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Mechanical Engineer

Oil & Gas
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Mechanical Engineer

6 month contract



Our client are looking for an experienced Mechanical Engineer ideally with Gas industry experience. This position is based in Warrington and is on a contract basis.


Key Activities

  • Supervision and Input to the production  and / or development of  schemes, arrangement drawings, schedules and other deliverables as required by the project, e.g. equipment layouts, piping arrangements, 3D models, isometrics, line lists, valve lists and equipment lists

  • Selection & specification of general mechanical items e.g. piping, valves, traps, strainers, hoses, etc.

  • Selection & specification of main items of equipment e.g. vessels, tanks, heat exchangers, pumps, compressors, filters, packaged plant, etc..

  • Calculations for vessel design and pipe stress analysis using proprietary software

  • Knowledge of current standards and codes of practice including PED, PSSR, Pressure Vessel codes, ATEX etc


  • 5+ years experience in mechanical engineering design

  • Sound technical knowledge and expertise in all areas of mechanical engineering

  • Experienced in the selection & specification of relevant equipment

  • Application of all key relevant British and European standards and regulations

  • Experience within process industries


  • HNC Mechanical Engineering (or similar) + 10 years experience  and/or Incorporated Engineer (IMechE) (Minimum)

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering (or similar) and/or Chartered Engineer (IMechE) (Preferred)

At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That’s why our Mechanical Engineering recruiters always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.

This is a superb opportunity for any Mechanical Engineers looking to work for a reputable organisation.

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