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Principal Static Equipment Engineer

Job Description and Requirements

Wood currently have a requirement for a Principal Static Equipment Engineer The position forms part of our core team based in Saudi Arabia 
Complete responsibility for Static 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 
Prepare design calculations for new pressure vessels, heat exchangers and tanks using PV Elite and Tank software 
Generate equipment sketches using AutoCAD 
Re-rate reports and calculations for existing vessels and exchangers 
Preparation of Equipment Technical Specifications, Mechanical Data Sheets & Material Requisitions 
Technical evaluation / clarification of static 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, HAZOPs, etc 
Support to Quality in terms of development of inspection and test plans and attendance during inspection and testing as necessary 
Review / comment on vendor documentation 
Management of vendors in conjunction with procurement engineer 
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 designing pressure vessels, heat exchangers and tanks 
Knowledge of International Codes applicable to Process Plant fabrication and design (ASMEIX, ASME VIII, ASME B313, API 620, API 650, API 660 and API 661) 
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 HTRI thermal design is preferred though not essential 
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