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  • Job reference: RMS0122938

Lead Mechanical Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Stockport
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/04/2013
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The Company:
Our client is a major global Oil and Gas EPC management company that can cover small Brownfield projects to major Greenfield projects.
They are a growth company who can serve as a Sole Supplier, Joint Venture or Subcontractor. With a proven track record of delivering large scale complex projects they are a progressive and attractive company.

The Role:
We are currently sourcing a Lead Mechanical Engineer to join our clients North West Office on a contract basis.

As part of a four year alliance with a major Oil & Gas client based in Kuwait our client is undertaking a major revamp and modification/upgrade projects to help modernise the client’s Main Gas Gathering Center located at Wafra, Kuwait with many sub-centers throughout the three main oil fields that require modifications and further expansion.

The candidate will be a Lead Mechanical Engineer with a proven track record in onshore oil and gas development FEED projects.
Good communication and presentation skills are essential.

Some travel to Kuwait may be required.

The candidate must have a degree in mechanical engineering. This is the minimum academic level required by the client for this position.

The individual will be able to perform all stages of project Mechanical engineering including being able to manage the engineering design team.

Core Responsibilities:
To undertake Mechanical engineering design work with true regard to Safety both in design detail and engineering design execution.
To carry out design work in compliance with the national, state and client asset Codes & Standards.
To engineer all design work in line with the QA manual and procedures.
To be innovative in design work with due regard to minimisation of cost whilst maintaining technical integrity.
To undertake all work within the estimated manhour budget and within schedule.
To assist in the recruitment, supervision and development of Engineers & Senior Engineers.
To keep all project documentation in a state of readiness for Audit purposes.

Specific Accountabilities:
To provide definition of the Mechanical engineering work in the Project, design approach or criteria by skill and experience as directed by the Chief Engineer / Technical Manager.
To clearly understand the Codes and Standards applicable to the work carried out and raise deviations where necessary.
Responsible for maintaining work progress (budget, schedule) and raising change documentation where necessary.
Supervision of technical detail, budget and schedule of engineering design in Project.
Liaison with client, vendors and outside parties in a professional manner.
Where requested to undertake technical focal point duties.
To plan manhour budgets and schedules for all Projects within the focal point area of responsibility.
To manage all resources allocated to the focal point area of responsibility (both technically and by discipline specific project controls).
To liaise with the equivalent client focal point on technical and engineering matters on a regular basis.
Quality Assurance – Responsible for working within the provisions and guidelines of the Quality Assurance system relevant to the Project.
Safety – Responsible for personal safety safe working practices for the Project. Understand and follow OH&S procedures.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree in Mechanical Engineering - essential, (Chartered Engineer – preferred)
Significant experience in Oil & Gas brownfield FEED, EPC Design Projects.
Proven track record in engineering design.
Excellent technical, communication and coordination skills.
Significant lead engineer experience.
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