Sr Reliability Engineer - Fixed Equipment


Tyler, TX, US, 75702

Are you looking for a career in a dynamic and innovative company that values versatility, growth, and teamwork? Look no further than Delek US Holdings!


What is Delek? What do we do?

We are a boutique-sized diversified downstream energy company with a range of assets, including petroleum refining, logistics, renewable fuels, and convenience store retailing.

  • Our refineries in Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana have a combined crude capacity of 302,000 barrels per day
  • Our logistics business currently owns and operates 720 miles of crude and product pipelines, a 600-mile crude oil gathering system, and storage tanks and terminals.
  • Our Retail or convenience store part of Delek, runs over 250 stores in Texas and New Mexico. We also have company-branded New-to-Industry DK stores in the southern part of the US!
  • Our three renewables’ plants in Texas, Arkansas, and Mississippi combined can produce 40 million gallons of biodiesel fuel a year.


Delek Benefits

We offer fantastic benefits that include up to a 10% match on 401K on your hire start, with a vesting timeline of only one year, along with medical benefits that start on day one with a 30% premium rebate annually! We value your well-being and all employees now have access to the Calm app for FREE, which is used for meditation, stress management, and better sleep. Through our performance management program, you can earn additional annual incentives as you set and achieve goals. Our pay for performance culture motivates our employees to improve Delek’s year-over-year company, business unit, and individual results. With some of the highest bonus payouts in recent years, we know that our success is due to our talented and dedicated team. We are looking for individuals like you to help us continue this momentum and bring new ideas to the table. At Delek, you will have the opportunity to make an impact and grow your career in a supportive and innovative environment.


Job Summary:

The Sr. Reliability Engineer - Fixed Equipment will be required to work on-site, reporting to our Sr. Manager, Reliability. 

This role will be responsible for guiding efforts to ensure reliability and maintainability of equipment, processes, utilities, and facilities for fixed equipment. This role can be further subdivided into two distinct areas: defect elimination and risk management with focus on sustaining and continuously improving reliability for fixed equipment.


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  • 4 year / Bachelor's Degree (Required)
  • Six (6) or more years Experience in a related field (Required)
  • PetroChemical and/or Refining experience (Preferred) 
  • Experience with API Engineering Standards (Preferred) 
  • Turnaround experience (Preferred) 
  • Experience with Inspection Support (Preferred)



  • Utilize Engineering Practices during equipment improvement design / project design reviews. This includes in the development of design, installation and commissioning specifications.
  • Seek guidance from Reliability Manager, or Engineering SME on issues needing support.
  • Supporting responsibility to communicate reliability issues with Operations.
  • Lead RAM top 30 fixed equipment.assigned by Reliability Superintendent; works with all organizations on RCFA process, improvement proposals.
  • Supports the Maintenance Manager in the development of criteria for and evaluation of maintenance equipment, material, and service suppliers for the site.
  • Develops acceptance tests and inspection criteria for new and repaired equipment.
  • Participates in factory and site acceptance testing that will confirm adherence to EP’s
  • Support pre-startup reviews through active participation and focus on installations per EP’s.
  • Active participant in Maintenance Strategy process (participate in FMEA sessions, preventative maintenance task development, one-time task design development)
  • Supports reliability-related site assessments and overall assessment schedule (Mechanical Integrity, Equipment Strategies, RAMS).
  • Site incident investigator or team member.
  • Provides equipment technical support to Operations, Maintenance, and Process Technical personnel.
  • Site contact for 3rd party fixed equipment engineering support.
  • Support process safety, safety, and environmental compliance by participating in process hazard analysis, incident investigations, procedure development, management of change, alarm management, pressure protection management, and providing technical assistance for work scope development, and assessment of operating impacts on equipment.
  • Design improvements for equipment/systems to improve overall reliability, availability, and predictability of production, improve process safety and environmental performance including complex designs.
  • Perform equipment reliability analysis and recommend improvements based on Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) findings.
  • Recommend equipment reliability improvements through RAMS processes.
  • Works with Maintenance and Operations and other Dept’s as required to initiate and develop Maintenance & Reliability work processes.
  • Works with all relevant departments to ensure the reliability and maintainability of new and modified installations adhering to RAMS life cycle asset management processes.
  • Develops engineering solutions to repetitive failures and all other problems that adversely affect plant operations.
  • Stays abreast of latest industry best practices, technology, and equipment design through participation in professional organizations and associations.
  • Conduct RCFA on failed equipment / components and improve life expectancy using RCFA findings.
  • Supports maintenance related activities in planning upcoming shutdowns, transitions, and equipment requirements.
  • Support turnaround and unit shutdown planning and execution through participation in scope development, providing justification for work items, and providing technical support during shutdown/startup and outage timeframe.
  • Develops and delivers site training to educate, inform and guide refinery maintenance staff on the application of EP’s.  
  • Serves as site Technical Committee Member for Engineering Practices (EP’s)
  • Serves at site SME for interpretation of EP’s related to fixed equipment.
  • While this job description aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the role, it may not detail every task or responsibility required. All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, and vision of the organization. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All activities must be in compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity laws, HIPAA, ERISA, and other regulations, as appropriate



CHANGE AGILITY (LEVEL 2 SUPPORTING): Identifies, initiates, and adapts to organizational changes that foster enhanced effectiveness, efficiency, safety, and ultimately business results.

COLLABORATION (LEVEL 2 SUPPORTING): Sees connection points across the organization and partners effectively with others to achieve common goals.

DECISION MAKING (LEVEL 2 SUPPORTING): Selects a course of action to reduce risk and uncertainty and create optimal outcomes.

DRIVE FOR RESULTS (LEVEL 2 SUPPORTING): Drives to achieve challenging performance objectives.

TEAM BUILDING (LEVEL 2 SUPPORTING): Builds trust, fosters openness, and provides support. As the manager of a team, selects and motivates a strong team.




We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans. 


It’s an exciting time to join Delek. We’re on a mission to attract, retain, and engage the best and brightest talent – those who are great team players and leaders who make it their first priority to serve. 

  • We are performance driven
  • We value a passion for excellence
  • We value teamwork
  • We value and reward hard work and dedication

Delek US offers the opportunity to provide you with more than a job – we want to help you build a career. 

Since our inception, our ability to hire the right people for the job has served us well, resulting in an impressive record of consistent growth and profitability. With more than 3,500 employees in nine states, we have brought together a diverse team of professionals passionate about investing their time and expertise in one of the most dynamic downstream energy companies in the market today. 

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