Senior Mechanical Engineer

Work Location(s): Company Head office in HCM City; Contractors’ offices and sites


  • Define the Mechanical requirement for the facilities development and ensuring correct implementation during design, fabrication, installation and commissioning phases of EPCI#2 facilities.
  • Provide input to the Mechanical engineering and design of Contractor scopes of work.
  • Ensure that equipment/systems/packages specification(s), design and vendor selection consider operability and maintainability to meet the production availability targets. Liaise with the Project Operations team on maintenance aspects of the design.
  • Ensure Mechanical related deliverables to be reviewed by the appropriately experienced engineers/designers of Mechanical discipline of the company. Manage to return comments on time as per agreed review cycle.
  • Review and check Mechanical deliverables and those from other disciplines which interface with Mechanical.
  • Provide discipline approval for all Mechanical final design documents.
  • Participate in deign reviews including HAZOP, HAZID, SIL, HFE and 3D model where applicable.
  • Liaise with CA and other parties to resolve any issues relating to the Mechanical engineering and design.
  • Raise any issues which affect the quality, schedule or integrity of the design to Deputy Engineering Manager (EPCI#2).
  • Manage technical activities relating to procurement, including bid evaluation clarification and technical content of purchase orders, of equipment/systems/packages, etc.
  • Ensure compliance of vendor equipment and package design and fabrication to the project specifications and applicable code(s).
  • Supervise the review of vendor documentation for purchased equipment/system/packages and ensure that the equipment and material supplied complies with Company requirements as defined in the purchase documents. Approve vendor data final documents.
  • Attend FAT’s for key equipment/systems/packages and ensure all Mechanical issues are closed out prior to shipping.
  • Support Commissioning and Start-up teams with Mechanical issues.
  • Provide guidance and training for junior engineers.
  • Participate in and to be the mentor for the company on-job training program.


  • Bachelor’s degree (as a minimum) in Mechanical Engineering or closely related discipline.
  • Minimum 10 years-experience with mechanical design, a minimum 5 years in Senior or Lead Engineer roles for offshore oil and gas project design.
  • Experienced in both Client and Contractor roles is desirable. Exposures to operations is preferable.
  • Experienced in commissioning and start-up of offshore topsides will be considered as an advantage but not essential.
  • Deep knowledge of offshore platform topsides and package mechanical design including complex production platforms.
  • Knowledge of inspection and testing requirements for equipment and packages including extensive experience of supervision of FATs.
  • Knowledge of maintenance and repair procedures for offshore equipment.
  • Deep understanding of applicable Codes, Standards and certification requirements for equipment, piping and offshore facilities, particularly relating to safety of design.
  • Good understanding of offshore oil and gas safety, particularly relating to machinery and equipment. A broad understanding of other aspects of facilities including process, instrumentation and structure as they relate to the mechanical equipment.
  • Good knowledge of design principles and engineering standards, especially Vietnam’s technical standards.
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to work in a multinational project team and ability to develop strong working relationships with Contractor(s).
  • Good command in English, writing, listening and speaking.
  • Good mentoring skills.
  • A willingness to train and develop staff.
  • A good level of patience and negotiation skills.
  • Effective teamwork.
  • Understanding of contractor, supplier’s functions and their capacity to supply.
  • Ability to provide input to and to evaluate CAPEX and other costs in cost/benefit or lifecycle analysis.
Job Category: Oil and Gas
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Ho Chi Minh

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