Job DescriptionJOB SUMMARY:
Lead Mechanical Engineer shall provide technical leadership and guidance to all staff engaged on the project.
The lead engineer is accountable for technical integrity of Mechanical Engineering activities, Producing and
maintaining deliverables (including, but not limited to Drawings, Calculations, Datasheets, Technical
specifications, Material Requisitions, Technical bid evaluations, Schedules, MTO’s, Work volumes) in
accordance with industry standards, codes and client specifications within the schedule and budget as set-out
by the Engineering Manager.
The responsibilities of the Lead Mechanical Engineer shall include, but are not limited to, those contained in
the following statements:
Plan and Implement the Mechanical Engineering activities on projects and tenders under the direction
of Engineering Manager.
Lead, coordinate and manage the discipline group. Ensure the safe, effective and successful
implementation and delivery of engineering projects.
To mentor, coach and train staff in work processes and values to have consistency across projects.
Preparation of Deliverable list & Schedule, Man-hour estimate and Progress report
Plan and identify resource requirements in consultation with Engineering Manager.
Ensure safe, effective and successful implementation of engineering activities within budget and
Review and Approve Equipment specifications, datasheets, calculations, drawings, material take-offs
Review and Approve Material requisition, Technical bid evaluations and vendor drawings
Take part in 3D Model reviews, Construction reviews, Design reviews
Participate in reviewing and checking designs, drawings and data from other parties/execution offices
Review project design basis and specifications to ensure integrity in-line with project requirement.
Ensure that the selection of equipment is within budget and any changes are documented with approval
from Engineering Manager/Project manager.
Bring to the attention of the necessary parties, any problems, assistance or matters that may affect
quality, deadlines or costs.
Establish good working relationships and communication with all Leads, Managers and clients.
Interface with Subcontractors, Suppliers and Vendors for completion of engineering activities
Adhere to the HSE requirements stipulated by Company/Clients
Visit yard during construction and understand improvements needed in design
Maintain Quality documentation and report any non-compliances for process improvement.
Conduct regular meetings with staff to discuss technical, procedural and operational issues and work
practices, and to formulate areas for improvement along with possible solutions.
Standardization of Design Procedures, Check list and Guidelines.
Undertake any other general duties that may be requested. The list of duties is not exhaustive in any
way and may change at any time.
Degree in Mechanical engineering from an accredited university or equivalent
Experience in similar position working for EPC Projects in Oil & Gas sector, especially in Mechanical
engineering activities related to Pressure vessels, Heat Exchangers, Air Fin coolers, Heaters, Columns,
Storage tanks, Utility equipment, Process skids and packages
Knowledge of Rotating equipment like Compressors, Pumps, Engines would be an added advantage.
Must have good working knowledge of codes and standards used in the Industry (ASME, ASTM, API,
ANSI, TEMA, NACE etc…)
Engineer shall have good interface knowledge with other disciplines especially Process, Piping, Electrical
& Instrumentation etc. and knowledge of all discipline documents and drawings is required
Verbal and written communication using English is compulsory
Ability to work in a multi-cultural team environment
Proficiency with MS Office applications
Well versed in the use of software such as PVElite, Compress, Codecalc, Tank etc.
Knowledge of various metallic and non-metallic materials used in Vessels, Internals, Rotating equipment,
Valves along with their selection, fabrication and testing will be an added advantage.
Should be able to work on fast track projects and deliver as per project schedule.
Proficient in handling the project operations entailing planning, resource utilization, quality management
& manpower management.
Complete understanding of constructability, operability and maintainability requirements
Strong work ethic and proactive drive to deliver projects within schedule
Ensure deliverables meet strict quality standards
Maintaining the highest levels of Health and Safety
Minimum of 15-20 years of work experience in the Oil & Gas industry with at least 5 years in similar
Job Location- Chennai- India