Lead of Rotating Equipment

Company: Full Time Brunel Sector: Mechanical Engineering
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : April 18, 2024
  • Salary: Negotiable

About the job

  • Lead the implementation of high-level technical expertise in Rotating equipment engineering, requiring analytical, interpretative and constructive thinking with a significant degree of evaluative judgement, to ensure the highest level of engineering integrity and reliability, and safety and environmental compliance.
  • Oversee Rotating Equipment engineering during FEED phase and future phase, in covering all aspects of design to ensure technical objectives are met within the approved scope, budget and schedule.
  • Operating in a technical environment, it is expected to utilize expertise from OEMs to evaluate high impact issues, as the project rotating equipment subject matter expert, present options and assist management in making timely decisions to ensure project objectives are achieved within agreed schedule and costs.
  • This role conducts technical evaluations of tenders, including risk-based evaluation of complex technical issues, which may have a significant commercial impact on project execution, ensuring they are compliant, technically qualified, and consistent with project requirements.
  • Major challenges of this role are (1) identifying, developing and introducing best practices to drive a common approach and strategy within project specifications (2) leading the complexities of a multi-cultural, multi-national and multi-venture organization and (3) managing contractor’s Mechanical Rotating Team and Package Engineers.

Your Tasks

  • Manage Contractor’s Rotating Engineering activities including validation of personnel numbers, qualifications, and experience; usage of appropriate design tools, including computer hardware and software; adherence with all project objectives, requirements, specifications, standards, procedures, execution plans and design verification processes.
  • Provide guidance to the Contractors to complete the design as per project specifications in a timely manner and provide clear direction when project instructions or specifications are not clear.
  • Lead rotating equipment design and coordination amongst other disciplines. Review and process work activities discussing and determining priorities in conjunction with Engineering Manager and other disciplines to ensure no delays to the project schedule.
  • Interface with the Company Discipline Specialist and Project Management Team (PMT) to support effective and timely decisions by conducting technical reviews of documents, and analyzing deviations to ensure maximum compliance with the project scope with emphasis on safety & reliability.
  • Study high impact rotating equipment reliability issues, analyze the causes and provide options/recommendations for resolution with technical and economic feasibility.
  • Propose solutions by reviewing equipment and/or system design changes for reliability or operational enhancements and optimization.
  • Participate in RCFAs, Risk Assessments, and HAZOP workshops to find cause and eliminate or mitigate the risks. Assist in specialized technical and operational investigations and evaluation of complex tasks, providing recommendations on the most appropriate approach.
  • Conduct machinery design audits, appraisal, selection and witnessing FAT, SAT, commissioning, start-up activities and evaluating any deviations as required to meet project requirements.
  • Provide technical reviews of the project mechanical rotating related engineering design deliverables with respect to compliance to company and industry engineering standards, procedures, and best practices.
  • Act as Technical Authority in the mechanical rotating discipline, demonstrating sufficient expertise to understand and communicate project critical issues.
  • Support project quality improvement in Contractor’s Mechanical Engineering department by leveraging experience, good engineering practices to ensure quality engineering design integrity and execution.

Your Profile

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience working in the field of rotating equipment for Concept stage in the oil and gas industry with exposure to onshore gas processing facilities in the greenfield and brownfield projects.
  • Should have handled multi-megawatt Centrifugal compressors at a Lead engineer level. Should have in-depth knowledge and understanding of rotating equipment including auxiliaries and controls based on industry best practices.
  • Should have the ability to introduce new concepts to ensure maximum reliability and availability of all rotating equipment in the early design stage. CO2 sequestration Project experience is an added advantage
  • Should have experience in leading the development of conceptual and detailed design, sizing & selection, economics, and business cases for rotating equipment in particular for large duty Centrifugal compressors.
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong leadership and supervisory skills.
  • Good organizational and facilitation skills.
  • Computer literacy with strong knowledge of Microsoft office and technical applications.

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