McDermott Principal Structural Designer in Houston, Texas

Title: Principal Structural Designer

Location: USA-Texas-Houston

Job Overview

Performs a variety of engineering work in the initial planning and design phases of projects. May also support procurement and construction phases or projects with engineering knowledge and experience. Performs other duties as required.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Work activities include collection and interpretation of engineering data, development of project design basis

  • Development of specifications, and performance of detailed engineering.

  • Ensures conformance to applicable engineering codes and standards as well as company policies and procedures

  • Interprets customer needs, assesses requirements and identifies solutions to non-standard requests.

  • Uses best practices and knowledge of internal/external business issues to improve products or services in own discipline.

  • Responsible for planning, technical execution and progress reporting on assigned projects.

  • Design various drainage structures including trenches, culverts, manholes, headwalls, sumps, and outfalls.

  • Design site earthworks including rough grades, final grades, slope stabilization, soil remediation, retention structures, and storm protection structures.

  • Design road, haul, and access ways.

  • Performing hydraulic calculations, interpretation of geotechnical data, and prepare and check specifications

  • Monitors and controls costs within own work

  • Explain difficult issues and work to establish consensus.

  • Mentor colleagues with less experience.

  • Work independently with minimal guidance.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering

  • Minimum 10 years work experience

  • Minimum 5 years experience in designing O&G facilities

  • PE Registration

  • Proficient in EarthWorks software such as Geopak, Inroads and SPR.

  • Familiar with design codes such as NFPA, IBC, AASHTO, and ASCE

  • Familiar with SWPPP and other permitting processes

  • Strong written, verbal and presentation skills

Preferred / Desired Qualifications:

  • AutoCAD knowledge

  • MicroStation knowledge

Other Details:

Located in Houston,TX

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: Structural Design (Dr/Des)

Job Schedule: Full-time

Employee Status: Direct / Regular

Job Posting: Jan 4, 2019, 8:24:07 AM

Requisition ID: 1807640

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.