Senior Principal Project Designer/Checker (PDMS) C12-2357


Job Type

Direct Hire


Houston, TX


*       PDMS/MDS Offshore experience, Mid to Senior level designer/Checker

*       Provide technical support, clarification and interpretation of task, code and standards requirements for all discipline design and drafting activities.

*       Reviews assigned projects discipline deliverables for technical quality, accuracy and compliance with Company standards.

*       Monitors assigned projects discipline manpower requirements to support established budgets and schedule.

*       Assure that all assigned discipline personnel are indoctrinated and current with Company, department, discipline, and project standards and procedures.

*       Review and approve assigned project discipline work scopes, work approaches, and estimates.

*       Review and approve submitted discipline Work Share Packages for assigned projects.


*       Typically fifteen years progressively responsible discipline related design experience; BS degree or completion of technical courses with 10+ years of relevant experience, including supervisory or lead position experience.

*       Senior Principal level design position responsible for supervising teams as well as performing difficult and complex work assignments involving independent judgment to determine a course of action consistent with established functional and organization's policies and goals. Strong understanding of basic engineering and/or design/drafting concepts. Has general understanding of other disciplines' roles in the design process.

*       Able to complete tasks in accordance with project procedures and recognized codes and standards. Able to discuss routine technical problems and communicate effectively with immediate supervisor and other project personnel. Able to utilize advanced PC, 2D CAD, and 3D CAD tools (if applicable), and other applicable hardware and software to perform duties. Understand and oversee advanced design as well as providing technical direction and training. Ability to meet deadlines and manage priorities is critical.

*       Commitment to customer service and ability to guide department personnel in partnership with and during manager's absence is essential. Ability to maintain confidential information critical.

*       Generally characterized as a "Senior", with the ability to conceptually interpret and guide the department program design and development. Able to lead and/or train project teams. Performs difficult drafting/design and/or technical support assignments, requiring the application of advanced drafting and fundamental design techniques, and engineering and mathematical principles, in accordance with established standards and procedures.

*       Typically will regularly interface with departmental staff and middle and upper management, and frequently with outside customers.

*       General attributes required of all employees include: Zero Harm, Action Orientation, Building Effective Business Relationships, Commitment, Customer Focus, Dealing with Change, Drive for Results, Integrity and Trust, and Basic Leadership Skills.

*       Willingness to travel or to accept field assignments preferred.

*       Ability to work effectively in teams.

*       For CSA positions - Capability to perform field surveys and utilize survey equipment and transform data into CAD.

*       Piping designer with PDMS Offshore experience

*       Must be willing to travel offshore to accomplish the field work required

*       PDMS offshore piping designer/checker