Burns & McDonnell Staff Mechanical Engineer - Oil, Gas & Chemical (Houston) in Houston, Texas
The Burns & McDonnell's Oil Gas Chemical Global Practice in Houston, TX is hiring a Staff Mechanical Engineer to support projects in a variety of industry sectors, including the strategic areas of renewable fuels and carbon capture/reduction.
Primary responsibilities include the application, design (thermal and mechanical), specification, bid and purchase of fired heaters, steam boilers, incinerators, thermal oxidizers, flare systems and other similar fired equipment/packaged systems.
Prepare technical specifications, requisitions, technical bid evaluation, vendor drawing review, act as a responsible engineer through project closeout.
Drive the interface with multiple disciplines and client to meet project design requirements.
Demonstrate an interest in supporting the installation and troubleshooting fired equipment and auxiliary systems (e.x. Burner Management Systems), and be willing to provide pre-commissioning & start-up support as required. Plan, schedule, conduct and coordinate work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, adaptation and modification of standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.
Performs work which involves conventional engineering practices, and may involve a variety of complex features.
Responsible for supplier coordination, and coordination with inspectors.
Reviews and approves design drawings, vendor data and documentation and associated workflow management. Participates in PHA’s, and reviews of PFDs , P&IDs.
Participates in preparation of design guides, guide specifications and support proposals.
Monitors subcontracted technical services activities.
Provides input to estimates, proposals, scheduling, manpower planning, etc.
Conducts field trips to existing plants to gather operating data and equipment information
May coordinate departmental and divisional project studies and report preparation assignments.
Organize & attend FAT’s, develop installation work packages.
Mentoring provided by senior personnel
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program.
Or Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or related Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.
Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering may be substituted for 1 year experience.
3 years of mechanical engineering experience, consulting preferred.
Successful completion (i.e. passing) FE or EIT preferred.
Candidate must be interested in a career in fired equipment and similar packaged systems.
This position requires a competent individual capable of successfully solving difficult problems that require adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria.
Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
Familiarity with design codes and standards such API-520/530/536/538/556/560/673, ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Codes, and NFPA-85, PIP.
Prior fired equipment or packaged systems/operations or maintenance/reliability experience is considered a plus.
Travel<25% (Must be willing to take occasional field assignments that may last 2 to 4 months)
Job Mechanical Engineering
Primary Location US-TX-Houston
Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time
Req ID: 211352