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IEA Engineer


Channelview, TX, US, 77530

Req ID:  80742
Facility:  Channelview/South Ops-130
Department:  CVO Reliability - IPOD IEA
Division:  Olefins and Polyolefins and Global Procu


Basic Function

The Instrument & Electrical Maintenance Engineer is to provide day to day technical support of instrumentation, control valves, AMS, and other supporting equipment to area maintenance technicians, instrument specialists, and operations.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Assist the I&E Reliability Engineer in creating / updating and reviewing Preventive Maintenance (PM) Plans and associated maintenance procedures or work instructions 
  • Provide technical support to crafts and operations on technical requirements and issues with unit instrument, control valve, and electrical systems
  • Create / Update store stock requests and verify stocking levels 
  • Support obsolescence and long-range plans, which includes identification of bad actor equipment and development of mitigation plans (i.e. AMS Site Initiatives, SIS/DCS, PLCs, and governor systems, etc.)
  • Develop and forecast spending plan in the maintenance expense budget (i.e. MCI, RELU, and OESEP)
  • Support capital project organization in developing scope, participate in detailed design, and testing and execution phases of projects
  • Enforce application of corporate, industry, and company standards and procedures
  • Develop instrumentation turnaround scope                        
  • Support area optimization teams as needed
  • Lead / Participate in formal and informal investigation teams as required
  • Participate in weekly production meetings with Operations and other support teams 
  • Follow outside repairs
  • Ensure data management systems are updated accordingly (i.e. SAP, Documentum, Instrument Spec Sheets, Controlled Drawings and Documents)
  • Mentor Co-ops and participate in the on-boarding process
  • Create MOCs and lead evaluations for I&E Reliability initiatives

Min. Qualifications

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or closely related discipline
  • Technical expertise of Instrumentation, Control Valves, Electrical Systems and associated equipment
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with Instrumentation and Electrical Systems (prefer 5 years of experience)


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