Hydroprocessing Specialist

Refined Technologies

Refined Technologies

Spring, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2024
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At Refined Technologies, we believe operating with an eternal purpose fuels excellence. This guides everything we do; it gives us a purpose that is greater than ourselves. RTI is the leader in the chemical cleaning segment of the refining industry, providing patented chemistries, processes, and equipment for cleaning and treating units during shutdowns. While focused on clients, we are fueled by our mission to: Honor God Always, Help People Develop, Pursue Excellence, and Earn a Profit.

We are a fast-paced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial-minded organization full of servant-hearted leaders. Want to know more about our culture? Check out the RTI Playbook. If you’re ready for your work to matter, we’re ready to hear from you!

We’re currently growing our team of Artisans with a Hydroprocessing Specialist. This role is responsible for the planning, execution, and leadership of all QTRX2 projects within an assigned region while exemplifying RTI’s Mission and Core Behaviors.

Duties & Responsibilities

All Duties and Responsibilities noted below are in reference to QTRX2 Projects within assigned territory or under direct oversight:

· Coordinate with Directors of Business Development for:

· Identification of potential applications

· Plan development and milestone schedules

· Chemistry allocation for projects

· Technical Presentations related to the QTRX2 process

· Coordinate with Director of Operations for:

· Perform detailed reviews of all RX project plans in assigned region

· Modification of all client HDS/HDC/Reformer shutdown procedures with RTI best practices and communicate value of the changes for acceptance

· Field review all key projects:

· First time clients

· High complexity projects

· Implementation of new strategies

· Manage all QTRX2 project deliverables schedules

· Perform REDI reviews on all QTRX2 projects

· Manage project schedules: OM arrival and departure times, logistics, etc.

· Act as a resource for REDI reviews for out of region projects.

· Provide in-field chemical cleaning supervision for key projects

· Perform as Execution Lead on projects as available

· Participate and lead reviews of client shutdown procedures to ensure proper procedure integration

· Ensure proper planning and execution staffing for all projects in assigned region has adequate RX expertise for a successful project

· Develop relationships and regularly interface with clients’ maintenance, operations, engineering, and turnaround teams.

· Ensure that effective SWAPs and JSAs are completed and reviewed for each project execution

· Complete Incident Reports and participate in cause findings and corrective actions

· Communicate all Lessons Learned to the broader Hyrdroprocessing Team in a timely manner

· Communicate all safety notifications upward and downward through the broader RTI organization

Supervisory Responsibilities (indirect)

· Serve as a lead for training new Hydroprocessing Specialists

· Actively train and mentor select OMs in the QTRX2 process


Minimum Qualifications

· A minimum of five years Process Engineering on Hydroprocessing units or 10 Years Hydroprocessing Operations at a refinery, chemical plant or upgrader.

· Must be familiar with operations of refineries, chemical plants or upgraders. Able to:

o confidently lead a team of Operations Managers that plan and execute RX related work,

o become very familiar with general RTI technologies,

o become a Subject Matter Expert in the RTI QTRX2 Process,

o communicate clearly and effectively,

o effectively influence change,

o efficiently and effectively handle multiple activities at one time,

o quickly and thoroughly review cleaning plans,

o be comfortable meeting with client leadership,

o perform project planning and execution.

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

The Company requires passing a pre-employment physical in which an objective medical professional will determine whether you can safely meet the physical demands of the position.

· Duration of Workhours During Project Executions:

· Typically, 12 continuous hours that may extend up to 16 – 18 hours if an emergent need exists, for up to 14 days in a row.

· Day shift and/or night shift.

· Working Conditions During Project Executions:

· Uneven or unstable ground, and wet, muddy, or slippery surfaces and footings.

· Outside locations in extreme temperatures and weather conditions including wind, rain, snow, and other forms of inclement weather.

· Routine, intermittent exposure to noise more than 85 dBA-TWA.

· Environments that may necessitate the use of respiratory protection for the shift duration.

§ Half-face, full-face, and/or supplied air

§ Medical clearance to use respiratory protection is required.

§ Quantitative fit testing for specific respiratory protection is required.

· Physical Demands:

· Work at heights up to 150 ft/ 45m accessed via stairs, climbing ladders, or critical lifts by cranes. This requires an ability to climb ladders and stairs without issue.

· Lifting and carrying up to 40lbs., without assistance.

· Pushing / pulling up to 100 lbs., without assistance.

· Standing and walking for up to 12 to 16 hours daily with minimal rest breaks. May exceed 10,000 to 15,000 steps per day.

· Bending and stooping repeatedly and performing task including twisting or turning valves and using wrenches and hand tools.

Travel Requirements

Travel requirement is 80-120 nights away from home in a year.

Travel for this role would be broken down into 3 areas:

1. Executions

2. Operations/Sales Meetings

3. Internal RTI Events

About Refined Technologies

RTI is a global industrial solutions provider delivering value to process facilities through expert-level refinery professionals skilled in operations, engineering, and process supervision. RTI helps those who fuel the world produce energy more effectively by delivering safe, fast, and predictable shutdowns in upstream and downstream facilities through innovative operations teams and revolutionary cleaning technologies.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Applicants for regular U.S. positions must be authorized to work in the United States for Refined Technologies, Inc. without the need for sponsorship of an immigration authorization or visa (e.g., TN, H-1B, or other employment-based immigration authorization or visa).

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other protected status under federal, state, or local laws.