Sr Rotating Equipment Engineer | Schlumberger

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Sr Rotating Equipment Engineer

Houston - United States

The Sr. Rotating Equipment Engineer is responsible for performing engineering, designing, supporting procurement, reviewing engineering documents and following up with fabrication, support commissioning and maintenance of rotating equipment for Production Facilities. In deep understanding of plant operations, supply and product logistics, business drivers, cost drivers, and feedstock sensitivities. Must also demonstrate the ability to work with multidisciplinary teams producing reports, studies and presentations related to rotating equipment selection that are pivotal in shaping management’s decisions. Meet or exceed customer expectations in a timely manner within the budget

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain state-of-the-art knowledge in sizing and selecting rotating and packaged equipment such as all type of pumps, compressors, instrument air packages, nitrogen packages, chemical injection packages, diesel generators, etc. used in plant and field facilities.
  • Excel in material selection and mechanical integrity requirements for such equipment considering fluids characteristics and environmental conditions.
  • Create datasheets, technical specification, technical requisitions, technical bid evaluations for rotating and packaged equipment. Review, comment and approve or reject engineering documents from vendors. Follow up on technical scope of work of vendors.
  • Support process engineers in selecting type of rotating equipment.
  • Perform calculations on power requirements of motors, engines and compressors. Create specification of gas compressors, pumps, diesel generators, instrument air and nitrogen packages. Uses computer assisted engineering and design software to perform engineering calculations.
  • Have a complete understanding either for pumps or compressor. Ensures that all assigned activities and operations comply with applicable codes, regulations and laws.
  • Provides support to fabrication and installation activities to ensure products and systems conform to engineering design and client specifications. Provide construction & commissioning support during project execution.
  • Coordinates activities with other project disciplines involved in fabrication, operation, application, and installation or repair of various materials, products or systems.
  • Review “as-built” drawings and re-run or check calculations, as required, to ensure conformity.
  • Take an active role in developing Product Line Standards. Continuously improve rotating equipment engineering designs of Product Line projects to decrease equipment and construction costs and improve equipment reliability and life.
  • Perform troubleshooting and major repair of oil and gas rotating equipment, such as air compressors, pumps and diesel generators.
  • Provide input to the “Lessons learned” process and utilize findings from the process to update tools and processes. Conduct technical training sessions covering Codes and Industry Standards requirements to be presented to other engineers. Participate in continuing education to maintain professional status as required by licensing authorities and to enhance professional skills.
  • Advise and assist project and discipline engineers with the interpretation and clarification of applicable industry Codes and Client Specification requirements. Check the work by others as required.


Preferred Skills:

  • Possess a high degree of initiative.
  • Ability to work as a team member with various Product Line departments associated with designing, estimating, fabricating, constructing and operating. Ability to work independently with some supervision.
  • Capability to interact with customers and assist in preparing technical presentations for customers.
  • Ability to follow directions.
  • Knowledge and experience in vibration troubleshooting.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in mechanical engineering with 10 years relevant experience designing and documenting gas compression plants and O&G productionfacilities since concept to maintenance.
  • In depth knowledge of industry international codes and standards such as ASME, API, NFPA, NACE, PIP, ANSI, ISO.
  • Understanding of HAZOPs and safety studies. Develop of FAT and SAT procedures as well as supervision.
  • Extensive knowledge in utilization of software to predict behavior and pre-select rotating equipment, such us compressors or pumps.Clear and concise verbal and written communications.
  • Candidates must be able to legally work and reside in the US, without sponsorship.


Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

Schlumberger is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor- priority referral Protected Veterans requested.



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