Rotating Equipment Engineer Job Description

Rotating Equipment Engineer Job Description

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Rotating equipment engineer provides technical support during in-plant and off-site repairs/rebuilds of refinery rotating equipment to API and industry standards on assigned equipment.

Rotating Equipment Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Aid in the design & development of equipment & systems, & redesign of existing systems
Review and verification of equipment supplier’s engineering, the testing and commissioning of equipment
Monitor equipment downtime with a focus on key process equipment
Provide technical support to the Chief Engineer and Chief Specialist, Rotating and Package Equipment
Conduct technical audits on project at the direction of the Chief Engineer, Rotating and Package Equipment
Advise Chief Engineer Rotating and Package Equipment on technical capability of staff as required
Assist with specification and selection of suitable rotating machinery, plus testing and commissioning of suitable equipment
Preparation of Equipment Technical Specifications, such as Specification and Mechanical Data Sheets, for enquiry
Preparation of Equipment Technical Specifications for order and estimates for engineering and design manhours
Review of Process Data Sheets and Supplier documentation for integration within Project design, such as GA / Details / Calculations / Fabrication Procedures

Rotating Equipment Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Rotating Equipment Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: II, ISO, LCAT, TCAT, VCAT3, CLS, VCAT2, III, BOSIET, ECR

Education for Rotating Equipment Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the rotating equipment engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering, Science, Education, Technical, Industrial, Mechatronics, Business, Communication, Wood

Skills for Rotating Equipment Engineer

Desired skills for rotating equipment engineer include:

Applications of methods
Computers for preparation of analyses and development of project deliverables within the discipline
Plant layout
Rotating equipment and electric motors
Rotating equipment
Industry codes and standards

Desired experience for rotating equipment engineer includes:

Greater than 5 practical years’ experience is a must!
Passion for electrical powertrains
Ability to drive problems to solutions across different groups in the org-chart
BS degree in EE/ME or equivalent, Masters preferred
Understanding of high speed torsional resonance
Understanding of harmonics and frequency domain analysis

Rotating Equipment Engineer Examples


Rotating Equipment Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a rotating equipment engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for rotating equipment engineer
  • Understanding of pressure vessel / casting design, bearing design, stress and deflection analysis, lubrication systems, seals, rotor dynamics and vibration analysis
  • Develop/implement all predictive maintenance and manage changes to the types of monitoring, routes, frequency and equipment monitored
  • Review and maintain the SAP CMMS database, equipment history and work order history to identify improvement opportunities
  • Provide leadership and support to ensure the GMS Rotating Equipment program is in compliance with OSHA requirements and Company policies
  • Precision maintenance (equipment fits and tolerances/alignment/balancing)
  • Undertake Lead Engineer role of major FEED / EPC projects
  • Support development of operational alerts and lessons learnt
  • Conduct Performance Reviews and follow-up with technical discipline staff
  • Keep up to date with latest industry practices, standards and product development and disseminate to group
  • Lead Projects and assigned group of Engineers
Qualifications for rotating equipment engineer
  • Knowledge of different balancing methods
  • Familiarity with balance grades
  • Understanding of critical speeds
  • In depth knowledge of different types of shaft couplers and shaft connection methods
  • Conduct technical audits on Projects
  • Conduct Performance Reviews of Engineers

Rotating Equipment Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of rotating equipment engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for rotating equipment engineer
  • Assist in the development of new/modified/improved technologies aimed at mitigating specific equipment failure modes
  • Provide Technical input into engineering projects resulting in production of quality deliverable products
  • Develop engineering solutions to problems that reflect constructability and operability issues
  • When working to a lead engineer raise issues which will translate into operational alerts and lessons learnt
  • Prepare and check engineering document on the project
  • Prepare the project specifications, requisitions and reports
  • Coordinates with other discipline as and when required
  • Keeps abreast of the project strategy and key drivers
  • Participates on Model Reviews as and when required
  • Report changes to the Lead Engineer
Qualifications for rotating equipment engineer
  • Ability to lead medium teams in a multi-discipline task force based engineering environment
  • Provide specialist engineering support to global projects in a major engineering contractor organisation
  • Project technical support – familiarity with risk assessments, design reviews, constructability, HAZOP
  • Inspection and construction support as necessary
  • Technical supervision of supplier design and control of supplier interface, plus the co-ordination of interfaces with other engineering disciplines
  • Technical support for installation and commissioning

