Project Engineer at Motiva Enterprises LLC

  • Engineering/Architecture, Project Engineer Jobs
  • Permanent Employment
  • 4 weeks ago
  • Texas, America
  • Shift Full-Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor
  • Job experience 5+ Years

Job Description

Project Engineer at Motiva Enterprises LLC

The Process Engineer provides process engineering support to production organizations to ensure excellence in Process Safety, Reliability, Margin/Energy Optimization, and Cost Management. The Process Engineer utilizes daily proactive monitoring and works closely with the business team to ensure production plan delivery.



  • Provide daily proactive technical monitoring and troubleshooting for assigned areas

  • Provide guidance around daily unit optimization as it relates to product yields and quality, catalyst life, equipment health, chemical usage, energy consumption, alarm management, emissions calculations, and economics

  • Unit mass balance monitoring conducted and documented routinely

  • Utilize Causal Learning methodology for problem solving and participate in investigations

  • Lead and participate in Process Safety Management work practices such as Management of Change and Process Hazard Analysis

  • Identify opportunities for margin and energy improvements and drive changes to capture these opportunities via established work processes

  • Provide process engineering support for turnaround (TA) planning and execution to ensure reliability and TA objectives are met

  • Provide support to capital projects to ensure proper implementation and performance when integrated into existing operating units and systems

  • Provide monthly technical assurance reporting to Motiva stakeholders

  • Provide “off hour” and “around the clock” shift coverage for planned unit shutdowns and unplanned unit upsets


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering

  • 5-15 years of relevant process engineering experience

  • Strong organizational and planning skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Effective communication with all levels of matrixed organization

  • Effective teamwork in cross-functional situations

  • Good written and oral communication skills

  • Delivers quality results and a self-starter


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 8-15 years of relevant process engineering experience

  • Previous experience in refining or ethylene steam cracker facility

  • Understanding of Process Operations


Physical Requirements:

  • Due to safety sensitive nature of job, must pass annual respirator fit testing

  • Move up to 40 pounds by lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or otherwise repositioning objects

  • Ability to reach all work areas in the plant (i.e. climb ladders, negotiate catwalks, handle heights to 50 feet, etc.)

  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in designated areas (respirator, hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, heeled boots, and hearing protection)


Other Requirements:

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the United States on a full-time basis without the requirement of a work visa

  • Must currently hold or be able to qualify to receive a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card

  • Must support and comply with the company’s drug free work environment, which will include random drug screenings

  • Must support and comply with the company’s harassment free workplace environment policy

  • Must support and comply with the company’s safety policies and initiatives

  • Must support and comply with the company’s diversity and inclusion work environment policies


As part of the pre-employment process, candidates are required to submit to and receive satisfactory results from all pre-employment background, drug, medical, and reference checks

We reserve the right to amend or withdraw Motiva jobs at any time, including prior to the closing date. Depending on qualifications, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or grade.


Applicants for regular U.S. positions must be authorized to work in the United States for Motiva Enterprises LLC without the need for sponsorship of an immigration authorization or visa (for example, TN, H-1B, or other employment-based immigration authorization or visa).

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