Company: Wood
Skills: Reliability Engineer
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood PLC is looking for an experienced Mechanical and Reliability Engineer to support the development of asset equipment Maintenance builds, coordinate and support maintenance assessments and maintenance analysis and improvements projects.

The individual will be responsible for:
  • Development and improvement of maintenance tasks, inclusive of Tasks Lists and
    Maintenance Strategies
  • Review and interpretation of engineering information (such as dwgs, functional, and
    technical specifications) for the building of Asset Hierarchy
  • Leverage simplified optimization approaches for optimizing maintenance plans for
    non-critical and low complexity critical equipment/systems while keeping with sound
    reliability principles
  • Develop detailed Instrumentation & Control equipment specific Work Instructions, procedures and Task
    Lists and the associated Master Data
  • Continuous improvement of Maintenance Development and Optimization processes
    and technical procedures
  • Develop Maintenance Procedures
  • Conduct equipment and Spares Criticality Assessments and Safety Critical Control Element
    (Equipment) assignment exercises
  • Participate in client workshops and reviews
  • Identify Spares for Maintenance Strategies, catalogue Spare Parts, consumables and
    assemble Bills of Materials
  • Participate and support the facilitation of I&C equipment reliability related studies
    including RCM studies, FMEAs, FMECAs, Criticality Analysis, and RCAs
  • Provide Technical oversight and carry out Maintenance Data analysis and QA/ QC
  • Support the development project documentation such as procedures, standards, and
    analysis papers
  • Conduct RCFAs and apply other failure analysis techniques
  • Carry out Site-based Work Management, Maintenance and Reliability assessments
    employing data analytics techniques
  • Develop technical reports, and conduct lessons learnt sessions
  • Travel to client Sites inclusive of onshore, offshore plants, and office locations
  • Develop and roll-out technical requirements for Maintenance Build and optimization
  • Institute governance for the control of documenting, storage, archival and
    communication of technical data
  • Coordinate the package of deliverables for handover to clients
  • Coordinate assignments across development team
  • Lead change management and process implementation
  • Deliver maintenance, reliability, and work management training
  • Developing work schedules and shutdown execution strategies

Skills / Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • BSc, BEng, BTech. Degree in Electrical, Electronics & Computer Engineering discipline or equivalent with Site-based experience in Maintenance and Reliability management
  • MSRP Certification is advantageous

Minimum Experience:
      • Minimum 5 years' experience in maintenance management and in the execution of maintenance development projects
      • Experience in maintenance data development and updates
      • Experience in the development and configuration of Maintenance and Spares Master Data
      • Experience in the execution of big data analytics and machine learning techniques
      • Demonstrable balance of offshore and onshore asset high-speed rotating equipment installation, operations, and maintenance experience
      • Experience in the maintenance and testing of oil and gas, petrochemical, LNG, or manufacturing controls and instrumentation equipment such as transmitters, metering, plant control equipment such as PLCs, HMIs, Data Historians and other surveillance equipment.
      • Experience and working knowledge of work management processes
      • Experience in leading teams and supervision

Job-Specific Skills:
  • Strong Technical Writing skills
  • Ability and experience in the delivery of technician training and competency management
  • Capable of developing Technical Maintenance Methodologies for I&C equipment
  • Knowledge of reliability and maintenance processes including Criticality Assessments, Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA), Reliability Centered Maintenance Studies
  • Experience in the execution and supervision of maintenance activities and teams
  • Strong functional and technical knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS), such as SAP, Maximo, and others and Master Data Objects, electrical isolations,
  • Strong analytical skills. Data analytics, database, and spreadsheet manipulation skills
  • In-depth application knowledge of process mapping and lean concepts
  • In-depth Knowledge of the local statutory or regulatory maintenance requirements and risk management programs
  • Knowledge of OREDA, API and OSHA guidelines
  • Strong Innovative, continuous improvement skills
  • Excellent team working and networking skills
  • Strong organization skills

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.