Senior Mechanical Vessel Engineer

Recruiter
Westray Recruitment Consultants Ltd
Location
Durham
Posted
21 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
WHAT COMPANY YOU WILL BE WORKING FOR
Westray Recruitment Consultants has an excellent opportunity to join a well-established, experienced and multi-disciplined organisation who undertake global projects. The company delivers comprehensive and value-engineered solutions aimed around large scale vessel and tank storage systems to customers in the hydrocarbon, petrochemical and energy industries.
We are recruiting an experienced Senior Mechanical Vessel Engineer to work on a permanent basis to carry out the design & analysis of largescale vessel and tank holdings. We are ideally seeking candidates with 10 years’ experience in the industry and preferably, Engineers should be Chartered. To clarify this role focuses more on the engineering aspect to the design work, rather than the design work itself.
WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING IN YOUR ROLE?
Within the role of Senior Mechanical Vessel Engineer, you will be required to
* Ensure that the design is carried out in professional manner within the allotted hours
* Carry out engineering analysis, design specification and procedural work as required
* To act as a Lead Engineer on a project as required
* Prepare tenders for the Tank and vessel related work in bids
* Develop labour hours estimates and general support for bids
* Ensure that all relevant procedures are adhered to.
* Flag major technical issues including potential solutions.
* Contribute to the culture of continuous improvement with the Mechanical Section
WHAT EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION?
Within the role of Senior Mechanical Vessel Engineer, the skills required are:
* Degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar
* High competency with AutoCAD and also Smart Plant 3D
* Must have experience of using ANSYS or finite element software packages
* The ability to help prepare mechanical stress analysis, calculations and reports
* The ability to take ownership within projects
* Must be able to display a good knowledge of vessel and tank based engineering solutions
* Working knowledge of material specifications
* Previous experience in design of thermal insulation systems or use of thermal calculations through manual calculations or software tools
* The ability to provide labour estimates for preparing calculations and engineering deliverables. Providing scope as to how these are to be managed during projects
* Experienced with preparing material take off lists based upon design calculations and drawings
* Able to provide structural analysis and design of large structures such as storage tanks
* Proven ability to upgrade systems, processes and engineering solutions
* Knowledge of current tank design codes
* Knowledge of material selection
* Practical experience in the oil, gas or petrochemical industry
* Design experience in ambient/low temperature storage tanks, pressure vessels or heat exchangers
* Experience of FE analysis an advantage
* Experience of design to Eurocodes and API
* Providing site visits and holding design reviews
* Experience of working within a multi-disciplined project environment
* Ability to work on own initiative with minimum supervision
* High analytical skills, Effective written and oral communication skills, Inventive, Practically minded, Analytical, Directing, Convincing, Interactive, Involving, Resolving, Receptive, Organised, Striving, Reliable, Solutions Provider and Interfacing.
WHAT ARE THE FINER DETAILS OF YOUR ROLE?
This is a permanent job role. This is a 40 hour week and the business offers flexible working with core hours centring between 10am-3pm. There is also standard rate overtime with this role
WHAT SALARY PACKAGE YOU WILL BE RECEIVING
This role pays circa £45K per annum. The business provides free parking, flexible working, free tea & coffee facilities, secured work place building access and a supportive team based business environment. The role also comes with 25 days holiday plus statutory rising to 28 days plus stat after 3 years’ service. You can also buy 5 days holiday per annum. The role comes with a competitive pension scheme and also group life insurance cover.
GET IN TOUCH
Please apply for this position and your CV will go direct to our Engineering Manager Tony Hutchinson who is leading the search

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