Associate Mechanical Engineer – Jobs in USA for Mechanical Engineer – Lake Charles, Louisiana

Full Time

CITGO Petroleum Corporation

Relocation Benefits are available for this position.
Employer will not sponsor visas for position

Job Summary
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, CITGO Petroleum Corporation is a recognized leader in the refining industry with a well-known brand. CITGO operates three refineries located in Corpus Christi, Texas; Lake Charles, La.; and Lemont, Ill., and wholly and/or jointly owns 42 terminals, six pipelines and three lubricants blending and packaging plants. With approximately 3,400 employees and a combined crude capacity of approximately 769,000 barrels per day (BPD), CITGO is ranked as the sixth-largest, and one of the most complex independent refiners in the United States. CITGO transports and markets transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and other industrial products and supplies a network of approximately 4,600 locally owned and operated branded retail outlets, all located east of the Rocky Mountains.  CITGO Petroleum Corporation is owned by CITGO Holding, Inc.


Job Responsibilities:

The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for maintaining the safe operation and reliability of the refinery fixed and rotating equipment by applying standard engineering principles, theories, concepts, and techniques in providing solutions to a variety of fixed equipment problems that develop during operation, maintenance repair and/or turnarounds, as well as performing root cause failure analysis in order to make recommendations for fixed equipment that will eliminate the causes for equipment unreliability.


Additional duties include:

Provide technical support to maintenance & operations to increase fixed equipment availability and reduce maintenance costs
Apply standard engineering principles, theories, concepts, troubleshooting, scope development and other techniques to provide solutions to a variety of fixed or rotating equipment problems
Participate in Hazard and Operability studies and work to resolve engineering action items
CITGO’s Attractive Benefits:

Competitive Salaries
401(K) Retirement and Savings Plan
Pension Plan
Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
Discretionary Bonus Program
Educational Assistance Program
Paid Vacation
9/80 Work Schedule

Minimum Qualifications
B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering
Overall GPA of 3.0 or above (A=4.0) (Must provide proof of current GPA at time of hire to verify eligibility requirements are met)
Refinery/Petrochemical process plant engineering experience providing technical support for piping, fixed or rotating equipment, preferred
Valid driver’s license required

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