BMT • USA - Houston

Mechanical Engineer

Employment type:  Full time

3–4 days/week at home

Fully flexible hours

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Job Description

Mechanical Engineer

About the role

The Critical Infrastructure Americas team is a turn-key service provider to domestic and international marine asset operators, delivering cradle to grave engineering design, procurement, installation and commissioning of marine monitoring and advisory systems for a range of marine assets and structures in extreme environments. The critical infrastructure team also supports our clients through life of field with site services and data services. Our systems employ the latest technologies across the edge and cloud to deliver reliable, highly available monitoring and advisory systems that provide Metocean, structural and asset operational data and insights, enabling our clients to operate, analyze and optimize critical assets in extreme environments, and also support important Net Zero and Decarbonization programs. Our deep track record in Offshore Oil and Gas asset integrity has enabled growth in emerging marine structure markets of offshore renewable energy and large scale aquaculture facilities, and we now looking to grow our team to support a growing portfolio of projects.

This position is for a Mechanical Engineer who will be part of a team supporting specification, design, assembly, and installation of the company systems and products in the laboratory and offshore as needed. The position sometimes requires installation and factory or site acceptance testing of supplied systems onshore or abroad offshore oil platforms and ships, or in shipyards worldwide. This position will report to Engineering Manager and will work under general supervision of a Senior Engineer or the Engineering Manager.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

· Researching suitable solutions and estimating cost and schedule.

· Define requirements and functionality of mechanical systems.

· Assist in identifying customer requirements.

· Customer support, communicating with clients and contractors.

· Write and review technical documentation, writing and reading design specifications and technical drawings.

· Perform work offshore or in the marine industry, or in shipyards if necessary.

· Design mechanical devices using analysis and computer-aided design.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. Applicants must be authorized to work directly for any employer in the U.S. without visa sponsorship or transfer.

Location & Flexibility:

In terms of location, we have office in Houston, TX. This is a hybrid job . Please note that the travel to customer sites or to attend meetings will be required. This role is a full-time position.

About you

Education and Experience:

· Required:

· Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical/Mechatronics Engineering or related Engineering field and have 2-3 years Mechanical Design experience

· We are looking for a demonstrated ability in Solidworks design tools (3D models, 2D drawings, simulation) AutoCAD, Draftsight


· Experience in offshore energy or marine industries would be beneficial.

About BMT

BMT is a maritime-orientated high-end design house and technical consulting firm driven by a passion for solving complex, real-world problems. To find out more about BMT click here .

BMT is open and committed to discussing flexible working. We believe that everyone performs at their best when they have the flexibility to make working for BMT work best for them.

BMT hires talented people and welcomes applications from everyone. BMT is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

We know that diversity, equity, and inclusion is critical to achieving our purpose as a business which is to navigate the most important and impactful engineering challenges of our time (to find out more click here ). Our passion and goal are to build more diverse teams and to create an environment where employees are engaged, thriving, and feel a sense of belonging.


BMT, our employee benefits are designed to ensure you have the resources you need to thrive.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a wide range of benefits in areas including health, dental, vison, life insurance, long term disability, short term disability, health care flexible spending account, dependent care reimbursement plan, 401k, PTO, 9 holidays, plus 1 floating holiday and professional development opportunities.

Don’t hesitate to ask more about our benefits during the hiring process.

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Does this sound like you? If so, please submit your application as soon as possible. We look forward to learning more about you.

A message to recruitment agencies: We receive applications exclusively via our ATS. Please note that we do not accept CVs submitted via email to the HR department or staff within our Operational teams. We will not progress CVs shared on a speculative basis by email and you accept our right to pursue such candidates with no obligation to third-party terms and conditions or liability to a fee.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – After 1 years service, enhanced maternity to max 18 weeks
26 days annual leave + bank holidays
Wellbeing budget - £250 per annum

We asked employees of BMT how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done
Working at BMT

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)

66% Male, 28% Female

Office locations

Teddington, Bath, Southampton, Fareham, Bristol, Plymouth, Weymouth, Leeds, Aberdeen, Glasgow

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom