Senior Rotating Equipment Reliability Engineer
Location: Pico Rivera
Posted on: March 28, 2020
Senior Rotating Equipment Reliability Engineer
Full Time/ Part Time:
Job Description:Primary Purpose:
Functions as the company's expert in compressors and engines in the
areas of mechanical performance, failure analysis, repairs,
combustion and exhaust emissions. Manages and directs programs
and/or projects within the department that provide department or
company-wide benefits. Directs, monitors and assists team members
and outside contractors with engineering technical guidance.
Responsible for developing contracts and approving contract
revisions for contractors, consultants and vendors. Coordinates
input from, and participation with, various other departments
within the Company as needed to meet project objectives.
Participates in industry technical committees and is a leading
contributor within area of expertise.
Provide technical expertise to other teams within the department
and other departments within the Company.
Provide technical advice to junior staff members and review
technical results, evaluations and analyses. Provide for the
development of junior staff within the work group through mentoring
and providing technical guidance.
Manage and coordinate all engineering related activities leading to
the successful completion of projects and/or programs, including,
determination of scope, identification of resources (internal and
external), selection of consultants, engineering, cost estimates,
budgeting, permitting, design, material procurement and start-up
Provide direction to contractors, consultants, Company engineers,
technical specialists and the remainder of the project team.
Develop and/or utilize project control systems to control budget
and schedule. Provide timely status reports to the client.
Development or improvement of program processes.
Develop and obtain approval of designs, systems or program
parameters which establish performance, safety and reliability
requirements for proposed projects. Analyze proposals for
practicability and compatibility with overall project and existing
systems, and Gas Standards.
Stay abreast of the latest changes, trends and technological
advancements in the industry. Maintain deep knowledge of Company
operations to effectively support client requests.
Interpret state and federal codes, industry standards and
specifications for customers and internal clients.
Develop and provide input on Company standards, specifications and
procedures governing selection, design, application and operation
of materials, components and systems, which meet Company needs on a
long term basis and with optimum economic considerations.
Review proposed changes in regulatory requirements and prepare
Company response. Ensure that changes in regulatory or code
requirements are addressed through appropriate programs and
modifications to applicable Gas Standards.
Participate in, and provide technical input to, review of proposed
changes to codes and standards. Recommend modifications to Gas
Standards that reflect regulatory changes.
Represent the Company's interests on industry committees regarding
codes and standards.
B.S. in Engineering required. Master's Degree in Engineering or
other technical discipline and business training is desirable.
Registration as a professional engineer in the state of California
or equivalent Company certificate is highly desirable.
6 -- 8 year's previous related engineering experience including
experience at the Engineer I level.
Experience with rotating equipment, primarily reciprocating and
centrifugal compressors, and natural gas fired engines and
Engineering expertise to provide technical support for maintenance,
repair, and operation of rotating equipment.
Ability to conduct and/or interpreting data from equipment
performance, condition, and/or vibration tests.
Knowledge of engine emission control technologies, both lean and
rich burn, and tuning techniques.
Experience working closely with maintenance and operations
Must be able to prepare and review complex engineering calculations
and analyses. Apply engineering principles to analyze and resolve
problems. Prepare and review cost and budget estimates and develop
Must possess knowledge of project management theories and concepts,
engineering practices and concepts, and cost analysis, and be able
to apply this knowledge in daily operations.
Must possess the ability to review problems and propose innovative
solutions, which involve technical, operational, and economic
issues, and may link new concepts and technologies.
Must possess strong leadership skills and demonstrate good
Ability to provide direction and guidance to fellow
Must be able to identify and resolve conflicts in schedules, or the
relationship of interdependent functions such as cost, schedule and
Must be able to determine project requirements, assess the
abilities within the work group and appropriately delegate to team
members. Responsible for providing team goals and evaluating
Requires the ability to assess the potential financial impact of a
project in the Company, as well as the impact on existing Company
facilities and operating, marketing and regulatory philosophies and
Must possess the ability to effectively interact with various
departments to maintain open lines of communication.
Must clearly and concisely communicate technical and non-technical
economic concepts with all levels of management in both formal and
Must possess strong negotiation skills to conduct effective
contract negotiations with consultants and engineering or
Maintain calm under pressure; Encourage respectful dialogue;
Confront difficult situations without bias; Act within realistic
timeframe for resolution; Resolve conflicts through fair
NOTE: This position will be filled at the appropriate level based
on the experience level of the selected candidate, final scope of
job responsibilities and job requirements.Posting End Date:
Jun 24, 2019
Keywords: SoCalGas, Pico Rivera , Senior Rotating Equipment Reliability Engineer, Engineering , Pico Rivera, California
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