Company: Petroplan
Skills: Mechanical Engineering
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Salary: Up to US$444 per day
Location: Basingstoke, England, United Kingdom

Job Title
Senior Mechanical Engineer (Onshore)
Project Information
Basic Design and FEED document review, supervision and support during the
EPC/EPIC tendering stage for on and offshore facilities of a Brown & Greenfield gas field development.
Level of Discretion
  • Day-to-day decisions in the execution of the project; regarding mechanical engineering activities
  • Decisions to be coordinated with the engineering manager

Job Objectives Supervision of Basic Design and FEED engineering activities
  • Support of EPC / EPIC tendering

Duties and Responsibilities Senior/Lead
  • Leads & coordinates discipline as a project management team member.
  • Manages the interface between Client's project team and mechanical engineering design team.
  • Manages all discipline related engineering activities, review and approval (internal and where applicable Client approval) of deliverables, inter- disciplinary checks and assures compliance with contractual requirements,

e.g. complete delivery of LOD, maximum duration of review cycles, engineering quality, project schedule, etc.
  • Supports overall project management, task management, change/contract management, progress reporting and development of project presentations
  • Ensure the changes within the process discipline are managed and communicated to the other discipline in cases they are affected.
  • Responses to Technical Queries (TQ's) and written clarification requests by 3rd parties and attend clarification meetings

  • Technical Document Review
    • Review, provision of comments, elaborations and recommendations and approval of Basic Design and FEED documents in a timely manner to ensure the design meets the needs of the field development and complies with contractual requirements.
    • Reviews various discipline related engineering deliverables (Basis of Designs, Philosophies, Line & Equipment Lists, Drawings, Data Sheets, Specifications, Material Requisitions, Vendor Document Requirement Lists (VDRL), P&IDs, RAM, other discipline related Documents, etc.).
    • Review, provision of comments, elaborations and recommendations and approval of mechanical discipline deliverables as general equipment specifications, equipment data sheet, equipment requisition, material requisitions, Material Requisitions, Vendor Document Requirement Lists (VDRL), Quality Plans, etc.
    • Review of Noise Studies.
    • Actively participates in HSE document reviews & workshops, such as HAZOP, SIMOPS, Plant Process Hazard Analysis (PHA), Safety & Environment Critical Elements (SECE) and related Performance Standards, Constructability, ALARP Workshops, etc..

  • Support during Tendering

Job specific experience

Education & Accreditation University degree, BEng, BSc, MEng or MSc in Mechanical Engineering
  • Chartered status with a discipline relevant recognized engineering institution is considered advantageous

Design and Engineering Familiar and conversant with all applicable standards, codes and specifications
  • Excellent communication skills (listening, verbal & written).

  • Prior experience with:

  • Gas treatment facilities
  • Sulphur recovery
  • CO2 management

Further details
  • Minimum 15 years professional experience in Mechanical Engineering
  • Must be eligible to work in the United Kingdom. Visa or work permit assistance will not be provided.

Job specific software skills
(See experience chart for generic software skills as well)
  • Proficient in using MS Office packages


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