McDermott Principal Electrical Engineer in Houston, Texas

Title: Principal Electrical Engineer

Location: USA-Texas-Houston


Performs electrical engineering work on oil and gas and Petrochemical plants for on shore projects, and concentration area on Off-Shore / Upstream projects.


  • Produces drawings and associated Bills of Material, developsspecifications, purchases equipment and develops necessary supportingreports, calculations and studies to verify electrical effort on theproject.

  • May perform as a project lead.

  • Utilizes thorough knowledge of one-line development, relaycoordination, lighting calculations, cable sizing, short circuit analysis,grounding, communications, power and controls.

  • Plans, conducts and directs engineering calculations, studies,evaluations and development projects or equipment requisitioningassignments of major significance, which are highly difficult and complexin nature, requiring the expert application of advanced engineering andassociated scientific knowledge.

  • Experience in Proposals, Estimates, and Material Take-offdevelopment.

  • Represents the organization in outside discussions andtechnical forums


  • Minimum 10 years industry experience with an EPC Contractor and15 years total experience. Work History should be heavily weightedtowards offshore upstream projects.

  • Must have served as the Lead Engineer on at least one (1) midto large size project ($500 Million ) with very strong background inOffshore / Upstream work.

  • Experience with Smart Plant Electrical (SPEL), ETAP, MSOffice Suite.


  • Commissioning, and initial start-up phases of a project ispreferred.

  • Background experience in EPC contractor working directly withoffshore platforms / production facilities in the Gulf of Mexico is aplus.


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.

Job Field: Electrical (Eng)

Job Schedule: Full-time

Employee Status: Direct / Regular

Job Posting: Dec 20, 2018, 10:11:49 AM

Requisition ID: 1809037

McDermott is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.