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Principal Rotating Equipment Engineer

Job Description and Requirements

Wood is currently bidding for the FEED work scope for a petrochemical facility in the Middle East If the work is won, we will have a requirement for a number of Principal Rotating Equipment Engineer This assignment should have a duration of approximately twelve months and will be based in Saudi Arabia 
Complete responsibility for Rotating Equipment issues and deliverables on projects at all stages of the design process from data sheet preparation to inspection and testing 
Assist with mechanical man - hour estimates and man power planning for all phases of the Project 
Responsible for selection and development of suitable rotating equipment and associated scope 
Preparation / approval of Technical Specifications and Data Sheets for Rotating Equipment and Packaged Equipment 
Technical evaluation / clarification of rotating equipment vendor bids, plus the technical bid evaluation reports to support order placement 
Review of Process Data Sheets, P&ID’s, etc, multi - discipline and Supplier documentation for integration within Project design 
Input into scope of work, basis of design and FEED reports 
Project technical support – familiarity with risk assessments, design reviews, constructability and HAZOPs, etc 
Support to Quality in terms of development of inspection and test plans and attendance during inspection and testing as necessary 
Review and verification of equipment supplier’s engineering, as well as support during the testing and commissioning of equipment 
Management of supplier designs and act as focal point for control of supplier interfaces, including the co - ordination of multi - discipline engineering interfaces 
Technical support for installation and commissioning 
Undertaking site surveys for mechanical equipment where required 
Plan and monitor execution of equipment activities against project schedule and budgets 
Execution of work demonstrating commitment to safety and quality 
Skills / Qualifications 
Degree in Mechanical Engineering 
Minimum 15 years’ experience within the petrochemical and / or oil and gas industry working for an established contractor, operator or consultancy 
Previous experience in the execution of FEED and EPC Projects 
Extensive experience and knowledge of rotating equipment including pumps, compressors and other rotating and packaged equipment 
Familiarity with the industry codes and standards, ie API, ISO, ASME, etc 
Flexible attitude, with good written and verbal communication skills 
Able to effectively work and communicate within a multi - cultural environment 
Computer literate with Microsoft office 
Experience of mentoring / coaching less experienced engineers and acting in a capacity as Lead Engineer covering all Mechanical Equipment Disciplines 
Experience of packaged equipment would be an advantage but not essential 
Experience of Company would be an advantage but not essential 
Experience working on Middle East Projects would be an advantage but not essential 
Chartered Engineer or actively working towards achieving Chartered status