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Electrical Engineer

Occidental Petroleum

LaPorte, TX
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Job Title:Electrical Engineer


Title: Electrical Engineer
Location: United States-Texas-LaPorte
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Contribute. Grow. Lead…with OxyChem. Looking for a challenge? Desire to achieve your true potential? OxyChem is a growing, action-oriented, safety driven chemical manufacturing company continually striving to be the best in the business while staying focused on environmental protection. The secret to our success has and will continue to be our people. Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) is a leading North American manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins, chlorine and caustic soda – key building blocks for a variety of indispensable products such as plastics, pharmaceuticals and water treatment chemicals. Other OxyChem products include caustic potash, chlorinated organics, sodium silicates, chlorinated isocyanurates and calcium chloride. For every product it makes, OxyChem’s market position is No. 1 or No. 2 in the U.S. In a fast-paced industry that demands precision, we create a supportive workplace where the safety and well-being of our employees are paramount. We are committed to rewarding top performers, offering very competitive pay and benefits, and providing tremendous career development opportunities. We are looking for an experienced and self-motivated individual to fill the position of Electrical Engineer with our Manufacturing Facility located in Deer Park, Texas. Essential Job Duties: • Maintains protection of the environment and the health and safety of our employees, customers, and the communities in which we operate and/or transport our products, as our highest priority. • Implements the Electrical Distribution System Maintenance program ("program") in accordance with company guidelines, codes, and governmental regulations. • Develops, updates and tracks action plans pertaining to program tasks. • Provides on-going reporting of program activity status to plant management. • Arranges for contract services support for program related activities as required. • Reviews facility electrical maintenance activities to ensure that manufacturing, construction, installation, and operational testing conform to all specifications, codes, and standards. • Performs formal and informal audits of the program elements to ensure compliance to all applicable codes and standards. • Maintains current knowledge of company/government rules and regulations. • Evaluates capital project scopes and vendor proposals for new equipment purchases. • Conducts failure mode analyses to identify units posing excessive failure risks and supports proposed changes in design. • Assists in the training/coaching of hourly personnel in repairs and preventative maintenance. • Ensures Process Safety and Risk management objectives are practiced daily through participation in Management of Change, Process Hazards Analysis, Process Safety Hazard Hunter, and pre-startup safety review responsibilities. • Provides Chemical Commandment training and awareness to others as the opportunity arises.

• BS degree in Electrical Engineering. • 5 years electrical engineering experience required. • Good written and oral communication skills required.
Additional Qualifications: • Knowledge of NEC and other applicable codes relating to electrical engineering and high voltage systems desired. • Actual experience in design/maintenance of plant electrical systems desired. Oxy is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Individual with Disability / Veteran Status

Jobid: occidental-00016327

Company:Occidental Petroleum

Location:LaPorte, TX, USA

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