Mechanical Engineer

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

Permanent position: Large downstream company is looking for a Mechanical Integrity SME for fixed equipment for their Houston, TX location. Qualified candiates MUST have at least 15 years of mechanial integrity fixed equipment experience working in a refinery, chemical plant, or oil and gas industry.

Responsibilities for the Mechanical Engineer
  • Provide technical support and advise on equipment repairs, new equipment purchases and communicate with the fixed 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 fixed equipment include piping, pressures vessels, tanks, fired equipment, and other fixed equipment assets
  • Providing second level support for addressing recurring fixed equipment problems and support the fixed equipment discipline in reviewing management of change MOC on technically complicated changes
  • Provide direction and technical advice on proactive monitoring of fixed equipment issues to minimize plant risk and provide guidance and expertise on troubleshoot complex fixed equipment issue
Requirements for the Mechanical Engineer

  • Must have Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Must have minimum of fifteen (15) years' experience with Mechanical Integrity - fixed equipment within the manufacturing (refinery or chemical plant) or oil & gas industry
  • Must have reputation as expert in their field by the industry and active member of relevant industry associations such as: API and ASME
  • Must be expert on repairing and evaluating fixed equipment per API, NBIC, and ASME standards. Current API 510, 570, and 653 certificate a plus
  • Must have strong communication and stakeholder engagement skills with strong business acumen and ability to influence management on investment decisions
  • Must be proficient in applying methodologies for Fitness for service per API 579 FFS - Fitness for Service Standard and proficient in analysis software such as CAESAR, PV Elite, Compress

  • Comprehensive benefits
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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