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Pressure Vessel Engineer

Requisition ID: 262501 

  •  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

This role is responsible for many tasks including Planning, coordinating or preparing equipment or work specifications, material requisition, bid evaluations and award recommendations for pressure vessels. 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. identify specific industry and technology experience such as LNG (APCI / Conoco Philips / Chart), Refining/Coker, Petrochemical (Cracker, Polyethylene, Polypropylene, PVC, VCM, PTA, PET), Gas Processing, Renewable energy, etc. identify specific pressure vessel services they have been responsible for such as drums, vessels, columns, column internals, filters and coalescers, storage tanks, reactors etc. and be able to demonstrate experience specifying, evaluating bids and reviewing vendor drawings for such equipment. Communicates complex technical issues and recommends solutions to project management. Actively participate and contribute to code/standards committees (ASME, API, etc.). Mentor junior mechanical engineers handling Pressure Vessels.

 

Typical Responsibilities 

  • Plans, schedules, conducts, 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.
  • Performs work using Bechtel Standard Application Programs (BSAPs)
  • Facilitates technical discussions with third parties (client, suppliers, regulators).
  • Reviews/analyses bids and makes technical recommendations.
  • 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.

 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Applicant must have BSME or equivalent degree.
  • Pressure Vessel experience in Oil and Gas industry. EPC experience is a plus.
  • Must be proficient with COMPRESS/PV-Elite software to design Pressure Vessels and review vendor designs independently. Experience with cryogenic equipment is a plus.
  • Thorough knowledge of ASME codes, API standards and NBIC regulations, such as ASME Section VIII Div1 & 2 codes, API 650/620, API 579 and other industry codes and standards typically used in Pressure Vessel design. Knowledge of US local regulations (CFR, etc.) is a plus.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of precedents in the discipline and of principles and practices of related disciplines.
  • Thorough understanding of Engineering planning and control methods.
  • Skilled in oral and written communication. Able to work in project groups with shared-work teams globally, to progress project designs.
  • Able to troubleshoot issues in a field or job site setting confidently, and to provide instruction on how to resolve issues identified.
  • Experience in writing equipment design specifications for Pressure Vessels, Column internals and Storage Tanks.

 

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