Maintenance Engineer

Date: Sep 19, 2023

Location: USA: Sweeny, TX, US, 77480

Company: CPChem

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Chevron Phillips Chemical is seeking an Electrical or Mechanical Maintenance Engineer to join our team at the Sweeny, Clemens, and Old Ocean Facilities in Sweeny, Texas.  The Electrical or Mechanical Maintenance Engineer will require direct coordination with Operations, Maintenance and Reliability to improve plant safety, minimize environmental impacts, meet economic justifications, and improve overall reliability.


  • Resolve incident investigation actions associated with maintenance
  • Maintenance support and troubleshooting of either instrumentation and electrical equipment or rotating and fixed equipment
  • Work closely with the Planners and Supervisors to gain knowledge of the planning and scheduling process and responsibilities 
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting assistance to Maintenance and Operations 
  • Fill in as Maintenance Supervisor and/or Planner, as needed 
  • Follow off-site repairs of critical plant equipment 
  • Provide input to capital improvement projects to ensure maintenance considerations are met
  • Champion the standard maintenance procedure program
  • Champion the preventative maintenance program
  • Design and execute minor expense projects utilizing plant processes.
  • Provide optimization and lifecycle planning for key obsolescence issues by monitoring preventative maintenance records that indicate repetitive failure modes.
  • Support unit MOC's, PSSR's, LOPA's.
  • Participate in unit turnaround and shutdowns

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 2 years in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Must demonstrate excellent leadership, communication and teamwork skills.
  • Basic understanding of rotating and fixed equipment
  • A self-starter who can work with minimal supervision 
  • Ability to prioritize work to align with goals
  • Understanding of safety issues in a hazardous environment
  • Ability to establish respectful relationships with team members at all levels
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office. (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications

  • SAP experience
  • Experience with PowerBI


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: 10/02/2023

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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