Roles & Responsibilities

  • Develops and/or approves stationary equipment repair plans, rerates, & modifications related to expense and capital projects in their area.
  • Performs fitness for service evaluations per API, ASME or applicable industry guidelines/standards, including level 1 & 2 evaluations per API-579.
  • Subject matter expert for other assessment tools within the MI program, including RAT (bundle retube analysis tool), RvIFT (relief valve interval tool).
  • Leads EDRM (Equipment Deficiency Risk Assessment) teams, which includes development of an initial assessment memo, a remediation plan, tracking of action items, and EDRM closure.
  • Performs bolted joint calculations and select gaskets for planning.
  • Participates in corporate technical teams.
  • Provides technical support to both operations and maintenance.
  • Works closely with Unit Inspector(s) to troubleshoot stationary equipment issues and review Inspection & Testing Plans for piping / equipment repairs or new installations.
  • Reviews requests for installation of Leak Repair Devices, such as bolted engineered enclosures, composite wraps, valves body injections, etc.
  • Leads the development of technical assessment packages for hot taps, stopples, line freezes, welding on live equipment, etc.
  • Develops and maintains specific procedures, programs, and methods to ensure unit needs are met and maintained.
  • Reviews the design of furnaces, boilers, heaters, flares, burners, refractory, insulation, high temperature materials, tanks, exchangers, vessels and piping.
  • Support Turnarounds through engineering package reviews, execution and scope development during discovery.
  • Leads or participates in incident investigations and root cause failure analysis.
  • Mentors less experienced engineers and co-ops.

Min. Qualifications

  • This position requires: B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 4 years of work experience in the refining/petrochemical industry.
  • Proven proficiency in stationary equipment fabrication standards (ASME), inspection codes (API, NBIC), and recommended practices.
  • The following certifications are desirable: API 510, API 570
  • Strong interpersonal leadership skills are critical due to the requirement for effective communication of complex issues across the organization as well as for mentoring and consensus building.
  • Must obtain and maintain a Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC)

Preferred Qualifications

  • 6 years of work experience in the refining/petrochemical industry


  • Builds effective teams
  • Collaborates
  • Cultivates innovation
  • Customer focus
  • Demonstrates courage
  • Drives results
  • Ensures accountability
  • Instills trust and exemplifies integrity