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Faststream are working with a major EPC to add a Principal/Lead Mechanical Engineer to their team. This is a hybrid working role based out of Manchester. The client has both staff and 12-month ltd company contract positions available. 

  • Ensuring that the mechanical team is appropriately staffed to achieve planned objectives and that all personnel possess the necessary skills, qualifications, experience, and training for the project.
  • Providing assurance to the Project Engineering Manager and Client Engineer that all aspects of engineering within the mechanical discipline have been executed to an acceptable standard.
  • Collaborating with other engineering disciplines to ensure that best practices are utilized in the engineering of the NMGP project and that project specifications and standards are met.
  • Reviewing and approving designs, as well as checking and approving engineering deliverables.
  • Undertaking technical bid evaluations as necessary.
  • Employing logical and creative thinking to resolve design and development issues.
  • Identifying potential risks in the workplace, site, and design work being carried out.
  • Considering environmental, commercial, safety, and operational aspects of design.
  • Managing change and identifying, formalizing, and communicating changes in the project to relevant parties.
  • Communicating and collaborating with colleagues, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.
  • Estimating and managing budgets, schedules, and project quality.
  • Driving, controlling, and scheduling workshare using Global Integrated Delivery (GID).

  • Proven experience as a Lead Engineer on Oil & Gas and Petrochemical FEED projects.
  • Knowledge of pumps, including seal systems.
  • Strong knowledge of gas turbine-driven centrifugal compressors.
  • Familiarity with power generation equipment and utility packages.
  • Understanding of American design codes and standards, including ASME, ASTM, NACE, API.
  • Working knowledge of corrosion and degradation mechanisms and the ability to review materials of construction for equipment in gas service.
  • Commercial awareness within a professional services environment.
Must have right to work in the UK.