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10 months ago
Location: Woking
Job type: Contract/Locum
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Mechanical Engineering Jobs
Title : Principal Mechanical Engineer
Requisition ID :2019-35645
Work Location :GB-Surrey-Woking
Department / Discipline : Engineering - Mechanical
Position Type : Agency / Contract

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for a Principal Mechanical Engineer to work in our offices in Staines and Woking on an agency basis.

* Responsibility for all Equipment issues and deliverables on projects at all stages of the design process. While the primary focus will be on rotating equipment, the successful candidate will be a well-rounded Mechanical Engineer with an ability to adapt and handle various mechanical equipment types, such as static / package equipment, as workload dictates
* Report on suitability of existing equipment for revised duties
* Prepare of Equipment Technical Specifications / Material Requisitions, such as Mechanical Specification and Mechanical Data Sheet
* Project technical support and familiarity with risk assessments, design reviews, and HAZOPs
* Review / comment of vendor documentation
* Management of vendors in conjunction with procurement engineer
* Liaise with multi-discipline project team, client, PMC and vendors
* Coach / mentor less experienced engineers
* Perform all assigned work to agreed standards for safety, health environment and demonstrate a commitment to attaining high levels of HSE (Health, Safety & Environment) performance
* Participate in and advice on all design activities and initiatives, including provision of training, inductions and documentation review
* Verify that all designs are to required standards and that the objectives of the project are met
* Verify that the works is completed to the agreed schedule

Skills / Qualifications

* Engineering degree in Mechanical discipline
* Extensive design experience, primarily in a contracting, operating or consultancy environment
* Experience of mentoring / coaching less experienced engineers and / or acting in a capacity as Lead Engineer
* Experience within a contractor, operator or consultancy on offshore oil and gas projects
* Chartered Engineer or actively working towards achieving Chartered status
* Knowledge of International Codes applicable to Process Plant fabrication and design (ASMEIX, ASME VIII, ASME B31.3, API521, BS5500, etc.)

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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