Manager - Mechanical

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Employment: Full Time

Petrofac is a leading international service provider to the energy industry, with a diverse client portfolio including many of the world's leading energy companies.

We design, build, manage and maintain infrastructure for our clients. We recruit, reward, and develop our people based on merit regardless of race, nationality, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability. We value our people and treat everyone who works for or with Petrofac fairly and without discrimination.

The world is re-thinking its energy supply and energy security needs, planning for a phased transition to alternative energy sources. We are here to help our clients meet these evolving energy needs.

This is an exciting time to join us on this journey.

We support flexible working requests and have adopted a hybrid approach for most of our office-based roles. We ask employees to be present in the office at least three days per week.

Are you ready to bring the right energy to Petrofac and help us deliver a better future for everyone?



- Supervise and lead a team of engineers and designers in carrying out detailed engineering work for large & medium sized projects assuming entire responsibility for conceptual to detailed design and provide necessary technical information for procurement in compliance with tender specifications/data sheets and within budgeted cost and project schedules.
- Review of ITT, identification of scope and technical requirements
- Identifies areas of concern and risk, and directs the Teams to develop Risk Register
- Critically reviews the sizing and design requirements and identifies areas of optimization and potential cost savings.
- Review and moderates as required, the equipment cost and man-hour estimate.
- Performs Contract Review exercises and identifies inconsistencies related to scope of work and supply, HSE and technical requirements.
- Verify and conceptualize the most optimum work route. Identify a clear scope of work/supply and accordingly plan/schedule the engineering activities and manpower resource. Identify and quantify total number of engineering deliverables, man-hour allocation, format of delivery, time schedules and other requirements for execution of the work.
- Coordinate with projects and planning on project time schedules, establish target completion dates, ensure target dates are achieved.
- Develop Manpower charts and schedules, recommend, assign and distribute manpower for the execution of engineering activities within budgeted project man-hours. Recommend cost effective measures to reduce overall manpower costs.
- Review and identify design inputs from other discipline documents such as environmental regulations, hazardous area classifications, process design basis, project specifications, process data sheets, P&IDs, control system block diagram, piping material specifications, electrical and instrumentation specifications for packages.
- Critically review and check all project deliverables such as data sheets, RFQs, TBEs, PRs generated by Team.
- Co-ordinate and participate in various vendor discussions for technical and commercial evaluation of vendor offers.
- Administer the preparation of Purchase Requisitions for the procurement of equipment and materials. Review vendor quality plans, ensure vendor equipment's compatibility and compliance with the scope of client specifications. Coordinate with procurement, ascertain expedite of materials and equipment to site.
- Perform vendor document review and check for completeness, correctness and consistency of comments generated by the Team and other disciplines.
- Interface and regularly meet with client and vendor representatives, conduct internal staff meetings, ensure the progress of project in accordance to schedule, allotted man hours and budgeted costs. Coordinate with projects and planning departments on schedule related issues. Update TDR progress reports using PETROCEPT software.
- Provide inputs for the preparation of plot plans, organize the issuance of engineering drawings and technical documents for Inter-Discipline Checks (IDC's) coordinate with other engineering discipline in the integration of data inputs.
- Monitor and ensure the Team focus on co-coordinating and managing technical interfaces amongst various disciplines and adequately capture changes as work progresses.
- Direct and monitor Material Take Off (MTO) activities, identify irregularities and shortfalls, take corrective action as required.
- Interact with Quality Assurance for quality issues; strictly ensure compliance with Company's ISO Quality procedures. Coordinate Internal and Client audit requests; facilitate audit procedures of engineering systems within the department.
- Interface and provide clarification and guidance and technical support to construction sites and commissioning engineers, provide start-up assistance as required.
- Supervise and guide two or more leads who involve in detail engineering of projects.
- Perform departmental duties on development of standards, training young engineers and development of young engineers.
- Responsible for man-hour estimates, manpower planning and resource allocation
- Involve in Department Development activities and Training activities.
- Supervise and guide multiple teams leads in carrying out proposal engineering and detail engineering.
- Assist the HOD/ Group Manager in resource development and recruitment.
- Leads the activities in converting the project from concept to detailed engineering. Works within Project Budget requirements. Serves as the tie-in in the department team for inter-discipline engineering concerned with the project. Accountable for overall discipline related activities for the successful completion of project within allotted schedule, manpower and costs.
- Decisions on the technical matters of the specified project &internal work distribution. Consults with Project Engineering Manager and Group Manager on main issues which may affect budget, schedule, resources, layout, and equipment specifications. May make recommendations on mobilization/demobilization of personnel.
- Supervise 10 to 15 Engineers and designers as a lead and supervise two or more leads as group leader. 10% of time is spent on Training incumbents.


- Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum 20 years of work experience preferable from a background in working for the EPC of the Oil and Gas Industry.
- Managerial + Lead Engineer level experience of min 8 to 10 years
- Manage the development and preparation of equipment sizing and identification of equipment specifications and interface i.e., packages, compressors, pumps, steam/gas turbines, controls, power supply, utility requirements, environmental regulation requirements and other assessments. Define metallurgy specifications in accordance to process requirements, administer the development of Mechanical Datasheets. Carry out checking work to ensure quality products are issued.
- Well versed with HAZOP, SIL, 3D Model and Mechanical Handling studies of Rotating Equipment and Packages.


Petrofac is an international provider of facilities solutions to the oil & gas production and processing industries.

Petrofac delivers services through seven business units: Engineering & Construction, Engineering & Construction Ventures, Engineering Services, Offshore Engineering & Operations, Training, Production Solutions and Energy Developments.

Through these businesses, Petrofac designs and builds oil & gas facilities; operates, maintains and manages facilities and trains personnel; enhances production; and, where it can leverage its service capability, develops and co-invests in upstream and infrastructure projects.

Petrofac’s range of services meets its customers’ needs across the full life cycle of oil & gas assets.

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