Reliability Engineer

Location: Gainesville, FL
Date Posted: 08-03-2017
Engineering Jobs in Florida is currently recruiting for a Reliability Engineer to manage and mitigate risks associated with electrical distribution in a large chemical plant near Gainesville, FL.

In this role the Reliability Engineer will

Be responsible for engineering, maintenance, and reliability of plant electrical power distribution and electrical capital projects.
Develop and improve the reliability centered maintenance (RCM) program for electrical equipment.
Monitor and provide engineering technical support for electrical systems including transformers switchgear, substations, circuit breakers, motor starters, protective relays, SCADA, generators, and overhead crane power rectifiers, dragline electrical equipment.
Identify and implement continuous improvement and cost reduction initiatives.
Coordinate work with outside engineering firms, electric utility, and electrical contractors.
Lead Failure Analysis and Vulnerability studies.
Loss Elimination  - Track the production losses or high costs.  In full partnership with the operations team, develops a plan to eliminate or reduce the losses through root cause analysis.
Risk Management  - Manage risk to the achievement of an organization’s strategic objectives in the areas of environmental health and safety, asset capability, quality, and production.  Familiar with PHA, FMECA, SFMFA, MI, FTA, and RCM tools.
Life Cycle Asset Management  - involved in the design and installation stages of projects for new assets and modification of existing assets.
Act as liaison with Operations, Maintenance, and Engineering coordinating the work of internal personnel when necessary, and controlling operating costs.
Identify opportunities for technologies to be updated or better utilized to achieve production cost, savings, improved through product quality improvements.  Develop specific, viable economical justifications for these projects with maintenance, engineers and other plant personnel.
Assure that the Management of Change (MOC) is followed to capture all changes made to plant processes or equipment.
We're looking for someone with the following background
BS Electrical Engineering degree with 10+ years experience in electrical distribution,  medium voltage and high voltage power systems, motors, drives, schematics, and associated circuitry in chemical, refinery, pulp & paper, or related process plants. 
Strong tactical and strategic thinking ability, able to develop and execute both short and long term plans. 
Experience with CMMS systems and tracking of best practice maintenance activities.
Knowledge of TPM (Total Productive Maintenance), preventive and predictive maintenance programs and standards. 
Current with latest and emerging industry regulations, codes, technologies and methodologies relative to activities.
Only applicants authorized to legally work in the US without sponsorship can be considered

Contact Information

Bob Pudlock
Managing Partner
(561) 450-9490

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