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Drafter (Senior)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/09/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
Core Responsibilities:
Provides technical support and services to professional employee groups in the areas of drafting and design.

Decision Making:
Makes decisions and recommendations on highly technical or complex issues and without formal guidelines or precedents and exercises resourcefulness and ingenuity to resolve complex and technical issues.

- Operates as an advanced specialist while working on highly technical work.
- Is adaptive and manages non-routine assignments.
- Provides technical support to engineers and other similar professionals.
- May plan, schedule or oversee the work of other technical roles.
- Seen as the expert on technical matters.
- Develop detailed mechanical designs and drawings in support of maintenance capital and small capacity capital projects with a focus on delivering high quality and cost effective designs and drawing packages.
- Ensure mechanical designs and drawings comply with all relevant codes, standards, Company specifications.
- Research relevant historic drawing information, identify deficiencies and develop plans to mitigate such deficiencies.
- Gather and compile applicable drawing information and participate in project scoping.
- Conceptualize and create detailed mechanical designs and drawing requirements in early stages of project development.
- Estimate drafting cost and effort.
- Supervise internal and external designers and drafters to ensure timely and accurate delivery of construction and as-built drawing and document packages.
- Provide direction and guidance to third-party drafting service providers.
- Perform Quality Assurance and Quality Control of completed designs and drawings.
- Execute or monitor drawing and document tracking and archiving procedures; monitor and report on quality, timeliness, and cost effectiveness of detailed mechanical design and related drafting work.
- Provide mentorship to mechanical drafters.
- Recommend modifications to procedures and standards to facilitate continuous improvement.

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