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Reliability Instrumentation Specialist

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/30/22

Job Description

Job description:

Job Description

Executes the instrument regulatory compliance and reliability improvement processes for assigned operating entities.

SME for plant specific instrumentation applications as assigned.

Works closely with the unit, maintenance, & technology supervisors/engineers to define improvement opportunities and maximize instrument safety and reliability.

In addition, works with the other discipline peers to deliver a results-oriented Reliability Centered Culture.

Key Accountabilities

The efficient and effective delivery of Instrument Reliability Services by:

  • Providing Subject Matter Expertise for all instrumentation issues within the assigned units
  • Providing direct support to Maintenance and Operations in driving unit reliability and operational availability
  • Ensuring units maintain compliance with all Instrument Regulatory requirements. Drives to minimize CTO waivers and provides strategies to support continued operation
  • Ensuring relevant I&C Reliability Procedures are current, relevant and in accordance with RAGAGEP and Industry Standards
  • Maximizing reliability while minimizing the life cycle costs for instrumentation assets to include PM/PdM strategies, spare parts evaluations, and defect elimination
  • Preparing and communicating Instrumented System Health Status to extended team as required to support the Reliability Department's overall communication strategy
  • Adhering to the Electrical & Instrument Reliability budget
  • Leading all elements of bad actor identification and resolution for units of assignment and communicates results to the organization.
  • Drive implementation of reliability improvement plans to increase MTBF and eliminate repeat failures for assigned units.
  • Supporting the development and execution the Instrument Reliability Mechanical Integrity Program and site Process Safety Management Procedures.


  • Bachelor Science, Electrical Engineering from an accredited university preferred
  • Certificate in Electrical required
  • Relevant Associated Degree preferred
  • 6 (six) plus years of practical instrumentation equipment experience in anindustrial facility with increasing levels of technical competency and proven responsibility to lead reliability initiatives and drive improvement
  • Or, Relevant Associates Degree or Engineering Degree with 8-10 years of Instrument and Controls systems work experience preferred
  • Or Entry Level with Bachelor Science Electrical Engineering from an accredited university
  • Sound knowledge of applicable codes and standards
  • Effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skillsGlobal chemicals company with opportunity for growth. You will work with a team of both management and employees who respect and appreciate the importance of PSM in a petrochemicals site.
Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Global chemicals company with opportunity for growth. You will work with a team of both management and employees who respect and appreciate the importance of PSM in a petrochemicals site.

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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