Superintendent, Reliability and Inspection
Tesoro Corporation - Bismarck, ND

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Tesoro Corporation, headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, is a Fortune 150 and Global 500 company. As a leading independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products we, through our subsidiaries, operate seven refineries, more than 1200 branded retail stations, and employ approximately 6,000 employees.

Our strength lies in our investment in employees and in their future. We measure success not only by the products we bring to our customers, or the financial results we deliver to our shareholders, but also by remaining true to our core values of safety and environmental stewardship, respect and integrity.

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This position will be responsible for managing the refinery's reliability engineering function as well as all inspections at the facility. This role leads the development and execution of refinery's "Reliability Strategy" to include development of tactics to close gaps in reliability performance. Supports achievement of reliability improvements through leadership for people, processes, and tools contributing to reliable refinery operations. Coordinates operational, technical, mechanical and electrical engineering functions supporting continuous reliable refinery performance. Manages reliability-associated activities to drive and support operational excellence such as proactive and preventive maintenance programs, field support, and mentoring of operations and maintenance personnel.

Key Responsibilities:
Manages refinery's reliability engineering function encompassing equipment surveillance, troubleshooting, root cause failure analysis, project support and equipment modifications. Ensures compliance with established engineering standards and industry codes.

Supervises reliability engineering studies. Oversees reporting and analysis of reliability metrics to identify trends in equipment reliability. Leads development and implementation of action plans for continuous improvement. Participates in reliability or equipment-related incident investigations.

Collaborates with Maintenance to institute Reliability Centered Maintenance preventive/predictive maintenance schedules, procedures and programs. Promotes proactive maintenance focus.

Provides technical leadership for design and execution of new and/or modified reliability projects. Provides capital project support.

Maintains reliability database capturing performance data, repair histories, etc.

Develops reliability portion of Technical Services budget. Exercises financial stewardship to control expenditures.

Manages staff. Ensures personnel are trained to successfully perform job duties. Initiates selection, promotion and corrective actions when appropriate; accountable for fair and uniform application of human resources policies.

Manages technical engineering support for inspection activities encompassing disciplines such as, but not limited to, corrosion, mechanical, metallurgical, civil materials. Leads technical assessment of new inspection technologies.


Minimum undergraduate in mechanical engineering required.

Minimum of 10 years reliability engineering experience in petrochemical industry.

Tesoro is an Equal Opportunity Employer



Primary Location

United States-North Dakota-Bismarck-Mandan



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