Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Maintenance Engineer
Experience: 7 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania, United States

Location: Marcus Hook, PA 

Travel Involved: 0%


This position provides technical expertise to the Maintenance & Reliability Organization.

Position provides counseling and consulting on a variety of process and equipment issues, including detailed calculations in order to make cost effective decisions and recommendations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Knowledge and understanding of sound engineering practices and principles relating to mechanical equipment.
  • Knowledge of rotating equipment design, installation and maintenance, including hands on troubleshooting of pumps and compressors and extruders.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Predictive technologies including vibration, thermography, lubrication analysis and ultrasonics.
  • Responsible for conducting root cause investigations of mechanical equipment failures
  • Responsible for leading reliability centered maintenance, Criticality and FMEA studies
  • Responsible for projecting mechanical equipment maintenance capital needs and running projects as appropriate
  • Responsible to acting as owner of mechanical equipment standards
  • Responsible for equipment benchmarking and metric analysis to improve equipment reliability
  • Responsible for establishing and driving reliability engineering principles and best practices.
  • Responsible for providing technical support to the capital organization for new equipment purchases.
  • Responsible for leading multidisciplinary team during plant shutdown recovery situations

  • Bachelors of Mechanical Engineering
  • Seven years of experience in the chemical, petrochemical or refining industry.
  • Experience in fixed and rotating equipment, including compressors, pumps, extruders, and other plant-related equipment.
  • Experience in the application of reliability methodologies/technologies
  • Understanding of equipment damage mechanisms.
  • Experience in writing or interpreting internal or Industry standards for mechanical equipment.
  • Excellent communications skills (verbal and written), leadership skills, and interpersonal skills for positive interaction with others in all levels in the organization.
  • A balanced strategic and tactical focus, creativity and innovation, and problem solving, analytical, organizational, and planning skills.
  • Excellent computer skills, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Must be a self starter and have high performance standards.

Preferred Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Well developed leadership skills in a professional environment; competent working in a cross-functional matrix environment
  • Ability to handle complex, abstract problems from identification to resolution
  • Ability to think in overall broad terms and negotiate solutions with other related organizations.
  • Experience with predictive maintenance with Certifications in vibration, oil analysis, thermography, etc
  • Experience with Fitness for Service and Reliability Based Inspection
  • Experience with Reciprocating compressor design, troubleshooting and repair
  • Experience with extruder design, troubleshooting and repair
  • Experience with Centrifugal pump and compressor design, troubleshooting and repair
  • Experience with Fixed equipment inspection and repair including certifications in API 510, 570 and 653
The Company is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified candidates and employees pursuant to applicable law. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. If you require reasonable accommodation as part of the application process please contact the Talent Acquisition team.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.