join our team in Sweeny, Texas. The primary responsibility of Electrical Reliability Engineer is to provide technical support to the Sweeny/Old Ocean Facility to identify and eliminate equipment failures, improve the quality of new installations, operation of assets, maintenance repairs, and ensure work is done in accordance with required standards, best practices and applicable regulations and industry codes.   #HPCP


  • Subject Matter Expert that provides effective leadership, rapport, and technical expertise in all electrical plant matters for all departments: Maintenance, Technical, Projects, and Operations.
  • Provides expertise to the Projects and Maintenance group on electrical systems to ensure that design of equipment and systems meets the intent of corporate and plant design standards. 
  • Oversee electrical equipment installation and commissioning with a focus on quality and safety.
  • Resolve and plan for obsolescence issues in the plant for electrical equipment.
  • Drive the plant bad actor elimination program for electrical equipment.
  • Support plant T/As thru scope development, generator sizing, project implementation, and any issues requiring technical expertise.
  • Perform/champion Arc Flash studies on any changes to electrical distribution system.
  • Network with internal and external resources including vendors and contractors to develop effective solutions to equipment issues.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university.
  • Must have at least 3 years of electrical engineering experience.
  • Working knowledge of low and medium voltage (5kV-34.5kV) electrical equipment including switchgear, MCC, motors, UPS, and transformers.
  • Experienced with troubleshooting of electrical systems thru one-line diagrams, control wiring/schematic diagrams, and protection relay event data.
  • Experience with industry codes and standards. (NFPA, NESC, ANSI, IEEE, API, NEMA, NETA)
  • Experience with electrical preventative maintenance programs.
  • Experience with NFPA 70E Electrical Safety in the Workplace.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams, and Access).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a plant environment, refinery or chemical.
  • Knowledge/experience with SAP.
  • Experience with ETAP software for model development/study of plant electrical system.
  • Experience with setting SEL and GE protection relays.
  • Experience in the repair of AC motors.
  • Experience with electrical reliability analysis (ACA, FMEA, Bad Actors, MTTR, MTBF) and improvement processes
  • Knowledge of MV/LV VFDs (AB, Toshiba, Eaton, Siemens)


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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Travel Requirements: Up to 5%

Eligibility for Relocation: Yes

Closing Date: 12/15/2021

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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