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McDermott Structural Designer in Chennai, India

Job Overview:

Prepare and develop arrangement and detail FEED, studies and detail design drawings of high technical quality and professional consistent presentation ensuring clarity and ease of construction. Assist in the preparation of 3D models. Ensure work is in compliance with MDR and project QA and/or QC systems and procedures. Apply basic technical skills and knowledge to complete assigned work. Continue developing skills to efficiently complete repetitive tasks. Manage own time to meet deadlines set by others.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Become familiar with the Contract Scope of Work, specifications, schedule and all inter-discipline requirements; including identifying concerns as early as practicable. Recognize changes to scope and notify the Discipline Lead Designer.

  • Interface with all disciplines to develop clash free designs.

  • Interface with other disciplines to obtain input for Discipline designs and drawings.

  • Liaise with other discipline support groups to ensure clearly defined interfaces, deliverables and schedules are met.

  • Document substantive communications (communications that result in significant decisions or assignment of actions), and forward copies to Discipline Lead Designer and Discipline Supervisor.

  • Assist Discipline Lead Designer in preparing estimates for proposals and job scope changes.

  • Review all project design documentation for detail technical interfaces.

  • Research Customer standards and procedures in order to prepare project-specific design procedures and standards for submission to the Customer for approval.

  • Set up the Discipline Master design drawing and document files.

  • Prepare Discipline deliverables such as:

  • Detailed design drawings

  • As-built drawings

  • Review drawings issued by other disciplines and incorporate the required data into Discipline drawings

  • Review vendor drawings and documents and incorporate required vendor data into Discipline drawings and documents.

  • Perform design verification through single discipline checks (SDC) and assist with inter-discipline checks (IDC), providing comments to Lead Designer.

  • Prepare, issue and update material and weight data take-offs.

  • Assist Fabrication as required in the resolution of construction difficulties relating to design problems, clashes, etc.

  • Monitor progress and maintain the deliverables register on an ongoing basis.

  • Ensure compliance with the Project Execution Plan and the timely completion and archiving of drawings and documents.

  • Keep Lead Designer and/or Senior Designer apprised of all activities, progress and concerns.

  • Participate in design reviews and audits.

  • Capture lessons learned and enter into MDR's Lessons Learned system.

  • Capture Knowledge Objects and enter into MDR's K.now system.

  • Develop basic understanding of MDR's business and customers it serves.

  • Prepare Structural Design deliverables such as:

  • General Structural Design instructions

  • Jacket & Topside Primary steel drawings

  • Jacket & Topside Secondary steel drawings

  • Pile / Conductor drawings

  • Bridge structural drawings.

  • Flare/vent boom structural drawings o Helideck structural drawings o Structural drawings for Buildings and other structures o Access platform drawings & Equipment support drawings O Material handling drawings and all appurtenance drawings.

  • Seafastening drawings

  • Installation/lift drawings

Essential Qualifications and Education:

  • High School graduate with a diploma in Civil, Electrical or Mechanical Design, or Drafting in a related discipline or equivalent experience

  • Detailed knowledge of associated industry detailing standards. Detailed knowledge of 2D and/or 3D drafting systems (AutoCAD and/or MicroStation). Knowledge of PDMS and/or PDS/SPM.

  • Familiarity with 3D design systems PDS or PDMS would be an advantage. Knowledge of AutoCAD and/or Auto lisp Programming, 3D Model creation, Menu and/or Macro compilation skills.


Lutech Resources has over 25 years’ experience providing tailor made recruitment and integrated resource management to leading Engineering, Energy and Manufacturing sector companies worldwide. We set ourselves apart from others in the industry by building long term relationships with both our clients and candidates based on a mutual understanding of their targeted industry and a passion for excellence. With every engagement, our goal is to quickly place qualified talent with the best suited employer. We have a genuine understanding of candidates and clients’ needs. Along with a dynamic and effective service, we strive for positive outcomes for everyone, every time.

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