Lead Mechanical Engineer Jobs in Chennai – Ramboll Careers

Lead Mechanical Engineer


Bachelor / Master of Engineering in Mechanical or equivalent degree from recognized university
16 to 18 years of experience in total out of which 10+ years in Oil & Gas experience and 3 to 5 years’ experience in offshore platforms and 2 to 3 years in offshore substations.
Well familiar with International codes and standards, materials, specifications, calculations and datasheets for static, rotating and package equipment.
Familiar with Piping Material specifications, drawings and deliverables is an added advantage.
Have knowledge of Pressure Vessel Design, API-Tanks design, Pump selection, Compressors, Mechanical Packages, Material Handling equipment. Knowledge on design of Floating roof tanks will be an added advantage
Hands on knowledge with PV Elite and tank calculation software.
Knowledge of 3D Model review software like Navis.
Experience in Offshore Sub-Stations – 2 or 3 substations.
Experience in Offshore Sub-station layout will be an added advantage.
Good English Skills, both written and oral.
Technical Knowledge & Skills


Review contract documents and identify requirements and scope of work for project execution.
Feasibility studies, Concept, FEED, detail design and procurement support, construction, testing & commissioning.
Must have a sound technical knowledge on Mechanical equipment – Static, Rotating and Package equipment.
Familiarity with international codes, standards, and industry guidelines such as ASME, API, ASTM, ISO, NACE, DEP, DNV, NFPA, etc.
Knowledge of preparation of data sheets, technical specifications, technical requisitions, technical bid evaluations of different type of Mechanical equipment, post order vendor data review and coordination with vendors.
Should have sound knowledge of material handling equipment selection and studies – offshore.
Should be familiar and experience in offshore projects – Oil & Gas and Substations.
Should be familiar with offshore sub-station layout concepts, global codes and standards requirement.
Should have worked in Global multi-cultural environment and carried out Multi-discipline projects.
Should have strong practical knowledge on Mechanical Equipment handling, installation, maintenance, life extension, etc.

Personal Competencies

A Good team player who communicates well, open / transparent and takes initiative – Interpersonal skills to be able to work in a multi-disciplinary environment.
Good intercommunication skills to be able to work in close coordination with different nationalities, culture, and clients.
Takes ownership and responsibility for his / her deliverables.
Works Independently with minimum supervision and least support from others.
Willing to learn and grow.
Should be able to build and maintain good relationships with clients and colleagues.
Job Responsibilities


Execute work in compliance with the project requirements and the Company’s quality system.
Equipment Selection, Preparation / Checking of Sizing / Calculations.
Preparation / Checking of Datasheets and specifications for all the static, Rotating and Package Equipment.
Preparation / Checking of RFQ and Purchase Requisition of all the Mechanical Equipment.
Preparation of Technical Queries.
Technical Bid Evaluation and Technical Recommendation.
Vendor Drawings and Documentation Review.
Checking of Detailed Fabrication Drawings for Static Equipment.
Preparation of specifications and Datasheets for Piping components like Valves, specialty items (Optional).
Lead a team of Engineers and Designers.
Guide Draughts men / Designers if fabrication drawings are prepared.
Close Interaction with other disciplines / groups.


Help HOD in other department functions and development activities not mentioned here.
When required act as Project Engineering Manager for discipline specific / Multi-discipline projects.
Implementing Lean in Projects – Optimize the engineering and design process in terms of manhours, schedule, and quality.
Support in Proposals – Estimating and preparation of Mechanical Deliverables / Work package documentation.

Location: Chennai


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