Rotating Equip Reliability Engineer
Northern Tier Energy - Saint Paul Park, MN

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Job Description

The St. Paul Park Refinery has a full-time opening for a Rotating Equipment Reliability Engineer, an exempt position of which reports to the Maintenance Craft Superintendent. The Rotating Equipment Reliability Engineer main job duties are to manage the rotating equipment mechanical integrity (MI) program, major equipment overhauls and to support all rotating equipment reliability concerns/issues.

Apply reliability centered principles to ensure optimum engineered solutions on rotating equipment deficiencies and new equipment selection
· Review Management of Change (MOC) requirements and ensure adherence to all Process Safety Management (PSM) elements
· Manage the Rotating Equipment Mechanical Integrity (MI) program through MI classification, preventative maintenance, procedures and testing frequency requirements.
· Manage and oversee overall rotating equipment reliability through root cause failure analysis (RCFA) and machinery performance evaluation
· Analyze equipment trends, historical data, and field data to develop life cycle cost optimization on various classes of rotating equipment.
· Provide field technical support to resolve rotating equipment problems.
· Periodically create, review and update rotating equipment procedures.
· Responsible for maintaining and updating equipment records and necessary spare parts.
· Review/Revise/Apply refining specifications and ensure that industry design standards (API) are adhered to for new equipment selection/installation.
· Manage Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) on pump, compressor, and other equipment mean time between failures (MTBF).
· Develop/coordinate rotating equipment for turnaround scopes of work and major equipment overhauls.
· Assist/Train operations on equipment care and condition monitoring (ECCM) program.
· Identify rotating equipment reliability issues and develop and implement repair strategies and solutions.
· Collaborate with process engineers and operations to determine how process variable changes impact machinery reliability.
· Collaborate with project engineers in equipment selection and related QA/QC for installation and start-up needs.
· Participate in unit Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) reviews.
· Ability to backfill and supervise rotating equipment mechanics on an as needed basis.
· Other duties as assigned
B.S. degree in Engineering (Mechanical)
· 5-10 years (or more) of machinery engineering or rotating equipment engineering in petrochemicals, refining, or utility operations.
· Knowledge of reciprocating, centrifugal, and screw compressors, API/ANSI pumps, steam turbines, gas turbines, electric motors, fans, blowers, mixers, etc.
· Understanding of machinery vibration analysis including data collection and interpretation.
· Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)
· Strong organizational skills
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Excellent problem solving skills
· Ability to work in a team environment
· Self-Motivated individual who takes initiative to get results and seeks opportunities for additional responsibility
Familiarity with machinery auxiliary systems such as lube oil, seal oil, hydraulics, monitoring, control and protective systems.
· Familiarity with API industry standards, refinery best practices, and RAGAEP.
· Experience working with Oracle
· Experience working with Meridium
**NTE will provide sponsorship to transfer Visa**
NTE offers a comprehensive salary and benefits package that includes a nice relocation package.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Northern Tier Energy (NTE) is an independent downstream energy company with refining, and pipeline operations serving the PADD II region of...