Engineer II @ HollyFrontier

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Job Description:

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: (functions considered essential as defined by ADA)

  • Uses common engineering concepts in a particular field to perform projects, and assignments for the engineering department with direct supervision and exercises judgment in the independent evaluation, selection and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria
  • Estimates the cost and feasibility of a given project, supervises contractors and field activities and provides discipline specific engineering assistance, direction and development assistance to colleagues depending on assignment
  • Resolves a variety of complex problems, (i.e. conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials, difficult coordination requirements), and solves technical problems related to projects, troubleshoots and updates report data for business unit(s) depending on assignment

May be required to do some or all of the following:

  • Design chemical plant equipment and devise processes for manufacturing chemicals and products
  • Conduct research to develop new and improved chemical manufacturing processes
  • Design and plan layout for chemical processes on a commercial scale
  • Determine most effective arrangement of operations, such as mixing, crushing, heat transfer distillation, oxidation, hydrogenation, and polymerization Implement processing methods and controls to meet quality standards in the most cost efficient manner Investigate and resolve work-in-process problems
  • Recommend and implement improvements and/or modification in sequence of operations, equipment utilization, and related matters
  • Review proposals of outside vendors regarding the purchase of new or modernization of existing processing equipment
  • Review plans and prepare or review technical specifications, contract documents and estimates
  • Work on design/engineer projects
  • Procure equipment/material
  • Track schedule and costs
  • Upgrade, design, configure, maintain and monitor related equipment and performance
  • Analyze related components and systems, processes and methods, and refinery processes and economic
  • Develop project scopes, budgets and AFE’s for approval and ensure projects meet budget as well as refinery and OSHA standard
  • Optimize business unit(s) and analyze data to aid operations with decisions, ensuring maintenance and integrity of business unit(s) data
  • Review outside vendors proposals regarding purchase of new, or modernization of existing, processing equipment
  • Improve profitability of the refinery
  • Design and build plant additions and modification
  • Act as a liaison between the company and county and state agencies

 

Special assignments or tasks assigned to the employee by their supervisor, as determined from time to time in their sole and complete discretion.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

A minimum of 2 years of progressive work experience in engineering discipline.  Emphasis on power distribution and controls engineering is required of the electrical discipline depending on assignment.

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

Registration as a Professional Engineer preferred.  Refinery or Petrochemical industry experience preferred.  FCC, CCR, Alky, Sulfur unit, Delayed Coking, Lubes Processing and hydrotreating experience is preferred for Chemical discipline.


Benefits:
Experience Level: Junior/Associate
Work From: Onsite

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