Mechanical Engineer - Static Equipment

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer - Static Equipment
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Houston, United States
Salary: competitive
Start Date: 2019-01-28
Reference: BH-98283-1
Contact Name: Simmie Colson
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 28, 2019 23:19

Job Description

Fixed Equipment Engineer

Location: Houston, TX

Duration: Long-term contract assignment




NES Global Talent is looking Fixed Equipment Engineer who has 5+ years of experience on the Owner/Operator side.


The Mechanical Engineer will participate in a multi- discipline team that provides general Engineering, Construction oversight and Operations support to Project during design, construction, startup and commissioning, and plant operations after handover.



  • Meet and communicate with vendors
  • Meet and communicate with EPC contractor
  • Interdisciplinary communication within Owner project team.
  • Review mechanical specifications, data sheets and other design documents & provide written comments to EPC Contractor within given time frame
  • Good knowledge of static equipment’s & familiar with ASTM codes.
  • Good knowledge of rotating equipment’s and good awareness of API codes.
  • Good knowledge of inspection and test plans related to mechanical equipment and Factory testing.
  • Knowledge of commissioning and start-up and requirements for cleanliness, site checks and first operation.
  • Evaluates vendors' bids and drawings to assure compliance with specifications.
  • Communicates equipment design to the EPC vendor and other design disciplines.
  • Reviews and approves design drawings for assigned segment of a project.
  • Participates in reviews of PFD's and P&ID's.
  • Participates in the preparation of equipment lists, piping line lists and specialty item lists.
  • Monitors subcontracted technical services' activities.
  • Supervises and directs the activities of other personnel in his team.
  • Provides input to estimates, proposals, scheduling, manpower planning, etc.

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience working on the Owner side is required.
  • Methanol experience is strongly preferred.
  • Petrochemical experience is required.
  • Field experience is preferred.