Occupational Summary

Mechanical engineers in the petrochemical industry provide engineering design and guidance, working with other engineers and production personnel to develop and maintain work processes. You prepare and present technical status reviews, analyze equipment performance and recommend solutions that improve on-stream time and repair costs. You have the opportunity to solve complex problems requiring situational analysis and in-depth data evaluation. You review equipment failures in the field and create solutions that improve performance and reduce downtime. Strong math and science skills required.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. Prior related summer intern or co-op experience such as commissioning of instrument/electrical control systems, wiring/schematic designs, control/production relaying, etc. is a plus. Equivalent years of military service may be acceptable, in lieu of experience.

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Pennsylvania Chemicals Project

The Pennsylvania Chemicals plant will be located on the banks of the Ohio River in Beaver County. It will produce two main classifications of polyethylene. The project will bring new growth and jobs to the region, with an expected 600 permanent employees once completed.

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