Skip Navigation

Lead Mechanical Engineer – O&G/ Petrochem

  • England, GB
  • October 25, 2022
Apply Now

Our client are a leading global EPC company with a portfolio of large, exciting and complex projects within the Oil and Gas and petrochemical industries. They seek to recruit on a permanent staff basis a Lead Mechanical Engineer who will work remotely with trips to a base office within the UK to connect with the project and personnel.


  • To review and approve designs within the mechanical group
  • To ensure the mechanical team is suitably resourced for planned objectives and all personnel are suitably SQEP'd for the project
  • To provide assurance to the PEM and Client Engineer that all aspects engineering within the mechanical discipline have been carried to an acceptable standard
  • To liaise with other engineering disciplines to ensure best practice is applied to the engineering of project and to ensure compliance to project specifications and standards
  • Review and approval of designs and check / approval of engineering deliverables
  • Production of enquiry documentation for plant and equipment including equipment datasheets, specifications and requisitions
  • Undertaking technical bid evaluations
  • Thinking creatively and logically to resolve design and development problems
  • Identification of risks in the workplace, site and design work being undertaken
  • Considering the environmental, commercial, safety and operational aspects of design
  • Managing change and identifying, formalising and notifying relevant parties of changes in the project
  • Communicating and liaising with colleagues, subcontractors, vendors and clients
  • Estimating and the management of budgets, schedule and quality of projects
  • Driving, control and schedule of workshare using global integrated delivery (GID)


  • Lead Engineer proven experience on Oil & Gas/Petrochem FEED / EPC / EPCm projects
  • Good knowledge of pumps including seal systems
  • Good knowledge of compressors, reciprocating and centrifugal
  • Knowledge of power generation equipment
  • Good knowledge of large volume storage tanks
  • Good knowledge of the design of pressure vessels
  • Good knowledge of the design of heat exchangers
  • Experience of static equipment testing
  • Knowledge of American design codes and standards, i.e. ASME VIII, ASTM, NACE, API 650, TEMA
  • Experience of performance testing of large machinery
  • Sound knowledge of the EU Directives (Machinery Directive, PED and ATEX)
  • Working knowledge of corrosion and degradation mechanisms and able to select materials of construction for equipment in oil, gas and refinery service
  • Experienced in the management of suppliers including; inspection and test plans, quality plans, order close out, suppliers document reviews
  • Commercial awareness within professional services environment
Apply Now

Partner with Energy Resourcing

If you are looking for a job, visit our job board

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.