Mechanical Engineering Specialist

Job Posting Date: 24-Jan-2023

Work Location: Ras Laffan, QA

Company: Qatargas

Job Purpose

  • Develop feasibility studies and perform engineering studies for initiated changes through Management of Change process for safe and reliable operation of QG facilities.

Job Context & Major Challenge(s)

  • Operates in technical environment (Engineering Studies Section) under Engineering & Project Group, with interface with multiple internal and external stakeholders.

  • Develop Techno-Economic feasibility reports for Management of Change and multi-disciplinary Engineering Studies for brownfield opportunities/modifications as well as new projects without jeopardizing quality and/or safety.

  • Prepare Gate-1 and Gate-2 deliverables as per the requirements of Qatargas Project Management Systems (QGPMS), resulting in safe and reliable facilities.

Key Job Accountabilities - I

  • Prepare techno-economic feasibility reports for high level and complex Management of Change and multi-disciplinary Engineering Studies (Directive/Regulatory/Financial/Reliability/ SHE/Opportunity) for continuous-improvement of Plant Operations for all QG Assets, utilizing the Best Engineering Practices and International Standards either in-house or through external contractors/consultants.

  • Perform Economic/Financial Evaluation of all Feasibility Studies and Opportunities through plan projects and make investment decisions (PPMID) model.

  • Develop Gate Packages as per Qatargas Project Management Systems (QGPMS).

  • Provide engineering support and develop work packs to maintenance executed modifications.   Support shutdown/inspection/QA/QC during shutdowns for resolution discovery jobs /complex plant issues.

  • Provide Management of Change/Studies related technical support to all company Assets (Operations) identifying the timely solution to ensure Asset Integrity and Reliability sustaining Safe and Continuous Plant Environment. 

Key Job Accountabilities - II

  • Provide engineering Inputs throughout Project Life Cycle (Pre-FEED/FEED) ensuring quality and flawless execution.

  • Active participation in Safety Workshops, Cold Eye Reviews and Value Improvement Workshops. Steward /participate Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA), scenario based risk assessments (SBRAs), risk screening and Formal Risk Assessment (FRA).   

  • Review & validate all engineering documents (Drawings/Data Sheets/Philosophies/ Project Specifications etc.) produced by vendors, contractors and consultants.

  • Perform all engineering activities and develop all deliverables using engineering tools (engineering software) under Section Roles & Responsibilities.

  • Contribute developing and implementing department policies, procedures and controls covering all areas of Process Engineering and Optimization Business line activities. Mentor NDPs and cascade knowledge & information to develop them.


  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Knowledge and/or Experience

  • 8 years’ experience in an oil and gas environment.