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Senior Engineer

Requisition ID:  248953

Requisition Posting End Date: 05/31/2022

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.


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 office for professional with experience in Thermal & Mechanical Design of Fired Heaters. Engineer, qualified to degree level with minimum of twelve 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, analyzing 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 Fired Heaters & Reformers of Oil & Gas, Refinery and Petrochemical plants. High proficiency in one with moderate proficiency in other (Mechanical and Thermal design) is acceptable.
  • Selection, conceptual/basic, detail engineering for Fired heaters and Reformers.
  • Knowledge of Fired Heater associated equipment like Burners, Air Preheater, FD/ID Fans, Damper / SOB etc.
  • Ability to interpret & review vendor process, APH & firing P&IDs.
  • Review of APH layout and structure design. Knowledge and experience on STAAD analysis and review will be an added advantage.
  • Hands on experience on manual calculations and working on software FRCN-5PC or equivalent. 
  • Knowledge for different Process Licenser specific design requirements and construction features
  • Ability to optimize size and design and overall configuration of the Heater / Reformer Package. 
  • Drawing overall scope of work and supply, package boundaries, interfaces, inputs from/to EPC Contractor, Package supplier documentation. Aware of scope of other Engineering disciplines.
  • Knowledge and experience in other equipment like Thermal Oxidizer / Incinerator, SCR/SNCR, Flares, Waste Heat Boiler, HRSG & Package Boiler will be an added advantage.
  • 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 - API 530, API 535, API 560, 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: 10 to 15 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 Vadodara Execution Unit, using sound judgment in the evaluation, selection, application and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.
  • Ensure project/proposal activities are carried with sound engineering practices and of desired quality within schedule and cost.
  • Interact with Global offices, execute work on workshare mode.
  • 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.
  • The Mechanical Engineer will work as part of Global Bechtel team and should have basic flair for working with personnel of different nationalities. Should have a good proficiency for spoken and written English language. Willing to travel to International offices and sites on business trips/assignments.
  • Candidate to mention their experience in Refinery/Petrochemical units, Off-sites and Utilities, indicating details of Equipment/Packages dealt with and extent of Engineering/involvement by self.
  • 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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