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Black & Veatch Mechanical Engineer 3 - Fired Equipment Engineer in Helena, Montana

Mechanical Engineer 3 - Fired Equipment Engineer

Date: Sep 16, 2022



Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help yougive us your best, and together we can build a world of difference.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 83128

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Job Summary

As a Fired Equipment Engineer, your role is to provide fired equipment support and expertise. Strong candidates are expected to have a broad set of skills and knowledge encompassing fired heaters, flares, incinerators, boilers, SCRs, and similar systems including auxiliaries, related to Oil and Gas, LNG, Ammonia, Urea, Fertilizers, Gas Processing, Midstream, Sulfur, and other general heavy industries. Strong candidates shall exhibit deep code knowledge of ASME Section VIII Divisions 1 & 2, ASME Section I, API-521, API-537, API-560, API RP 936, NFPA standards, etc. applicable to fired equipment, and shall be capable of simple and complex analyses related to the design, specification, and applications engineering tasks associated with this equipment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Evaluate, select, specify, and engineer fired equipment packages suitable for design needs for reliable, cost-effective, and efficient operation.

  • Select and implement appropriate designs for fired equipment

  • Coordinate with equipment manufacturers to select the most technically acceptable design solutions.

  • Utilize leading and current technologies in development of designs.

  • Prepare equipment cost estimating and manhours for FEED and Detailed Design phases.

  • Prepare fired equipment data sheets and technical specifications for bid and purchase.

  • Review, interpret, and include client technical specifications in the bid & purchase specifications.

  • Perform bid clarifications / meetings with bidders and prepare technical bid evaluations/summaries for equipment.

  • Lead and coordinate meetings with internal disciplines, external consultants, clients, contractors, subcontractors, and vendors/fabricators.

  • Participate in client project meetings. Conduct meetings with fired equipment team working on the projects

  • Assist junior engineers to develop their fired equipment skills.

  • Perform Pre-Inspection meetings, shop surveillance, attend inspections & testing on fired equipment in vendor’s shop.

  • Participate in design & model reviews, Hazop reviews, constructability reviews, etc.

  • Perform vendor drawing reviews.

  • Develop construction subcontracts for fired equipment and other mechanical equipment packages.

  • Participate in on-site start-up and commissioning work on an as-needed basis.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred Experience working in LNG and gas processing projects.

  • Preferred Experience working in Ammonia, Urea, and Fertilizer plant projects.

  • Preferred Experience working in Hydrogen generation projects.

  • Candidates with Petrochemical and Refining Experience also welcome

  • Experience in selecting and working with all types of fired equipment and auxiliaries, complex packaged equipment systems, etc. in oil & gas and chemical process and ammonia/urea/fertilizer industries.

  • Experience with ASME Code (Section I, Section VIII Divisions 1 & 2).

  • Experience with NFPA 85, 86, and 87 codes.

  • Experience with EPA emissions regulations and test methods.

  • Experience in reading detailed project drawings, blueprints, and technical interpretations.

  • Experience with fired equipment troubleshooting and small services engineering projects.

  • Experience in purchasing equipment to ASME STS-1; API 521, 537, 560, and other relevant fired equipment standards.

  • Experience with equipment inspection and general condition engineering assessment projects per API 573, 936, etc.

  • Experience in attending and performing engineered equipment shop inspections.

  • Experience in writing fired equipment ASME and API overlay specifications.

  • Experience in material and component selection for static equipment.

  • Experience with working on projects from early conceptual to detailed engineering and on to project start-up and operations support.

  • Experience in the role of Lead Equipment Engineer on larger projects.

  • Have mentoring skills and work with and encourage junior staff.

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

  • Experience in handling multiple jobs/projects on a weekly basis.

  • Excellent organizational skills and time management skills; self-paced.

Having the following additional experience will have added advantage:

  • Experience in the role of Mechanical Lead Equipment Engineer on projects.

  • Experience in equipment installation, commissioning, & start-up support at site.

  • Experience working on offshore fixed platform and floating vessel projects.

  • Experience in workshare with other country offices globally.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. Minimum of 3 years related work experience All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade


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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

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