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Entry-Level Engineer


USA - TX - Port Arthur - Oxbow Calcining LLC

Job Category: 


Education Level: 

Bachelor Degree


Full Time

Job Description: 

Under the direction of a Process Control Supervisor or Shift Supervisor, operate and monitor calcining equipment and systems which support safe, efficient, reliable, and environmentally sound production of calcined coke.

Essential Job Duties:
• Properly operate control room, rotary kilns, coolers, facility, auxiliary equipment and system during routine, abnormal, and emergency operations.
• Communicate information clearly, including orally, written and electronically
• Assist maintenance personnel in performance of maintenance activities
• Troubleshoot plant equipment to resolve operational problems
• Generate and review work orders for execution of equipment repairs
• Operate various computer systems to receive, analyze, comprehend and input data
• Monitor and record data available through the use of various instruments, recording charts, and other monitoring devices onto shift logs as detailed by plant operational procedures
• Observe variations in operating conditions, interprets meter and gauge readings and act in a proper and safe manner in response to such conditions
• Assure that the daily production log and other plant records are filled out in a timely and accurate manner.
• Supports management with special projects and workflow process improvements and other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Proficient at Microsoft Office Suite
• Ability to use addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division to perform flow, pressure, performance and meter calculations
• Read and interpret blueprints, schematic diagrams, procedures and technical manuals
• Use hand and power tools
• Communicate conditions of plant systems and equipment to other
• Work without direct supervision while performing assigned duties
• Take, record and analyze various readings of electrical and mechanical meters
• Knowledge of and the ability to operate various switches, control devices, and valves and the effect each has on total plant operations

Education and Experience:
• High school diploma or equivalent required with a minimum of 5 years experience as a plant operator or
• Bachelors degree preferred

Physical Requirements:
• Typically works in a plant environment, which may include extreme working conditions and inclement weather conditions.
• As needed, lifts, carries or otherwise moves and positions objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
• Must be able to work in confined spaces and in elevated work areas.
• Must be able to handle working with petroleum coke products and be around and be around or in a dusty environment
• Must be able to load and unload heavy equipment, either with manual labor or by operating heavy machinery.
• Must be able to pass general physically fit testing.
• Must train in safety and hazmat requirements at the facility.
• Must be able to work rotating shifts, overtime and holidays
• Ability to communicate or exchange ideas by means of verbal or written word and to convey detailed instructions to other workers.
• Must be able to travel as needed.

Note: This job description reflects the company’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Assigned tasks are subject to change at any time due to company discretion, job requirements, reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

Oxbow Carbon LLC is an EOE/ADA employer

If you would like to apply for this job, submit your resume with a cover letter to:

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