Mechanical Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Houston, United States
Salary: $140000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-01-16
Reference: BH-97661
Contact Name: Ashlee Vann
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 26, 2019 21:34

Job Description

Job Title – Mechanical Engineer

Location – Houston, TX

Employee Type - Permanent


NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the Oil & Gas industry. Our client is a major player in the EPC field, specifically within Midstream and Upstream industry. The client has a permanent opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to be based in Houston, TX.


A Mechanical Engineer is responsible for the design and conformance of mechanical equipment and materials within a company project. The Mechanical Engineer will work with all types of mechanical equipment (pumps, compressors, heat exchangers, vessels, tanks, etc.), piping (codes, components, design/layout), systems (process gas, process liquids, air, fuel gas, flare, drains, chemical injection, etc.) and coordination with other disciplines. A Mechanical Engineer is expected to handle routine job functions with little technical assistance.

Essential Functions

  • Conceptual and detailed specification or design of mechanical equipment including, but not limited to, pumps, compressors, and expanders.
  • Develops and maintains spreadsheet tools for detailed design of equipment and systems required for contracted work.
  • Utilizes software tools such as Caesar for finite element analysis to determine that forces on piping systems and equipment due to temperature change are within design tolerance.
  • Is familiar with appropriate company and industry codes and ensure conformance of specified systems and equipment.
  • Works with other engineering and design staff in the development of Piping and Instrument Diagrams (P&ID's) for each project.
  • Performs system studies to ensure cohesion of mechanical equipment within systems for the design purpose.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited university
  • 10 plus years of related experience or equivalent experience in an engineering-related position.
  • 5+ years’ recent experience working within EPC (Engineering) Companies on small to mid-size capital projects
  • 5+ years’ experience working directly on facilities – gathering or transmission, midstream projects
  • Good knowledge of Word, Excel, and other software tools as required for the job.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail as well as technical writing and documentation skills
  • Familiarity with company and industry codes and standards applicable to the gas processing industry

This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a major player in the EPC industry. The successful applicant will receive a competitive compensation package including matching 401K, PTO, as well as a comprehensive benefits package, and more. For further information regarding this role or to discuss other opportunities contact Ashlee Vann.