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Rotating Equipment Engineer

Company: This Way LLC
Location: Texas City
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Job Description:

Our Partner is looking for a Rotating Equipment Engineer in Texas City, TX.

The job will be accountable for the reliability of rotating equipment; requiring knowledge of best-in-class practices around the operation and maintenance of rotating equipment. You will utilize a solid ability to troubleshoot mechanical rotating equipment by applying root-cause failure analysis. Skills include troubleshooting motors, pumps, compressors, and gearboxes utilizing vibration signatures, oil analysis, and motor current signatures.


  • Troubleshoot screw and centrifugal compressor problems utilizing existing process conditions.
  • Oversee and direct the rotating equipment/vibration monitoring program.
  • Review rotating equipment recommendations and set priorities for completion of recommendations.
  • Ensure complete and accurate rotating equipment repair documentation.
  • Participate in all the appropriate project reviews that impact the reliability and rotating equipment integrity of the plant.
  • Implement projects to improve mechanical reliability, reduce costs, improve safety and solve environmental issues.
  • Provide technical support to project engineering. Have some crossover responsibilities on the stationary equipment reliability.
  • Work with vendors concerning equipment issues, technology issues, failure problems, and quotes on equipment used in some projects.
  • Demonstrate strong safety leadership in daily work and through:
    • Coordination with maintenance supervisors to develop and implement preventive and predictive maintenance programs on existing equipment (fixed equipment, pumps, safety devices, etc.) based on manufacturer's recommendation or best engineering practices
    • Lead or participate as needed in Process Hazard Analysis, Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA), or other risk assessments
    • Write and support the Management of Change process through PHA and PSSR Evaluations
    • Lead/participate in incident investigations to identify root causes and corrective recommendations to prevent reoccurrence Requirements
      • BS in Engineering; Mechanical Engineering preferred
      • 8 - 10 years' work experience in plant maintenance, of this, 5 years focused on rotating equipment troubleshooting, vibration monitoring, etc.
      • Extensive experience with screw and centrifugal compressors and pumps
      • In-depth knowledge of compressors, steam turbines and gearboxes
      • Experience in providing training to rotating equipment mechanics and operators preferred
      • Familiarity with vibration signature and oil analysis; pump design fundamentals and sizing; and mechanical details of rotating equipment and seal plans
      • Familiarity with Bad Actor programs and Criticality analysis
      • Experience with SAP, Microsoft Office software, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, etc. Benefits
        • Competitive salaries, performance-related pay, and bonuses.
        • A comprehensive benefits package with low premiums including health, short term disability, and life and accidental death insurance plans
        • Retirement savings with company match + contributions
        • Fitness and tuition reimbursement
        • Flexible work environment
        • Career development and progression

Keywords: This Way LLC, Texas City , Rotating Equipment Engineer, Engineering , Texas City, Texas

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