Aker Solutions provides oilfield products, systems and services for customers in the oil and gas industry world-wide. The company's knowledge and technologies span from reservoir to production and through the life of a field.
Aker Solutions brings together engineering and technologies for oil and gas drilling, field development and production. The company employs approximately 23 500 people in more than 30 countries. They apply the knowledge and create and use technologies that deliver their customers' solutions.
We are looking for individuals who are prepared to take a position. Not only a position within Aker Solutions, but also a position on the exciting challenges the global oil and gas industry face now and in the future
The Mechanical Engineer performs the engineering design function by applying his/her technical expertise in a professional manner in order to comply with prescribed objectives.
Responsibilities and tasks
Understands and integrates top-level business goals with their technical activities.
Assist in the development and establishment of new technologies and core technical competencies.
Assist in the reviewing of client specifications, to ensure products are suitable for application.
Raise exceptions to client specifications where products do not comply.
Ensure optimum mechanical solutions will work with current product or proposed products.
Ensure that the Project Execution Model Execution part is correctly utilised on projects.
Assist in the development of prototypes, verification/validation units and product specifications, including material specifications, assembly drawings and manufacturing documentation.
Select "standard" products to suit system solution provided by system engineer.
Liaise with Research & Development and Product Development and other engineering disciplines to ensure non-qualified products are suitable with current planned developments and ensuring current best practise all round.
Has a continual awareness of new and advancing technologies and provides conceptual and practical applications for products used.
May provide sustaining engineering direction and support for existing products.
The Engineer is capable of identifying and implementing technical solutions to suit Aker Subsea needs.
Additionally, when workload demands, the job holder may be assigned other duties as defined by the Supervisor.
Qualifications & personal attributes
Degree or HNC/HND with relevant industry experience
Demonstrable relevant Mechanical Engineering experience preferably within the Oil and Gas industry
Will have a sound working knowledge of offshore working techniques and ideally will have had exposure to the offshore working environment
Demonstrable experience in the ability to carry out all elements of mechanical design within Topside & Subsea Controls Systems covering Hydraulic and Electrical Power Distribution and Supply, Instrumentation and Flow measurement, material selection, and welding practices
Demonstrable experience in the ability to carry out all elements of mechanical design within a Xmas Tree & Wellhead Subsea System with the inclusion of operating/running tools, material selection, and welding practices
Preferably Chartered Engineer Status
Friendly colleagues in an industry with a bright future •An environment where you are encouraged to develop your skills and share your knowledge with your colleagues •Competitive benefits and strong focus on work-life balance