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Mechanical Engineer

Wess Technical Services Llc Walnut Creek, CA
  • Posted: 28 days ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Our client is currently looking to add an experienced hands-on Mechanical Engineer in Walnut Creek, CA with experience Designing, Inspecting, or Reconfiguring above ground storage tanks. Strong candidates should have Oil & Gas Industry experience with the specific storage tank specific experience including API-653 certification. Any Downstream / Refinery experience is a plus but is not required.

RESPONSIBILITIES

This engineer will provide Engineering support to the facility’s Tank Maintenance program including:

  • Provide in depth review of tank calculations and drawings.
  • Interpret and apply API 653/650 and API 2000 to refinery tanks.
  • Review and verify inspection reports.
  • Actively participate in the planning and execution of tank outages, both planned and unplanned.
  • Provide tank system troubleshooting
  • Provide plant engineering support for the routine daily operation of tanks within the refinery.
  • Troubleshoot tank mechanical problems and issues, develop alternatives, and propose solutions for long term safety and reliability.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or another technical field is required.
  • 3+ years’ work experience in API Storage Tank design and repair including engineering analysis, design, specification, installation, testing, start-up, and maintenance support.
  • API-653 certification is required
  • Must be very familiar with API 653/650 and API 2000 for tanks
  • Ability to perform tank calculations including, but not limited to shell thickness, floating suction, wind girder and venting calculations.
  • Ability to read P&ID’s (piping & instrument diagrams), plot plans, piping, and structural drawings
  • Excellent working knowledge of ASME pressure vessel and piping codes and API standards is required.
  • Experience developing pipe specifications and performing Stress Analysis is a plus but not required.
  • Experience developing specifications for mechanical equipment such as Pressure vessels, Heat exchangers, Pumps, Compressors, and Turbines is a plus but not required.
  • Applicants working must be capable of passing pre-employment drug and alcohol screening, have a valid driver’s license, and able to obtain a TWIC card.

Wess Technical Services Llc

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Walnut Creek, CA
USA

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