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  • Job reference: RMS0181337

Engineer II

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/06/2017
  • Duration: 3 - 6 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (17/07/17)
This vacancy has now expired.

The Role:
Duration: 3-6 months. TWIC required first day of employment.
Perform assignments, which require the application of engineering education, training or experience and special knowledge or judgment of the mathematical, physical, or engineering sciences under the close supervision of a Senior Engineer. Assignments are designed to further develop the incumbent's job knowledge and abilities.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
* Applies mechanical engineering principles in discipline of competency, as assigned by supervisor with some direction.
* Prepares basic specifications detailing performance requirements, specific components, design requirements, applicable design codes, and vendor drawing requirements.
* Demonstrates a continuing consciousness of safety in daily activities, and implemented in work designed.
* Prepares sketches and performs calculations for a specific segment of a project.
* Assists in the development of technical specifications.
* Evaluates vendor bids and drawings to assure compliance with specifications.
* Visits vendor facilities to inspect equipment for compliance with requirements.
* Visits job-sites to evaluate site, project requirements, and conditions.
* Interfaces with other disciplines and Clients.
* Prepares inquiry and purchase requisitions.
* Prepares bid tabulations on simple purchases.
* Must be able to read engineering drawings.
* Reviews vendor drawings.
* Performs related fundamental engineering support tasks such as updating computer lists, filing prints, distributing drawings, making simple calculations, proofreading reports, etc.
* Develops a focus on least cost, safe design.
* May utilize information from vendor prints, catalogs, technical manuals, etc.
* Field notes are neatly arranged, accurate and complete.
* Prepares sketches, which are readable by anyone and include all pertinent dimensions and notes.
* All material production is signed and dated, with job number.
* May interface with construction crews during construction phase to provide and receive input relative to accuracy of drawings, coordination of shutdowns and to expedite the timely and efficient completion of the project.
* Maintains continued awareness of project schedule and budget
* Keeps supervisor informed of progress.
* Meets company quality assurance requirements for personal work assignments.
* Supports field assignments as required.
* Must be able to perform all functions of the lower classification.


KEY COMPETENCIES:
* Ability to perform each essential duty satisfactorily
* Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos
* Ability to write correspondence
* Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
* Ability to apply mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations
* Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
* Ability to apply mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations
* Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
* Strong familiarity with Word Processing and Excel
* Knowledge and experience in utilizing automated engineering software packages.
* Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram form.
* Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

The Company:
Major Chemical Company

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
* Bachelor's degree, or higher, in mechanical engineering
* 5+ years of relevant experience in fixed and or rotating equipment in a chemical industry.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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