Mechanical Engineer LNG

Identifiant de la demande:  10887
Lieu de travail: 


Engineer your positive impact

Tractebel is a global community of 5000 imaginative experts engineering a carbon-neutral future. Through our game-changing solutions for complex energy, urban, nuclear and water projects, we help our clients create a positive impact towards a sustainable world, where people, planet and profit collectively thrive. 


Work environment 

The “Gas to X” Department of Tractebel Engineering is providing engineering services related to the following energy-related fields: Conventional Thermal Power Plants, Biomass Power Plants, Concentrated Solar Power Plants, Desalination Units, Decarbonisation of Industrial Plants, Carbon Capture and Storage/Usage, Green Hydrogen Production, Synthetic Molecules / Green Fuels Production, LNG-, Natural Gas-Terminals and Pipelines, etc. 

The “Classical Gas” Product is in charge of LNG terminals with its variants, pipelines and conventional gas stations. The mechanical activities for these are executing:

•    Feasibility and Basic Design.

•    Mechanical & Process System Studies.

•    Detailed Mechanical & Process Design.

•    Procurement of mechanical equipment including factory acceptance testing.

•    Mechanical & Process Design Review.

•    Site supervision, pre-commissioning and commissioning activities.

•    Audit of gas plants installations.


The role of Tractebel can be consulting engineer, owner’s engineer, PMC, etc.

The engineering services cover the whole life cycle of the projects, from early stage feasibility studies to construction follow-up, commissioning follow-up and services during plant operation.


The projects are located in Europe, Africa, Middle East, Latin America or Asia. 


Your function

For the Classical gas product, you are in charge of the mechanical engineering studies necessary to design, build or transform LNG terminals with related alternatives such as FSRU, FSU;  gas pipelines; gas compression stations and all what is related to the handling of gas in an industrial environment. The concerned installations cover all natural gas or other special gases (such as H2, CO2,…) transport, including cryogenic lines, and interconnection lines for or from LNG terminals, gas treatment and compression stations.

Your role will address mainly the following tasks:

  • Integration of the project constraints in the design.
  • Act as Technical Integrator of complex projects consolidating engineering studies from various disciplines (process, electrical, civil, I&C, HSE, etc.)
  • Deliver mechanical engineering services that meet Tractebel’s, its customers' and applicable statutory and regulatory specifications, on time and within budget.
  • Perform technical-economic studies including cost estimates
  • Validation of design and sizing
  • follow up of the contracting process for these services (bid comparison, technical and economic negotiations, contracting)
  • Evaluate and comment the technical documents issued by contractors and manufacturers
  • Workshop inspections and quality follow-up of equipment prefabrication.
  • On-site follow up of the mechanical erection
  • Will respond to the project engineer / manager
  • Performing of consultancy, (pre)-feasibility, Basic Design, FEED assignments
  • Communicate effectively with the project team and project stakeholders, including the customer.
  • Having a knowledge of piping design

Your profile

  • Civil or industrial engineer with sound practical knowledge of design and construction follow-up of equipment in gas and industrial installations
  • Interested in the gas and energy sector within a multidisciplinary environment
  • Extended experience in material knowledge
  • You have interest to develop your high level expertise
  • Excellent team spirit, dynamic, rigorous and creative 
  • Good communicator and prepared to listen to the client needs
  • Able to take the role as advisor towards the Client and transmit your knowledge to other team members
  • Willing to undergo short / long missions to support construction activities and / or client support.
  • The function is open in Brussels but you have Interest for international experience and short and mid-term missions abroad
  • Multilingual with English as a must.





Unité commerciale:  GBU Energy Solutions
Division:  ES Tractebel L2
Type de contrat:  CDI
Type d'emploi:  Temps Plein
Expérience professionnelle:  Qualifié ( >3 expérience <15 ans)
Niveau d'instruction:  Bac+4 / Bac + 5 (Master, MBA)