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  • Job reference: RMS0146274

Machinery Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Mont Belvieu
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 14/08/2014
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The Company:
Our client, a large oil and gas operator requires a Machinery Engineer in Mont Belvieu, Texas

The Role:
Machinery Engineer

My client, a large oil and gas operator, has a current need for a Machinery Engineer. The role will sit in Mont Belvieu, TX. Must have polymers experience. Must have experience with extruders, cycle gas compressors, pumps, etc.

Primary Job Functions:

•Apply engineering theory, practices, and principles to determine root cause of equipment failures and to perform performance evaluations.

•Analyze equipment trends, historical data, and field data to develop programs which will obtain lowest life cycle cost on different classes of equipment.

•Provide direction to resolve field related problems around rotating equipment including coaching and training as needed.

•Provide technical support in project development, QA/QC, installation, and start-up.

•Provide technical support on all phases of machinery turnarounds from work scope definition, through planning, execution, and documentation.

•Apply reliability principles in obtaining optimum solutions on rotating equipment problems and new equipment selection.

•Develop and implement equipment asset plans using RCM and other reliability techniques.

•Provide technical support and participate in risk based analysis on machinery work lists.

•Determine how process variable changes impact machinery reliability.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Job Requirements:

•Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field.

•Knowledge of machinery used in refining and petrochemical production including compressors, pumps, steam turbines, gas turbines, electric motors, fans, mixers, extruders, etc.

•Understanding of aerodynamics, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, rotor dynamics, strength of materials and application of these topics to machinery design, performance analysis, and troubleshooting.

•Ability to lead and manage others.

•Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects - each with multiple tasks.

•Ability to perform root cause failure and analysis.

•Familiarity with machinery auxiliary systems, including lube oil, seal oil, hydraulics, monitoring systems, control systems, and protective systems.

•Familiarity with industry standards such as API, AGMA, and NEMA.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

• Significant prior equipment engineer work experience in a petrochemical plant or equivalent understanding of petrochemical processes.
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