Mechanical Engineer - Transmission and Distribution (T&D)

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer - Transmission and Distribution (T&D)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH23623_1494334860
Contact Name: Alex Collins
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Job Published: almost 4 years ago

Mechanical Engineer - Transmission and Distribution (T&D)


The Role

To design and develop mechanical engineering solutions for use in the onshore gas and petrochemical industries. The candidate is to be confident and experienced in providing professional engineering advise to both clients and multi-disciplinary teams on issues concerning all aspects of gas infrastructure projects. We are looking for a self-starter who has a very good understanding of AGI and pipeline design covering the whole project lifecycle from feasibility study to detailed design.

Our client is one of the UK largest multifaceted consultancies, delivering property and infrastructure projects on a local, national and international scale.

They have over 4,000 staff at 50+ offices in the UK and internationally, offering a vast range of professional and technical expertise across an unrivalled number of services. The breadth and depth of their experience ensures that they are able to add value to any project, regardless of its size, complexity or sector.

They do much more than simply delivering projects; they design, manage and partner. They focus on building strategic relationships with our clients - delivering a comprehensive service across their portfolio and optimising the benefits of continuous improvement in design quality, efficiency, cost reduction and knowledge retention. They support them at all stages of a project or programme, and their understanding of the key risks and challenges means that they direct effort where it is most needed.

Main Responsibilities

The following responsibilities are key to this role:

  • Design of AGI and pipelines from feasibility though to detailed design.
  • Responsible for key FPSA participation
  • Responsible for the development of piping, instrumentation diagrams, ELD, Materials Take-Offs, ISO etc.
  • Responsible for writing specifications for mechanical equipment such as filters, valves, heat exchangers and pressure vessels
  • Responsible for undertaking relevant calculations to ensure legislative requirements are met, and process parameters do not exceed the allowable limits.
  • Working with equipment vendors on developing designs for equipment packages
  • Review of designs during both tender proposal and detailed design phases of a project
  • Supporting development of plant layouts

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent qualifications/experience)
  • Experience within the Oil and Gas industry
  • In depth knowledge of gas processes and associated process conditions
  • Experience of working with the G/17 & G/35 process
  • Chartered Mechanical Engineer status preferred (or working towards Chartership)
  • Knowledge of national and international codes and standards used within the industry covering design and manufacturing requirements of plant equipment and piping
  • Experience and knowledge of NGT and IDN specific standards and specifications
  • Experience of carrying out AGI and piping designs
  • Experience of working with mechanical designers and pipe stress engineers
  • Experience of working under their own initiative and as a specialist within a multi-disciplinary team of engineers
  • Experience of working with clients and contractors with a diverse range of objectives in achieving a bespoke technical solution