Electrical Reliability Engineer - Power Distribution
INVISTA S.à r.l. - Victoria, TX

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INVISTA is a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., one of the world's largest privately-held companies. Koch companies employ about 67,000 people and have a presence in nearly 60 countries.

INVISTA is one of the world's largest integrated producers of polymers and fibers, primarily for nylon, spandex, and polyester applications. Operating in more than 20 countries, INVISTA delivers exceptional value for its customers through market insights, technology innovations and a powerful portfolio of global trademarks including LYCRA® fiber, COOLMAX® fabric, CORDURA® fabric, ANTRON® carpet fiber and STAINMASTER® carpet. You may not realize it, but INVISTA's products play a role in nearly every aspect of your life, for example INVISTA fibers may be in your carpet, clothing or bedding--and INVISTA polymers may be in your car, food packaging or camping gear. We transform daily life through innovations that create long-term value for our customers and society. You can be a part of the difference by joining the INVISTA team.


The Electrical Reliability Engineer - Power Distribution works closely with the maintenance, operations and project organizations to lead efforts in supporting the Nylon Intermediates manufacturing facilities at the Victoria, TX plant by identifying, developing and implementing improvements to reduce unplanned events and improve equipment reliability.

A successful candidate will have the following attributes:
Ability to produce accurate, high quality work in a time-sensitive fast paced environment.

Ability to organize, prioritize and own multiple tasks while meeting or exceeding deadlines.

Strong communication skills and proven success in communicating effectively with all levels.

Ability to motivate, influence and drive good business decisions forward

Ability to partner with site leadership to establish priorities and deliver results.

Initiative, teamwork, and able to work with minimal supervision.

Above all you will be expected to carry out all your activities with integrity, compliance, and in a safe and efficient manner.

Lead the electrical mechanical integrity program for the Victoria site

Provide day-to-day electrical engineering support to operations, turnaround, maintenance, and project groups with run-plant and improve-plant activities

Provide tactical and strategic support for the electrical distribution and utilization system equipment

Engineer and manage the installation, maintenance, repair and testing of a wide range of electrical equipment such as; protective relaying, critical power systems, generators, motors, transformers, control panels, cables, temporary power equipment and associated MCC and switchgear in the plant

Develop economical and technical justifications to support capital projects with equipment replacements and reliability improvements

Work with project managers, design contractors, and vendors to develop scopes of work and final design for instrument and electrical repairs and improvement projects

Develop strategies and implement maintenance plans for high, medium and low voltage electrical equipment including electrical distribution cables, 480V switch gear, breakers, transformers, critical power equipment, uninterrupted power supplies, motors, electric heat tracing devices, variable frequency drives

Develop and implement reliability strategies for critical electrical equipment using Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) and standards for preventative/predictive maintenance

Participate in area process hazard analysis (PHA), and incident investigations to ensure a safe and reliable operation

Advise and assist on-site electricians, instrument technicians, lead engineers, planners and supervisors on electrical and/or instrument repair scopes of work

Mentor new electrical engineers and I&E mechanics in reliability tools and electrical equipment maintenance best practices

Lead root cause analysis RCA to evaluate the causes of equipment failures; recommend and implement corrective actions to prevent future I&E failures

Work effectively across all levels of the plant organization, individually and with cross-functional teams and use organizational and planning skills to set goals and get results

Position Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from a University with an accredited engineering program

Working knowledge of National Electrical Code, NFPA-70E and all OSHA electrical compliance standards

8 or more years' experience as an electrical power distribution engineer in a petrochemical industry

Preferred Experience:
Experience using SAP maintenance module

Experience in design of medium and high voltage electrical equipment, switchgear, and power distribution systems

Experience in reliability tools such as Root Cause Failure Analysis and Reliability Centered Maintenance

Physical Requirements (with or without accommodation):
Accessing elevated platforms by ladder (includes egress)

Accessing multiple floors of open structures by stairway (includes egress)

Accessing equipment by ladder or stairway

Entering and movement within tank farm dikes

Entering and movement upon unpaved areas

Operating company vehicles

Manipulating and donning respiratory protective equipment

Donning flammable resistant clothing

Periodic workdays in excess of 8 hours

Periodic outside work in extreme temperatures at various times throughout the year

We are an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

To be considered for this position, you must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future.

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