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Senior Mech Engineer (Static Equipment) at Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC)

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) is the pioneer and leader of the petroleum industry in Nigeria. We invest heavily in our employees, which is reflected in our industry-leading development programme and our commitment to see our employees’ ideas travel and come to fruition.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Mech Engineer (Static Equipment)

Job Requisition ID: R115833
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria
Job Type: Full time
Job Family Group: Discipline Engineering
Worker Type: Regular
Business unit: Projects and Technology
Experience Level:Experienced Professionals

What’s the Role?

  • Function as Senior mechanical Static Equipment Engineer as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for projects and assets reporting to SWO Engineering Lead.
  • Support the activities of other mechanical engineers providing static equipment and piping engineering specialist expertise in assigned projects.


  • Coordinate the completion of mechanical engineering scopes in shallow Water Offshore (SWO) projects.
  • Provide support to Mechanical Discipline Lead in managing the health of the mechanical engineering team members.
  • Participatory review and revision of engineering standards and procedures.
  • Identify new technology for use in the mechanical static equipment engineering discipline, working with IT support team and mechanical discipline lead.
  • Contributory participation in mechanical engineering discipline networks globally.
  • Support technical development and coaching in mechanical engineering discipline.
  • Participate in assigned project audits and reviews, and ensure application of appropriate technical HSE in the design.
  • Provides support in competency assessment of MMI-MS SGP and SATP engineers, Industrial Trainees and Interns.
  • Provide support to the Regional Mechanical Discipline Lead to establish a qualitative delivery capacity for mechanical engineering scopes in projects.
  • Apply minimum technical specification and system engineering initiatives for project specifications and contractors’ activities on static equipment engineering.
  • Verification of the design works carried out by engineering contractors to ensure proposed solutions meet integrity, reliability, operability and maintainability requirements when required.
  • Provide support during the fabrication, testing, installation and commissioning of static equipment, and conduct shop and field acceptance testing.
  • Participate in the development of the pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up plans for static equipment.
  • Support asset teams to troubleshoot static equipment performance issues, proffer solutions and conduct field performance tests.
  • Work with a diverse range of static equipment vendors to optimise equipment design through the application of best practices.

What We Need From You?

  • Appropriate Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent qualifications.
  • 5 – 8 years experience in engineering practice. Most of this period must have been spent in the oil & gas/petrochemical industry.
  • Chartered engineer or already in process.
  • A certified TA3 in MMI-MS skill set or already pre-assessed as capable is preferred.
  • Strong leadership, team building and inter-personal skills and good communication skills (i.e. report writing, fluent in English negotiating and presentation).
  • Possess commercial acumen.
  • Possess knowledge of static equipment design covering design of HVAC systems, Heat Exchangers, Tanks and Pressure vessels etc. for oil and gas installations.
  • Possess capability to interpret Plant Design 2D Autocad and 3D PDMS models.
  • Must possess an in-depth knowledge of ASME, ASHRAE and European and ISO design standards for pressure vessels, Heat exchangers and HVAC application in oil and gas operation.
  • Ability to prepare design, procurement, construction, (pre) commissioning and hand-over specification packages for static equipment.
  • Capable of interpreting results from plant availability modelling tools.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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