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  • Job reference: RMS0117363

Mechanical Rotating Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Reading
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/11/2012
  • Time left:
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The Company:
A major, international oil and gas company

The Role:
The Mechanical Rotating Equipment Engineer will:
Provide specialist technical support for the mechanical rotating engineering work (rotating equipment and packages)
Provide mechanical rotating engineering design input to the Jackdaw project during the Select, Define and Execute stages
Act as the owner’s technical representative in the area of mechanical rotating engineering for Pre-FEED and FEED studies carried out by third party engineering contractors. Ensure facilities are designed to meet the company and the project technical specifications and are safe and operable.

Key Accountabilities
•Provide mechanical rotating engineering input to the Jackdaw development project.
•Manage the mechanical rotating engineering element of contractor performance on conceptual studies, Pre FEED, FEED and detailed design work to assure it meets the company’s technical, financial, safety and environmental objectives.
•Perform economic evaluations of equipment alternatives with particular emphasis on availability and reliability projections and life cycle costs (Total Cost of Ownership: TCO).
•Participate in PEER assists, PEER Reviews and Technical Assurance reviews to add value and ensure compliance with the assurance framework and approvals procedures.
•Provide input to the identification and mitigation of technical risks.
•Maintain an up to date knowledge of developments and practices in mechanical rotating engineering
•Assist the operations and maintenance asset teams in establishing spare parts requirements and initial maintenance intervals for mechanical rotating equipment.
•Transfer mechanical rotating technical knowledge to plant operations and engineering support staff.

Authority/Influence over resources:
•The incumbent is responsible for the efficient use of their personal time to ensure all tasks are achieved within allocated project plan milestones, or time lines given.
•Direct responsibility for managing design contractors to ensure delivery of engineering milestones and scopes of work

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Technical professional with proven experience in engineering and with projects preferably in the UKCS offshore including commissioning and startup.
Knowledge and experience of HPHT projects and technologies is an advantage.
Skilled in the application of relevant major design codes and standards (ASME, API, NFPA, etc)
Knowledge of or capability to develop expertise in the design, selection and maintenance of rotating mechanical equipment.
Experience in a client/operator environment on projects in the Select, Define and Execute stages.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
BSc / MSc / MEng degree or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline
Chartered Engineer, or equivalent, preferred
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