The IR&D Marine Project Engineer is responsible for providing subject matter expertise to the Silverstream team in the context of mechanical components and piping systems that are integral to functioning of ALS. You will be involved in a wide range of activities from overseeing the specification of components and their interface at ship to managing the technical relationship with key OEMs, chief amongst which are compressor manufacturers.
- Provide subject matter expertise for mechanical, HVAC and piping design/modifications for installation of ALS both as a Retrofit and as part of a Newbuild project.
- Provide a focal point to our engineering teams in context of mechanical engineering, HVAC and piping systems, nurturing and growing our skills base in this regard.
- Develop & maintain technical and performance specifications.
- Support tendering activities associated with placement of Framework Agreements with identified OEMs.
- Enable cost effective solutions for all target vessels.
- Develop clear understanding of the life cycle cost of solutions offered to clients.
- Apply mechanical engineering expertise on Projects in support of Project Engineers (PE).
- Attendance at shipyards including oversight of system commissioning activities.
- Develop suite of standard Project deliverables that articulate the mechanical/piping/HVAC elements of ALS installation.
- Act as technical focal point with key OEMs for mechanical components. Activities encompassing.
Skills, Qualifications, Experience & Characteristics
- Higher Degree in Mechanical/Marine Engineering or a related subject or equivalent industry qualifications (Chief Engineer).
- Chartered Engineering Status is desirable although not essential.
- A clear and demonstrable understanding of marine air compressor design, operation and installation in a marine environment is desirable.
- A clear and demonstrable understanding of marine piping systems and ability to calculate pipe system losses, pipe stresses, heat transfer and similar characteristics is desirable.
- A clear and demonstrable understanding of marine HVAC systems and ability to calculate air flow needs given ambient conditions and compartment heat load is desirable.
- Experience relating to the oversight and verification of mechanical works executed within a shipyard environment.
- Conversant with AutoCAD and/or similar drafting packages. Some experience with Solid Works/3D modelling is desirable although not essential.