I&E Maintenance Specialist

Job Location US-TX-Port Neches
# of Openings
Direct Hire


Allied Reliability is seeking an I&E Maintenance Specialist in Port Neches, Texas. The I&E Maintenance Specialist serves a critical role in sustaining and implementing improved maintenance knowledge in Reliability, Operations, and Technical organizations.  The Specialist provides a key link between the maintenance, reliability and operations groups to ensure alignment of team objectives. The Specialist will work closely with operations trainers to ensure training materials and content are accurate and effective in developing operational skills for Console Operator positions.


Prioritized Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities

In order of importance and time spent annually, list the expected duties of this job.

With  supervision and  decision-making:

  • Encourage and target a zero safety and environmental incident rate for unit. Instill by example a high degree of safety and environmental work ethic
  • Key interface between unit maintenance and Engineering functions
    • I&E Maintenance representative for PHA when required – limited basis
    • I&E Maintenance representative for capital and expense projects – ensure proposed designs are safe, efficient, and workable within the context of the overall operation of the plant
    • MOC review Team – reviewer and team participant as required / approves PSSR before unit restart
    • Continuity of technical knowledge
    • Review and approve control changes working closely between Maintenance and Operations
    • Advocate for technical improvements working actively between Operations, Maintenance, and technical disciplines
  • Training:
    • training, technical skills development for Instrument and Electrical Technicians positions
      • Utilize technical information such as technical reports and incident investigations to develop communications and technical training
      • Incorporate technical information within procedures / member of the team to improve technical knowledge and execution of operating capabilities
    • Ensure that technical information contained in procedures is accurate and available in required amount of detail
    • Review all new or modified procedures to ensure accuracy and applicability
    • Continuous improvement in maintenance procedures and updates as new or modified understanding of maintenance information becomes available
    • Help Develop annual training I/E technician schedule
    • Validate progress of training – develop periodic updates / working sessions for PNO Management to ensure gaps are addressed
    • Audit and test as training progresses to ensure only qualified and capable individuals are certified
  • Additional Periodic Roles:
    • Turnaround development and execution – could include any of following:
      • Scope development
      • Clearing and blinding strategy development – as pertains to I/E work
      • Work plan review and validation – walk downs, limited basis
      • Multiple potential execution roles
    • I&E Team Leader backfill – Limited basis
    • Site-wide initiatives – maintenance, reliability, etc….
    • Safety or environmental audit team participation
    • Participate in incident investigations
  • Essential functions require presence in the workplace on a regular basis and an ability to work extra hours if needed. If applicable, ability to work overtime may be needed to ensure required staffing capacity to meet daily production objectives.
  • Work collaboratively with team members with different backgrounds and perspectives.
  • Assists other employees in accomplishments of Indorama company goals. Follows instructions and performs other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.
  • Participates in Environmental, Health, & Safety initiatives as set forth by the company. Participates in and completes company-required training programs.



Education / Experience / Skills Requirements                                                                                                                   

Indicate minimum expectations for this job.

List any specific education and experience requirements:


  • Associate Degree in Instrumentation – industrial electricity, or nationally recognized training program (e.g. electrical JAT, etc.) AND a minimum of 5 years relevant I&E Maintenance experience in a petrochemical or refining facility; OR
  • a minimum of 10 years relevant I&E Maintenance experience in a petrochemical or refining facility
  • Associate Degree or certification is preferred

List any specific certifications, licenses, or registrations:

  • MUST HAVE or be able to obtain Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card, please visit https://www.tsa.gov/for-industry/twic for information
  • State of Texas Electrical Journeyman licenses a plus



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