Position: Combustion Engineer
Reporting to: Operations Excellence
Educational Level: Bachelor's degree
Work Experience: 10 years prior experience in an engineering and operations role with emphasis on combustion engineering and training in a refining environment
- Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
- Engage with operators effectively
- Work effectively at all levels in the refinery
- Able to prepare and make management presentations
- Able to work autonomously with little direct supervision.
- Be competent user of Microsoft Office Suite.
- Achievement orientation
- Professional skill, Knowledge
- Decision-making, Judgment
- Planning, Creativity
- Development others
The primary objective of this position is to perform troubleshooting and to lead operations and engineering in improving knowledge of heater operation.
This position is responsible for the following tasks:
- Training of Operations and Engineering personnel:
- Support operations department daily with firing equipment operation
- Provide troubleshooting when fired equipment issues arise
- Review heater firing and operation on a regular basis
- Coaching and train, including hands-on, operation and technical personnel on furnace operation techniques
- Assess training needs and develop training material
- Develop in-house training aids / materials / presentations / quick guide references / etc to support operations, engineering, and maintenance departments
- Provide, review, and revise operational procedures for firing equipment
- Participate or lead investigations on fired equipment incidents
- Assist operations, engineering, and maintenance departments with engineering solutions to fired equipment issues.
- Support TA department in detailed scope development of fired heaters
- Support engineering department with review of fired equipment related projects
- Provide input on engineered solutions to fired equipment problems
- Identify problems with fired equipment and propose solutions
- Work with operations and engineering to improve energy efficiency of fired equipment