Saulsbury Industries

Principal Mechanical Engineer

Job Locations US-TX-Odessa
Posted Date 5 days ago(3/12/2018 2:09 PM)
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Lead mechanical engineer and/or provide support to assigned projects to ensure the development of effective designs, drawings and documentation to achieve client/owner requirements as part of a multidisciplinary engineering and project execution team.


  • Report directly to Department Manager/Supervisor for work process and job assignments
  • Works with a team of discipline engineers to support creation of deliverables
  • Maybe required to work on more than one project at a time
  • Job is part of a multi-discipline team
  • Supervise the activities of junior Engineers, designers and draftsmen to ensure accuracy and completeness of documents and drawings produced.
  • Ensure drawings and engineering documents are accurate and complete
  • Produce detailed designs for a particular segment ensuring compliance with codes and standards
  • Develop engineering documents, working drawings and write specifications
  • Demonstrated knowledge of procedures and practical application of skills
  • Lead, supervise and guide discipline-specific teams in the preparation and coordination of design basic or detail drawings ensuring deadlines are met and that work is completed to the required quality standards
  • Deliverables are accurately presented within timeframe and manpower budget
  • Bring solution to complex problems
  • Review and resolve interdisciplinary design and technical issues to ensure the most effective and efficient design is adopted


  • 20 or more years of applicable industry experience in the specification of compressors, pumps, exchangers, flares, tanks, relief valves, piping systems, etc. for energy or petrochemical facilities is preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering is required
  • Texas PE licensure required
  • Extensive knowledge of pertinent industry codes is required
  • Specific experience with COADE Caesar II software is a plus
  • Proven success in developing and executing projects, including objectives, scope, schedule and deliverables;
  • Familiar with Microsoft Project or similar software;
  • Tenacious, results oriented approach to work, with high quality work standards;
  • Impeccable personal and professional ethics;
  • Minimal travel involved


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand, walk, or sit 1/3 to 2/3’s of the scheduled work shift
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, walk up stairs, talk and hear
  • Ability to reach with hands and arms, work with hands and fingers, and carry between 5 and 15 pounds periodically through the work shift
  • Ability to compare, analyze, communicate, copy, coordinate, compute, evaluate and compile materials during the work shift
  • Office environment – indoor with low to moderate levels of noise
  • May be required to observe construction progress outdoors by walking or driving to or on the site over rough or uneven terrain which may be dusty, muddy, wet and noisy





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