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Lead Mechanical Engineer - Refinery

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POST DATE 8/23/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Experis Engineering Torrance, CA

Torrance, CA
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Provide fixed equipment engineering design, analysis, and maintenance support for refinery assets along with mentoring less experienced mechanical engineers
Primary Functions
Maintains high standards, leads comprehensive safety discussions, and maintains a value system that promotes the refinerys commitment to safety every day
Understands all SHE policies and regulations relating to assigned area
Conducts required number of audits each month
Performs incident investigations and corrective actions when assigned
Helps coordinate and complete Management of Change requirements
Leads effort in risk screening
Acts as the main point of contact for the assigned engineers
Reviews engineering packages and gives technical guidance to assigned engineers
Provides leadership and oversight for turnaround milestones
Provides leadership and oversight for business team plans
Acts as an equipment champion for assigned equipment classes
Presents updates to management team on improvement activities for assigned zone
Performs higher level engineering analysis (e.g., Level 2 Fitness for Service)
Understands and mentors engineers on the use of engineering software (e.g., Caesar, PvElite, VcSage)

Knowledgeable in maintenance practices and possess detailed understanding of the equipment class programs and strategies
Must possess strategic and creative thinking abilities
Must possess interactive and interpersonal skills necessary for teamwork building. This position acts as the main point of contact for the zone mechanical engineering endeavors and works closely with the equipment owners for problem resolution
Must possess good judgment
Must be skilled in oral and written communications and possess computer skills needed for communications and analysis
Detailed understanding of engineering practices, Process Safety Management practices and risk management

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering required. Demonstrated field/industry experience may substitute for degree
M.S. or MBA desirable, but not required