Sr. Mechanical Engineer

  • Regions
  • Country United Arab Emirates
  • City Abu Dhabi
  • Type of Employment Contract
  • Job number WTSZM19850

About the job

Job Purpose & Scope
Provide effective direction and coordination to the engineering activities of the project and report on contract performance.  Monitor and report progress on work packages, structures, equipment, materials and fabrication activities in the yard to ensure quality and contractual obligations.
 
Principal Accountabilities
  • Provide necessary project engineering interface with all yard project activities to ensure construction and commissioning activities proceed in accordance with project requirements and to ensure that these activities are carried out in accordance with the guidelines of the company.
  • To oversee that all construction activity including fabrication, materials, fittings piping and structural comply with international standards.
  • To observe and check the piping isometric, plant layout, P&I diagrams, plant plot plan drawings, construction drawings and to ensure it is in accordance with Company standards, codes and practices.
  • At the yard, inspects equipment, structures or materials to identify any defects and report to his Manager.
  • Participates in the inspection of the newly constructed, installed equipment at the yard before transport to the Islands.
  • Report on project status and progress to Manager and outline issues and their mitigation.  Identifying areas of concern with respect to progress of the Project and recommending corrective actions wherever required.
  • Manage interdisciplinary design reviews with the company and contractor personnel.
  • Contributes in  FAT, SATS,  HAZOPS, HAZIDS, JSAs and Risk assessments  for the projects related to the Yards
  • Performs analysis and diagnosis to provide solutions to mechanical related problems. Ensure materials used are in accordance with specifications
  • Ensures a high level of HSE performance by ensuring work standards, procedures and HSE programs are followed and given a high level of priority.
  • Performs other duties as assigned such as taking part in training / developing new recruits/ UAE National employees/ developers.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors and project personnel.
  • Conducts the 30%, 60% and 90% 3D modeling and ensure the facilities are in safe as per standards
  • Hook up the mechanical system, interaction with electrical, instrumentation and control system groups, and preparation of algorithms for processing, dry run and simulation checks of processing, evaluation of results.
  • Participate in   preparation of operation and maintenance documents.
  • Confirms design codes of equipment/ systems/ plants as per codes ASME B31.3, ASME Sec. VIII, ASME Sec. V, ANSI 16, ANSI 64, ISA 39.6, API, HIS, NFPA, ISO for design/ construction/ testing.
  • Commissioning and maintenance of pressure vessels, storage tanks heat exchangers, flow components and piping (including SI and double wall with vacuum preparation), testing of equipment etc.
  • Inspections of material as per the specific requirement, inspection of pipelines, structural works, rotating equipment and review.
  • Functional check of the following flow components by using suitable test setup  
 
  • Manual valve,
  • electro pneumatic valves,
  • pressure transmitters,
  • pressure gauges,
  • temperature transmitters,
  • safety relief valves,
  • non return valves,
  • filters,
  • moisture measuring instruments,
  • level indicators,
  • Pressure switches etc.
 
  • Track, Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path for compliance to individual milestones and deliverables. Liaise and resolve and conflicts within the project execution plans, schedules or implementation and the Site operations.
  • Monitor the content of status reports from the project teams, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas. Define project success criteria with the site operations and disseminate them to involve parties throughout project life cycle.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crisis, and devise contingency plans in consultation with the site and execution teams.
  • Preparation of periodic reports as required.
  • Mentor and develop UAE national engineers and technicians.
 
Terms and Conditions
  • Location: Abu Dhabi (yard)
  • Type: Contract – Resident Based
  • Paid Leave: 30 days per calendar year
  • Work Schedule: 5 days per week

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 10 years’ experience in fabrication / engineering installations preferably in the oil and gas industry with functional management, leadership and team building skills.
  • Good knowledge of spoken and written English
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