Senior Materials Engineer

McDermott
US-TX-Houston
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  • Post Date: Mar 14, 2019
  • Start Date: 3/14/2019
  • Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Job Overview:  Materials Lead for designated Projects for Material Selection and Corrosion Control. Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities: 

  • Responsible for all FEED & EPCI materials selection for both subsea and topsides.
  • Responsible for applicable welding/fabrication aspects for topsides.
  • Responsible for verifying all Project upstream and downstream materials selection.
  • Assess and conclude (earliest in FEED) on any identified materials related items previously captured for FEED optimization.
  • Development and writing of the Project Materials Selection Report and Material Selection Diagrams (MSDs).
  • Development and writing of all Project Materials/Corrosion Control Specifications and Reports.
  • Long Lead Equipment (LLE) - Technical definition and support.
  • CS and CRA clad line-pipe and related components technical procurement support including sour service corrosion testing scope definition and follow-up.
  • Active participation in technical bid evaluation and design reviews.
  • Identify credible corrosion and Environmental Assisted Cracking (EAC) threats through close coordination and liaison with McDermott Corrosion Technical Authority.
  • Provides input data (via flow assurance discipline) to McDermott Corrosion Technical Authority (based in Dubai) for corrosion modelling assessment work and reviews results.
  • Identify and propose corrosion mitigation & control requirements including chemical injection and coating requirements and any inhibitor qualification testing programs through close coordination and liaison with Corrosion Technical Authority.
  • Work closely with Project Welding Engineers and Engineering Managers to align on all materials and welding aspects for the Project.
  • Liaise with Senior Coatings Engineer(s) to align on all coating aspects for Projects.
  • Define and conclude all Materials Selection for topsides and subsea systems.
  • Leads and ensures the preparation of: FEED and detail design analyses, specifications calculations, reports and procedures.
  • Fully assess and conclude/recommend materials related FEED optimization items.
  • Coordinate the corrosion modelling assessment work through close coordination and liaison with Corrosion Technical Authority.
  • Reviews project engineering design basis.
  • Resolves technical queries for material and welding issues.
  • Inputs for purchase requisitions and reviews of vendor and subcontractor submittals.
  • Discipline Tender Bid Evaluations (TBE) reviews.
  • Attends bid clarification meetings.
  • Vendor document reviews. Responsible for final review/approval of all Vendor documents for Materials, fabrication/NDT/welding etc. and corrosion/coating related aspects.
  • Reviews Client comments, provides responses/clarifications and closes actions.
  • Attends PO Kick-off Vendor Meetings, Pre-Inspection meetings at vendors and sub-vendors works as required.
  • Provides progress reports as necessary for engaged projects.
  • Participation in HAZOPs, HAZIDs and Project risk assessments.
  • Compatibility assessments of non-metallic materials with chemical injection philosophies through close coordination and liaison with Corrosion Technical Authority.
  • Development, review and approval of Material Selection Diagrams (MSDs).
  • AVL/Supplier & Manufacturer Qualification - Technical definition and support.
  • Subsea Coatings - Technical definition and support through close coordination and liaison with Senior Coatings Engineer/SME.
  • MPQT testing of line-pipe, CRA's, forgings, fittings, castings - Technical definition and support including sour service corrosion testing scope definition and follow-up.
  • Troubleshooting and support specifically for fabrication related issues with site visits as necessary.
Basic Qualifications: 
  • Over 20 years within the Energy Industry through all phases of EPCI project delivery.
  • Bachelors Degree in an Engineering Discipline, preferably Metallurgy or Materials Science.
  • Masters Degree in an Engineering Discipline.
  • Professional Engineer License an Advantage.
  • Charter-ship preferred.
  • Have full ownership and be accountable to the Project Directors, Project Engineering Managers, Senior Materials Manager / Chief Technical Authority and Global Director Welding & Production Group.
  • Must be a leader, excellent communicator and team player.
  • Must be able to work and communicate closely with McDermott Global Functional Materials, Corrosion, Welding and Coating colleagues.
  • Mentor other department engineers in Material Selection and Corrosion Control.
  • Be pro-active and get ahead of potential problems.
  • Demonstrate technical and commercial acumen and ensure project is getting most value for money.
  • Ensure technical integrity and understanding of the full project scope details.
  • Maintain highest standards of ethics & compliance and in accordance with McDermott policy.
  • Be able to work as part of a multi-discipline and multi-cultural team.
  • Responsible to prepare and issue minutes of meetings for all materials meetings attended and when requested.
  • Attends progress meetings with the Vendor, McDermott and Client per Project needs.
  • Have a current passport and be willing to travel to the vendors and their sub-vendors works.
  • Computer literate on Microsoft programs:  Word, Access, Power Point, Excel, Project.
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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