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Mechanical Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Darwin, Northern Territory
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 22/01/2019
  • Duration: 24 months
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The Role:
Our client is looking for a Mechanical Engineer to provide shore based mechanical technical support to the onshore facilities. This role will focus on maintenance of mechanical equipment along with design / scoping of mechanical projects ready for implementation.

Reporting to the Lead Mechanical Engineer, responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
* Ensure mechanical plant and equipment are maintained in compliance with company and industry standards and processes
* Provide technical support to the IOSC and Operations for the mechanical discipline
* Delivery of mechanical improvement/change projects (maintenance and reliability, engineering and business processes)
* Drive facility uptime through focus on mechanical equipment maintenance, upgrade and repair and delivery of mechanical projects for implementation
* Owner of selected Mechanical Specifications including maintenance strategies
* Contribute to Network of Excellence (NoE) in relevant discipline
* Provide maintenance support for mechanical equipment
* Provide delegate Technical Authority assurance in relevant discipline (where appointed)

The Company:
Our client is the world's largest exploration and production company with operations in over 29 countries. In Australia our client is leading the way in both upstream and downstream oil and gas projects with exciting developments for further Australia based projects ahead. As a market leader they are an enviable employer to join and be part of their continued success.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering or equivalent relevant qualification
* Strong analytical skills.
* Highly effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with other specialist disciplines to influence change
* Detailed working knowledge through direct experience working with mechanical equipment in oil and gas processing facility (or equivalent) which includes piping, pressure vessels, valves and utility equipment.
* Ability to utilise technical expertise to find practical solutions to challenging problems effectively and efficiently
* A good working knowledge of design procedures, relevant standards and regulations
* Previous experience of commissioning/support of green or brownfield installations in an Operations and Maintenance support or Construction role
* Experience in oil and gas, chemical industries or similar with 7-10 years' field/support experience.
* Experience in significant failure investigation and elimination (including root cause analysis)

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Chartered engineer status with an accredited engineering organisation (Engineers Australia or equivalent)
* MMS experience (preferably SAP)
* Design and Project Engineering experience is desirable

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