Principal Mechanical Engineer
JOB TITLE: Principal Mechanical Engineer
EMPLOYER: Rapid Solutions DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-10 LAST UPDATED: N/A DEADLINE: 2020-03-11

Principal Mechanical Engineer

The Principal Mechanical engineer shall have the ability to lead mechanical designers and mechanical engineers whilst designing Oil and Gas process plant and ensuring the design is in accordance with ASME codes of practice and engineering specifications.

• Experienced in managing a team of Engineers and Designers.
• Experience in working with large multinational oil and gas companies
• Coordination and implementation of engineering activities.
• Coordination and implementation of all mechanical equipment design and engineering activities.
• Develop positive client and project relationships.
• Excellent time management skills and the ability to work autonomously


• Substantial experience in the Oil & Gas industry and/or Petrochemical Industry.
• Proven leadership experience and has the ability to work without supervision.
• Design and fabrication experience with ASME VIII Div.1 and Div. 2 pressure vessel, column and heat exchanger and has preferably used PV Elite and Nozzle pro software.
• Design fabrication and construction experience with API 650, API 653 fixed and floating roof large storage tanks including limit state analysis of roof structures. Experience in checking fabrication drawings
• Familiar with API 579 fitness for purpose calculation of static equipment and piping.
• Has good understanding in specifying, sizing and the procurement and installation of the following gas compressors; API 617 Centrifugal, API 618 Reciprocating, and API 619 Screw compressors.
• Experience with sizing, specify the following gas compressor mechanical drives and ancillaries; API 616 Gas turbines, HV and LV motors, API 613 speed reducing gearboxes and API 614 dry gas seal systems.
• Experience with sizing, specify, procurement and installation of API 610 liquid pumps and the associated API 682 mechanical seals systems
• Demonstrate understanding of static and rotating equipment design and operation.
• Has experience in carrying out conceptual design and multi criteria analysis of competing mechanical packages and rotating equipment
• Has experience in carrying out technical bid analysis of mechanical equipment, piping and valves with further vendor clarifications reports.
• Understand asset management principles and machinery condition monitoring systems
• Have experience in discipline specific databases and be able to make efficient use of word processing and spreadsheet software such as Microsoft Office Word and Excel,
• Knowledge of AIV and FIV calculations and assessments.
• Experience with static finite element analysis (FEA) software for designs not covered by code rules.
• Working knowledge of AIV and FIV calculations and assessments.

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