As a member of the CPNA Maintenance and Engineering team,
directs the design and installation of new or replacement
electrical and automation equipment, develops standards for
reliability and guidelines for engineering and maintenance
activities on said equipment, ensures engineering drawings and
technical information are kept up to date for equipment
In addition, the Mechanical Engineer is also responsible for the
daily maintenance activities on equipment and systems within the
mechanical engineer's responsibility. The Mechanical Engineer may
also be tasked with supporting other maintenance activities during
breakdowns, line shuts, annual shuts or when the need arises.
Directs the design and installation of new or replacement
Identify and implement process equipment improvements utilizing
reliability-based maintenance philosophy.
Lead the design and development of mechanical projects and
initiatives within the plant
Work with planners/scheduler to develop detailed shutdown work
plans. Establishing repair priorities through communications with
the operating departments, line maintenance associates and
planners. Keeping Planners informed as to status of equipment
repair. Documentation of activities and status in the work
Ensures engineering drawings, maintenance procedures and
technical information are kept up to date.
Provide direction to maintenance associates and contract
Optimize spares holding levels, develop efficient supply
contracts and minimize stock holding costs.
Develop & organize training programs for maintenance associates
that apply to operations, maintenance and safety.
Carries out root cause analysis on equipment failures and takes
appropriate measures to prevent failures from reoccurring. Assist
other maintenance activities across CPNA as required
- Ability to effectively manage projects from conception to
completion. Include budgeting, design, manpower allocation,
timeline development, documentation and technical instruction.
- Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical
instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with abstract
and concrete variables.
- Ability to analyze and solve problems through application of
principals of mechanics, electricity, and fluid dynamics to
machines and equipment.
- Ability to understand the operation of moderately complex
tools, machines and systems
- Ability to operate and understand a variety of computer
applications and systems such as AutoCAD, Microsoft Office and