A Reliability Engineer with Microsoft Office skills earns an average salary of AU$105,849 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
|Salary||AU$64,286 - AU$158,965|
|Bonus||AU$0.00 - AU$17,500|
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|AU$64,973 - AU$170,087|
Job Description for Reliability Engineer
A reliability engineer is in charge of the overall support of mechanical systems. They work closely with operations and maintenance personnel to troubleshoot mechanical problems. Reliability engineers must be able to ensure that site policies, procedures, standards, and specifications are met. They write or approve project scopes, mark and approve drawings, and establish and maintain installation details and standards.Read More...
Reliability engineers help develop and implement long-range plans for mechanical equipment, including providing start-up support to meet production and business needs. Reliability engineers are responsible for training area personnel on mechanical technologies to improve reliability efforts. They create and maintain documentation, procedures, and drawings to ensure integrity of site equipment. They also create and maintain equipment reliability programs. Reliability engineers must possess knowledge of process equipment, including piping, valves, tanks, pumps, and pressure vessels to determine the best plan of action when dealing with problems or construction. Most engineers will work during the day, but long hours or evening work may be required based on the project.
Reliability engineers typically need a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or a related field. Many companies prefer work experience as well. It is important for a reliability engineer to be a leader and a self-starter. They must possess a strong level of communication and writing skills. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
Reliability Engineer Tasks
- Initiate, prioritize, and implement plans to improve safety, cost, capacity, and quality of manufacturing.
- Design and track maintenance, quality, and root cause metrics and analyses.
- Evaluate and select materials, equipment, techniques, and installation protocols.
- Analyze technical data and collaborate with workers to identify improvements and create standard products.
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