Senior E&I Maintenance Engineer



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Up to USD0.00 per year

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Branch Information

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



Job Description

Overview Leads and drives the site's electrical and instrumentation maintenance and reliability programs which includes power up to 13KV. Supports capital project design and estimation through new equipment specification. Works with both production and maintenance to improve instrumentation reliability and accuracy. Monitors and tracks equipment for end-of-life upgrade or replacement. For criticality equipment, works with maintenance to ensure adequate procedures, PMs, spare parts and technician training. Works with stakeholders to have approved primary suppliers for both on/off site repairs and project work. Typically works under limited supervision. Responsibilities

* Attends daily Tier meetings to understand the site's operational issues and to report status of return to standard and/or continuous improvement activities relating to E&I.

* Leads related maintenance safety and environmental compliance initiatives.

* Identifies opportunities for equipment upgrade due to obsolescence or poor performance and drives capital projects appropriately.

* Leads research and deployment of new E&I technologies where applicable to achieve safety or business goals.

* Leads predictive & preventative instrumentation and electrical programs.

* Develops specifications for new or revised equipment to match required process application performance.

* Provide technical support to operations, maintenance and capital projects as needed.

* Owns the predictive/preventive maintenance programs for electrical systems which include MCCs, switch racks, breakers, starters, transformers, and power distribution both in tray and underground.

* Direct and coordinate manufacturing, installation, maintenance, support, documentation, and testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes, regulations and end user requirements.

* Ensures conformance to design, equipment specifications and compliance with operational and safety standards.

* Creates and updates relevant maintenance procedures as required.

* Based on asset criticality, determines stock and non-stock spare parts.

* Works with the drafting group to ensure E&I drawings are kept accurate.

* Coordinates and directs E&I contractors.

* Work with stakeholders on scope development and equipment specification for capital projects.

* Owns the training program for required electrical safety training.

* Provides guidance to the maintenance technicians on troubleshooting and resolving difficult problems. Qualifications

* The successful candidate will have a well demonstrated past performance in meeting the listed responsibilities. In addition, he/she must be able to work well with others on a daily basis as part of a cohesive technical team. Since this is a senior level position, a minimum of routine detailed oversite is expected. Education & Experience

* Degree in Electrical Engineering

* Applicable experience in the duties defined above in a chemical or refinery plant.