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  • Job reference: RMS0143931

Lead Mechanical Engineer (Rotating Equipment)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Abu Dhabi
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 27/07/2014
  • Time left:
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The Company:
Our client is a world leading EPC company with a particular focus on the Middle East region.

The Role:
Lead Mechanical Engineer – Rotating Equipment
Position reports to: Chief Engineer- Mechanical

Primary objective

To ensure that mechanical design integrity is not compromised while managing the execution of the project.
Carry out conceptual, front end design and detailed design engineering activities, including co-ordination with the various discipline groups

Specific Accountabilities
• Duties will include the following:
1. Shall work as a focal point for the project with good and effective communication with the engineers, project and client
2. Shall be able to guide the engineers on technical and non technical issues towards effective solutions
3. Supervision of mechanical engineers working for the project
4. Prepare mechanical man-hour estimate to perform project tasks
5. Prepare weekly mechanical progress and expenditure reports on a project specific basis
6. Technical discussions with the client, project manager and other discipline leads to resolve the project issues
7. Equipment selection
8. Preparation of equipment data sheets
9. Preparation of specification
10. Preparation of requisitions
11. Technical evaluation of vendor bids and evaluation report
12. Vendor document review
13. Coordination with other disciplines
14. Preparation of other technical reports as required by the project

• Quality Assurance – Responsible for working within the provisions and guidelines of the client Quality Assurance system relevant to the Oil & Gas Business Unit
• Safety – Responsible for personal safety safe working practices for the Oil & Gas Business Unit. Understand and follow OH&S procedures.

Start Date

Staff position

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Essential Skills/Experience
• Engineering Degree in mechanical discipline
• Working experience in an engineering consultancy in a multidiscipline environment
• +12 Years design experience in the rotating equipment for Oil & Gas environment
• Good understanding of relevant international codes and standards e.g API, ASME etc.
• Experience in handling the following type of rotating equipment:
1. Single and multistage centrifugal pumps and pump sealing systems
2. Positive displacement pumps
3. Large electric motor and gas turbine driven centrifugal compressors
4. Reciprocating compressors
5. Fans and blowers
• Good communication and technical writing skills in English language
• Work is performed in accordance with broad technical guidelines and with minimal supervision.
• Ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritisation of work to achieve them.
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