Lead Mechanical Engineer

Location: Houston, Texas Salary: competitive
Sector: Engineering Type: contract

My client, a large Engineering Company located in the Houston, TX area is in need of a Lead Mechanical Engineer.

Contract:12 months

Rate: $70-$75 hourly

Schedule: M-F 40 hours weekly

Location: Houston, TX


  • Must have a degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Must have a Professional Engineering License
  • Must have 15 years experience on Midstream projects
  • Must have knowledge with 49 CFR 192 & 195, ASME and API codes
  • Must have experience with AutoCAD 2D and 3D


  • Review and design of P&IDs
  • Coordinates and leads the work of designers and drafters
  • Check mechanical and pressure piping systems documentation for completeness and correctness
  • Check vendor documentation for completeness and correctness
  • Conduct field surveys of existing facilities equipment
  • Perform calculations related to pressure piping and mechanical systems
  • Prepare RFQ packages for valves, pressure relief systems, rotating equipment and measurement systems
  • Selection and sizing of all mechanical equipment
  • Prepare mechanical equipment data sheets
  • Read and develop engineering specifications
  • Participate in HAZOP/PHA meetings
  • Review and comment on Cause & Effect and Control Narrative documents
  • Participate in the scoping, bid preparation, and estimating process for new engineering projects
  • Support of construction, commissioning, and start-up of new facilities (including field visits)

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