Jul 07, 2018

Fixed Equipment Engineer

  • Franklin Paterson
  • Houston, TX, USA
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Houston , TX , United States 

Responsible for processes and procedures to inspect and manage the integrity and reliability of process of fixed equipment. Broad ownership of fixed equipment mechanical integrity and reliability strategies at a corporate level and will set long term corporate strategic goals.

Mentor and coach personnel as well as participate in benchmarking and measurement efforts to improve equipment performance and reliability. Pressure vessels exchangers storage tanks and piping systems at manufacturing plant sites and terminals.

Will visit the plant sites and facilitate resources at the sites to implement and execute the programs. 

• Ownership of the PSM Mechanical Integrity program and any required certifications for fixed equipment
• Develop requirements for and ensure appropriate documentation of equipment and inspections
• Develop and implement appropriate standards policies procedures and personnel training
• Develop strategies for fixed equipment reliability programs
• Provide oversight and coordination of inspection services for major fixed equipment during turnarounds and shutdowns
• Provide oversight and coordination of inspection services for procurement or fabrication
• Perform inspections on an ad-hoc basis and provide consultation to facilities and projects on fixed equipment applications including fitness for service metallurgy welding and fabrication procedures Requirements:
• 10+ years experience in the process industry in engineering or technical roles relating to fixed equipment design inspection and management
• Equipment Mechanical Integrity and Reliability Management experience
• API 510 570 and 653 certified or ability to get certified
• Ability to provide leadership to plant site programs and persons without direct supervision and able to work in a 'matrixed' leadership capacity with facility operations management
• Application of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems
• Good communication skills
• Ability to identify needs and opportunities and work independently to achieve goals
• Must be able to travel and enter plant operating sites to access and inspect equipment
• Ability to climb ladders and work on platforms in excess of 100 feet
• Ability to enter confined spaces and be capable of utilizing all required personal protective equipment
• Ability to support plants which are in continuous operation
• Experience in fertilizer industry and/or experience with metallurgies and equipment for NH3 Urea UAN and Nitric Acid service
• National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel certification
• Management of programs from a corporate level 

• EDUCATION: B.S. in Engineering

•   JOB DURATION: This job is fulltime.  



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