Electrical Engineer@ PBF Energy

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Job Description:


  • Provides technical support for the maintenance, operation, and troubleshooting of the refinery’s electrical systems and equipment (including low, medium, and high voltage electrical equipment)
  • Investigates electrical equipment failures and recommends actions to enhance the system and equipment reliability
  • Develops electrical scope, electrical engineering packages, and defines preventive maintenance to be performed for turnarounds and scheduled shutdowns
  • Develops electrical equipment specifications and associated reliability improvements/upgrade plans for that equipment
  • Reviews test data to evaluate health of electrical equipment, suitability for service, and make repair/replacement recommendations
  • Provide technical support as needed to a 24/7 facility
  • Provides technical support for front-end development, cost estimation, design, construction, and startup for projects and Management of Change packages
  • Assists in the development of maintenance and operating procedures for electrical equipment
  • Works to understand and promote Chalmette electrical practices
  • Maintains an understanding of industry standards (API, NFPA, NEC, IEEE, ASME, ANSI, ASCE)
  • Maintains knowledge of electrical area classifications and is familiar with acceptable methods of satisfying the requirements of equipment installations in hazardous areas.
  • Understands the requirements of process changes (e.g., Management of Change)



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering required
  • 5+ years of refinery/industrial or related experience including experience and knowledge with medium voltage equipment required
  • Ability to comprehend electrical drawings (one-line diagrams, three-line diagrams, motor control schematics, etc.) required
  • Experience in power system analysis, fault analysis, load flow, coordination, and arc-flash analysis Experience using electrical analysis software (EasyPower, SKM, etc.) preferred
  • Experience in programming microprocessor relays (SEL, etc.) preferred
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of personnel at different levels of engineering, design, maintenance, and management and with internal customers as well as suppliers
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly in both written and verbal form for the purpose of instructing others in technical matters and obtaining cooperation from various personnel.
  • Understanding in the operation and maintenance of industrial electrical equipment, motors, motor starters, breakers, relay protection devices, transformers, and switchgear.
  • Working experience in petrochemical production units and awareness of surroundings from a safety and environmental point of view
  • Demonstrates basic PC knowledge and skills.  Has ability to use basic software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, etc. Updates Project Management Program and has ability to use basic project scheduling program.
  • Physical ability to work around industrial equipment, including frequent climbing of stairs and ladders
  • Willingness to work around dust, chemical, high temperatures, etc.
  • Ability to wear personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in designated areas (hard hat, leather gloves, safety glasses, safety boots and hearing protection).

Experience Level: Senior
Work From: Onsite

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