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Power Systems Engineer


INEOS Aromatics

Interested in joining a winning team? A team whose employees share in the ownership of the business and are empowered to make a difference?

Compensation Grade: H-35

The primary responsibilities of the Power Systems Engineer is to be the technical authority for power systems; to develop long term reliability plans for the site's electrical infrastructure and high voltage motors; and to manage capital and expense projects generated from long term reliability plans.  The Power Systems Engineer will also support development of training programs, manage the Site Technical Practices for power systems, support the Asset Maintenance Engineers, and drive continuous improvement in work execution processes.

Key Accountabilities

  • Technical Authority for power systems.
  • Maintains and improves the safety and availability of power systems (main substation feeders to unit main breakers) throughout the site.
  • Develops sound operations and maintenance strategies for site power systems.
  • Develops predictive and preventive programs for site power systems.
  • Develops a long-term reliability plan for site‘s electrical infrastructure and high voltage motors that is aligned with the site goals.
  • Monitors operation of site power systems on a routine basis, addresses emerging issues, identifies causes of unreliability and proposes solutions to meet site goals.
  • Provides technical support and assists with the execution of power systems maintenance work.
  • Provides technical support for all emergency/after-hours power systems work that requires troubleshooting and scope definition.
  • Identifies cost savings opportunities for power systems that support the site’s goals.
  • Performs electrical design and issues construction packages for implementation.
  • Provides electrical design review on the Front End Loading stages of Capital Expenditure projects to ensure that final product meets site standards.
  • Leads/conducts formal root cause failure analysis.
  • Develops/Identifies turnaround scope and reviews TAR job plans for all power systems.
  • Supports turnaround field work to ensure quality and compliance with construction packages.
  • Supports unit startups for critical equipment after major repairs.
  • Participates in Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) as needed.
  • Provides technical assistance to planners for major power systems repairs and maintenance projects.
  • Manages major maintenance projects and capital projects generated from long term reliability plans.
  • Manages the Site Technical Practices (STP) for power systems.
  • Assists with the development/updates of maintenance procedures, including specialized Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO).  Ensures that the power system procedures are revised as required.
  • Adheres to the Management of Change process for field/shop modifications and operating parameter changes.
  • Updates and maintains engineering files.
  • Supports the development of training programs and assists with training as needed.
  • Assists with training Operations personnel on modifications to equipment.
  • Creates and revises preventive maintenance procedures as necessary.
  • Identifies gaps and drives continuous improvement in the engineering work processes and the maintenance work processes.
  • Assists the Asset Maintenance Engineers with technical support for power systems work; root cause failure analysis for electrical failures; and TAR support for electrical equipment.
  • Participates in and leads, if necessary, incident investigations.
  • Adheres to INEOS Aromatics‘ and industry standards and codes for all repairs and projects.
  • Maintains Emergency / Surgical Shutdown Worklist (non PM).
  • Understands how the work of the your team affects the environment. Supports your area to minimize impact on the environment. Supports the site Environmental Management System (EMS).
  • Compliance with and promotion of different behavioral and process safety initiatives and measures – supporting 20 INEOS SHE Principles, IGGN’s, SHE KPI’s, risk assessments, etc.  These initiatives are reviewed on yearly appraisals.

Education and Experience:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering required
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering preferred
  • Requires at least 10 years experience in maintenance or reliability engineering role, with exposure to electrical infrastructure and high voltage power systems troubleshooting and maintenance in a plant environment.
  • Registration as a professional engineer in Electrical Engineering is preferred.
  • English - Fluent

Job Requirements:


  • Performance Bias
  • Innovation
  • Business Insight
  • SHE Skills
  • Taking the Lead
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Partnership & Teamworking
  • Digital Skills
  • Wise Decisions


  • Technical Disciplines
  • Operations Competencies

Our culture is one of honesty and integrity with an emphasis on safety, health and environmental performance.On our team, people are acknowledged for embracing new practices that help create real value for customers.