Rotating Equipment Engineer

  • location: Houston, TX
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $180,000 - $200,000 per year

job description

Rotating Equipment Engineer

Permanent position: Large downstream company is looking for a Senior Rotating Equipment Engineer for their Houston, TX location. Qualified candiates MUST have at least 20 years of experience within the refining or chemical plant industry to be considered.

Responsibilities for the Rotating Equipment Engineer

  • Provide leadership, technical direction and approve changes to rotating equipment standards, provide technical support and advise on equipment repairs, new machinery purchases and communicate with the rotating equipment community on novel technology which may have significant improvement in reliability and performance
  • Provide guidance, direction and assist with the long-term strategy to increase the reliability of rotating equipment
  • Provides key technical support for rotating equipment on capital projects and support the rotating equipment discipline in reviewing management of change (MOC) on technically complicated changes
  • Provide direction and technical advice on proactive monitoring of rotating equipment issues to minimize plant risk
  • Mentor site unit engineers and operations staff to enhance their knowledge
Requirements for the Rotating Equipment Engineer

  • Must have BSME degree
  • Must have minimum of 20 years experience with rotating equipment within a manufacturing environment for a refinery or chemical plant
  • Must be active member of industry associations such as Gas Turbine User Groups, API, ASME, etc
  • Must have expertise with troubling shooting complex mechanical systems
  • Must have expert knowledge on equipment failures and assist with less experienced engineers on specific modes of failure for various equipment types
  • Must have experience within large capital projects and equipment selection
  • Must be an expert on repairing and evaluating performance of centrifugal and reciprocating pumps, centrifugal and reciprocating compressors, general purpose and special purpose steam turbines

  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Flexible work schedule

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