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Mechanical/Reliability/Maintenance Engineer

Company: Meador Staffing Services
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

We are sourcing for two roles:

Maintenance Engineer for our chemical plant client in the Pasadena, Texas area. This is a newly created role open due to growth.

Continuous improvement of maintenance systems
Equipment reliability
Mechanical integrity
Quality programs
Reduction of maintenance cost
Project planning for assigned production units
Work within the plant safety & environmental programs.


- Creates preventive maintenance, predictive maintenance, and condition based monitoring programs, to increase mean time between failures.
- Identifies equipment and facilities with high maintenance cost and/or high failure rates, and works to improve mechanical reliability.
- Develops, maintains, and continuously improves the mechanical integrity (MI) program for all selected critical equipment.
- Sets up and maintains permanent equipment files on work history, and cost, detailed to individual work orders.
- Develops and monitors the plants non-destructive inspection program which includes planned scheduled equipment inspections.
- Responsible for planning and tracking the execution of all the facilities shutdowns.

5+ years of experience Maintenance - Chemicals a plus
SAP Savvy
Rotating Equipment experience a plus

Bachelor's degree (B.A.) - Engineering Discipline (BSME preferred)

Salary $95,500 to $123K plus bonus

Mechanical/Reliability Engineer for our chemical plant in the ship channel area. This is a newly created role.

Knowledge of mechanical, electrical and instrumentation.
HazOp/ HazAn techniques.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Problem-solving and decision-making skills.
Organizational skills.
Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplined team.
Strong computer skills a plus, especially working with relational databases
Minimum requirements: Mechanical Engineering degree with at least 10 years of experience in a petrochemical plant.


Manage Time and Material projects, manage contractors, manage work order schedules, analyze failure codes, decide critical parts, and manage spare parts.
Administration and organization of the Mechanical Engineering aspects of the plant Predictive and Preventive Maintenance Programs in general and specifically to the items that have been identified as Mechanical Integrity or Quality Critical Equipment.
Ensuring compliance with the relevant equipment specifications, applicable codes, and construction standards for equipment installation and operations.
Implement Maintenance Programs (RBI Inspections, Testing, PM's, Procedures, etc.) for all Plant equipment to improve Plant Reliability
Assess equipment failure (including Root Cause Analysis), develop work scopes, and facilitate repairs and improvements.
Research, develop, implement, and oversee PSM Mechanical Integrity programs that ensure compliance.
Understand all aspects of fixed and rotating equipment, metallurgy, lubrication requirements, alignment, vibration analysis, etc.
Coordinate repairs, routine maintenance, and PM activities for Plant shutdowns (including procuring and managing contractors).
Understand and follow ASME and API guidelines.
Propose, develop, and lead plant capital projects to improve plant reliability, safety, and environmental compliance.

Mechanical Engineering Degree
10 years in chemical plant

$120 - $139K plus bonus and benefits

Please send resumes to Linda Fields at

Keywords: Meador Staffing Services, Pasadena , Mechanical/Reliability/Maintenance Engineer, Engineering , Pasadena, Texas

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