On behalf of one of North America’s largest natural gas distributors, we are looking for a Reliability Engineer E/I/C in Houston, TX.
This role provides technical support to Operations while focusing on the establishment of the Reliability processes, development of effective asset strategies and, management and solution of Bad Actors.
The main objective is to lead the improvement of asset reliability and provide subject matter expertise by applying sound reliability engineering practices and analysis.
Develop and Facilitate
Asset Criticality Analysis
Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA) and Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM)
Lead Bad Actors Program
Support Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA).
Identify sound technical and cost-beneficial solutions
Develop asset Life-Cycle Analysis
Develop, analyze and report Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
Develop Reliability Modeling and Analytics. Including Reliability Block Diagram (BBD) and Weibull Analysis
Complete Data mining, analysis, and recommendations
Lead Continuous Improvement of asset reliability
Recommend optimization and technology opportunities
Develop and/or review and improve required Reliability processes and Standards
Review and comment as required Engineering Standards, Specifications, and Safety Operational Procedures (SOPs)
Support Reliability at the Design Stage
Comply with all policies, procedures, and programs including, but not limited to, training, safe work practices, and environmental management.
Good interpersonal and teamwork skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrate leadership and ownership while working collaboratively with Operations,
Engineering, Maintenance, Maintenance Management & Systems, and Supply Chain departments
The responsibilities of this position will impact the Safety of our operations, Operating and Capital budget, asset management, processes, and controls through the development of asset strategies, the Bad Actors Program management, and the reliability improvement plan recommended.
This position will have the authority to identify risks and recommend the best course of action
Scope of application extends from the engineering design to existing operations of Transmission assets in the US and Canada.
Contacts (Working Relationships):
Reports to the Manager Asset Reliability within Facilities Integrity in the Asset Integrity & Technical Services organization of the Gas Transmission Business Unit.
Daily work includes input and output of information, data, and analysis among peers Reliability Engineers and, Compression, Field Technical Operations, Maintenance Management & Systems (MMS), Procurement Supply Chain Management (PSCM), Gas Control, Commercial and Major Project groups.
Communicates with other stakeholders ranging from tradespersons to Seniors Leadership
Request technical information and services occasionally to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), technology and software providers
Interfaces with industry peers
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
BSc in Electrical Engineering
10 years of experience in the O&G industry that should include background on Compression and Metering Stations of the pipeline system and must have field experience on:
Function, troubleshooting, and failure modes of Electrical, Instrumentation and Control System equipment, devices and system of compression and Metering stations including gas turbines, centrifugal and reciprocating compressors, engines, emergency power generators, power back up the system and Emergency Shutdown System (ESD).
Control Systems such as turbomachinery control systems, Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA).
Familiar with Transmission / Pipeline fundamentals where electrical equipment and controls are applied.
Demonstrable experience in Reliability analysis such as Criticality assessments, FMEA, RCM, asset strategies development, Reliability Analytics (RBD and Weibull Analysis) and, Rotating Equipment Condition Monitoring.
Experience on RCFA.
Knowledgeable on SAP PM Module transactions and data mining
Proficient with Microsoft Excel (including Macros and Pivot Tables), PowerPoint, Power BI, Databases and Outlook
Knowledgeable of ISO 14224 Standard.
The following will be a plus:
Master in Reliability Engineering
Knowledge of Reliability Softwares (e.g. Reliasoft, Avsim, Winsmith Weibull, Raptor)
Knowledge of other Advance Data Systems such as SQL, Mathlab would be an asset