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Reference Code: 74241
Location: United States (US) - Charleston, WV
Job Category: Engineering
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is eligible for our domestic relocation program
Application Deadline: 10/28/2020
We all need energy. It warms our homes, cooks our food, gives us light, and gets us where we need to go. It also improves our quality of life in countless other ways. At TC Energy, our job is to deliver that energy to millions of people who depend on it across North America. And we take our job very seriously.
Guided by our values of safety, integrity, responsibility and collaboration, we develop and operate our facilities safely, reliably and with care for our impact on the environment. With our presence across the continent, our people play an active role in building strong communities.
We're proud of how our hard work and commitment sets us apart and benefits society, every day. We're looking for new team members who share our values and are ready to take on exciting challenges.
Our Reliability Team is evolving to meet the needs of our growing business and we are seeking a Reliability Engineer. This position is in Charleston, West Virginia and will provide support to compression facilities in West Virginia. Alternate facility locations in the surrounding area will be considered. The support area consists of 19 stations. These stations utilize a variety of compression equipment including reciprocating units, turbine/centrifugal compressor units and electric driven units. The position will also support balance of plant equipment within the facility including air systems, piping and valves, tanks and other systems required for reliable operation of the facility. The successful candidate must have in-depth knowledge of the installed equipment. The position provides support to all mechanical equipment associated with the compressor stations.
This position may be filled at other locations in the U.S. depending on the location of the successful candidate.
What you'll do
Provide support to Operations on day to day issues at assigned compressor stations
Conduct root cause analysis investigations
Provide sound engineered and cost-effective solutions to urgent problems such as compressor startup problems, compressor shutdowns/faults, coolant or oil contamination, capacity deficiencies; gas conditioning - drip gas, water, dirt ingestion; station piping problems (support, vibration, excessive pressure drop, etc.), auxiliary system malfunctions (including ESD)
Identify, scope, estimate and engineer 'break fix' projects to repair failed systems, machines and/or components
Identify, scope, estimate and engineer capital and maintenance projects to provide long term solutions for facility defects and systemic issues
Provide diagnosis, support repairs and perform the root cause analysis for significant failures and abnormal operation events
Provide operational and maintenance recommendations based on: oil and coolant analysis, equipment analyst performance and vibration test results, enterprise analytics notifications (remote condition monitoring system), borescope inspections and vibration testing
Verify adequate capacity of pressure limiting and overpressure protection devices
Provide code interpretation services or coordinate same for issues and installations with regard to compressor stations and LNG facilities
Assist with PHMSA audit preparation and response
Provide support for facility audits to insure compliance with company standards, policies and procedures, and governmental and industry codes
Design standard development
Operations supplement development
Provide expert witness testimony in various forums regarding compressor operation and engineering issues
Provide facility expertise throughout the project scoping and design process including participation at 30%, 60% and 90% design reviews
Technical support for project team during facility construction and commissioning activities
Approve pipeline test data reports
Provide spare parts requirements
Perform gas loss calculations
Develop project specific blow down and purge plans
Provide subject specific on-the-job training
Provide compressor related information/data to a wide variety of stakeholders
Provide mentoring for the field teams in accordance with the established procedures of the technician qualification and operator qualification (OQ) programs;
Other tasks as required
Degree in Mechanical Engineering
4-6 or more years industry experience with natural gas compression facilities
Previously demonstrated strong focus on safety
Ability and initiative to work independently, display creativity, and exercise sound judgement
Demonstrated superior organizational skills and proven ability to manage projects
Effective analytical skills
Skills to effectively operate in a team-oriented environment with a willingness to support team objectives
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to work closely with field teams and Management, and coordinate work with other appropriate technical resources
Ability to effectively interact with all levels of the organization
Ability to handle rapidly shifting priorities and multiple projects concurrently, requiring resolution of complex problems in stressful situations
In-depth knowledge of reciprocating and turbine drive compressor units and ancillary equipment
Comprehensive understanding of DOT 192 and 193
Comprehensive understanding of AMSE B31.1, B31.3, and B31.8
This position requires candidates to
Have and maintain a valid driver's license and safe driving record
Successfully complete a pre-employment medical screening, including drug and alcohol testing
Be subject to hazardous conditions including escaping gas, adverse weather, heights, lifting, and cramped conditions
Be available for overtime, extended work hours, and call-outs as needed
Travel to other company locations for temporary assignments, meetings or training which would involve some overnight stays away from home
Driving a motor vehicle is an essential job function of this position. Following a conditional offer of employment, the Company will check the motor vehicle records of any job applicant when driving is an essential job function.
About our business
TC Energy is a leading energy infrastructure company in North America. We have three complementary businesses of natural gas pipelines, liquids (oil) pipelines, and power generation. Our operations span three countries, seven Canadian provinces, and 34 U.S. states.
Apply to this posting by 10/28/2020 using reference code 74241. You must apply through our jobs system at jobs.tcenergy.com. Only applications submitted through our system will be acknowledged. Applications may be submitted using a mobile device or desktop / laptop computer.
TC Energy is an equal opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program supervised by the U.S. government.
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