Plant Engineer


Energy Power Plant

About this role

Currently seeking a Plant Engineer to provide support for continuous maintenance of plant operations and increased efficiency. They will implement solutions that support plant safety and maintain mechanical integrity through development of predictive/preventative maintenance plans and procedures. This role will directly report into the Chief Engineer.

Job tasks and objectives:

  • Serves as a lead site technical resource for piping systems, stationary equipment and rotating equipment
  • Designs & implements predictive/preventive maintenance programs for critical equipment and provide technical support for emergency maintenance work as needed
  • Assists the maintenance department with planning of site turnarounds, shutdowns, and special projects
  • Assists site Mechanical Integrity Engineer and inspectors with planning, scheduling, execution, and documentation of equipment and ensures it's in compliance with PSM standard
  • Works with site maintenance team, inspectors, and contractors to ensure repairs are performed according to specifications and properly documented
  • Supports reliability technicians and inspectors with analysis of data gathered during condition monitoring rounds, and issues recommendations accordingly
  • Develops, reviews & updates site maintenance and mechanical integrity procedures
  • Leads troubleshooting efforts related to equipment issues onsite and documents findings through failure analyses to avoid recurrence
  • Provides input with regards to scheduling, development of job lists, ordering spare parts and materials as well as new equipment, and sizing of work crews based on job estimation


Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, preferably Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years maintenance/reliability engineering experience in a chemical plant or refinery is strongly preferred
  • Solid working knowledge of rotating equipment, piping systems design and maintenance, pressure vessel specifications and maintenance, inspection techniques, and manpower coordination
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in basic computer software such as Microsoft Office Suite, Avantis
  • Knowledge of industrial codes & standards (API, ASME, ANSI, OSHA, State)


If this sounds like you, then apply now and don't miss out on this opportunity to work with a global leader within the chemical processes sector!
This opportunity offers a competitive base as well as a generous relocation package for the right candidate, so apply now or refer a friend. If you have questions about the role, reach out directly at for information and to get your application started.

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Application process


We carefully review your application and in the coming weeks, you will be notified for an interview session if you are selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days.


After being shortlisted, you will be contacted via email or telephone to arrange for a date on your availability for the qualification interview.


During the interview, you will be assessed on your level of experience and skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking for the position.


After successfully making through the phone interview, a face to face interview will be scheduled between the candidate and recruiter. This session can be a more in-depth interview to review your communication and interpersonal skills.


Submission of candidates resume for client’s approval and screening.

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Shourya Saxena
Brunel USA - Houston

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