Process Controls Engineer at Cenovus Energy Inc.

Posted in Other 2 days ago.

Location: Superior, Wisconsin

Job Description:

Worker Type: Employee

Group: Process Control Department

Job Post End Date: 07/24/2024

About this opportunity:

Cenovus is looking for a Process Controls Engineer for the Superior, WI. Reporting to the Manager of Process Controls in the Technical Services Group, this individual will be responsible for process control support in a refinery operating area working closely with the operation team, process engineers, and the Controls Technician to support day-to-day operations. Including but not limited to the development of process control strategies/graphics, optimization, support/troubleshooting of DCS/SIS/PLC applications, support of the alarm management system, and monitoring control system performance. Providing project support, support of the Management of Change process, HAZOP participation, developing operator training materials, conducting operator training, working collaboratively with and providing technical expertise and guidance to project teams, to ensure changes affecting DCS, SIS, PLC, and alarm management applications are safely designed, installed, and meet the requirements of company standards and regulatory agency standards.

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What you'll do:

  • Responsible for control strategy identification/development to optimize the process. Provide control system design for Plant DeltaV DCS hardware and software. Support the control strategy/system development aspects for all projects in the operating area.

  • Responsible for providing control system technical/troubleshooting support to operating and maintenance personnel, loop tuning, and monitoring/reporting on control strategy/DCS performance.

  • Work with process and economic engineer(s) to develop advanced process control system (APC) and/or process optimization control strategies to maximize the plant profits and safe operating windows. Support APC applications after implementation.

  • Provide support for DeltaV Safety Instrumented Systems.

  • Develop Automation/Control - IT/OT interface solutions.

  • Develop documentation, standards, and best practices, and capture lessons learned for the process control environment.

  • Attend and contribute to Risk Assessments, HAZOP studies, and incident investigations.

Who you are:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical/Electrical Engineering

  • 8+ years relevant work experience


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical/Electrical Engineering recognized by ABET. Process control emphasis is an asset.

  • DCS Project Design, Management, and Commissioning experience.

  • Process Control Optimization experience, analytical and alarm management.

  • Previous oil and gas-related experience or refining/petrochemical experience.

  • Understanding of basic project management fundamentals, project economics, support, and execution.

  • Strong attention to detail with a demonstrated ability to work independently and meet deadlines.

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, communication, and leadership skills.

What we offer:

  • Company-provided medical and dental benefits

  • Time-off

  • Retirement Savings Plan

  • Tuition & Professional Development Assistance

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Internal candidates that are currently in a lower grade will be assessed based on their sustained job performance, how they demonstrate the expected organizational competency behaviors and values and in discussions with their current leader prior to determining next steps.

Cenovus Energy is an affirmative action employer, and we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, veteran status, national origin, or personal or physical characteristics protected by law.

Who we are:

We're an integrated energy company headquartered in Calgary with oil and natural gas production operations in Canada and the Asia Pacific region, and upgrading, refining and marketing operations in Canada and the United States. We're committed to maximizing value by developing our assets in a safe, responsible and cost-efficient manner, integrating environmental, social and governance considerations into our business plans.

We are currently the largest refiner in Ohio and transport products from our refineries in Lima and Toledo, Ohio and Superior, Wisconsin via pipelines, rail cars and trucks to customers throughout the United States.

We've been named a Top Alberta Employer for 2024, a designation recognizing organizations leading their industries in offering exceptional places to work.

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