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Utilities Engineer/Specialist

Date: Aug 2, 2022

Location: USA: Sweeny, TX, US, 77480

Company: CPChem

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Chevron Phillips Chemical is currently seeking a Utilities Engineer/Specialist to join our Process Engineering team at the Sweeny, Clemens & Old Ocean (SCO) facilities located in Sweeny, Texas.  This position manages the steam systems, steam traps, as well as cooling water, raw water, closed loop, and waste heat boiler chemistries in multiple operating units and will work closely with operations groups, contractors, and vendors. The successful candidate will report to the Process Engineering Superintendent.


  • Troubleshoot unit cooling water, raw water, and steam system issues.
  • Provide technical support to operating units including daily monitoring and optimization efforts to improve water and/or steam efficiency, quality, and reliability.
  • Manage cooling tower operation, hydrocarbon leak detection and cooling tower chemicals throughout the facility.
  • Manage high purity boiler feed water and steam system operation, treatment, and technology to continuously drive system reliability.
  • Provide technical information and guidance for chemical cleaning and passivation of process equipment.
  • Provide utilities support for unplanned and planned outages and turnarounds.
  • Responsible for design recommendations of new and existing chemical feed systems and water treatment equipment.
  • Identify areas of opportunity for innovation and improvement.
  • Assists with utility demand screening, design basis, and equipment requirements for projects.
  • Participate in process safety driven activities such Management of Change process, Pre-Startup Safety Reviews and Incident Investigations.
  • Corporate Water Reliability team participant.
  • Ability to handle multiple activities and tasks at the same time.
  • Ability to work cooperatively on cross-functional teams and autonomously.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Chemistry or related field with a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience OR Associate degree/certificate in chemistry or related field with a minimum of 7 years of related experience
  • Working knowledge of water and/or steam treatment packages and programs
  • Self-starter with solid analytical, planning, execution and organizational skills
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of process and/or plant experience in a chemical, petrochemical or refining environment
  • Knowledgeable of applicable water codes, regulations, guidelines, and best practices
  • Experience with process data analytics software


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: 08/16/2022

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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