Engineer, Senior - Mechanical

Corporate Overview

Aker Solutions helps the world meet its energy needs. We engineer the products, systems and services required to unlock energy. Our goal is to maximize recovery and efficiency of oil and gas assets, while using our expertise to develop the sustainable solutions of the future. Aker Solutions employs approximately 14,000 people in more than 20 countries.

  • Aker Solutions' Application Engineering team based in Mobile, AL is responsible for the design and service of subsea oil and gas equipment. We need a Senior Mechanical Engineer who can strengthen our team and support our ambitious growth plans within the Gulf of Mexico market.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Own the design of new and/or non-standardised product packages and develop technical solutions in order to meet the more unusual and/or non-standardized demands on assignments;

  • Propose, promote and implement complex and relevant continuous improvement initiatives;

  • Delegate responsibility for individual parts of design work to less experienced colleagues as appropriate, and when more innovative solutions are required will escalate for review by a senior team member prior to implementation

  • Act as an escalation point for key issues / designs / documentation which require approval at this level, and formally review the designs of less experienced engineers

  • Ensures overall customer (internal and external) requirements are met in line with procedural and client requirements;

  • Act as project lead, ensuring on time delivery and quality of project outputs

  • Review technical documentation prepared by less experienced colleagues in-line with formal QA procedures/processes

  • Prepare and present very complex proposals and reports

  • Frequent and consistent interface with departmental staff, lower and middle management, and external clients is important for building relationships for future business opportunities

Qualifications and Personal Qualities:

  • Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering. Masters degree preferred.
  • 7+ years of technical experience

  • Subsea Hardware (i.e.: XMTs, Manifolds, WOS, PLETs, PLEMs, Distribution Systems, and Tie-in) experience strongly preferred.

  • Umbilical design, manufacturing and installation experience strongly preferred
    Ability to contribute to bid and proposal process.

  • Ability to communicate ideas and concepts, explaining detailed technical information.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English are important.

  • Knowledge of relevant industry standards (e.g.: API 6A, API 17 series, API RP 2A, API 2GEO, ASME BPVC, etc.) preferred;

  • Capable of specifying load conditions and design criteria for structural calculations;

  • Capable of performing simple calculations to determine capacity of frames, pressure vessels and pipes;

  • Knowledge of machining and welding processes;

  • Ability to work independently to develop, collect and interpret data, and prepare draft reports for a variety of projects.

  • Ability to interpret and apply GD&T on drawings and models;

  • Prior experience with Solidworks and Autocad strongly preferred;

  • Prior experience with SAP PLM preferred;

We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Good work/life balance
  • Positive work environment with challenging tasks
  • Development opportunities

Contact Us:

NES Advantage is Aker Solutions’ global recruitment services provider responsible for permanent and temporary staffing services.

For further information please contact: Julie.watkins@nesgt.com