Reciprocating Compressor Reliability Engineer/Specialist

Date: Apr 12, 2024

Location: USA: Cedar Bayou, TX, US, 77521

Company: CPChem

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This position has a strategic, long-term focus with emphasis on reciprocating compressor reliability improvement and turnaround support.


  • Responsible for reliability of reciprocating compressors
  • Create reciprocating compressor reliability improvement with maintenance and operations involvement
  • Champion or participate in development and implementation of Asset Strategies (including FMEAs) for critical reciprocating compressors
  • Optimize and maintain spare parts requirements for critical reciprocating compressors
  • Create turnaround scope documents for reciprocating compressor overhauls
  • Participate in turnaround work execution with QA/QC, hold point witnessing, ensure proper documentation and reliable return to service
  • Provide technical input for upgrade projects, including rerates
  • Provide technical troubleshooting and repair support
  • Input recommendations into APM/Meridium and validate work order history
  • Provide SME assistance to corporate central engineering and other CPChem sites as needed and requested
  • Provide backfill support to area Rotating Equipment Reliability Analysts or Engineers as needed and be available for vacation and training relief

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent with at least 15 years of experience with Reciprocating Compressors OR a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering with at least 10 years of experience with Reciprocating Compressors



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Travel Requirements: Up to 10%

Eligibility for Relocation: Yes

Closing Date: 04/25/2024

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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