Reliability and Integrity Engineer

Job#: 1371126

Job Description:

Are you looking to have a meaningful impact on the world through cutting-edge cleantech on a global scale? Please apply to learn more! This is a direct hire, permanent position.

This position can sit remotely out of Houston, TX or Deerfield, IL.


Travel Requirements for next 6-9 Months: Travel 2-3 weeks per month to Georgia. 1-2 weeks per month remote. (2 weeks onsite/1-2 weeks off site schedule).


Company Overview

Our client is a leader in clean energy technology committed to decarbonizing the transportation sector through their proprietary sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) technology. They are currently building the world’s first commercial-scale ethanol to jet fuel refinery which will produce 2/3 of the sustainable aviation fuel used in the United States. Additional commercial-scale low-carbon refineries are also being developed across the world.


Position Overview

We are seeking a qualified individual for a Reliability & Integrity Engineer to join our team to develop and lead the Maintenance/Reliability/Inspection programs. The Reliability Engineer will be responsible for supporting the current commercial plant under construction in Georgia, and future operating units across the world.

In the initial stages of the assignment, the Reliability & Integrity engineer will support the Freedom Pines Fuels, and core responsibilities will include:

    • Execute/ establish/ improvise integrity work processes which include but not limited to:
      • Visual inspection management and analysis.
      • Thickness inspection management and analysis.
      • Corrosion management and analysis.
      • Inspection plan development/ optimization.
      • Integrity assessment/assurance activities like FFS, Corrosion Evaluations, and Remaining Life Studies.
      • Degradation evaluations related to pressure equipment, heat exchangers, piping circuits, fired equipment, flares, above-ground storage tanks, and/or pressure relief devices.
    • Monitoring and surveillance of integrity parameters to ensure reliable operations.
    • Troubleshooting, root cause analysis, and integrity recommendation stewardship.
    • Integrate best-in-class safety, process safety, and environmental performance in the design, construction, startup, and continued operation of our facility
    • Responsible for the development, implementation, and execution of Reliability and Inspection programs, Mechanical Integrity (MI) programs, and Risk Management
    • Work with plant operations and maintenance teams to identify, assess and address equipment failures, facilitate Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
    • Facilitate continuous improvement program through defect elimination, bad actor management, condition monitoring, presentation of KPI data, and operator-driven reliability programs.
    • Actively engaged in Process Safety through participating in the Management of Change (MOC) processes, and engagement in safe work practices development and utilization to ensure compliance with regulatory and FPF standards
    • Manage asset register, hierarchy, criticality database, and spare parts management and optimization.


  • Required:
    • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Material Engineering, or related disciplines.
    • Minimum 4 years of relevant experience in inspection & corrosion discipline with direct owner-user company responsibilities in refinery or petrochemical or upstream oil & gas facilities.
    • Minimum 6 years of relevant experience in both fixed and rotating equipment, including vessels, heat exchangers, reactors, pumps, compressors, etc.  Basic knowledge of electrical and instrumentation systems.  Fundamentals of Reliability and Inspection programs.

























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Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

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Deerfield, IL, US

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Date Posted:
September 12, 2023