Lead Mechanical Engineer


  • United Arab Emirates


  • AED 35000 - AED 38000 per month

Job Type

  • Full-Time

Job Description

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer (Oil and Gas Industry)

Location: UAE

Roles & Responsibilities:

1. Project Leadership: Act as the single point of responsibility for all mechanical equipment engineering design deliverables, ensuring compliance with applicable engineering codes, standards, and client policies.

2. Technical Expertise: Demonstrate specialist knowledge of major mechanical equipment types and familiarity with relevant international codes and standards in the Oil and Gas industry.

3. Team Management: Coordinate the Mechanical team, providing support to Project or Engineering Managers, and ensuring discipline activities and deliverables are executed according to schedule and budget.

4. Planning and Execution: Support the planning, scheduling, and execution of discipline activities, including manhour estimating, schedule preparation, bid/tendering, and subcontractor management.

5. Progress Monitoring: Manage and report progress of all Mechanical engineering and design budgets, identify areas of concern, and recommend corrective actions as necessary.

6. Stakeholder Engagement: Liaise with licensors, equipment vendors, OEMs, and subcontractors to conclude project deliverables, define scopes of work, and review vendor documents.

7. Technical Support: Provide technical support to the site, including material inspection, Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT), and resolution of technical queries during design, construction, and commissioning phases.

8. Compliance and Quality Assurance: Ensure compliance with management of change processes, participate in project safety and design reviews, and promote safe behavior and quality delivery throughout the project lifecycle.

9. Client Interaction: Collaborate with the client's Engineering, Operations, and Maintenance staff to ensure project completion within technical scope and schedule.

10. Risk Management: Take ownership of risk identification, assessment, mitigation, monitoring, and closure for mechanical engineering disciplines.

11. Technical Advisory: Provide technical advice and solutions to various technical problems within the discipline, promoting continuous improvement and smarter ways of working.

12. Documentation and Reporting: Maintain accurate documentation, participate in lessons learned sessions, and ensure knowledge sharing within the team.

Desired Candidate Profile:

- Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or relevant field.
- Minimum 15 years of experience in the Oil and Gas industry, with at least 5 years in a similar role, preferably in the UAE or Middle East.
- Experience in gas processing FEED is mandatory.
- Thorough knowledge of mechanical equipment, control systems, and international codes and standards.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Primavera 3.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
- Strong leadership, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities.

Diversity Statement:

We are committed to fostering a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities based on objective criteria without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with relevant governing laws.

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