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Heat Transfer Engineer

Requisition ID: 262539 

  •  Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: Part-Time Telework 
  • Work Location: London-Park 

In today’s competitive job market, we know you have your choice of companies in the UK and around the world. Your unique personality, skills, and experience are in demand.

To be motivated and empowered to do your best work, you want a company that provides you with a meaningful career—one that makes you feel that you belong to something greater and have the opportunity and flexibility to grow, succeed, and make a difference.

With so many available options, why choose Bechtel?

At Bechtel, we know that people like you deliver our customers’ projects—projects with a purpose that create a lasting positive legacy in the communities where we live and work.

Just as we are committed to helping our customers achieve their visions, we are committed to offering the best people in the industry—people like you—with rewarding, challenging, and flexible long-term careers.

People like you are needed on projects that create jobs and grow economies; improve the resiliency of  the world's infrastructure; connect communities to resources and opportunities; get us closer to net zero; tackle critical environmental challenges to protect people and the planet; and accelerate progress to make the world a cleaner, greener, safer place.

When you join Bechtel, you will be a key part of the diverse team delivering these world-changing projects. As a resilient, well-established employer, we are currently seeking long-term career professionals. When joining Bechtel, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of Energy and Oil and Gas projects from studies to FEEDs and full EPC's from our London Energy hub based in Park Royal.

You will bring your experience and expertise to the role while working within the customer’s organisation as part of an integrated team. As part of this team, you will commit to supporting the client’s goals while promoting our values of fairness, diversity, inclusion, trust, and collaboration guided by our Vision, Values and Covenants


What we offer

At Bechtel we offer a competitive salary package with the opportunity for flexible working to achieve greater work-life balance. Employee wellbeing is at the center of our business and Bechtel is committed to offering you the benefits and resources to live healthy lives. We can offer:

  • Flexible Working

  • Private Medical Coverage

  • Life Insurance Program

  • Pension Scheme

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Long Term Disability Scheme


Position Summary

Bechtel is looking for a heat transfer equipment engineer who has experiance in one of the folloing, LNG, Petrochemicals, Renewable energy,Regining/coker and a familiarity with a range of exchanger types. Applicants should also be familuar with ASME codes, TEMA and API standards. The position has a range of key responsibilities which include, Reviews/analyse bids and makes technical recommendations. Planning, scheduleing, conducting, and coordinates detailed phases of engineering work for a global business unit usually in one discipline in a project or staff group.  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.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Performs work using Bechtel Standard Application Programs (BSAPs)

  • Plans, coordinates or prepares equipment or work specifications, material requisition, bid evaluations and award recommendations for heat transfer equipment.

  • Coordinates Engineering efforts in assigned areas between specialty and other engineering groups or disciplines, with the client, suppliers, and contractors and between other groups.

  • Assumes a lead technical role over other engineers or project subgroups for completing specific tasks.

  • Communicates complex technical issues and recommends solutions to project management.

  • Facilitates technical discussions with third parties (client, suppliers, regulators).

  • Conducts reviews of vendor drawings, calculations and other documentation.

  • Works on conceptual studies, designs, reports or proposals.

  • Prepares cost estimates, quantity take-offs and staffing requirements for proposals, forecasts and change orders.

  • Reviews and checks work of subordinate engineers.

  • Supports the creation of a work environment that fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.

  • Actively participate and contribute to code/standards committees (ASME, API, HTRI etc.).

  • Able to mentor junior mechanical engineers handling heat transfer equipment.


Skills and Qualifications

  • Applicant must have BSME/BSChE or equivalent degree.

  • Heat Transfer experience in Oil and Gas industry. 

  • Must be proficient with HTRI program to design/rate shell and tube heat exchangers and air cooler and independently perform thermal and mechanical design. Experience with cryogenic exchangers and familiarity with plate-fin exchangers and cold boxes is a plus.

  • Proficient in making exchanger selection (i.e. shell and tube heat exchangers, air coolers, plate type exchangers, electric heaters, hair pin exchangers, etc.) for various services, in evaluating bids and reviewing vendor drawings for such equipment.

  • Applicant should also be able to identify specific industry and technology experience such as LNG (APCI / Conoco Philips / Chart / Shell), Refining/Coker, Petrochemical (Cracker, Polyethylene, Polypropylene, PVC, VCM, PTA, PET), Gas Processing, Renewable energy, etc.

  • Through knowledge of ASME codes, TEMA, ALPEMA and API standards.

  • Knowledge of systems, calculations, equipment, applications of methods, plant layout, materials, and computers for preparation of analyses and development of project deliverables within the discipline.

  • Thorough knowledge of discipline engineering techniques, the design of engineered systems, and engineering and design calculations.

  • Proficient knowledge of the application of Engineering to plant constructability as applied to construction methods and materials.

  • Thorough understanding of the roles played by other departments on projects including construction practices and the economics involved.

  • Thorough understanding of Engineering planning and control methods.

  • Experience in writing equipment design specifications for heat transfer equipment.

  • Able to troubleshoot issues in a field or job site setting confidently, and to provide instruction on how to resolve issues identified.

  • Knowledge of precedents in the discipline and of principles and practices of related disciplines.


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; Energy; 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 and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.