Roles & Responsibilities

  • Monitor equipment performance and make improvement recommendations
  • Apply data analysis techniques to develop engineering solutions to repetitive failures and other problems that adversely affect plant operations including capacity, quality, cost, safety, environmental, and regulatory compliance issues
  • Consult with peers at the site and across the company
  • Provide technical support/expertise within your discipline in the design and installation stages of projects for new assets and modification of existing assets to minimize life cycle cost and maximize asset availability
  • Lead or participate in incident investigations and root cause analysis
  • Roles & Responsibilities (cont.)
  • Systematically define, design, develop, monitor, and refine an asset maintenance plan that includes:
  • Value-added preventive maintenance tasks
  • Effective utilization of predictive and other non-destructive testing methodologies designed to identify and isolate inherent reliability problems
  • Apply value analysis to repair/replace, repair/redesign and make/buy decisions
  • Participate in interdisciplinary reliability improvement teams to guide efforts to ensure reliability and maintainability of equipment, processes, utilities, controls, and safety systems.
  • Provide technical support within your discipline to production, maintenance, project, and process engineering groups

Min. Qualifications

  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 4 years relevant experience in the refining, petrochemical, chemical process, or power generation industries is preferred.
  • 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.
  • The successful candidate must exhibit an understanding of business drivers, management of change requirements, reliability processes, and maintenance workflow.
  • The successful candidate must have strong commitment to safety, a high level of personal integrity, and dedication to conducting business in an ethical way.

Preferred Qualifications

  • The individual must have or develop basic proficiency in the following areas:
  • Rotating Equipment (e.g., pumps, turbines, centrifugal and reciprocating compressors, blowers and gearboxes)
  • Machinery diagnostics, troubleshooting and repair
  • Predictive (PdM) and preventive Maintenance (PM) concepts
  • Component failure analysis
  • Reliability engineering concepts
  • Reliability data analysis techniques
  • Basic understanding of industry codes and standards (e.g., ASME, API, ANSI)
  • Project management
  • Ability to apply computer software tools (SAP and Meridium are a plus)