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Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Job Title: Sr. Mechanical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Houston, United States
Industry:
Salary: $135000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-04-25
Reference: BH-107131
Contact Name: Luke Guest
Contact Email: luke.guest@nesgt.com
Job Published: April 26, 2019 18:04

Job Description

Job Title:          Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Employee:        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 and Chemicals Industry. Our client, a growing Chemical Operator, is seeking a Sr. Mechanical Engineer for a permanent position to be based in Charleston, West Virginia.

Job Summary

  • Perform engineering duties in planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment. Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment such as petrochemical and oil and gas.
  • Serve as a member of cross-functional team to resolve equipment problems, investigate incidents and improve reliability
  • Read and interpret technical drawings, schematics, or computer-generated reports.
  • Assist drafters in developing the structural design of products using drafting tools or computer-assisted design (CAD) or drafting equipment and software.
  • Research, design, evaluate, install, operate, and maintain mechanical products, equipment, systems and processes to meet requirements, applying knowledge of engineering principles.
  • Confer with engineers or other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, or provide technical information.
  • Perform functions and duties in a manner that protects personal safety as well as the safety of all personnel on site
  • Promptly report all safety, health or environmental incidents or issues
  • Monitor operating performance of rotating equipment to ensure availability is maximized, performance is up to expected levels and cost of operations, repair and ownership is minimized.
  • Provide technical and field support to Operations and Maintenance departments for mechanical equipment.
  • Recommend design modifications to eliminate machine or system malfunctions.
  • Conduct research that tests or analyzes the feasibility, design, operation, or performance of equipment, components, or systems.
  • Investigate equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation, and to make recommendations to maintenance crew.
  • Develop and maintain reliability improvement/tracking programs for critical assets for mechanical equipment.
  • Develop and test models of alternate designs and processing methods to assess feasibility, operating condition effects, possible new applications and necessity of modification.
  • Assist in root cause failure analysis on critical equipment failures.
  • Perform component failure analysis as required.
  • Witness repairs to equipment and serve as a coordinator on critical equipment repairs as needed.
  • Initiate capital projects to maintain/enhance business goals.
  • Participate on capital project teams and provide assistance in development of specifications and supporting detail design efforts.
  • Review project design packages for proper design regarding reliability, application and maintenance.
  • Assist in the development and monitoring of the preventative maintenance program.
  • Develop, review and maintain equipment specifications as related to purchasing, installation, operation, and maintenance/repairs.
  • Develop and implement alterations and revisions to equipment to improve business performance of the operating units.
  • Provide various reports as needed.
  • Present a professional image at all times to clients and vendors and maintain a positive reputation of the company.
  • Follow all relevant company policies and procedures.
  • Assists other Departments and other administrative personnel as necessary.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.
Job Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree Mechanical Engineering or equivalent required
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in petrochemical and oil and gas industry working in operating facility
  • Experience working in methanol plant preferred or similar technologies in ammonia, syngas, fertilizer, etc.
  • Experience supervising contractors and subcontractors is a plus
This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a growing Chemical Operator who is driving forward increasingly specialized and innovative solutions. The successful applicant will receive a competitive compensation package as well as comprehensive benefits, paid time off, and more. For further information regarding this role or to discuss other opportunities contact Mishu Ullah.