Mechanical Engineer - Static/Fixed Equipment
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Requisition ID: 147441
Job Level: Mid Level
Home District/Group: Kiewit OGC Engineering
Department: Design Engineering
Employment Type: Full Time
We are an innovative team of engineers and designers that supports
projects throughout the company. Our staff leads and collaborates
with Kiewit's module fabrication and construction teams to approach
construction-driven engineering with a focus on safe, cost
effective, and innovative designs that achieve client expectations
and further Kiewit's legacy of excellence. This position focuses on
the design and specification of pressure vessels, storage tanks,
packaged equipment systems, and other fixed equipment in the oil
and gas and petrochemical industries.
Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc. is a full-service engineering firm
serving oil, gas and chemical markets. Our combined staff of
engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all
major engineering disciplines to serve the LNG, midstream,
refining, and petrochemical markets. Backed by 130 years of
construction experience, our construction-focused engineering
focuses on constructability and safety in the earliest phases of
projects to ensure on-time and on-budget project delivery.
Our rapidly growing oil, gas and chemical team, which includes
structural, civil, piping, mechanical, process, process safety,
electrical, instrument and control disciplines, is a multi-faceted
and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical
expertise focused on the EPCC delivery model for dynamic process
This position will be based out of our Energy Corridor office. One
of the many things that makes Kiewit's culture unique is that we go
where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant
opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is
available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and
career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure
is custom-designed to meet our shared needs.
- Perform equipment sizing and design calculations.
- Prepare data sheets, engineering guide drawings, and
specifications with sufficient detail to define the equipment scope
and technical requirements for inquiry and order on projects.
- Perform technical bid evaluations for vendor selection.
- Review vendor documents submitted for review or approval. Act
as the communication focal point for appropriate information/data
between the vendor, client, and other disciplines.
- Support construction, commissioning, and startup of
- Develop criteria, guidelines, and best practices for the
equipment to provide for a safe, efficient, cost-effective, and
reliable end product.
- Mentor less experienced engineers.
- Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from a four-year
college or university.
- At least 7+ years of experience in pressure vessel, tank,
packaged equipment systems, and fixed equipment design specifically
in the LNG, midstream, refining, and/or petrochemical
- Advanced knowledge and application of: ASME pressure vessel
code and of API standards for storage tanks; Best practices
associated with ASME pressure vessels and storage tanks; Use and
limitations of medium and high strength carbon steels, low alloy
steels, and stainless steels in the design and fabrication of
pressure vessels; Quality assurance methods and practices for
materials and fabrication of the equipment; Welding processes and
practices; Manufacturing processes and operations from raw material
form to fabricated product.
- Intermediate proficiency using COMPRESS or PV Elite, and using
API tank design software.
- Intermediate proficiency using AutoCAD (preferred).
- Strong understanding of underlying engineering principles of
- Strong critical thinking skills.
- Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and time
- Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication
- Commitment to safety, ethics, and integrity.
- Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local,
provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an
individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized
COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a
condition of continued employment.
We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits
package that's among the best in our industry, including top-tier
medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and
dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs,
life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and
generous paid time off.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made
without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age,
disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics
protected by law.
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