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Mechanical Project Engineer

  • Job reference: 934952
  • Location: Grangemouth, Falkirk
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Mechanical / HVAC Engineering
  • Date posted: 14/04/2021

Mechanical Project Engineer

Competitive Salary


Location - Grangemouth

Our client specialises in the production of chemicals and is seeking a Mechanical Project Engineer with experience of working on a COMAH site and 3 years + as Project Engineer within the Oil & Gas or Petrochemical industry.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Interpreting Job card requirements, identify and address design parameters and engineering problems (HAZOP) and ensure solutions can be implemented accurately and within budget.
  • Overseeing the provision of Services, including the preparation/checking of Plant Engineering Procedures (PEP's), Risk Assessments & Method Statements (RAMS) and all relevant Permits.
  • Overseeing, internal and external resources, the design and realisation of investments
  • Providing support to the Process Engineering department for economical/technical feasibility analysis
  • Ensuring the management of technical documentation (hard copy and electronic)
  • Give support to QHSE department for projects correlated to QHSE topics, compliance with the Versalis procedure
  • Supervising the development of mechanical, civil and structural design solutions based on engineering principles, Company Standards, National Standards and good engineering practice.
  • Preparing the Project cost estimate and plan that are to be submitted for approval.
  • Reviewing supplier documentation and comment as required. Ensuring compliance with project requirements and hazardous area classifications.
  • Advising on the presentation of modifications to Piping & Instrument Diagrams (P&IDs).
  • Creating new Functional Locations and Equipment Numbers within SAP, as required.
  • Identifying long lead items and shutdown activities; integrate activities into the overall Project Department Planing and Shutdown Plans, as required.
  • Preparing technical specifications for equipment, incorporating user and technical requirements.
  • Providing technical requirements to datasheets for mechanical equipment.
  • Supervising designers/draughtsmen in the preparation of design drawings and the generation of material take-offs

Qualifications and other skills:

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree
  • Good working knowledge of planning software (Microsoft Project or Primavera)
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings (fabrication isometrics, general arrangement drawings etc.)
  • Advanced MS Office skills

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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.

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