I&E Reliability Engineer
FPCNational - Channelview, TX

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Position Summary:

As a member of our dynamic team, you will be responsible for leading instrument & electrical reliability improvement within the Olefins plant. Candidate will work with other engineering disciplines to accomplish this task.

Performance Objectives
•Support maintenance engineering as needed to resolve instrument & electrical issues.
•Develop comprehensive Preventive Maintenance (PM) programs for instrument and electrical equipment.
•Ensure that BOM's and spare parts descriptions are correct / accurate for critical equipment.
• Participate / support engineering standards and procedures development work. As needed, establishes the design basis for interlocks, electrical power distribution, area classification, arc flash studies and National Electrical Code compliance, and/or all governing or adopted codes.
• Perform RCFA on all critical equipment failures within assigned area. Participates in incident investigations, RCFAs, FEMAs, RCMs, etc. within assigned areas.
• Supports the efforts of the Reliability Improvement Teams to identify leveraging projects and eliminate bad actors.
• Understand and support instrument and electrical capital projects from a technical perspective. Assesses the impact of projects on systems infrastructure and proposes solutions that best balance the immediate project needs with that of existing plant systems operational, reliability, and safety requirements.Provides technical direction for engineering contractors when it supports assigned work. Ensures that applicable plant personnel are consulted and have the opportunity to provide input on decisions regarding technical direction.
• Plays a key role in the formation of vendor alliances and committed business agreements. Participates in the technical review for all outside repair facilities, and/or blanket order vendor selections.
• Represents the Facility in industry and professional organizations, users groups, and other organizations, which address or govern industry codes and standards.

Requirements:
• Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or closely related technical degree
• A minimum of 5 years of work experience in low voltage electrical and instrumentation systems in the refining/petrochemical industry
• Must demonstrate a working knowledge of applicable engineering codes/standards such as ISA, NEC, IEEE
• Experience with major instrumentation systems including Honeywell DCS, Modicon PLC's, Bentley Nevada vibration monitoring equipment, interlock control systems for machinery and related process systems is required
• Working knowledge of field instrumentation including transmitters and tank gauging and inventory control systems is also required
• Individual should be well versed in standard PC software tools, SAP systems related to maintenance & reliability systems, and be familiar with efficient document control procedures and component databases