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Kent Recruitment

Mechanical (Rotary & Packages), Principal Engineer

India – Mumbai
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The Opportunity:

Kent is looking for a Principal Mechanical Rotating Equipment & Package Engineer to be based in Mumbai/Vadodara.

Skills and Responsibilities:

Experienced Principal Mechanical – Rotating Equipment and Package Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the Oil & Gas (Onshore/Offshore), Refinery, Petrochemical, Chemical industry. Experience in the Sustainable, Renewable Energy and Decarbonization Projects are preferred. Skilled in Mechanical – Rotating Equipment and Package Engineering and should have experienced in Conceptual Design, FEED, Basic & Detailed Engineering including EPC and EPCM Projects and Reverse Engineering for Revamp Projects.

· Assist Mechanical Engineering function to ensure project execution/ completion as per schedule and within estimated budget

adhering to Quality Systems, International Standards, Best Engineering Practices and Environmental Standards for highest

degree of quality and safety in design.

· Support in estimation for bids and delivery of winning proposals.

· Evaluation & selection of subcontractors and subsequent monitoring to ensure sub-contractors are delivering as per terms of


· Participate in project design reviews.

· Ability to work on multiple projects.

· Perform inter-discipline squad checks.

· Coordinate, Participate and provide guidance during all project studies such as HAZID, HAZOP, SIL, constructability etc.

· Site surveys as required.

· Perform technical audits and quality reviews.

· Site pre-commissioning activities and engineering support.

· Guide and Mentor engineers / designers on projects.

Proficient in preparation / review of following mechanical deliverables:

· Preparation / Review of Design Basis.

· Preparation / Review of Equipment Type Selection Report.

· Preparation / Review of Driver Selection Study Reports.

· Preparation / Review of Technology Selection Reports.

· Preparation / Review of Technical Specifications for Equipment.

· Preparation / Review of Mechanical Datasheets.

· Preparation / Review of Material / Purchase requisition.

· Preparation / Review of Technical Bid Evaluation after resolving technical queries with Vendors.

· Vendor Document Review and approval.

· Review / Perform Mechanical handling studies on Projects.

· Prepare man hour estimate and support project proposals.

Level of expertise in carrying out design selection of the following equipment / packages:

· Centrifugal Pumps,

· Positive Displacement Pumps,

· Centrifugal Compressors,

· Reciprocating Compressors,

· Positive Displacement Compressors,

· Pressure Feed Lube Oil systems,

· Mechanical Seals, Couplings and Gearbox,

· Mixers, Fans, Blowers, Motors,

· Plant / Instrument Air Generation Package,

· Nitrogen Generation Package,

· Water Treatment Package,

· Power Generation Package,

· Chemical Injection Package,

· Detailed engineering experience in process package viz. Hydrogen Generation, Distillation Package, Vapor Recovery Package,

Refrigeration Package.

· Experience in either of mechanical drives viz. Gas Turbines, Steam Turbines, I.C. engines.

In addition to the responsibilities listed herein, the employee may be required to perform other ad-hoc tasks as needed or directed by the supervisor or management. These tasks will be within the reasonable scope of the employee's skills, capabilities, and role within the organization. The intent of this provision is to allow for flexibility and adaptability in meeting the dynamic needs of the organization, ensuring that operational requirements can be met efficiently. All such tasks will be assigned considering the employee's current workload and with respect to their professional development.

Knowledge/ Qualification/ Training/ Certification:

· Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Mechanical / Production / Automobile Engineering.

· 14-20 years of basic and detail engineering experience in Upstream Oil & Gas, Refinery, & Petrochemical industry.

· Candidates having experience in Engineering office of Reputed Consulting Engineering Companies preferably in the field of

Refinery, Petrochemicals, Chemicals, Fertilizers, Oil & Gas will be preferred.

· International Codes & Standards and Best Engineering Practices.

· Perform inter-discipline squad checks.

· Value Engineering & Optimization.

· Achieve Project Productivity and Schedule.

· Guide and mentor engineers.

· Quality management system and procedures.

· Project management and control procedures.

· Mechanical engineering workflow and interdisciplinary co-ordination.

· Project Deliverables.

· Adherence to HSE norms.

· Proficiency in understanding of Plot Plan and P&IDs.

· Microsoft Office Suite.


· Presentation and business communication skill.

· Identify/report technical concerns and solutions in a clear and concise manner.

· Attend project and team meeting.

· Conduct technical training session for team.

Behavior/ Core Competencies:

· Leadership, Mentorship, Decision Making & Delegation.

· Must be able to perform technical tasks independently.

· Ability to handle multi-tasks at the same time.

· Leadership, Mentorship, Decision Making & Delegation.

· Must be able to perform technical tasks independently.

· Ability to handle multi-tasks at the same time.

· Analytical and Solution Base approach.

· Teamwork, Coordination, Planning and Organizing.

· Flexibility / Adaptability.

· Business Acumen, Client Focus.

· Training, Mentoring & Innovation.

· Sound reasoning ability, high level of self-initiative, strong desire to acquire new knowledge and skills.

· Self-motivated & goal oriented.


The Employee shall observe the Health, Safety, Sustainability, Environment and Quality rules of the Company; it’s clients and the governing authorities of the host country.

· Candidate should contribute to creating a workplace where everyone feels compelled to intervene whenever they observe an

unsafe act or condition to ensure that everyone goes home safe and well and the environment is preserved in the successful

operation of our business.

· Candidate should maintain the HSSEQ management system, and the tools required to implement it.

Details about the role:

Location: Mumbai/Vadodara

Relocation required: No

Travel required: Sometimes

Contract type: Permanent

Experience level: 14-20 Years

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