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Chevron Corporation Instrument & Electrical (I&E) Reliability Analyst in El Segundo, California

Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 48,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources.

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of [[title]] located in [[filter5]] ,CA through 8/20/19 at 11:59 (Eastern Standard Time).

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Instrument & Electrical (I&E) Reliability Analyst

The successful candidate will be part of the Instrumentation, Electrical, and Analyzer Reliability (IEAR) Team that is responsible for managing the reliability of refinery instrumentation, electrical, and analyzer equipment. The I&E Analyst position focuses on instrumentation and electrical equipment in a given area of the refinery, with instrumentation accounting for approximately 70% of their workload. Primary tasks for this position include analysis of surveillance & condition monitoring results, maintaining asset management strategies, support of maintenance activities, troubleshooting problems to determine root causes and appropriate corrective actions, and small capital project support. This position will report to the Instrumentation, Electrical and Analyzer Reliability Team Lead.

Position Details:

  • Provide reliability support for instrumentation issues in one or more areas of the refinery – this includes assisting maintenance activities, troubleshooting equipment problems to identify root causes and appropriate corrective actions, and providing input on instrumentation requirements and selection for small capital projects.

  • The following list is a sample of the types of equipment this position has reliability responsibilities for: pressure, temperature, flow (dP, coriolis, eddy, etc), and level (dP, float guided wave radar, etc) transmitters; control valves; pressure, temperature, and level switches; position indicators; etc.

  • Provide reliability support for the electrical equipment (< 13.2kV) located in the plant(s) for which the position is assigned. This will primarily focus on low voltage (480V) equipment such as motors, motor starters, transformers, VFDs, etc.

  • Actively participate in the Loss Prevention System to identify behavior and work process improvement opportunities, root causes, and effective corrective actions that will help eliminate incidents and injuries.

  • Detect and prevent instrumentation and electrical equipment failures through the use of predictive and preventative techniques, root cause determination for repetitive instrumentation failures with appropriate correct actions, promoting the use of I&E equipment asset strategies, and providing recommendations for small capital project I&E requirements and selection.

  • Conduct and/or support incident investigations and sRCM, FMEA, and RCFA studies for I&E equipment.

  • Ensure IEAR records are documented accurately and completely with emphasis on root cause identification, history briefs of repairs/failures, and detailed records of internal and external inspections.

  • Participate as an active member of the IEAR Team to collectively meet the IEAR Team’s goals.

  • Work with IMPACT and maintenance to ensure proper shutdown work scope development and submission for division I&E equipment.

  • Create or modify PM's, job guidelines, or procedures when needed for I&E equipment.

Requirements include but are notlimited to:

  • BS degree in Electrical or Instrumentation Engineering.

  • Ten (10) years of maintenance, reliability, and/or technical experience supporting instrumentation and electrical equipment in a Refining / Petrochemical or Downstream environment.

  • Self-motivated and assertive person with experience in reliability & maintenance practices, procedures, and tools.

  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner, both in writing and orally.

  • Efficient and competent using common computer programs such as outlook, word, and excel.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Reliability Engineering experience.

  • Refining process plant experience.

  • Equipment failure analysis techniques such as root cause failure analysis, FMEA. sRCM, etc.

  • Practical knowledge of Maximo and Meridium applications.


Relocation may be considered for this position


Sponsorship will not be considered for this position

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