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Lincoln Strategic

Our client, a global engineering firm specialized in the design, procurement, and construction management of mineral processing plants, is recruiting for a Sr. Mechanical Engineer for its office in Houston, Texas. The Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for mechanical engineering calculations, specifications, datasheets, mechanical equipment list (MEL), and vendor review & recommendation. This role will also provide technical expertise and support in the areas of mechanical engineering design, calculation, operation, maintenance, field execution/supervision, and project management as required. 


  • Design and perform calculations of various mechanical equipment and systems, e.g. crushers, mills, cyclones, filters, conveyors, pumps, scrubbers, HVAC systems, platework items, etc. by applying knowledge of engineering principles.
  • Prepare and review datasheets, specifications, scope of works, VDRs, lists, calculations, schematics, and other engineering documentation/reports.
  • Manage assigned packages, coordinate with vendors, clients, draftspersons, interdisciplinary engineers (process, structural, electrical, etc.), and other key stakeholders during design and procurement activities.
  • Provide direction to draftspersons in developing the design of plant/systems using computer-aided design/drafting tools (AutoCAD Mechanical 2D and 3D).
  • Coordinate with vendors during the supply phase of projects, prepare technical and commercial evaluation of the bids received, recommend a specific vendor.
  • Assess and review client design proposals, specifications, manuals, and other documents to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of designs or applications.
  • Specify system components or direct modification of products to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications.
  • Recommend design improvements to enhance operational efficiency and quality.
  • Oversee installation, operation and maintenance to ensure that equipment is installed and functioning according to specifications.
  • Provide site support during construction and commissioning project phases.
  • Act as Lead Mechanical Engineer or Area Manager on specific projects and all other tasks needed to produce the mechanical deliverable for the ongoing Studies or Detailed engineering work. 

Skills & Experience

  • Registered Professional Engineer in Texas (crucial!)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 10 years engineering experience in mining and minerals processing and/or hydrocarbons specifically with preferred onsite experience during detailed engineering, construction, and commissioning.
  • Exposure to flotation & DMS plants, liquid pumping, slurry pumping, and bulk materials handling.

Job reference : JOB-13053

    • Job type: Full-time
    • Location: Houston, Texas
    • Date posted:
    • Pay:$- $ per hour