Mechanical Equipment Engineer

  • Competitive
  • Netherlands
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
Main responsibilities

You are responsible from applying discipline knowledge and design experience related to static equipment, handling equipment, utilities equipment, lifting &, as well as general mechanical equipment (all related equipment excluding rotating equipment categories) as a Mechanical Equipment Engineer. You also must be familiar with vendor documents, choose FATs, and package engineering functions. You could be hired as a package engineer with technical responsibility for the package's design, procurement, and manufacturing. You will be in charge of, making sure that all necessary mechanical equipment is functional, identifying innovative methods to carry out assigned tasks, and accounted for within a design, and are compliant with internal and external requirements. To ensure deliverables, the Mechanical Equipment Engineer must set priorities and communicate with other Discipline Leads. For assigned projects, the mechanical equipment engineer could act as the discipline lead.

To successfully complete assigned activities you are:

- Seek clarification or guidance as soon as difficulties arise; recommend alternative solutions
- Identify areas requiring more detailed instructions and clarify understanding/expectation as necessary with Discipline Lead; ensure no surprises
- Complete tasks in compliance with applicable engineering codes, industry standards/regulations and work procedures
- Develop engineering documents in a manner that the design intent can be interpreted correctly Complete tasks in compliance with applicable engineering codes, industry standards/regulations and work procedures
- Proactively interface with Discipline Lead and peers for resolving issues, sharing information and progress
- Understand, plan, and deliver assigned tasks with accuracy within agreed time frame
- Perform thorough self-check of all deliverables prior to submission for review /approval
- Properly plan work to allow adequate time for documents to be thoroughly checked to ensure accuracy

To achieve effective interface management, you are:

- Understand how assigned tasks will affect all disciplines and stakeholders; provide timely and accurate input to other disciplines in support of their design requirements in meeting deadlines
- Proactively provide Discipline Lead with status updates, highlight concerns as they arise, and prioritize assigned activities to meet key milestones
- Network with stakeholders to serve as a source of support in executing project deliverables; ensure proactive two-way communication
- Produce consistent/organized documents in a well-structured format to clearly convey required information
- Coordinate with vendors, subcontractors, third party consultants, etc. to ensure timely review of documents and that comments are made with required quality level
- Provide timely and accurate input to other disciplines in support of their design requirements and project deliverables

To contribute to the success of managing changes you:

- Raise awareness of issues timely to the Discipline Lead; understand the change impact within and across Disciplines and identify the stakeholders to be engaged
- Respectfully challenge proposed changes that significantly impact project deliverables to ensure the best option is taken as the way forward
- Prioritize activities to effectively manage conflicting deadlines to meet key milestones and deliverables
- Ensure changes are conveyed through the established channels of communication to minimize the impact to deliverables and project
- Demonstrate adaptability and flexibility in implementing changes
- Ensure Management of Change (MOC) procedures are used to promote positive impact to the project

To make sure of the quality of engineering deliverables you are:

- Promote continuous improvement within the Discipline by maintaining/sharing the latest industry developments
- Ensure activities are completed with consistency and in compliance with applicable codes, standards and regulations
- Apply and capture applicable lessons learned in the execution of activities to enable information sharing, increase project efficiencies, and support/develop best practices
- Ensure proper level of checks for all deliverables prior to submission; avoid cutting corners

If acting as Lead Engineer: To ensure the Project is properly planned you are:

- Take ownership to define and develop Discipline scope by understanding and evaluating the project requirements
- Identify dependencies and obtain alignment with project stakeholders to ensure safety and quality are not sacrificed in the effort to meet the project schedule
- Collaborate with the Discipline Manager/Engineering Project Manager to accurately forecast man-hours, resource needs, and completion date for deliverables
- Set team expectations for quality standards and enforce safety requirements to meet project needs, corporate standards, and industry regulations

If acting as Lead Engineer: To achieve successful interface management andmake sure changes are managed you are:

- Ensure proper communication with internal/external Clients to ensure all parties are promptly informed of project developments
- Proactively track areas likely to change to reduce the “surprise” element, added costs and delays to project
- Document all deviations from agreed scope and budget hours to accurately adjust man hour forecast and project completion date for related changes
- Understand and monitor all interfaces with Class Society and Clients to ensure requirements are properly addressed and relevant documents are reviewed timely
- Manage the interfaces with Vendor, Subcontractors and third party consultants and ensure relevant documents are reviewed timely and thoroughly

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