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Recruiter NameMelanie Wood
Industry OIL & GAS, Mechanical
Salary£48 per hour
BenefitsLtd company rate
Locations UK, London and the South East
Contract TypeContract




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



  • First degree in Mechanical Engineering and a full professional qualification as a Chartered Engineer (full member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers or a recognised equivalent).



  • Must have rotating machinery design engineering experience within Oil & Gas industry.
  • Experienced rotating equipment engineer with significant experience of post award vendor management of machinery packages to work in the pre-execute phase and follow through to execute.
  • Varied and extensive experience of rotating machinery applications in the onshore (including LNG plants and refineries) and offshore (including platforms and FPSOs) oil and gas project environment to include concept, front end engineering design, detailed design, commissioning, and operations. 
  • A specialist and detailed knowledge of the major machinery types, to include centrifugal, axial and reciprocating compressors, pumps, and gas/steam turbines will be required.
  • A good working knowledge of machinery rotor-dynamics, machinery performance calculations, lubrication, shaft sealing, and machinery selection criteria is essential.
  • Field experience in the manufacturing, performance testing, commissioning, and trouble-shooting of machinery systems is strongly desired.
  • Working knowledge of API industry standards for machinery and the ability to develop and maintain technical standards and guidelines.
  • The required competency and skills would typically have been built up working for a consultant engineering company, machinery manufacturer, or end user company.
  • Ability to make effective presentations, and write technical reports including technical papers.



  • Responsible for the design, specification, selection, and services relating to rotating machinery including gas turbines, steam turbines, compressors, pumps and packaged equipment.
  • Extensive interface with the client, project management, suppliers, corporate management, and the global team of mechanical engineers employed throughout Client’s worldwide offices.






DURATION:   9 months plus


RATE:             £48 per hour Limited 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/EU.


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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