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Reference Number: 10968
Location: Pennsylvania, United States

Our Client, a refiner and distributor of petroleum products, has an immediate opening for a Project Engineer who specializes in rotating equipment at its refinery Projects Group in Pennsylvania.


Position Purpose

Provide engineering oversight, support, and expertise in the management of the refinery’s rotating equipment.  This position will also provide support, as required, for mechanical code calculations, and have capital project leadership responsibilities as required within the Project Engineering Group. 


Position Description

Provide application engineering for the refinery’s rotating and reciprocating process equipment including pumps, compressors, turbines, fans, electric motors, and combustion engines.

  • Execution of and/or assistance with engineering design of rotating equipment installations.
  • Troubleshooting and root cause failure analysis of problem equipment.
  • Assist with the development of preventive and predictive maintenance strategies.
  • Provide technical oversight of rotating equipment installations and repairs.
  • Provide technical assistance in the operation and maintenance of rotating equipment.
  • Evaluate new products and technologies applicable to rotating equipment.
  • Responsible for the project lead of select projects, including:
      • Oversight in development of project scope, cost estimate, and drawings
      • Development of project bid packages for necessary services and equipment
      • Acquiring management Approval For Expenditures (AFE) and oversight of expenses
      • Managing work of refinery construction personnel or external contractors
      • Work with minimal supervision while ensuring that projects are completed on time, on budget, and compliant with design technical and mechanical requirements
  • Supporting other Project Group engineering responsibilities as may be required, such as performing ASME Code calculations for pipe stress analysis.



B.S. Mechanical Engineering, or B.S. Mechanical Engineering Technology, with at least 5-10 years of industrial experience.


Experience with rotating equipment in the refining or chemicals industry.



  • Ability to manage multiple project simultaneously
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and sound understanding in the principles of rotating equipment
  • Well rounded knowledge in API and ANSI rotating equipment Standards, and in the ASME Code
  • Fluent in Code and pipe stress calculations and software
  • Ability to quickly comprehend technical requirements and issues, and resolve to meet refinery and project guidelines


Our Client offers competitive compensation, an excellent benefits program, relocation assistance and much more.


Please send your resume in Word.doc format to Reed Rogers at and refer to Job No. 10968.