Mechanical Discipline Engineer

BH-273314
  • Competitive
  • United States Alaska Anchorage
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
Ensure that the mechanical design for Capital Projects are met, and that the design is in
accordance with AK BU Specifications and in compliance with regulatory and Company
standards. Guide the design through the engineering and construction phases of projects to
ensure safety in design and operability.
Primary Responsibilities
  • Support the established single concept as the project progresses through subsequent project
  • phases.
  • Technical guidance and day-to-day contact with Mechanical engineering contractors
  • Guide the development of the mechanical design premises to ensure safety in design, operability and inclusion of commonality and synergies of existing facilities modifications and new facilities and associated modifications.
  • Review engineering drawings and relevant calculations and documents prepared by the engineering contractor.
  • Understand the project schedule and key milestones for assigned projects in order to provide technical assistance at appropriate time.
  • Work collaboratively with other disciplines to ensure inter-discipline coherence.
  • Act as a liaison between the engineering contractor and Operations/Maintenance teams, optimizing cost, schedule, operability, and maintainability for project success.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance and communicate with regulatory bodies/teams as necessary for project scopes.
  • Work collaboratively with AK BU Technical Authorities to ensure adherence to AK BU Specifications and compliance with regulatory and Company standards. Frame specifications and criteria deviations and seek TA approval on behalf of the project. Provide input into specification and criteria updates.
  • Accept engineering deliverables from engineering contractor.
  • Provide advice and input to Development Engineering to support the single concept decision.
  • Participate in the development of operation, maintenance and start-up philosophies and plans.
  • Participate in the project risk management process.
  • Engage in the materials procurement process, providing review and approval of vendor proposals and evaluating any deviations from the approval manufacturers list.
  • Participate in relevant Factory Acceptance tests (FAT)
Secondary Responsibilities
  • Participate in AK BU Mechanical Engineering collaboration activities including weekly collaboration meetings and training and development activities.
  • Participate in Knowledge Sharing throughout the BU and company via NoE participation.
  • Stay abreast of opportunities around the company and industry
Required Skills and Experience
  • BS Degree in Engineering (Mechanical preferred)
  • Professional Mechanical Engineer License in Alaska (preferred)
  • 5+ years Mechanical Engineering experience in the Oil and Gas (O&G) Industry.
  • 5+ years project brownfield and greenfield Mechanical Engineering experience in the Oil and Gas (O&G) Industry. (preferred)
  • Intermediate knowledge of arctic environment HVAC design. (preferred)
  • Understanding of operational and maintenance requirements of upstream oil and gas processing facilities.
  • In depth knowledge of relevant industry codes and standards including API tank codes (650 &653); ASME Pressure vessel code for materials (II), NDE (V), vessel design (VIII) and welding (IX); ASME B31.3, 31.4, and 31.8 piping codes; HVAC equipment and ASHRAE codes; ADEC, and SPCC regulations.
  • Leadership Competencies - The following competencies are critical to success in this role.
    • Takes Accountability
    • Drives Performance
    • Partners Collaboratively
    • Communicates Effectively


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