Electrical Designer – McDermott International, Ltd

Company: Full Time Jobs in Qatar
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted: March 11, 2023
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

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 MOR 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 (SOC) 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 Electrical Design deliverables such as:
    • One-line diagrams
    • Schematics
  • Interconnection and wiring diagrams
  • Block diagrams
  • Area classification drawings
  • Conduit and cable schedules
  • Power layout drawings
  • Earthing/grounding layout drawings
  • Lighting layout drawings
  • Electrical cable tray drawings
  • Electrical building drawings
  • Electrical support drawings
  • Electrical drawing indexes
  • Lighting design calculations
  • Cable sizing
  • Prepare bills of material and perform material take-offs for electrical items including cables, lighting fixtures, cable trays, cable glands, termination kits, and MCTs.

Essential Qualifications and Education:

  • 3 years min with major contractor or consultant
  • High School graduate with a diploma in Civil, Electrical or Mechanical Design, or Drafting in a related discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Prior work Experience in S3D and/or E3D 3D modelling software is a required.

Preferred Qualifications and Education:

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

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