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Instrumentation & Electrical Reliability Engineer



Other Engineering
Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Brief Description

Amogy is a well-funded technology startup on a mission to decarbonize transportation by developing a unique and revolutionary power system that runs on ammonia as a renewable fuel. By joining our team, you will be creating the first page of the ammonia-driven green economy. Be part of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform the transportation industry for a sustainable future!

What You’ll Be Doing

We are looking for an Instrumentation & Electrical Engineer to join our Product Reliability, Safety, & Certification group and develop short-term and long-term instrumentation & electrical reliability strategies for complex electro-mechanical and chemical systems. In this position, you will apply your knowledge to develop reliability programs, offer technical guidance, and design support for systems involving chemical reactors, combustion devices, and fuel cells. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead in the development, implementation, review and sustainability of engineering standards, specifications, and technical guidelines for Amogy’s reliability program.
  • Develop, review, and keep process instrumentation engineering deliverables such as Instrument Index, Instrument data sheets, IO list, loop drawings, wiring diagrams.
  • Develop testing methodologies and procedures for validation of process instrumentation.
  • Commissioning support for process instrumentation.
  • Travel up to 25% of the time.
  • Develop strategies for condition monitoring and predictive failure analysis for process instrumentation.
  • Define and implement a process for developmental risk analysis, and communication of risk insights to support optimization of systems and part design for safety and reliability.
  • Decide preventative maintenance requirements to deliver a robust product lifecycle.
  • Develop and keep reliability prediction models using accepted methodology and failure rate sources.
  • Perform safety integrity level (SIL) calculations to ensure safety instrumented function (SIF) designs meet risk reduction factor (RRF) targets.
  • Perform fault tree analysis and common mode failure analysis or other methods as needed for reliability and/or safety.
  • Coordinate component failure analysis for root cause and drive corrective actions.
  • Participate in failure mode, effects, and criticality analysis (FMECA) to support the design process.
  • Provide project support and guidance for design and equipment specification.
  • Analyze and review engineering deliverables and documentation to ensure consistency with reliability and safety targets.
  • Establish critical equipment spares strategy for product.
  • Collaborate with customers and product lifecycle services group to solve and address reliability concerns and collect proven in use failure data.


The minimum requirements we seek:

  • BS/MS degree in Electrical Engineering or related engineering field with a background in instrumentation & electrical engineering
  • Experience with different process instrumentation technologies, their applications and limitations.
  • Knowledge and understanding of reliability principles and their applications.
  • Ability to perform failure analysis using proper methodologies.
  • Ability to create and keep predictive probabilistic reliability models.
  • Experience with industry codes and standards for the maritime industry, functional safety, chemical processes, burner management systems, and power generation and distribution (NFPA, API, NEC, IEC, ISA, etc.)
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and agile work environment.
  • Strong record-keeping and organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of relevant professional experience as an Instrumentation & Electrical reliability engineer.
  • Experience with fuel & energy conversion devices (engines, fuel cells, reactors, turbines, etc.).
  • Functional safety certification such as TÜV FS Engineer/Expert or exida Certified Functional Safety Professional/Expert (CFSP/CSFE).

The salary pay range for this position is $100,000 to $123,000. The salary pay range is applicable to positions physically based in Houston, TX. Exact compensation may vary based on skills, job experience and physical location.

If this sounds like a role that will excite you, and you see yourself in a fast-paced, high-growth environment where you are learning and collaborating cross-functionally, we want to talk to you!


What We Offer:

  • Competitive Medical, Dental & Vision Care
  • FSA and HSA
  • 401(k) with 5% company match
  • Life insurance
  • Unlimited (PTO)
  • Ancillary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Open, supportive culture of drive and execution

Amogy is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to recruiting@amogy.co.

Amogy is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify. If you receive an offer of employment from Amogy, you will need to go through the E-Verify process of digital verification of your employment authorization documents as provided on the Form I-9. Participation in E-Verify does not limit your right to work and verification will only be completed after you become an employee with Amogy.