Mechanical/ Piping Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Omar Modalal

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:


MSELECT is looking for a Mechanical/ Piping Engineer  for a well-known international oil and gas operator in Basra. Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years relevant experience in mechanical engineering with 5 years’ experience oil & gas operations and engineering. Fluency in English is a must.


Job summary

The Mechanical/ Piping Engineer shall report to M&E Lead Mechanical Engineer and will be an integral member of a multi-discipline engineering team to support Operations and Maintenance.


Duties and responsibilities:

  • Execute various Management of Change (M.O.C) operational based work scopes
  • Participate in various project design reviews.  Working closely with operations personnel (e.g., Operations and Maintenance Advisors, Area Engineers, Site Engineers and HSE personnel) to define key aspects of mechanical design
  • Carry out site surveys, preparation of Scope of Requirements, Scope of Work, Work packs, tender documents and specifications for in-house and third-party engineered modifications
  • Review and approve in-house and third-party engineering deliverables
  • Provide technical support, as necessary, to all Departments, including; Operations, Maintenance, Projects and Construction on all mechanical technical issues arising
  • Manpower estimation, work planning, progress monitoring and budget control, to support on-going projects and modifications
  • Mechanical inputs to support Key Performance Indicators including safety audits, Safety Observations, Risk assessments, incident investigations etc
  • Provide procurement engineering support for material requisition development, bid evaluations and supplier documentation reviews
  • Support Integrity Management with engineering solutions for equipment repairs and modifications


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Candidate to demonstrate familiarity with all relevant industry codes, standards and practices (API, ASME, ISO), for piping, pipeline, valves, static equipment and rotating equipment

Education and Experience:

  • BSc/ HND in mechanical engineering, or equivalent
  • Must have a minimum of 10 years relevant experience in mechanical engineering with 5 years’ experience oil and gas operations and engineering
  • Demonstrated experience of key engineering requirements gained from engineering contractor experience in both greenfield and brownfield engineering
  • Experience of repair, modification and re-rating of plant and equipment
  • Experience in piping, pipeline, static equipment and rotating equipment disciplines, with a focus on piping and static equipment


*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.