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  • Job reference: RMS0128460

Mechanical Engineer SR-5865

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Atyrau
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/07/2013
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The Role:
Position Description:
Position is responsible for engineering work related routine plant support at the oil and gas plant in western Kazakhstan.
The Designs Engineer (Mechanical) works in the Designs Engineering Group and reports to the Designs Engineering Supervisor through.The duties of the position include mechanical engineering support for Tengiz Plant Operations. The Designs Engineer works closely with Operations, Maintenance, and other technical specialists to improve operational performance and solve problems related to a broad range of mechanical equipment including piping, pressure vessels, heat exchangers, furnaces, pumps, compressors, and utility systems. The Designs Engineer (Mechanical) develops Engineering Work Requests (EWR’s) into small expense or capital improvement projects to improve facility operation, while managing project cost and schedule.
This is a rotational position with a 28 days on / 28 days off work schedule. Work days are 12 hours long Monday through Saturday with a 6 hour work day on Sunday. The office will be located in Tengiz. Accommodations and messing are supplied by Company. Local transportation by bus provided.

Educational Background / Qualifications:
Mechanical Engineering Degree (from a 4 or 5 year program)
English language capability
Strong technical knowledge in static mechanical equipments and piping systems

Minimum of Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent engineering discipline.
Minimum of 3 years work experience as a Design Engineer or Reliability Engineer in a refinery, chemical processing facility, or gas processing facility.
The candidate must be familiar with design, fabrication, and repair of typical process plant equipment including piping, pressure vessels, heat exchangers, burners, etc. Must be familiar with industry Codes, particularly ASME VIII Div. 1 and ASME B31.3.
Essential Candidate Characteristics:
Demonstrated commitment to safety
Tengiz Plant operation knowledge and experience
General knowledge of oil and gas processing, sulfur plants, and utilities
Problem solving skills
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously
Strong communication skills, both written and oral
Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
Demonstrated leadership skills and history of creating positive change
General engineering knowledge, code and standards knowledge
Knowledge or experience in project management, estimating, and cost control
Kazakh citizenship.
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