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Plate Structures Designer
United State Of America
Feb 05, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 1.0-6.0 years
Job Category Designer Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Good Communication Skills
Role Structural Designer Jobs
Designation Engineer
Education B.Tech/B.E,BCA
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

With the first ventures from land to near-shore marshlands and then to out-of-sight-of-land and increasingly deep waters, innovation is our legacy, our present and our future.

Ralph Thomas McDermott established J. Ray McDermott & Company Incorporated at the age of 24 upon receipt of a contract to build 50 wooden drilling rigs for a wildcatter in Luling, Texas. Knowing he could benefit from his father's long-time experience in the lumber and oilfield construction businesses, Ralph made John Raymond McDermott a partner and the company’s namesake.

Expanded the business from its original headquarters in Eastland, Texas, to Luling, Texas, after a boom in oil exploration in the area.

Moved the company to Houston, Texas, with the continuing oil boom.

Provided different services to the oil industry through three McDermott family-owned businesses: J. Ray McDermott & Co., Elmax Construction, and Stall & McDermott.

Hired the company’s first construction crew, a team of six.

Opened a New Orleans, Louisiana, office.

Introduced the first use of floating drilling equipment in low-lying marshlands of Texas and Louisiana.

Purchased J.G. McMullen Dredging Company and established it as the Olsen Dredging Company.

Reorganized the multiple McDermott family business operations into one: J. Ray McDermott & Co., Inc. of Delaware.

Designed and installed the first fixed platform made of steel out-of-sight-of-land, in 20 feet of water in the Gulf of Mexico for Superior Oil.

Established a contracting division, which was the major operating segment during the early years.

Acquired assets of Harry F. Allsman Company, McDermott’s joint venture partner for several contracting jobs in the Gulf of Mexico, which provided equipment to meet the new demand for offshore construction.

Commissioned construction of the first vessel designed specifically for offshore work (Derrick Barge 4).

The company’s Oil Division was organized.

Job Description


Positionthat utilizes 2D or 3D CAD and internal tools to develop drafting deliverables(drawings, bills, etc.) for plate structures


  • Working knowledge of company tools and basic knowledge of company standards, procedures, and capabilities. 
  • Deliverables are of high quality and comply with designs, company standards, and contract documents. 
  • Performs work in a timely manner. 
  • Performs duties with minimal supervision; however, supervision is required when learning new duties. 
  • Effectively communicates with supervisors, team members and with other disciplines
  • Performs limited checking. 


  • High school diploma and at least one year of post-high school education or equivalent experience
  • Typically has 1 - 6 years experience drafting construction related equipment consisting of custom supports, stands, jigs and lifting apparatus for specialty structures. Similar experience may be considered.
  • Working knowledge of CAD systems and drafting practices
  • Strong computer skills
  • Basic math skills, including trigonometry and algebra
  • Good people skills


  • Associate degree or two years technical degree in Design or Architecture, or equivalent experience.

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