Senior Civil/Structural Designer

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:
– Become fully familiar with the Contract Scope of Work, specifications, schedule and all interdiscipline requirements; including identif.ying 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.
– 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.
– Attend project kickoff and review meetings, vendor/supplier meetings, engineering and design 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, including final archiving.
– Prepare and review Discipline deliverables such as: – 3D model
– Detailed design drawings
– As-built drawings

– 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.
– 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 Discipline 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.
– 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 system.
– Guide less experienced Designers on MDR and Discipline procedures, standards, worksheets, design calculations, software, technical queries, etc.
– Provide guidance to trainee Designers.
– Assist in the maintenance of departmental technical guidelines and standards.
– Further develop understanding of MDR’s business including processes and procedures.
– Prepare / review Structural Design deliverables such as: – 3D model Structural scopes
– General Structural Design instructions
– Jacket & Topside Primary steel drawings
– Jacket & Topside Secondary steel drawings
– Pile / Conductor drawings
– Bridge structural drawings.
– Flare/vent boom structural drawings
– Helideck structural drawings
– Structural drawings for Buildings and other structures
– Access platform drawings & Equipment support drawings
– Material handling drawings and all appurtenance drawings.
– Seafastening drawings
– Installation/lift drawings

– Review vendor documents and provide comments for structural support requirements.
– Participate in clash resolution meetings, as required.
– Provide technical guidance to other designers for preparing structural detail drawings.
– Travel to fabrication yard or offshore to provide assistance during fabrication and/or installation, as required.