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Tesoro Companies Inc. | Carson, California
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Job Description

Requisition ID: 59861

Provides instrumentation engineering support to refinery departments ensuring safe, compliant, reliable and efficient operation of installed instrumentation, electrical and control systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides instrumentation engineering support to all Maintenance and Engineering departments. Provides specifications and installation guidelines for instruments and instrumentation systems ensuring compliance to established site and national engineering standards in the oil and gas industry i.e. API, BS, ISO, ASME, ANSI, IEC, ISA.
  • Performs primary and end element sizing, selection, and specification of field instrumentation including control valve sizing, thermowell vibration analysis, orifice calculations, etc.
  • Provides input into P&ID (piping and instrumentation diagrams) to reflect field changes. Provide support for HAZOPs, LOPA’s and perform Management of Change (MOC) reviews as needed.
  • Develops and implements action plan and solutions to address deficiencies.
  • Supports Project Engineers by serving as an instrumentation technical resource in gated Front-End Loading process for capital projects. As needed, serves as project engineer on small instrumentation projects overseeing field execution.
  • Provides technical input into scope preparation for improvement and repair of instrumentation equipment. Provides technical specifications to Procurement for sourcing/requisition activities.
  • Ensure appropriate interdisciplinary coordination and efficient communication on every day assignments and projects.
  • Identifies new instrument technologies and performs feasibility analyses. Creates instrument specifications and reviews specifications written by others.
  • Supports SIS Safety Lifecycle program reviewing Safety Requirement Specifications (SRS), reviews Safety Integrity Level (SIL) and SIL ratings for Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) devices.
  • Works with other departments to ensure personnel understand function, capabilities and limitations of instrumentation.
  • Develops and performs factory acceptance tests and site acceptance tests. Collaborates in the commissioning and start-up activities, including; loop checking and calibration of instruments.

Experience and EDUCATION

  • Minimum undergraduate degree in chemical, electrical or mechanical engineering required.
  • Minimum 7 years instrumentation engineering experience in a refinery, chemical plant, or similar industry required.

**This position is part of an Engineering Technical Ladder with multiple levels. The successful candidate will be placed at a level commensurate with experience and qualifications. **

Tesoro Corporation, a Fortune 100 company, is a leading independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products with a strategically focused presence in the western United States. Tesoro, through our subsidiaries, owns and operates seven refineries with a combined capacity of over 895,000 barrels per day. Our retail-marketing system includes over 2,400 retail stations under the ARCO®, Shell®, Exxon®, Mobil®, USA Gasoline™, Rebel™ and Tesoro® brands. Our full-service logistics business, a master limited partnership formed by Tesoro Corporation as Tesoro Logistics LP (TLLP), owns and operates 4,000 miles of crude oil, refined products and natural gas pipelines; 29 crude oil and refined products truck and marine terminals; 15 million barrels of storage capacity; two crude oil rail facilities; and four natural gas processing complexes. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, our operations span 18 states.

Our strength lies in our investment in employees and in their future. We measure success not only by the products we bring to our customers, or the financial results we deliver to our shareholders, but also by remaining true to our core values of safety and environmental stewardship, respect and integrity.

Discover your strengths and invest in your future by applying today.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Vet / Disability

Posting Notes: || Carson || California || United States (US) || SF:LI-RS-1 || |Engineering || 90810 ||

About Tesoro Companies Inc.

Tesoros Trading Company is a retailer and wholesale distributor of folk arts and crafts from around the world. Owner Jonathan Williams started the company in 1983. He personally selects the items we sell and works with the artisans who make the handicrafts we import.

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