Engineer II Mechanical
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East Dubuque, IL 61025
Under general supervisor this position will be responsible for design and implementation of cost-effective equipment modification to improve safety and reliability; develop project specifications with colleagues; design mechanical calculation; test and evaluate theoretical designs. Other accountabilities will include managing projects using engineering principles; produce details of specifications and outline design; and contribute to planning and strategies for process improvements and optimization.
•High School Diploma or equivalent required
•Bachelor Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering required.
•Minimum 2 to 4 years engineering experience required.
•Minimum 2 years of combined projects engineering and operations experience; this experience must include a range of projects and unit technologies.
•Demonstrated knowledge of economic principles, project management and customer service required.
•Demonstrated knowledge of Process Modeling Software preferred.
•Knowledge of capital and operating cost estimating and economic analysis.
•Ability to analyze, reason and solve increasingly complex problems.
•Proficient skills in MS Office Suite preferred.
•Fluent in English, oral and written required
•Ability to adjust to frequent change and adjust schedule as needed to reach Departmental goals.
•Provide technical support for the nitrogen plant operations.
•Work in a team environment with operators and engineers to maintain and trouble shoot problems as well as propose applications for the process units.
•Work directly with the CAD Operator and other Engineers on small project scopes in order to receive appropriate design and size of equipment needed.
•Provide support for Process Catalysts and Chemicals bidding. Contact vendors for information and to provide vendors with appropriate information.
•Assist in the planning of unity shutdowns and startups. Administer plant performance test runs as needed, provide any operational data or drawings required to vendors or maintenance if needed.
•Track performance data using spreadsheets or providing information to vendors.
•Provide information to Project Engineering for expansion purposes. Collect lab data or operations data to provide to Project Engineering group or outside vendors.
•Work with DCS personnel with TDC/APC control system to help improve monitoring.
•Research and monitor upcoming technology changes to improve future strategies within the plant.
•Provide after hours and turnaround (12 hr. shift) support as needed in support of maintenance and operations.
•Regularly Communicate with supervisor work progress, concerns and questions
•Assist with increasing productivity and efficiency of the nitrogen fertilizer plant.
•Aid optimizing the process, design and development of projects.
•Performance aligns with Safety, Environmental Compliance, Reliability, and Operating Excellence.
•Ensure product specifications are being met.
•Reduce down time, proper bidding and thorough planning.
•Develop level of competence and trust so others seek guidance.
•Assigned projects are completed within deadlines and budgets.
•Adherence to all company policies and procedures
Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. The Company will not sponsor immigration or work visas.
CVR Energy is an EEO and affirmative action employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply.