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  • Job reference: RMS0115370

Civil Construction Lead

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Newfoundland and Labrador - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/09/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (17/09/12)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our client, a major owner/operating company, seeks expertise for offshore mega-projects in Canada.

This opportunity is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only. First consideration will be given to residents of Newfoundland & Labrador.

The Role:
The Civil Lead oversees the GBS civil construction and prefabrication activities.

Main Functions:

• Manage and Drive Worker Safety Programs.
• Oversee Contractor’s organization and their subcontractors with regards to civil construction activities such as formwork, slipforming, reinforcing steel installation, concrete placement, concrete production, post tensioning, lifting and rigging, material logistics, scaffolding, and access.
• In some cases, responsibilities may extend to offsite prefabrication, site running/operations, and mechanical construction oversight.
• Provide the interface between the work face and the Construction Site Manager and Construction Site Lead.
• Ensure establishment and proper implementation of work processes at the site level as stipulated in the Construction Management Plan, Quality Management Plan, and other supporting documents.
• Monitor, investigate, identify, and resolve site level civil construction issues, evaluate metrics, and provide feedback to responsible line management as required.
• Technical document review and comment of Contractor’s construction documents.
• Ensure good communications and relations with the Contractor and their subcontractors.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

• Champion on-site safety awareness and safe performance among Project Team members.
• Identify and work to eliminate site hazards, unsafe conditions, and unsafe acts; work with Company, Contractor, and subcontractor management to achieve an injury-free work place.
• Assist Contractor in planning prior to the start of work.
• Serve as day-to-day interface with Contractor and craft labor during the Construction Phase, providing a focus on safety, quality, cost, and schedule
- Provide safety monitoring/leadership
- Interface with QA/QC personnel to address quality issues/progress
- Provide oversight of contractor’s materials management/verification systems
- Ensure compliance with specifications, procedures, and plans
- Monitor workforce productivity and progress relative to schedule
- Monitor environmental compliance, as required
- Interface with contractor for field level changes, e.g. scope, costs, etc.
- Verify post-site arrival of procured equipment and materials
• Provide on-site support to the Construction Site Lead / Construction Site Manager as required.
• Keep management apprised of significant construction and quality issues and plans towards resolving issues.
• Provide assistance to and participate in mechanical construction readiness reviews, count down meetings, and risk assessments.
• Provide support to pre-commissioning/mechanical completion/systems completion as required.
• Coordinate Quality Audits and other site surveillance activities including Documents for Operations (DFO).
• Attend and participate in all mandatory Contractor and Company training programs and seminars, including computer-based programs.
• To perform assignments in a safe and diligent manner, follow labor safety rules, timely inform the supervisor about any incidents, injuries, near misses and potential hazards at his/her working place or at others’ working places if witnessed.
• Perform other duties as required.
• Provide knowledge transfer to develop Early Career Professionals.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Minimum 15 years relevant industry experience working/overseeing civil/concrete construction activities.
• 5+ years of client organization experience preferred with oil and gas operator.
• Read, write, and speak fluent English.
• Proficient in use of computers and Microsoft Office tools.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Prefer college level education or equivalent.
• Experience with slipforming operations is preferred.
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