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Senior Mechanical/Piping Engineer

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Date: Jun 8, 2021

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 42138 

Job Category: Engineering 

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States 
 

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we see challenges evolving in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff, with experience in over 150 countries, to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.
 

Our energy expertise in the oil and gas sector comprises the entire value chain - upstream, midstream, and downstream; and in the power sector includes thermal, nuclear, waterpower, renewable, hybrid, transmission and distribution, and grid modernization. Join our vision of a low-carbon world and help make positive change!

 

 

Looking to take the next step in your career? Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated Mechanical/Piping Engineer to join our team in Pittsburgh, PA. The Senior Mechanical/Piping Engineer defines and develops the plan to meet the Project requirements and manages a team of mechanical and piping engineers and designers to ensure regulatory code compliance and quality of deliverables.  In addition, the Senior Mechanical/Piping Engineer assists in achieving the required project schedules and costs and resolution of all technical issues related to the discipline.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all work designed or supplied by the mechanical or piping engineering discipline complies with the relevant sections of mandatory health and safety standards, including any regulations or codes referred to within the required jurisdiction for the Project with due consideration of relevant client engineering standards
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the project requirements as they relate to scope, execution strategy, cost and schedule with the Engineering Manager
  • Prepare a list of engineering deliverables and time-based functions to facilitate the planning and control of the engineering budget
  • Develop the work plan for insertion into the Project specific execution plan and develop and maintain the Project’s scope of work documentation and revise as required during the design evolution
  • Manage and review the engineering work packages associated with all deliverables and time-based functions to ensure that budgets and schedules are being met, and take corrective action if necessary
  • Review and approve technical deliverables
  • Assist in the preparation and development of project specific procedures
  • Manage system requirements to achieve the Project results and monitor effectiveness
  • Represent the Mechanical/Piping practice in project engineering co-ordination meetings
  • Ensure coordination, between the Mechanical/Piping team and other disciplines of all activities being performed as the design evolves
  • Ensure that quality audits of engineering work are carried out in accordance with Project procedures and the quality assurance plan and maintain technical documentation
  • Participate in HAZOP reviews
  • Ensure resolution of engineering issues during Project lifecycle, including planning phase, design, procurement, fabrication, construction and commissioning
  • Promote and maintain the application of ethical and professional practices in the execution of engineering work
  • Adhere to and promote the Hatch corporate safety culture

 

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from an accredited university
  • Professional Engineer license is a plus
  • Minimum eight years engineering experience
  • Background in the nuclear industry and familiarity with nuclear codes and standards to support current project work is preferred but not required
  • Ability to manage and motivate individuals to attain quality, cost and schedule objectives
  • Strong deliverable focus, ability to plan the work
  • A high degree of understanding of inter-discipline dependencies related to the discipline
  • Good understanding of procurement, contracting and commissioning methodologies
  • Sound knowledge of codes and standards applicable to the Project
  • Sound technical knowledge of Piping, including P&ID development, line sizing, material selection, isolation requirements and valve selection
  • Familiarity with the requirements and application of pipe stress analysis
  • Knowledge of advanced Piping systems and management tools
  • Well-developed communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Site experience in a technical role is preferred


Why join us?


What we offer you?

  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


As an accredited Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (WGEA) and Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Within Australia, supporting and encouraging a flexible workplace, we offer our employees comprehensive benefits, including up to 12 weeks leave per year as part of our Lifestyle Leave Program. If you have any special needs requirements, please discuss with us and we will do our utmost to accommodate your request.


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