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Principal Mechanical Engineer

  • Manchester, England, GB
  • January 13, 2023
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Energy Resourcing are currently working with a Global EPC Contractor as they continue to grow their established team here in the UK. Key to this growth is the recruitment of several permanent Principal Mechanical Engineer's to join and support their continued development. The role will be based from our client's Manchester office.

If you may be searching for a role within an organisation that has a leading international presence working on a variety of projects in the Energy, Chemical, and Resource sectors please apply via the link.

  • 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
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