Reliability Engineer - Rotating Equipment

$110000 - $130000 per annum
11 Oct 2016
10 Nov 2016
Jonathan Gould
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
POSITION TITLE:  Mechanical Reliability Engineer – Rotating Equipment


NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas industry. Our client, an operating company is looking to hire a Mechanical Reliability Engineer – Rotating Equipment on a direct hire basis located in Houston, TX.


  • Identify and manage rotating equipment asset and supporting/surrounding systems reliability risks, which could adversely affect plant or business operations

  • Developing, optimizing and implementing equipment stewardship strategies, premises and programs that will maximize asset value creation, safe equipment operation, and controlled cost

  • Technical support, guidance and expertise on rotating equipment/assets and supporting projects, from front-end engineering through detailed design, costing estimates, fabrication, inspection/validation, installation, commissioning, and maintenance

  • Reliability gaps closure through development and implementation of reliability-centered maintenance principles and programs

  • Establishing and driving reliability engineering principles and best work practices

  • Directing and overseeing major overhauls and repairs to critical rotating equipment

  • Provide technical support to all Maintenance Engineers, Reliability Specialist and Mechanical Technicians on mechanical repairs, troubleshooting problems, and equipment installation issues



  • BS in Mechanical Engineering

  • 5+ years of experience in reliability field of the chemicals, petrochemical or manufacturing industry
Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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