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Turnaround Planner



Flint Hills Resources is now hiring a Turnaround Planner at our Pine Bend Refinery in Rosemount, Minnesota. As Turnaround Planner you will be responsible for a range of responsibilities that includes planning, coordination, and safe work execution for small unit shutdowns, critical reliability work, and turnarounds. This role will execute the plans developed which include the areas of blinding, torquing, valves, miscellaneous pipework, exchangers, vessels, towers, PSV’s, and other refinery equipment. TA planners will also support the Operations Capability of planning related to “Ready for Maintenance” - decommissioning/de-inventory and chemical cleaning for shutdown and TA maintenance. Range of shutdown coordination will include the areas of boilers, sour water strippers, deaerators, wwtp systems, and smaller TA units.

Flint Hills Resources is a different kind of company, we are privately owned, work arrangement is a “4/10” schedule and our compensation philosophy is based on the value you create. Come realize your full potential and join our team!

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Developing small unit shutdown worklists, coordinating with operations and process engineering to develop shutdown plans, materials procurement, estimating, scheduling, work execution plans, manpower planning, cost controls/reporting
  • Complying with LDAR regulations, OSHA requirements, company safety & environmental risk profiles
  • Utilize safe work practice knowledge to deliver plans & execution coordination that supports competitiveness
  • Adhering to safe work practice policies
  • Maintain an efficient use of resources during all project phases through collaboration, communication, and strong critical thinking skills
  • Availability for unexpected overtime work as required, which may include nights, weekends and holidays, especially during the scheduled work execution throughout the year
  • Adhering to environmental regulations for the staging, execution and removal of chemical cleaning systems, de-inventory systems, and temporary waste storage/frac tanks

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Two (2) years’ or more of experience in roles of engineering, project management, construction management, maintenance, operations, or turnaround planning and execution
  • Experience of refinery equipment (i.e., Exchangers, vessels, heaters, and towers, pipe valve fitting)

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Leadership experience
  • Microsoft Project scheduling or other scheduling software
  • Planning and estimating background  
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Construction Management, or related discipline

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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