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Engineer, I&E Maintenance


Deer Park, TX, US, 77571

Req ID:  85136
Facility:  La Porte Ops-Lyo
Department:  LPO Reliability
Division:  Olefins and Polyolefins, Refining and Su


Basic Function

As a member of dynamic Reliability Engineering team, the Instrument and Electrical Engineer will provide technical support of instrumentation, control valves, Emerson AMS, low voltage electrical and other supporting equipment to area Instrument and AMS Specialists, I&E technicians, and Operations. This includes support of reliability improvements, expense, and small Capital projects. Candidate will work closely with Process Engineering, Operations, Capital Project, and Maintenance personnel in the execution of these duties.


•   Applies data analysis techniques to develop engineering solutions to repetitive failures and other problems that adversely affect plant operations including capacity, quality, cost, and regulatory compliance issues
•   Develops and maintain Preventive (PM) and Predictive (PdM) Maintenance Plans and associated maintenance procedures or work instructions
•   Supports development of Obsolescence and Long-Range Plans, which includes identification of Bad Actor equipment and development of mitigation plans (i.e. Emerson AMS Initiatives, SIS, etc.)
•   Develops and forecast spending plan in the expense budget
•   Supports Capital project organization in developing scope, participate in detailed design, and testing and execution phases of projects
•   Enforces application of corporate, industry, and company standards and procedures
•   Develops Instrumentation Turnaround scope         
•   Maintains awareness of emerging technology, assessing applicability to improve reliability and performance, or to reduce maintenance cost           
•   Supports Area Reliability Improvement Teams
•   Leads / Participates in formal and informal incident investigation teams as required
•   Provides technical support to crafts and operations on technical requirements and issues with unit instrument and electrical systems
•   Participates/leads Site Instrument/ Electrical/ Analyzer Forums
•   Ensures Data Management Systems are updated accordingly (i.e. SAP, Documentum, Instrument Spec Sheets, Controlled Drawings and Documents)
•   Mentors Co-op Engineering students and participate in the on-boarding process
•   Creates Management of Change documents and lead evaluations for I&E Reliability initiatives


•   B.S. in Electrical Engineering
•   Technical expertise of Instrumentation, Electrical Systems and associated equipment
•   Minimum of 4 years’ experience with Instrumentation and Electrical Systems
•   Advanced level of interpersonal capability to provide timely and effective problem solving
•   Strong customer focus in order to understand priorities and ensure key business objectives are met in Safety, Reliability, and Maintenance Discipline
•   Experience using Microsoft Office programs (i.e., Word, Excel, Power Point)
•   Commitment to GoalZERO Safety vision
•   Good verbal and written communication skills
•   Good leadership and organizational skills
•   Self-motivation and high initiative 



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We are LyondellBasell – a leader in the global chemical industry creating solutions for everyday sustainable living. Through advanced technology and focused investments, we are enabling a circular and low carbon economy. Across all we do, we aim to champion our employees, and unlock value for customers, investors and society. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is strongly committed to our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce.  As one of the world’s largest producers of polymers and a leader in polyolefin technologies, we develop, manufacture and market high-quality and innovative products for applications ranging from sustainable transportation and food safety to clean water and quality healthcare. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.


Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.


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LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.  The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.

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