Refinery Instrument Engineer

Energy Recruiters | CA

Posted Date 8/30/2021

Energy Recruiters has partnered with a leading petroleum refiner to support their search for a Instrument Engineer.



Based on Experience






Responsible for the improvement of the Instrumentation equipment class and is recognized as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for that class with a strong knowledge of the application and interpretation of the Company and industry standards of that class of equipment

Responsible for development of both one and five year Equipment Class Improvement plans that aligns with business goals and objective. Plan will focus on strategic goals and implementation steps for continued improvement of equipment performance.

Proactively seek reliability improvements directed at increasing plant equipment uptime

Provide quality control and design reviews of new projects that involve Instrumentation equipment

Work in a team environment with other engineering disciplines, operations and mechanical personnel

Provides leadership and oversight for equipment record system to assure correct information is being collected.

Track / evaluate and report Refinery key performances indicators for the Equipment Class and analyze any improvement opportunities.

Use the industry methodology to identify "Bad Actors" within equipment class.

Provide assistance in the field during plant start-ups, shutdowns or upsets

Provide troubleshooting assistance

Willing to be available outside of normal working hours to serve as technical consultant

Provide Root Cause Failure Analysis expertise and support as needed for equipment failures



BS in Electrical engineering

Minimum 7 years experience in refinery or petrochemicals plant environment supporting Electrical / Instrumentation

Knowledgeable in maintenance practices and detailed understanding of the equipment class programs and strategies.

Familiarization with subsystems such as, but not limited to Triconex and Trident,Modicon, GE, and Allen-Bradley Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs); tank gauging systems, and analyzers.

Valid driver’s license



Danielle Baase at or 252-507-0122


Professional Interests (choose at least one)
Engineering | Refining & Chemicals
Geographic Regions (choose at least one)
No Preference/Open to All | West Coast

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