Principal Engineer – Mechanical Distribution, Reading, UK

Location:Reading, UK

Apply by:November 30, 2018

Position type:Employee (Office / Offshore Core)

Job category:Technical/Engineering

Job ID #:29768

Corporate Overview

Aker Solutions helps the world meet its energy needs. We engineer the products, systems and services required to unlock energy. Our goal is to maximize recovery and efficiency of oil and gas assets, while using our expertise to develop the sustainable solutions of the future. Aker Solutions employs approximately 14,000 people in more than 20 countries.

Aker Solutions’ controls, topside and hardware division based in our Reading offices are looking or a Principal/Lead Mechanical Engineer, who can strength our team and support our growth plans within the market place.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

This role provides the engineering service to design, develop, and configure instrumentation and distribution Systems with the typical product range (but not limited to) of:

  • Hydraulic & Electrical Couplings
  • Block & Bleed valves
  • Electrical/Hydraulic Jumpers
  • Transfer/Parking Plates &Test & Flushing Plates
  • Subsea Distribution Units
  • Mechanical plates & Structures

And knowledge of;

  • Pressure & Temperature Sensors
  • Sand Detectors, Sand Erosion Detectors
  • Chemical Injection Throttle Valves
  • Leak Detectors & Pig Detectors
  • Venturi Flow Meters, Multi Phase Flow Meters &Wet Gas Flow Meters
  • Down Hole Pressure Temperature Interfaces

Qualifications and Personal Qualities:

  • Bachelor degree
  • Preferably Chartered Engineer Status
  • Demonstrable relevant Mechanical Engineering experience preferably within the Oil and Gas industry
  • Demonstrable experience in the ability to carry out all elements of mechanical design within Topside & Subsea Controls Systems covering Hydraulic and Electrical Power Distribution and Supply, Instrumentation and Flow measurement, material selection, and welding practices
  • Review of Electrical & Hydraulic Schematics and Specifications
  • Review and implement Control System Hydraulic/ Analysis
  • Working knowledge of MathCAD or similar analysis package; SAP, AutoCAD and SolidWorks.

We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Good work/life balance
  • Positive work environment with challenging tasks
  • Development opportunities

Contact Us:

NES Advantage is Aker solutions’ global recruitment services provider responsible for permanent and temporary staffing services

For further information please contact:
Dawn Aindow, Recruitment Manager, London on 02039084481

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