Sr Engineer - Reliability
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East Dubuque, IL 61025
Establish and maintain mechanical integrity and equipment reliability programs to ensure employee safety, provide environmental security, and maximize the nitrogen plant’s availability, product quality, and cost effectiveness. Other primary duties include: ownership of the plant’s Pm/PdM activities; leadership of equipment performance tracking and repair/improvement prioritization; technical guidance and coaching of mechanical craftsmen; and engineering support of maintenance and capital projects.
•Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering required.
•Training in RCM, RCFA or equivalent methodology a plus.
•Minimum of six (6) years experience in the Chemical Processing Industry (Gas processing experience is a plus).
•Experience working with process gas compressors (reciprocating, centrifugal, and screw), pumps (various types of centrifugal and positive displacement), turbines (steam and gas), gas engines (internal combustion), and all related power transmission components (speed reducers/increasers, couplings, bearings, mechanical seals, etc. ).
•Must possess strong people skills and be able to coach, mentor, and influence others.
•Fluent in English, oral and written required.
•Work with the Maintenance, Technical, and Operations Managers to establish, track, and achieve equipment reliability goals and objectives for the nitrogen plant.
•Participate in safety and environmental initiatives — contributing to overall employee and community safety while ensuring compliance of state and federal regulations.
•Perform capital project engineering work from design to implementation in accordance with organizational policies. Also participate as a key contributor on project and technical teams.
•Participate in the development and conduct of the site’s craftsman training program.
•Develop expertise in all areas of the plant’s CMMS system and lead the establishment of site performance metrics (KPI’s).
•Participate in the enhancement of the plant’s PSM Mechanical Integrity compliance and adherence to piping and pressure vessel codes and jurisdictional requirements.
•Assist in the troubleshooting and repair planning for equipment issues.
•Contribute to the stocking, procurement, and tracking of critical spare parts.
•Assist in the improvement of maintenance planning, scheduling, and supervisor activities.
•Ability to adjust to frequent change and adjust schedule as needed to reach Department goals.
•Regularly communicate with supervisor work progress, concerns, and questions.
•Assume full ownership of predictive and preventative maintenance activities including oil analysis, vibration analysis, engine-compressor analysis, and infrared thermography.
•Develop and establish maintenance & operations procedures based on regulatory directives, manufactures specifications, and industry best practices to support on-going reliability improvements.
•Work with craftsmen, supervisors and other engineers in resolving equipment design, maintenance and operating issues (both immediate and long-term).
•Develop and/or review new equipment specifications and installation standards to ensure they meet intended service requirements and established best practices.
•Adherence to all company policies and procedures.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. The Company will not sponsor immigration or work visas.
CVR Energy is an EEO and affirmative action employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply.