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Senior Rotating Equipment Engineer

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/25/23

Job Description

Job description:

Senior Rotating Equipment Engineer Job Description

Company is looking for an experienced Rotating Equipment Engineer to join our Maintenance and Reliability team. This individual will provide rotating equipment engineering support focused on special purpose equipment, including Turbines, Compressors, Expanders and Reciprocating Equipment. This position will monitor the diagnostics for the plants Special Purpose Equipment and will support the proactive, preventative, and reactive maintenance of this equipment. The Special Purpose Rotating Equipment Engineer will be deeply engaged with the scoping, planning, and execution of Rotating Equipment during site Turnaround Activities.

Condition Monitoring for the Sites Special Purpose Equipment and provide regular reports.

Perform vibration analysis on Continuous Monitored Equipment and resolve vibration issues.

Develop work plans for turnarounds and provide technical expertise during outages.

Perform regular equipment walk downs and establish inspection checklists.

Develop and implement task lists and work procedures for maintenance technicians and operations to ensure reliable repair and operation of rotating equipment.

Identify and solve specific equipment issues using data driven methodologies.

Provide technical support for PHAs/HAZOPs.

Provide justification and facilitating the purchase of major spare parts.

Lead Management of Change (MOC) process for rotating equipment centered changes and perform the technical review.

Provide specifications; including clearances and torques values.

Analyze and communicate equipment drawing details.

Formal and informal training of mechanics.

Receive feedback from mechanics to improve job plans, parts availability, and communicate reliability efforts.

Provide failure history and cost for reliability analysis.

Assist in obtaining and training on specialized components or tools.

Develop and manage maintenance small projects, Expense or Capital.

Manage vendor and manufacturer support for repairs and troubleshooting.

Inspect and verify work of maintenance technicians and contractors for accuracy, proper work methods, techniques and compliance with applicable standards and specifications.

All other duties and responsibilities as assigned.



Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering

ISO 18436-2 Vibration Category II Certification

Experience and Skills

10+ years engineering experience in the Fertilizer, LNG, Refining, Petrochemical, or other chemical industry. With knowledge of PSM and MI program requirements.

15+ years experience with compressors, steam turbines and reciprocating equipment.

Minimum of 4 Turnaround events leading rotating equipment rebuilds.

Knowledge of engineering codes/standards and best practices related to rotating machinery (API/ANSI, etc.).

API 610, 614, 617, 612, 682, 686, 687, working knowledge.

Analyzing vibration data and Bently Nevada experience is critical to this role.

Experience in SAP is a plus.

Experience working with operating processes, equipment, and materials of construction.

Strong technical ability to effectively evaluate equipment performance, identify root cause to equipment failures or performance issues and recommend solutions to resolve problems.

Experience with small project and failure analysis methods.

Experience with rotating equipment repairs, understanding of clearances and tolerances on rotating equipment.

Knowledge of machinery lubrication and tribology ability to analyze sample results and recommend resolution when required.

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Global Chemical Company with strong compensation packages and continued career growth.

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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