Principal Rotating Engineer – Wood

Full Time @ Jobs in Qatar Sector: Petroleum, Oil & Gas
  • Doha, Qatar
  • Date Posted : July 3, 2022
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking to recruit a Principal Rotating Engineer to provide specialist support to Oil and Gas, Refining and Petrochemical Projects in our Qatar office on a staff basis.

In this role, you will be responsible for the execution of project work, in accordance with the project execution plan including Wood and/or Project Procedures on Safety and Quality Control, within the man-hour, cost budgets and the project schedule targets.

The Principal Rotating Engineer will be responsible for the following activities:

  • O verall Lead role for the project including liaison with client technical personnel.
  • Technical management of multi-location team in London, India and Qatar
  • Providing advice on the selection of rotating equipment
  • Specification of pumps, compressors and other rotating equipment, including drivers, seal and lube systems by preparing Technical Specifications and Mechanical Datasheet.
  • Preparation Enquiry Requisitions for budget pricing and for long lead items
  • Technical evaluation / clarification of supplier bids as required
  • Technical supervision of supplier design and control of supplier interface, plus the co-ordination of interfaces with other engineering disciplines
  • Review of Supplier documentation for integration within Project design, such as GA / Details / Calculations and Fabrication Procedures
  • Provide specialist input to design reviews, risk assessments and constructability reviews
  • Support Inspection and Testing of Equipment, attend testing for critical equipment
  • Support Construction and Commissioning phase
  • Technical support for installation and commissioning
  • Supervise less experienced mechanical engineers and, where required
  • To provide relevant knowledgeable practical skills in the response and actions for:
  • Site visits and site surveys
  • Site queries and discussions
  • Supplier, vendor, contractor, client and site related discussions
  • Site based activities

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree qualification in Mechanical Engineering, and preferably a chartered member of a relevant professional body or institution.
  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in Oil & Gas post-graduation
  • Experience in working with process and utility compressors, gas and steam turbines, pumps and other rotating equipment
  • Experience of working in a variety of projects and phases, including greenfield and brownfield, on and offshore, Concept through to EPC, with a focus on upstream.
  • Familiarity with the following codes: API, ISO and ASME
  • Familiarity with standards of major oil companies particularly Shell DEPs
  • Flexible attitude, with good written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer literate within Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrate a good level of written and spoken communication skills in the English language.
  • Should also be able to work independently.
  • Be willing and able to represent Wood in both onshore and offshore surveys, holding relevant certification or willing to undertake suitable training such as BOSIET and H2S Awareness.

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