Plant Mechanical Engineer

Hunt, Guillot & Associates LLC   •  

Westlake, LA

Industry: Energy & Utilities


5 - 7 years

Posted 37 days ago

Position Summary & Duties: This is a Field Mechanical Engineer direct position with our client in the Specialty Chemical Industry. This position is located in the Westlake, Louisiana area.

Mechanical Engineer Job Description:

The position reports to the Mechanical Head.

Mechanical Engineer specific responsibilities for managing and completing a wide range of Mechanical Engineering functions to include, but not limited to:

• Ensure that all activities, for which he/she is responsible, are carried out in conformance with laws and regulations, contractual requirements and the Project Management Manual.

• In particular health and safety of personnel, natural and working environment and equipment shall be taken care of.

• Package ownership and review responsible for heat exchangers, pressure vessels, boilers, fresh water generators and gas compressors (Centrifugal and Reciprocating)

• Comment the Mechanical design, including arrangement on operability, functionality, accessibility and maintainability to meet requirements in laws, regulations, class, flag and contract

• Monitor and review Contractor's Mechanical activities and deliverables during engineering, fabrication, integration, testing to ensure compliance with all regulatory and contract requirements.

Qualifications: Mechanical Engineer Job Requirements:

• Engineering degree with extensive Mechanical Engineering experience in the field with both static and rotating equipment.

• Extensive experience with rotating equipment.

• Plant mechanical engineering experience of at least 5 years of in an operating petrochemical facility.

• Experience in ethylene cracker would be beneficial.

• Plant Mechanical Engineer will have the ability to work extensively in the field throughout the plant facility.

• Review comments from Certifying Authority on design of the Mechanical systems/equipment and assist in resolving issues.

• Participate in HAZID's and HAZOP's.

• Comments on projects/Modification mechanical design.

• Review and comment plans for Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) for Mechanical equipment, and participate in such tests for critical equipment. Verify satisfactory results of FAT

• Prepare Purchase request being very conversant with equipment and material specifications.

• Request equipment, materials and consumables as required within limits of authority.

• Propose and implement cost effective solutions in design, procurement, installation and maintenance of mechanical equipment

• Identify and qualify equipment vendors.

• Plan, coordinate and supervise revamp and maintenance activities.

• Participate in design of material codification system.

• Other duties as necessary and related