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Marine Terminal Engineer


Houston, TX, US

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Summary

The Marine Terminal Engineer, as part of the ExxonMobil Research & Engineering’s Specialized Engineering Division, has the responsibility to provide technical and engineering support to its global sites.  The position is for an experienced Marine Terminal Engineer who will be located at the ExxonMobil Houston Campus in Spring, Texas.

Primary Job Functions

  • Perform engineering planning and assessments of marine facilities, including berthing, mooring, cargo-handling, fire protection, pollution prevention and other facilities
  • Assist in commissioning and troubleshooting of new structures and equipment
  • Perform operational assessments to assist facilities with risk management activities and assuring compliance with industry/company standards
  • Conduct mooring and berthing engineering evaluations to define Vessel Acceptance Criteria, mooring requirements and Environmental Operating Limits
  • Provide post incident response to terminals for continued operations
  • Participate in development of company/industry standards. Interpret and explain company practices and industry standards and how they apply to ongoing operation of facilities and projects 
  • Provide interface with business units, regulatory agencies, and industry organizations
  • This position requires domestic and international travel

Job Requirements

  • B.S. Civil/Structural Engineering 
  • M.S. degree in civil engineering or in a marine related discipline will be an advantage
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant industry experience
  • Candidate should have solid technical and analytical skills and be self-motivated and focused on achieving business results
  • Candidate must have strong communication skills and be a team player with demonstrated leadership experiencea

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Prior experience in a technical position within a manufacturing plant is preferred
  • Candidates who have a background in engineering areas such as those below and who can quickly adapt their skills will be strongly considered 
  • Relevant knowledge and experience includes the following: 
    • Knowledge of key industry guidelines for marine such as OCIMF and PIANC
    • Experience in performing mooring analysis and fender design
    • Capable of reading and interpreting drawings and specifications for typical marine terminal components (cargo transfer systems, mooring, fenders, gangways, etc.)
    • Experience with sizing and lay out of marine terminal structures and facilities based on ship/shore interface requirements (e.g., ship size, effective mooring layouts, gangway and loading arm or hose operating envelopes, etc.)
    • Experience in design and construction of shore berths
    • Experience in assessing existing operations including procedures/facilities is a plus


Alternate Location: United States : Houston, Texas 

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: Houston

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