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  • Posted: Nov 5, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • As one of the world’s leading energy companies Shell plays a key role in helping to meet the world’s growing energy demand in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways.
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    Principal Mechanical Static Engineer - Deepwater Projects

    Job ID: 125197BR_EN
    Location: Lagos
    Employment Type: Full Time
    Experience level: Experienced Professionals


    • To provide leadership and specialist expertise on static and rotating equipment engineering, with TA2 accountabilities, for project and assets to achieve compliance to Process Safety, HSSE and Quality standards.
    • To Supervise and coach assigned Mechanical Engineering SGP and SATP engineers, Industrial Trainees and Interns to attain expected levels of competence.
    • To Assist the Regional Discipline Lead - Mechanical Engineering, in managing the health of the mechanical engineering skill pool and deliver the mechanical engineering improvement plan target.

    Includes, but not limited to the following:

    • Lead Mechanical Engineer responsible for providing mechanical engineering leadership, expertise and assurance services for the Dry systems on Bonga FPSO and various Tie-Back and brownfield projects.
    • Create demonstrable value for customers by understanding their drivers and critical success factors.
    • Provide effective interfaces and relationships within/between disciplines, and peers in other P & T teams.
    • Execute, with assigned resources, technical work for FEED and Detailed Designs (designs, specifications, drawings, etc.) and Operations Support within designated CTR scopes.
    • Ensure own discipline engineering and design work successfully delivered and appropriate reviews conducted.
    • Carry out appropriate discipline and inter discipline checks and reviews of engineering and design work.
    • Contribute to the development of execution contracting strategies that compliment designs, construction methods and operating methods.
    • Drive best practices implementation of static and rotating equipment strategies on the Asset.
    • Remain engaged in design issues and decisions throughout construction, commissioning and start-up.
    • Capture/apply internal and external learning, including HSE improvements.
    • Deliver continuously improving performance, benchmarked as top tier in the industry.
    • Ensure the quality of technical work and the technical integrity, constructability, functionality, safe operation and reliability of designs.
    • Contribute to excellent HSE performance throughout the engineering phase of the project life cycle
    • Lead or participate in relationships with various industry groups and external service providers.
    • Participatory review of engineering standards and procedures.
    • Identify new technologies for use in the mechanical engineering discipline and contribute to deployment in the business.
    • Contributory participation in mechanical engineering discipline networks.
    • Provide support to the Head, Mechanical Engineering to establish a qualitative delivery capacity for mechanical engineering scopes in projects.
    • Champion application of Requirement Management and System Engineering initiatives for project specifications and contractors' activities on static and rotating equipment.


    • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent) with 15 years post graduate experience in engineering with at least 10 years working as a mechanical static engineer in project delivery environment (including familiarity with mechanical static and Rotating Equipment engineering tools); Skilled in the use of mechanical simulation tools e.g., CAESAR II, PV Elite, HTRI, ANSYS, etc
    • COREN Registered or in the Registration Process. (Not Negotiable)
    • IMechE Registered or in the Registration Process (Non-Commencement of Registration may be waved, but will be required going forward)
    • Previous experience leading mechanical engineering team in detailed design and execution of Mega Projects
    • Demonstrable experience in interfacing with other engineering disciplines including Process and Structural
    • Skilled in the use of industry codes and standards
    • Knowledge of construction and integration issues in Deepwater development
    • Experience with or understanding of Operations and Maintenance work process is an advantage.
    • Experienced in Field/facility engineering and technical safety/risk engineering.
    • Good interpersonal and negotiating skills, know-how of planning, economics and auditing.
    • Strong conceptual, innovative, and systems thinking ability
    • Team player, self-motivated, coaching skills, persistence, with ability to think outside- the- box.
    • Visibly demonstrate personal and company HSE commitment.
    • Must have ability to work with and influence multi-discipline and multi-cultural teams.
    • Demonstrated capability to proactively implement plans and follow through with sustained execution, meeting project milestones.
    • Familiar with project development challenges in Nigeria or in other regions with similar challenges.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Shell Petroleum Development Company on to apply
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