Lead Mechanical Package Engineer


We are looking to recruit a Mechanical Package Engineer to join our clients team on a 3 month contract. Based in Aberdeen with hybrid working and the potential for remote working.


Key role to ensure mechanical engineering deliverables and activities are prepared and executed in alignment within the clients' engineering procedures and core values. You will be accountable for executing discipline engineering activities to a high standard ensuring technical quality is maintained within the manhour budget and delivery schedule. You shall report directly to the Head of Piping & Mechanical.


  • Work in accordance with regulatory and the clients HSE & quality requirements.
  • Maintain required technical quality of work, ensuring adherence to the clients engineering procedures.
  • Maintain effective communication with project management and inter discipline teams.
  • Support development and competency of subordinates.
  • Hold the Delegate of Authority for Head of Piping & Mechanical.
  • Act as Mechanical Technical Authority as required for client/contact.
  • Undertake agreed training and development in order to provide a framework of knowledge and skills required to perform effectively in the team/department/business unit demonstrating ongoing competency required in role.
  • Participate in annual and regular performance appraisal with relevant supervisor and/or manager, identifying and agreeing objectives and targets in relation to personal development.
  • Execute Static, Rotating and Package Management Mechanical discipline engineering activities within budget and schedule, maintain technical integrity and act as a discipline focal point.
  • Responsible for the overall management of the assigned Mechanical team.
  • Provide discipline specific input into tenders and proposals as required.
  • Assess and continuously improve working practices, systems, personnel and team efficiency and performance.
  • Ensure that assigned work is completed within budget and schedule.
  • Support the Head of Piping & Mechanical as required with corporate initiatives.
  • Production, checking and/or approval of discipline deliverables and input to multidiscipline deliverables.
  • Maintain project plan and provide progress updates for assigned scopes.
  • Maintain project scope/schedule change(s) in accordance with project change control process in conjunction with Planning, Project Engineering & Project Control functions.
  • Package management and review of supplier / vendor documents.
  • Ensure compliance to applicable/up to date standards, regulations, codes and procedures.
  • Estimate/schedule preparation & approval and electronic submission via the clients digital eco-system (Slingshot).
  • Represent Mechanical in Safety and Design reviews.
  • Conduct and support the competency assessment of discipline personnel (where applicable).
  • Maintain regular contact and dialog with Head of Piping & Mechanical and Engineering Manager highlighting issues, concerns or areas for improvement.

Skills and Experience

  • Over 10 years’ experience in the Oil & Gas industry with UK bachelor’s degree (or equiv.) in appropriate Eng. subject.
  • Experienced Engineer with sound technical background and expertise.
  • Experience in selection of applicable codes, practices, standards and statutory documentation.
  • Competent in the direction and organisation of discipline team within minor modification and project environments
  • Competent in the commercial, contractual, and administrative aspects of Engineering.
  • Competent in all aspects of discipline design (including multi-discipline) and use of Analytical methods including theoretic background
  • Competent in quality control and engineering procedures
  • Excellent attention to detail, diligence, and self-discipline
  • Delivery focused and committed to achievement of project/company goals
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly motivated and self-reliant with excellent teamworking skills

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer sponsorship so interested candidates must be eligible to work in the UK without restrictions.


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