Mechanical Engineer/ Discipline Lead* – Pittsburgh, PA USA

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Main Responsibilities:


Responsible and accountable for the discipline ‘equipment’ (static & rotating) in capital investment or maintenance projects throughout all project engineering and implementation phases from concept definition over design to executing and commissioning with successful realization of all project targets with regards to scope, budget, timeline, HSE and quality.


As Discipline Lead, Equipment you will:


— Ensure owners engineering in the area of responsibility including evaluation and granting competencies and security of intellectual property.

— Generate specifications and design for technical equipment such as pressure vessels, columns, pumps, compressors, package units und special equipment including their design calculation.

— Elaborate and refine unique standards for technical equipment and tools for the discipline meeting legal and local requirements and supervise strong adherence to them.

— Develop, determine and supervise scope, budget and timeline according to the project requirements and manage all changes focusing on the project goals taking interdisciplinary collaboration with all disciplines, business demands and operational necessities into account and ensure appropriate stakeholder management and ensure timely and accurate reporting to the project manager.

— Hold responsibility for the whole procurement and execution process of technical equipment including requests, purchase orders, negotiations with providers, check of technical documents and data sheets, conduct of inspections and acceptance tests during the manufacturing process, assembling and construction in workshops of the contractors and on site.



— Bachelor’s degree preferably Mechanical Engineering

— 10+ years’ experience

— Knowledge of American design standards concerning technical equipment;

— Deep knowledge in breadth and depth with regard to legal and local rules and regulation with the capability to transform and implement them into the company requirements;

— Knowledge of methodologies related to capital investment project management (PMI or equivalent) is mandatory;

— Ability to represent the discipline in the company competence team as lead function fostering knowledge management and experience exchange globally;

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