PLANT ENGINEER - Sioux City, Iowa United States - 23026

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Job #: 23026
Job Location: Sioux City, Iowa - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Other Compensation: Bonus Commission: 5-10% bonus target
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Exciting opportunity to work for a global leader who transforms natural gas into nitrogen. The chemical processes this global leader uses ensure we have the nitrogen we need to support life on earth - from fertilizer that feeds the crops that feed the world to products that remove harmful emissions from industrial activities.

Western IA lcoation. Relocation assistance available to qualified candidates.

By submitting your confidential resume to us, we will immediately contact you should you meet our client’s requirements.  We are a team of seasoned recruiters specializing in placing Chemical, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers in the Chemical Process Industry and Environmental, Health, Safety and Human Resource Professionals for all Industries and we look forward to hearing from you.






  • Serve as a lead site technical resource for piping systems, stationary equipment, and rotating equipment.
  • Leads efforts to ensure site practices & documentation are in compliance with PSM Mechanical Integrity standard.
  • Assists site Mechanical Integrity Engineer and inspectors with planning, scheduling, execution, and documentation of stationary equipment and piping inspections.
  • Works with site maintenance team, inspectors, and contractors to ensure repairs are performed according to specifications and properly documented. 
  • Provides input for equipment condition monitoring onsite, including vibration analysis, oil sampling and analysis, thermography, and ultrasonic inspection techniques.
  • Supports reliability technicians and inspectors with analysis of data gathered during condition monitoring rounds, and issues recommendations based on this information.
  • Develops, reviews & updates site maintenance and mechanical integrity procedures.
  • Leads troubleshooting efforts related to equipment issues onsite and documents findings.
  • Conducts failure analyses & reports on findings to avoid recurrence.
  • Provides technical support for emergency maintenance work off-hours as needed.
  • Manages projects for upgrade or replacement of site mechanical equipment.
  • Assists in the specification and review of new equipment prior to purchase and recommends proper selections including spare parts lists. 
  • Acts as the mechanical acceptance specialist on newly installed equipment to assure proper installation and that the equipment will be mechanically reliable.
  • Designs & implements predictive & preventive maintenance programs for critical equipment.
  • Assists the maintenance department with planning of site turnarounds, shutdowns, and special projects. Provides input with regards to schedule, development of job lists, ordering of parts and materials, sequencing of jobs around a critical path, and sizing of work crews based on job estimation.


  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, preferably Mechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum of 3 years maintenance/reliability engineering experience in a chemical plant or refinery is preferred.
  • Solid working knowledge of rotating equipment, piping systems design and maintenance, pressure vessel specifications and maintenance, inspection techniques, and manpower coordination.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in basic computer software such as Microsoft Office Suite, Avantis or other CMMS.
  • Knowledge of industrial codes & standards (API, ASME, ANSI, OSHA, State).
  • Certification in API 510/570/653 is preferred.
  • Vibration analyst certification is preferred.

This position is not eligible for work visa sponsorship. Applicants must possess unrestricted US work authorization.

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree