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Machinery Engineer - Rotating Equipment

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/08/2019
  • Duration: 6-12 months
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The Role:
Job Role Responsibilities

- Our Machinery Engineers are responsible for providing specialist rotating equipment support to all business groups across the Fawley site, from the process and maintenance teams, through projects and design development, to the management team. The key responsibilities are to:

*Develop equipment strategies for the safe and reliable operation of the machinery assets, with appropriate riskjustified solutions.
*Analyse equipment behaviour, complete root cause failure analysis and identify opportunities to drive continuous improvement in the areas of safety and reliability.
*Provide specialist machinery engineering advice and recommendations to the Process and Maintenance Departments on both day to day matters, responding to plant operational events and also longterm stragegic direction and prioritisation.
*Develop and maintain technical standards and guidelines, also supporting the transfer of best practices and technology into both the Fawley business teams and wider organisation.
*Support major capital projects in the areas of design consulting, technical quality assurance and startup assistance.

Expected Level of Proficiency

To be eligible for this role, you must:

*Hold an engineering degree in mechanical engineering, or an equivalent subject.
*Be; be working towards being; or be prepared to work towards being, a Chartered Engineer, as defined by the Engineering Council or equivalent.
*Have relevant machinery / rotating equipment engineering experience in an operational environment for example refining, petrochemical or utilities.
*Have strong IT skills, specifically being an experienced and competent user of Microsoft Office - including Excel and Word.

Candidates should also have demonstrated work experience and / or knowledge of:

*The application of a good level of theoretical knowledge in an operating environment, covering the major machinery types e.g. centrifugal, axial and reciprocating compressors, pumps and gas / steam turbines
*Technical asset management and risk assessment, equipment strategy development and root cause failure analysis
*Commissioning and troubleshooting machinery systems
*Rotor dynamics and machinery performance calculations

Skills Required
Successful candidates should possess a broad range of personal effectiveness and leadership skills, with the ability to facilitate and influence business decisions in a team environment.

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