Job Overview :
Prepare and develop arrangement and detail conceptual, FEED, studies, and detail design drawings of high technical quality and professional consistent presentation ensuring clarity and ease of construction.
Develop 3D models and ensure clash free with all other disciplines.
Ensure design deliverables are completed and issued per project specifications, MDR and project Level 2 & 3 procedures, and within agreed schedules and budgets.
Apply knowledge and / or skills to a range of activities.
Set priorities, organize own work and time to meet objectives, and (as Lead Designer) forecast and plan resource requirements.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities :
Become fully familiar with the Contract Scope of Work, specifications, schedule and all interdiscipline requirements; including identifying concerns as early as practicable and taking appropriate initiatives to address the issues.
Identify changes to scope and promptly raise change notification in the Change Management system, including providing any necessary supporting documentation and estimates.
Provide similar support for Variation Orders.
Interface with all disciplines to develop clash free designs.
Interface with other disciplines to obtain input for Discipline designs and drawings.
Liaise with other discipline support groups to ensure clearly defined interfaces, deliverables and schedules are met.
Document substantive communications (communications that result in significant decisions or assignment of actions), and forward copies to Discipline Lead Designer and Discipline Supervisor.
Assist Discipline Lead Designer in preparing estimates for proposals and job scope changes, including execution statements, work schedules, and manhour requirements, identifying software requirements and any other project-specific requirements.
Raise technical queries to obtain missing information, clarify work scope, and to maintain preferred McDermott procedures, specifications, standards, practices and operational requirements.
Participate in finalizing deliverables lists, deliverables and philosophies to ensure compliance with specifications and functional integrity.
Review project schedule and fabrication schedule in relation to construction sequence, milestones,and design scope.
meetings and offshore site surveys as required.
Research Customer standards and procedures in order to prepare project-specific design procedures and standards for submission to the Customer for approval.
Set up and maintain the Discipline Master design drawing and document files.
Develop and maintain project job books.
Prepare and review Discipline deliverables such as : 3D model Detailed design drawings
Develop conceptual layouts based on experience and good offshore engineering practice & develop these through detail design.
Assist the Lead Designer in supervising the preparation of key Discipline drawings.
Liaise with the responsible Engineers for the timely expediting of Vendor Data to efficiently progress the project according to schedule requirements.
Review drawings issued by other disciplines and incorporate the required data into Discipline drawings.
Review vendor drawings and documents and incorporate required vendor data into Discipline drawings and documents.
Assist in providing necessary design inputs to other disciplines to enable them in proceeding with their deliverables.
Identify all items for which insufficient data is available to allow the drawing or model to be completed (HOLDS), and list these on the drawing and on the standard 'HOLDS' list form.
Notify the Discipline Lead Designer when there are updates to the Holds list.
Generate IDC design documentation for the project.
Perform design verification through single discipline checks (SDC) and / or inter-discipline checks (IDC), providing comments to Lead Designer.
Review all project IDC design documentation for detail technical interfaces.
Maintain single discipline and inter-discipline check drawings and filing, including final archiving.
Prepare, issue and update material and weight data take-offs.
Assist Fabrication as required in the resolution of construction difficulties relating to design problems, clashes, etc.
Monitor progress and maintain the deliverables register on an ongoing basis.
Ensure compliance with the Project Execution Plan and the timely completion and archiving of drawings and documents.
Keep Lead Designer apprised of all activities, progress and concerns, including manpower and budgetary related.
Assist in providing inputs for actual, planning and forecasting progress reports including associated productivity.
Prepare forecasting schedules of delayed deliverables.
Advise the Lead Designer of problem areas and / or manpower concerns.
Report errors and suggest resolution for same.
Participate in design reviews and audits.
Capture lessons learned and enter into MDR's Lessons Learned system.
Capture Knowledge Objects and enter into MDR's K.now system.
Act as a resource for colleagues with less experience.
Act as a technical resource to others in own Discipline.
Guide less experienced Designers on MDR and Discipline procedures, standards, worksheets, design calculations, software, technical queries, etc.
Provide leadership, mentoring, and guidance to others.
Assist in the maintenance of departmental technical guidelines and standards.
Participate in development and maintenance of Global Procedures, Software, Guidelines, and Standards.
Further develop understanding of MDR's business and processes.
Identify and provide training to staff in specific techniques and proprietary software.
Provide information on employee performance to the Discipline Supervisor / Engineering Manager.
