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Petrofac is currently looking to recruit a Principal Mechanical Engineer for a 12-month fixed term contract based in Aberdeen, UK.

What we do

Petrofac is a leading international service provider to the oil and gas production and processing industry. We design, build, operate and maintain oil and gas facilities, which we deliver through a range of flexible and innovative commercial models that can be aligned to an individual client, project or asset. We have a diverse client portfolio which includes many of the world’s leading integrated, independent and national oil and gas companies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Resolve technical queries and ensure the resolution is satisfactory and ensure that all design changes are captured by the change control process
  • To be able to conduct site surveys
  • To be able to produce calculations required for the role and participate in design reviews and check and approve discipline documents also to check interdisciplinary documents where necessary
  • Producing documentation deliverables for inclusion in workpacks, and or, design books on time to meet project deadlines for assigned packages and scopes of work.
  • Responsible to a lead engineer for a number of other engineering personnel to ensure workscope delivery and ensure the technical quality of work discipline team assigned to the scope of work; to be able to demonstrate competence in the role.
  • Provide input to project planning as part of the project team for achieving the target and completion within the budget and schedule; ensuring that all engineering work is carried out in accordance with Asset priorities and schedules as set out in the project plan.
  • Plan, budget and coordinate resources, contribute to the development of plans, schedules and estimates for the individual workscopes. Preparation of engineering and construction scope for both man-hours and equipment estimates where necessary.
  • Review and report job progress and cost reports regarding engineering activities
  • Identification of increase or reduction in scope and assist in raising the necessary support documents for Project Control Purposes
  • Liaise with other disciplines in the execution of the work.

  • Essential Skills:

  • Engineering degree in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Chartered Engineer with sufficient post-graduate experience
  • Previous supervisory experience

  • Equal Opportunities

    We recruit, reward and develop our people based on merit regardless of race, nationality, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status or disability. We value our people and treat everyone who works for or with Petrofac fairly and without discrimination.

    If you are selected as a potential candidate, we will be in touch.


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