Principal Engineer - Mechanical Distribution

Job Title: Principal Engineer - Mechanical Distribution
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, England
Salary: Competitive salary, excellent packages
Start Date: 2018-12-02
Reference: 29768
Contact Name: Dawn Aindow
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 27, 2018 15:13

Job Description

Our Client's controls, topside and hardware division based in Reading Berkshire are looking for a Principal/Lead Mechanical Engineer, who can strength thier team and support thier growth plans within the market place

This role provides the engineering service to design, develop, and configure instrumentation and distribution Systems with the typical product range (but not limited to) of:

  • Hydraulic & Electrical Couplings
  • Block & Bleed valves
  • Electrical/Hydraulic Jumpers
  • Transfer/Parking Plates &Test & Flushing Plates
  • Subsea Distribution Units
  • Mechanical plates & Structures

And knowledge of;

  • Pressure & Temperature Sensors
  • Sand Detectors, Sand Erosion Detectors
  • Chemical Injection Throttle Valves
  • Leak Detectors & Pig Detectors
  • Venturi Flow Meters, Multi Phase Flow Meters &Wet Gas Flow Meters
  • Down Hole Pressure Temperature Interfaces


  • Bachelor degree
  • Preferably Chartered Engineer Status
  • Demonstrable relevant Mechanical Engineering experience preferably within the Oil and Gas industry
  • Demonstrable experience in the ability to carry out all elements of mechanical design within Topside & Subsea Controls Systems covering Hydraulic and Electrical Power Distribution and Supply, Instrumentation and Flow measurement, material selection, and welding practices
  • Review of Electrical & Hydraulic Schematics and Specifications
  • Review and implement Control System Hydraulic/ Analysis
  • Working knowledge of MathCAD or similar analysis package; SAP, AutoCAD and SolidWorks.