Field Operations Engineer

Magnolia, Arkansas, United States of America
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Be an essential element to a brighter future. 

We work together to transform essential resources into critical ingredients for mobility, energy, connectivity and health. Join our values-led organization committed to building a more resilient world with people and planet in mind. Our core values are the foundation that make us successful for ourselves, our customers and the planet. 

Job Description

Core Work:

  • Key technical resource for the Area
  • Manage all PSM systems (MOCs, Incident Reporting, P&IDs, Procedures, PHAs) to ensure compliance
  • Serve as backup to the Area Superintendent when required


  • Strong technical abilities
  • Good familiarity of Site and Corporate policies and procedures
  • Provide informal training/guidance of unit operators, Shift Supervisor, and Area Supervisors

Accountabilities— provide leadership to:

  • Monitor technical performance of the Area
  • Resolve technical issues to reach safety, production, and quality targets
  • Ensure all PSM obligations are fulfilled
  • Foster strong cooperation between TR, Engineering, Maintenance, and Operations personnel
  • Provide backup/support to Superintendent and Area Supervisor when needed
  • Cost Effectiveness

Key Activities:

  • Actively support the company's safety, environmental, and quality programs to ensure continuous improvement. Actively support the company’s safety, environmental and quality programs to ensure continuous improvements
  • Ensure MOCs proceed through the system in a timely manner
  • Ensure P&IDs are up-to-date
  • Ensure operating procedures are complete and up-to-date
  • Lead Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) for area issues
  • Ensure incident reports are complete with appropriate root causes and corrective actions
  • Provide technical support towards resolution of mechanical failures and process upsets
  • Liaison between Brinefield and capital projects team
  • Maintain pipeline pressure drop models and manage pipeline replacement program
  • Ensure compliance of Arkansas Oil & Gas commission regulations
  • Provide backup/support to brine well work

Essential Qualifications:

  • B.S. or higher degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 1 to 10 years of experience in manufacturing/production facility (Chemical or Oil/Gas Industry desirable)
  • Direct experience working in plant operations that run 24/7, 365
  • Working understanding of OSHA, EPA regulations, and Oil & Gas regulations
  • Proven leadership competence with people management experience
  • Good time management, organizational skills, problem solving, project management and decision making skills
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and oral
  • Dynamic skill set to aid in operations and mechanical reliability of the field

We are partners to one another in pioneering new ways to be better for ourselves, our teams, and our communities. When you join Albemarle, you become our most essential element and you can anticipate competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and resources that foster your well-being and fuel your personal growth. Help us shape the future, build with purpose and grow together.

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