Senior Mechanical Engineer - Coatings, Insulation, and Fireproofing

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Company: McDermott
Location: TX - Houston TX
Last Updated: 1/10/2020
Posted: 1/8/2020
Salary: N/A

Job Overview:

McDermott currently has an opening for a Senior Mechanical Engineer with Industrial Insulation, Fireproofing, and Coatings expertise for our West Houston location. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to work independently and in a team setting within a dynamic work environment.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for onshore facilities insulation, fireproofing, and coatings work throughout all project phases (FEED, Detail Design, Construction).

    • Creation and development of project specifications, or review/amendment of client-provided specifications.

    • Review of supplier documentation for all coatings, insulation, and fireproofing requirements, as well as providing technical direction for mediation of supplier issues such as RFIs, NCRs.

    • Creation and development of insulation and fireproofing subcontract packages, including review of technical bids, evaluation and qualification of subcontractors and applicators. Provide support to subcontractors for any RFIs, NCRs, or other technical issues.

    • Provide site support on an as-needed basis for fabrication and construction issues.

  • Assist with development of budgets and schedules for scope-of-work on projects.

  • Assist Equipment and Package Requisition Engineers with coatings, insulation, fireproofing requirements and applicability

  • Work closely with project management to align on coatings/insulation/fireproofing philosophies for the Project.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum 5 years demonstrable, applicable experience in Coatings, Insulation, and Fireproofing, or combination thereof for the onshore energy industry.

  • Knowledge of coatings, insulation, and fireproofing materials and technologies commonly used in onshore applications, emerging technologies and materials, as well as testing and inspection methods.

  • Technical writing skills, particularly for development of specifications, reports, white papers, and articles.

  • Familiarity with relevant industry standards (ex. NACE, SSPC, PIP, API, ASTM), with related certifications and coursework a plus (ex. NACE CIP certification).

  • Minimum education: Bachelors of Science in Mechanical or Materials Engineering. Masters or PhD in those disciplines a plus.

  • Passport/visa/ability to travel

  • Travel: up to 25% domestically and internationally

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to balance several projects and areas of focus at once, and to maintain schedule deadlines.

  • Ability to maintain steady focus on change management and scope/schedule slip.

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Must be able to effectively communicate across project teams, including project management, construction management, site work teams, in-office engineering teams, international McDermott offices, clients, suppliers, and subcontractors.

  • Membership in relevant industry organizations (NACE, SSPC, PIP) is a plus.

  • Experience with offshore facilities is a plus.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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 solutionsfrom the wellhead to the storage tankto transport and transform oil and gas into the products the world needs today.

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