Senior Piping & Layout Engineer

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:
– Be fully familiar with the project scope of work, specifications, schedule and all inter-discipline requirements; including identifying concerns as early as practicable and taking appropriate initiatives to address the issues.
– Identify changes to scope and promptly raise change notifications, 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 departments to obtain input for Discipline designs and drawings.
– Maintain close co-ordination with other engineering disciplines, Planning, Fabrication, Marine, and Project Management Team, as required.
– Document substantive communications (communications that result in significant decisions or assignment of actions) and forward copies to Discipline Lead Engineer and Discipline Manager.
– Assist in preparation of estimates for bid proposals, including technical query reviews, execution statements and manhour estimates.
– Raise technical queries to obtain missing information, clarify work scope, and to maintain preferred McDermott procedures, specifications, standards, practices and operational requirements.
– Prepare Discipline engineering design basis, philosophies, and technical specifications, as required.
– Participate in finalizing deliverables lists and deliverables, ensuring compliance with specifications and functional integrity.
– Attend project review meetings, vendor meetings, engineering meetings and offshore site surveys, as required.
– Provide technical direction and review of Designers producing products related to Pipeline Engineering.
– Prepare and review design reports and procedures.
– Assist in providing necessary design inputs to other disciplines to enable them in proceeding with their deliverables.
– Assist procurement personnel in procuring Discipline equipment, materials and services; ensuring that work produced complies with Customer objectives and procedures. Procurement assistance includes preparing and reviewing requisitions, evaluating technical quotations and preparing queries, compiling bid tabulations and recommendations, preparing purchase requisitions, and coordinating with Procurement to expedite vendor documents, as directed by Discipline Lead Engineer.
– Assist in updating weight report based on receipt of vendor information.
– Check engineering performed by others within Discipline.
– Review vendor and subcontractor submittals, checking for compliance with project specifications and providing comments as necessary.
– Perform design verification through single-discipline check/ inter-discipline check (IDC).
– Provide technical support to all fabrication queries, including identifying defect / rectification requirements.
– Keep the Lead Engineer apprised of all activities and concerns, technical, budgetary and manpower related.
– Assist in providing inputs for actual, planning and forecasting progress reports including associated productivity.
– Check final subcontractor and vendor data manuals to ensure that all requested data has been received and approved.
– Participate in internal, Customer and third party technical audits on engineering deliverables and vendor documents.
– Assist Lead Engineer with responses to Customer and other agencies (such as certifying authorities, auditors, third parties, etc.) on their review and approval.
– Capture lessons learned and enter into MDR’s Lessons Learned system.
– Capture Knowledge Objects and enter into MDR’s system.
– Act as a resource for colleagues with less experience.
– Guide less experienced engineers on MDR and Discipline procedures, standards, worksheets, design calculations, software, requisitions, technical bid evaluations, technical queries, etc.
– Be aware of costs related to own work and of the discipline.
– Prepare/ review the following for pipelines and their components:- Material specifications and datasheets.
– Fabrication specification
– Installation specifications.
– Pipeline design and installation analyses.
– Material takeoffs
– Pipeline reports and installation manuals.

– Perform I review the following designs, analyses and evaluations for pipelines and their components:- Wall thickness designs
– On-bottom stability analyses
– Pipeline cathodic protection designs
– Free-span analyses
– Pipeline expansion and rigid riser stress analyses using finite element analysis (FEA) tools
– Route selection designs
– Bottom roughness evaluations
– Crossing support designs
– Dropped object protection structure designs
– Clamp designs
– Subsea structure designs
– Shore approach designs
– Onshore pipeline designs
– Pipeline local and global buckling mitigation designs
– Pipeline seismic analyses
– Installation analyses