Principal Mechanical Engineer

Brentford, Surrey, United Kingdom

Job Reference 1240652

Location Brentford, Surrey, United Kingdom

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Oil

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added April 2, 2024

Location: London
Contract duration: 12-month contract – Inside IR35
Project: Various projects, Chemical / Oil & gas / energy transition
Recruitment Partner: Airswift
Account Manager: Anthony Hughes

Keywords: Mechanical engineer, chemical, petro chemical, oil & gas, FEED, construction, EPC, lead, leadership, principal, utility packages, ASME, ASTM, NACE, API, gas turbine, power generation equipment, heat transfer, thermal design

As a global leading provider of engineering, procurement and construction management expertise to the energy, chemicals, and resources sectors we are proud to be able to expand our team in London and have partnered with Airswift to support our recruitment plans in 2024.

We are currently recruiting for a Principal Mechanical Engineer to be placed in London and would be on a 12-month contract with the possibility of extension. You will join the Mechanical Engineering Department which provides concept, FEED, and detailed design services for mechanical equipment. The Department consists of Rotating, Static and Packaged Equipment and Mechanical Handling sub-disciplines and the HVAC and Metallurgy disciplines. Engineering positions typically involve the selection, specification, design and requisitioning of mechanical equipment.

  • Extensive knowledge in the area of Thermal Design of Shell & Tube and Air Cooled Heat Exchangers using industry design programs such as HTRI.
  • Writing Mechanical Specifications
  • Writing Thermal & Mechanical Data Sheets
  • Writing technical content documents to support Enquiry Requisitions
  • Review of Supplier Bid Documents
  • Compilation of Technical Bid Evaluations to capture technical bid clarification responses.
  • Undertaking Bid Clarification Meetings
  • Review and Approval of Designs and Check / Approval of Engineering Deliverables.
  • Acting as a single focal point for Supplier document review and approval for Heat Transfer Equipment.
  • Monitoring assigned packages for technical compliance, contractual compliance and QA/QC compliance
  • Consider the environmental, commercial, safety and operational aspects of design.
  • Responsible for review and integration Client specifications and standards into the equipment design and quality standards.
  • Liaison with multi-discipline project teams, project/engineering management and Client representatives for project activities as required.
  • Reporting of issues related to management of change.
  • Ability to think creatively and logically to resolve design and development problems.
  • Identification of risks in the workplace, on site and in the project work undertaken.

Skills / Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent in appropriate engineering subject.
  • Experienced engineer with sound technical background and expertise.
  • In depth knowledge of Material Selection, Fabrications and Welding NDE and Inspection.
  • In depth knowledge of the Exchanger Market and Supplier Capabilities including awareness of the current developments.
  • Experienced in the use of appropriate codes of practice, standards and relevant sections of statutory documentation.
  • Experienced in the use of design and assessment methods used within discipline.
  • Competent in use of analytical methods used within discipline including theoretical background for analysis programs.
  • Experienced in quality control requirements and quality assurance for engineering work.
  • Competent in design safety/environmental requirements, procedures and responsibilities for self.
  • Team player experienced in working collaboratively to identify the best solutions for problems encountered and tenacity to drive these solutions with satisfactory application up to a final conclusion.
  • Adopt the Clients principles related to diversity and inclusion.

The next step
We have an exceptional team in place, and we are pleased to be able to appoint a further person to our growing business. We are aware that you may not ‘tick all the boxes’, but if you believe you can genuinely offer some valuable skills and experience to our business, please in the first instance contact our recruitment partner Airswift.

Don’t see a job for you? Register for our candidate portal

Sign in or register for Airswift Digital to stay updated with recommended jobs.

Visit our candidate portal