About the role : 

we are seeking a Reliability Engineer. This position is located in Sugar Grove, Ohio and will provide support to compression facilities in Ohio and Indiana. Alternate reporting locations in the surrounding area may be considered.

Responsibilities : 

  • Provide support to Operations on day to day issues at assigned compressor stations
  • Conduct root cause analysis investigations
  • Provide sound engineering to determine cost-effective solutions to urgent problems such as compressor startup problems, compressor shutdowns/faults, coolant or oil contamination, capacity deficiencies; gas conditioning – drip gas, water, dirt ingestion; station piping problems (support, vibration, excessive pressure drop, etc.), auxiliary system malfunctions (including ESD)
  • Identify, scope, estimate and engineer ‘break fix’ projects to repair failed systems, machines and/or components
  • Identify, scope, estimate and engineer capital and maintenance projects to provide long term solutions for facility defects and systemic issues
  • Provide diagnosis, support repairs, and perform root cause analysis for significant failures and abnormal operation events
  • Provide operational and maintenance recommendations based on: oil and coolant analysis, performance and vibration test results, enterprise analytics notifications (remote condition monitoring system), and borescope inspections
  • Verify adequate capacity of pressure limiting and overpressure protection devices
  • Provide code interpretation services or coordinate third party reviews for issues and installations regarding compressor stations
  • Assist with PHMSA audit preparation and response
  • Provide support for facility audits to insure compliance with company standards, policies and procedures, and governmental and industry codes
  • Engineering design standard development
  • Operations supplement development
  • Provide expert witness testimony in various forums regarding compressor operation and engineering issues
  • Provide facility expertise throughout the project scoping and design process including participation at 30%, 60% and 90% design reviews
  • Technical support for project team during facility construction and commissioning activities
  • Approve pipeline test data reports
  • Determine spare parts requirements
  • Perform gas loss calculations
  • Develop project specific blow down and purge plans
  • Provide subject specific on-the-job training
  • Provide compressor related information/data to a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Provide mentoring for the field teams in accordance with the established procedures of the technician qualification and operator qualification (OQ) programs
  • Be actively involved with the process safety, practice of engineering, management of change, and root cause analysis programs. Help to develop a strong company safety culture by encouraging involvement and leading by example
  • Other tasks as required

Candidate requirements : 

  • BS or advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 4-6 years industry experience with natural gas compression facilities or similar equipment
  • Previously demonstrated dedication to safety
  • Ability and initiative to work independently, display creativity, and exercise sound judgement
  • Demonstrated superior organizational skills and proven ability to manage projects within scope and budget
  • Effective analytical skills
  • Skills to effectively operate in a team-oriented environment with a willingness to support team objectives
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Work closely with field teams, management, third party resources, and coordinate work with other appropriate technical resources
  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to handle rapidly shifting priorities and multiple projects concurrently, requiring resolution of complex problems in stressful situations
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • In-depth knowledge of reciprocating and turbine drive compressor units and ancillary equipment
  • Comprehensive understanding of DOT 192 and 193
  • Comprehensive understanding of ASME B31.1, B31.3, B31.8, and API codes/standards
  • Professional Engineering License or the willingness to pursue license
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