Roles & Responsibilities

  • Support and participate in the site’s safety programs
  • Troubleshoot issues with mechanical equipment (pressure vessels, heat exchangers, reciprocating and centrifugal compressors, pumps, gearboxes, blowers, turbogenerators, boilers)
  • Conduct investigations to determine root cause of equipment failures, complete and close findings as required
  • Lead or participate in site reliability improvement teams which identify, prioritize, and resolve leveraging maintenance / reliability / production issues
  • Assist in the development of the yearly maintenance budget and program spending plans
  • Provide technical/engineering specifications for design of new and inspection/repair of exiting pieces of mechanical equipment
  • Provide support to establish adequate spare parts and preventative maintenance tasks on equipment
  • Provide planning support for major machinery overhauls, equipment replacement, specifying scope of required work and technical details to ensure successful execution
  • Mentor engineers, specialists, and technicians and provide training in the area of mechanical equipment operation and repair
  • Develop and maintain site systems and procedures to implement corporate engineering and operational excellence standards
  • Execute site Capital projects per corporate project management process
  • Able to travel approximately once per quarter

Min. Qualifications

  • This position requires: B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in refining or petrochemical plant industry, 10 years preferred
  • Must demonstrate a working knowledge of all applicable engineering and inspection

codes/standards and their application (API, ASME, ANSI, PIP)

  • A thorough knowledge of operating processes, equipment, and materials of construction
  • General knowledge of project management, reliability engineering, and root cause analysis.

Experience with both fixed and rotating equipment is preferred.

  • Certified Vibration Analyst per ISO 18436-3 preferred


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