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Staff Instrumentation Reliability Engineer

Lima, Ohio
Job Posting: Apr 25, 2019, 7:30:59 PM Unposting Date: Jun 10, 2019, 5:59:00 AM
Staff Instrumentation Reliability Engineer-00047977-20190301


One of Husky’s advantages is that we are an integrated oil and gas company. From exploration to development, production, refining and marketing, we’ve got it all! Combine this with a range of learning and development tools and an inclusive work environment, and you are well-positioned for a successful career at Husky.
We have training, mentoring and career development programs and resources to help you develop both personally and professionally – as an employee or a leader. We offer many internal leadership and business skills courses along with tuition reimbursement programs for qualified employees. Every year, a significant number of our employees are able to take on new roles within the company thanks to our strong focus on hands-on learning and development.
Husky is currently looking for a Sr Instrumentation Reliability Engineer for our Lima, Ohio Refinery. 
The Senior Instrumentation Reliability Engineer leads the reliability reviews and improvement recommendations for instrumentation and controls systems in the LRC and provides leadership and technical support for instrumentation systems throughout the refinery. This position leads the effort in reliability engineering for instrumentation and control systems to improve availability, reduce maintenance costs, increase MTBF, increase equipment on-line performance, and provide, develop and lead reliability analysis and programs.

The Senior Instrumentation Reliability Engineer also provides technical and leadership support to the Turnaround Group as needed.

Specific responsibilities will include:
  • Manage capital and maintenance reliability projects and reliability items as individual projects, as well as with other engineers' instrumentation project needs, providing technical expertise on refinery instrumentation specifications and deviations.
    • Responsible for developing solutions to complex problems which require ingenuity and creativity.
    • Provide instrumentation technical support to others throughout the refinery as needed
    • Identify and implement improvement ideas to improve operational performance, increase availability and reduce costs.
    • Provide leadership and decision making skills during turnarounds and unplanned equipment outages regarding repair solutions.
  • Lead the Instrumentation Reliability Engineers with improving instrumentation reliability performance, identifying improvements on instrument design and implementations.
    • Ensure timely training of appropriate personnel regarding improvements/changes to instrumentation system(s) to certify safe and successful implementation.
  • Ensure timely updating of associated documentation.
  • Perform technical and economic analyses to justify improvements and recommend priorities.
  • Assist area maintenance supervisors to improve unit reliabilities through maintenance work.
  • Supervise and interact with hourly instrument/analyzer shop employees as needed, as well as vendors and contractors, providing direction, support and feedback as necessary to accomplish departmental and company goals and objectives.
    • Establish and maintain good working relationships.
  • Maintain an efficient and safe work environment, following all safety policies and guidelines as established by Husky Energy and the LRC.
    • Actively participate in monthly Safety Meetings.
    • Support the Refinery Process Safety Management (PSM) program including Process Safety
    • Reviews (PSR's), Hazard Analysis (HAZOP) and Management of Change (MOC's) and is available as instrumentation engineering expert for the LRC.
Our ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering (Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical or Instrumentation)
  • Professional Engineer License
  • Project Management Professional Certification
  • ISA CCST Certification and/or NICET (National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies) Industrial Instrument Certification.
  • A minimum of ten years of relevant instrumentation or controls experience.
  • Working knowledge of ISA Standards including ISA 84 (process safety standard)
  • Experience with instrumentation and controls equipment selection and design for petroleum industry applications
  • A minimum of ten years of applicable experience in the petroleum industry, preferably in oil and gas operations.
  • Experience with instrumentation and controls equipment selection and design for petroleum industry applications.
  • Good PC Skills and proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • PLC/SIS experience
  • Applications/Systems programming and troubleshooting skills
  • Demonstrated familiarity with design and installation of field instrumentation, ability to develop and understand loop drawings.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • A demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Project management skills

The Lima Refining Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Employment of a final candidate selected for this position will be conditional upon successful completion of required pre-employment medical and alcohol/drug assessments.

Husky Energy is an integrated Canadian energy company.  It is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, and is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol HSE.  The Company operates Upstream and Downstream business segments, with operations in Canada, the United States, China and Indonesia. 
Husky's balanced growth strategy focuses on consistent execution, disciplined financial management and safe and reliable operations.
Interested candidates must apply online at:  Only those candidates who apply via Husky's online application process can be considered. We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.



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