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Mechanical and Solids Handling Head

  • Job reference: 934300
  • Location: Doha
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Mechanical / HVAC Engineering
  • Date posted: 01/03/2021

Our Operator client have a long term contract requirement for a Mechanical & Solids Handling Head to be based in Qatar.

Joining a large scale expansion project you will be responsible for overseeing the design and installation for all mechanical and solid sulfur handling scope for a new Sulfur Facility Project.

Duties will include;

  • Provide oversight to the FEED and EPC Contractors in delivery of all aspects of mechanical and solid sulfur handling to ensure technical objectives are met within the approved scope, budget and schedule
  • Ensure technical requirements such as project specifications, data sheets, procedures, etc. developed during FEED and EPC fully comply with project requirements
  • Provide clear guidance to the FEED and EPC contractors and facilitate resolution of technical issues to complete mechanical and solid sulfur handling engineering activities and meet project objectives and milestones
  • Provide engineering surveillance of FEED and EPC mechanical and solid handling deliverables.
  • Monitor discipline schedule, progress, productivity and quality
  • Provide discipline support and input to EPC Tendering activities
  • Provide discipline support to procurement and vendor surveillance activities
  • Monitor and support construction and discipline field engineering activities
  • Coordinate and support mechanical equipment vendor representatives during installation and commissioning activities
  • Flexibly to support or perform other similar duties as requested


  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline.

Desired Knowlegde/Experience:

  • Experience in EPC projects, in design, procurement/manufacturing and construction of material handling, conveyance systems such as sulfur, polymers, coal
  • Working knowledge of gearboxes, bearings, variable speed motors, safety systems and controls related to conveyance facilities
  • Knowledge of design standards, specifications, codes, safety criteria, field engineering associated with solids handling
  • Experience in the design of solids storage and reclaiming
  • Familiarity with installation methods, testing and troubleshooting of material handling systems
  • Experience in solid sulfur forming an advantage
  • Experience in solid sulfur operations an advantage
  • Experience in the design of other related chemical processing and utility equipment a plus
  • Experience working in multicultural environments
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Microsoft Office

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