Sr. Drafter/ Designer

Keppel LeTourneau USA - Houston, TX (30+ days ago)


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The applicant must be able to pass a physical and a drug screen/back ground check. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability generally required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Duties & Job Responsibilities:

The following duties and responsibilities are essential. Other duties may be assigned.
 Receives assignments from supervisor.
 This position requires the ability to make independent judgments based on practice or previous experience and attention to detail in making evaluative judgments based on the analysis of factual information.
 The applicant is expected to resolve problems by identifying and selecting solutions through the application of acquired technical experience.
 Possession of a theoretical knowledge in Engineering, good communication skills, commitment and self-motivated.
 Familiarity w/ Offshore Mobile Jack-Up Rig Design.
 Knowledge of Material and Welding Specifications, Scantlings, etc.
 Should be able to support the Design and Construction of Mobile Offshore Drilling Units by designing and checking design drawings to insure all information is correct prior to being released to the customer, plus design drafting duties when required.
 Responsible for ensuring that the back drafting of checked design drawings are complete and correct in accuracy and uniformity and that the drawings are checked for engineering completeness by the responsible engineer.
 Works with the structural designers, engineers and naval architect to produce arrangements, layouts and mechanical and/or structural design drawings.
 Works in direct support of the Engineers.
 Is capable of creating and understanding 2D drawings and 3D models.
 Follows the LeTourneau Design Drafting Standards established for the design of jackup rigs and the Production Drafting Standards for mechanical design of outfitting jackup rigs.
 Has a minimum of a 12+ years work history in a related drafting position.

Core Competencies:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following core competencies:
 Organizational Support – Supports our organization’s goals and values.
 Safety – Observes safety and security procedures. Reports potentially unsafe conditions.
 Ethics – Works with high integrity and complies with corporate guidelines on business ethics and compliance with the law guides every activity.
 Teamwork – Contributes to building a positive team spirit and puts success of team above own interests.
 Quality Management – Monitors own work to ensure quality.
 Customer Service – Responds promptly to internal and external customer needs.
 Cost Consciousness – Conserves organization resources.
 Change Management – Adapts to change in the work environment.
 Dependability – Takes responsibility for own actions and results.
 Continuous Improvement – Committed to continuous improvement by improving processes, systems, products, and services. Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.

Innovation – Displays original thinking and creativity. Generates suggestions for improving work, reducing costs, and improving quality and safety measures (safer, faster, better, cheaper).
 Professionalism – Treats others with respect and consideration. Maintains confidentiality.
 Leadership – Inspires the trust of others.
 Communication – Speaks and writes clearly. Understands simple instructions.
 Safety - Works injury free, achieves an injury-free working environment, and maintains the highest Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) standards in our industry.

Required Skills:

Tools, Technology and Equipment:
 Proficient in MS Office programs.
 Proficient with the latest version of AutoCAD and Inventor.
 Familiarity with SAP or similar EMS programs.
Language Skills:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret mark-ups on drawings from the engineer and/or checker. Also able to communicate in a professional way to resolve design conflicts and discrepancies.
Mathematical Ability:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. To work with both in imperial and metric.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $65,000.00 to $85,000.00 /year


  • drafting: 10 years (Required)


  • High school (Required)


  • Houston, TX 77056 (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)