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Project Engineer Buildings Design Interface at McDermott International, Ltd


Job Summary

Job Title:  Project Engineer

We’re seeking an experienced  Project Engineer to join our team in Uganda. The successful candidate will provide interface between our HO Engineering team and OC/OSB Engineering Contractor, manage and coordinate discipline engineering, and ensure technical responses align with project specifications.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and coordinate discipline engineering and follow-on engineering work
  •  Provide technical support and engineering resolution to building design
  • Ensure technical responses align with project specifications and approved concession/deviation requests
  • Coordinate with engineers to resolve inter-discipline complex issues
  • Support meetings with Client, Construction, Sub-contractors, Vendors, and support teams
  •  Liaise with consultants, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, vendors, and the general workforce to resolve engineering issues
  •  Ensure AFC documents are available with the construction team as per project schedule
  •  Apply home office engineering knowledge to resolve complex technical issues
  •  Approve Design Change Notifications (DCNs) and notify construction
  •  Identify changes from the base scope and raise technical queries/concession/deviation requests
  •  Prepare Subcontract deliverables, including Project Procedures
  •  Prepare RFQ Packages, Commercial Bid Analysis (CBE), and Technical Bid Evaluation (TBE)
  •  Assist in awarding contracts and managing subcontract package risk analysis
  • Manage post-award subcontract management and execution
  •  Ensure National Content Plan is followed by all parties


  • BSC Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Supply Chain, or similar professional qualification
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Minimum 15+ years of total experience in Subcontract administration activities on EPC projects in the Oil and Gas industry
  • Ability to prepare negotiation strategies and participate/lead negotiations
  •  Proficiency in computer skills and Subcontract management software
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skill level
  • Proven communication skills (verbal, written, and presenting)
  • Stable job history and ability to work in team environment
  • Previous EPC experience

What We Offer:

  •  Opportunity to work on exciting projects in the Oil & Gas industry
  •  Collaborative and dynamic work environment
  •  Professional growth and development opportunities
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package

How to Apply:

Visit our careers website at  and search for Uganda in the location field. Submit your application via the website, and our team will contact qualified candidates for interviews.

About Us:

McDermott is an equal opportunity employer committed to building diverse teams. We encourage applications from female candidates and are dedicated to developing the local community.


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