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Mechanical System Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth, Western Australia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/12/2018
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Time left:
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    (16/01/19)
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The Role:
Together with System and Mechanical Engineering Peers, this System Engineer (Mechanical) position shall be responsible for assuring operational integrity and performance of the LNG Plant's systems focusing on mechanical static equipment, i.e. piping, pressure vessels, tanks, valves, pressure relief devices, heat exchangers, etc.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Support and oversee system wide engineering work scopes applicable to assigned area of responsibility.
  • Own, drive, and assure the development of work scopes and plans to assure integrity and continued operation of assigned systems.
  • Support mechanical static engineering of other mechanical equipment across other systems within the LNG plant.
  • Provide direct specialist technical support in the operation, maintenance and repair of mechanical static equipment.
  • Develop and implement practical and innovative solutions to support ongoing safe operation of the asset.
  • Lead the implementation of design changes to rectify integrity and performance issues associated with assigned process systems and mechanical static equipment within other systems.
  • Form the technical specialist role and subject matter expert for mechanical static equipment.
  • Provide troubleshooting and diagnostic expertise across multiple disciplines, whilst bringing core expertise within the mechanical static equipment discipline.
  • Define the scope of work, to identify and rectify system performance deficiencies, and drive execution of these to completion.
  • Complete startup readiness plans, such as Startup Procedures, Pre-startup Safety Reviews (PSSRs).
  • Lead and Implement changes to equipment whilst adhering to the Management of Change (MoC) process. Act as MoC owner as required.

The Company:
Our Client is an International Oil and Gas Operator involved in 2 of Australia's largest LNG Projects based in Western Australia. Spending more than 20 years building a culture of safety and environmental stewardship that strives to achieve world-class performance, our client places the highest of priority on developing a strong safety focused culture.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

  • Engineering Degree
  • Strong experience with large mechanical fixed equipment - heat exchangers, pressure vessels, piping, bolted joints, relief valves, valves etc. is essential
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills are essential.
  • Familiarity with relevant Australian Standards is desirable. Practical working knowledge of relevant Western Australian codes and standards
  • Creative thinking and can do mindset is required to facilitate solutions in the field.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Minimum of 5 years relevant experience providing technical engineering support of mechanical fixed equipment in a complex oil and gas operating environment, preferred.

About Fircroft:
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