Fixed Reliability Engineer - 004856
Flint Hills Resources is an independent refining and chemicals company. The company has expanded its operations through capital projects and acquisitions worth more than $5.3 billion since 2002. Its refineries and ethanol plants produce fuels that power much of Texas, the Midwest and the Alaska interior. Its petrochemicals are used to manufacture goods such as plastics, building products and packaging materials. Its asphalt is used in communities across the Midwest and Alaska. The base oils it markets are the principle raw material used to produce premium motor oil, commercial lubricants and sealants and coatings.
Flint Hills Resources employs about 3,600 people who are focused on creating value for customers and society. This workforce includes plant operators, accountants, marketers, environmental, health and safety professionals and engineers, among other career types, who work in a variety of settings: corporate headquarters, terminals, refineries, ethanol plants, chemical plants or sales offices. The company owns refineries and chemical plants in Alaska, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota and Texas, and ethanol plants in Iowa.
In addition, the company owns and operates fuel and/or asphalt terminals in Alaska, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin. Flint Hills owns an interest in base oils plant in Louisiana, and a biodiesel feedstock development company in California. In addition to sales offices in North America, the company has a sales presence in Switzerland, Hong Kong and Belgium to serve global customers.
ROLES, RESPONSIBILITIES and EXPECTATIONS:
Provides technical support on fixed equipment issues to refinery & petrochemical operating business units. Responsible for framing up sound and economically viable repair vs. replacement recommendations, and updating equipment reliability strategies. Owns assigned fixed equipment standards, and willing to participate in their continual improvement. Trains and assists project engineers in the use of equipment standards and ASME codes. Leads major Root Cause Failure Analysis investigations for fixed equipment. Enjoys working in a team environment, and will be able to communicate at all levels of management.
WORK EXPERIENCE & SKILLS REQUIRED:
Engineering degree with 10 yrs of experience within a refining, chemical, or heavy industrial environment. Knowledge and experience related to pressure vessels, piping, exchangers, and the factors that affect the reliability of fixed equipment. Experience applying ASME/API/NBIC codes and code calculations relating to alterations/repairs.
B.S. in Mechanical, Civil, Reliability, or Chemical/Petroleum Engineering
WORK EXPERIENCE & SKILLS PREFERRED:
Performing Root Cause Failure Analysis Exposure to Reliability Centered Maintenance Knowledge of fitness-for-service principles as outlined in API 579. Developing and managing equipment standards
OTHER CONSIDERATIONS (Optional) (Unique skills, Certifications/Licenses, Timing, Travel, Relocation, etc.):
API 510/571 certifications AWS certification PIP function team member API committee member Able to travel up to 10% of the time. Some overtime may be required, including nights, weekends, and holidays during turnarounds and outages.
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Corpus Christi, TX