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Mechanical Engineer – LNG SME Consultant

Engineer, Mechanical, LNG
Job Ref 11087
Chicago, United States
Job Type:
Mechanical Engineer
$150 Per Hour

Job Details

A JAB Recruitment client is seeking a Mechanical Engineering Consultant with expertise in LNG tanks. This is a senior level role requiring industry experience.

** This role is a long-term 1-3 year contract. This role will assist in the development of a regional hub for LNG bunkering service to ultimately supply LNG as fuel to marine vessels.

10 + years of Liquified Natural Gas experience required.

Please Note:

  • Experienced professional with demonstrated expertise in LNG REQUIRED.
  • NO C2C
  • Project Estimated Start Date: May 15th, 2024
  • Must be a US Citizen and authorized to work indefinitely for any employer without present or future need for visa sponsorship.
  • Must possess a US passport for international travel purposes.
  • Must be willing and able to pass pre-employment background and drug screenings.
  • *Please upload an MS Word document resume. Thank You!




  • Accountable for all matters related to the Mechanical/ Piping/ Valve engineering for the LNG tank, fit for purpose and with full respect to the Statement of Requirement with approved changes .
  • Prepares and suggests technical content of essential studies to initiate EPC contractor action and conformity with state of the art in LNG plant design.
  • Supervises all subcontracted studies and provides support to other packages with the support of Head Quarters specialist.
  • Ensure PVV choices take into account constructability, operability and flexibility of the facilities
  • Proposes recommendations on technical deviation requests and keeps updated the documentation related to the Mechanical/ Piping disciplines.
  • Participates to studies required by third parties as required.
  • Communicates and applies the H3SE policies of the COMPANY and ensure the engineering is developed accordingly.
  • Ensures the correct implementation of Company rules and specifications (CR’s/ GS’s), Project specifications, relevant international standards and any applicable regulations requirements.
  • Leads the review of the CONTRACTOR’ key deliverables such as Mechanical/ Piping studies consolidate comments from the other engineering disciplines and operations.
  • Provides technical assistance to the project for any technical audits (required by the banks and the insurance companies or Board of Directors, HAZOP, PR…).
  • Participate, in coordination, with others to the Inspection and Tests Plans (ITP) and FAT preparation and execution. To attend meetings / FATs with Vendors where necessary.
  • Reports potential impact on overall project strategy, planning and target achievement.
  • Promotes workshops with the HQ specialist and or contractor’s specialist in order to ensure COMPANY concepts and comments are well understood and quickly integrated in technical documents.
  • Guides CONTRACTOR main design selection in a Fit-for-Purpose approach in order to reach an optimized design. Accordingly, he promotes and follow until approval the deviation request to COMPANY requirements in the main time.
  • Ensures through efficient review the good respect of the applicable frame of reference.
  • Participates actively to proper interface management with Process, Safety, Electrical, Instrumentation… studies carried out during the EPSCC phase.
  • Reviews and comments the key technical documents of the interfacing disciplines such as Process, Safety, instrumentation, rotating machines ... as well as project procedures, if required.
  • Participates to the Project HAZID, HAZOP, PR.
  • Provides its technical inputs to any contractual discussions with EPC Contractor.
  • Contributes to the development of the digital plant though the centric data management when applicable.
  • Participate to Vendors and in particular for LLIs technical evaluation.
  • Ensure design validity and coherence with other disciplines and throughout the LNG Facilities.
  • Participates actively to proper interface management with all Marsa LNG contractor ( PLANT, SIPC, OQGN, etc)
  • Call for/Participate to interfaces coordination activities and ensure synergies are developed between the different Contractors.
  • Assist commissioning, start up and Operation team when required. Transfer project knowledge to operations.
  • Prepare REX and Lessons Learnt all along the EPC.


  • Mechanical Engineer with proven experience (> 10 years) with LNG tanks
  • Professional experience: several years of proven experience in EPSCC stages of LNG projects, including
  • The candidate must also have basic knowledge in welding, NDT, and Corrosion.
  • Good teamwork, and previous team Management desirable
  • Fluent in English
Ideal candidate will be required to pass pre-employment background check and drug screenings. 

We are an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.  EOE/M/F/D/V

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