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McDermott Principal Fabrication Operations Spec in Clive, Iowa

Principal Fabrication Operations Spec - ( 2101978 )

McDermott’s CB&I® Storage Solutions group is the most experienced and the only worldwide builder and designer of industrial storage products and facilities. Headquartered in the Houston, Texas, CB&I has the global expertise and strategically located operations to provide engineering, procurement and construction solutions for our customers’ most complex energy projects.

The PPL Fabrication Ops Spec is responsible for supporting all of the shop needs including tooling and equipment and interacting with fabrication shop personnel on a daily basis. This position is an experienced Fabrication Specialist role reporting to the Plant Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Typically responsible for oversight of fabrication shop activities (Shop Superintendent).

  • Accountable for shop logistics, including tools and equipment, contract materials, workforce scheduling to execute shop fabrication activities.

  • Establish a detailed fabrication plan to provide for the efficient utilization of all labor, fabrication supplies, and equipment.

  • Insure that all CB&I shop personnel understand their scope of work.

  • Direct the various trades and define their respective scopes of work. Manage Labor Relations per local requirements.

  • Responsible for management of shop employees to comply with all labor standards and the proper treatment of employees per Company policies.

  • Manage time taking function to assure timely submittal and processing of employee payrolls.

  • Work directly with the Plant Manager to manage fabrication personnel and address employee relations issues.

  • Work with the Plant Manager and Project Managers to ensure all consumer/client site requirements are met.

  • Work to a schedule and ensure project milestones are met.

  • Prepare for and participate in operations review meetings, as requested.

  • Establishes medium and long term career and personal development goals

  • Enthusiastically seeks and accepts tasks and projects in rotations that allow for maximum experience and growth

  • Regularly introspect, seek feedback and adapt behaviors for ongoing personal development

  • Utilizes communication skills appropriate to the environment, resulting in effective interactions with internal and external stakeholders



  • Typically 5 years since first degree and 10 years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s in Construction Management or Engineering preferred

Primary Location : USA-Iowa-Clive

Job : Operations (Fab)

Employee Status : Direct / Regular

Schedule : Full-time

Req ID: 2101978

McDermott is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.