mechanical project engineer, gdańsk

gdańsk, pomorskie
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gdańsk, pomorskie
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12-24 miesiące

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paulina koryczan+48 +48 603 305 501
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/429/11/2020/PK - 66809

job description

Our Client, Maersk Drilling, is a world leader in harsh environment and deep-water drilling with one of the youngest and most advanced fleets in the industry. Our Gdańsk location is playing an integral role in global operations by being part of Global Business Solutions (GBS). Today we continue to deliver the operational excellence we are renowned for, while exploring new business models and innovative technologies. Our goal is to improve safety and efficiency and reduce cost and complexity, ultimately making offshore oil and gas more competitive. This is what we mean by Smarter Drilling for Better Value.


We are looking for Mechanical Engineer for Maersk Drilling office in Gdańsk.  As a Mechanical Engineer you will be part of the Project Engineering department which is part of Project Organization. In your role you are responsible for ensuring engineering support to Operations and the Commercial Department, supporting modification projects and handling projects on the operational rigs. You will have close cooperation with Clients, Rig Managers, Project Managers and team members and have a high influence on own planning, project planning, travels etc. You will participate in innovative projects and helping the Company becoming more sustainable.

You will be part of a truly international company with our employees representing 65 nationalities. Our strong focus on diversity is a natural outcome of a company with a strong talent focus, mindset and culture. This goes hand in hand with a commitment to inclusion: all employees are valued and treated with respect at all times and we believe that our employees thrive and perform better with a healthy work-life balance. 

You will be responsible for managing your own modification projects, working closely with our team of engineers to ensure that quality and progress targets are met. 

Working on a broad scope of what is regarded mechanical systems on a modern drilling rig.

You will work with performance requirements, validating engineering solutions, confirming same at FATs and commissioning and overseeing final installation and documentation.

You will be managing engineering consultancies and suppliers working on your projects.

You will facilitate and participate in projects internationally and further you are expected to contribute with in-depth technical knowledge on various projects.

If you want to help our Client's Gdańsk office to develop and delivering comfortable and friendly work environment to other people makes you excited – apply now!

what we offer

  • Development opportunities in an international stable and constantly developing company
  • Being a part of a company committed to creating a good environment for growth and a respectful atmosphere
  • Openness to independent action and implementation of own ideas and solutions
  •  Opportunity to participate in projects of different complexity levels and to cooperate with various departments
  • Great opportunity to work in an international company that values employees and provides right environment for right people
  • Strong focus on work-life balance
  • Pastries and fruits in the office
  • Office located in well-communicated city area in Gdańsk Centre

your tasks

  • Do technical project management of various maintenance and upgrade scopes across the fleet. This includes providing technical expertise and project management activities, such as: planning, budgeting, vendor management and stakeholder management.
  • Write technical purchase specifications.
  • Responsible, based on scope of work and design basis, for development of the overall and detailed design. You shall ensure that the design complies with contractual requirements, good engineering practice and complies with Rules, Regulations and Standards as applicable for the relevant offshore work. You shall ensure that design progress meets the contract schedule.
  • Responsible for delivering SoW within agreed time and budget end-to-end, which means high quality in all aspects of planning, engineering, execution and documentation.
  • Give engineering support to general activities, such as offshore operations, commercial, IT, Sustainability etc.
  • Project management of new installations and modifications on existing MODU’s as appointed.
  • Make suggestions for improvements in all matters within your area of responsibility.
  • Obtain and maintain knowledge of relevant Rules, Regulations and Standards within the key areas.
  • Obtain and maintain general knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the key areas and perform specialist duty on agreed selected areas. 
  • Ensure that in all matters, prior to decision, an economic and businesslike assessment is made so that the project is executed with the utmost efficiency and the best economical result for life time cost.

what we expect

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Relevant experience within the offshore industry of 3 years or more.
  • English proficiency written and verbal
  • High level of communication capabilities
  • Experience within drilling operations or shipping industry.
  • Computer literate and preferably experiences working with Microsoft office, Project planning tools, and ERP system.
  • Thrive in an ambitious environment and welcome feedback as an efficient way to develop personal and professional skills. ​
  • Trustworthy, self-driven, ambitious and knows the importance of working together as a team to reach stretched targets.
  • Hold a positive mindset, high level of energy and a relentless focus on maximizing impact and output​.
  • Strive to deliver high quality and possess great communication skills​.
  • Curious by nature and gets motivated by expanding your capabilities.
  • Mechanical competencies, which can include but not necessarily all:
  • Rotating equipment (Diesel engines, Power turbines, Compressors, Pumps, Fans)
  • Auxiliary systems (Fuel, Air systems, Water systems: fresh, salt and firefighting, Mud mixing and treatment systems)
  • HVAC systems
  • Hydraulic systems
  • Piping and valve systems
  • Drilling systems and drilling equipment
  • Thruster systems
  • Jacking systems
  • Marine systems (e.g. anchor winches)

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