Mechanical Engineer

Houston, Texas, United States

Job Reference 1242562

Location Houston, Texas, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - LNG

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added April 29, 2024

Vacancy Overview

Mechanical Engineer – Chicago, IL

Our client is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to work within their facilities located in Chicago, IL, for a 12-month assignment.

The Mechanical Engineer for the LNG tank is accountable for all matters related to the Mechanical/ Piping/ Valve engineering for the LNG tank, fit for purpose and with full respect to the Statement of Requirement with approved changes

Job Responsibilities:
  • Prepare and suggest technical content of essential studies to initiate EPC contractor action and conformity with state of the art in LNG plant design.
  • Supervise all subcontracted studies and provide support to other packages with the support of Head Quarters specialist.
  • Ensure PVV choices take into account constructability, operability and flexibility of the facilities.
  • Propose recommendations on technical deviation requests and keep updated the documentation related to the Mechanical/ Piping disciplines.
  • Participate in studies required by third parties as required.
  • Communicate and apply the H3SE policies of the COMPANY and ensure the engineering is developed accordingly.
  • Ensure the correct implementation of Company rules and specifications (CR’s/ GS’s), Project specifications, relevant international standards and any applicable regulations requirements.
  • Lead the review of the CONTRACTOR’s key deliverables such as Mechanical/ Piping studies consolidate comments from the other engineering disciplines and operations.
  • Provide technical assistance to the project for any technical audits (required by the banks and the insurance companies or Board of Directors, HAZOP, PR…).
  • Participate, in coordination, with others to the Inspection and Tests Plans (ITP) and FAT preparation and execution. To attend meetings / FATs with Vendors where necessary.
  • Report potential impact on overall project strategy, planning and target achievement.
  • Promote workshops with the HQ specialist and or contractor’s specialist in order to ensure COMPANY concepts and comments are well understood and quickly integrated in technical documents.
  • Guide CONTRACTOR main design selection in a Fit-for-Purpose approach in order to reach an optimized design. Accordingly, promote and follow until approval the deviation request to COMPANY requirements in the main time.
  • Ensure through efficient review the good respect of the applicable frame of reference.
  • Participate actively to proper interface management with Process, Safety, Electrical, Instrumentation studies carried out during the EPSCC phase.
  • Review and comment the key technical documents of the interfacing disciplines such as Process, Safety, instrumentation, rotating machines as well as project procedures, if required.
  • Participate in the Project HAZID, HAZOP, PR.
  • Provide technical inputs to any contractual discussions with EPC Contractor.
  • Contribute to the development of the digital plant though the centric data management when applicable.
  • Participate in Vendors and in particular for LLIs technical evaluation.
  • Ensure design validity and coherence with other disciplines and throughout the LNG Facilities.
  • Participate actively to proper interface management with all Project LNG contractor ( PLANT, SIPC, OQGN, etc)
  • Call for/Participate in interfaces coordination activities and ensure synergies are developed between the different Contractors.
  • Get knowledge of the Omani norms and practices and use it in project when relevant.
  • Assist commissioning, start up and Operation team when required. Transfer project knowledge to operations.
  • Prepare REX and Lessons Learnt all along the EPC.
  • Contribute to personnel skills improvement and encourage knowledge transfer.
Required Skills/Experience:
  • Mechanical Engineer with proven experience (> 10 years) with LNG tanks.
  • Several years of proven experience in EPSCC stages of LNG projects.
  • Owner/Operator experience required.
  • The candidate must also have basic knowledge in welding, NDT, and Corrosion.
  • Good teamwork, and previous team Management desirable
  • Knowledge of project development in Oman and methods used to submit dossier to state expertise, permitting process, technical approval, Omani norms and standards, are all either an advantage or to progressively acknowledge and incorporate.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Availability to travel.

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