Fixed Equipment Engineer

Exxon Mobil

Job Role Summary


  • The Fixed Equipment Engineer provides mechanical engineering support (primarily for piping and vessels) to their respective Business Team (BT) with the objectives of improving safety, environmental, reliability, and profitability
  • Location of job is the GCGV plant in Gregory Texas

Job Role Responsibilities


  • Responsible for completion of mechanical integrity tasks as needed to maintain compliance
  • Responsible for providing troubleshooting & engineering support to maintenance and operations
  • Work with Business Teams to identify short/mid/long term vulnerabilities and establish priority and plan of action for path forward
  • Responsible for documentation and drawing updates to incorporate equipment revisions and repairs
  • Responsible for engineering of reliability and mechanical integrity improvements within their areas of responsibility
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining knowledge of industry codes, ExxonMobil standards, best practices and programs to apply to engineered solutions
  • Supports site behavioral based safety program (Loss Prevention System) for the technical function in their area
  • Support for maintenance turnaround plan, turnaround basis (interval, Turnaround Basis Memorandum, competitiveness, etc.), milestone compliance and work list for their area
  • Support turnaround execution with timely and accurate engineering of discovery work
  • Support plant with piping and fixed equipment design support for management of change and local projects
  • Collaborate with Technical, Inspection, and Maintenance organizations to support field execution and confirm facilities meet design requirements during PSSR

Job Requirements


  • BS/MS in Mechanical Engineering (or related degree)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in mechanical engineering roles supporting refining, chemical, or similar industry plant operations with focus on fixed equipment maintenance and design
  • Knowledge of ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, ASME B31.3 Piping Code, and relevant API standards (API 510, 570, 582)
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills to deliver results
  • Ability to effectively interface across multiple disciplines, including third party contractors and vendors
  • Ability to perform visits to the field, including climbing stairs and ladders while wearing appropriate PPE
  • Job requires occasional after hours/weekend support and ability to be on-call when needed. Includes occasional business travel

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities


  • Knowledge of materials and welding procedures
  • Knowledge and understanding of Risk Based Inspection
  • Knowledge and understanding of mechanical integrity processes
  • Experience with executing complex turnarounds and downtimes
  • Experience and understanding of reliability engineering
  • Experience with conducting incident investigations and Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA)


ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or physical or mental disability.

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