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  • Job reference: RMS0123456

Mechanical Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/04/2013
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The Company:
Our Client provides oilfield products, systems and services for customers in the oil and gas industry world-wide. The company's knowledge and technologies span from reservoir to production and through the life of a field. The company employs approximately 25 000 people in more than 30 countries. They apply the knowledge and create and use technologies that deliver their customers' solutions.

The Role:
Responsibilities are carried out within a Customer focused Team environment whereby normal line management reporting is to the Account Manager. Day to day tasking of workload and priority progression and reporting is to the Project Engineer. The predominant responsibility is to the Customer Account Manager.

- Understands and integrates top-level business goals with their technical activities.
- Assist in the development and establishment of new technologies and core technical competencies.
- Assist in the reviewing of client specifications, to ensure products are suitable for application.
- Raise exceptions to client specifications where products do not comply.
- Ensure optimum mechanical solutions will work with current product or proposed products.
- Ensure that the Project Execution Model Execution part is correctly utilised on projects.
- Assist in the development of prototypes, verification/validation units and product specifications, including material specifications, assembly drawings and manufacturing documentation.
- Select "standard" products to suit system solution provided by system engineer.
- Liaise with Research & Development and Product Development and other engineering disciplines to ensure non-qualified products are suitable with current planned developments and ensuring current best practise all round.
- Has a continual awareness of new and advancing technologies and provides conceptual and practical applications for products used.
- May provide sustaining engineering direction and support for existing products.
- The Engineer is capable of identifying and implementing technical solutions to suit the Clients needs.
- Additionally, when workload demands, the job holder may be assigned other duties as defined by the Supervisor.
Create Intellectual Property (IP) through idea and product submissions and patent applications. The Senior Engineer assures the protection and completion of these activities for both themselves and other members of their workgroup. Is capable of managing activities of engineers, graduates and mentors less experienced technical staff. Attend meetings and meet with suppliers. Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Degree or HNC/HND with relevant industry experience.
- Demonstrable relevant Mechanical Engineering experience prefereably within the Oil and Gas Industry.
- Will have a sound working knowledge of offshore working techniques and ideally will have had exposure to the offshore working environment.
- Demonstrable experience in the ability to carry out all elements of Mechanical Design within Topside and Subsea Controls Systems covering Hydraulic and Electrical Power Distributions and Supply, Instrumentation and Flow measurement, material selection, and welding practices.
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