Reliability Engineer

Hammond, IN 46312

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Other Professional Job Number: Na417416222 Compensation: $109000-125000 / year

Job Description

Title: Reliability Engineer

Location: Hammond, IN

Sterling has helped build careers for thousands for professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:

The Reliability Manager (RM) oversees the implementation of the plant's preventive maintenance programs to ensure consistent availability and functioning of equipment, thereby supporting efficient electricity and process steam production. Working closely with the Operations and Maintenance Manager (O&MM) and staff, the RM manages plant inspections, equipment repair, and installation to align with long-term reliability objectives. Responsibilities include coordinating both daily and long-term maintenance schedules, supervising maintenance activities, and ensuring adherence to project milestones and budgets. Additionally, the RM serves as an expert on all steam and electricity production equipment, including Heat Recovery Steam Generators, Extraction Steam Turbines, Fans, Pumps, and Environmental Compliance equipment such as dry scrubbers, along with associated Balance of Plant equipment.

Job Duties:
  • Management of preventative and proactive maintenance program
  • Ensuring all programs are up to date and complied in schedule and scope
  • Assessing existing programs to identify areas for enhancement and introducing updated or novel initiatives with a focus on cost-efficiency.
  • Keeping records in CMMS Maximo PM and generating weekly and monthly KPI reports utilizing Maximo and Excel templates, as well as creating new templates when required.
  • Routinely utilizing plant data historian software to analyze equipment data trends for monitoring equipment health and diagnosing issues, and integrating findings into reports.
  • Taking charge of plant personnel, contractors, consultants, and testing firms by instilling a proactive culture and strategy to uphold peak plant availability, profitability, and performance.
  • Formulates technical scopes of work for engineering and maintenance contractors.
  • Establishes and follows approved project cost budgets and schedules.
  • Supports in the execution of compliance and acceptance testing of equipment.
  • Participates in plant construction, commissioning, and troubleshooting efforts.
  • Consistently coordinates and communicates activities to direct supervision, and offers management updates as necessary.
  • Balances office and field responsibilities, with approximately equal time distribution depending on project demands.

  • 4 Year Engineering or Technology degree or equivalent experience, BSME preferred 
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in Engineering, Operations, and Maintenance in fossil fuel power/utilities with relevant experience in leading proactive, preventative, reliability maintenance programs 

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

Meet Your Recruiter

Sabrina Herrera

Sabrina Herrera is a seasoned Technical Recruiter with a knack for establishing genuine connections with candidates and continuously expanding her expertise in various roles and industries. With one year of dedicated service at Sterling and an impressive 15-year journey in the recruiting arena, Sabrina has become a respected figure in talent acquisition.

As a Technical Recruiter, Sabrina's ability to build strong relationships with candidates sets her apart. She values the opportunity to understand each individual's unique strengths, aspirations, and career goals, ensuring she can guide them toward the most suitable and fulfilling opportunities.

Having spent 15 years in the recruiting domain, Sabrina's experience spans diverse industries and roles. She embraces the challenges of exploring new fields, consistently striving to expand her knowledge and expertise. Her dedication to continuous learning allows her to stay at the forefront of emerging trends and best practices in the recruitment landscape.

Sabrina advises fellow professionals to cultivate a curious mindset and actively seek new challenges and projects that push the boundaries of their abilities. Embracing the unknown and venturing into uncharted territories can lead to personal and professional growth, ultimately elevating one's effectiveness in the field of recruitment.

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