Posted: 04-19-2024


This position is responsible for leading, developing and directing a technical team to provide engineering support implementation of maintenance/reliability strategies and goals to maintain the mechanical integrity of plant process equipment. This position directs activities to minimize equipment failures through equipment design changes, reliability improvements, preventive/predictive maintenance programs and inspection strategies to achieve safe and reliabile operation of Synfuels plant equipment. In addition, this position manages, reviews and approves mechanical integrity programs and advises changes to engineering processes and documentation to maintain regulatory compliance requirements. \n\nJob Description:\n\n* Develop, direct, implement, and maintain an effective preventative/predictive maintenance program which includes periodic checks and inspections of plant process equipment.\n\n* Advise and review of plant engineering specifications, calculations, designs, and repairs to ensure design control with plant procedures and regulatory requirements. \n\n* Work with operations and maintenance on the development of equipment maintenance and operating strategies while providing technical input to ensure consistency of procedures.\n\n* Develop and maintain an effective corrosion monitoring program for piping and fixed equipment. \n\n* Provide technical guidance in the proper maintenance and operation of plant equipment. \n\n* Lead the mechanical integrity portion of the process safety management program. \n\n* Responsible for ensuring that equipment fabrications, modifications, and repairs meet respective code and jurisdictional requirements. \n\n* Coordinate activities with planning and maintenance to ensure the proper preventive maintenance practices and frequencies are documented and implemented to reduce maintenance costs. \n\n* Responsible for establishing inspection plans/programs for process equipment to ensure safe, efficient, and reliable operation. \n\n* Develop KPIs and metrics for specific assets and site-wide predictive maintenance programs. \n\n* Oversee maintaining of asset specification data in Fusion, Asset Suite, and APM, including inspection reports, reference documents, and critical spare parts. \n\n* Design programs/workflows and provide training to improve maintenance effectiveness. Collaborate with leadership and foster continuous improvement efforts toward improving workmanship quality and minimizing rework.\n\n* Maintain contacts with Engineering contractors, support staff, and other entities to support the plant in a safe and efficient manner. \n\n\nAchievement of accountabilities can be measured in the effectiveness of the Maintenance Engineering group in supporting the long-term operation of the facility by minimizing risk to employees and equipment, decreasing maintenance expenditures, and increasing asset utilization. \n\nThe position maintains internal communications with Operations, Maintenance, Engineering, Compliance, Health & Safety, and Environmental sections. External contacts include contract engineering and inspection personnel, consultants, construction contractors, and vendors.\n\nJob Requirements: \n\n* A four-year degree from an Engineering Accreditation Commission/Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (EAC/ABET) accredited engineering program and 6 years of related experience in the petrochemical or chemical industry. \n\n* Thorough understanding of engineering and inspection codes and standards, corrosion control concepts, material selection, equipment applications and performance, predictive and preventive maintenance techniques, and inspection methodology.\n\n* Ability to demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills. \n\n* Proficient with personal computers, Office 365, and AutoCAD. \n\n* Prior experience acting as a lead or previous supervisory experience.\n\n* A valid driver’s license.