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Mechanical Engineer

  • Job reference: 921937
  • Location: Baltimore, Maryland
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Mechanical / HVAC Engineering
  • Date posted: 05/10/2018

One of our clients have an excellent opportunity to join their project team as a Mechanical Engineer.

The Mechanical Engineering will support various team members and Clients during all aspects of projects. The Mechanical Engineer will frequently get involved in problem solving of existing facilities under operation. The candidate must have very good understanding of all type of process and utility equipment, and must have direct engineering work in one or more of the major categories of process and utility mechanical equipment like pressure vessels, heat transfer equipment (heat exchangers and fired heaters) or rotating equipment (pumps, compressors, turbines, expanders).

Key duties include:

  • Prepares or checks the quality of design and sizing calculations, equipment datasheets, specifications, requisitions and tables of bid evaluation for those equipment items or systems within his/her area of expertise
  • Reviews vendor documents and/or drawings within his/her area of expertise
  • Supervises and controls the preparation of all mechanical engineering documents and activities
  • Does and/or coordinates various studies including mechanical equipment, metallurgy and materials selection, equipment performance, HVAC systems, piping design and pipe stress analysis and preparation of reports
  • Provides Mechanical Engineering services to operating facilities
  • Ensures that safety, environmental and quality requirements are met
  • Leads and mentors junior engineers
  • Fosters a spirit of enthusiasm, client focus and team building
  • Actively participates in industry conferences and seminars
  • Builds effective relationships and be viewed as the "go-to" person for mechanical engineering problems and questions
  • Develop new and build existing company relationships with Clients.


  • Relevant mechanical engineering experience with minimum 10 years as a senior or principal mechanical engineer
  • Direct engineering work on one of the major category of process and utility equipment
  • Experience as a mechanical engineering lead on oil, gas and petrochemical projects
  • A university degree in mechanical engineering
  • Very good experience with and understanding of industry Codes and Standards including: ASME, API, NFPA, ISO, ANSI, NACE, EU, etc.
  • Experienced and familiar with typical major oil & gas clients' technical specifications
  • Very good experience with the common engineering and office software within the area of expertise
  • Proven ability to effectively be a project team member or team leader and transferring knowledge to others
  • Excellent analytical, facilitation, technical writing and communication skills
  • Act as a peer reviewer in the area of expertise on project proposals, cost estimates, technical documents and studies produced by other engineers.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a collaborative member of a team
  • Provide Project Management skills when assigned to a project in that capacity

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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.