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3D CAD Administrator

Location: Singapore

Department: Engineering

Line Manager: Engineering Manager


Job Summary

This role requires good organizational / coordination skills with all engineering disciplines.  The principal role of the 3D CAD Administrator is to:-    

  1. Plan, define and implement AVEVA E3D/PDMS Global set-up for Yinson including all subsidiaries;
  2. Define software and hardware needs for AVEVA E3D Global solution, interact with IT team for set-up of license server, global servers (hub and satellites) for Yinson internal users and sub-contractors. Responsible for software updates;
  3. Establish and maintain catalogues and specifications for projects;
  4. Maintain and distribute 3D technical information for internal users in Yinson and external users within the Global environment, e.g. export to other systems (DGN, DWG, STP, Navisworks, etc.);
  5. Support Yinson with E3D/PDMS issues throughout project and into operational phase.
  6. Plan, define and implement 3D CAD procedures in coordination with all discipline Lead Engineers;
  7. Establish technical requirements for project deliverables, 3D audits and follow-up for sub-contractors;
  8. Assist in establishing lifecycle information (LCI) / Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) requirements;
  9. Assist in follow-up of sub-contractors in their 3D design and engineering;
  10. Travel as required, including but not limited to shipyards/module yards in SE Asia region, China, Middle-East region, other Yinson Offices (Singapore, Oslo, Malaysia), candidate vessels (onshore/offshore), operational production units (offshore) and onshore support bases (as required).


Key Competencies

Commercial Focus 

  • Must be focused on achieving timely and cost-effective results for the Project and Company.
  • Shall be able to converse with and respond to Stakeholder’s (internal/external) queries while protecting the interests of the company.
  • Maintain close working relationship with other discipline engineers and package managers.
  • Ensure optimized solutions.

Functional Know-How

  • Good technical knowledge on E3D/PDMS administration;
  • Good technical knowledge on other CAD softwares (e.g., AutoCAD, MicroStation, Navisworks, etc.)

Interpersonal Effectiveness

  • Able to work effectively with the project teams, achieve a good working relationship and act in the interests of the Company at all times.

Communication & Influence

  • Shall have excellent verbal and written language skills, fluent English verbal and written.

Analysis & Problem Solving

  • Shall be able to quickly identify problems and coordinate solutions.

Accountability for Results

  • Shall be self-motivated, proactive and able to take responsibility for own actions;
  • Make good technical decisions and ensure that solutions are properly implemented.

Personal Development

  • Shall be committed to developing own skill base but also providing support to other people within the Company’s Project Team.


Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform as Technical Authority for implementation and use of AVEVA E3D/PDMS.
  • Ensure that costs to Yinson are optimized in overall implementation of AVEVA Products.
  • Manage all Module EPC and Integration Engineering Contractors for 3D-related work.
  • Interact with Client as required.
  • Interact with and support the other 3D engineering contractors as required (including Integration Engineering, Marine Engineering, EIT Engineering, etc.).
  • Maintain Dabacon database for AVEVA E3D/PDMS and monitor individual Contractor requirements for additional catalogues, specification, libraries, etc.
  • Achieving resolution of multi-discipline equipment problems by coordinating with other discipline engineers and project engineering management team.
  • Update job knowledge by tracking and understanding emerging methodology improvements; and absorbing new practices from clients and partners.
  • Engineering problem solving and troubleshooting, even when not directly in own discipline (taking a holistic approach to the project).
  • Coordinate discipline issues between client, contractors, vendors and other relevant parties.
  • Provide input to weekly/monthly progress reporting and other relevant status information as needed.
  • Participate in audits and review processes as necessary.
  • Interact with Completions team to streamline the requirements on all types of Lists in the format required by Orbit (Yinson Mechanical Completion software)
  • Interact with non-technical disciplines as required (document control, cost control, planning) in implementing links between E3D and IFS (Yinson finance package.
  • Other tasks as requested by the Engineering Manager.
  • QHSSE Duties – every employee shall

- Take care of themselves and others who may be affected by their acts or oversights;

- Not interfere with or misuse anything supplied for their health, safety and welfare;

- Report quality related problems and HSSE hazards or deficits within their area to the QHSSE department;

- Promote and take part in the QHSSE continuous improvement process.


Qualifications, Skills & Experiences

  • Diploma/Degree qualified in a technical subject
  • Good knowledge of AVEVA Products
  • Good knowledge of AutoCAD and MicroStation
  • Good knowledge in developing small scale customized tools for use in 3D model.
  • Good use of Navisworks
  • Basic Knowledge in CADWORX/ Auto PLANT
  • Able to write Technical Reports
  • Piping design and routing skills an added advantage


We are a dynamic organization with great customers, an equal-opportunity employer, and a culture where people are valued and empowered to deliver amazing results. We are also growing and looking to hire talented and passionate individuals to join our team!

If you are looking for an international, cross-cultural work experience where you’ll be able to challenge yourself and grow your skills in an open and supportive work environment, then Yinson is the place for you.

Please send your application and resume with current/expected remuneration and references to


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