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PDMS Design System Administrator- WorleyParsons Oman

Posted by Antony Thomas at Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Job Title: PDMS Design System Administrator

Job Type Full-time Advertising Category Engineering/Design & Sciences Location of Job Muscat, MA OM (Primary)
Job Description

Job Title                   : Design System Administrator -PDMS

Department                  : Engineering & Operations Information Management

Reports to                  : Engineering Data Lead

Position description – Purpose

Responsible for the set-up, supervision and administration of multidiscipline project catalogue databases, maintenance and users support and training for the PDMS 3D CAD engineering systems from project inception through to final documentation and close out of projects.

Position description – Dimensions

External relationships with Contractors, Specialist Consultants and Vendors.

Experience and Qualifications required

•BSc. in engineering or technical equivalent.
•Is proficient in 3D CAD (PDMS, PDS, others) with at least 5 years of industry discipline related CAD design experience (piping, structural, electrical/instrumentation).
•At least 3 years of experience in applying the PDMS Admin skill to upstream oil and gas projects with experience on major capital projects.

Position description – (Roles &) Accountabilities

Technical Abilities:

•Possesses solid knowledge/experience (multiple years) of PDMS project administration in the support of major projects (including support of a PDMS user community with the various PDMS modules and operating systems UNIX/NT) and is proficient in the use of PML.
•Further exposure and experience with Oracle, Fortran, C languages, LISP and Visual Basic would be most desirable.
•Possesses PDMS/REVIEW/AutoCAD knowledge.
•Possesses broad design experience with quality control/checking skills, and knowledge of fabrication techniques. Has knowledge of oil and gas production facility design standards/specifications.
•Has ability to effectively interface with multiple communities, including process managers, engineering project managers, design engineers, designer/drafters, alliance consultants, vendors and other team leaders.
•Has hardware knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project).
•Has complete understanding of FEED/detail design deliverables for projects


•Understands the scope of each project and has the capability to create PDMS project database structures that will enable the 3D design and subsequent creation of deliverables from the PDMS project databases. This includes interfacing with other project databases (Oracle, Engineering Design Database, etc.) with the PDMS databases.
•Follow/ensure Quality Management System Requirements are met in line with ISO 9001- 2008 requirements
•Has a working knowledge of Aveva’s PDMS Global application
•Coordinates multi-discipline design expertise using 3D PDMS CAD systems.
•Works closely with Design Systems Section Lead and interfaces with discipline Project Engineers, Project Management, Multidiscipline Engineers in quality control, drawings delivery and overall project support.
•Recommends, designs and implements work process improvements.
•Is aware of industry leading technology trends and applications.
•Architects technology infrastructure to reduce cycle time and cost.
•Actively supports Lessons Learned feedback.

Position description - Special Challenges

•Is familiar with a variety of the discipline’s concepts, practices, and procedures.
•Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
•Performs a variety of complicated tasks with minimal day-to-day supervision.
•A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
•Demonstrate repeatability and constant improvement in projects.
•Develop / share best practices, work processes, system and tools, based on experience gained in a portfolio of independent projects.
•Work effectively with diverse, multi-cultural teams, peers, stakeholders and customers.
•Work effectively in a matrix organisation and handle multiple reporting relationships and multiple responsibilities.
•Help developing a truly global Engineering, Design and Project delivery skill pool.
•Many projects are executed in remote locations in various countries. Maintaining a good relationship with the client is critical to the success of the (design) project and sometimes requires visit to the site and/or client office.
•To recognise team performance as a whole is a greater priority than projecting individual contribution.
•Be a team player where recognition of team performance as a whole is a greater priority than projecting individual contribution.
•Be able to work in a team environment and handle multiple project responsibilities.
•Assuring that work and project promises are successfully delivered and appropriate reviews have been conducted.

Key Competencies required

Summary – Behavioural:

Displays Personal Effectiveness : Building Relationships Knowledge

Displays Personal Effectiveness skill

Delivers Results Skill

Analyse and Solve problems Skill

Manage Knowledge and information

Summary – Functional:

Demonstrates breadth in applying skills to different project phases Skill

Demonstrates experience in other related disciplines Awareness

Application and maintenance of eng processes, systems and tool Knowledge

Establish/adopt new technology Knowledge

Tech assurance / review for the more complicated / critical work products Knowledge




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