Assist Discipline Supervisor / Engineering Manager in interviewing job applicants.
Prepare / review and (as Lead Designer) approve Piping Design deliverables such as : 3D model specifications and catalog items 3D model piping and mechanical equipment scopes Plot plans Vessel sketch drawings Equipment location drawings Piping arrangement drawings (plans, elevations, sections and details) Piping layouts and studies o Pipe support drawings o Pipe stress isometrics Perform 3D model clash checks, preparing reports for interdiscipline resolution and participating in clash resolution meetings.
Review vendor documents and provide comments for piping and equipment interfaces. Travel to fabrication yard or offshore to assist in mechanical completion, hookup, and / or commissioning, as required.
When acting as Lead Designer, in addition : Act as project-based Discipline point of contact in communications and meetings with Customer, vendor / supplier and / or subcontractor counterparts;
and Project Team. Ensure substantive communications are documented. Prepare bid's and project's Discipline design budget and execution plans, updating as required.
Identify project staff needs based on knowledge of individual designer's skill sets and provide requests to the Discipline Supervisor / Engineering Manager.
Plan, organize and assign tasks, responsibilities, and manhour budgets to the Discipline team, and verify tasks are completed within budgets.
Plan Discipline Level 4 detail deliverable schedule / register compliant with the overall execution plan. Supervise and guide assigned Designers for Discipline design and design deliverables.
Ensure Designers assigned to the project execute assigned tasks in a consistent manner. Prepare working forecasts identifying change management plans, corrective action and realtime schedule.
Provide Discipline inputs for actual, planning and forecasting progress reports including associated productivity. Alert project team of any deviation from the scope or a need for change order.
Monitor KPI measurement results, and take corrective action as necessary to improve Discipline performance, including performance at interfaces with others.
Coordinate with other disciplines' Lead Designers to ensure timely receipt of necessary design inputs. Ensure Discipline Designers have sufficient input information for the drawing or model being undertaken.
Raise and a rove technical queries to obtain missing information, clarify work scope, and to maintain preferred McDermott procedures, specifications, standards, practices and operational requirements.
Review and approve Discipline project : Schedules Execution plans Deliverables lists Deliverables Forecasts Estimates Progress and productivity reports Procedures MTOs Single discipline checks (SDC) / inter-discipline checks (IDC) Review comments from Customers & other agencies on documents and drawings produced by the team, and resolve and give guidance on their update and incorporation.
Lead the Discipline team during project audits (internal, Customer and third party technical audits) and Design Reviews.
Assist Discipline Supervisor / Engineering Manager in the preparation of quarterly forecasts and manpower planning. Anticipate project engineering needs and plan accordingly.
Assist Discipline Supervisor / Engineering Manager, and Project Engineering Manager or Project Manager in Performance Evaluation of project team members.
Ensure the 3D model is developed and maintained. Ensure clashes identified in 3D model are addressed and resolved. Coordinate 3D model reviews, and ensure review comments are closed.
Travel to fabrication yard or offshore to assist in mechanical completion, hookup, and / or commissioning, as required.
Essential Qualifications and Education :
High School graduate with a diploma in Civil, Electrical or Mechanical Design, or Drafting in a related discipline or equivalent experience
10 years min with major contractor or consultant of which 5+ years of experience in predominately offshore oil and gas
Detailed knowledge of associated industry detailing standards & codes. Detailed knowledge of 3D and 2D drafting and material control systems (AutoCAD and / or MicroStation).
Minimum 1 or 2 projects working experience in PDMS and / or PDS / SPM. Capable of Leading projects.
Knowledge of QA Systems and a good communicator. Working experience in project coordination and execution skills. Detailed knowledge of AutoCAD and / or Auto lisp
Programming, 3D Modeling, Menu and / or Macro compilation skills would be an advantage.
Company Overview and Core Values :
McDermott is a premier, fully-integrated provider of technology, engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry.
For more than a century, customers have trusted McDermott to design and build end-to-end infrastructure and technology solutions from the wellhead to the storage tank to transport and transform oil and gas into the products the world needs today.
At McDermott, we hold all employees accountable to follow our 5 core values.
Integrity we maintain a firm adherence to legal and ethical conduct
One Team we are one company, where everyone is equally important
Go Beyond we seek courageous and creative solutions
Well-Being we promote all forms of well-being
Commitment we are reliable and dependable in delivering quality solutions