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I&E Engineer


Pasadena, TX, US, 77507

Req ID:  82237
Facility:  Bayport Po-130
Department:  Reliable Operations - Maintenance
Division:  Intermediates and Derivatives, Refining


Basic Function

The Instrument and Electrical Engineer is experienced and knowledgeable in the design, installation, and maintenance of instrumentation, control Systems, and low voltage electrical systems.  The position interacts with other disciplines and technical groups on site (process engineering, capital, and reliability groups), corporate technical networks and peers, and vendors/suppliers as needed to successfully design, implement, and startup new equipment installations, and improve plant safety and reliability performance.  The position is responsible for engineering activities and the development of technical deliverables to meet the schedule, scope, budget and quality requirements of multi-discipline projects.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Apply data analysis techniques to develop engineered solutions to repetitive failures and other problems that adversely affect plant operations including safety, environmental, capacity, quality, cost, and regulatory compliance issues
  • Consult with peers at the site and across the company
  • Provide technical support/expertise within your discipline in the design and installation stages of projects for new assets and modification of existing assets to minimize life cycle cost and maximize asset availability
  • Work with design resources both internally and externally to achieve designs that are cost effective and technically sound
  • Work closely with subcontract engineers and/or designers to coordinate their activities and to ensure the subcontractor's work is checked and meets the company’s standards and quality requirements.
  • Prepare specifications for purchase of materials and equipment
  • Document and maintain all communication that impacts technical decisions
  • Assist in preparing estimates of probable costs for construction at various stages of design
  • Participate in the development of criteria for and evaluation of equipment suppliers, technical material suppliers, and technical service providers
  • Inspect completed installations and observe commissioning to ensure conformance to specifications and compliance with operational and safety standards
  • Systematically define, design, and develop a Reliability-Centered-Maintenance (RCM) plan for new and revised installations that includes:
    • Utilization of predictive condition monitoring and other non-destructive testing methodologies
    • Preventive maintenance tasks and spare parts strategies

Min. Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Instrument Engineering or other applicable discipline from an accredited university
  • 3 years minimum relevant experience in instrumentation and electrical systems design, installation, and maintenance in the refining, petrochemical, chemical process, or power generation industries
  • Ability to drive continuous safety and reliability improvements in equipment installations and work processes
  • Ability to manage multiple/changing priorities
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing with internal and external clients
  • Strong commitment to safety, a high level of personal integrity, and dedication to conducting business in an ethical way
  • Basic proficiency in the following areas:
    • Knowledge of industry codes and standards (i.e. IEEE, ISA, NFPA, NEC)
    • Instrumentation and measurement technology
    • Low voltage power distribution and controls
    • PLC maintenance and programming
    • Analyzers and sample systems
    • RCM based Predictive and Preventive Maintenance strategies
    • Ability to apply computer software tools (SAP, Microsoft Office, Meridium, ExSILentia)

Preferred Qualifications


Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity


LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB): As a leader in the global chemical industry, LyondellBasell strives every day to be the safest, best operated and most valued company in our industry. The company’s products, materials and technologies are advancing sustainable solutions for food safety, access to clean water, healthcare and fuel efficiency in more than 100 international markets. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is Advancing Good with an emphasis on our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce.  The company takes great pride in its world-class technology and customer focus. LyondellBasell has stepped up its circularity and climate ambitions and actions to address the global challenges of plastic waste and decarbonization. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.

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