Equipment Engineer


Ridgefield, CT

Industry: Energy / Alternative


5 - 7 years

Posted 263 days ago

  by    Mary Rini

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We are currently seeking an Equipment Engineer with the ambition and ability to achieve excellent results and find innovative solutions in a highly technical and growing industry. 


The Equipment Engineer will be responsible for design, selection, operation and maintenance of various types of process equipment. With minimal support, the Equipment Engineer will work with multi-disciplinary teams on new projects, contributing technically and using product development experience. This position will manage multiple projects simultaneously.

?        Specifies and evaluates process equipment, including, but not limited to, turbines, pumps, blowers, compressors, and other

plant equipment in compliance with international codes and standards, project specifications, and general specifications prevalent in gas applications.

?        Coordinates with Supplier Technical Representatives and Design Engineering to resolve Technical Issues.

?        Reviews, edits, understands and complies with all regulatory and facility safety procedures. 

?        Conducts vibration analysis of rotating equipment.

?        Monitors performance of existing power plants for responsible equipment performance issues and executes timely root cause/corrective action studies and reports results.

 ?        Reviews water, oil, and waste water analysis and writes formal reports.

?        Works with suppliers to specify, develop, and qualify equipment / designs for plant systems with emphasis on cost and performance requirements.

?        Coordinates and conducts periodic supplier meetings to review design effort status and drive completion.

?        Provides support or creates RFI?s (Request For information), NCR?s (Non-Compliance Reports), DVP&R?s (Design Verification Plan & Report), DPP?s (Design Project Plan), ECR?s (Engineering Change Request), ECO?s (Engineering Change Order) and SWO?s (Work orders).

?        Prepares requisition packages and performs technical bid evaluations for the assigned equipment, including but not limited to compressor and blower skids.

?        Provides assistance and advice during procurement, contracting, construction and commissioning activities to ensure project deliverables meet project requirements on time and within budget.

?        Interacts with the Quality team to ensure all project equipment is fabricated and tested to the specified requirements.

?        Supports site installations activities when needed to ensure proper systems startup and recommends design changes to eliminate system faults.

?        Prepares detailed equipment data sheets and works with Mechanical Designers to complete the fabrication drawings. Engineer is responsible for the drawings prepared by the Mechanical Designers.

?        Provides technical support to other departments within the company on any pressure vessel related issues.

?        Performs other tasks as assigned



Education: A minimum BS degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or related EngineeringDegree from an accredited college or university.


Experience: Minimum 5+ years of experience in a relevant industry (Power Generation, Chemical, Pulp & Paper, etc.); Professional Engineer (PE) certification is a ?plus?.


The candidate will have / be:

?        Well-rounded hands-on engineer with track record of being able to fill multiple roles and work on varied projects from concept to detailed engineering fabrication.

?        Prior working experience with turbines, pumps, blowers and compressors

?        Working knowledge of ASME PTC- 8.2 Centrifugal Pumps and AMCA 803-02- Industrial Process/Power Generation Fans

?        Understanding of ANSI/AMCA 204-05 Balance Quality and Vibration Levels for Fans

?        Familiarity with Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) plans, emergency response plans (ERP), air and/or waste water permits.

?        Excellent written and communication skills required for interfacing with other design disciplines, clients, contractors, vendors, field personnel, etc.

?        Experience in reviewing supplier calculations, drawings, P&IDs and other documents required for fabrication of equipment

?        Capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered, coupled with strong analytical and problem solving skills

?        Prior experience in water chemistry for boilers and cooling towers, waste water permits, etc.

?        Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

?        Experience with AutoCAD and Inventor is a ?plus?