Electrical Engineer
Cheyenne, WY 
Posted 20 days ago
Job Description
Job Brief

To lead the Electrical/ Instrument function for the site through collaboration between the Strategic Engineering specialist resources and the operations teams.

Who We Are

Dyno Nobel is a global leader in the commercial explosives industry. We provide innovative blasting solutions and quality explosives products throughout North America, Australia and selected customers in the Asia Pacific.

Join us in everything that’s great about Dyno Nobel: OUR culture, OUR values, OUR commitment to safety and most importantly our PEOPLE. This combination makes Dyno Nobel a terrific place to work.

Dyno Nobel is a subsidiary of Australian based Incitec Pivot Limited. IPL's 4500 employees also manufacture and market industrial chemicals and fertilizer products & services to customers around the world.

What You’ll Do

Reporting to the R & I Manager you will be the leader in the electrical/instrument function for the site through collaboration between the Strategic Engineering Specialist resources and the operations teams. You will be part of a dynamic team who who drives the process safety improvement agendas for all critical E/I assets. Other duties will include:

  • Demonstrate and/or lead the commitment to the pursuit of achieving Zero Harm through behavioral based safety. (Ensure SAO, JSA, Take 5’s, stretching, and all safety rules are being completed.)

  • Ensure compliance with applicable Company HSE Performance Standards, as well as applicable acts and regulations..

  • Small MOC’s, FI or Capex projects

  • Ensuring that all electrical assets at the Plant have effective Reliability and Capability Life Plans and maintenance strategies

  • Participates in PHA’s

  • Work closely with Maintenance Planners to ensure that preventive & predictive maintenance work orders in SAP PM are aligned with equipment maintenance strategies

  • Conduct engineering statistical reliability studies from the risk assessments, criticality data, corrective maintenance history and failure history.

  • Complete equipment failure investigations using root cause analysis techniques.

  • Undertaking and organizing technical investigations, inspections, studies and surveys, and analysing all historical data, to determine static plant equipment risk and criticality. 

  • Implementation and Auditing of Standards and Guidelines in collaboration with Principal Engineers and Operations Personnel.

  • Collaboration with Operations, Turnaround and Project functions in effective identification & scoping of requirements. Execution of technical R&I role during turnarounds.

  • Continuous update and electrical items in the operational risk registers.  Implement effective controls and improvement actions (elimination/reduction).

  • Support tactical response to address equipment deficiencies in an effective & timely manner during turnarounds.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering

  • 4+  years of experience in maintenance and/or engineering of a petro-chemical manufacturing plant, power generation or similar heavy industry environment.

  • Familiarity with both Safety Management Systems and Quality Management Systems.

  • Familiarity with Manufacturing Excellence models, systems and processes relating to asset capability and reliability.

  • Familiarity with Turnaround management systems

  • Strong understanding of RBM (Risk-based Maintenance) and RCM (reliability centered maintenance) maintenance strategy development

  • Demonstrated ability in optimising reliability e.g. reducing failure rates, increasing uptime, etc.

  • Experienced in risk identification, analysis and mitigation strategies

  • Competent in the various methods of Root Cause Failure Analysis

  • Strong understanding of statistical analysis of failure data (e.g. uptime, weibull analysis, etc).

  • Positive attitude, friendly demeanor, and a team player

What We Offer:

  • Vacation time + 10 paid holidays + a couple of PTO days

  • Full health benefits including employer HSA contributions + dental plan with an orthodontic option, wellness coaching available

  • Up to a 4% 401k match PLUS additional company contribution from 1% to 5% based on years of service

  • Generous tuition reimbursement program

  • Friendly and supportive coworkers


Zero Harm for Everyone Everywhere

Value People – Respect, Recognize & Reward

Think Customer. Everyone. Every day

Treat the Business as our Own

Care for the Community & our Environment

Challenge & Improve the Status Quo

Deliver on our Promises


Women are encouraged to apply.  Dyno Nobel is an equal employment opportunity employer and will give all qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
4+ years
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