International Staffing Consultants, Inc.
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SR Electrical Reliability engineer
Perform Engineering duties by applying principles, knowledge, and
practices of electrical power distribution for timely identification,
analysis, and resolution of electrical related issues to ensure safe,
reliable, and cost-efficient plant operations. The Sr. Electrical
Reliability Engineer also utilizes current and new industry accepted
developments to improve plant performance and reliability, which
includes initiating and developing electrical distribution modifications
and new projects.
Essential Job
- Provide competent coverage for issues concerning low, medium, and
high voltage electrical systems including switch gear, motor control
centers, transformers, VFD’s, UPS Systems, DC Systems, and
electrical safety.
- Owner of site single line electrical drawing updates and changes.
- Leads site arc flash analysis and evaluates changes in electrical
infrastructure to lower risk and ensure safety.
- Leads improvements in electrical infrastructure by developing and
managing multi-year capital project plans.
- Owner of electrical coordination studies to ensure safety of
electrical systems and personnel. Establishes specifications and
procedures to ensure setting of safety devices are maintained to
protect employees and electrical assets.
- Works with Maintenance and Project Engineering to ensure the
reliability and maintainability of new and modified installations.
The Sr. Electrical Reliability Engineer is responsible for adhering
to the Life Cycle Asset Management (LCAM) process throughout the
entire life cycle of new assets.
- Participates in the development of design and installation
specifications along with commissioning plans.
- Participates in the development criteria for evaluation of equipment
and technical suppliers and maintenance service providers. Develops
acceptance tests and inspection criteria.
- Participates in the final check out of new electrical equipment
installations. This includes factory and site acceptance testing
that will assure adherence to functional specifications.
- Leads to improvement in the utilization of predictive and other
non-destructive testing methodologies designed to identify and
isolate inherent reliability problems.
- Owner of site electrical safety procedures and practices to protect
personnel and equipment.
- Reviews new and existing preventative maintenance procedures for
site electrical equipment.
- Develops engineering solutions to repetitive failures and all other
problems that adversely affect plant operations. These problems
include capacity, quality, cost, or regulatory compliance issues. To
fulfill this responsibility the Sr. Electrical Reliability Engineer
- Knowledge and engineering principles to perform analyses of
assets including asset utilization, overall equipment
effectiveness, remaining useful life & other parameters that
define operating condition, reliability, and costs of assets.
- Develops and maintains reliability improvement/tracking programs for
critical electrical assets.
- Assist in root cause failure analysis on critical equipment
- Leads component failure analysis as required.
- Reviews project design packages for proper design regarding
reliability and electrical safety.  
- Assist in the development and monitoring of the preventative
maintenance program. 
- Develops, reviews, and maintains electrical equipment specifications
as related to purchasing, installation, operation, and storage.  
- Develop and implement alterations and revisions to electrical
equipment to improve business performance of the operating units.
- Provide various reports as needed.
- Always present a professional image to clients and vendors while
maintaining a positive reputation in the company.
- Assists other Departments and other administrative personnel as
- Initiate and follow through MOCs
- Must be willing to be available 24/7 on short notice to support
plant operations.
- Must be able to work extended hours during plant outages and
- Perform other tasks as assigned.
- Licensed PE a plus
- CMRP a plus
- Bachelor’s or higher degree in Electrical Engineering required.
- Ten years or more experience preferred. Experience as plant owners’
employee in a continuous process industry, preferably chemicals or
oil refining preferred.
- Knowledge and experience with NFPA 70, NFPA 70E, NFPA 70B required.
- Knowledge and experience with NETA and IEEE preferred.
- Experience with electrical testing technologies preferred.
- Ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking or in
writing so others will understand
- Must be self-motivated and possess skills to identify and solve
unusual problems
- Must be capable to make decisions and recommendations with minimal
- Must be willing to spend time in the field as required
- Ability to use computers and computer systems utilizing standard
software (ie; Microsoft Suite)
- Electrical Engineering — Knowledge of the practical application of
electrical engineering. This includes applying principles,
techniques, procedures to:
- Support capital projects and electrical equipment selection.
- Commissioning electrical equipment experience is a plus.
- Experience in SAP or similar maintenance programs a plus.
- Experience in Arc Flash Analysis required.
- Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production
processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for
maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
- English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the
English language including the meaning and spelling of words,
rules of composition, and grammar.
- Design — Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals
involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints,
drawings, and models.
- Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their
designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
- Science — Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
- Complex Problem Solving — identifying complex problems and reviewing
related information to develop and evaluate options and implement
- Critical Thinking — using logic and reasoning to identify the
strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or
approaches to problems.
- Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and
benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
- Systems Analysis — Determining how a system should work and how
changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect
- Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information
for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
- Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and
paragraphs in work related documents.
- Systems Evaluation — Identifying measures or indicators of system
performance and the actions needed to improve or correct
performance, relative to the goals of the system.
- Operations Analysis — Analyzing needs and product requirements to
create a design.
- Mathematical Reasoning — The ability to choose the right
mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.
- Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or
is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem,
only recognizing there is a problem.
- Category Flexibility — The ability to generate or use different sets
of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
- Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific
problems to produce answers that make sense.
- Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine pieces of information
to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a
relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
- Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand
information and ideas presented through spoken words and
- Written Comprehension — The ability to read and understand
information and ideas presented in writing.
Additional Eligibility REQUIREMENTS
Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background
check, pre-employment physical and drug screen. In addition to the
- Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC)
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, and Outlook
- Ability to lift 20 lbs. occasionally.
- Ability to sit for prolonged amounts of time required.
- Ability to effectively communicate through various means required.
- Covid-19 Vaccinated required
- Work is performed within an office environment, including office
equipment – such as computers, telephones, and copiers.
- Work is performed in the “field”, requiring proper safety equipment.
- Requires passing by industrial equipment on way to office.
- Noise levels are typically moderate.
- Less than 10% of the time.
Why is This a Great Opportunity
Company is part of a growing industry to produce clean energy.  Position will not bore you!  You will be working with intelligent individuals toward company/plant goals.  Excellent pay and benefits to include opportunity for long-term incentives. 
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