Head of Mechanical Engineer


About this role: Head of Mechanical Engineer

About this role: Head of Mechanical Engineer

  • Accountable for ensuring execution of work is technically aligned and in compliance with company Operations, Policies, Standards of Business Conduct and company Project Management System (PMS);
  • Perform a cold eyes review of key mechanical FEED deliverables;
  • During the ITT phase, provide technical information/clarifications requested by the bidders;
  • Leads mechanical engineering design and planning activities and ensures EPC contractor develops detailed design in accordance with local regulatory requirements, industry standards, project specifications and any approved variations;
  • Resolve mechanical discipline issues to ensure engineering design addresses NFS Project’s expectations and objectives. Communicate and elevate issues before they escalate to Project Management when necessary;
  • Review technical aspects of mechanical equipment purchase orders with EPC Contractor and vendors in accordance with the roles and responsibilities stated in applicable contract(s) to ensure safe and seamless integration of new mechanical equipment into the existing operating facilities (when applicable);
  • Assess discipline plans and work schedules to ensure effective completion of project activities and provide data (narrative, charts, graphs), change management recommendations and recovery plans to address any schedule delays;
  • Develop, update and amend design / project philosophies, specifications and procedures ensuring that all references to Mechanical Engineering are current and relevant;
  • Monitor and provide guidance to EPC Contractor to ensure key discipline deliverables, progress/milestones are met. Recommend additional technical support where necessary to address gaps;
  • Coordinate and analyse discipline issues for resolution. Provide Mechanical Engineering input to other engineering disciplines, construction, procurement etc as necessary. Support commissioning, start-up and system completing activities and make appropriate recommendations to management on Mechanical matters;
  • Plan and schedule Mechanical Engineering deliverables to enable efficient execution in meeting project milestones/schedule;
  • Leads Mechanical interface coordination with NFS offshore, RLIC, or any third party, as required, during the NFS ITT and EPC phases;
  • Contribute to Safety analysis studies and provide the required input to support project management in key decisions making. Participate in sharing lessons learned, together with capturing current lessons learned to benefit future projects.



  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering equivalent;
  • 15 years’ experience of Mechanical Engineering, preferably in a major LNG Project. Broad knowledge of engineering execution including design standards, specifications, codes, safety criteria, onshore LNG facilities and utility systems design, construction and operations;
  • Requires demonstrated broad Mechanical equipment and systems experience (large pressure vessels, echangers (including cryogenic), columns, large storage tanks;
  • Excellent written and oral English skills;
  • Strong organisational, planning and coordination skills;
  • Strong technical, prioritisation and management skills;
  • Good communication, influencing and interface skills;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs, etc.

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Brunel Energy Qatar Doha

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