Principal Process Engineer-Refining

Kiewit Houston , TX 77020

Posted 4 months ago

Requisition ID: 77123

Primary Responsibilities

  • Leads team in advanced solutions to complex issues

  • Proactively identifies gaps in design and provides solutions.

  • Develops major project or proposal with no supervision.

  • Reviews and corrects the work of engineers and designers to develop documents as needed.

  • Resolves conflicting requirements and approaches across disciple lines as needed.

  • Assists others to structure and solve technical issues.

  • Improves existing processes by using different approaches/methods.

  • Generates multiple alternatives before settling on a solution.

  • Develops creative solutions to complex problems.

  • Collaborates with others to determine best solution internally and externally.

  • Serves as Kiewit representative in external organization and committees.

  • Identifies changes in scope of work during a large project and produces documents to stay within budget and schedule.

  • Generates new ways of thinking about and solving problems.

  • Leads quality check of engineering and design of major projects to ensure accuracy.

  • Sets the example for exceptional performance.

  • Serves as the SME in areas of specialization.

  • Serves as the lead engineer on projects and proposals.

  • Produces typical detailed engineering deliverables of a high quality.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering minimum required.

  • 25+ years minimum relevant experience in the refining and petrochemical industries or at least 20+ years relevant experience in the refining industry.

  • Travel < 20% expected.

  • plans individual work to accomplish objectives.

  • continually improves efficiency and performance.

  • identifies gaps in team and works to resolve and close them proactively.

  • communicates effectively across all levels of the organization.

  • advises and provides perspectives from a variety of sources internally and externally to solve problems.

  • serves as technical resource to projects and estimating.

  • continuously improves efficiency and performance.

  • works well with others. involves less experienced engineers in issues to foster training of others.

  • seeks out industry experts for advancing skill sets.

  • actively seeks feedback from customers and takes action to improve processes.

  • proactively looks for solutions to improved quality, cost and safety.

  • develops resource loaded schedules for proposals and projects.

about kiewit

as one of north america's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, kiewit exists to make a difference. we improve and connect communities across the united states, canada, and mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. our services are as diverse as the skills of our 22,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. a sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at kiewit.

how we're different

  • consistently ranked within the top five of the "top 400 contractors" according to engineering news-record
  • top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from day one of employment
  • 401k savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay
  • our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year
  • we spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

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  • plans individual work to accomplish objectives.
  • continually improves efficiency and performance.
  • identifies gaps in team and works to resolve and close them proactively.
  • communicates effectively across all levels of the organization.
  • advises and provides perspectives from a variety of sources internally and externally to solve problems.
  • serves as technical resource to projects and estimating.
  • continuously improves efficiency and performance.
  • works well with others. involves less experienced engineers in issues to foster training of others.
  • seeks out industry experts for advancing skill sets.
  • actively seeks feedback from customers and takes action to improve processes.
  • proactively looks for solutions to improved quality, cost and safety.
  • develops resource loaded schedules for proposals and projects.

about kiewit

as one of north america's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, kiewit exists to make a difference. we improve and connect communities across the united states, canada, and mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. our services are as diverse as the skills of our 22,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. a sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at kiewit.

how we're different

  • consistently ranked within the top five of the "top 400 contractors" according to engineering news-record
  • top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from day one of employment
  • 401k savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay
  • our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year
  • we spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

kiewit is an equal opportunity employer. employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.>


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