Associate Plant Engineer – Ethanol Plant-240015X @ Valero Energy

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Job Description:

  • Supports plant operations by reviewing, studying, problem-solving, and trouble-shooting the plant systems and equipment and provides recommendations.
  • Analyzes and interprets data for opportunities to improve production, efficiencies, yields and operating costs. Generate reports summarizing findings.
  • Improves the process by coordinating changes in operations, controls, equipment, procedures, parameters, operational theory and other related items.
  • Prepares justification, cost estimates and other project documents as required for approval.
  • Develops technical specifications to procure equipment and services.
  • Provides assistance with installation, startup and performance testing of multiple projects concurrently.
  • Performs design work and other assigned tasks to ensure they are completed safely, accurately and efficiently.
  • Coordinates with fleet engineering resources to ensure the Mechanical Integrity Program complies with OSHA PSM and provides expertise on QA/QC (i.e. ASME, API standards) requirements for new equipment and repairs to existing equipment.
  • Supports maintenance and operations as a technical resource.
  • Supports Turnaround planning and execution.
  • Completes other requirements for compliance with OSHA Process Safety Management Regulations including but not limited to the maintenance of documentations such as MOCs, P&IDs, isometrics, and equipment specifications.

This position is salaried exempt status, which means you are not eligible for overtime pay.




  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher degree) in Engineering required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering preferred.
  • Experience in ethanol production, chemical processing, food processing, oil refining, or power plant preferred.

Experience Level: Junior/Associate
Work From: Onsite

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