Mechanical Engineer - Beaumont, Texas United States - 23034

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Job #: 23034
Title: Mechanical Engineer
Job Location: Beaumont, Texas - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable


We have an exclusive agreement with our client to identify management and technical talent for their newly constructed and commissioned facility in the Beaumont, TX area.  

Our client has recently constructed a world-class methanol production facility in the Beaumont, Texas area.  Operating under a joint-venture, this plant will be one of the largest methanol production facilities based on nameplate capacity.  Strategically located on the Texas Gulf Coast with access to excellent distribution and logistics infrastructure, and with the partnering of their JV infrastructure, our client is destined to succeed in the industry market.  


The Mechanical Engineer II will provide technical knowledge and support with respect to the planning, maintenance, troubleshooting, project and installation work on all plant mechanical systems.  This includes the implementation of routine preventive and maintenance programs on plant systems and equipment. Will be responsible for performing technical evaluations of mechanical, quality assurance and quality control on equipment repairs and jobs performed by Contractors and Technicians.

·       Executes maintenance engineering activities to ensure the reliability and availability of static and rotating equipment.

·       Provides engineering solutions to routine plant maintenance problems.

·       Troubleshoots equipment related/efficiency problems.

·       Performs maintenance planning for both routine works and plant outages including the preparation of daily work schedules, manpower and material requirement and costs estimates.

·       Reviews plant equipment operating parameters; initiate technical discussions and conducts research to ensure optimal operability. 

·       Provides engineering and technical support to the operating plants and Field Execution group on a routine basis.

·       Uses the Work Order management system to manage maintenance activities and cost reporting for routine works, outages and turnarounds. 

·       Participates in plant trip assessment teams for determination of root cause and providing recommendations.

·       Ensures the efficient use of available resources in the execution of maintenance works on the plant. 

·       Ensures that equipment history records are updated in terms of equipment downtime, cause codes, priority codes, man hours, materials utilized, and costs incurred.

·       Participates in the annual review of the planned maintenance programs and equipment audits to influence programs for the following year.

·       Implements approved reliability and plant improvement projects within budget and schedule.

·       Consults with subject matter experts to provide input for the development and implementation of programs regarding equipment long term planning such as end of life and repair or replace decisions for plant equipment and assets.

·       Identifies plant threats by execution of Condition Monitoring programs and analysis of trends.

·       Prepares reliability reports based on completed inspections.

·       Troubleshoots and performs diagnostic inspections on plant equipment.

·       Ensures assigned engineering projects are properly planned and ready for implementation during plant turnarounds and outages.

·       Supervises turnaround jobs in accordance with the schedule and budget.

·       Monitors and reports on the execution of turnarounds jobs to ensure that general HSE&Q and production targets are met.

·       Responsible for QA/QC of off-site repairs and rebuilds.

·       Present a professional image at all times to clients and vendors and maintain a positive reputation of the company.

·       Follow all relevant company policies and procedures.

·       Assists other Departments and other administrative personnel as necessary.

·       Perform other tasks as assigned. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering required.
  • Three (3) – Five (5) years’ experience in a process plant environment required.
  • Knowledge of Static and Rotating Equipment preferred.
  • Knowledge of Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOPS) preferred.
  • Knowledge of Process Safety Management (PSM) requirements preferred.
  • Knowledge of Project Management preferred.

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