Lead Mechanical Engineer (Rotating) in Abu Zaby [Abu Dhabi], United Arab Emirates

at Wood Group PSN

Engineering / Technology
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Detailed Description              


Primary Role:

To have single-point responsibility for all mechanical engineering deliverables associated with rotating equipment and to ensure that they conform to all applicable engineering codes and standards as well as the Client’s policies and procedures.

To ensure that the overall project is delivered to meet the asset operational needs

To provide direction and guidance on all technical queries relating to rotating equipment packages.

To participate in all project safety and design reviews as necessary.

To ensure that all work is completed without compromise to quality and is delivered according to the project schedule

To liaise with the Client’s Engineering, Operations and Maintenance staff as required to ensure a consistent approach to project completion

To promote safe behaviour at all times.


Principal Responsibilities:

To provide sound technical advice and solutions to a diversity of technical problems within the discipline.

To co-ordinate with other disciplines during all stages of design development, construction, pre-commissioning, and start-up.

To provide technical support to site in terms of material inspection, Factory Acceptance Testing, etc.

To assist in the coordination of all activities related to static equipment packages.

To identify any areas of concern with respect to progress and/or quality and recommend corrective actions as required.

To attend weekly progress meetings and generate status reports for the Engineering/Project Manager.



Job Requirements              

Technical / Business Skills:

Highly motivated and self reliant

Confident and assertive

Problem solver

Open thinker and innovator

Good communicator with a willingness to share knowledge and support others

Flexible and adaptable

Strong commitment to safety

Must be willing to make occasional visits to Kurdistan


Interpersonal Skills:

Sound supervisory and organisational skills

Clear communicator with good interpersonal skills

An active listener with the ability to focus on customer requirements

Fluent in both spoken and written English language.



Thorough knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of rotating equipment design and analysis

Thorough awareness of relevant international codes and standards

Familiar with the typical software packages that are used for rotating equipment design and selection

Experience of participation in HAZOP, HAZID and SIL Rating studies is essential.


Business & Industry Experience:

Extensive years’ experience in the oil and gas industry

Proven capability in an engineering design company

Previous experience of site-based project work involving field engineering, construction, commissioning, operations, or maintenance

Experience of working with multi-national and multi-cultural project teams is strongly preferred

Previous experience of working in the Middle East would be an advantage


Educational Attainments:

Degree in Mechanical Engineering (B.Sc./B.Eng./M.Sc.)

Membership of a recognised professional institute preferred

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