Reliability Engineer (Instrumentation)

Vacancy number • TR-233587

Reliability Engineer (Instrumentation)

  • Calgary
  • Closes July 3
  • 40 hours
  • Academic Bachelor

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About this job

  • Industry: (Petro)Chemical
  • Area of expertise: HR & Support
  • Location: Calgary

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor


Brunel is seeking a highly skilled Senior Instrumentation Reliability Engineer with specialized expertise in asset strategy development and experience as a GE APM / Meridium user. This role will play a pivotal part in enhancing the reliability and performance of our clients assets through strategic planning, data-driven analysis, and optimization efforts.

About this role

  • Lead the development and implementation of comprehensive asset reliability strategies (such as basic operator care, PMs, Condition Based & Predictive based maintenance) to optimize performance, reduce downtime, and minimize maintenance costs.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify critical assets, define performance metrics, and establish proactive maintenance plans aligned with organizational objectives.

  • Base line existing asset / maintenance strategies. Then using operating context and asset strategy library develop recommended asset strategies in GE APM application. Determine the gap between recommended strategies and existing strategies. Influence site reliability engineers to implement the gap.

  • Determine spares aligning asset strategies.

  • Develop and implement asset strategy and asset health in GE APM application in collaboration with maintenance planner and GE APM specialists.

  • Lead/ contribute to developing instrumentation equipment catalog (failure) profiles.

  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives by proactively identifying areas for enhancement in asset reliability, maintenance processes, and operational efficiency.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to implement best practices, standardize processes, and foster a culture of reliability excellence across the organization.


  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent. Must be a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Alberta. If an experienced technologist, must registered with technologist's professional organization.

  • Minimum 10 years' experience working in an Oil and Gas Refinery or equivalent in a reliability/maintenance and/or operations role.

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience, conducting RCA, performing Reliability Analytics, Reviewing Failure History data, developing and implementing Asset Strategy

  • Familiar with developing Asset Strategies using RCM, FMEA, Library, OEM Recommendation, regulatory requirements etc.

  • Well versed in typical instrument equipment failures, troubleshooting, maintenance strategies, such as condition based and predictive based technics and their technologies/tools. Must be able to analyze condition based and predictive based data and provide recommendations.

  • Knowledge of API, ASME and ISO 14224 standards as they pertain to process measurement instrumentation such as flow, pressure, temperature, level, and wireless technology, along with a strong understanding of control and on/ off valve applications.

  • Knowledge of Asset Performance Management software, development and monitoring, Asset Health indicators and SAP Plant Maintenance Module is an asset


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