Mechanical Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: La Porte, United States
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-03-12
Reference: 78470
Contact Name: Simmie Colson
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 28, 2018 19:10

Job Description

Mechanical Engineer



Location: La Porte, TX

Duration: Long-term contract assignment

Start Date: March 2018



  • Assist the lead mechanical engineer in assuring that the design of rotating equipment is in accordance with good engineering practices, applicable industry codes/standards and consistent with the company’s business needs.
  • Demonstrate strong personal initiative, sound planning and problem-solving capability, and effective interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Able to simultaneously manage multiple tasks and projects effectively.


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 10 years’ experience with design and/or operation of refining, petrochemical, or chemical processing facilities and at least 5 years dedicated specifically to machinery.
  • Working level understanding of machinery design and maintenance along with a firm working knowledge of machinery-related industry standards (e.g. API, ANSI, ISO) as they apply to design, analysis, re-rating, and alteration of machinery.
  • Experienced in authoring technical specifications, procedures, and other technical documents.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing with internal/external customers.
  • Proficient in the English language (verbal & written communication).
  • Work experience at a refining, petrochemical, or chemical facility is a plus.
  • PE Certification a plus.