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Advanced Field Service Engr

Company: Honeywell
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Innovate to solve the world's most important challenges

The future is what you make it.

When you join Honeywell, you become a member of our global team of thinkers, innovators, dreamers and doers who make the things that make the future.

UOP, a Honeywell company headquartered in Des Plaines, Illinois, is a leading international licensor of processing technology and supplier of engineering services, catalysts and adsorbents, equipment, specialty materials and digital solutions for the global refining, gas processing and petrochemical industries. With more than a century of leadership in hydrocarbon processing technologies, UOP has led six revolutions in technology that transformed our industry. For more information visit
Drive the development of on-site installation, servicing and repair processes of complex equipment and systems. You will provide technical presentations to an audience of customers, other industry peers and competitors. You will drive revision and correction of work instructions and customer-facing training guides used by field installation specialists. You will drive continuous improvement initiatives in the processes related to field services and product development. You will lead cross-functional groups to quickly fix any administrative difficulties relating to delivery and installation of proper equipment. You will act as an escalation point for Field Service Specialists, Service Engineers, and other stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities
Visiting customer refineries, chemical plants or fabrication shops for the purpose of assessing the mechanical integrity of the process equipment and verifying conformance to Honeywell UOP, customer and code specifications.

Physical inspection requiring climbing up, crawling through and walking on pressure vessels, storage tanks and piping either at the process plant or in fabrication shops. During plant turnarounds inspectors assess equipment condition, issue repair recommendations, verify suitable completion of the repairs, and forecast future repairs or replacement of equipment. Shop inspections of equipment occur during all stages of fabrication to ensure compliance to UOP Standard Specifications, customer requirements, engineering specifications and all applicable industry codes. Each inspector writes their own report using UOP's computer generated forms on a supplied laptop computer. Effective presentation of results to the customer at meetings is frequently required.

This position requires extensive travel that include locations throughout the world. Assignments generally last from 1-6 weeks, with no return home during that time normally available. Work hours during an assignment are typically six days per week, 10 hours per day, but can be 12-hour days, seven days a week. Night shifts and holiday coverage are also a possibility.

--- Mechanical Engineering degree / API-510 Pressure Vessel Inspector certification
--- 5+ years minimum experience with direct involvement in refinery or chemical plant inspection, maintenance turnarounds or shutdowns.

--- Basic understanding of UOP Refining & Petrochemical processes and technologies and be familiar with the following: TEMA, ASME, API, ASTM, AWS and AISI codes. Understanding of the basic principles of corrosion, metallurgy and materials of construction, welding procedures, refractory selection and application procedures, etc.
Honeywell UOP Inspection Senior Manager will verify employee training and certifications are kept up to date by visiting the appropriate web site for verification.
--- Honeywell UOP Inspection Services allows each inspector to expense off the costs of required continuous training, Re-certifications and/or new additional certifications.
--- For the first year a new inspector works in the Honeywell UOP Inspection Services Group they will be teamed up with either a Senior or Lead Inspector on most of assignments given to them.
This will insure that they have the basic understanding of our culture, how we handle the customer (both internal and external), obtain basic understanding of our reporting systems, understand the importance of correct and timely expense and time reporting and understanding of our safety culture and training requirements.
--- Continuous LMS training regarding all UOP Technologies.
--- Continuous HSE/Safety training, renewed as required.
--- API, AWS or other qualifications/certifications must be kept up on a 3-year basis to verify continued participation in the inspection field and passing of a test that includes your basic knowledge and any changes made in the codes since your last certification.

Attend quarterly Honeywell UOP Group meetings where we discuss Safety/HSE, Technical Topics and findings from current Inspection Activities.

A data base of the different UOP Technologies the inspector has supported will be maintained along with the type of site support that was given for each year of service. This could include, but would not be limited to, turnaround, shutdowns, damage assessment support, turnaround planning support, turnaround workshop support, training support and fabrication shop inspection support.

Additional Internationally recognized certifications that would-be a plus would be as follows;
- API 570 Piping Inspector - API 653 Above Ground Storage Tank Inspector
- API 571 Corrosion and Materials Professional
- API 577 Welding Inspection and Metallurgy Professional
- API 580 Risk Based Inspection Professional
- API 936 Refractory Quality Control Professional
- AWS CWI American Welding Society Certified Welding Inspector
- NBIC National Board Inspection Code (Fired and Un-Fired Pressure Vessels & Boilers


Additional Information

JOB ID: HRD174574
Category: Customer Experience
Location: 50 E Algonquin Rd,Des Plaines,Illinois,60017-5016,United States
Global (ALL)
Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.

Keywords: Honeywell, Des Plaines , Advanced Field Service Engr, Other , Des Plaines, Illinois

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