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Kent Recruitment

Principal Engineer-Static & Packages Mechanical

India – Mumbai
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Job Responsibility

  • Front-End Engineering Design (FEED): Lead and manage the FEED activities for static equipment (e.g., pressure vessels, heat exchangers, storage tanks) and package systems (e.g., compressors, pumps, skids) for oil and gas projects.
  • Technical Expertise: Utilize your extensive knowledge of static equipment design principles, package systems, codes (e.g., ASME, API), and industry best practices to ensure compliance and high-quality engineering deliverables.
  • Equipment and Package Selection: Work with project stakeholders to identify the most suitable static equipment and package systems based on project specifications, process requirements, and performance criteria.
  • Cost Estimation and Optimization: Prepare detailed cost estimates for static equipment and package systems, and propose optimization opportunities to enhance project efficiency.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate closely with process engineers, piping engineers, instrumentation engineers, and other disciplines to integrate static equipment and package designs seamlessly into the overall project.
  • Risk Assessment and Safety: Identify potential hazards and risks associated with static equipment and package systems and develop risk mitigation strategies to ensure safe and reliable operations.
  • Vendor Management: Interface with equipment and package vendors to evaluate technical proposals, review specifications, and ensure compliance with project requirements.
  • Technical Leadership: Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior engineers, fostering their professional development and knowledge growth in static equipment and package design.
  • Documentation and Reporting: Prepare comprehensive technical reports, design documentation, and drawings to communicate FEED status and outcomes to project stakeholders and management.
  • Project Management: Assist in project planning, scheduling, and resource allocation for FEED activities related to static equipment and package systems.

Qualification and Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
  • Significant experience (15+ years) in static equipment and package system design within the oil and gas industry.
  • In-depth knowledge of static equipment design, package systems, and relevant codes and standards (e.g., ASME, API).
  • Proficiency in engineering software and tools used for static equipment and package system design and analysis.
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to lead and deliver FEED work within established timelines and budgets.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with multidisciplinary teams and present technical information to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Commitment to safety and adherence to HSE regulations.

Skills Requirement:

· International Codes & Standards and Best Engineering Practices

· Proficiency in design and detailed engineering of Rotating Equipment and Packages

· Proficiency with API codes is mandatory

· Sound understanding of rotodynamic and aerodynamic analysis of equipment

· Sound understanding in equipment selection along with auxiliaries

· Mechanical workflow and interdisciplinary co-ordination

· Project management and control procedures

· Project Mechanical Deliverables

· Project Risk Assessment

· Adherence to HSE norms

Core Competencies:

· Ability to handle multi-tasks at the same time

· Flexibility / Adaptability

· Proactive

· Client Focus

· Teamwork, Planning and Organizing

· Decision Making in own work area

· Problem analysis and resolution

Details about the role:

· Location: Mumbai

· Relocation required: Not Applicable

· Travel required: As per job requirement.

· Job Type: Permanent

· Experience level: 15-20 years

We foster an environment where you are challenged professionally and empowered to take the lead on your career development with the support and guidance of our leaders. We’re committed to making sure that every single person uses their time with us to gain valuable experience and skills for their future, so why not pursue your career with us today!

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