Carlsbad - CA Contract 1 week ago

Airswift has been tasked by one of our major clients to seek a Machinery Engineer/Specialist to work within their facilities located in Carlsbad, NM for a 12-month contract.


  • Facilitate and coordinate discipline engineering technical work products.
  • Coordination and communication of various issues among the company’s and contractor’s engineering team that affect the discipline engineering design, safety, and regulatory compliance of the work.
  • Evaluate/comment on work performed by the Contractor and sub-contractors to ensure that the work is being executed in accordance with Company specifications, standards, and regulatory requirements. Includes review of discipline design drawings and documents.
  • Identify and assess deviations to Contract Technical Specifications and regulatory requirements; ensure that such deviations will be processed according to Company procedures; maintains Deviation Control Log.
  • Steward discipline engineering queries from the Contractor and sub-contractors as well as technical information requests.
  • Keep Lead Engineer or Engineering Manager informed of discipline engineering progress, deviations, and execution concerns.
  • Participate in discipline engineering reviews at Contractor’s and subcontractor’s locations.
  • Drives and promotes capital efficiency in engineering design.
  • Support internal engineering general interest or Global Practice initiatives as requested by Supervisor


  • 7-10 years of closely related professional experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering specialty, or equivalent professional experience.
  • Broad knowledge of discipline design standards, specifications, codes, and appropriate safety criteria.
  • Ability to adapt to tight deadlines, heavy workloads, and frequent changes in priorities.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs.
  • Fundamental safety understanding of equipment with pressurized hydrocarbon fluids.
  • Working operational knowledge of: Vapor Recovery Unit (VRU) compressor packages – tanks and Vapor Recovery Towers (VRTs); Wellhead compressor packages; Cat 3500/3600 series engines / aerial compressor packages; Industry standard gas dehydration skids; General oilfield equipment such as pumps, separators, and electric motors; PLC control and electrical distribution systems; Automated control valves; Gas capture and vapor recovery systems.
  • Knowledgeable of industry standard design codes including B31.4/B31.8, Section VII/IX; NEC, IEC, etc.
  • Able to self-perform design, procurement, and technical evaluation / troubleshooting for all equipment in a compressor station.
  • Planning and coordinating multiple projects in parallel with minor oversight required.


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