Reliability Engineer - Electrical

Job Location US-MS-Hamilton
# of Openings
Direct Hire


Allied Reliability is searching for an experienced Reliability Engineer for one of our premier clients in Hamilton, MS! The focus is to improve the reliability of our electrical equipment by analyzing performance, reliability, and maintenance data to eliminate unplanned outages and reduce the equipment life cycle costs.  The incumbent will provide maintenance engineering support including troubleshooting, developing, and executing plans to address issues that may arise with electrical equipment and instrumentation.


The successful candidate will be expected to:
  • Participate in developing plans and schedules for major outages.
  • Support the maintenance supervisors, planners, and Instrument/Electrical Technicians with technical expertise and training to enable them to maintain, repair and improve the reliability of their electrical equipment.
  • Analyze maintenance and operations data to minimize instrument-related maintenance costs, failures, manpower and downtime
  • Design improvements to Instrument/Electrical components and equipment that contribute to process downtime.
  • Identification of optimal control valves, flow-meters, transmitters, and other instruments for continuous improvement of process monitoring and control.
  • Review and interpret Motor Elementary Drawings, Instrumentation Loop Sheets and One-Line Electrical Drawings.
  • Create and update 5-Year Plans for scheduled replacement of major electrical components and equipment.
  • Review plant standards for electrical safety and electrical/instrumentation design and construction.
  • Assist Instrument/Electrical technicians with troubleshooting of field instrumentation, electrical equipment and PLC/DCS components
  • Perform Root Cause Analysis for repetitive and high lost-production failures.




This position requires a degree in Electrical Engineering and one (1) to three (3) years of engineering experience at an industrial site. The candidate should have direct experience with Plant Instrumentation, Motors and Motor Control, Power Circuits and Automated Controls including Field Instrumentation and PLC or DCS system troubleshooting, and experience in reading and interpreting Motor Elementary Drawings, Instrumentation Loop Sheets and One-Line Electrical Drawings.   Knowledge and understanding of Arc Flash hazards is a must.  Experience and expertise in Protective Relaying, Medium Voltage Breakers, Substation Transformers and Equipment and Variable Frequency Drives is preferred along with experience in editing PLC and DCS logic.





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