Principal HVAC Mechanical Engineer


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Posted on: 10 Mar 2024

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Employment: Full Time

Building on our past. Ready for the future

Worley is a global professional services company of energy, chemicals and resources experts headquartered in Australia.

Right now, we're bridging two worlds as we accelerate to more sustainable energy sources, while helping our customers provide the energy, chemicals and resources that society needs now.

We partner with our customers to deliver projects and create value over the life of their portfolio of assets. We solve complex problems by finding integrated data-centric solutions from the first stages of consulting and engineering to installation and commissioning, to the last stages of decommissioning and remediation. Join us and help drive innovation and sustainability in our projects.

Primary Responsibilities:

Business Development Support:
- Assists business development activities by maintaining an up to date personal profile and resume.
- Builds positive working relationships with external parties such as the customer, suppliers, and contractors.
- Supports proposals by developing the discipline execution strategy, estimating costs, writing proposal content, and presenting to customers.
- May be called upon to lead all or part of the technical proposal.

Business Operations:
- Supports the business by communicating team resource loading and skill requirements to a direct supervisor or Discipline Manager.
- Ensures the project work is covered for vacation and unplanned absences.
- Mentors/trains and supports the delivery of training.
- Assists in the employee performance review process .
- Facilitates coverage of activities when people leave the team.
- Encourages knowledge of and compliance with requirements and processes.
- Works to resolve inter-discipline, vendor, and customer issues.
- Ensures discipline technical work and team activities meet all health, safety, environmental, and security requirements.
- Ensures team member adherence to generally accepted engineering and design practices, regulatory requirements, and customer specifications.
- Supports the standardization of equipment specifications, drawings, and document templates. Contributes to the understanding of technical knowledge, legal requirements, and customer specifications whenever viable and lawful.
- Uses local/global standards to support technical excellence. Supports checking, peer reviews, and incorporation of comments and findings.
- Demonstrate a visible and active commitment to HSE management and its associated requirements in a project environment.
- Expert knowledge in design & selection of HVAC equipment for offshore and onshore oil & gas projects of comparable complexity and value is essential.
- Experience in study work, cost estimation and assessment of existing equipment.
- Experience in CONCEPT / SELECT / DEFINE phase activities, Detailed Design and EPC phase, procurement of equipment and management of third parties is preferred.
- Experience with Consultant or owner or Project Management Consultant (PMC) organisation in the execution of similar projects is preferable.
- Participation in projects in Middle East is preferred, ADNOC experience is preferred.


Technical Competency
- Demonstrate capability to actively engage in client workshops covering design review, HAZID, HAZOP, constructability, sustanability, reliability, quality reviews etc.
- Has experience in discipline Basis of Design development and equipment selection philosophy.
- Able to complete equipment selection studies for new equipment and adequacy studies of existing equipment.
- Has expert knowledge in preparation of specifications, mechanical datasheets, requisitions along with carrying out technical bid evaluation for HVAC equipment and packages.
- Can describe engineering skills to consistently deliver quality, work accurate and timely to deliver activities and deliverables for Worley and its clients.
- Conduct document checking and design verification tasks for compliance to company and project specifications
- Conduct interdisciplinary coordination activities.
- Must have extensive knowledge about codes, standards & recommended practices for this discipline.
- Should have knowledge of other international codes and standards, statutory and regulatory requirements and a good understanding of onshore / offshore engineering practices applicable to mechanical-rotating engineering design for oil and gas / refinery / petrochemical facilities.
- Familiarity with ADNOC Standards and procedures would be an advantage.
- Has expert knowledge and experience in design & engineering of following types of HVAC equipment:
- Centrifugal Chiller Compressors (specific to Process Gas Applications)
- Air cooled chiller
- Package and DX type unit
- Chilled water Pumps
- HVAC control philosphy
- Fans and blowers
- Extensive knowledge of procurement support and package management for equipment purchase.
- The candidate shall demonstrate knowledge in typical engagement covering manufacturer ITP, sub-supplier order, material certification, welding, NDE and testing procedures, manufacture hold points, stage payment, FAT and inspection release.
- Previous experience and competence in completing site visit to client site, information gathering and lision with client representative.


Worley is a leading global provider of professional services in the energy, chemicals and resources sectors. We partner with our customers to address their most critical challenges at every stage of their projects: from initial concepts to sustaining and enhancing their assets. And we provide smarter, bolder solutions while delivering on our own sustainability commitments.

We are 51,000 bright minds across 46 countries all driven by a common purpose – delivering a more sustainable world. While working to fulfill our ambition to be recognized globally as the leader in sustainability solutions.

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