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Field Engineer – River Pipe Lay McDermott Engineering Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India



6 years - 10 years



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Sun Jul 07, 2019
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Sat May 18, 2019

Job Summary

Our client Mcdermott is looking to hire a field engineer with Pipelay experience.
Operationally reporting to the River Pipelay Principle Operations Engineer and functionally reporting to the Director Marine Operations.

Job Description

Primary Functions:

  • Deliver project specific documentation required to undertake the work as directed by Operations Engineer

  • Travel to yards to function test and mobilise equipment and vessels

  • Travel to site during execution phase to supervise.

  • Ensure project and Company QHSES requirements a met through all phases of the work

During Planning Stages:

  • Promote McDermott QHSES values in all aspects of role

  • Deliver procedures for successful completion of the river pipelay scope

  • Manage drafting resources to produce layouts, procedural sketches, etc as required

  • Review sub-contractor plans, procedures and schedules

  • Manage construction support engineering to deliver pipelay analysis, above water tie-in analysis and installation aid design to complete the scope, including writing of design overview documents

  • Manage sub-contractors as necessary to complete the scope

  • Provide input to constructability and HAZID workshops, including presentation of material related to own scope

  • Oversee design and fabrication of installation aids as required to complete the scope

  • Oversee mobilisation planning for the pipelay barge and support vessels

  • Direct supply chain department in procurement of consumables as required to complete the scope, including writing of material requisitions and review / approval of vendor offers

  • Write sub-contractor SOWs as necessary to complete the scope and provide input to sub-contractor selection

  • Attend meetings, including: internal, client and sub-contractors

  • Perform other related activities as directed by line manager

During Operations:

  • Understand and implement project specific QHSES requirements of McDermott

  • Oversee mobilisation and demobilisation of the pipelay barge and support vessels

  • Support resolution of any punch list items occurring during execution

  • Ensure safe, economic and technically sound decisions relating to own scope

  • Communicate any problems to PMT early with focus on resolution

  • Site based during mobilisation, pipelay and site demob activities

  • Assist in project close out documentation preparation

Perform other related activities as directed by line manager