Lead Mechanical Engineer

Corpus Christi, TX
Department – Mechanical /
Full-Time /
Lead Mechanical Engineer
LOCATION: Corpus Christi, TX
Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Detail-oriented, reliable, creative team player to lead field evaluations of in-service equipment and piping systems to correct maintenance and reliability issues in process-industry facilities.  Analyze, calculate, and design for new or rehabilitated infrastructure.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:
•Lead field and technical evaluations of in-service equipment and piping to provide root-cause failure analysis of items
•Perform calculations, develop repair drawings, and provide repair/replacement recommendations, specifications, and scope of work packages for construction
•Lead Client and Contractor interface, attend meetings, and provide written reports
•Provide technical support for field execution, including outage/turnaround projects
•Assist in constructability planning, proposal, and estimate development

Minimum Qualifications:
•Education: Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
•Experience: Typically 5 years to 15+ years
•Licensure: P.E. Preferred
•Technical Skills: Knowledge of ASME B31.3, B31.1, ASME VIII Div I&2 required
Knowledge of API 510/570/650/653, AutoCAD, Revit, & Bluebeam preferred
•Management: Experience mentoring and leading small teams required
•Other Skills: Strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills

Professional Development Opportunities:
•Leadership and management of field evaluations, RCFA, modeling & calculations
•Exposure to API 571, 579, & 580
•Growth in leading technical teams as a subject matter expert or Project Manager
• Advanced skills in multi-discipline technical and managerial issues

Individual field assignments typically each have their own unique requirements.  Prior to deployment on any field assignment, you must be able to meet all client-specific site requirements.  Should you be unable or unwilling to meet assignment-specific requirements, your continued employment would then be subject to the availability of other assignments whose requirements can be met.  These unique requirements may include:
•You must possess physical mobility (on the ground and at heights).
•You may be required to pick up, lift, carry, and move up to 50 lbs.
•You may be required to work at heights, climb ladders and stairways, and may occasionally work off platforms/scaffolding/ladders using the appropriate and required fall protection.  
•You must be able to work in all weather conditions (including heat, rain, cold, and wind) while wearing the appropriate PPE. This may include but not be limited to a hard hat, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs, masks/respirators, hi-vis safety vests, leather gloves, and leather, steel-toed work boots.  
•You may be required to position yourself to work in confined spaces
•You may be required to adhere to a client’s random drug testing program prior to entering their site.
•You may be required to meet a client’s facial hair safety policy prior to entering their site.