Senior Reliability Engineer

CoreTechs Direct  •  Pasadena, TX

11 - 15 years experience  •  Chemicals

$90K - 130K
Posted on 04/13/18 by Zina Brown
CoreTechs Direct
Pasadena, TX
11 - 15 years experience
Chemicals
$90K - 130K
Posted on 04/13/18 Zina Brown

Senior Reliability Engineer

Pasadena, Texas

The Position

In this role, you will provide technical advice and strategic support to maximize availability and optimize the life cycle costs of new and existing mechanical equipment systems and machinery.

  • Provide rotating equipment technical support to process engineering, project engineering, and other technical groups in the development and implementation of projects and plant revisions.
  • Assist the maintenance and engineering teams when troubleshooting rotating equipment problems.
  • Develop or review operating procedures for plant rotating equipment as needed.
  • Define process and mechanical safe operating limits for machinery.
  • Develop initiatives to improve process safety, reliability, and cost performance,
  • Lead or participate in root cause failure analysis, failure mode effective analysis or engineering studies to develop solutions for major or systemic problems.
  • Provide rotating equipment technical support to process engineering, project engineering, and other technical groups in the development and implementation of projects and plant revisions.
  • Assist in troubleshooting rotating equipment problems.
  • Maintain fixed equipment reliability tracking and performance data and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Assist in the development of less experienced personnel, and other Technical Staff such as Process Engineers.
  • Advocate applicable corporate and develop site-specific engineering standards.
  • Recommend design improvements to increase the reliability of equipment categorized as a bad actor.
  • Develop maintenance strategy for new installations and existing equipment as needed.
  • Develop engineering packages and overhaul procedures for major pieces of rotating equipment.
  • Evaluate deferral requests for inspections, repairs, preventive maintenance, and Turnaround
  • Perform economic evaluations as needed.
  • Act as a Project Manager for new capital projects for revamping and new projects as requested.
  • Support environmental compliance by evaluating data and studies as required.
  • No direct reports at this time, with demonstrated capabilities, supervision of maintenance department a strong possibility.
  • Perform various tasks that might be assigned by the Production Manager or Plant Manager.
  • Perform various Process Safety Management System duties including leading the preparation and completion of process hazard analyses or PHA
  • Abide by all HSE policies and guidelines.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience Required

  • A minimum of a BS in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical, PetroChemical, Petroleum, or similar
  • At least 10years of experience in chemical operations, Petrochem, Refinery or related experience
  • Strong interpersonal leadership skills for mentoring and consensus building.
  • Commitment to safety, personal integrity, and ethical business.
  • Strong business computer and software skills.
  • Strong written communication skills.

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