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Rotating Equipment Engineer - Mechanical

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Uxbridge
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/09/2015
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The Company:
Our client is a 'super-major' oil and gas operator.

The Role:
This project is a multi billion dollar development consisting of a series of deepwater gas and condensate discoveries located in the Mediterranean about 70km off the north coast of Egypt.
An opportunity has arisen for a Rotating Equipment Mechanical Engineer to work in the Onshore Mechanical Engineering Team. The Project is expected to be initially located in the London area during the front end design and detailed engineering phases.
Role Synopsis:
The Rotating Equipment Engineer is responsible throughout the project lifecycle for the delivery and assurance of the Rotating Equipment mechanical packages and equipment. This includes Brownfield and Greenfield scope.
Key Accountabilities:
• Set technical direction for the design contractor for activities related to Rotating Equipment.
• Review design deliverables including specifications, data sheets and drawings
• Resolution of technical queries from the Contractor related to RE scope
• Manage the technical delivery of RE packages
• Oversee the procurement of major equipment packages for rotating equipment including development of criticality assessments, quality plans, requisition specifications, technical bid evaluations and surveillance of manufacturing and test programs
• Technically evaluate request for exceptions/deviations to relevant ETPs standards and GPO Specifications and advise the Mechanical Lead on technical integrity issues
• Ensure that client quality requirements are embedded in the design and delivery of RE scope
• Perform Life Cycle Cost Analysis to maximize value for client
• Review Integrity management assessments related to Brown field RE

• Ensure mechanical systems are designed, supplied, installed and commissioned to meet first year operational performance criteria.
• Ensure that the project team works closely with Operations to identify and capture standardisation opportunities so that life cycle costing considerations are fully reflected in mechanical equipment definition.

• Acts as primary interface with the GRE (Global Rotating Equipment) team
• Work with the GRE team to ensure alignment between project and GRE team
• Network with other shareholder projects and functional experts to facilitate knowledge transfer/lessons learnt and ensure operability, maintainability and reliability of mechanical equipment.
• Responsible for managing the contractor performance for deliverables related to RE scope
• Maintain a clear understanding of planned against actual progress for RE engineering deliverables and intervene where necessary to maintain schedule
• Incorporate previous Lessons learned into the project design
• Ensure suppliers and contractors comply with company safety policies and standards and ensure that the necessary requirements of company reviews are met during the design process.
• Responsible for ensuring the documented close out of specific RE discipline actions relating to HAZOP, LOPA, EDR/PHSSER and PHSSER etc.
• Contribute to the Project Risk workshops and highlight risk areas related to RE scope.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Candidates will have knowledge and experience of front end engineering design, detailed design and technical support of construction and commissioning for major projects. Knowledge and experience will typically include:
• Professionally qualified engineer (IMechE or equivalent preferred) with at least 7 years’ experience
• Thorough knowledge of industry standards within discipline area
• Previous work experience related to the design, procurement and installation of electrically driven pumps
• Previous experience related to the technical aspects of Gas turbine Generators
• Brown field projects/ or operations experience
• Familiar with Engineering design work processes

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Previous experience related to reciprocating gas compressors
• Previous experience working with a lump sum EPC contractor is desirable.
• International experience within North Africa or the Middle East would be an advantage.
• Familiar with PSCM processes associated with major equipment packages
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