Sr. Rotating Equipment Engineer


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About this job

  • Industry: Mining
  • Area of expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Cheyenne

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Sunday, 13 February 2022

About this role: Sr. Rotating Equipment Engineer

About this role: Sr. Rotating Equipment Engineer

Brunel is currently searching for a Sr. Rotating Equipment Engineer for direct hire with our client located in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

As the Sr. Rotating Equipment Engineer, you will lead the risk & reliability function for critical machines at the plant. You will promote and develop more mature reliability management approaches, maintaining effective utilization of machine condition monitoring and machine performance monitoring.

Other duties will include:

  • Ensure that all rotating plant equipment assets at the Plant have effective Reliability and Capability Life Plans and world class maintenance strategies
  • Support operations and work closely with Maintenance Planners to ensure that preventive & predictive maintenance work orders in SAP PM are aligned with equipment maintenance strategies.
  • Drive the implementation of the RCM business process (criticality analysis, maintenance strategies).
  • Ensure major rotating equipment risks are identified, assessed, documented & mitigated in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Complete equipment failure investigations using root cause analysis techniques.
  • Conduct engineering statistical reliability studies from the risk assessments, criticality data, corrective maintenance history and failure history.
  • Demonstrate and/or lead the commitment to the pursuit of achieving Zero Harm through behavioral based safety. (Ensure SAO, JSA, Take 5’s, stretching, and all safety rules are being completed.)
  • Mentor junior engineers



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 8+ years of experience in maintenance and/or engineering of a petro-chemical manufacturing plant, power generation or similar heavy industry environment.
  • Must have knowledge of rotating plant equipment and good knowledge of materials, failure mechanisms, fabrication and repair processes and procedures
  • Technically competent with respect to management of Rotating equipment in particular: rotor dynamics, performance monitoring, principles of compressible flow, principles of lubrication management, condition monitoring, reliability benchmarks, best engineering practices and machinery overhaul practices.
  • Familiarity with Safety Management Systems, Quality Management Systems, and Turnaround management systems.
  • Experienced in risk identification, analysis and mitigation strategies.
  • Positive attitude, friendly demeanor, and a team player
  • MUST be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship



  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • Paid vacation + 11 paid holidays + a couple of PTO days
  • Full health benefits including employer HSA contributions + dental plan with an orthodontic option, wellness coaching available
  • Up to a 4% 401k match additional company contribution from 1% to 5% based on years of service
  • Generous tuition reimbursement program

About Brunel

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About Brunel

Our client is a global leader in suppling blasting solutions to the mining industry.

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How to apply

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Cindy King via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Cindy King
Brunel USA - Detroit
+1 313-986-9073

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