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Sr. E&I Reliability Engineer

100,000 – 100,000 yearly

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/27/22

Job Description

Job description:

uties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overseeing preventative and predictive maintenance programs for E&I equipment and controls
  • Responsible for E&I oversight of activities generated by the Management of Change process
  • Responsible for supporting Capital projects from design phase to startup
  • Responsible for identifying and utilizing preferred equipment manufacturers, specialists, and consultants
  • Inspection of new and repaired E&I equipment and for making spare parts recommendations
  • Provide technical assistance to the hourly E&I Technicians work group / contractors, as needed
  • Provide guidance on new E&I equipment technology, plant standards and drawing updates
  • Develop and implement Reliability and Maintenance procedures pertaining to E&I Equipment
  • Prepare Reliability Control Plans for critical equipment
  • Preventive Maintenance, Predictive Maintenance, Operator Monitoring, Critical Repair activities, and Spare Parts bills of materials quality assurance
  • Analyze failures and recommend corrective action
  • Lead Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) teams and use lean principles to perform work
  • Participate in Reliability-focused Failure Modes and Effects Analyses teams where appropriate
  • Develop and implement reliability control plans for E&I systems as part of an ongoing asset risk management initiative
  • Lead E&I equipment performance troubleshooting as requested/required
  • Actively participate in plant safety programs and maintain a knowledge and understanding of Process Safety Management, OSHA requirements, and other safety standards
  • Participate in all aspects of company Operating Systems
  • Other duties as required
  • Bachelors degree in electrical engineering or related field
  • 10+ years of experience as an E&I reliability engineer specializing in instrumentation and controls experience

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience in chemical/petrochemical plant maintenance and/or reliability engineering experience Knowledge of electrical/Instrumentation design, selection, repair techniques and performance assessment
  • Experience in electrical reliability (low and medium voltage electrical distribution equipment, VFDs, motors and motor control systems)
  • Knowledge in the use and application of predictive technologies (infrared, testing history, diagnostic software/systems)
  • Familiarity/experience with Fault Current, Coordination and Arc Flash Studies.
  • Experience using SAP work management system, Meridium, or similar system for reliability data collection and analysis
  • Experience with National Electric Code, NFPA 70E and ISA standards
  • Familiarity with safety procedures and requirements in a hazardous chemical environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational, leadership, and influencing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of an organization
  • Demonstrated ability to incorporate safety into foundations of work activities
  • Demonstrated ability to use influencing skills to accomplish goals and objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to generate and implement work process improvements
  • Ability to analyze complex technical issues and develop robust solutions
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Knowledgeable in repair and troubleshooting techniques for electrical and instrumentation equipment
  • Familiarity with Lean and Six Sigma tools for business process improvement
  • Demonstrated ability to be highly motivated, self-directed who can work with limited daily supervision or instruction
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Ability to work in various weather conditions in an industrial environment
  • Ability to perform physical tasks in an industrial plant environment including, but not limited to climbing ladders and performing confined space entries


Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Our client plays a critical role in global supply chains, innovating and delivering essential products for customers in a wide variety of end markets and applications that touch peoples lives, such as building and construction, fertilizers, plastics, solvents, packaging, paints, coatings, adhesives and electronics. Their reliable and sustainable supply of quality products emerges from the vertically integrated value chain of their three U.S.-based manufacturing facilities. Our client strives to deliver best-in-class customer experiences and differentiated products in the industries of nylon solutions, chemical intermediates, and plant nutrients, guided by core values of Safety, Integrity, Accountability and Respect.

They are looking to hire a Sr. Electrical and Instrumentation engineer with 7+ years of experience (70% Instrumentation Reliability / 30% Electrical below 480V) in the Richmond, VA area. Relocation is on the table for the right candidate.

Position Summary:

The Electrical & Instrumentation Reliability Engineer is responsible for E&I reliability projects supporting the Maintenance and Reliability organization at one of the Richmond area plants by applying E&I Reliability Engineering principles, statistical data analysis and supporting work process. This is a fast-paced position that must thrive in a dynamic team environment.

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 100000

Salary Max : 100000

Currency Type : US Dollars

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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