Reliability Engineer

Decatur, AL 35601

Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Function: Engineering Job ID:: 131442

Job Description

Reliability Engineer 

Fixed Equipment Engineer is a key role within the Fixed Equipment Reliability Team. Responsibilities include: PCMS software implementation, practical application of codes and RAGAGAEP in support of maintenance and capital projects, as well as development and execution of Inspection, Testing, and Preventive Maintenance (ITPM) plans for fixed equipment. Knowledge and understanding of relief device systems is also preferred. Managing testing frequencies and utilization of RBI will be important in further developing the Decatur Site’s Mechanical Integrity Program. 

The ideal candidate exhibits high standards for excellence and an ability to collaborate with maintenance, operating units and other sites within the company. 



§ Documentation of new ITPM scopes for all fixed equipment to detect probable failure modes identified through Damage Mechanism Reviews 

§ Implementation of a management process for inspections, findings and funding requirements for execution recommendations 

§ Develop a dashboard view of asset health for all critical fixed equipment 

Ownership of the Inspection Monitoring Software- PCMS 

§ Ownership of relief device inspection and testing program 




Technical Expertise 

§ Proficiency in the application of API and ASME Codes 

§ Develop detailed scopes for repair of fixed equipment 

§ API 579 Fitness for Service 



§ Overall ownership of fixed equipment program and reporting 

§ Set strategic direction for the fixed equipment program 




§ Reports to Reliability Manager 

§ Works with a team of reliability engineers, inspectors and technicians to support manufacturing 




§ Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, or similar with related experience 

§ Eight to ten years in the chemical, petrochemical or refining industry, with three to five years of fixed equipment experience 

§ A broad understanding of continuous operations in a PSM-covered chemical plant is essential 



§ API 510, 570, 581, 653 Certifications 

§ Licensed Professional Engineer 




§ Solid interpersonal and organizational skills with excellent verbal and written communication capabilities 

§ Comprehensive knowledge of applicable ASME and API Codes, including ASME Sections I and VIII, B31.1, B31.3, API 510, 570, 576, 653

Meet The Recruiter

Caitlin Spellings
Senior IT/Engineering Recruiter

Since I joined the Burnett Specialists team in 2014, I've placed numerous candidates in various roles and gained a reputation for exceptional skills in identifying and recruiting top talent. Providing a positive experience for both candidates and clients is my top priority.

I'm passionate about recruiting and building long-lasting relationships with my clients. My attention to detail, exceptional communication skills, and ability to understand clients' needs have qualified me to become a trusted and respected IT and engineering recruiter.

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