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Principal Machinery Engineer

Location : Warren NJ US 07059
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Reference Code : 19439-JF1
Compensation : open - 50-65/h
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 10
Required Education : BS Mechanical or Chemical Engineering
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Engineering

Job Description :

  • Contract position for a Principal Machinery Engineer responsible for execution and support of rotating machinery and auxiliary systems (lube oil systems, heat exchangers, filtration equipment, silencers, etc.).

  • Air, nitrogen oxygen, Natural Gas and Hydrogen are most typical compression services.

  • Responsibilities with other equipment includes pumping services with cryogenic liquids and high pressure Boiler Feed Water.

  • Communicate and support other project engineers & managers / owner's engineers and suppliers on a global basis in the specifics of machinery project execution.

  • Ability to select and specify mechanical equipment.

  • Provide detailed drawing review and feedback to equipment OEM's.

  • Critical supplier design audits of major machinery to develop a full understanding of risks associated with machinery designs.

  • Ability to follow project from specification process, through design and manufacture, construction and installation, commissioning, and resolution of field issues

  • Develop, plan, and implement QA/ QC plans related to testing of machinery.

  • Ability to bring knowledge and experience from plant operating environment to improve best practices.

  • Support company with significant operational issues of equipment and provide expert assistance in plant commissioning and troubleshooting.

  • Support business unit on emergent rotating equipment issues and catastrophic failures. Sufficient experience is necessary to work independently without support of OEM's.

  • Support and execute projects in multiple geographies as the business requires.

  • Oversee the numerous contract machinery engineering resources to support our various projects.

Required Qualifications :

  • BS Mechanical or Chemical Engineering

  • SME in large compression equipment and power drive systems.

  • Understanding of thermodynamics, aerodynamics, heat transfer, machine design, vibration analysis, machine dynamics, and manufacturing methods.

  • Experience and technical knowledge with design and operation of, gear boxes, auxiliary systems, pumps (including cryogenic), cryogenic expansion turbines, reciprocating compressors, dry gas seal systems.

  • Detailed understanding of machinery controls and protection systems.

  • Direct experience with large centrifugal compressors and compressor trains (integrally geared, in-line and axial) up to 50MW.

  • Extensive experience in plant machinery commissioning and testing.

  • Knowledge of machinery design issues that are critical to the success of ASU/ HYCO & CO2 tonnage plants.

  • Minimum 10 years relevant experience in Rotating Machinery Engineering/ Troubleshooting.

  • Minimum 5 years experience process plant design / E&C experience.

  • Must be willing to travel extensively (50-60% of time) or as business requires.

Contact: John Forsatz

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