Process Control Applications Engineer


Billings, MT, US

Company:  ExxonMobil


About us


At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.


The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 


We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.

About Billings Refinery


The Billings refinery is located in Lockwood, Montana – a suburb of Billings, the energy, health care and financing hub of Montana.  The Billings refinery is a key supplier of refined petroleum products to the Northern Plains states.  Completed in 1949, the Billings refinery employs about 320 people and has 80-100 contractors on site. The refinery has a capacity to process 60,000 barrels of crude oil a day, which amounts to about 400 million gallons of gasoline and 200 million gallons of diesel per year.


Learn more about what we do at the Billings refinery here


What role you will play in our team


We are looking for a Process Control engineer to provide process control engineering support at the Billings refinery in Billings, Montana.   

What you will do


  • Maintain and modify existing process control applications and operator interfaces
  • Identify and install new applications and interfaces to increase process safety, operability and profitability
  • Provide process control support during project development, installation and start-up

About you


We are looking for someone who has a strong process engineering background and has the following qualifications:


Skills and Qualifications


  • MS/BS Chemical Engineer or equivalent degree
  • Knowledge of refinery, ethylene or aromatics processing technologies
  • Demonstrated experience with regulatory and advanced control technologies 
  • Experience with DMC or Real-Time Optimizers
  • Knowledge of Honeywell TDS, Experion or Foxboro process control systems
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and stakeholders
  • Excellent trouble-shooting skills


Preferred Qualifications/ Experience


  • Knowledge of Honeywell TDC 3000 process control system (site’s current control system)
  • Demonstrated work experience in a refinery

Your Benefits


An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last. Our commitment to you runs deep: our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance, and life.


We offer you: 


  • Pension Plan: Enrollment is automatic and at no cost to you. The basic benefit is a monthly annuity to be paid to you in retirement for the rest of your life
  • Savings Plan: You can contribute between 6% and 20% of your pay and are encouraged to enroll right away. If you contribute at least 6% to your savings plan, the Company will contribute a 7% match
  • Workplace Flexibility: We have several programs such as “Flex your Day”, providing ad-hoc flexibility around when and where you work, as well as longer-term programs such as leaves of absence and part-time work
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Culture of Health: Programs and resources to support your wellbeing
  • Employee Health Advisory Program: Provides confidential professional counseling for you and your family, including tools and resources promoting mental health and resiliency at no additional cost to you 
  • Disability Plan: Income replacement for when you cannot work due to illness or injury occurring on or off the job. Enrollment is automatic and at no cost to you


More information on our Company’s benefits can be found at


Please note benefits may be changed from time to time without notice, subject to applicable law.

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Nearest Major Market: Billings
Nearest Secondary Market: Montana

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