Lead Design Engineer I – Mechanical


About this role: Lead Design Engineer I – Mechanical

Our Client, one of the largest PMC is currently recruiting for Lead Design Engineer I - Mechanical for their long-term PMC Contract under the major projects based in Kuwait. Candidates with PMC experience in oil and gas projects / EPC / consulting organization, with a good knowledge of international codes and standards, can apply for these roles.

Primary objective:

  • To ensure mechanical equipment design integrity whilst leading the mechanical equipment engineering group on specific projects;
  • To provide specialist rotating equipment input to conceptual studies, FEEDs and detailed design for oil & gas developments.

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Ensure that design is fully compliant with Project Specification and client, international and local standards;
  • Preparation of specifications for, and evaluation of, rotating equipment packages;
  • Perform engineering design as required;
  • Duties will include conceptual design and specification of rotating and packaged equipment and review of EPC’s detailed designs, technical bid evaluation and vendor documentation;
  • Allocate work to team members. Ensure that within assigned team, personnel work within their competencies and with appropriate supervision;
  • Quality Assurance – Responsible for working within the provisions and guidelines of the Quality Assurance system relevant to the Oil & Gas Business Unit;
  • Safety – Responsible for personal safety safe working practices for the Oil & Gas Business Unit. Understand and follow OH&S procedures;
  • Ensure that conceptual and detail design work is appropriate for the complexity of the construction tasks and achieving a good balance between design costs and implementation costs;
  • Evidence of feedback from supervisors and/or superintendents that constructability issues are addressed adequately in design and that work packs contain sufficient detail with no unnecessary content;
  • Conduct site investigations, prepare reports.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Hands on experience with large gas turbine driven compressors, pumps, generators packages is mandatory. Experience of other packaged equipment is desirable;
  • Experience with the development of layouts for new facilities;
  • Experienced in the specification for, evaluation of and documentation for rotating equipment packages in a PMC environment would be advantageous;
  • Ability to work in accordance with broad technical guidelines and with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to work on multiple assignments to tight deadlines and prioritisation of work to achieve them.


Mandatory Requirements:

  • Engineering Degree in a relevant discipline;
  • Minimum 15 years of total post graduation experience;
  • Minimum 10 years mechanical design experience in the Oil & Gas environment;
  • Minimum 5 years in the stated designation;
  • Minimum 1 year experience with the company in the similar position;
  • Minimum of 3 years in automation software for the specialty.

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  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Wasim Hassan is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

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Wasim Hassan
Brunel Energy Kuwait