Principal Mechanical Engineer (Rotating)


Petrofac is seeking a Principal Mechanical Engineer – Rotating¬†–¬†Contractor for 12 months based Aberdeen, UK.

The role is outside IR35 and we invite Limited Companies to engage.

Scope of Services:

Services to be supported during the duration of the contract are detailed below. A requirement to undertake additional services shall be mutually agreed by way of contract amendment:


  • Liaison with Procurement, QA/QC Inspection, Doc Control in delivery of the above
  • Have an understanding and¬†apply¬†the EU directives¬†
  • Participation in¬†Hazop,¬†Hazid¬†and design reviews¬†ensure the mechanical engineering support provided satisfies the appropriate Asset Safety Case and that the Prevention of Fire and Explosion, Emergency Response (PFEER).¬†
  • Development of the plans, CTR’s and schedules¬† for the individual work scopes¬†
  • Compliance with company¬†engineering procedures,¬†industry codes and standards¬†
  • Ensure that all mechanical work complies with project and Petrofac¬†HSE¬†and quality¬†policies &¬†procedures¬†
  • Provide¬†Mechanical engineering technical support to, and implement instructions from, the Project Manager.¬†
  • Provide Engineering Input to Estimates for project work Scopes¬†
  • Package management for static & rotating equipment.¬†
  • Development of Technical Specifications¬†
  • Technical evaluation of vendor proposals¬†
  • Post order vendor liaison, vendor document review, visits and acceptance testing
  • Provide technical expertise in the development of cost-effective solutions, ensuring all design changes are captured in the change control process.¬†
  • Provide preparation and checking of mechanical documents and IDC‚Äôs where necessary.¬†
  • Provide technical expertise¬†during the development¬†Initiation, FEED, Detail, Implementation Execution¬†phases.¬†
  • Respond and assist in mechanical technical queries to ensure resolution to the satisfaction of the Technical Authority.¬†
  • To be able to conduct site surveys and vendor visits¬†
  • Liaise with the¬†discipline engineering teams,¬†clients¬†& vendors as required.¬†
  • Attend project & vendor kick-off meetings¬†
  • Provide input to progress and planning meetings¬†
  • Ensure that all mechanical engineering work is carried out in accordance with client priorities and schedules¬†¬†
  • Review of job progress and cost reports regarding mechanical engineering activities.¬†
  • Approve the below listed deliverables
  • Ensure that the technical quality of the work produced by the discipline assigned team members is of the required standard.¬†
  • Plan and coordinate mechanical resources.¬†




Services should be provided to produce the following deliverables where required as part of project specific works, specific clients and durations will be called off as part of the purchase order. 


Key deliverables to include but not limited to:

  • Equipment¬†Specifications &¬†Data Sheets¬†
  • Requisition¬†/¬†SDRL¬†/¬†Bill of Materials¬†
  • Preparation & Issue of Survey Reports¬†
  • Spares & Equipment Lists¬†/ Schedules¬†
  • PEP‚Äôs¬†
  • Vendor¬†and¬†Package¬†Statement of Requirements


Services should be provided to check and verify or approve the following design deliverables where required as part of project specific works. Key deliverables to include:


  • Equipment Specifications & Data Sheets¬†
  • Requisition / SDRL / Bill of Materials¬†
  • Survey Reports¬†
  • Spares & Equipment Lists / Schedules¬†
  • PEP‚Äôs¬†
  • Vendor and Package statement of Requirements¬†¬†¬†
  • Work Pack Input¬†– Mechanical¬†¬†


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