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Materials Engineer


Baton Rouge, LA, US

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary

The Plant Materials Engineer will provide the manufacturing facility with technical expertise related to materials selection, identifying potential degradation modes and estimating the likelihood of failure, and developing inspection or monitoring plans for fixed equipment (i.e. tanks, piping, vessels).

Job Role Responsibilities

Job incumbents will be responsible for identifying long-term improvement opportunities, implementing technologies to improve plant profitability, and monitoring the plant for changing conditions which may impact inspection plans or the rate at which equipment needs to be replaced.  Other responsibilities may include leading development activities for plant personnel who are not as specialized and participating in Networks (i.e. providing support to or developing best practices working with other sites via phone, email, or in person).

Job Role Requirements

  • Successful candidates will have familiarity with API inspection codes (e.g. API 510, 570, 580 & 653), typical equipment degradation modes (e.g. API 571), typical plant equipment functionality or design (e.g. heat exchangers, reactors, furnaces, etc.), welding (e.g. API 582) and fabrication, and material properties and limitations. In addition, candidates should have competent computer, planning, communication and prioritization skills.
  • 2+ years work experience associated with materials and inspection in the petrochemical industry is required.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSAs)

Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Materials Engineering preferred (Mechanical Engineering degree acceptable).


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ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Nearest Major Market: Baton Rouge

Job Segment: Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Materials Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Engineering

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