Project Engineer - Mechanical (m/f/d)

Location: Grangemouth 

Bilfinger Salamis UK supports customers in the oil, gas, and renewables industries. The company has extensive experience in supplying multi-disciplined teams on offshore and onshore assets, covering all lifecycle phases from planning and design through to development and construction as well as commissioning, maintenance, modification and decommissioning. Bilfinger Salamis UK employs over 2,500 employees at locations across North West Europe.

Bilfinger Salamis UK is a part of leading international industrial services provider Bilfinger. The Bilfinger group enhances the efficiency of assets, ensures a high level of availability and reduces maintenance costs. The portfolio covers the entire value chain from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, maintenance, plant expansion as well as turnarounds and also includes environmental technologies and digital applications.

With its 37,000 employees, Bilfinger upholds the highest standards of safety and quality and generates an annual output of about €4 billion.

Embedded within the Client’s manufacturing facility at Grangemouth, this role will report to the Bilfinger Mechanical and Piping Design Team Leader. The role is within the Design Team which is made up of Client and Bilfinger staff to carry out both Mechanical and Electrical & Instrumentation Design on various projects. There is a separate Bilfinger team undertaking the Mechanical and Electrical Construction work on site which you will be expected to liaise with. 
Currently working predominantly from home with site visits as required to the Grangemouth site.   


Duties / Responsibilities
Working closely alongside design engineers and designers of varying disciplines, as well as with various other Client project stakeholders such as Plant Duty holders, Production, Process Engineering, Integrity, Construction & Planning, the main objective of the role is the safe delivery of various projects on behalf of the Client. 
Projects are generally driven by H&S requirements, obsolescence, efficiency or capacity reasons. 
The Project Engineer will be expected to manage a portfolio of projects simultaneously taking these from definition design to detailed design, construction and project close out. 


Knowledge & Experience 

  • Delivering multi-discipline engineering projects throughout their entire lifecycle covering option development and evaluation, definition, estimating, design, procurement, construction, commissioning and handover. 
  • Co-ordinating different disciplines and project stakeholders to deliver on time, within budget and to the required quality to meet the needs of the Plant.
  • Knowledge and experience of mechanical areas such as piping (to ASME B31.3), rotating equipment, valves, pressure vessels and atmospheric tanks, heat exchangers, solids loading & powder handling systems (desired).
  • Awareness (essential) of and/or some knowledge and experience (desired) of specialist areas such as pipe stress analysis through CAESAR software and vessel analysis through FINGLOW or PV Elite software.
  • Awareness of relief streams. 
  • Awareness (essential) of and/or knowledge and experience (desired) of specialist areas such as Mechanical ATEX, PED, PER, PSSR etc.
  • Sound knowledge on engineering materials. 
  • Sound understanding of PIDs and symbols and isometric piping drawings
  • Site surveys and condition assessments.
  • Mechanical equipment sizing, specification and selection. Including vendor data & drawing reviews and approvals and attendance of Factory Acceptance Tests (FATs).
  • Knowledge and experience of embedding H&S compliance within projects through CDM, HAZOPs, DSEAR, PSSR and PER regulations.
  • Leading development of and review/approval of mechanical work packages such as engineering drawings (piping isometrics, P&ID’s and layout drawings) and schedules and Bills of Materials to issue onto the construction team (‘Site Instructions’).
  • Awareness (essential) of and/or knowledge and experience (desired) of areas such as estimating, producing business cases for projects, resourcing, procurement and tender analysis programming and project cost tracking.
  • Experience of Site H&S requirements, Code of conduct and sound ethics as required by Professional bodies and employers. 
  • IT proficiency in word, excel and outlook.
  • Experience within a client facing role and/or chemical manufacturing environment (desired).
  • Familiarity with laser scanning and 3D modelling and other relevant innovative technologies within a design environment (for example Navisworks, desired).
  • Familiarity with registered equipment inspection and plant integrity requirements. 
  • Value engineering (desired).


Experience & Qualifications

  • Technical education to degree level or suitable experience in specialist mechanical subject
  • Member of an appropriate professional body (desired)
  • Experience in chemical or oil and gas industry preferred 





For further information please contact our recruitment team on 01224 246246.


Engineering & Consultancy | Bilfinger UK Limited | Permanent | White-collar workers | Bachelor's degree | Engineering - Mechanical/Piping Systems  

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