Mechanical Engineer

Job title : Mechanical Engineer
Location : New Plymouth
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Juanel Van Jaarsveld
Job reference : JV72721

RobLawMax Recruitment has exclusively partnered with Liquigas who is New Zealand's leader for storage, distribution and trading of bulk LPG delivering a safe, reliable and cost effective service to its customers nation-wide. Due to a change in resource needs, Liquigas are now looking to engage with a Mechanical Engineer to join them at their HO in New Plymouth.

About the role:

As the Mechanical Engineer, you will be required to manage the reliability and integrity of Liquigas assets through the application of asset management strategies and maintenance standards. You will work broadly across the business and provide technical support across pressure equipment, pipeline integrity and structures to internal and external stakeholders which include Mechanical Technicians & project based Contractors and Consultants.

Other key responsibilities are to:

  • Develop, design and implement engineering and maintenance projects

  • Provide expert recommendations and guidance on Liquigas’ requirements to engineering consultants for concept selection, design, maintenance, and safety aspects of externally resourced projects

  • Ensure a high level of asset integrity and reliability is sustained in the pressure and pipeline equipment and systems on all depots

  • Ensure the Company is fully compliant in terms of Pressure Equipment and Pipeline Regulations with Certifiers through the various management procedures

  • Assist with the development of mechanical engineering and maintenance budgets and the capital expenditure budgets

To be successful for the role, you will need:

  • Tertiary qualified within Mechanical Engineering or similar

  • Senior level broad experience across all aspects of mechanical and piping engineering preferably with oil & gas knowledge

  • Expert understanding of the regulations, codes, and standards that govern this discipline of engineering

  • Experience in the implementation of engineering and maintenance projects on an operating facility

  • Expert knowledge of the repair and maintenance of mechanical plant

  • Ability to provide technical support and lead external projects

  • Pre-employment medical and drug testing will be undertaken

As well as being suitably qualified, they are looking for a Mechanical Engineer that has a high capability & technical flair to work on such a diverse and important role within the company.

In return you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, medical insurance as well as various other benefits.

Roles like these are rare within the company and region and would be a great opportunity for an Engineer ready to expand their experience.

Liquigas have engaged Rob Law Max Recruitment to manage this vacancy. To apply send your CV to quoting reference JV72721 or contact Juanel Van Jaarsveld for further information on 04 471 6985