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Mechanical Project Engineer


Due to an exciting period of growth which is seeing an increase in project wins, our client has an excellent opportunity for a Mechanical Project Engineer to join the team at their Clients Manufacturing facility in Grangemouth.

  • The role is within the Design Team which is made up of Client and company staff to carry out multi discipline design on various projects. There is a separate team undertaking the Mechanical and Electrical Construction work on site which you will be expected to liaise with.

You will be joining a business that invests in it’s people. You will be given a Personal Development Plan, including training and further education along with more responsibility. At the same time, you will be part of the global engineering organisation, which is a 5,000 strong community that can give you wider opportunities and the possibility to work abroad.

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Working closely alongside design engineers and designers of varying disciplines, as well as with various other Client project stakeholders such as
    • Plant Duty holders
    • Production
    • Process Engineering
    • Integrity
    • Construction & Planning
  • The main objective of the role is the safe delivery of various projects on behalf of the Client.
  • Projects are generally driven by H&S requirements, obsolescence, efficiency or capacity reasons.
  • Projects generally range in value from £50k - £2.5m, and you’ll be expected to manage a portfolio of projects simultaneously taking these from definition design to detailed design, construction and project close out.

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Delivering multi-discipline engineering projects throughout their entire lifecycle covering option development and evaluation, definition, estimating, design, procurement, construction, commissioning and handover.
  • Co-ordinating different disciplines and project stakeholders to deliver on time, within budget and to the required quality to meet the needs of the Plant.
  • Knowledge and experience of mechanical areas such as piping (to ASME B31.3), rotating equipment, valves, pressure vessels and atmospheric tanks, heat exchangers, solids loading & powder handling systems (desired).
  • Awareness (essential) of and/or some knowledge and experience (desired) of specialist areas such as pipe stress analysis through CAESAR software and vessel analysis through FINGLOW or PV Elite software.
  • Awareness of relief streams.
  • Awareness (essential) of and/or knowledge and experience (desired) of specialist areas such as Mechanical ATEX, PED, PER, PSSR etc.
  • Sound knowledge on engineering materials.
  • Sound understanding of PIDs and isometric piping drawings
  • Site surveys and condition assessments.
  • Mechanical equipment sizing, specification and selection. Including vendor data & drawing reviews and approvals and attendance of Factory Acceptance Tests (FATs).
  • Knowledge and experience of embedding H&S compliance within projects through CDM, HAZOPs, DSEAR, PSSR and PER regulations.
  • Leading development of and review/approval of mechanical work packages such as engineering drawings (piping isometrics, P&ID’s and layout drawings) and schedules and Bills of Materials to issue onto the construction team (‘Site Instructions’).
  • Awareness (essential) of and/or knowledge and experience (desired) of areas such as estimating, producing business cases for projects, resourcing, procurement and tender analysis programming and project cost tracking.
  • Experience of Site H&S requirements, Code of conduct and sound ethics as required by Professional bodies and employers.
  • IT proficiency in word, excel and outlook.
  • Experience within a client facing role and/or chemical manufacturing environment (desired).
  • Familiarity with laser scanning and 3D modelling and other relevant innovative technologies within a design environment (for example Navisworks, desired).
  • Familiarity with registered equipment inspection and plant integrity requirements.
  • Value engineering.

Education / Qualifications / Experience:

  • Technical education to degree level or suitable experience in specialist mechanical subject
  • Member of an appropriate professional body (desired)
  • Experience in chemical or oil and gas industry preferred, good experience with fluid handling equipment

If you’re looking for a new opportunity and have the skills set that our client is looking for, apply with your current CV today and a member of the Millbank team will be in touch.

Millbank is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons.

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