Embracing the vision that safety saves lives and quality saves jobs.Ref-Chem, L.P.

Ref-Chem is a premier contractor in heavy industrial construction, EPC and maintenance.

Ref-Chem, L.P.

Ref-Chem offers an inspiring and dynamic place to work. We encourage professional growth and provide supportive leadership.

At Ref-Chem, we offer high-quality engineering, procurement, construction execution for our customers’ diverse challenges. Since our founding in 1957, we’ve been committed to our employees, our safety culture and customer service. We form a partnership with our customers to provide them with custom solutions to exceed expectations.

We give our clients industry-leading solutions to help them succeed. It makes sense to adopt the same approach for our employees. Our industry-leading benefits package takes care of you so that you can focus on doing great work. From insurance and disability, to time off and wellness programs, it's our duty to look after your needs. As Ref-Chem expands and looks forward to the future, we want our employees to also be excited about their future, therefore, Ref-Chem provides multiple retirement options.

Ref-Chem is a premier contractor in heavy industrial construction, EPC and maintenance. Ref-Chem’s committed employees, integrity, superior safety record, proven performance and customer satisfaction make us the superior choice.

A trusted partner for 61 years, we specialize in projects for the petrochemical, chemical, oil and gas, air separation, minerals processing, power, cement, and manufacturing sectors. Ref-Chem is part of the Burns & McDonnell family of companies, all with a shared commitment to safety and customer service. Repeat customers make up about 80% of our business.

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Company Type


Top Products

  • Construction, Engineering, Procurement (EPC)
  • Maintenance and Plant Expansions
  • Revamps and Retrofits
  • In-Plant Contract Maintenance
  • Electrical & Instrumentation
  • Petrochemical, Chemical and Oil & Gas
  • Petroleum Refining
  • Air Separation
  • Minerals Processing
  • Power and Manufacturing

Social Impact

At Ref-Chem we support and encourage workforce development and craft training by investing in our employees and the future work force within our community. We facilitate economic growth of individuals in our community by providing career training and hands on/skills-based training. In addition, we partner with membership affiliations that provide scholarships to young men and women interested in a career path within industrial construction. As a team, Ref-Chem employees volunteer and support local charities, as well as participate in community events. Ref-Chem employees offer their time to many different causes, donate to blood banks and participate in local charity races. Through our corporate social responsibility programs, we give back to our city and community driving societal change and sustainability.

Houston Operations Center
3014 S. Sam Houston Pkwy. E
Houston, TX 77047
Houston Hiring Center
1819 Center Street
Deer Park, TX 77536
Odessa Operations Center
1128 S. Grandview
Odessa, TX 79761
Brownfield Operations Center
601 Seagraves Highway
Brownfield, TX 79316

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We are an industry safety leader with programs that help drive our 60% re-hire rate.

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