Electrical Systems Engineer* – Beaumont/ Port Arthur, TX USA

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Requirements:
— Strong foundational knowledge of mechanical systems.
— B.S. in Electrical Engineering.
— Knowledge of accepted Maintenance and Reliability best practices.
— Certification as a Maintenance and Reliability Professional or Certified Reliability Engineer is desired but not required.
— 5-10 years chemical plant experience (or similar).
— Foundational understanding of Process Safety Management especially in areas pertaining to electrical and instrumentation asset integrity.
— Good communication skills (both verbal and written).
— Root Cause Failure Analysis training.
— Reliability-centered Maintenance understanding (FMEA, Asset Criticality, etc.).
— Demonstrated knowledge of instrumentation systems and electrical infrastructure.
— Experience with process control and instrumentation tuning.
— Experience and training in Probability of Failure on Demand (PFD) calculations.
— Knowledge of National Electrical Code
— Knowledge of Code on Safety Instrumented Systems
— Knowledge of modern Industrial Data Network Design including Ethernet communications, Database Servers, and Web Servers.
 
Job Duties:
In this broad-based electrical position with a large multinational chemical company you will be responsible for identifying and implementing company and industry recognized engineering standards for the technical aspects of E&I maintenance work. You will support various manufacturing units by identifying, engineering and implementing E&I solutions or improvements to equipment.
Some of your specific responsibilities will include the following:
— Support overall unit electrical power and instrument systems and management of change.
— Work closely with Operations and Maintenance personnel to troubleshoot electrical and instrumentation (including medium to high voltage equipment) problems. Provide second-level troubleshooting when equipment issues are beyond the technical knowledge of the E&I Technician.
— Execute Management of Change (MOC) and complete design in order to correctly and safely define and implement improvements.
— Act as E&I Resource with Engineering Department for site capital projects to ensure that site policies, procedures, standards and specifications, and M&R needs are met.
— Provide Technical support and assistance to all units on issues such as Control Strategies, Electrical Distribution Safety and Maintenance, Control Valve Sizing, and Flow Meter Calculations.
— Provide programming support for PLCs and Emerson DeltaV DCS and assist E&I technicians in troubleshooting equipment controlled by PLCs and DCS.
— Manage interlocks in assigned area (testing, records, etc.). Audit how areas perform interlock checks and critical control loop checks and provide recommendations for improvements when appropriate.
— Mark and approve E&I drawings when required.
— Develop an understanding of the process chemistry and unit operations to enable troubleshooting (especially for instrumentation, automation, DCS).
— Work with Operations and Maintenance Area Manager to ensure all maintenance activities meet both internal Engineering Standards, AIP's and external regulatory requirements with respect to Health, Safety and Environment to ensure that Company Policies and obligations in these areas are fully complied with.
— Oversee site systems that manage statutory and/or internal inspection requirements for E&I systems or equipment.
— Responsible for ensuring E&I aspects of all new, modified or altered equipment meet design criteria, internal standards and external regulatory requirements.
— Responsible lead project engineer on select cost/capital projects equipment repair/replacement, SHE, or reliability related. — Provide Operations with technical support on chronic reliability issues. Implement site reliability improvement initiatives.
— Lead Root Cause Failure Analysis and Reliability Maintenance studies.
— Develop maintenance strategies that include Preventive, Predictive, and Condition-based programs.
— Coordinates and ensures resources are scheduled and available for inspections of electrical equipment (switch gear, etc.). — Responsible for QA/QC of offsite repairs and rebuilds.
— Support site and department manager in establishing and managing the sites asset reliability program in an effort to achieve World Class reliability and maintenance effectiveness through the implementation of accepted industry best practices in the following areas.
— Provide input to all proposed Management of Changes to ensure changes do not conflict with company and PSM requirements (as well as sites reliability objectives) while ensuring that both personnel and equipment risks in their areas have been assessed and addressed prior to implementing the changes.
— Draft, publish, and review Maintenance Procedures for critical technical E&I activities.
— Establish and monitor reliability metrics to monitor equipment health and performance (uptime, MTBR, MTTR, etc.).
 
 
 
 

Salary: $100,000.00 – $120,000.00

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