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Process Control Engineer - Alvin, TX

Kelly Engineering Resources Alvin Full-Time
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The process control engineer will be responsible to support day-to-day operation of the Distributed Control System DCS to optimize and enable safe operation of the assets.

  • Provide day-to-day process control support for both Olefins units with a focus on Olefins - which includes preparation and support for unit shutdowns, turnarounds, and start-ups.
  • Troubleshoot process, process alarm, DCS and process control network issues
  • Root Cause Failure Analysis
  • Regulatory and advanced control loop tuning
  • Control strategy improvement
  • Daily process performance monitoring e.g. quality, energy, stability, reliability, etc.
  • Daily DCS and process control network performance monitoring e.g. PCN, OPC, etc.
  • Provide a leadership role in developing and improving process control applications and optimization technology
  • Identify and champion ways to create value
  • Lead implementation of process control improvement projects
  • Provide guidance for prioritization of DCS projects Support Capital projects as the process control representative
  • Control philosophy development, design, documentation and implementation
  • Support the definition, development and configuration of the process control strategy for projects
  • Participate in process control network troubleshooting and design
  • Provide process control support for the PSM process
  • Participate in HAZOPs and LOPA studies as needed
  • Alarm reduction efforts; participate in documentation and rationalization efforts and implement results through the MOC process
  • Understand and provide ownership of Alarm management system
  • Participate in the MOC process including leading appropriate MOCs
  • Participate in pre-startup safety reviews and lead appropriate PSSRs
  • Serve as a resource for Safety Instrumented Systems
  • Participate as a team member and lead incident investigations Lead process control strategy to maintain the Process Safety, SHE Compliance, Alarm Management, and Quality systems for the assets.
  • Participate in site-wide coverage of DCS issues as necessary Identify and champion ways to create value.
  • Assess emerging technologies of interest, both within and beyond area of specialization
  • Provide analysis of industry trends and vendor capabilities


  • Knowledge Required Bachelor s Degree in Engineering required.
  • Must have experience in the application of Honeywell DCS control technology, will have experience in Olefins, petrochemicals manufacturing processes or similar processes, and will have experience with other multivariable control technologies.
  • Need to have some specialization in advanced process control
  • At least five 5 years experience supporting unit operations in the field of olefins, polyolefins, or similar process industries.

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