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Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer

Posted on Aug 13, 2019 by Job Juncture

Beaumont, TX 77701
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

The E&I Engineer II will be responsible for establishing the reliability of company's electrical assets at optimal cost. They will develop and implement comprehensive Reliability Centered Maintenance strategy through actions that support achievement of plant goals, objectives, and key performance metrics. He or she recognizes and acts on opportunities to ensure and/or improve safe, reliable and cost-efficient plant operations.

This role requires diverse knowledge and experience in maintenance, engineering, proactive maintenance system development, and project management.

The position will help develop a reliability strategy that includes: long/short term objectives, reliability engineering, electrical integrity management interaction (PSM), predictive & preventive maintenance plans and strategies, input/guidance on budget & cost control, directing maintenance & contractor activity oversight (repair/overhaul), contractor strategy & performance input, spare parts recommendations, equipment data management, and mentorship to employees concerning equipment reliability.

  • Develop plant equipment reliability procedures that focus on employee safety guided by equipment industry best practice.
  • Provides input on work prioritization of plant equipment repairs to meet site objectives and goals.
  • Provide leadership and support to ensure Electrical Integrity program is in compliance with OSHA requirements and Company policies.
  • Ensure effective utilization and integrity of the computerized maintenance management system (Maximo), including program and equipment upgrades, training, implementation, and modifications as needed to meet established goals and objectives.
  • Provide technical support to Engineering, Maintenance, Operations, Inspection, Process and Project personnel regarding selection, operation, maintenance, troubleshooting and long-term reliability of plant equipment.
  • Support to area(s) including: PM/PDM programs, maintenance benchmarking activities, and implement and share Strategic Maintenance Performance Metrics to improve cost productivity, plant reliability, and achieve "World Class" maintenance excellence.
  • Lead document reviews, performance testing and shop inspections for major electrical equipment.
  • Lead team effort for the continuous improvement of equipment reliability through the development and application of effective reliability strategies such as: risk-based maintenance strategies, identification & assessment of risks, root cause and bad actor analysis, and spare parts reviews.
  • Perform troubleshooting activities for Electrical, Instrumentation, and DCS system.
  • Participate on pre-commissioning and commissioning activities that includes witnessing equipment installation.
  • Provide team input on the final check-out of new installations. This includes factory and site acceptance testing that will assure adherence to functional specifications.
  • Lead RCA/RCFA investigations on premature equipment failures as needed.
  • Lead team equipment capabilities to partner with equipment vendors and repair shops to resolve technical issues or complex equipment repairs.
  • Support for development and implementation of effective programs for training employees.
  • Work with maintenance team to develop contact list and relationships for turnaround contractors and repair facilities.
  • Provide input on Operation Procedures concerning proper startup and shutdown of equipment.
  • Provide input on operation envelope (parameter) on equipment.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.

We have an exclusive agreement with our client to identify management and technical talent for their newly constructed and commissioned facility in the Beaumont, TX area.

Our client has recently constructed a world-class methanol production facility in the Beaumont, Texas area. Operating under a joint-venture, this plant will be one of the largest methanol production facilities based on nameplate capacity. Strategically located on the Texas Gulf Coast with access to excellent distribution and logistics infrastructure, and with the partnering of their JV infrastructure, our client is destined to succeed in the industry market.


Education, Experience, and/or Training

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering required.
  • Three (3) - Five (5) years working in chemical or petrochemical industry required.
  • Working knowledge of industry codes and standards (IEC, NFPA, ANSI, IEEE, NEMA, etc.) required.
  • Experience in testing and commissioning of electrical power equipment (type testing, field testing, factory testing, etc.) preferred.
  • Experience in troubleshooting and maintenance of Instrumentation and DCS System preferred.
  • Experience working with predictive maintenance tools preferred.
  • Experience in training/mentoring technicians preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Problem Solving/Analysis.
  • Results Driven.
  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Technical Capacity.
  • Teamwork Orientation.
  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills.
  • Strong analytical and project management skills.
  • Working knowledge of budgets, forecasting and metrics.
  • Effective presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated skills in effective oral and written communication.
  • Customer service.
  • Ability to apply knowledge of materials management concepts and techniques.
  • Project management skills - ability to perform sound analyses on projects.

Reference: 744943687

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