Instrument Reliability Engineer

Victoria, TX

Posted: 03/14/2023 Job Number: 5157

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Instrument Reliability Engineer

Job Overview: Instrument Reliability Engineer responsibilities will include support and ownership of site-wide instrument integrity, reliability, and overall instrument health through the evaluation and application of best practices.


This is a Direct Hire role with full benefits.

What you will be doing as a Instrument Reliability Engineer…

  • Lead the site instruments' mechanical integrity programs.
  • Provide tactical and strategic engineering support to operations, turnaround, maintenance, and project groups with run-plant and improve-plant activities.
  • Upgrade instrumentation, sensors, and valves using smart monitoring tools and technology.
  • Engineer a wide range of instruments, and systems such as controls, PLC, DCS, analyzers,
    transducers, and wireless applications (Flow, Pressure, Temperature, Valves)
  • Develop strategies and implement maintenance plans for Safety, Environmental, and Regulatory Instrumentation and Control Systems.
  • Develop economical and technical justifications to support capital projects with equipment replacements and reliability improvements.
  • Support management of the change process as well as develop technical documentation and process safety information design changes, technical specifications, calibrations, alarm settings, & interlock procedure.
  • Work with project managers, design contractors, and vendors to develop scopes of work and detailed engineering designs for repairs and improvement projects.
  • Mentor new engineers and electricians in reliability tools and best practices including RAGAGEP.
  • Facilitate the diagnosis and resolution of chronic causes of instrument failures and implement corrective action using effective diagnostic tools and root cause analysis.
  • Provide guidance and input to establish minimum expectations for inspection and QA/QC activities in the procurement packages and commissioning of instrument equipment.
  • Participate in site capital project specifications, drawings, and safety reviews as well as shop inspections and other project document reviews.
  • Track progress in reliability performance and publish metrics on asset reliability to facilitate
    comprehensive site infrastructure reliability.
Skills you ideally bring to the table as a Instrument Reliability Engineer…
  • Electrical Engineer Degree and 10 years’ work experience as Instrument and Control Systems engineer in a petrochemical, Refining or PSM covered facility.
  • Knowledge with critical Instrument and Control Systems Troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of facility/process design in engineering and PSM standards
  • Experience with engineering software
  • Experience applying statistical tools to identify "Bad Actor" equipment (i.e.: Reliability Modeling, Root Cause Analysis, RCA)
  • Working knowledge of compliance and engineering standards (NEC, NFPA, API, OSHA, ISA, ANSI,
    EPA, and other RAGAGEP’s)
  • Demonstrated experience leading technical initiatives, troubleshooting and projects

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Hours you will be work as a Instrument Reliability Engineer

-Day shift hours
-Traditional 9/80 schedule

Compensation you will receive as a Instrument Reliability Engineer:
  • Salary depending on experience + interview
  • Total comp including competitive starting salary + generous bonus package
  • Full benefits package including 401k + match, PTO, paid holidays, health/dental/vision, STD, LTD + many more

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