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Posted: Monday, April 10, 2017 5:35 PM

Reliability Technical Consultant
Reference Code:32461
United States (US):Houston,TX
Job Category:Engineering
Employment Type:Employee Full:time
Relocation Eligibility:This position is not eligible for our relocation program
General Information
Reporting to the Manager, Core Reliability, the Reliability Technical Consultant is responsible for performing software application development, design, installation and integration. This position is responsible for providing technical consulting and training to the Reliability Services Group and is responsible for collecting, analyzing and reporting operating, maintenance and failure data that will be used to improve the overall efficiency, cost of service and reliability of TransCanada's facility and pipeline assets. This position will work directly with operations, management, finance, engineering and other technical support staff, to ensure data and risk analysis are used to improve the overall operation and reliability of TransCanada's assets.
*This position is preferred to be filled at the Houston, TX location, but other company office locations including Charleston, WV may be considered.
:Leads various analytical processes that support software applications including, but not limited to, the Computerized Work Management System, PI Historian, Operational and Financial Databases and others to generate reports used to assess asset performance, reliability, efficiency and availability;
:Develop and test mathematical models for monitoring asset degradation and failure mode recognition using numerical analysis;
:Uses software tools to extract, evaluate and measure actual software application performance against established goals;
:Follows best practices in modern software development including, building reusable code/libraries for future use, optimization for speed and scalability, appropriate data storage solutions and source control usage;
:Assists with system integration initiatives that involve design using proprietary SDKs and service oriented design patterns;
:Performs business analysis for software application implementation;
:Identifies and recommends areas to improve information systems reliability, increase availability and drive performance improvements;
:Works with Operations Analysts, Operations Managers, Regional Directors and Gas Control and others to improve overall information technology solutions;
:Ensures issues are identified, reported, tracked, and resolved in a timely manner;
:Maintains current information on all relevant TransCanada systems;
:Utilizes operational data from various sources such as the Computerized Work Management System, PI Historian and related applications to generate reports to assess asset performance, reliability, efficiency and availability;
:Other tasks as required.
Qualifications and Education
:Analytical : Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs work flows and procedures;
:Design : Generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into images; uses feedback to modify designs; applies design principles; demonstrates attention to detail;
:Problem Solving : Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; collects and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics;
:Project Management : Develops project plans; coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and budget;
:Technical Skills : Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; pursues training and development opportunities; continuously strives to build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others;
:Customer Service : Manages difficult customer situations; responds promptly to customer ne


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