Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Mechanical Engineer with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry.

Saudi Aramco has selected Wood to develop a FEED for a mega program in the Onshore Eastern Province surrounding Tanajib, Safaniyah and Ju’aymah in Saudi Arabia. The increased crude and gas production will demand the initial expansion of an onshore GOSP (gas oil separation plant) at Tanajib, a Greenfield 2.5bnscf (billion standard cubic feet) gas plant, together with NGL (natural gas liquid) expansion at Wasit. This will all be supported by a new cogeneration power plant expected to generate 750 Mw (megawatts) for both onshore and offshore compression, together with power for onshore utilities.

  • Responsible for overall technical management / co-ordination on orders for rotating equipment, Piping units including technical management / co-ordination with other engineering disciplines
  • Complete responsibility for Static Equipment issues and deliverables on projects at all stages of the design process. While the primary focus will be on Static equipment, the successful candidate will be a well-rounded Mechanical Engineer with an ability to adapt and handle various mechanical equipment types, such as rotating / package equipment, as workload dictates
  • Prepare design calculations for new pressure vessels and heat exchangers using PV Elite
  • Re-rate reports and calculations for existing vessels and exchangers
  • Prepare Equipment Technical Specifications / Material Requisitions, such as Mechanical Specification and Mechanical Data Sheet
  • Conduct technical evaluation / clarification of pressure vessel and heat exchanger vendor bids, plus the technical bid evaluation reports to support order placement
  • Provide project technical support and be familiar with risk assessments, design reviews, constructability and HAZOPs
  • Review / comment of vendor documentation
  • Manage vendors in conjunction with procurement engineer
  • Liaise with multi-discipline project team, client, PMC and vendors

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Detailed knowledge and proven application in all aspects of Mechanical and Piping
  • Interface with other Engineering disciplines in the development of Static Equipment and piping systems
  • Have a proven track record in PDS or a similar CAD software package
  • Keep abreast of latest technology for Mechanical / Static Equipment / Piping
  • Keep aware of Aramco Codes and specifications
  • Previous Experience with Aramco Projects or in GCC projects