Maintenance Reliability Engineer

Butler, PA

Industry: Engineering Job Number: Req-4304 Pay Rate: Negotiable

Job Description

A specialized manufacturer, located near Butler, PA, is seeking a Maintenance Reliability Engineer.


  • Responsible for the plant preventative maintenance program and providing engineering services to optimize equipment life and reliability.
  • Champion the reliability efforts in assigned areas of responsibility by providing technical assistance in resolving equipment design, operation, and maintenance problems.
  • Coordinate Root Cause Analysis (RCA) processes and track the implementation of recommendations through resolution.
  • Design and manage plant predictive & preventive maintenance systems and guide others through utilization.
  • Utilize reliability tools such as failure calculations, failure evaluations, and cost and risk analysis to evaluate and prioritize reliability issues.
  • Perform testing as needed for mechanical reliability and to support Plant Inspector.
  • Partner with Maintenance Supervisor to evaluate job needs and coordinate resources to complete high priority work.
  • Plan and manage process unit and boiler turnarounds, including controlling costs, contractor safety, and environmental concerns.
  • Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, or repair to ensure that or equipment is properly installed and functioning according to specifications.
  • Manage RFC (Request for Change) project related to Maintenance work.
  • Estimate costs and obtain competitive quotes for major maintenance jobs.
  • Manage assigned Capital Projects and contribute to the development of the site capital budget.
  • Recommend projects and/or studies to Engineering to support overall plant reliability.
  • Assist in spare parts review for ensuring equipment maintainability and reliability.
  • Requisition non-stock parts, equipment and supplies for plant services and repairs.
  • Assist Operations, Product Control, and Maintenance Departments in developing procedures, training, and processes to ensure equipment is operated within its design parameters.
  • Manage plant vehicles and stationary engine driven equipment - registrations, scheduling repairs/inspections and recommend replacements.
  • Schedule OSHA inspections on the crane, man lift and bucket truck.
  • Fill in as Maintenance Supervisor for vacations and training.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in manufacturing plant or equipment related positions with exposure and responsibilities in the maintenance, reliability and troubleshooting areas
  • Rotating equipment and vibration analysis experience preferred
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite
  • Familiar with computerized maintenance systems
  • Strong leadership qualities and effective team skills
  • Good communication skills a must, ability to multi-task and able to effectively manage union personnel and outside contractors
  • Capability of working with all levels of the organization and with outside vendors

Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:00am-4:00pm (able to work OT, off-shift and on-call)

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