Lk Chas Automation Control Engineer

Relocation Benefits are available for this position.Employer will not sponsor visas for positionHeadquartered in Houston, Texas, CITGO Petroleum Corporation is a recognized leader in the refining industry with a well-known brand.

CITGO operates three refineries located in Corpus Christi, Texas; Lake Charles, La.; and Lemont, Ill., and wholly and/or jointly owns 42 terminals, six pipelines and three lubricants blending and packaging plants.

With approximately 3,400 employees and a combined crude capacity of approximately 769,000 barrels-per-day (bpd), CITGO is ranked as the sixth-largest, and one of the most complex independent refiners in the United States.

CITGO transports and markets transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and other industrial products and supplies a network of approximately 4,600 locally owned and operated branded retail outlets, all located east of the Rocky Mountains.

CITGO Petroleum Corporation is owned by CITGO Holding, Inc.The Automation Control Engineer has the primary responsibility for developing, implementing and maintaining basic and advanced process control strategies and applications for an assigned area.

The Automation Control Engineer improves process unit performance and optimizes unit operation through deployment and support of process control concepts and technology.

The Automation Control Engineer’s secondary responsibilities include support to the alarm management program, advanced operator interface graphics (HMI) development, general troubleshooting of operating conditions, and to provide training to Console Operators regarding control strategies, alarm management and HMI (Human Machine Interface).As an Automation Advanced Process Control Engineer, primary responsibilities will include daily review of existing basic and advanced process control applications, which includes:+ Troubleshooting activities and performing routine work efforts to maintain and improve process control utilization and reliability+ Providing routine work efforts to maintain and improve unit performance+ Designing, reviewing, and modifying regulatory and advanced regulatory control loops and regulatory loop tuning, alarm and point configuration and console operator HMI graphics+ Providing project management on new capital automation projects at the basic, advanced regulatory, or APC levels+ Providing project support on capital projects with significant automation scope and supporting MOC and/or project manager with process control modifications+ Acting as a process control subject matter expert for process hazards analysis, process design modifications, risk assessment review, alarm management, and incident investigations+ Designing, monitoring, and maintaining multivariable process controllers in refining process applications+ Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Chemical or Electrical)+ 5+ years of Process Control experience, highly preferred+ Refining and/or petrochemical experience, preferred+ Experience with Honeywell and/or Emerson DeltaV DCS systems, highly preferred+ Experience with Honeywell Profit Suite, preferred+ Good verbal and written communication skills+ Valid Driver’s License requiredEligibility 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.

To obtain more information on the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC), please visit the Transportation Security Administration’s website Opportunity EmployerRequisition #: 2021-6048External Company Name: Citgo Petroleum CorporationExternal Company URL: om/Home.jsp