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Senior Subcontracts Engineer at McDermott International

Job Summary

Job Title: Senior SubContracts Engineer

We’re seeking an experienced Senior Subcontracts engineer to oversee daily construction activities at our Uganda site. The successful candidate will ensure project completion within the given timeframe, coordinate with subcontractors, and maintain quality and safety standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee daily construction activities, including worker scheduling, equipment delivery, and project progress.
  • Coordinate with subcontractors to meet project deadlines.
  • Ensure compliance with project procedures, execution strategies, and H3SE objectives.
  • Evaluate weekly work plans and optimize subcontractor work execution.
  • Review and comment on subcontractor documentation.
  • Support planning, scheduling, pre-commissioning, and commissioning activities.
  • Ensure quality and safety standards are maintained, and resolve any non-conformance reported.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or sufficient experience in site execution
  • Experience working with international contractors on complex multi-discipline projects
  • Strong engineering and design knowledge in all disciplines
  • Familiarity with international engineering standards and client specifications
  • Understanding of project basis, specifications, and engineering documentation
  • Design experience in building engineering activities
  • Knowledge of relevant engineering software and document management systems
  • Strong leadership, team management, and soft skills
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently under tight deadlines
  • Good knowledge of English (oral and written)
  • HSE and cost-conscious with strong attention to detail and accuracy

What We Offer:

  • Opportunity to work on exciting projects in the oil and 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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