Senior Lead Mechanical Design Engineer Pressure Vessels

  • Permanent Senior position

  • Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

  • Undisclosed basic salary

  • Job 2229014

  • Posted 27 Jun 2018 by Talent Advance

About the Position

An exciting role for a Senior / Lead Mechanical Design Engineer for a refinery in Durban.
This is a permanent role based in Durban.

Join a dynamic team and further your career working for one of the largest refineries in SA with many new projects approved and planned. Excellent opportunity to see your designs executed and get feedback from the operational environment so can become a well-rounded pressure vessel expert.

Key requirements:

  • Must have a Mechanical Engineering Degree
  • Must have broad mechanical equipment exposure and have in-depth understanding of the practical aspects of disassembling, maintaining and reassembling varied mechanical equipment
  • Must have at least 10 years' experience on petrochemical and industrial mechanical equipment maintenance and projects.
  • Experienced in shutdowns, turn arounds and large multi-disciplined construction projects on refineries and petrochemical facilities.
  • Skilled in managing subcontractors and main contractors and managing contractual issues and experienced in FIDIC, NEC and GCC forms of contract
  • Strong on safety, mechanical maintenance, construction and project planning, craneage studies so that projects are set up for success
  • Strong hands on experience so can provide clear advice on most practical, most efficient and cost effective shutdown and turnaround approaches
  • Able to develop work packages and review tenders and proposals

Key tasks include:

  • Functional accountable for TA (Turnaround) Block Team.
  • Leading the work scope collection process and a significant contributor to scope challenge and selection processes.
  • Developing cost estimates for work for work scope challenge and leading effort for bottoms up detailed estimates. Responsible for spend against budget for a TA block.
  • Supporting the development of contracting strategy for the TA block.
  • Accountable for planning, integration, coordination and field execution of all scope on a TA Block, i.e. maintenance, inspection, plant changes, capital projects and catalyst changes , including material interface management with Shell disciplines and execution contractors.
  • Ensuring delivery of goals and expectations to all contractors prior to TA event, and following through directly with contractor management on actual performance
  • Responsible for development of detailed work packages and execution plan, reviews job estimate plans, bill of materials and work packages of TA planners/schedulers to ensure quality and completeness.
  • Coordinating all optimization modules including TA Assurance reviews and Schedule optimizations.
  • Functional accountable for and directing all field TA and TA related project scope activities for assigned TA Block during (pre) TA execution and accountable for all HSSE, quality, schedule and cost elements of the work.

Desired Skills

  • shutdown
  • turnaround
  • pressure vessels
  • 10 years experience
  • Pr Eng

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