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Rotating Equipment Engineer

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Location: Houston, Texas, USA
Duration: Contract
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  • Provide technical support to Rotating Machinery Engineering activities.
  • Advise on use of standards, practices and design guidelines.
  • Ensure the Rotating Machinery Equipment design meets the agreed standards and functional requirements.
  • Manage technical support provided by global facilities hardware, global rotating equipment and third party consultants.
  • Ensure that decisions and lessons learned during earlier phases are .communicated and integrated into the design, and where appropriate into construction and commissioning activities.
  • Ensure appropriate input from Operations to build in the level of operability and reliability to meet production targets.
  • Liaise with Procurement and supply chain to ensure timely input of technical information for all relevant packages.
  • Provide construction interface and respond to technical/construction queries.
  • Monitor Engineering Contractor design effort in specialist discipline areas and endorse design documents.
  • Review of Engineering Contractor scopes of work and man-hour estimates for specialist discipline activities as required.
  • Input into procurement strategies and supply and demand analyses for equipment/material related to specialist discipline.
  • Approval of design Deviation Requests and Concession Requests relating to the disposition of Deviations requested by suppliers or contractors.
  • Represent company at supplier meetings, equipment witness and factory acceptance tests.
  • Monitor, challenge and approve static mechanical related design changes and Engineering Change Requests
  • Facilitate and expedite Engineering Contractor deliverables and monitor their associated quality.
  • Maintain link with Mechanical SETAs and TAs and ensure effective transfer of lessons learned/technical integrity issues to and from the Projects.
  • Technical risk management and mitigation
  • Maintains a working knowledge of all relevant codes, standards, and regulations that pertain to rotating equipment
  • Ensure engineering quality is delivered
  • Provides input to the engineering content of key project documents (SOR, BOD, PEP etc.).
  • Develops discipline relevant 2 and 3 decision papers specifically related to rotating equipment.
  • Supports Lead Mechanical Engineer.


  • S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related Engineering discipline. Chartership / PE status is required.
  • Minimum of 10 years of mechanical engineering related experience.
  • Knowledge of all relevant oil and gas industry codes, standards and regulations associated with mechanical engineering.
  • Knowledge of internal BP engineering criteria, standards and technical practices.
  • Knowledge of mechanical design engineering principles for rotating equipment like compressors, turbines and pumps.
  • Effective in working within a multi-discipline team setting with multiple demands and priorities: experience in working with construction and/or operations is desirable.
  • Demonstrated safety focus with a commitment to continuous improvement in HSSE performance.
  • Excellent with self-motivation and self-direction with limited guidance.
  • Knowledge of the Engineering Guide, Brownfield Guide and toolkit, Project Management Guide, MPcp v4 and Personal Safety Practice.

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