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Unit Maintenance Engineer - Instrumentation/Electri

BP International Ltd
Contract Type
Texas City
Expiry Date
01/12/2017 14:44:00

Job Description

The primary responsibilities of the Unit Maintenance Engineer (UME) are to provide technical support to the operating units and maintenance craftsmen, to address short-term reliability problems, to participate in root cause failure analysis and to provide turnaround support. The UME will also support the Senior Discipline Engineer/Specialists with the implementation of long term reliability plans and manage small capital and plant expense projects.

  • Monitor operation of equipment in assigned areas on a routine basis and address emerging issues.
  • Monitor fixed and rotating equipment performance and operation; identify causes of unreliability and propose solutions to meet site goals.
  • Provide technical support for routine fixed and rotating 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 mechanical design and issue job notes and construction packages for implementation.
  • Provide mechanical 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.
  • Participate in formal root cause failure analyses.
  • Identify turnaround 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.
  • Create/revise maintenance procedures, as necessary.
  • Adhere to the MOC process for field/shop modifications and operating parameter changes.
  • Provide assistance to the Maintenance Hourly Trainer for craft training.
  • Assist with training Operation personnel on modifications to equipment.
  • Work with Optimization Engineers and Reliability Engineer to reach agreement on causes of unreliability.
  • Provide input into the reliability forecast for assigned units to include potential risks to the forecast.
  • Work with operations, production planning and maintenance to identify opportunities for implementation of problem solutions.
  • Participate in incident investigations.
  • Communicate the job scope to Maintenance Job Reps for contract work.
  • Complete special projects as requested.
  • Understand how the work of the Reliability Team affects the environment. Support your area to minimize impact on the environment. Support the site Environmental Management System (EMS).
  • Uphold BP's commitment to health, safety, and security. Support your area to uphold BP's HSSE policy. Support the site Local Operating Management System (LOMS).

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering required.
  • Must have excellent communication skills in English

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

BP International Ltd