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  • Job reference: RMS0177511

Chemical Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 20/03/2017
  • Duration: 6 - 12 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (17/04/17)
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The Company:
major oil and gas operator

The Role:
Chemical/Mechanical Engineer

Duration: 6+ months
Location: Houston, TX
Company: oil and gas company

This person will be working with the Small Projects and Designs Leader. Tasks will consist of supporting and coordinating small projects, interfacing with various departments and disciplines, work with I&E department, develop job scopes.

Essential Functions
* Applies 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.
* 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.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Requirements
* Engineering degree required - chemical or mechanic
* 3 - 5+ years
* Downstream, petrochemical experience a must
* SAP experience would be preferred but not required

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