CITGO Petroleum Corporation

Project Engineer/Sr. Project Engineer

Requisition #
2017-4526
Houston
Texas
# of Openings
3

Relocation

Relocation Benefits Available for this Position

Note

Employer will not sponsor visas for position

Job Summary

Project Engineer:

Responsible for developing solutions to engineering problems that require the use of ingenuity and creativity.  Analyzes scope of the project and determines engineering requirements, develops economic and feasibility studies and performs engineering designs in accordance with applicable specifications and procedures.  Supports as required the Above Ground Storage Tank Inspection Program (ASTIP) and the Integrity Management (IM) program.  Provides technical assistance to operational personnel.  Participates in and helps direct and coordinate team or task force effort toward the solution of project development and design problems. 

 

Sr. Project Engineer

Responsibility for developing solutions to complex engineering problems which requires use of ingenuity and creativity.  Analyzes scope of project and determines engineering requirements, establishes criteria, develops economic and feasibility studies and evaluates engineering designs and procedures.  Maintains the Aboveground Storage Tank Inspection Program (ASTIP) for the assigned area and supports the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) programs.  Provides counsel and assistance in technical matters to engineers, Integrity Management personnel, technicians and supervisory personnel.  Directs and coordinates team or task force effort toward the solution of major project development and design problems.  May supervise the activities of professional and nonprofessional personnel. Supplies technical direction and guidance to less experienced engineers.

Minimum Qualifications

Project Engineer:

 

College Degree, Bachelors in Engineering.

  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project Scheduling
  • Design experience (e.g., hydraulic, pipe stress, pump design)
  • Intermediate level familiarity with industry standards and specifications related to project work (design, construction and operation). Understanding and application of 49 CFR 195 and 192
  • API 653 Certification preferred
  • Experience with SAP preferred

The minimum number of years of job related experience required by this job is 4.

 

 

Sr. Project Engineer:

 

College Degree, Bachelors in Engineering.

  • API 653 Certification required
  • Good interpersonal skills and good written / oral communication skills
  • Travel will be required
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project Scheduling
  • Design experience (e.g hydraulic, pipe stress, pump design, tank design)
  • Advanced level of familiarity with industry standards and specifications related to project work, including design, construction, and operations. Understanding and application of 49 CFR 195 and 192
  • Project Mgmt: Ability to manage assigned projects under limited supervision
  • P. E. Certification preferred.
  • Experience with SAP preferred

The minimum number of years of job related experience required by this job is 8.

 

 

 

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
The Maritime Transportation Security Act requires all persons who will need unescorted access to a regulated facility to have a valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC), issued in accordance with the rules established by the United States Coast Guard and the Transportation Security Administration.  Candidates selected for employment must meet eligibility criteria to obtain a TWIC card.

 

The following link lists the eligible criteria for all persons trying to obtain a TWIC card:  http://www.tsa.gov/what_we_do/layers/twic/index.shtm

Job Duties

Project Engineer:

  1. Provide project management oversight for assigned projects, with responsibility for quality, cost, and schedule with the capabilities to handle projects up to $5 million total installed cost.  Develop and maintain fluency in SAP, as required to make use of the Project System, Plant Maintenance, and Materials Management modules.  Assist customers with project and SAP related questions.  Develops and provides support during development of AFE quality estimates and preparation of material/construction bid packages.  Analyzes supplier/contractor bids and provides recommendation for award.  Provides support as required in development of Terminal and Pipelines capital budget.  Review engineering drawings as relates to Terminal and Pipeline facilities to ensure alignment with CITGO standards as relate to safety, environmental, operation and design.
  2. Provide creative engineered designs in compliance with all applicable industry, local, state, and federal codes and regulations and in accordance with corporate capital project initiatives.  Professional engineers registered in the state where the project is constructed must occasionally review calculations and designs.  Formal design calculations must stand up to the review of these engineers so they can be stamped with the professional engineer's stamp.
  3. Support operations by providing on an emergency and routine basis, diagnoses, and resolution of basic technical problems.  Solve the problems by working (long distance via phone, email, and fax) with people of different skill levels covering all aspects of engineering – automation, equipment, piping, electrical, and civil.  Improve Business Unit performance by:
    • Assisting with technical programs – Above Ground Storage Tank Inspection Program (ASTIP), coatings, cathodic protection
    • Assist in the development, review and oversight of engineering design standards and construction specifications
    • Assist with facility budget development via project estimating procedures.
  4. Support the Integrity Management program.  Evaluate the integrity of pipelines and determine what strategies to employ to proactively manage the integrity for the asset, perform Integrity Management Program (IMP) risk assessments, and evaluate the design, construction, and maintenance aspects of pipe line projects to ensure compliance with IM regulations. 

 

Sr. Project Engineer:

  1. Manage assigned area for Aboveground Storage Tank Inspection Program (ASTIP) for CITGO Terminals and Pipelines.  Participate in Corporate Tank committees.  Provide project management oversight for assigned projects, with responsibility for quality, cost and schedule with the capabilities to handle projects up to $30MM total installed cost.  Develop and maintain fluency in SAP as required to make use of the Project System, Plant Maintenance and the Materials management modules.  Assist customers with project and SAP related questions.  Develops AFE quality estimates and prepares material/construction bid packages.  Analyzes supplier/contractor bids and provides recommendation for award.  Provides support as required for development of the Terminals and Pipeline capital budget.  Reviews engineering drawings as relates to Terminal and Pipeline facilities to ensure alignment with CITGO standards as relates to safety, environmental, operation design.
  2. Provide ingenious and creative engineered designs in compliance with all applicable industry, local, state and federal codes and regulations; in accordance with corporate capital project initiatives.  Professional engineers registered in the state where the project is constructed must occasionally review calculations and designs.  Formal design calculations must stand up to the review of these engineers so they can be stamped with the professional engineer’s stamp.
  3. Support operations by providing, on an emergency and routine basis, diagnoses and resolutions of complex technical problems.  Solve the problems by working (long distance via phone, fax and email) with people of different skill levels covering all aspects of engineering-automation, equipment, piping, electrical and civil.  Improve business unit performance by:  1) championing technical programs- ASTIP, coatings, cathodic protection; 2)  supporting the Integrity Management Program and other PHMSA requirements; 2) reviewing, developing and overseeing engineering design standards and construction specifications; 3) assist with facility budget development via project estimating procedures.
  4. Lead and participate on special projects and corporate initiative teams such as Capital Project Technical Team, SAP development, Process Industry Practices, etc.  Provide design, software and SAP and equipment operation training to less experienced engineers and other CITGO terminal operations and pipeline employees.  Lead and participate in Company and industry sponsored training, industry publication reading and engineering networking to keep individual skills current.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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