CITGO Petroleum Corporation

CC Associate Process Design Engineer

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Corpus Christi
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Job Summary

The Associate Process Design Engineer will support the refinery’s capital plan by providing process designs for projects. In addition, this position also develops profit improvement projects. The purpose of this entry level position is to build on the process design skills learned in college, to acquire knowledge pertinent to oil refining, and to prepare for the next position as process engineer.


*CITGO is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering

*Proficient in Microsoft Office

*Overall GPA of 3.0 or greater



*Experience with Simulation Software (i.e. SimSci Proll, etc.)

*Prior internship or co-op experience


Candidates must be able to obtain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credentials Card)


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:



*Must have current valid drivers license.*

Job Duties

  1. Reach consensus with stakeholders as to the project objectives.
  2. Brainstorm options with stakeholders and consultants, which include conducting engineering feasibility studies and preparing conceptual process designs.

  3. Develop the process scope for each option either alone or with a contract engineering firm and calculate the incentives for each option.

  4. Prepare the process design specifications for the selected option and conduct the evaluation and selection of equipment and materials.

  5. Participate in project reviews and equipment startup.



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