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Fixed Equipment Engineer

INEOS Styrolution
sick time, tuition reimbursement
United States, Texas, Pasadena
June 12, 2024
Job Opportunity
Fixed Equipment Engineer
Pasadena, Texas - StyreneUnited States (US)
INEOS Styrolution America LLC

We Have Great Chemistry

We believe diversity is perceiving difference; inclusion is valuing it. Without inclusion, we cannot unlock the value that diversity has to offer. Everyone has a seat at our company table. Our employees bring their unique selves to work daily, have a sense of belonging, and contribute to our core values. We have an inclusive approach, which is open and transparent. We respect and value diversity and believe in equality of opportunity. We do this by valuing and respecting cultural differences and welcomingdiversityof thought and perspectives from all our employees.

The Position:

The Fixed Equipment Engineer will be responsible for optimizing static equipment reliability & mechanical integrity. Collaborates with cross-functional teams to ensure regulatory compliance, enhance asset reliability, and minimize downtime by conducting inspections, analyzing data, producing repair plans and providing subject matter technical expertise.

What you will do:

  • The role requires technical authority on fitness for service of equipment & deep understanding of risk management
  • Managing a wide range of fixed equipment types, sizes, and ages within the facility, each with its own unique maintenance requirements and challenges
  • Knowledge of best-in-class inspection technique and technologies is required
  • Substantial knowledge/interpretation of engineering codes, which are continuously updated, is required
  • Working with engineering consultants and external vendors in support of capital projects and mechanical integrity evaluations
  • Responding to fluctuations in market demand, pricing, and competition that may influence investment decisions and asset management strategies


  • Manage equipment fitness for service to improve availability & maintain mechanical integrity of equipment
  • Work with vendors concerning equipment issues, technology issues, failure problems, and quotes on equipment used in some projects.
  • Review, modify, and approve pipe and equipment specifications for repairs or capital projects
  • Work with 3rd party service providers to ensure procedures used in welding and repairs meet engineering code with specific requirements of our material and condition
  • Participate in design reviews, hazard assessments, and project initiatives related to fixed equipment
  • Prepare technical reports, documentation, and presentations to communicate findings and recommendations effectively

Maintenance Engineering

  • Accountable to ensure compliance with RAGAGEP and INEOS standards
  • Support reactive and corrective maintenance repairs; including temporary repairs. Responsible for plan creation through field execution
  • Collaborate with operations, safety, and maintenance teams to prioritize and execute maintenance activities
  • Develop and implement maintenance plans, repair strategies, and corrosion mitigation measures for fixed equipment assets
  • Provide technical support for troubleshooting equipment issues and implementing corrective actions

What you will bring:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering field required.Minimum of 7 years' experience petrochemical, chemical, or refining industry
  • Demonstrated ability in the practical application of the requirements of 29CFR 1910.119 regulations, ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, ASME B31 series Piping Codes, and ANSI/NB-23 National Board Inspection)
  • Knowledge of risk-based inspection, equipment design, fabrication, repair codes, corrosion, damage mechanisms, and materials. This includes:
  • Working knowledge of API 510, 570, 571, 572, 574, 576, 580 and 581 codes or recommended practices

Technical skills:

  • Coordination/consultation with site maintenance, operations and project group in the delivery of improved fixed equipment reliability & mechanical integrity
  • Develop and/or revise procedures relating to inspection, repair, and maintenance as required
  • Development of Fitness for Service inspection plans
  • Experience working with 3rd party engineering consulting firms who specialize in engineering evaluations
  • Solid experience in facilitating Root-cause Analysis and corrective actions
  • Experience managing small capital projects

Physical demands:

  • Ability to work at heights, work in confined spaces, lift up to 25 Lbs. occasionally, and work in the environment (outdoors; seasonal exposure to heat and cold)

What We Offer You

  • A safe and drug-free work environment
  • Career development, job progression, and tuition reimbursement
  • Flexible work environment, paid vacation, and sick time
  • A comprehensive health benefits package with low premiums to support employee wellbeing
  • Retirement savings with company match plus contributions
  • Above-market compensation including performance-related pay and bonuses
  • Fitness reimbursement to encourage employees to stay healthy and active

Our Company

  • No. 1 global leader in styrenics: Styrene Monomer, Polystyrene, Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene Standard, and Styrenic Specialties
  • 3,600 employees worldwide
  • 20 manufacturing sites in 10 countries
  • Customers in 106 countries
  • 6 billion EUR in 2021

We are excited to hear from you and share more about our organization.

All the best,

The INEOS Styrolution Talent Team



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