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Design Engineer
United State Of America
May 26, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 5.0-10.0 years
Job Category Design Engineer Job
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Design Engineer
Role Design Engineer
Designation Designer Engineer
Education B.Tech/B.E
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

We’re one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies producing safe, reliable energy now and for the future. Our success is driven by our people and their commitment to getting results the right way – by operating responsibly, executing with excellence, applying innovative technologies and capturing new opportunities for profitable growth.

Job Description


The Design Engineer plays a key role supporting the Refinery's mission to operate safely, reliably, predictably, and without incident at the lowest sustainable cost. This involves taking a lead role in understanding and evaluating plant performance, working closely with Operations and Maintenance to establish priorities for the work, and following thru with proactive design and execution of work packages and projects. 

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to: 

  • Provide engineering support for routine daily operation of process units within the refinery. Support requires collaboration and interpersonal skills necessary to work with operations, maintenance, and technical functions within the global refining system.
  • Spend time in the field working with operations and other technical teams to scope/troubleshoot mechanical problems and issues in process plants, develop alternatives, and propose and implement solutions for long term reliability and total cost of ownership.
  • Develop and manage engineering work orders for projects ranging from repairing a valve to replacing large complex equipment or pressure vessels.
  • Develop purchase specifications for engineered mechanical equipment that insures the equipment meets company and industry standards and manage the technical requirements for procuring the equipment.
  • Participate in the planning and execution of unit turnarounds, both planned and unplanned.
  • Answer technical inquiries, make technical recommendations, provide equipment and system troubleshooting, improve designs engineering tools, and develop designs engineering procedures.
  • Carry out various studies to improve plant safety, reliability, throughput and economics.
  • Provide engineering analysis and evaluation of minor capital projects. In some instances, responsible for design, management and execution of minor capital projects.
  • Be a role model for the Chevron way and Chevron's safety culture. 

    Required Qualifications:
  • A minimum of Bachelor's Degree in an engineering field.
  • 3+ years of Refinery OR Petrochemical experience.
  • US Citizenship or Permanent Residency.
  • Self-motivated and can work with minimum supervision
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Mechanical Engineering Degree
  • Refinery or Process Plant Engineering experience
  • Project experience.
  • Leadership experience
  • Military experience leading, troubleshooting, and operating complex equipment will be considered in lieu of industrial experience (for example, US Navy Nuclear Power experience).
  • Ability to use complex tools to perform engineering analysis
  • Experience with industry standards such as API, ASME, ASTM, NBIC
  • Proven ability to:
    • Read and understand engineering manuals and codes.
    • Perform engineering calculations. Including, but not limited to, pipe thickness and stress calculations and pressure vessel design and thickness calculations.
    • Read P&ID's, plot plans, piping, and structural drawings.
    • Manage multiple initiatives and tasks simultaneously
    • Work with or lead a cross functional team tasked with solving complex problems


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