Saulsbury Industries

  • Principal Mechanical Engineer

    Job Locations US-TX-Odessa
    Posted Date 2 months ago(3/12/2018 2:09 PM)
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  • Overview

    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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