11 Jun, 2024

Process Containment Equipment (PCE) Engineer

  • Dow
  • Seadrift, TX, USA
Engineer Biochemicals / Pharmaceuticals

Job Description

At Dow, we believe in putting people first and we’re passionate about delivering integrity, respect and safety to our customers, our employees and the planet.  


Our people are at the heart of our solutions. They reflect the communities we live in and the world where we do business. Their diversity is our strength. We’re a community of relentless problem solvers that offers the daily opportunity to contribute with your perspective, transform industries and shape the future. Our purpose is simple - to deliver a sustainable future for the world through science and collaboration. If you’re looking for a challenge and meaningful role, you’re in the right place. 



About you and this role –


Exciting opportunity for a Process Containment Equipment (PCE) Engineer located in Seadrift, TX.  S/he provides specialized technical support and solutions for project teams, operations, and maintenance.  In this role, you provide technical expertise which includes Equipment Design Specifications, Fitness for Service Evaluation, and development of equipment repair plans.



Responsibilities –

  • Apply engineering principles and make independent technical decisions and recommendations.
  • Provide technical expertise in pressure vessel, heat exchanger and other fixed equipment failure evaluations and associated repair techniques.
  • Perform code calculations for re-rates or fitness for service evaluations on pressure vessels, heat exchangers, and other fixed equipment.
  • Prepare specification packages and review drawings, welding procedures and code calculations for new pressure vessels and heat exchangers.
  • Exchange technical information with peers, other engineering disciplines, plant operations, maintenance teams, and suppliers.
  • Provide engineering field support on construction projects when requested by the Owner’s Representative or plant.
  • Work closely with API Inspectors and provides field support on fixed equipment repairs as needed.
  • Continue to drive Site Fixed Asset Integrity Management program.
  • Supports Plant Assessment Teams on complex repair plans and reviews QC Plans
  • Provides a clear focus on creating a highly reliable organizational culture and the elimination of unplanned events by implementing reliability and maintenance services and solutions.


Qualifications – .

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in engineering is required.
  • A minimum of 2 years of reliability, engineering, manufacturing or related experience is required.
  • 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.


Preferred Qualifications –

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree preferred.
  • Has knowledge of ASME Boiler and Pressure codes, API standards, and other mechanical engineering related industry standards.
  • Has applicable training and experience in performing Level 1 and Level 2 Fitness for Service evaluations.
  • Has the ability to plan and organize work effectively while working on several projects simultaneously.
  • Good written and oral communication skills. The job includes leading/facilitating team and group meetings as well as interacting with project teams, vendors and inspectors.
  • Good interpersonal skills and function successfully in a collaborative environment.
  • Planning and organizational skills to prioritize and handle multiple tasks.
  • Attention to detail necessary to maintain the required documentation.



Additional notes

  • This position is located in Seadrift, Texas.
  • Domestic relocation assistance is available for this role and may be provided based on eligibility.





Benefits – What Dow offers you 

We invest in you. 

Dow invests in total rewards programs to help you manage all aspects of you: your pay, your health, your life, your future, and your career.  You bring your background, talent and perspective to work every day. Dow rewards that commitment by investing in your total wellbeing.  

Here are just a few highlights of what you would be offered as a Dow employee: 

  • Equitable and market-competitive base pay and bonus opportunity across our global markets, along with locally relevant incentives. 
  • Benefits and programs to support your physical, mental and emotional well-being, to help you get the care you need...when you need it. 
  • Competitive retirement program that may include company-provided benefits, savings opportunities, financial planning and educational resources to help you achieve your long term financial-goals. 
  • Become a Dow shareholder through various employee stock programs.
  • Opportunities to learn and grow through training and mentoring, work experiences, community involvement and team building. 
  • Workplace culture empowering role-based flexibility to maximize personal productivity and balance personal needs. 
  • Global Paid Time Off (PTO) policies:
    • Paid time off for new parents (birthing and non-birthing, including adoptive and foster parents).  
    • ​Paid time off to care for family members who are sick or injured.  
    • Paid time off to support volunteering and Employee Resource Group’s (ERG) participation. 


Join our team, we can make a difference together. 


About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) is one of the world’s leading materials science companies, serving customers in high-growth markets such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer applications. Our global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation, leading business positions and commitment to sustainability enable us to achieve profitable growth and help deliver a sustainable future. We operate manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employ approximately 35,900 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $45 billion in 2023. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. ​​​​Learn more about us and our ambition to be the most innovative, customer-centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company in the world by visiting www.dow.com.



As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to equal opportunities in employment.  We encourage every employee to bring their whole self to work each day to not only deliver more value, but also have a more fulfilling career. Further information regarding Dow's equal opportunities is available on www.dow.com.

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