Senior Mechanical & Process Project Engineer - Thermal

Requisition ID:  2090


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 (former Thermal and Green Fuels products) 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, Natural Gas Terminals and Pipelines, etc. 

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. 



Ready to power the future forward sustainably?

As Experienced Mechanical Process Engineer, you will provide various engineering services in the field of power, heat, gas and desalination projects of variable sizes, fuel sources and complexity. Amongst the tasks to be performed, you will

  • Deliver mechanical and process engineering services that meet Tractebel’s, its customers' and applicable statutory and regulatory specifications, on time and within budget.
  • Perform technical and thermodynamic analyses and plant conceptual and basic design using dedicated software’s (e.g. Thermoflow)
  • Provide consulting in the field of power and heat generation units with variable sizes, fuel sources and complexity
  • Act as Technical Integrator of complex energy projects consolidating engineering studies from various disciplines (process, mechanical, electrical, civil, I&C, HSE, etc.)
  • Perform technical-economic studies including cost estimates
  • Evaluate and comment the technical documents issued by contractors and manufacturers
  • Set out technical specifications and the general design of mechanical/process systems, including electrolysis plant, gas turbines, boilers, steam turbines and mechanical auxiliaries of energy systems.
  • Actively participate to the invitations to tender, the analysis and technical-commercial negotiation of bids as well as the awarding of contracts for the supply of equipment or services.
  • Take part in factory tests, in the supervision of on-site assembly and in commissioning tests for mechanical equipment or systems
  • Take part to consultancy mission, and in particular assess the performances, remaining lifetime and general condition of the main mechanical equipment in existing installations
  • Communicate effectively with the project team and project stakeholders, including the customer.


  • You have a Master Degree in mechanical or electromechanical engineering (or equivalent), specialty in Energy or Thermodynamic is a plus;
  • You are enthusiastic, proactive, empathic, driven with a passion for problem solving and the ability to work collaboratively as part of an integrated team and a strong sense of responsibility.
  • You have at least 8 years of experience in the Energy engineering or equivalent;
  • You have previous experiences in technical consultancy service and/or construction projects;
  • You have competent oral and written English communication skills; knowledge of French or Dutch is an asset
  • You are flexible in participating to different projects and in assuming different tasks in parallel;
  • You are open to missions abroad (short or medium-term);

Join us to engineer game-changing solutions in energy for a world in transition. We want your energy in the mix! 

Business Unit:  GBU Energy Solutions
Division:  ES Tractebel L2
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Junior (experience < 3 years)
Education Level:  Master's Degree