Associate Engineer - Fixed Equipment

Toledo Refining Company

Toledo Refining Company

Oregon, OH, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024
Associate Engineer - Fixed Equipment

Provide mechanical engineering support to assigned refinery business team. Ensure their assigned business team is supported from a reliability, mechanical integrity, and technical mechanical repair perspective.


  • The Fixed Equipment Engineer is responsible for supporting their business team on fixed equipment reliability and repairs.
  • Review and recommend immediate/temporary/permanent repairs for identified anomalies or deficiencies under the guidance of a more experienced Engineer.
  • Participate in Root Cause Failure Analysis initiatives.
  • Serve as a safety champion throughout the refinery complex by ensuring full compliance to critical safety requirements including appropriate use of PPE, support of safe work practices and participate in all safety-related activities.

Long-term Support & Leadership (Strategic responsibilities)

  • The Fixed Equipment Engineer will work under the guidance of an experienced Engineer to set long-term equipment reliability goals, evaluate technical assessments.
  • Under the guidance of an experienced Engineer, develop Fixed Equipment Engineer critical equipment and bad actor list for their business team.
  • Under the guidance of an experienced Engineer, review technical and economic analysis of repairs to justify engineering improvement and recommended priorities.
  • Support the implementation of risk-based and inspection strategies for equipment assets including piping, vessels, reactors, fired heaters, boilers, and other appropriate HC processing equipment.

Communication Responsibilities

  • Maintain effective lines of communication across the refinery including the Inspection group, Maintenance, Operations, Process Engineering, etc.
  • Ensure appropriate communication / work with Inspections, Process Engineers, and Operations in predicting failures and proactively provide resolutions to reliability issues.

Turnaround Responsibilities

  • Under the guidance of an experienced Engineer, participate in the Risk Based Work Selection (RBWS) process for turnaround scope development.
  • Under the guidance of an experienced Engineer, ensure appropriate turnaround engineering package development support during scope development, as well as timely and accurate mechanical engineering solutions for outage discovery work.

Reporting & Documentation

  • Complete assigned Reliability Department Reports.
  • Follow the program to maintain neat and orderly mechanical/fixed equipment engineering files.

Unit Upsets & Outages / Mechanical Troubleshooting

  • Provide fixed equipment engineering coverage during unit upsets and outages and ensure effective communication through accurate shift updates and shift turnover.
  • Ensure appropriate regular updates are issued during shutdowns/startups, ongoing unit upsets and critical troubleshooting.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Less than 2 years of relevant job experience.

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