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Maintenance & Reliability I/E Engineer


Edison, NJ, US, 08817

Req ID:  81927
Facility:  Edison-Lyo
Department:  Reliability Engineering
Division:  Olefins and Polyolefins and Global Procu


Basic Function

Working in a team environment, in this role the engineer is responsible for implementing reliability best practices, developing and optimizing preventive maintenance tasks; as well as supporting maintenance activities.  The position interacts with other engineers, specialists, and technicians at the site, corporate technical networks, peers at other locations, and vendors/suppliers as needed to resolve problems and improve plant reliability and performance.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Monitor instrument & equipment performance and make improvement recommendations.
  • Provide I&E technical support/expertise in the design and installation stages of projects for new assets and modification of existing assets to minimize life cycle cost and maximize availability.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary reliability improvement teams to guide efforts to ensure reliability and maintainability of equipment, processes, utilities, controls, and safety systems.
  • Apply value analysis to repair/replace, repair/redesign and make/buy decisions
  • Provide basic level support for the DeltaV Distributed Control Systems (DCS)

Min. Qualifications

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 4 years relevant experience in the refining, petrochemical, chemical process, or power generation industries is preferred.
  • The successful candidate must exhibit an understanding of Management of Change (MOC) requirements, reliability processes, and maintenance workflow.
  • Basic knowledge of Safety Instrumented Systesms (SIS) design and logic and be able to obtain a Functional Safety Practitioner certification within 2 years of date of hire 
  • Strong interpersonal leadership skills are critical due to the requirement for effective communication of complex issues across the organization as well as for mentoring and consensus building.
  • The successful candidate must have strong commitment to safety, a high level of personal integrity, and dedication to conducting business in an ethical way.


The individual must have or develop basic proficiency in the following areas:

  • Interpretation and application of industry codes and standards (i.e. IEEE, ISA, NEC)
  • Process instrumentation and control valves
  • Motors, motor controls, and drives
  • PLC maintenance, troubleshooting, and programming
  • Project management
  • Reliability Engineering concepts
  • Reliability data analysis techniques
  • Predictive and Preventive Maintenance concepts
  • Basic knowledge of power distribution systems
  • Ability to apply computer software tools (SAP, Microsoft Office, CAD)


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