Sr. Engineer, Mechanical (Static)

Houston, United States

Job Reference 1234896

Location Houston, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - LNG

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added November 17, 2023

Our client, a major LNG Company is seeking a Sr Engineer, Mechanical (Static) to work within their facilities located in Houston, TX for a 1year contract.

This role is responsible for oversight of the design, specification, installation, commissioning, start up and operation of mechanical static equipment on RGLNG and NCS projects.  Position is responsible for oversight of the EPC contractor’s activities during project execution, initially in detailed design, through to mechanical installation on site, to startup and into operations. 

Serves as mechanical static equipment subject matter expert during FEED, detailed design, procurement, construction, commissioning, start-up, and operation of projects. 
Collaborates with the Engineering team to ensure that facilities are designed to be safe, fit-for-purpose, and meet the specified operational standards. 
Reviews EPC contractor deliverables including data sheets, design bases, specifications, engineering calculations, vendor documents, engineering studies, reports, and scopes of work. 
Ensure projects align with the organization's safety standards, meet quality benchmarks, and are within cost and schedule.  
Contributes to the creation of mechanical data sheets, drawings, material requisitions, technical evaluations, and equipment specifications for all static equipment, such as pressure vessels, heat exchangers, storage tanks, columns, towers and fired heaters.  
Participates in technical evaluations, including process hazard analyses, 3D model reviews, and constructability reviews.  
Facilitates static equipment related technical discussions with partners such as equipment suppliers, regulators, and technology partners.  
Oversees the creation of comprehensive equipment monitoring and preservation programs and ensures their successful implementation to ensure target facility reliability and availability.  
Participates in commissioning activities such as walk-downs, inspections and pre start-up safety reviews.  
Supervises the EPC contractor on-site to ensure static equipment is delivered and maintained in accordance with project standards and specifications, design, and contractual terms.  

Minimum Experience required for the position
10+ years experience in a similar role at an EPC contractor or operator.
3+ years experience during execution phase on a LNG liquefaction project.
Working knowledge of the design, installation, operation and maintenance of pressure vessels, heat exchangers, storage tanks, columns, towers and fired heaters.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required of the position
Dedicated to upholding safety, ensuring quality, and protecting the environment.  
Expert knowledge of industry codes and standards (API, ASME ANSI, ISO, TEMA, ALPEMA).  
Strong working knowledge of the hydrocarbon processing industry, including LNG, refining, and petrochemicals.  
Ability to work to project deadlines, assuring the accuracy and timely completion of deliverables.  
Working knowledge of project documents such as PFD’s, P&ID's, equipment specifications, packaged equipment vendor documents, and commissioning and start up procedures.  
Working knowledge of the specifications, operation, and maintenance of multiple types of static equipment. Experience with cryogenic equipment is desirable.  
Working knowledge of typical work processes employed in the execution of large-scale EPC projects, including management of change, design change evaluations, and requests for information.   
Ability to develop performance criteria and inspect and test static equipment.  
Good peripheral knowledge of the contribution of other disciplines such as control systems, rotating equipment, and piping engineering to the success of project execution. 

Required Education
Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Communicates effectively at all levels of the organization to ensure clarity in expectations, requirements, and deliverables. Excellent analytical skills. 
Team Player, good communication and reporting skills. 
Welcomes working in a fast paced challenging and diverse, entrepreneurial environment. 


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