Reliability Engineer



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Up to USD0.00 per year

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Houston Engineering - (USA) SPACES CityCentre One 800 Town & Country Boulevard TX Houston , TX 77024



Job Description


Responsible for providing plant equipment maintenance strategies, systems and engineering advice to allow the Maintenance Department to cost effectively achieve plant availability and reliability requirements, comply with all relevant and statutory legislation and meet the requirements of all internal standards and procedures.

Responsible for ensuring equipment is properly designed, selected and installed based on a life-cycle philosophy of an asset. Collaborates with Operations personnel in troubleshooting problems from a mechanical perspective and provides guidance and training as appropriate to promote proper operation and maintenance of pressure vessels, storage tanks and piping systems. Maintains and improves plant reliability through identifying/correcting operational reliability opportunities. Collaborates with Maintenance and Reliability groups to identify and correct bad actors, drive root cause failure analysis, meet mechanical integrity requirements and implement preventive/predictive maintenance programs. Provide expertise for turnarounds from a mechanical operations perspective. Helps to set strategies, schedules, objectives, manage scope and operational services as requested. Accountable for documentation of files, records, databases and drawings to meet requirements utilizing other functional groups as applicable. Accountable for creating preventative maintenance plans. Validate the frequencies and required time needed to complete PM work, with assistance from the appropriate personnel (i.e., Planners, Craft Supervisors, etc.), and enter in Maximo. Serves as the focal point for developing and monitoring Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for the Maintenance department. Ensures that equipment is performing effectively and efficiently. Establishes and monitors program for critical equipment analysis and condition monitoring techniques. Reviews deficiencies noted during corrective maintenance activities to continually evaluate the effectiveness of preventative and predictive maintenance programs. Provides technical guidance for Maximo usage to ensure the type and amount of data collected meets the needs of the plant maintenance strategy. Maintains and advises on the use and disposition of stock items, tool crib and rental equipment to ensure the right parts and resources are available at the right time. Promotes equipment standardization to reduce the amount of needed spare parts, amount of training necessary and reduce the maintenance budget. Consults with Maintenance Technicians on technical problems including advanced troubleshooting and equipment redesign. Ensures compliance with all applicable pressure equipment, pipeline and statutory requirements. Assists with the development of the long-term maintenance strategy for the USA LLC assets. Facilitates investigation to determine root cause of failure for serious, major and potentially major reliability incidents. Develops and maintains equipment repair, inspection, construction and selection standards. Reviews engineering design packages to ensure all maintenance requirements are met. Provides input into the capital and major maintenance plan.

BS Engineering, ME preferred; or other relevant Engineering discipline. 5 yrs exp with large static equipment (Vessels, Heat Exchangers). 5 years Maintenance/Reliability Engineering experience. Experience with development and implementation of Maintenance Equipment Strategies. Experience with Predictive and Preventative Maintenance Programs. Basic AutoCAD or any other tool to develop drafting. Experience with Root Cause Analysis.