Mechanical Engineer (P.E. License) Job at Kent Plc, Houston, TX

  • Kent Plc
  • Houston, TX

Job Description

Join us. Unleash your energy within.

If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we're the team for you. We've created a new breed of company - future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we're far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.

Our purpose and beliefs:

As Kent, we're tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.

It's the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:





Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us:

Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:

We recognize that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We're heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character - no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

About the job:

Kent is looking for a Mechanical Engineer to be based in Houston, TX.

This position will support a program that has projects at multiple sites across the globe. The Engineer will report to the Mechanical and Piping Department Manager and will receive project work instructions from the Project Manager and / or Project Engineer leading the project.

The Engineer will interact with other disciplines and groups, corporate technical networks and peers, and vendors/suppliers as needed to successfully implement and startup new equipment installations and refurbishments. This individual will also be responsible for interfacing with client(s) and managing discipline scope and schedule.

Ideal candidate will have experience with Bentley AutoPlant.

Skills and Responsibilities:
  • Prepare and review mechanical equipment engineer specifications.
  • Prepare and review datasheet for mechanical equipment.
  • Prepare material requisitions for quote, technical bid evaluations, and materials requisitions for purchase.
  • Review equipment vendor drawings; data interface with suppliers, clients, other engineering disciplines and designers.
  • Applies knowledge of commonly used piping concepts, practices, codes and procedures within the piping engineering services industry.
  • Review and approval of mechanical stress calculations.
  • Applies knowledge and experience to complex projects, find non-standard design solutions.
  • Quality review production drawings for a variety of projects and project-related data as required by the project managers to verify corrections are made within the relevant software.
  • Prepare and present technical reports for clients.
  • Responsible for QA/QC process adherence.
  • Contribute to the management of discipline scope & schedule.
  • Coordinate with our HVEC (High Value Engineering Center) overseas.
  • Provide technical guidance and direction to others in your area(s) of expertise.
  • Explore and suggest new approaches and concepts in addressing project requirements.
  • Independently perform most assignments, plan work, and meet deadlines without supervisor action.
In addition to the responsibilities listed herein, the employee may be required to perform other ad-hoc tasks as needed or directed by the supervisor or management. These tasks will be within the reasonable scope of the employee's skills, capabilities, and role within the organization. The intent of this provision is to allow for flexibility and adaptability in meeting the dynamic needs of the organization, ensuring that operational requirements can be met efficiently. All such tasks will be assigned considering the employee's current workload and with respect to their professional development.

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience: Knowledge/ Qualification/ Training/ Certification:
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering required.
  • Minimum 7 years' experience in refinery, midstream or petrochemical industries.
  • Registered Professional Engineer in at least one state of the USA.
  • Experience in the application and specification of mechanical equipment including pressure vessels, heat exchangers, and columns.
  • Knowledge in Piping Engineering, materials, and practices.
  • Ability to lead execution of work and resolve issues in a team environment.
  • Ability to perform quality reviews for engineering documents and specifications.
  • Working experience with high value engineering center (HVEC) (recommended).

  • Excellent verbal, written, rapport building, and communication skills necessary to work effectively as a team member and to coordinate work progress to achieve results.
Behavior/ Core Competencies:
  • Must be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to work with the team in developing improved work processes for the department.

The Employee shall observe the Health, Safety, Sustainability, Environment and Quality rules of the Company; it's clients and the governing authorities of the host country.

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