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Mechanical Engineer (Portugal)

For Portugal Hamon Blue based in Lisbon, we are looking for Mechanical Engineers.


The Mechanical Engineer ensures the proper design and execution of ducts, pressure vessels and the piping stress analysis for cooling systems (cooling towers & air cooled condesers) as well for waste heat boiler systems and all types air quality control systems (flue gas desulfurization & filtration). This entails pipe design not only for steel but also for FRP, PP and other plastic material. He/She has to work in accordance with professional standards, practices and laws, specifications defined by the client, market standards and budget. He/She is responsible to ensure consistency with defined design conditions. He/She manages and resolves technical issues with construction, manufacturing and erection companies as well as customer complaints.

In order to be successful in the job, the incumbent needs to apply all procedures defined per quality manual of the respective Hamon entity and to honor the Ethical Code of Conduct of the Hamon Group.




1. Perform sizing:

  • to analyze the customer's specifications and highlight the consequences on ducts and pressure vessel design as well as piping studies,
  • to establish or to verify technical specifications,
  • to define the calculations’ parameters and assumptions,
  • to design or to approve guide’s drawings,
  • to optimize the technical design according to technical and budget criteria,
  • to participate in the review of technical design together with other services,
  • to perfrom required calcualtions and work out calculation notes, datasheet and technical requisition documents related to the mechanical field of competencies,
  • to check the consistency between the drawings prepared during detail design and the design requirements,
  • to participate in audits of design,
  • to participate & guide the choice of technical solutions elaborated during the detail design phase,
  • to help in the development of calculation tools and methodology,

2. Oversee the subcontracted mechanical calculations:

  • develop specifications in order to launch studies done by external companies,
  • analyze quotation of manufacturers and participate and in the selection of steel work manufacturers,
  • oversee the studies and works that are outsourced to specialized companies,
  • perform technical follow-up and control of the essential phases in the execution of structures,
  • manage relationship with third party certification agencies

3. Technical support:

  • carry out the maintainance and/or develop computer programs used in Structural & Mechanical Team
  • ensure contact and technical follow-up with subsidiaries,
  • develop design tools,
  • provide technical assistance to the other departments of the group,
  • work on documents about customer complaints or customer service,
  • contribute to the maintenance of the standardised engineering database 
  • development of innovative concept for air cooled condensor application


  • Master in Mechanical Engineering or comparable graduation from a university
  • fluent in English

Technical Skills:


  • knowledge and experience in techniques of calculations and execution for ducts, pressure vessel design and piping (min 5 years)
  • knowledge of international codes and standards such as ASME, EN 13445, EN 13480, etc
  • good command of the calculation software with finite elements ANSYS,
  • command of dedicated boiler works design tools (PVElite, Compress) and pipe stress analysis softwares (Ceasar II, FE-Pipe) or equivalent softwares
  • knowledge of welding and steel forming techniques, basic knowledge of CAD software
  • use of Word, Excel, Outlook, VBA, Access

Personal Skills:

  • good communication skills, to be used with different stakeholders, both internal and external,
  • organisation and planning skills,
  • ability to coordinate / supervise designers,
  • availability to travel nationally and internationally,
  • multicultural approach,
  • analytical skills,
  • common sense,
  • initiative, autonomy and flexibility,
  • rigor, reliability,
  • open-minded to new technologies and to products evolution,
  • curiosity and creativity,
  • sense of anticipation of market trends, techniques and products,
  • sense of pedagogy,
  • interpersonal skills,
Interested? Please send an email with your CV and motivation letter to
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