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




Our Client, a Major international Oil and Gas contractor, is seeking a Senior Rotating Machinery Engineer who will be based at a campus style office environment in Surrey.



  • The minimum qualification requirements for this position are a 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).
  • Previous relevant experience of working on design engineering projects for the Oil & Gas industry including LNG is absolutely essential.
  • Personnel would be expected to have a varied and extensive experience of mechanical equipment applications in the onshore and offshore oil and gas project environment to include concept, front end engineering design, detailed design, commissioning and operations.
  • A specialist and detailed knowledge of centrifugal, axial and reciprocating compressors, pumps, and gas/steam turbines is essential including field experience in the manufacturing, performance testing, commissioning, and trouble shooting.
  • A good working knowledge of machinery rotor dynamics, machinery performance calculations, lubrication, shaft sealing, and machinery selection criteria is essential.
  • Also required is a good working knowledge of industry standards for mechanical equipment.
  • Experience of the design, specification and selection of rotating equipment including Gas turbines, compressors, pumps, diesel engines for various.
  • Experience of preparing data sheets, equipment specifications, selection of equipment vendors and suppliers, reviewing of technical bids.



  • Responsible for the design, specification, selection, and services relating to rotating machinery including gas turbines, steam turbines, compressors, pumps, and packaged equipment.



  • The required competency and skills would typically have been built up working for a consultant engineering company, machinery manufacturer, or end user company.
  • The selected person will be highly competent in written and spoken communication and be able to use a range of standard software such as MS Word and MS Excel to prepare technical documents and to write technical reports.
  • Job success will depend on interpersonal skills and the effective interaction with others.


START DATE:             ASAP


DURATION:                 6 to 9 months


RATE:                         £48 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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