The Instrument and Electrical Engineer is experienced and knowledgeable in the design and maintenance of instrumentation, control Systems, and low voltage electrical systems. The role is part of the Reliability Group supporting continuous improvement in asset availability and plant performance at the PO/TBA manufacturing site. Working in a team environment, it carries responsibility for implementing reliability best practices, developing and optimizing preventive maintenance tasks, and supporting maintenance activities. The position interacts with other technical groups on site (process engineering, capital project, and maintenance groups), corporate technical networks and peers, and vendors/suppliers as needed to resolve problems and improve plant safety and reliability performance. This is a direct hire position with competitive base salary, bonus, 401K matching, generous benefits package, pension plan, and employee discounts.
Roles & Responsibilities
Monitor equipment performance and make improvement recommendations
Apply data analysis techniques to develop engineering solutions to repetitive failures and other problems that adversely affect plant operations including safety, environmental, capacity, quality, cost, and regulatory compliance issues
Consult with peers at the site and across the company
Provide technical support/expertise within your discipline in the design and installation stages of projects for new assets and modification of existing assets to minimize life cycle cost and maximize asset availability
Participate in the development of criteria for and the evaluation of equipment and technical service providers.
Lead and participate in incident investigations and root cause analysis
Manage risk to the achievement of an organizations strategic objectives in the areas of environmental health and safety, asset capability, quality, and production
Systematically define, design, develop, monitor, and refine an asset maintenance plan that includes:
Value-added preventive maintenance tasks
Effective utilization of predictive condition monitoring and other non-destructive testing methodologies to proactively identify potential reliability issues
Apply value analysis to repair/replace/redesign decisions
Provide technical support to production, maintenance, project, and process engineering groups
A Bachelor s degree in Electrical Engineering or other applicable discipline from an accredited university
3 years minimum relevant experience in instrumentation and electrical systems design, installation, and maintenance in the refining, petrochemical, chemical process, or power generation industries
Ability to drive continuous safety and reliability improvements in equipment installations and work processes
Ability to manage multiple/changing priorities
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing with internal and external clients
Strong commitment to safety, a high level of personal integrity, and dedication to conducting business in an ethical way
Basic proficiency in the following areas with the ability to develop into a subject matter expert in particular areas:
Knowledge of industry codes and standards (i.e. IEEE, ISA, NFPA, NEC)
Instrumentation and measurement technology
Low voltage power distribution and controls
PLC maintenance and programming
Analyzers and sample systems
Reliability data analysis
RCM based Predictive and Preventive Maintenance strategies
Ability to apply computer software tools (SAP, Microsoft Office, Meridium, ExSILentia)
Builds effective teams:Collaborates:Cultivates innovation:Customer focus:Demonstrates courage:Drives results:Ensures accountability:Instills trust and exemplifies integrity:
Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.
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