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Recruiter NameMelanie Wood
Industry OIL & GAS, Mechanical
Salary£50 per hour
BenefitsLimited Company Rate
Locations UK, London and the South East
Contract TypeContract




Our Client, a Major international Oil and Gas contractor, is seeking a Project Mechanical Engineer to work in their Surrey offices.



  • Must have a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering,
  • Preferably be UK registered Chartered Engineers
  • Must have experience of working on projects in the UK and international Oil & Gas industry.
  • Have significant experience in the design, specification and selection of rotating machinery equipment for upstream Oil & Gas projects.
  • Experience of working on Operator projects is preferred.
  • Recent experience of the job scope below.



Mechanically biased Project Engineer or Mechanical Engineer looking to move into a Project Engineering role to work on a long-term contract basis on a large scale project for one of our Client’s flagship Oil & Gas clients.  The Project Engineer will provide support to their client for equipment delivery; engineering, procurement and quality expertise in a centrally managed team, providing simplification, standardisation, and procurement efficiency through project support and centralised supplier management for equipment hardware within their upstream projects across the globe.


The Project Engineer will perform the following tasks/duties;

Providing support to client for the Global Agreements within mechanical equipment suppliers (eg Siemens, BHGE, Solar, MDT, Dresser Rand, Sulzer, Flowserve).

Equipment includes:

  • Gas Turbines.
  • Turbine driven generators.
  • Gas compressors.
  • High energy pumps.

Scope covers:

  • Reviewing Approved Comments and Exceptions from the suppliers on behalf of client.
  • Agreeing changes to the standard specifications.
  • Review of Supplier standard documents.
  • Close liaison with subject matter experts to agree technical requirements.
  • Updates and development of technical specifications for mechanical equipment.
  • Review and update of rotating machinery supporting standard documents (scope of supply, data sheets, supplier deliverable requirements lists, etc.).

Support such as:

  • Developing strategies for equipment selection, management, and innovation.
  • Hardware execution strategies.
  • Delivery expertise.
  • Ad-hoc support for other project engineering related activities.

The role and responsibilities of the position include, but not limited to:

  • Report to project management team.
  • Management and coordination of mechanical engineers.
  • Direct liaison with client lead engineer and relevant client subject matter experts.
  • Clarifying scope and technical requirements with client.
  • Technical involvement (e.g., checking, reviewing, developing new work scopes).
  • Coordinating changes to scope and priority.
  • Progressing the work scope in accordance with agreed schedule.
  • Good organisational, coordination and client liaison skills.
  • Suitable technical (rotating equipment) knowledge to support the work scope.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Highly proficient with MS Office applications.
  • Flexible in adapting to changes in scope.


START DATE:             ASAP


DURATION:                 12-18 months


RATE:                         £50 per hour Ltd Company rate


We are instructed to only submit to our Client candidates whose qualifications and experience match client’s specifications and can work in the UK.


For more information please contact Melanie Wood, Director of Recruitment

on 020 8905 2250 or email


If you are interested in this position and would like more information do please contact me or any other member of the Recruitment Team as soon as possible. If you are not sure the CV we have on file is current send your latest CV to me, at the same time advising me your availability and any other relevant information.  If this position is not exactly what you are looking for please look at our website we update this site daily with all our current vacancies. Rest assured that your CV is treated as confidential and Woodland will not send your CV to any Clients until we have your permission to do so.


Please Note:  Some of our Clients will require references and documentary evidence of qualifications

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