Overall, the position entails being the focal point for the reliability improvement of electrical equipment by focusing on improving the programs in place, identifying required training needs and spare parts, auditing outside services, and evaluating the resources needed to complete the required repairs.
Listed below are the main responsibilities of the Electrical Advisor position:
- Support the area foremen, craft personnel, and contractors by providing field direction and information needed to effectively and efficiently complete required repairs and installations in a manner that will provide reliable operation.
- Develop and conduct training for craft personnel to ensure that they have the skills necessary to correctly trouble shoot and repair electrical equipment.
- Participate in reliability investigations and make recommendations for additional equipment, materials or services that would improve the reliability of equipment.
- Develop turnaround work scopes for electrical equipment.
- Review contractor services and establish responsibilities of outside contractors for support.
- Work with the area planners in developing job plans and provide equipment purchase information.
- Identify reliability, spare parts, and PM/PdM requirements for new/existing electrical equipment and make recommendations to the Reliability Supervisor.
- Review engineering construction drawing and equipment purchases to identify reliability concerns.
- Define the scope and track the status of work in outside shops and provide information on the schedule and cost of the repairs.
- Evaluate PM and repair work completed on equipment to ensure activities are effective and accurately documented through the Document Approval Process.
- Identify, purchase, and oversee the maintenance of specialty and test equipment as applicable to assist the area planners.
- Display a commitment to training and continuous improvement through innovation.
3 years minimum experience working with refinery/industrial electrical systems. Prefer individuals with higher education and/or electrical licenses.