Rotating Equipment Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a rotating equipment engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for rotating equipment engineer
  • Provide leadership, coordination, support, and direct interaction for programs, systems, processes, and practices for Lubrication, Mechanical Seals and Seal Systems, Condition Monitoring, Vibration Analysis, and Rotor-Dynamic Balancing and other reliability and mechanical integrity elements
  • Project support for rotating equipment selection, manufacture, testing, installation and startup
  • Provide rotating equipment-related technical support to O&M groups regarding trouble shooting, deviation from normal operation, performance optimization, monitoring, planning, execution, repair, and overhaul
  • Identify opportunities for equipment optimization and de-bottlenecking
  • Review, update and/or establish new/existing rotating equipment by engineering standards and purchase specifications
  • Provide technical direction and design input for process and installation design of rotating equipment
  • Assist with initial start-up and operation of major refinery equipment
  • Be a technical resource for all rotating equipment in a refinery
  • Create and administer preventative maintenance program for all refinery rotating equipment which includes reviewing, revising, adding, and deleting preventative maintenance and condition monitoring tasks to ensure the program is adding full potential value and is based on asset risk
  • Perform other duties as needed or assigned, including performing Root Cause Failure Analysis, Mean Time between Failures (MTBF) for rotating equipment, present “One Point Lessons” and support Plant Engineering Department as required
Qualifications for rotating equipment engineer
  • Produce Quality Engineering deliverables / engineering service and meeting client expectation
  • Able to achieve project milestone / schedule, and business goals
  • Fulfil QA / HSE aspects, with acceptable team-works
  • Ability to lead / coach / guide young engineers
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering (B.E
  • Possess at least 12 years of design experience

Rotating Equipment Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of rotating equipment engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for rotating equipment engineer
  • Develop and maintain appropriate test procedures, documentation, and training materials as is appropriate to support the operations of the testing areas
  • Ensure proper safeguards are established and maintenance performed for all equipment required for purposes of testing and testing support
  • Assure compatibility between design and process capabilities
  • Work with the area Operations and Maintenance staff to implement effective strategic maintenance initiatives that support achievement of reliability goals, objectives, key performance metrics, maintenance cost objectives, and capital projects execution
  • Develop maintenance strategies using the appropriate tools
  • Generate delay and cost analysis reports using Pareto analysis to prioritize improvement efforts
  • Provide leadership and direction to area(s) PM/PDM programs, lead maintenance benchmarking activities, and implement and share Strategic Maintenance Performance Metrics to improve cost productivity, plant reliability, and achieve "World Class" maintenance excellence
  • Responsible for development and implementation of effective programs for training employees
  • Facilitate, plan and direct partial and mill-wide maintenance outages
  • Project manager for Capital Projects in assigned area(s)
Qualifications for rotating equipment engineer
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology and at least 2 years of engineering work experience is required
  • Knowledge of conducting business with OEM factories, OEM Sales Offices, EPCs & HQ on capital projects
  • Minimum of 7 years of professional experience in mechanical engineering & design
  • Technical project experience with Alaska north-slope design
  • Alaska registered PE
  • Competent in pipe stress analysis

Rotating Equipment Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of rotating equipment engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for rotating equipment engineer
  • Provide technical assistance/troubleshooting assistance in resolving rotating equipment design, operation and maintenance problems
  • Write DSP’s (decision support packages) for equipment upgrades including financial justification (life cycle cost analysis)
  • Develop and review turnaround work lists and scopes for critical equipment
  • Lead investigation teams to solve recurring rotating equipment failures
  • Help establish equipment monitoring plans and control limits
  • Ensure equipment repairs meet or exceed OEM specifications
  • Lead projects for the installation and commissioning of Regal Perceptive technology products and services
  • Create engineering reports detailing findings and recommendations upon completion of project
  • Lead cross-functional teams to complete field failure analyses, identify and implement corrective actions which are related to Monitoring & Diagnostic products/services
  • Lead efforts to generate proposals to customers in geographic region for Monitoring & Diagnostic products and services
Qualifications for rotating equipment engineer
  • Packaged equipment design
  • Flexible and willing to support off-shift call-in support, must be available to work extra hours as needed and work outdoors in adverse weather conditions as needed
  • Chartered / Professional Engineer status
  • Develops and implements Required Manufacturing Standards deploying and maintaining them Company manufacturing facilities and projects
  • Provides manufacturing input to project teams regarding development of safe, efficient, and reliable equipment designs by assisting with specification development, bid evaluation, and vendor drawing review
  • Participates in PHA/HAZOP studies relating to major rotating equipment

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