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Associate Mechanical Engineer

Company: CITGO Petroleum Corporation
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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

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 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

  • 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

Eligibility Requirements:

The Maritime Transportation Security Act requires all persons who will need unescorted access to a regulated facility to have a valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC), issued in accordance with the rules established by the United States Coast Guard and the Transportation Security Administration. Candidates selected for employment must meet eligibility criteria to obtain a TWIC card. To obtain more information on the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC), please visit the Transportation Security Administration’s website


For consideration, resumes must be submitted by 5pm on May 2, 2021.


(Equal Opportunity Employer)

Keywords: CITGO Petroleum Corporation, Lake Charles , Associate Mechanical Engineer, Other , Lake Charles, Louisiana

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