Vessel Engineer
DOW - Deer Park, TX

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Vessel (PCE - Process Containment Equipment) Engineer


Deer Park, Texas

. The Vessel PCE Engineer is responsible for the procurement and design of mechanical & PCE equipment within a project. Drums, distillation towers, heat exchangers, tanks, etc are examples of “PCE” equipment. Primary responsibility of this role is to lead the mechanical scope of work as part of the project team. Individual will apply leadership skills with technical knowledge in the design, application, and procurement of PCE equipment. Individual will ensures the Mechanical Work Process Discipline (WPD) is used on capital projects to provide the design activities necessary for the construction and maintenance of process plants. Individual will provide technical support to others and is involved with the creation and maintenance of global specifications. Applies knowledge of mechanical equipment and systems, applicable codes and standards to ensure the most effective design in compliance with Dow Safety and Loss Prevention principles, industry standards and local codes and regulations is obtained.

Mechanical Engineer serving as a focal point for capital and expense projects.

Ensure quality of deliverables, schedules, work hour usage, weekly/monthly status reporting, and effectively lead the mechanical scope of work as part of the project team.

Creates technical mechanical specifications, review/approve client specifications, prepare procurement inquiry packages, technically evaluate bids, and issue order packages for equipment, coordinate review of vendor drawings/data. Equipment scope includes all mechanical equipment, spares, and replacement parts.

Provide mechanical technical support to project design team and client.

Understands and will use the equipment procurement process for mechanical equipment.

Ensures that environmental regulations, Dow Safety and Loss Prevention principles, and other Dow Global Mechanical Integrity standards are considered in design.

Coordinates the input of supplier design data into the overall project design.

Coordinates additional discipline requirements into the design of equipment.

Participates in equipment inspections and testing as needed.

Develops detailed Mechanical Equipment Appendix for installation of mechanical equipment as part of contract packages.

Provides technical support during construction and start up of facility.

Is involved with improvements to the Mechanical WPD work process.

Participates in the development of global standards and specifications.

At Dow

, we are harnessing the power of science and technology to improve the lives of people around the world. We are accomplishing this by empowering our people - the Human Element - to lead change. To recognize their outstanding efforts and contributions, we offer a total rewards package which is considered top tier in our industry.

Dow offers:
Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits

An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance and shares company, business or functional success

Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings

On-going learning opportunities in a rewarding work environment

Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

The chance to work on global teams with colleagues around the world and in different locations

Note: This position does not offer relocation benefits.


3 or more years of experience in Mechanical Engineering is required.

2 or more years of experience with fixed equipment design is requirement.

Advanced knowledge of ASME Boiler and Pressure codes, API standards, and other mechanical engineering related industry standards is preferred.

Knowledge of design and computer tools is preferred.

Prior experience with supporting Capital or Expense Projects would be a plus.

Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering is required.

A minimum requirement for this U.S. - based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent basis (U.S. citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident or qualifying Asylee / Refugee).

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