Head of Mechanical Equipment Inspection – Airswift

Full Time @ Jobs in Qatar Sector: Mechanical Engineering
  • Doha, Qatar
  • Date Posted : July 10, 2022
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

Our client, major LNG Operator in Qatar, is hiring for Head of Mechanical Equipment Inspection to work for Multi-Billion LNG expansion project. This is a contract and residential role to be based in Qatar.

Job Purpose

Responsible for overseeing Mechanical Engineering discipline and ESW/ EPC Contractor in delivery of all aspects of design, equipment procurement, installation, construction, commissioning and completions. Ensures technical requirements such as project specifications, data sheets, procedures, etc. developed during ESW/ EPC fully comply with project requirements. Provide clear guidance to the ESW/ EPC contractor and facilitate resolution of mechanical engineering issues to meet project objectives and milestones

Key Job Accountabilities

  • Provides mechanical engineering expertise, design knowledge, quality assurance, and leadership in supervising and administering Mechanical team output in accordance with project deliverables and execution schedule.
  • Directs the preparation and stewardship of mechanical engineering scope of work in ESW/EPC contract, advises and recommends design processes, proven technologies and alternative studies to optimise project cost and schedule.
  • Maintains close liaison with members of Engineering Team and alignment with the Engineering Manager on mechanical engineering needs, objectives, and requirements.
  • Accountable for ensuring execution of work is technically aligned and in compliance with Qatargas Operations, Policies, Standards of Business Conduct and Qatargas Project Management System (QGPMS).
  • Manages ESW/EPC Contractor’s mechanical engineering activities including validation of resources, personnel qualifications and experience; usage of appropriate design tools/computer hardware/software; adherence to project objectives, requirements, specifications, standards, and design verification processes.
  • Assesses and validates ESW/EPC Contractor’s capability in providing all technical documents, progress measurement and reporting and recommends additional technical support to address gaps.
  • Manages the discipline deliverables and field engineering inspection in support of fabrication and construction activities.
  • Responsible for the mechanical engineering schedule related milestones, provides data (narrative, charts, graphs, change management recommendations) and recovery plans to address any schedule delays if any.
  • Accountable for knowledge of and sharing previous lessons learned, capturing and communicating current lessons learned to support review teams and future projects.
  • Review, update and amend procedures and specifications to ensure that all Mechanical engineering references are up to date and relevant.


Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

Knowledge And/or Experience

  • 15 years’ experience as a Mechanical Engineer and at least 5 years as Lead level with a broad knowledge of engineering execution including design standards, specifications, codes, safety criteria in Mechanical Equipment Inspection.
  • LNG onshore experience is preferred.

Technical And Business Skills

  • Excellent written and oral English skills.
  • Strong organisational, planning and coordination skills.
  • Strong technical, prioritisation and management skills.
  • Good communication, influencing and interface skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs, etc.

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