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Reliability Engineer E/I/C

  • LocationHouston, TX 77056 - United States
  • Work TypeContract/Temp
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:5 days ago
  • Job no: 55273ENBJP00015054
  • Category: Engineering

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.

Technical Accountabilities:

  • Develop and Facilitate
  • Asset Criticality Analysis
  • Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA) and Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM)
  • Asset Strategies
  • 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-Availability-Maintainability (RAM) Analysis
  • 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

General Accountabilities:

  • 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.
  • Asset Criticality Analysis
  • Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA) and Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM)
  • Asset Strategies
  • 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-Availability-Maintainability (RAM) Analysis
  • 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

General Accountabilities:

  • 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

Scope/Dimensions:

  • 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):

Internal 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

External Relationships

  • Request technical information and services occasionally to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), technology and software providers
  • Interfaces with industry peers

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Required Qualifications:

  • 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.

Desired Qualifications:

  • The following will be a plus:
  • Master in Reliability Engineering
  • CMRP Certification
  • 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

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  • Published on 13 Sep 2021, 2:07 PM