Catalyst Recruiting, Inc

Senior Process Controls Engineer

Catalyst Recruiting Inc. - Houston, TX

(Houston Area)

A large petrochemical operation needs a senior process control/automation engineer; focus is on DCS. Location is near the Houston Ship Channel.

This is a multi-disciplinary and key role working across a complex petrochem site

Key Points/MUST have :

  • Extensive experience with Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
  • Extensive experience with process controls, automation, E&I in a plant setting
  • Extensive experience in refining, petrochem or major chem plants - not design/engineering
  • Engineering degree - electrical, chem, or relevant other technical degree
  • Project Management - $, scope, people, technical

More Info

  • Work with, through and between ops, site engineering, EHS, etc, on all things process control
  • Work with multiple areas of the integrated PSM program including SiS
  • Identify and (or) quantify potentially issues and design/propose solutions
  • Lead operation-wide efforts with new technology within production, environmental and emissions control, etc
  • Some other process areas of the large multi-process complex:

-chemical reaction process control


-refridgeration/cooling/cooling towers

  • Experience in designing/improving all areas of a site DCS, including programming
  • Work with site personnel, compamu personne3l from other sites, contractors/subs


  • Degree in engineering
  • Experience in as much of the above as possible
  • Must know DCS. Honeywell TDC3000 would be great, but formal training can be provided
  • Most experience in a plant or multi-plant/site setting
  • Must be good with people! This is a position working across groups; a key strategic role
  • Able to work in an active plant setting with potentially hazardous areas

Salary is at or can be significantly over $145,000 depending on experience.


Posted On: Friday, January 12, 2024

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