POSITION OVERVIEW The Engineer for I&C Systems Reliability reports to the Reliability Superintendent and is the technical steward for Instrument Systems and is responsible for supporting system maintenance and improving these systems including all associated documentation.
The Engineer for Instrumentation & Control Systems Reliability will provide leadership and discipline expertise to less experienced support staff, maintenance, and production groups.
Supports Reliability Superintendent with driving continuous improvement within the maintenance and operation of assets to ensure the highest most cost effective level of asset availability.
The Engineer for I&C Systems Reliability is expected to conduct RCFA on incidents related to Instrumentation & Control Systems and provide recommendations.
The incumbent is expected to be dedicated and have a high sensitivity to Health, Safety and Environmental (HS&E) issues and shall ensure reliability programs comply with Company’s policies and procedures for the safe, reliable and efficient operation of the terminal.
KNOWLEDGE Understands all facets of equipment reliability and importance of reliability as it ties to HS&E, cost and risk reduction, and increased efficiency and production.
Understands the physical properties and safe handling practices of LNG. Possesses knowledge of governmental regulations and related technical and safety codes, standards and permit related reporting requirements.
Has In-depth knowledge of Instrument Systems reliability, diagnostics, analyses and maintenance procedures. RESPONSIBLITIES AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES Serves as the Instrumentation Systems administrator with the primary focus on the development and implementation of programs to improve reliability.
Provides daily process control and instrument systems support to the plant to keep the plant systems operational. Responsible for the industrial process control systems from the field devices (valves, transmitters, sensing elements, analyzers, flowmeters, etc.
through the controller (which includes DCS, PLC, SIS, HMI, BMS, vibration monitoring systems, air compressor controllers, etc.
Responsible for tracking availability and improving the overall reliability for the equipment related to instrumentation and control systems.
Responsible for the development of documentation standards including updates to the maintenance, reliability and unit operating manuals.
Works with maintenance and operations on reliability issues when they occur; have vision and ability to create quality solutions for any problems.
Understand and interpret codes, standards and regulations that are equipment related.
Responsible for developing or collecting information in support of permit requirements as assigned.
Supports the efforts of the Reliability Supervisor, Maintenance Planning Supervisor, Maintenance Supervisors, Maintenance Manager, and Warehouse Supervisor in developing equipment spare parts requirements as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS)
A Professional Engineering License is preferred.
Recent experience with LNG is preferred, however, petrochemical, NGL, cryogenic natural gas processing, or other hydrocarbon processing experience may be acceptable.
Experience in reliability parameter development, and documentation are required.
An acute sensitivity to safety issues in a hazardous environment. Exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of an organization and with individuals and groups from different disciplines, industries and governmental agencies.
Able to work with a culturally diverse group of technical individuals whose skills cover the range required to engineer, operate and maintain the LNG terminal and Liquefaction production facilities.
Possess the personality and ability to relate to and to establish a mutually respectful relationship with 1) management, 2) peers and 3) the various facility level workers (Plant Manager, plant supervision and plant workers) whom are all responsible for ensuring good operations.
Organized, planning skills, able to manage multiple activities and programs in timely fashion and with a high degree of accuracy, able to meet work deadlines.
Exceptional problem solving and analytical skills. Accomplished public speaker, able to create and deliver industry-specific presentations.
Computer literate including Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Access, Project and PowerPoint.
DIRECT REPORTS No direct reports. FREEDOM TO ACT The Engineer for Instrumentation Systems Reliability requires minimal supervision. WORK CONDITIONS
There is a considerable amount of outdoor activities involved.