Sr. Process Engineer
Tesoro Corporation - Anacortes, WA

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Description

Tesoro Corporation, headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, is a Fortune 150 and Global 500 company. As a leading independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products we, through our subsidiaries, operate seven refineries, more than 900 branded retail stations, and employ approximately 5,200 employees.

Our strength lies in our investment in employees and in their future. We measure success not only by the products we bring to our customers, or the financial results we deliver to our shareholders, but also by remaining true to our core values of honesty and integrity; respect and trust; commitment to excellence; creative and entrepreneurial spirit; teamwork; and safety and environmental stewardship.

Discover your strengths and invest in your future by applying today.

This position provides process engineering expertise for assigned unit(s). Identifies long-term improvement opportunities to improve unit(s) profitability and optimize efficiency. Performs process engineering activities in all project phases including feasibility/economic studies, conceptual design, identification and evaluation of alternatives, front-end design, detail engineering, construction and startup/commissioning.

Key Responsibilities:
Applies process engineering principles and expertise during project development and in support of other refinery departments as needed. Produces process designs for projects on Capital Plan to improve safety, operation, maintenance, and profitability of refinery within department standards and environmental regulations.

Provides troubleshooting and optimization assistance for Operations. Conducts daily performance monitoring including energy consumption, yields and "process unit health" performance indicators. Generates, analyzes, interprets, acts upon and disseminates these performance indicators and unit operations data for assigned units. Evaluates catalyst usage and performance.

Identifies long-term improvement opportunities to improve unit(s) profitability and optimize efficiency. Conducts process operations analysis and economic evaluation using simulation software. Reviews findings with refinery management and secures approval to implement. Exercises judgment in equipment design and process development to ensure safety, environmental, economic and operability objectives are met.

Performs process engineering activities in all project phases including feasibility/economic studies, conceptual design, identification and evaluation of alternatives, front-end design, detail engineering, construction and startup/commissioning.

Participates in development and implementation of operator training, operating manual input, MOC development, HAZOP reviews and recommendation follow-up, P&ID review and verification.

Interfaces with System Optimization to insure unit constraints and yields are accurately reflected in refinery's linear programming model and disseminates individual unit's economic values to Operations and refinery management.

Works extended hours, including nights and weekends, in process operations environment and during periods of inclement weather. Accesses areas of refinery requiring use of stairs and/or ladders to inspect critical process and mechanical equipment including periods of inclement weather. Responds to upset conditions during off hours.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:
Minimum undergraduate degree in chemical engineering.

Minimum 3 - 7 years process engineering experience in refining industry typically required. Must be able to obtain or currently hold a valid Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC).

**This position is part of a job family with multiple levels. The successful candidate will be placed at a level commensurate with experience and qualifications.**

Tesoro is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job

Process Engineer

Primary Location

United States-Washington-Anacortes

Schedule

Full-time

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