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Mechanical Engineer

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • To design, coordinate and execute experimental pilot plant studies to develop new or improved refining and petrochemical processes and equipment.
  • To perform pressure vessel and piping design per ASME code
  • To perform process equipment sizing and calculations in collaboration with process engineers including heat exchangers, columns, rotating equipment and instruments.
  • To generate 3D parts, assembly models and 2D drawings.
  • Engage in project engineering and direct pilot plant construction, modification and operation to support R&D projects.
  • Apply knowledge of various materials of constructions per process requirements.
  • Integrate HSE requirements into planning, design and execution of work including PSM and “Management of Change” for PSM applicable area activities.
  • Plan and design pilot experimental work per Business requirements.
  • Assist with the design of new pilot plants and modification of existing pilot plants.
  • Develop equipment lists, prices, and prepare requests for capital spending (AFEs). Actively engage with members of the development team, including Operations, Maintenance, and the Analytical group.
  • Monitor pilot plant operations and review ongoing guidelines and instructions to Operations/Maintenance/Analytical and other team members.
  • Document and present results of experiment studies and findings.
  • Advance programs using a stage-gate process.
  • Communicate effectively with Maintenance, Operations, Analytical and Technology Managers to ensure R&D program generates the required technical information for deployment of good engineering design practices.
  • Responsible for producing specifications, requisitions, technical bid analysis and vendor data review of all packaged equipment.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Accredited engineering degree BSME or MSME
  • Typically has 2-3 years of mechanical engineering experience in Oil and Gas industry
  • Is familiar with codes and standards of ASME, API and ANSI.
  • Is current on new scientific engineering methods and possesses a technical knowledge of the detail design engineering process.
  • Is capable of appropriate use of computer applications and other specialized engineering tools.
  • Good inter-personal and leadership skills.
  • Good communications skills (i.e. report writing and presentation) are essential.
  • They must be a team leader and motivator of staff at all levels, with strong presentation and communication skills.
  • They must have good commercial awareness, be very results focused and have good influencing skills.
  • They must be able to provide and demonstrate professionalism and sound technical expertise.