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Condition Monitoring Technician

Advertiser
BP International Ltd
Reference
90438BR
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Energy & Manufacturing
Location
Whiting
Salary
Competitive
Expiry Date
20/06/2018 15:46:00
We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day.

Job Description

The Rotating Equipment Condition Monitoring Technician is a member of the Rotating Equipment Engineering Group which consists of Engineers and Technicians. The team is accountable for the Life Cycle Management of the refinery's rotating equipment. The Whiting Business Unit Rotating Equipment Group is accountable for building a track record of leading performance in many areas and is embarking on making a step change improvement in plant availability.

Jointly responsible, with the Rotating Equipment Engineer, for the development of Life Cycle Management Plans and reliability improvement strategies for assigned rotating equipment.

  • Responsible for the day to day health monitoring on assigned rotating equipment; work with Engineering, Operations and Maintenance to resolve identified issues.
  • Collection, maintenance, and analysis of equipment health monitoring information on assigned rotating equipment.
  • Maintenance of all vibration monitoring hardware and computer software on assigned rotating equipment.
  • Analyze vibration, bearing temperature and other rotating equipment health data and recommend solutions to resolve availability issues.
  • Ensure integrity of vibration trips to allow for safe operation.
  • Provide technical support and problem solving skills to address rotating equipment availability issues.
  • Shares, consults with other REG personnel concerning best practices, troubleshooting, recommendations and QC.
  • Work jointly with Asset, Maintenance and Availability teams to improve equipment availability.
  • Interact with operations, maintenance, TAR and inspection personnel to resolve availability issues.
  • Support mechanical integrity activities for rotating equipment and compliance targets across the asset areas.
  • Conduct routine equipment health audits on assigned rotating equipment and drive resolution on identified deficiencies.
  • Jointly responsible, with the Rotating Equipment Engineer for the development of reliability improvement strategies for assigned rotating equipment.
  • Troubleshooting cylinder lubrication systems on critical reciprocating compressors.
  • Balancing of rotating equipment as needed.
  • Support and drive continual refreshing of technology to ensure monitoring equipment remains consistent with Industry standards, BP corporate specifications and Industry Best Practices.
  • Work with the REG Superintendent to pursue capital as needed for group equipment.
  • Performs facility lubrication oil testing program tasks per "WBU Rotating Equipment Lubrication Management Program"Jointly responsible, with the Rotating Equipment Engineer, for the development of Life Cycle Management Plans for assigned rotating equipment.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Vibration Institute Technician Level I or equal certification (minimum).



  • Minimum of 4 years previous experience in a petrochemical plant, refinery or power plant facility.
  • Machinist, machinery monitoring experience preferred.
 
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