Mechanical Equipment Engineer

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Mechanical Equipment Engineer 
Houston, TX

We're looking for a thoughtful, well-rounded Mechanical Equipment Engineer to join our team!  If you are a Mechanical Engineer who likes diverse projects, designing equipment, and takes pride in your work, then this is the job for you!  We need an experienced Mechanical Equipment Engineer to support major oil and gas facility expansions in our Federal Business Unit working out of our Houston, Texas office. 


The ideal candidate will have minimum 5+ years of experience designing primary equipment like pumps, compressors, pressure vessels and internals, tanks, heat exchangers, fired equipment, cooling towers, and third party designed and packaged equipment that will be incorporated in a modularized plan.


Seeking experience with rotating equipment.


Our Mechanical Equipment Engineers will be to design a variety of primary equipment used in oil and gas facilities.  Project scope may include refinery facilities modifications, including HVAC, piping and piping supports, Fire protection equipment, rotating equipment, and other mechanical systems.   

  • Work includes conceptual studies, detailed design, field installation, and construction support in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries.
  • Primary equipment includes pumps, compressors, pressure vessels and internals, tanks, heat exchangers, fired equipment, cooling towers, and third party designed and packaged equipment. 
  • Prepares mechanical equipment and packaged equipment calculations, specifications and data sheets, RFQ, technical bid summaries, and purchase recommendations.
  • Reviews mechanical equipment vendor drawings, and data. Interfaces with suppliers, clients, other engineering disciplines, detailers/designers.
  • Prepares construction/installation scopes of work for mechanical equipment. 
  • Participates in the development of P&ID, package specifications, construction specifications, project schedules, project budgets, project staffing planning, and construction planning.
  • Ability to perform quality reviews for detailed engineering documents and specifications. Must have familiarity with mechanical equipment design codes (ASME, ANSI, API, PIP, NACE).
  • Prepares engineering computations, material quantity takeoffs, estimates, surveys, and designs.
  • Completes a variety of assignments such as drawings, specifications, and other materials suitable for procurement and construction purposes.  Frequently interfaces with other Engineering disciplines as well as other departments.
  • Provides technical guidance to CAD Designer/Drafters, Designers working on the same project.
  • May be required to provide the seal and signature of the professional engineer, as appropriate, ensuring compliance with all applicable codes, regulations, and ordinances.


Preferred Education/Experience

  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering required. 
  • PE Preferred
  • Min of 5+ years of related mechanical equipment design experience. in engineering design or construction in oil and gas or petrochemical industries.
  • U.S. citizens ONLY due to government or federal requirement. 
  • A National Agency Check will be needed for this position.

Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

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Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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