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MECHANICAL INTEGRITY ENGINEER

Company: Air Products
Location: Allentown
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description and QualificationsAir Products and Chemicals, Inc., a Fortune 500 manufacturer of industrial gases, has an immediate opportunity for a Mechanical Integrity Engineer! We require a skilled and experienced professional for the role of Mechanical Integrity Engineer that will provide technical leadership and governance in the area of Mechanical Integrity to our regional operating organizations.

The position will collaborate with operations, maintenance, engineering, metallurgy, and 3rd party engineering firms to develop aging plant inspection strategies for our diverse product line of operating plants, support development of detailed inspection scopes, and conduct Fitness For Service (FFS) assessments of inspection results. Candidates should feel comfortable working in a plant environment. Strong communication and leadership skills along with technical knowledge of fixed equipment engineering are required. Travel to the plant sites and engineering offices will be required (25%+/-), with most of the travel being throughout North America. Some travel may be required to Europe, Middle East, and Asia. This position can be located near our Allentown, PA or Houston, TX facilities or residence based.

As the Mechanical Integrity Engineer, you will:

  • Lead the development of inspection strategies for aging plant assets that will become the basis for extended life inspections at our HyCO and Industrial Gas assets. This will include evaluating the cost of inspection versus equipment maintenance to develop end of life assessment strategies for various assets.
  • Provide technical leadership to the Operating organization for development, execution, and assessment of complex inspection activities. This includes creating inspection scope packages and when necessary, traveling to the field to support execution.
  • Champion Fitness For Service evaluations for vessel, tank, and piping inspection results using API 579 analysis. Mentor the Regional Operations Technical Support Organizations and when necessary, execute complex FFS assessments.
  • Become a subject matter expert in the use of the Fitness For Service software.
  • Provide technical leadership to the Regional Operations Technical Support Organizations in option sorting complex repairs that may arise from the inspection activities.
  • Mentor the Regional Operations Technical Support Organizations on engineering design calculations and when necessary, be a single point of contact for work with the Air Products Engineering Organization and 3rd party engineering contractors to implement design changes to pressure vessels and piping to address issues.
  • Provide technical expertise in pressure systems failure investigations. Identify required mechanical integrity program strategy changes as required.Qualification Requirements:
    • Mechanical Engineering degree (BS) required. Minimum 5 years related experience required; 10 years preferred.
    • Experience with design and/or maintenance of vessels, tanks and piping.
    • Experience with fixed equipment associated with steam systems (Boilers, Deaerators, convection coils)
    • Experience with the design, inspection and repairs of Fixed Equipment associated with Steam Methane Reformers (SMR), Autothermal Catalytic Reformers (ATR), or Ammonia Plants.
    • Knowledge of inspection/test procedures used to assess vessels, tanks, piping, and heat exchangers.
    • Fitness For Service (FFS) assessment skills.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively to all levels within the organization.
    • Strong leadership skills
    • Desirable to have ASME / API Pressure Vessel, Piping inspection and design knowledge.Working here you will discover: Rewards for your achievements and respect as a valued member of the team. Challenging and interesting work that makes a difference. A collaborative environment where you are inspired to build lasting relationships. Broad opportunities for growth and development in a global company. Colleagues who are talented, caring and driven to win.

      At Air Products, we work in an environment where diversity is essential, inclusion is our culture, and each person knows they belong and matter. To learn more, visit About Air Products.

      We offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plans. You will be eligible for benefits and also be 100% vested in your retirement benefits on your first day of employment!

      Air Products thanks all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview, or are currently employed by Air Products, will be contacted.
      We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.) You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.
      Req No.36928BREmployment StatusFull TimeOrganizationGlobal Industrial GasesBusiness Sector / DivisionOperational ExcellenceRegionNorth AmericaCountryUnited States

Keywords: Air Products, Allentown , MECHANICAL INTEGRITY ENGINEER, Engineering , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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