1+ months

Reliability Engineer 2

Washington, DC 20004

Unit Description

Sodexo has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Reliability Engineer to support a Washington, DC based client.  The Reliability Engineer is responsible for developing the strategic approach to maintenance and engineering.


  • Provides technical expertise, troubleshooting and improved equipment maintenance/reliability strategies to optimize safe, compliant, and efficient operations of all facility and utility equipment and instrumentation.
  • Works with Facility Management to define requirements, SOWs, schedule, operational impacts and budgets to develop a project plan for small scale capital and expense project approval and execution.
  • Prepares asset files including equipment data sheets, impact assessments, drawings, factory O&Ms, factory maintenance recommendations, maintenance work plans and procedures
  • Leading internal teams to conduct Root Cause Analysis, developing Corrective Action solutions/plans for design gaps and performance related problems, and reporting status of implementations ·
  • Collaborating with Commissioning teams to properly test and validate installation, operation, and performance of electrical/mechanical systems per the design intent.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the annual account plan as identified by the Director of Hard Services.


Education and Experience:

BS degree in mechanical, electrical engineering or similar engineering field

Minimum 5 years of facilities maintenance/operations experience at a commercial site or related experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience

Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional (CMRP) preferred

Position Summary

The primary objective of the reliability engineer is to identify and manage asset reliability risks that could adversely affect plant or business operations. This broad primary role may have a focus on one or more of the following areas: loss elimination, risk management and life cycle asset management (LCAM).

  • Participates as a subject matter expert in the development of criteria for and evaluation of equipment and technical MRO suppliers and technical maintenance service providers. Develops acceptance tests and inspection criteria. Including:
    • Asset utilization
    • Overall equipment effectiveness
    • Remaining useful life
    • Other parameters that define operating condition, reliability and costs of assets   
  • Guides efforts and manages indirect reports to ensure reliability and maintainability of equipment, processes, utilities, facilities, controls and safety/security systems.   
  • Professionally and systematically assists in defining, designs, develops, monitors and refines an asset maintenance plan that includes
    • Value-added preventive maintenance tasks
    • Effective utilization of predictive and other non-destructive testing methodologies designed to identify and isolate inherent reliability problems
    • Root cause analysis (RCA) and root cause failure analysis (RCFA)
    • Failure reporting, analysis and corrective action system (FRACAS) 
    • Provides input to a risk management plan that will anticipate reliability-related and non-reliability-related risks that could adversely impact plant operations.
  • Provides input to a risk management plan that will anticipate reliability-related and non-reliability-related risks that could adversely impact plant operations. 

Experience in developing and maintaining a Reliability Centered Maintenance Plan for a critical environment such as manufacturing. This includes developing a schedule and maintenance plan/activities for all utilities and facilities equipment to insure zero down time. Requires project management experience to manage multiple on-going projects within multiple work streams.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelors Degree 

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years of engineering experience, with a focus in reliability or project engineering, utilities and facilities management as well as experience managing maintenance teams


Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


Posted: 2019-12-10 Expires: 2020-03-11

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