Electrical Reliability Engineer

Electrical Reliability Engineer

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BKV Technical


Burkville, AL, USA


Chemistry that Matters™

A career at SABIC provides you with an opportunity to leave a lasting positive impact to the world and yourself. From excellent health and well-being benefits to our comprehensive learning programs. We offer a wide range of benefits and offerings that recognize that our people have unique motivations and ambitions. It’s all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. Let’s explore what matters!


As one of the world’s largest diversified chemical companies, we activate the power of human capital to address society’s future challenges. Through partnerships, we enable life-saving medical innovations and help fight world hunger. We are driving the circular economy for the benefit of communities and our planet through sustainability initiatives, such as our TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio.  Our success is built upon the collective excellence of our 32,000 employees in 50+ countries.  Our values – Inspire, Engage, Create, and Deliver – are the foundation of our success. To learn more about these and how we strive to Be the Impact, click here.


Our purpose is "Chemistry that Matters". This is what drives us to do what we do. "Chemistry" goes beyond applying science and technology to enhance the supply of essential materials to the world. It is how we work, to build long-lasting relationships of trust. “What Matters” is making a meaningful impact for the world – through the customers and communities we collaborate with, so that we succeed and grow together.


It is all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. We are mindful about the importance of the team we are building and how our team members impact to our culture.   We believe that good ideas come from anywhere, being inclusive to diverse perspectives is stimulating, encourages innovation and is critical to our mission. Let us explore this together!


For an overview of our benefits here at SABIC, please visit: www.yoursabicbenefits.com 



Job Summary

Electrical Reliability Engineer will work closely with I/E’s and reliability engineers to improve electrical safety and reliability. This will include ownership of the electrical safety program, stewardship of power system model, and visionary for strategic improvement plan of electrical distribution assets.

The focus will be to improve EHSS performance, asset reliability, reduce maintenance cost, and foster continuous learning.


How You Can Be the Impact

  • Lead the site wide Electrical Safety program.
  • Review and approve electrical project scope.
  • Monitor electrical assets performance, predict equipment failures, and proactively address potential issues through effective equipment strategy.
  • Support troubleshooting activities and develop electricians’ technical skills.
  • Approve Power Systems Studies.
  • Assist in the development and training of Site personnel based on SABIC requirements and knowledge gap identified.
  • Develop and improve Standard Maintenance Procedures and Maintenance Plans.
  • Facilitate incident investigations on equipment failures, operation downtime events, and electrical safety incidents.
  • Effectively share Key Learnings throughout the Site and Corporation to prevent similar events from occurring and to further grow a learning culture.
  • Turnaround scope review and support during execution for all electrical equipment. Ensure immediate technical support with recommendation related to any unexpected findings during turnaround execution period.
  • Implement best practices, technical alerts, and SABIC Manufacturing Standards for electrical equipment.
  • Develop multiyear asset plans for electrical equipment.


What Matters to SABIC

  • BS in Electrical Engineering
  • Knowledge of NETA, NFPA 70, and NFPA 70E
  • 3 years (or more) experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Outstanding aptitude and understanding of electrical equipment and systems.
  • Excellent communication skills are necessary.
  • Experience in reliability tools for preventative & predictive techniques is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Industry Standards, such as IEEE, is preferred.
  • Able to read, write, perform basic mathematics, competent with computer business software, provide clear / concise written & verbal communication.
  • Able to work with and influence a diverse group from operations technicians & craftsperson’s to site & business management.
  • Must be a self-starter with the capability to facilitate discussions.
  • Function under time pressures.
  • Drawing conclusions from written or computer generated materials.
  • Implementing recommendations by coordinating resources.
  • Directing and influencing activities of others to accomplish a goal.
  • Analyzing data or report information.
  • Conducting research.
  • Developing plans, procedures, goals, strategies or processes based on data analysis or experience.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate with operation, technical, SABIC and contract maintenance crafts people.
  • Familiarity with design and maintenance of electric equipment including variable speed drives, DC motors, AC induction motors, breakers, contactors, batteries, and UPS.
  • Familiarity with P&ID, piping isometrics, and Process Flow Diagrams.


Eligibility Requirements

  • You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the “Apply Now/Apply” option on this page.
  • You must be 18 years or older
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work for SABIC in the United States on a full-time basis.



Work Availability

Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this position. Applicants must be regularly available and willing to work  during assigned hours of operation and such other hours as the company determines are necessary or desirable to meet business needs.


We are proud to be a diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We are fully committed to a culture of respect and inclusion.






Nearest Major Market: Montgomery