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McDermott Principal Piping Designer - SP3D - Contract Position 1 in Houston, Texas

Title: Principal Piping Designer - SP3D - Contract Position 1

Location: USA-Texas-Houston

Job Description - PrincipalPiping Designer

Job Overview:

Includes utilization of the design system for the production of complex piping design deliverables. Generates conceptual piping layouts. Maintains plot plans and equipment arrangement forms, develops plot layouts provided from estimated package. Generates Piping Bulk Take-Offs for piping materials. Reviews piping design deliverables before issuing to Piping Design Lead. Is able to communicate complex technical solutions and concepts to other engineers and non-engineers. Assists with training other designers by providing instruction on new technologies and/or a specialization. Typically assigned functionally as the Piping Design Lead for an assigned project. Maintains and promotes a focus on company’s end product whether engineering, fabrication or construction. Ensures effective communications among other engineering disciplines. Ensures effective management of change. Assumes responsibility for cost, schedule, and quantity and budget control.


  • Responsible for developing Unit and Offsite designdevelopment

  • Familiar with latest standards and codes

  • Focus on Total Installed Cost incorporatingconstruction execution and concepts, modular designs and maintenance andoperational requirements

  • Ability to plan and incorporate all undergroundrequirements

  • Ability to produce layouts that incorporates safety,maintainability, operability at the lowest TIC

  • Develop and incorporate all standard piping designs

  • Possess a sound knowledge of all piping materials andspecifications

  • Possess knowledge of layout and functionality of allequipment in-lint items, including vessel internals and nozzleorientations

  • Ability to incorporate Instrument, Electrical,Civil/Structural, Piping flexibility and Pipe supports into a layout.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma

  • 20 Years of Overall Piping Design experience

  • 8 Years in Plant Layout development and familiar withPlot Plan development

  • 5 Years of experience using PDS

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

  • College Degree preferred

  • 5 to 10 years Refinery experience in units such asCrude, Vacuum, Delayed Coking, Hydro treating, Sulfur Recovery, Sour WaterStripping, Amine Recovery and Utilities and Tankage.

  • Minimum of 5 years in Gas Technology, LNG Liquefaction,or LNG Receiving Terminals

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Petrochemical plantdesign

  • AutoCAD and Micro station a plus

Job Field: Piping Design (Dr/Des)

Job Schedule: Full-time

Employee Status: Contract

Job Posting: May 13, 2019, 10:14:25 PM

Requisition ID: 1905359

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.