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  • Job reference: RMS0133413

Lead / Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Stockport
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/12/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (10/01/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our client is a leading International EPC/M organisation who is engaged in some of the worlds largest and most technically challenging Oil & Gas projects currently under execution.

The Role:
We are currently sourcing a Lead Mechanical Engineer & Principal Level to join the North West Office on a Staff or Agency hire basis.

As part of a four year alliance with a major Oil & Gas client based in Kuwait our client are undertaking major revamp and modification/upgrade projects to help modernize their 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 in 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.

General attributes required of all employees include: Zero Harm, Action Orientation, Building Effective Business Relationships, Commitment, Customer Focus, Dealing with Change, Drive for Results, Integrity and Trust, and Basic Leadership Skills.

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