Mechanical Reliability Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Reliability Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Vidalia, United States
Salary: $110000 - $120000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-11-05
Reference: BH-91510
Contact Name: Luke Guest
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Job Published: November 05, 2018 22:06

Job Description

The Mechanical Engineer will be heavily involved in the design, procurement, construction and commissioning of a processing facility in Northeastern Louisiana. This role will also ensure continuous plant capacity and operation through the application of mechanical and reliability equipment engineering. In production, the position is also expected to improve plant processing operations and efficiencies through the effective administration of capital projects.

Compliance with the HSE Policies, Procedures and Standards applicable to the Team.
Report all incidents, anomalies and workplace health hazards via the approved Incident and Hazard Reporting procedures.
Undertake regular work area inspections and report & rectify faults & issues immediately.
Continually monitor the work environment to ensure the safety of yourself and other workers.
Make improvement recommendations to the Senior Team to continually increase the level of safety in the plant and other associated facilities.
Responsible for ensuring quality maintenance systems, best practice reliability engineering service and the provision of quality controlled reliability standards.
Involvement in all mechanical construction & commissioning activities, including the purchase, design, and replacement of existing equipment and revisions to plant layout and operation.
Compiling and reviewing test registers, equipment register and field test records related to the discipline.
Approving drawings/documents during commissioning.
Reviewing the mechanical elements from design through to construction completion and attainment of Construction Verification including workmanship documentation from Contractors.
Obtaining and recording technical and contractual information relating to mechanical equipment.
Developing and updating the Work Packages for each module and phase of construction/commissioning, including the discipline test registers, and ensuring that they comply with piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs), single line diagrams (SLDs) and other relevant project documents.
Providing technical expertise within the mechanical engineering discipline, and contribute to the identification and solving of problems to enable construction/commissioning to be completed.
Managing vendors and contractors and ensuring that they understand all of the relevant site and project requirements.
Making vendor documents available to discipline technicians and, if required, assisting technicians in fully understanding vendor requirements.
Organizing and coordinating Construction Verification, and witnessing tests and operation of all equipment in the facilities relating to the discipline.
Contributing to the developing of deficiency lists and ensuring that remedial actions are carried out promptly.
Develop and suggest modifications to equipment in line with industry best practice.
Implementation and improvement of Condition Monitoring Techniques to improve reliability.
Assist with regulatory inspect tracking and programs surrounding inspections.

Tertiary qualifications in a Mechanical Engineering discipline or relevant industry qualification.
Experience working with a mechanical team in a design/construction/commissioning environment.
Exposure to the mining, oil & gas or chemical manufacturing industries.
Understanding of common predictive technologies: vibration analysis, lubrication, thermography, motor
analysis, ultrasonic, machinery analysis, alignment and balancing procedures, and fixed equipment diagnostic
Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines.
Proactive and proven capacity to think conceptually and make assertive decisions.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work cohesively with team members.
Sound computer proficiency with intermediate MS Office skills.