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Maintenance Engineer Job

DATE POSTED: Jun 14,2017

Borger, TX

CATEGORY : Maintenance


JOB ID: 2017-5576

FULL JOB TITLE: Engineer, Maintenance

Engineer, Maintenance

If you live safety always and everywhere and have a strong desire to build a better tomorrow then look to the company who helps feed the world.

Cultivating Excellence is Agrium’s culture of ownership and joint accountability. At its heart, Cultivating Excellence is aboutachieving superior results with integrity together, connecting and collaborating across the entire organization.

While we have great people, it is not just about that; it’s the ability to own your own engagement, the opportunity to be innovative. It’s the opportunity to grow and develop your career in ways you never imagined while teaming up with people with a passion to make a difference in the world.

Who You Will Work With:

You will work daily beside teams of people who will care about your safety on the job and at home. Together, you will have a Commitment to Zero and follow our 3 Safety Principles: Do It safely or not at all, There is always time to do it safely, and Care for each other’s health, safety and security.

Your team will bring out the best in you by enabling you to achieve goals and reach your full potential. You will own your own work and find innovative ways to deliver on our vision of feeding the world responsibly while working along beside 15,000 people around the globe who care about you.

As part of the BNO maintenance team, reporting to the Maintenance Superintendent, the Maintenance Engineer contributes to the success of the organization by maximizing the utilization of plant assets by ensuring the highest level of equipment and process reliability.

The Maintenance Engineer ensures, through support from other groups, that equipment is available to perform as expected and when required to ensure BNO meets and exceeds budgeted manufacturing of high quality fertilizer.

Key Tasks:

  • Creating efficient and effective site maintenance work through engineering support
  • Ownership and mechanical design reviews of plant changes through the MOC process.
  • Analysis of maintenance history and failure data to prioritize issues and opportunities and develop preventative and predictive maintenance strategies and tactics.
  • Leading Root Cause Failure Analysis investigations.
  • Conducting equipment assessments during maintenance and inspection opportunities for life expectancy evaluation and repair quality.
  • Developing equipment specifications and reviewing equipment purchases and installations to ensure that equipment is built to recognized practices.
  • Working with Technical Services Reliability Group, other Reliability and Maintenance Engineers and participation in Corporate Reliability Network.
  • Supporting the department long-term maintenance plan and asset management goals.
  • Troubleshoot equipment problems.

  • Develop capital and expense projects.

  • Provide documentation for plant modifications.

  • Control costs.

  • Maintain a general knowledge of the operation’s process.

  • Identify and report all safety concerns.

  • Take corrective actions for any safe hazard for themselves or others.

  • Understand and follow site, company, and governmental policies or standards.

  • Champion unit / business initiatives.

  • Provide and support cross-functional communications.

  • Communicate priorities within unit.

  • Provide and communicate continuous improvement ideas.

  • Play a critical role not only ensuring your own safety, but also the safety of others. You will have direct accountability for ensuring familiarity and demonstrating the Commitment to Zero policy, leading with a safety mindset and modeling the 3 Safety Principles, modelling the 10 Tenets of Operation and having your own personal safety action plan.

TheIdeal Candidate:

Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, our ideal candidate must be committed to achieving superior results with integrity and sustaining our safe and positive work environment while having the ability to embrace working side by side others in a diverse culture.


  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills with key stakeholders
  • Proven experience in planning, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of SAP is considered an asset
  • Knowledge of ammonia, urea, or syngas processes a plus


  • Mechanical Engineering Degree with 3-5 years experience

  • Problem solving for a wide variety of problems (technical and organizational) in addition to contributing specific operating and technical experience.

  • Computer proficiency

Why Agrium?

Winning together; Our Cultivating Excellence culture coupled with great people and delivering superior results with integrity is what sets Agrium apart from other career opportunities. We’re dedicated to winning together and that is what consistently makes Agrium an award winning company, listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S.

Agrium’s organizational culture promotes sustainability and innovation, with a vision to help ‘feed the world’ in ways that protect the environment, support economic vitality, and enhance communities.

Agrium is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and veterans.

Those interested in this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


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