Mechanical Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Salary: negotiable
Start Date: 2018-09-03
Reference: BH-89098
Contact Name: Martin Hughes
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 04, 2018 17:28

Job Description

Our client, a global oil & gas operating company, is currently seeking to hire a Mechanical Engineer for a long term contract position based in Aberdeen. We are seeking an individual with relevant experience in overseeing EPC contractor activities. 

The Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for various aspects of the mechanical design, assuring the EPMS Contractor Mechanical Engineering deliverables, including valves and piping, during the FEED and future phases of the Project.  

Reporting to the Engineering Team Leader, the position will provide technical guidance and assurance to the Project, ensuring safe, consistent and cost effective application of Project, company and regulatory codes and standards and good engineering practice. 

Works with the EPC Contractor during design, purchase, construction and installation phases of the Project, providing technical integrity assurance 

The incumbent will support the planning of any future stages of the work for the Mechanical discipline, and will be aware of relevant industry standards.

The successful candidate will be expected to be involved in multi discipline activities outside of the core discipline.

The role requires maintaining a working knowledge of all relevant codes, standards, and regulations that pertain to the Mechanical & Piping design of the facility.

Provide technical input to risk assessments, Management of Change reviews, and project reviews.

Input to evaluation of requests for, or identification of, deviations or exemptions to the established specifications and standards. 


Education / Qualifications: 


Degree in Engineering discipline.

Chartered or Professional Engineer status.

Strong experience in relevant discipline engineering position.

Strong discipline expertise with good track record of delivery, recognised ability to perform in multi-discipline environment, delivery track record and able to demonstrate effective project technical skills.

Experience working in a discipline leadership role, managing contractor performance.

Experience of EPMS environment on major Projects in FEED and Detailed Design stages of a Project.

Good understanding of regulatory requirements.

Must have good general experience with Mechanical, Piping and Valve design, and procurement.

Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the project team, and Contractors