10120 Rotating Equipment Engineer

Energy Recruiters

Posted Date 8/13/2019

Energy Recruiters has partnered with a leading refiner to support their search for a Rotating Equipment Engineer. This position will serve as a subject matter expert for all issues pertaining to rotating machinery and will provide input on the maintenance, design, and recommendations for all types of rotating equipment, systems and parts.


Based on Experience






Serve as a knowledgeable technology source of all rotating machinery in the refinery

Work closely with Maintenance Department, Operations Department, and Process Engineering personnel to provide technical input on rotating equipment repairs, improvements, and troubleshooting efforts.

Provide technical direction for machinery selection including review of engineering specifications, technical bid evaluations, purchase recommendations, and review of supplier data to assure compliance to specifications.

Participate in investigations involving rotating equipment as complete action items and recommendations that result from incident investigations.

Provide input for scopes of work related to process unit turnarounds and shutdowns.

Work with the Senior Rotating Equipment Engineer to educate engineers, plant operations, and maintenance personnel in best practices for machinery reliability.

Provide oversight over reliability-related programs as directed such as the lubrication program, compressor analysis, and vibration program.

Provide oversight to machinery installation, troubleshooting, repair, and startup activities.



Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited University or college. 

2 -5 years of mechanical integrity experience in a petroleum refinery, chemical plant or heavy industry.

Knowledge of applicable codes and standards. Experience with one or more formal root cause analysis methodologies. Basic understanding of metallurgy applications for rotating equipment in a refinery.  

Knowledge of Maximo, SAP, or other computerized maintenance management systems. 



Danielle Baase at danielleb@er-inc.com or 252-507-0122


Professional Interests (choose at least one)
Engineering | Pipelines & Terminals | Refining & Chemicals | Upstream Oil & Gas | Utilities
Geographic Regions (choose at least one)
No Preference/Open to All | Midcontinent | Rockies

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