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Rotating Equipment Reliability Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 512622-716872
    • Job Location: Trainer, PA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: January 06, 2020
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
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Job Description:

Key Role Description

The Rotating Equipment Reliability Engineer is a member of the Monroe Energy Rotating Equipment Reliability Team responsible for the Life Cycle Management of the Refinery’s rotating equipment. This role provides engineering support for equipment troubleshooting, repairs, selection, and operational optimization as required to maximize their availability and reliability.

Role Specific Competencies

At Monroe, we have identified eleven specific competencies we expect all leaders of our organization to possess. These competencies are incorporated as a part of our Selection, Performance Management/Review and Developmental processes. The competencies and activities for this role are detailed below:

Technical Knowledge - demonstrates the specific skills necessary for the assignments, understands the background and points of leverage to be effective in the role.

  • Ensures rotating equipment reliability strategy and related programs and processes are consistently applied for assigned equipment.
  • Develops and updates inspection/overhaul plans for assigned rotating equipment.
  • Develops and updates detailed work scope for general repairs and overhaul projects on assigned rotating equipment.
  • Provides Maintenance with guidance on repair methods based on equipment design and construction.
  • Provides engineering support for the review of rotating equipment startup, operating and shutdown procedures.
  • Ensure that all changes made to assigned rotating equipment are managed and documented per Monroe’s MOC process.
  • Supports Front End Loading on rotating equipment related capital projects.
  • Assists with equipment selection for expense and capital projects.
  • Provides engineering support for equipment re-commissioning including performance testing.
  • Provides input for rotating equipment operating envelopes and safe operating limits.
  • Continuously identifies areas of improvement and ensure plans are in place to address gaps.
  • Interprets and evaluates reports such as: inspection, vibration analysis, process data, etc. to determine equipment effectiveness and/or recommend design improvements to systems or equipment.
  • Provides support and evaluations to assist in the appropriate prioritization of maintenance activities.
  • Oversees installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of critical rotating equipment to ensure that machines are installed and functioning according to specifications.
  • Participates in Turnaround planning (Scope Development) and execution.
  • Assists in spare parts review for ensuring equipment maintainability and availability.
  • Champions reliability efforts in areas of responsibility by providing technical assistance in resolving equipment design, operation, and maintenance problems.
  • Performs Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and tracks the implementation of corrective actions through resolution.
  • Recommends projects and/or studies to Engineering to support overall plant reliability.
  • Develops cost justification for reliability improvements.
  • Supports bad actors elimination initiatives.
  • Assists Operation and Process Engineering in the proper operation of equipment.
  • Knowledge of Gearboxes, Compressors (Centrifugal, Reciprocating, Screw), Pumps, Mechanical Seals, Seal support Systems, turbines, and motors.
  • Experience with API 670 Machinery Protection Systems (Bently Nevada), System 1, and portable vibration data collection and analysis.
  • Knowledgeable in reciprocating compressor analysis.
  • General knowledge of API, Industry standards and best practices.

Knowledge of Work Areas and Responsibilities - demonstrates a clear understanding of role and responsibilities within specific area, flexible and agile in adapting to changes or exploring opportunities and challenges.

Communications - Verbal and Written - includes written and verbal communications, delivers presentations and has good listening skills.

Problem Solving and Conflict Leadership - strives to understand contributing factors, works to resolve complex situations, and helps individuals to resolve conflicts.

Delivering Results - Sense of Urgency - defines appropriate goals, works toward achieving goals, articulates vision and steps for achievement, meets deadlines and provides timely status updates and follow-through.

Teamwork/Cooperation - accountable to team, works to meet established deliverables, appreciates view of team members and is respectful of others.

Initiative - takes action, seeks new opportunities, and strives to see projects to completion.

Work Reliability/Quality - strives to eliminate errors, accurate work is a priority, and seeks opportunities to improve product/services.

Integrity and Trust - honest, accountable, upholds ethics standards and maintains confidentiality.

Leadership Capability - provides strong leadership, sets a good example, skilled decision maker, motivator and encourager.

People Development/Coaching - offers feedback, coach’s employees appropriately, rewards employees wisely, takes mentoring role, challenges and develops employees and offers opportunity.

Experience and Skills

Education, Experience, and Skill Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years Reliability Engineering and Maintenance experience in Mechanical/Technical Functions in high-risk industry such as refining, petrochemical, or chemical processing.
  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.



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