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Maintenance Engineer – Instrumentation/Electrical

Contract Type
Energy & Manufacturing
Expiry Date
The primary responsibilities of the Unit Maintenance Engineer – Instrumentation/Electrical will provide technical support to the operating units and maintenance craftsmen

Job Description

This position will be based at the Texas City Chemical plant.

  • Monitor operation of equipment in assigned areas on a routine basis and address emerging issues.
  • Monitor the performance and operation of instrument/electrical equipment from MCC through the unit;
  • Identify causes of unreliability and propose solutions to meet site goals.
  • Provide technical support for instrument/electrical equipment maintenance work.
  • Provide technical support for all emergency/after-hours work that requires troubleshooting and scope definition.
  • Identify cost savings opportunities for assigned areas.
  • Perform instrument/electrical design and issue construction packages for implementation.
  • Provide instrument/electrical design review on the Front End Loading stages of Capital Expenditure projects to insure that final product meets site philosophy.
  • Manage Plant Expense Projects and small capital projects (<$100k) using the Capital Value Process.
  • Lead/conduct formal root cause failure analysis.
  • Identify turnaro und scope for assigned areas.
  • Review/develop scope for critical turnaround jobs.
  • Support turnaround field work to ensure quality and compliance with construction packages.
  • Support unit startups for critical equipment after major equipment repairs.
  • Participate in Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) for MOC’s and unit revalidations.
  • Trend equipment reliability in assigned area and issue monthly report.
  • Assist with the development/updates of maintenance procedures.
  • Adhere to the MOC process for field/shop modifications and operating parameter changes.
  • Provide assist to the Maintenance Hourly Trainer for craft training.
  • Assist with training Operation personnel on modifications to equipment.
  • Lead Monthly reliability meetings with unit asset superintendents, unit optimization engineers, maintenance craft and production planning.

Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering.

3+ years of experience as a maintenance/reliability engineer in a plant environment.

  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office (i.e., Excel) and computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS).
  • Planning: Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and project; breaks down work into the process steps; develops schedule and task; measure performance against goals; evaluates results.
  • Priority Setting: Spends time and the time of others on what’s important; quickly zeros in on the critical few and puts the trivial many aside; eliminates roadblocks.
  • Problem Solving: Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; can see hidden problems; looks beyond obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answers.
  • Teamwork: Actively builds networks to enhance effectiveness in delivering objectives; shares knowl edge
  • Quality of Work Output: Exceptional quality of service provided in terms of errors, waste, and rework; Required to meet high standards.