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  • Job reference: RMS0164401

CAD Production Coordinator

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 26/01/2016
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (02/02/16)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Role:
This is an urgent contract position based in Khobar, Saudi Arabia.

It is essential that you have Smart Plant 3D experience and experience on Offshore projects.

Candidates immediately available or with short notice periods (1 week) are preferred.

Department: Piping

Responsible to: Project Engineering Manager

Responsible for: SP3D Model Management and Cats & Specs Administration for projects.


Main purpose of the job (but not limited to)
Provide support to a project in all aspects of 3D CAD administration.

- Act as project 3D CAD coordinator.
- Manage 3D CAD and 2D CAD work to the required schedule with the allocated manpower and supervise day-to-day administration activities for the project.
- Set-up, configure & maintain a multi-discipline SP3D 3D CAD project.
- Administer SP3D user accounts.
- User training & support for SP3D and associated applications.
- 3D object reporting e.g. MTO, element status, etc.
- SP3D data imports & exports, e.g. interfaces with 3rd party software, such as SmartPlant Instrumentation, SP P&ID, 2D Micro-station CAD and Material Data publisher.
- SP3D administration, network security & task scheduling.
- Project work share administration where required.
- Multi-discipline SP3D model hierarchy configuration + on going evaluation & maintenance.
- Ensure appropriate numbers of SP3D licenses are available.
- Implement SP3D Export output for Mustang Weight/CoG applications.
- Implement review model exports and attend project layout reviews.
- Implement Clash Manager where required.
- Configure standard SP3D MTO/progress reports to suit project.
- SP3D database maintenance, including scheduling and validating SP3D and Oracle archiving.
- Scheduling of overnight administrative project tasks.
- SP3D model is archived in accordance with Mustang procedures.
- Project piping, electrical and HVAC isometric configuration.
- Project process/piping line data imports.
- Liaison with and reporting to Piping Lead Designer.
- To provide support in all aspects of SP3D Cats & Specs.
- Develop SP3D Piping Cats & Specs from piping materials specifications, valve data sheets & SP data sheets.
- Develop SP3D Catalogue for service supports.
- Liaise with instrument department for administration of instrument catalogue.
- Update SP3D catalogues with additions and changes.
- Manage work to meet required project schedules.
- Liaise with Piping Materials Engineer.
- Liaise with 3D CAD administrators when required
- Ensure consistency between corporate catalogue and project catalogues.


Responsibilities or duties:
- Supervise 3D CAD systems configuration and database administration.
- Responsible for implementation of QA for the discipline on the project.
- Project QA audits will verify implementation.
- Assist the Lead Engineers to prepare & issue department 3D documents.
- Coordinate with Houston monthly license requirements for SP3D, MDS and other 3D CAD applications.
- Oversee & coordinate 3D software upgrades.
- Develop CAD routines as necessary to increase productivity & support budget & schedule.
- Maintain SP3D Cats & Specs for projects.
- Have a working knowledge of company and project QA requirements.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Required qualifications & experience:
- Degree or equivalent training in appropriate engineering subject.
- SP3D expert and database administration. Experience of 3D CAD coordination.
- SP3D Cats & Specs expert.


Required characteristics:
- Open attitude.
- Willingness to take on other tasks as requested and lead a team, but also have a flexible approach when required to work in smaller groups.

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