Mechanical Static Engineer

Louisiana - Missouri - United States - Energy - Mining - Engineering & Design - Academic Bachelor

Brunel has an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Static Engineer for our client who are a global leader in mining solutions and quality products throughout the world in the Mining Industry. This is a permanent position located in Louisiana, Missouri. You will be responsible for being the expert in leading the Static Equipment Reliability effort for the site through collaboration between the Strategic Engineering specialist resources and the operations teams. You will be part of a dynamic team who manages the mechanical effectiveness, daily operations, overall plant safety, product quality and environmental and sustainability initiatives. If you feel this would be a good fit, apply now!

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Gabrielle Warner, Account manager

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About this role

  • Ensure that all static plant equipment assets at the Plant have effective Reliability and Capability Life Plans and maintenance strategies;
  • Work closely with Maintenance Planners to ensure that preventive & predictive maintenance work orders in SAP PM are aligned with equipment maintenance strategies;
  • Complete equipment failure investigations using root cause analysis techniques;
  • Conduct engineering statistical reliability studies from the risk assessments, criticality data, corrective maintenance history, and failure history;
  • Assure compliance to relevant external statutory regulation and internal plant and engineering standards and communicating such requirements to the relevant stakeholders;
  • Ensure application of Company Management of Change policies and standards;
  • Implementation and Auditing of Standards and Guidelines in collaboration with Principal Engineers and Operations Personnel;
  • Undertake and organize technical investigations, inspections, studies and surveys, and analyzing all historical data, to determine static plant equipment risk and criticality;
  • Continuous update and review static plant equipment items in the operational risk registers. Implement effective controls and improvement actions (elimination/reduction);
  • Collaboration with Operations, Turnaround, and Project functions in effective identification & scoping of requirements. Execution of technical R&I role during turnarounds;
  • Support tactical response to address equipment deficiencies in an effective & timely manner during turnarounds.

About you

  • Bachelor’s degree in metallurgy, materials, mechanical, civil, manufacturing or chemical engineering;
  • Qualifications such as API 510, 570, 571, 579, 653 and 581 preferred or working towards certification;
  • 4-10+ years of experience in maintenance and/or engineering of a petrochemical manufacturing plant, power generation or similar heavy industry environment with at least 3 years in the field of the reliability of static plant equipment;
  • Knowledge of static plant equipment and good knowledge of materials, failure mechanisms, fabrication and repair processes and procedures;
  • Familiarity with Safety Management Systems;
  • Familiarity with Quality Management Systems;
  • Familiarity with Manufacturing Excellence models, systems and processes relating to asset capability and reliability;
  • Familiarity with Turnaround management systems;
  • Computer literacy in:
  • Microsoft Office Suite;
  • SAP PM or equivalent;
  • Experienced in risk identification, analysis, and mitigation strategies;
  • Proven project delivery;
  • Demonstrated ability in optimizing reliability e.g. reducing failure rates, increasing uptime, etc.;
  • Strong understanding of RBM (Risk-based Maintenance) and RCM (reliability-centered maintenance) maintenance strategy development;
  • Strong understanding of statistical analysis of failure data (e.g. uptime, Weibull analysis, etc);
  • Competent in the various methods of Root Cause Failure Analysis;
  • Competent in incident investigations.

What we offer

  • Vacation time + 10 paid holidays + a couple of PTO days;
  • Full health benefits including employer HSA contributions + dental plan with an orthodontic option, wellness coaching available;
  • Up to a 4% 401k match PLUS additional company contribution from 1% to 5% based on years of service;
  • Generous tuition reimbursement program;
  • Friendly and supportive coworkers.


  • Vacancy number: PUB234198
  • Location: Louisiana
  • Market: Energy
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branch: Mining
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Closing date: Monday, November 18, 2019
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Feel free to contact


Gabrielle Warner

Account manager Brunel Energy USA Salt Lake City

+1 385-259-2533

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