Mechanical Engineer - Reciprocating

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Lake Charles, LA
Job Type
Direct Hire
Oct 10, 2017
Job ID

Mechanical Engineer - Reciprocating - Lake Charles, LA
Due to our Client's tremendous growth they have an opening for a Mechanical Engineer - Reciprocating. This position reports  through the West Plant Maintenance Senior Maintenance Manager and will reside in Lake Charles, Louisiana.  This position will be responsible for overseeing the maintenance and testing of specialized rotating equipment in the new LDPE (high pressure) and LLDPE units.
Our client offers a comprehensive total rewards package with market-related compensation and benefits that are consistent across our sites in the USA. The total rewards package is competitive within our industry and is designed to attract and retain the most valuable assets - our employees. 

Experience and/or Educational Requirements
· Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
· 5+ years of relevant experience
· Good interpersonal skills and teamwork skills
· Good written and verbal communication skills
Major Responsibilities

· Focus on all aspects of the life of this equipment assuring Life Cycle Costs evaluations and standardizations of equipment specifications are optimal.
· Develop action plans and procedures to assure maintainability of the equipment specified.
· Develop and implement the appropriate maintenance procedures to achieve reliable operations.
· Lead continuous improvement and reliability of the site, operating units and equipment by:
o   Continuous development and improvement of site standards and procedures
o   Development of systems, tools and practices to meet all regulatory, statutory, SHER&Q, cost and operating requirements
o   Co-coordinating and executing shutdowns
o   Maintaining the integrity of all documentation
o   Contribute to the management of change procedure
Expertise Requirements
· Hyper Compressor
· Lubrication systems
· Monitoring, maintenance and repair
· Components disassembly and assembly
· Valve overhaul
· Troubleshooting of Hyper Compressor Auxiliaries system;
· High Pressure testing and validation
· Catalyst feed system maintenance
· High pressure tubing installation & predictive maintenance.
· Centrifugal Compressor maintenance
· Extruder maintenance