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Mechanical Engineering Group Supervisor 1

Requisition ID:  217548

Position Description:

Career growth opportunities for a mechanical engineer, or other engineering degree with relevant work experience, seeking a technical challenge in a fast-paced environment leading an engineering team executing the mechanical engineering design of an Oil, Gas, and Chemicals project. 


Role Overview:

  • Plans, develops, coordinates, and reviews detailed engineering work outlined herein according to a set engineering design criteria utilizing approved engineering procedures and practices. Performs work that involves conventional engineering practice but may include complex features such as resolving conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials and/or difficult coordination requirements.
  • Leads engineering teams – has engineering direct reports and organizes the team’s work and deliverables to meet project goals; coaches and mentors the direct reports on the team
  • Engineering planning – interprets a supplied project scope and applies applicable industry regulations and codes, standard engineering procedures, and good engineering practices, to develop a schedule, budget, and plan to execute the engineering deliverables and design reviews. Manages engineering schedule and budget to ensure on time deliverables while maintaining schedule and cost performance. Supports the trend program to manage changes.
  • Collects data and interprets engineering progress in order to report current status for project controls purposes.
  • Is responsible to plan and confirm that the engineering team is coordinating the detailed design development of mechanical equipment with other engineering disciplines, client, suppliers, contractors and other groups.
  • Prepares or assists in the preparation of letters to vendors and clients.
  • Prepares or assists in preparation of conceptual studies, designs, reports or proposals.
  • Prepares and/or assists in the preparation of cost estimates, quantity take-offs and staffing requirements for proposals, forecasts and change orders.
  • Maintain good knowledge of Engineering Department Procedures (EDPs), Bechtel design guides, appropriate Bechtel Standard Application Program (BSAPs) and administrative practices.
  • In a supervisory role, be able to check and is competent to provide technical oversight in leading the development of the following deliverables, design reviews and tasks:
    • Mechanical Equipment Specifications, Design Criteria, Mechanical Equipment Datasheets, Material Requisitions for Quote and Purchase, Technical Bid Evaluations
    • Vendor Print Review execution – review vendor drawings to ensure vendor design is in compliance with the technical design criteria on the Purchase Order
    • Technical Lists development – scoping documents such as equipment list
    • When necessary, has the technical competence to independently develop deliverables and conduct design reviews.
    • Communicates complex technical issues and recommends solutions to senior project engineering management.
    • Provide necessary support to P&ID, HAZOP and Model reviews
    • Provide technical support to resolve construction and startup raised questions
  • Uses basic computer programs such as spreadsheets, databases, and word processing
  • Supports the creation of a work environment that fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of mechanical equipment, both static and rotating, in terms of, selection criteria, sizing basis, design calculations, materials
  • Knowledge of mechanical equipment, both static and rotating, in terms of development of project deliverables for Mechanical Engineering discipline.
  • Knowledge and understanding of technical aspects related to mechanical equipment and interfaces with other engineering discipline and construction.
  • Knowledge and understanding of commercial aspects and procurement strategy of mechanical equipment
  • Knowledge of engineering work planning and control methods.
  • Knowledge of related construction practices and the economics involved.
  • Broad knowledge of industry or regulatory codes and standards such as API, ASME, etc.


Additional Information:

  • Applicant must have BSME or equivalent degree.
  • A professional license in an appropriate engineering or scientific discipline, from a recognized licensing board preferred
  • Minimum 15 years relevant experience
  • Preferred Industry Experience: Relevant oil and gas industry experience in multiple types of facilities such as:
    • Ethane Cracking
    • Ethylene facilities
    • Polyethylene (Univation Technology)
    • Acid Gas Removal (UOP, BASF, Huntsman Technologies)
    • LNG (APCI and other MR, CoP, Chart Technologies)
    • Refinery (CDU, VDU, Coker, HTU/ HDS, SRU,FCC, hydrocracker, Sour water stripper, etc.)

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.