Chevron Phillips Chemical Maintenance/Reliability Engineer (40061) in Port Arthur, Texas

You may not realize it, but you’ve likely used a product today made possible by the plastics and chemicals manufactured by Chevron Phillips Chemical. From medical supplies and electronics to food packaging, cosmetics, soap, household detergents and carpet, we create the building blocks for more than 70,000 consumer and industrial products. We are a global company with 5,000 employees supplying customers in nearly 140 countries and generating more than $9 billion in annual revenues. Our research discoveries have helped transform our industry, and safety remains our top priority each step of the way.

Ask any Chevron Phillips Chemical employee what they like best about their job and universally, the answer is “the people I work with!” We are a mid-sized company with the family-like atmosphere of a small company and a culture of respect and inclusion. A diverse group of people working together means we are bringing the best ideas to the table. We also value work-life balance, and love to see our employees thrive both professionally and personally. Our company is recognized as one of Forbes Best Midsized Employers, and we have been named among the Houston Chronicle’s Top Workplaces for four consecutive years.

The communities where we live and work are an integral part of what we do. We show our commitment by volunteering locally and making a pledge to sustainability. To us, sustainability means keeping the health and safety of our workforce paramount, being a responsible steward of the environment, creating the chemical building blocks for products that will exceed customer expectations, and acting responsibly and ethically across our global business dealings.

There’s never been a better time to work for Chevron Phillips Chemical. We recently completed our $6 billion U.S. Gulf Coast Petrochemicals Project expansion and have an eye toward further growth. We are positioned better than ever before to serve the global and growing demand for high quality plastics used in products that improve our quality of life. If you’re ready to grow with us, apply today!

We are currently seeking a qualified individual to join our team as a Maintenance/Reliability Engineer (Fixed) at the Port Arthur facility. Under the direction of the Fixed Equipment Reliability Team Lead, this position will be responsible for the following:

  • Investigates equipment maintenance problems and initiates corrective measures

  • Applying fixed equipment engineering analysis to make repair or run recommendations

  • Basic knowledge in fixed equipment construction, inspection, and fitness for service codes (ASME VIII-1/b31.3, API 510/570/579, etc.)

  • Support Corporate MI Initiatives and Port Arthur’s RMS compliance efforts

  • Provide leak response support via technical review and approval of engineered clamps and wraps

  • Support capital projects by supplying engineering expertise in the specification, design, and construction of capital projects in accordance with plant design requirements, as well as regulatory, ASME, API, and CPC standards

  • Contribute scope development for maintenance and capital improvements

  • Serves as a subject matter expert in equipment failures and repair techniques during root cause investigations

  • Provides technical expertise to plant personnel on troubleshooting failures, repairs, and evaluating whether equipment is designed to meet its intended or existing service conditions

  • Ensures repairs, repair techniques, equipment specific training, are documented and made available

  • Participates in developing the maintenance budget to support the maintenance strategy

  • Provides input on development of work orders during development of turnaround work scope, particularly on critical equipment requiring engineering review or input

  • Creates/develops/changes/updates job procedures, checklists, JSAs, and initiates MOC’s


  • This position requires a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • 3 years plant experience. Minimum of 1-year experience with Fixed Equipment

  • The successful candidate should be a self-starter who can work with minimal supervision

  • Should be able to evaluate and prioritize work to ensure alignment with the department's goals


  • Strong leadership and administrative abilities are required

  • An acute sensitivity to safety issues in a hazardous environment

  • Exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of an organization and with individuals and groups from different disciplines and industries

  • Possess the personality and ability to relate to and to establish a mutually respectful relationship with 1) management, 2) peers and 3) the various facility level workers (Plant Manager, Plant supervision, and Plant workers) who are all responsible for ensuring good operations.

  • Organized, planning skills, able to manage multiple activities and programs timely and with a high degree of accuracy, able to meet work deadlines

  • Exceptional problem solving and analytical skills

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint Working understanding of SAP, Meridium

Chevron Phillips Chemical offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and at most locations, alternate work schedules. To learn more about Chevron Phillips Chemical and to be considered for a position, please visit us online today at

Paper resumes will not be accepted. All job seekers must go to the web site to be considered for positions. If you are interested in applying for this position and need an accommodation to apply, please contact our Human Resources Service Center at 1-800-446-1422, option 4.

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age,disability, veteran status or marital status.

Travel Requirements: Up to 5%

Eligibility for Relocation: Yes

Closing Date: 07/25/2018