Job Categories:Other
Regular or Temporary:Regular (employed indefinitely)

Job Title: Process and Controls Engineer – Greenfield Facility (64E)

Department/Job Function: Operations

Primary Responsibilities: The role will initially start with the development of plans, systems, and procedures to meet the core objectives of facility operations as well as process control support during development, installation and start up. Ultimately, the Controls Engineer provides technical and operational expertise for the day-to-day support of Chemical Plant process control systems and infrastructure as well as process monitoring, optimizing and troubleshooting. Primary responsibilities include supporting TCP/IP-based networks, Microsoft Windows servers, Microsoft Windows domain infrastructures and Honeywell Process Control Systems. Additional duties include monitoring system and network performance, ensuring compliance with network and domain security standards, and maintaining accurate systems documentation. Also, working with operations department to implement control strategies for new process equipment, modifying/enhancing controls on existing process equipment and working with maintenance personnel and operations to identify and resolve problems with process equipment in order to allow the process to operate within specified limits.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for the design and implementation of the systems and/or solutions in assigned work scope, fully in line with Honeywell and site standards, design rules and guidelines.
  • Executes work assignment to appropriate standards and quality systems (Implementation, Test & Documentation).
  • Shares technical knowledge with project team, supervisor, own discipline and other engineering disciplines.
  • Produces functional and detailed design specifications.
  • Reports progress and technical problems and/or changes to Management.
  • Monitor control system performance, which includes loop analysis and tuning.
  • Support process problem solving by identifying sources of process upsets and other anomalies.
  • Continually improving the effectiveness of existing base and advanced control systems, operator interfaces, and troubleshooting systems and documentation.
  • Monitor chemical processing plant daily and provide suggestions for optimization and improved performance.
  • Troubleshoot abnormalities in the process and provide solutions to resolve.



  • Chemical Engineering degree from an accredited university or equivalent experience. Degree in IT, Computer Science or Computer Engineering would be considered if accompanied by significant plant experience as a Process Control engineer.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a DCS process controls engineer with configuration experience.
  • Experience with instrumentation and electrical systems associated with process control systems.
  • Knowledge of third-party IO systems (Profibus, Modbus, etc.) highly preferred.
  • PLC functional knowledge, preferably Allen Bradley as they interface with the DCS.
  • Excellent computer skills – particularly Microsoft including Outlook, Excel, Word, Project, Power point.


  • 7 years experience in a hydrocarbon/chemical processing facility preferred.
  • Knowledge of DCS control strategies and the ability to design controls from process narratives or other site documentation a requirement. This is assumed to have been done on a modern (non-proprietary) DCS platform released in the last 10 years.
  • In depth knowledge and experience with Windows Servers and Domain Controllers as a basis for modern DCS delivery.
  • Knowledge of networking and basic network configuration a plus.
  • In-depth of knowledge of Honeywell Experion® system and CP300 controls.
  • Chemical Processes and Engineering Experience.
  • Electrical Systems and Engineering Experience.
  • PLC and/or drives experience, particularly Allen Bradley.
  • PSM High Hazard Process or OSHA 1910.119 knowledge and skills.
  • HTML Graphics.

Minimum Job Requirements: 18 years or older and legally able to work in the U.S.; stable work history with good references from past employers; pass a drug screen, physical, and background check; and speak fluent English.

Benefits: Key benefits and services offered (depending on eligibility) include affordable options for medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; matching 401(k) plan; employee discounts; industry-leading training and leadership development programs; paid sick leave, vacations, and holidays; safety incentives and bonuses; and much more.

Reporting to: Plant Manager

Exempt or Non-Exempt: Non - Exempt

Hourly or Salary: Hourly

About Us: SGS Petroleum Service Corporation (PSC) is a growing company with a proud tradition of excellence in providing product handling, operations, and logistics support at major oil refineries, chemical plants, and storage terminals in the United States and Canada. We are leaders in tankering barges, operating docks, switching railcars, operating warehouses, and loading and unloading tank cars and tank trucks with a variety of oil products and chemicals. We offer competitive wages, advancement opportunities, and industry-leading training and safety programs. Our excellent benefits package helps employees and their families maintain health, save money, and prepare for the future. At SGS PSC, we are a family-oriented company that fuels integrity, teamwork, and ambition. Our mission is to simply be the best at what we do and be recognized as the best.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

SGS Petroleum Service Corporation (PSC) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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