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Amec Foster Wheeler Senior / Principal Mechanical Engineer (Rotating) - Expression of Interest (Expatriate) in Atyrau, Kazakhstan

Wood KSS is looking for an expression of interest from a Senior / Principal Mechanical [Rotating Equipment] Engineer (Expatriate) with proven experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry to join our Operations business on a 6 weeks on / 2 weeks off rotation, based in Atyrau, Kazakhstan. This role will be an initial 12 month contract commencing August/September 2023.

Wood “Operations” delivers brownfields engineering, procurement, construction, optimisation and technical services to the Oil & Gas industry and enjoys long-term partnerships with some of the region’s most prominent producers.

Reporting to the Mechanical Manager / Lead Engineer, you will you will provide timely delivery of reports, presentations, drawings, calculations and data-sheets across concept identification and selection, FEED, Detailed Design, commissioning & start-up. Working collaboratively with multi-discipline engineering teams and the client you will support them in making appropriate technical decisions for the project.

Role modelling Wood’s vision, values, and behaviours including promoting safe working practices at all times, you will contribute to the delivery of engineering excellence through:

  • Producing deliverables in accordance with the work budget and schedule

  • Setting clear technical direction for any assigned direct reports on the project

  • Standing in as deputy for the Lead Mechanical Engineer for specified periods of absence, where required

  • Communicating with clients, presenting results, proposals and ideas

  • Understanding the needs and perspectives of the client

  • Keeping your Lead Mechanical Engineer apprised of project activities

  • Developing less experienced Engineers

  • Commitment to continuous improvement of existing practices and tools and initiate improvement processes.

At Wood you will join an inclusive and diverse global community of inquisitive minds and recognised industry innovators, partnering to create new possibilities.

As part of the regional requirements for obtaining work permits, you must hold a relevant degree qualification in Mechanical Engineering.

Suitably qualified in Mechanical Engineering from a recognised institution, ideally you will have proven and relevant experience in the in the oil and gas petrochemical industry working within the engineering EPCM sector.

In addition, you will have:

  • Proven design engineering related experience within the Oil & Gas production industry

  • An ability to apply the relevant technical practices, codes and standards appropriate to Mechanical Engineering discipline

  • In-depth technical knowledge of rotating equipment technology - design and operation

  • Experience managing risk during the design process consistent with safety, technical and commercial requirements

  • Well-developed computer skills and knowledge of MS Office applications, spreadsheets and commercial engineering programs

  • Extensive design and knowledge of applicable codes and standards (both international and Australian)

  • Exposure to leading small teams of Engineers

  • Capable and willing to undertake site visits (onshore or offshore).

  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) with experience in working in multi-disciplined and culturally diverse teams

  • A “solutions mindset” and be able to manage varying tasks with changing and competing priorities

What will set you apart will be your proven your expertise in Rotating Equipment Technology AND FEED and greenfields gas processing facility experience working in a similar role.

It takes an inclusive and diverse global community of inquisitive minds to unlock solutions to tomorrows most critical challenges.

If you are Senior / Principal Mechanical Engineer and looking for your next project in the Oil & Gas industry apply today!

Shortlisting will commence immediately.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people. www.woodplc.com

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Published Position Title: Senior / Principal Mechanical Engineer (Rotating) - Expression of Interest (Expatriate)

Requisition ID: 2023-126967

Name: Fixed Term

External Company Name: Wood Plc

External Company URL: http://www.woodplc.com/