Senior Engineer - Mechanical (Heat Transfer)

Requisition ID: 271152 

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family 
  • Telework Type: Part-Time Telework 
  • Work Location: Various Permanent Bechtel Office Locations 

Company Overview:

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.
Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.
We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy, and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.


Bechtel India is a global operation that supports execution of projects and services around the world. Working seamlessly with business line home offices, project sites, customer organizations and suppliers, our teams have delivered more than 125 projects since our inception in 1994.

Our offices in Gurgaon, Vadodara and Chennai will grow significantly and sustainably with exciting career opportunities for both professionals and young graduates who are passionate about creating a cleaner, greener, and safer world; building transformational infrastructure; making decarbonization a reality; and protecting people and the environment.


Position Summary:

The Mechanical Engineering team is increasing capabilities to support projects in the Energy and other business units of Bechtel Global. There is a vacancy in the Vadodara/ Gurgaon office for professional with experience in Thermal & Mechanical Design S&T Exchangers and Air Coolers. Engineer, qualified to degree level with minimum of 11 years’ industrial experience is required for this position. Candidate should have worked for execution of Basic/Conceptual Engineering, FEED, EPCM, EPC modes of execution for Indian and International projects. 


The Mechanical Engineer will report to the GL/APE/PEM and duties will include the following:

  • Review of Process package for completeness of Process and Mechanical related data
  • Review of PFDs, PIDs, MSDs, Data sheets. Commenting/review on the same for completeness
  • Review of specifications and documentation from Licensor / Client / PMC
  • Develop technical specifications for Equipment/Package
  • Interaction with Global office / Home office (abroad)
  • Participating in IDC process. Interaction with Engineering disciplines, Clients / PMC, Bidders / Vendors
  • Design, MTO estimation, preparation of MRQs. Review of Quotes, assessing deviations, raising of TQs, TBEs, MRPs
  • Review of VPs ((General Arrangement, Calculation, Detail drawings, API Datasheets, Procedures etc.)
  • Support project/proposal activities
  • Implement/Capture Lesson Learnt
  • Resolving Vendor/Site queries. Interaction with Inspection Agencies, Expeditors, other agencies for delivery of Equipment/Packages
  • Providing Inputs/Review for Progress reporting
  • Handling team issues
  • Supporting the project through construction and commissioning phases
  • Experience in detailed engineering for working on EPC/EPCM, FEED and other modes of project execution


Specific capabilities required for the role include experience in:

  • Thermal and Mechanical design for various S&T Exchangers, Air coolers of Oil & Gas, Refinery and Petrochemical plants.
  • High proficiency in one with moderate proficiency in other (Mechanical and Thermal design) is acceptable.      
  • Ability to quickly provide data for carrying out preliminary detailing / estimation by Mechanical and other Engineering disciplines.
  • Understand various types of materials to be used for different services and review of vendor proposed materials, analyse deviations sought and respond timely.
  • Knowledge of Design using Codes & Standards – TEMA, API 661. ASME Section VIII Div. 1 and other supporting sections of ASME 
  • Knowledge of industry / regulatory codes and standards like API, ASME, ANSI, AISC, BS, BIS, OISD, Licensor & Client specifications 
  • Familiarity with HAZOP, SIL reviews, model reviews.
  • Trouble shooting, association with resolution of Client and site queries.
  • Knowledge of engineering work planning and schedules, related construction practices
  • Knowledge & assessment of Suppliers capabilities
  • Ability to coordinate work with other engineering disciplines and other stake holders including other offices.
  • Broad working knowledge of the principles and practices of executing large projects
  • Good oral as well as written communication skills are essential


Experience: 11+ years


Education required (minimum):

  • Degree in Mechanical / Chemical Engineering from an accredited college or university. 
  • Candidate will also be required to:
  • Plan and conduct independent work within the India Execution Unit, using sound judgment in the evaluation, selection, application and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.
  • Participate in Value Engineering, design and cost optimization.
  • Coordinate technical issues with other departments on projects including constructability requirements and reviews.
  • Review and develop standard documentation for use on projects
  • Training of Engineers
  • Travel to support activities at construction sites, supplier’s works or in other engineering offices.
  • Candidate to mention valid visa available including detail of Type, expiry date. Denial of USA visa earlier at any stage need to be indicated. 


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.

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