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Project Engineer

HF Sinclair

HF Sinclair

Anacortes, WA, USA
Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2023

Basic Function

Primarily responsible for managing refinery capital projects during front end loading (FEL) development through detailed design, procurement, construction, commissioning and turnover to operations.

Job Duties

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: (functions considered essential as defined by ADA) 


  • Manages 7 to 10 simultaneous projects with competing priorities in various phases on a wide variety of manufacturing processes in the refinery
  • Develops project scopes in collaboration with operations, discipline engineering, and business representatives
  • Facilitates project meetings to develop and review project scope, design criteria and drawings
  • Responsible for coordinating technical assurance activities with company subject matter experts
  • Drives the approval by the appropriate technical authority of equipment specification and drawings
  • Develops project cost estimates and schedules for each phase and for final funding
  • Maintains budgets and schedule forecast with assistance from project controls
  • Assists with development of equipment and material bid specifications, bid evaluation and selection
  • Ensures delivery of specified equipment by facilitating shop inspections and factory acceptance testing
  • Coordinates refinery personnel and contractors to assure that field activities are completed safely, on time, within budget and in accordance with the design requirements
  • Assist with start-up plans and procedures, provides technical support during start-up, supports training activities and assures documentation and knowledge transfer
  • Coordinate and or participate in the Management Of Change (MOC) Process, incident investigations, Process Hazard Analysis (PHA), and Pre-start up Safety Reviews (PSSR)


Special assignments or tasks assigned to the employee by their supervisor, as determined from time to time in their sole and complete discretion.


A minimum of five years progressive work experience in a technical role with some project management is required.




5-10 years of experience in project management working directly for an owner organization in a FEL staged gate project development process.

Education Level

A Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, or Chemical Engineering or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Required Skills

Technical expert in area of specialty. Advanced ability to stay abreast of new technology developments and processes and apply knowledge analytically. Strong knowledge of Microsoft products and commonly used engineering concepts and experience with engineering software. Familiarity with standards and practices of the specific discipline. Ability to effectively communicate with others, both written and verbal communication, advanced reading and writing skills, with the ability to perform advanced mathematical calculations.

Work Conditions

Office and plant based with up to 10% travel required.  Subject to varying weather conditions and required to work in all temperatures, including outdoors.

Physical Requirements

Job conditions require standing, walking, sitting, talking or hearing, making visual inspections, making precise hand and finger movements, lifting and/or carrying up to 50 lbs, climbing up to 200 ft, perceiving color differences,  required to wear personal protective equipment as needed and a respirator in emergency situations (beards not permitted), ability to operate and drive all assigned company vehicles at company standard insurance rates is essential, valid state driver's license and proof of insurance required. Job conditions may require twisting, stooping, crouching, kneeling, reaching or grasping.

Our One HF Sinclair Culture:

At HF Sinclair, we are united through our One HF Sinclair Culture, which is underpinned by our five core values of Safety, Integrity, Teamwork, Ownership and Inclusion. Developed to empower our people, our five core cultural values are at the heart of everything we do and extend to how we engage our stakeholders. These values influence our decisions, shape our behaviors and keep us connected across the entire organization.

We maintain a true Safety culture for our employees, communities, environments and customers. Our goal is to make sure everyone returns home safely each day. We have a long-standing commitment to Integrity and ethical behavior and do what is right for our employees, investors, communities and the environment. We encourage employees to Step Up and Stand Out by championing a culture of Teamwork and Ownership. We foster a culture of Inclusion by encouraging diversity of experiences, viewpoints and backgrounds. What makes each of us different, together makes us stronger.

About HF Sinclair Corporation

HF Sinclair Corporation ("HF Sinclair"), headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is an independent energy company that produces and markets high value light products such as gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, renewable diesel and other specialty products. HF Sinclair owns and operates refineries located in Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Wyoming, Washington and Utah and markets its refined products in 19 states principally in the Southwest U.S., the Rocky Mountains extending into the Pacific Northwest and in other neighboring Plains states. HF Sinclair supplies high quality fuels to more than 1,300 Sinclair branded stations and licenses the use of the Sinclair brand at more than 300 additional locations throughout the country. In addition, subsidiaries of HF Sinclair produce and market base oils and other specialized lubricants in the U.S., Canada and the Netherlands, and export products to more than 80 countries. Through its subsidiaries, HF Sinclair produces renewable diesel at two of its facilities in Wyoming. HF Sinclair also owns a 47% limited partner interest and a non-economic general partner interest in Holly Energy Partners, L.P., a master limited partnership that provides petroleum product and crude oil transportation, terminalling, storage and throughput services to the petroleum industry, including HF Sinclair subsidiaries.

Equal Opportunity Employer

HF Sinclair Corporation 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, age, disability, veteran status or any other prohibited ground of discrimination.


Salary Range:  The salary range includes the minimum and maximum base salary values.  A candidate's offer can vary depending on differentiating factors, including but not limited to education, training, or experience.

This position has a salary minimum of $89,200.00 and maximum of $195,100.00.