McDermott Principal I&C Engineer - Engineering Lead in Houston, Texas

Title: Principal I&C Engineer - Engineering Lead

Location: USA-Texas-Houston

Job Overview:

Instrumentation & Control Systems design and analysis of an assigned scope of work in a project including specific complex deliverables such as DCS & PLC systems. Work includes, among other things, conceptual studies, cost and planning studies, layouts, design calculations, specification development and supervising vendor packages.


  • Instrumentation & ControlSystems design and analysis of an assigned scope of work in a projectincluding specific complex deliverables such as DCS & PLC systems.

  • Conceptual studies, cost andplanning studies, layouts, design calculations, specification developmentand supervising vendor packages.

  • Ability to effectivelycommunicate technical solutions and concepts to other engineers andnon-engineers.

  • Mentor junior ElectricalEngineers and depending on size and complexity of scope of work may beassigned as the Instrumentation & Control Systems Engineering Lead fora project.

  • Maintain and promotes a focuson end product.

  • Ensures effectivecommunications among other engineering disciplines.

  • Ensure effective management ofchange. Assumes responsibility for cost, schedule, quantity and budgetcontrol.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Engineering degree.

  • Minimum 10 years industryexperience with an EPC Contractor.

  • Onshore and Offshore experiencerequired

  • Heavily weighted towardsLNG/gas processing/refinery/petrochemical projects.

  • Familiar with DCS/PLC codes andstandards for domestic and/or international.

  • Recent knowledge of engineeringmethods and possesses a technical knowledge of the detail design engineeringprocess and some types of control instrumentation.

  • Must have recent knowledge of(DCS, SIS, etc.) and Field Instrumentation.

  • Experienced with domesticand/or International electrical, instrumentation and control systems codesand standards. Including ISA, NEC, and API is required.

  • Experienced as a Task Lead(e.g. Field Instrument Lead) on at least (1) mid to large size project($500 Million )

  • SmartPlant Instrumentation(SPI), InstruCalc, MS Office Suite


  • Experience at site during theconstruction, commissioning, and initial start-up phases of a project ispreferred.

Company Overview:

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: Instrumentation (Eng)

Job Schedule: Full-time

Employee Status: Direct / Regular

Job Posting: Nov 9, 2018, 6:39:23 PM

Requisition ID: 1807600

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.