Infrastructure Production Engineer in South Charleston, United States

at The Dow Chemical Company
Location South Charleston, United States
Date Posted October 23, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Infrastructure Production Engineer-1812293

The Dow Chemical Company has an exciting opportunity for a Infrastructure Production Engineer, located in S. Charleston, WV. Under the general direction of the Site Services Leader, the Production Engineer is responsible for providing technical support to operations and maintenance, leading projects and solving problems as they arise for the process operation at the West Virginia Operations (WVO) Powerhouse and Water Treatment. Equipment that the Production Engineer is responsible for includes cooling water pumps, boiler feed pumps, lube oil systems, seal oil systems, hydraulic systems, starting motors, non-return and stop valves, chemical feed systems, deaerators, forced draft fans, flue gas recirculation systems, fuel systems, plant air system, steam distribution systems, PRV and desuperheater stations.

Primary Responsibilities Includes, but is not limited to the following:

Monitor equipment and systems using available quality tools for proper operation and efficiency.
Get involved in WVO Powerhouse, Water Treatment, and Utilities Distribution plant maintenance as requested to answer technical questions that may come up.
Participate in or lead root cause failure analysis on all unplanned events or repetitive operational problems for the Powerhouse, Water Treatment, and Utilities Distribution.
Responsible for operation of the gas boilers and resolution of any changes/problems. Ensure that the boilers, and associated equipment are being fully utilized and are reliable.
Responsible for operation of the Continuous Emission Monitoring System to affirm that the analyzers and data collection system are functioning properly and system is in compliance.
Troubleshoot and work with any third party supplier as necessary to correct any out of specification issues with supplied services.


Required Qualifications:
A minimum of a Bachelor's degree with a discipline in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering is required.
Familiarity with mechanical equipment and the ability to analyze and evaluate data collected on the equipment and implement solutions to the problems encountered is required.
Good verbal and written communications skills are essential for clear and accurate expression of ideas/solutions, as interaction are required with site maintenance, fellow engineers, safety, environmental and quality personnel, operations personnel for Infrastructure, On-Site Customer plants, outside service groups such as engineering, Maintenance Technical Services, vendor personnel, etc.
A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.
Note: Domestic Relocation benefits may be available.

About DowDuPont

DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at

The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.

Dow Offers:
Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits.
An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company.
Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings.
On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment.
Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth.
The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world.
Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others.
Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at, you may call us at 1+800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1+989-636-3674.

Primary Location North America-USA-West Virginia-South Charleston
Schedule Full-time

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