Compressor Engineer

Posted 04 April 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameRaquel Fasci

Job description

Job Title: Compressor Engineer
Location: Monrovia, CA
Job Type: Contract

Work Schedule: Every other Friday off on a 9/80 schedule

Ideal Candidate: EPC experience NEEDED

* BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
* Minimum of 15+ years working with various Compressors and 4 years pump Engineering experience in Petroleum-Chemical, Oil & Gas Industry.
* PE registration is desired, Aramco experience is preferred.

Primary Focus: Compressor expertise essential (Pumps also considered, but compressor is main equipment)

Duties and Responsibilities:

* With-in the Rotating engineering group, provides technical leadership by for execution activities and discipline deliverables for projects, participates in project execution strategy and planning activities.
* Knows the project goals and has ownership of the discipline scope/cost/time requirements.
* Ensures the team meets expectations, and coordinates with other disciplines to ensure project success.
* Performs administrative functions including implementation of management policies and procedures, implements the Company and Customers Procedures while seeking improvements to work processes and business approaches to better serve the project needs.
* Develops innovative technical solutions to complex problems.

May be required to perform the following studies:

* Driver Selection (Gas/Electric/Steam), VFD motor Drives, Variable speed gears, bearing selections for compressors/motors.
* Must have experience with Reciprocating and Centrifugal compressors, Lube and Seal Oil systems, Gear box and Mechanical Seal diagnostics.
* Should have sufficient experience in the Industry to be able to generate manpower requirements for differing scopes of work as actives are changed during the course of a project.


* Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Emphasis on Centrifugal and Reciprocating compressor experience, with working knowledge of API 613, 614, 616, 617, 618, 670 and 671.
* Knowledge of API, ANSI, NEMA, ASTM specifications. May be required to travel to the Vendors facilities.
* Will be required to develop/check specifications, data sheets, technical bids, purchase orders, resolve technical queries from vendors on various Compressor and Pump equipment, able to coordinate project requirements with other disciplines, project staff and clients. Will be required to maintain quality of group deliverables through-out the procurement of the equipment. Will be required to support work share activities with other offices on Rotating Equipment deliverables.
* Demonstrable commitment to HSE Management in a project Environment
* Strong organizational and time management skills
* Experienced in quality control requirements and quality assurance for engineering work

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.