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Mechanical Engineer - Refinery
Baton Rouge, LA  Posted: 4/27/2020


Mechanical Engineer - Refinery
Our goal during the current industry downturn is to build the strongest candidate network on the Gulf Coast so that when projects pick up again, we're aligned to put you back to work as quickly as possible. We anticipate a widespread need for mid-level Mechanical Engineers with a fair amount of previous downstream experience. If you meet the following criteria and would like to be considered for upcoming work, please let us know by submitting your resume amd additional details via this post. 
General Role Summary:
  • 5-10 years minimum in a Mechanical Engineering role with heavy focus in Refining and/or Petrochemical setting.
  • Texas P.E. preferred but not required.
  • In this role you will work primarily on an individual basis, but also need to function well on project teams.
  • May be required to mentor and develop engineers with less experience will be a priority for this position.
Responsibilities will include: 
  • Apply and review API 579 Level 1, 2 and 3 fitness-for-service assessments
  • Perform stress analysis and mechanical design of various components including pressure vessels and mechanical parts
  • Perform stress analysis using strain gauge data and computational methods
  • Visit client facilities to examine client-identified problems and to support business development
  • Prepare and review technical reports and proposals
  • Contribute to the growth of the company by participation in technical associations and preparation of papers/presentations
  • Focus on refining, chemical, plant equipment, and other larger engineering consulting opportunities
  • MS or PhD in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience as a practicing engineer (required)
  • Experience at a major oil company or consulting firm working in refineries or chemical plants (preferred)
  • Professional Engineering (PE) licensure or the ability to become registered
  • Knowledge and experience with API 510, 570, 579, 580, and 653, NACE, ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Codes, NDE methods (preferred)
  • Must be willing and able to travel on occasion and work in a variety of environments (required)

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