Facilities Maintenance Engineer

  • Competitive
  • Virgin Islands ( St. Croix
  • Permanent
  • Oil & Gas
New Permanent Opportunity!! Facilities Maintenance Engineer

NES Fircroft has a unique permanent opportunity with our client, an energy terminal located on the beautiful island of St. Croix in the Caribbean!  Our client is actively seeking an experienced Facilities Maintenance Engineer coming from a background in Oil/Gas for a full-time permanent role with their organization.  This individual will be tasked with Maintenance & Reliability efforts associated with both fixed and rotating equipment at the site, and this role comes complete with paid-for company housing, relocation to St. Croix, and an annual bonus on top of a competitive base salary.  

All interested candidates are encouraged to send their most updated resumes directly to gabriel.fox@nesfircroft.com along with their availability.  

POSITION: Facility Engineer
REPORTS TO: Maintenance Manager
FLSA: Exempt
DEPARTMENT: Maintenance

This position is responsible for, but not limited to, providing technical and engineering support to ensure the reliability, efficiency, and continuous improvement of operational performance as it pertains to fixed & rotating equipment. The position holder must be able to manage the Terminal inspection program and act as Reliability Engineer for all forms of equipment. This position serves as lead technical expert for resolution of equipment reliability matters. It also serves as the technical liaison between other departments and to outside sources. II. REPRESENTATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES • Develop and manage the OPT Mechanical Integrity Program for fixed & rotating equipment including piping, pressure vessels and storage tanks. Assure compliance with industry standards and government regulations.• Lead reliability improvement activities for all plant equipment.; including troubleshooting, reviewing &optimizing equipment.• Network and provide technical support to Operations, Procurement, Maintenance, HSE and Projectspersonnel.• Review engineering request/design packages for any machinery modifications or upgrade. Review requestsfor deviation from engineering standards.• Lead MOC (Management of Change) activities regarding technical engineering. Develop documentation,execution and training of stakeholders as they relate to affiliated changes.• Investigate and provide solutions for complex systems/equipment problems where analysis of situations ordata requires an evaluation of intangible variables.• Review and approve drawings, equipment repairs and maintenance procedures.• Review and approve updates to standards and procedures.• Manage project budgets for assigned projects.• Technical lead for coordination of OPEX projects resources and planning.• Provide general engineering support for organization.• Performs other related duties as required. The above is a summary of responsibilities for this position and there may be other responsibilities and duties assigned by management. III. REQUIREMENTS • Education• Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or a similar technical degree.  


Job Description – Facilities Engineer  

Experience• At least 10 years of progressively responsible engineering experience in refining, process operations,terminal operations or related field required.• Maintenance/project experience preferred.• Mechanical Integrity Engineering experience preferred.• Experience with IDMS Software preferred.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities• Advanced knowledge of Mechanical Engineering discipline; serves as an internal consultant in area ofexpertise.• API Certifications 653 (Tank Inspection & Repair), 570 (Inspection & Piping Repair Code), 510 (PressureVessel Inspection & Repair Code) or the ability to obtain certifications.• Ability to apply knowledge, past practice and experience to complex problems.• Knowledge of PSM, Mechanical Integrity, MOC Procedures, Maintenance Planning systems, and Industrydesign standards & practices (API, ASME, PIP).• Ability to prepare engineering specifications, statements of work, and estimates for a wide range of facilityrelated projects.• Strong ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing with internal and externalcustomers, vendors and contractors, and ability to effectively communicate & present complex technicalissues across multiple units.• Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion in making recommendations anddecisions.• Results driven with strong planning and organization skills.• Ability to adapt to continually changing environment.• Must have proficient analytical problem determination and resolution skills.• Ability to influence, mentor, establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at alllevels of the organization.• Highly motivated self-starter who is able to work with little to no supervision.• Knowledge of budgeting and financial/business acumen concepts• Intermediate or greater knowledge of MS Office Suite.Applicable Additional Requirements• Valid driver’s license• Ability to obtain, or currently possess, a valid Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC)• Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays.Physical Requirements• Must be able to work outside in environmental conditions which at times include extreme heat.• Ability to climb stairs and ladders up to 100 feet.  


Job Description – Facilities Engineer  

• Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.• Ability to stoop or squat to enter confined spaces.• Ability to wear breathing apparatus and applicable personal protective equipment to prevent againstexposure to dust, fumes, or chemicals.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting 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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