Company: NES Global Talent
Skills: Mechanical Engineering
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: $140000 per annum
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Job Title - Mechanical Engineer

Location - Houston, TX

Employee Type - Permanent


NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the Oil & Gas industry. Our client is a major player in the EPC field, specifically within Midstream and Upstream industry. The client has a permanent opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to be based in Houston, TX.


A Mechanical Engineer is responsible for the design and conformance of mechanical equipment and materials within a company project. The Mechanical Engineer will work with all types of mechanical equipment (pumps, compressors, heat exchangers, vessels, tanks, etc.), piping (codes, components, design/layout), systems (process gas, process liquids, air, fuel gas, flare, drains, chemical injection, etc.) and coordination with other disciplines. A Mechanical Engineer is expected to handle routine job functions with little technical assistance.

Essential Functions

  • Conceptual and detailed specification or design of mechanical equipment including, but not limited to, pumps, compressors, and expanders.
  • Develops and maintains spreadsheet tools for detailed design of equipment and systems required for contracted work.
  • Utilizes software tools such as Caesar for finite element analysis to determine that forces on piping systems and equipment due to temperature change are within design tolerance.
  • Is familiar with appropriate company and industry codes and ensure conformance of specified systems and equipment.
  • Works with other engineering and design staff in the development of Piping and Instrument Diagrams (P&ID's) for each project.
  • Performs system studies to ensure cohesion of mechanical equipment within systems for the design purpose.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited university
  • 10 plus years of related experience or equivalent experience in an engineering-related position.
  • 5+ years' recent experience working within EPC (Engineering) Companies on small to mid-size capital projects
  • 5+ years' experience working directly on facilities - gathering or transmission, midstream projects
  • Good knowledge of Word, Excel, and other software tools as required for the job.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail as well as technical writing and documentation skills
  • Familiarity with company and industry codes and standards applicable to the gas processing industry

This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a major player in the EPC industry. The successful applicant will receive a competitive compensation package including matching 401K, PTO, as well as a comprehensive benefits package, and more. For further information regarding this role or to discuss other opportunities contact Ashlee Vann.

Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.