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Mechanical Engineer

Houston, Texas
Job Type
1 Sep 2022

NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.

As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for developing, designing, and managing all mechanical aspects of LNG projects including liquefaction, storage, truck transfer, and vaporization of LNG
Weekly reporting to individual project managers on project status, budget, and schedule
Authoring design, procurement, and operations specifications for equipment and systems
Field commissioning and troubleshooting of LNG plant startup and operations
Systematic analysis of piping stress, pressure vessel nozzles, vapor dispersions, and thermal radiation
Reviewing calculations, equipment specifications, requisitions, and drawings
Maintain technical proficiency and code expertise in the LNG field (49CFR193, NFPA 59A, ASME B31.3, BPVC Section VIII)
Develop cost estimates and proposals in response to client requests
Development of drawings for fabrication and construction of plant piping and equipment systems. This may include interdisciplinary work with civil, electrical, process, and controls project groups to optimize design
Travel to sites approximately 10% of the time

Specific Knowledge & Skills

Ability to communicate effectively with clients, subcontractors, and co-workers
Experience in design of cryogenic, natural gas, petrochemical, oil, or power systems
Previous work specifying pumps, compressors, valves, heat exchangers, heaters, coolers, boilers, or pressure vessels
Site or field experience installing, operating, or troubleshooting equipment
Ability to set priorities, to be self-disciplined and consistent
Good written and oral communications skills
Computer literacy in MS Office and MS Project
Ability to communicate effectively with clients, subcontractors, and co-workers

Education and/or Experience

BS degree in Mechanical Engineering; PE preferred
10+ years experience
Hands-on construction experience in the field/at sites required

NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.

NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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  • Job Reference: 700891123-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: NV5
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent