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Senior Civil Engineering Supervisor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Kenya
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 29/01/2014
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The Company:
One of the largest independent oil and gas exploration and production companies in Europe.

The Role:
Working on a 28/28 rotation basis, the incumbent will supervise all field based civil activity associated with the exploration and developments program. This includes but not limited to the design, construction and handover of new well pads to Well Engineering Manager, construction and upgrading of roads.
Work closely with all stake holders (consultants, contractors, field engineers / supervisor and head office)and provide leadership, guidance and support to the team so as to ensure timely completion of projects within the agreed schedule, budget and in line with the Company’s standards.

• Supervise the Field Civil team who will oversee the civil works from start to finish.
• Perform a key role in project planning, budgeting, and identification of resources needed by working closely with the Field Operations Manager, Civils Manager and various stake holders.
• Assign individual responsibilities to the Field Civil staff as required
• Provide Technical support and guidance to the Field Civil team.
• Project accounting functions by ensuring that the Field team maintain a proper record of actual works on site and all site activities which will assist the Civils Manager manage the budget, tracking if team expenses and minimizing exposure and risk in the project.
• Ensure that construction activities move according to predetermined schedule and are completed within agreed timeliness.
• Work closely with the Field Engineers/ Supervisor and Contractors to devise the project work plans and make revisions as and when need arises.
• Co-ordinate the efforts of all parties involved in the project, which include the Consultants, contractors, sub-contractors and Field Engineers/ Supervisor .
• Periodic inspection of construction sites.
• Ensuring the Field Engineers/ Supervisor prepare accurate daily reports and maintain a record of meetings held and all site instructions.
• Work closely with the Civils Manager and Field Engineers/ Supervisor to ensure project documents are complete, correct and up-to-date from date of site hand over, during the construction duration and at the end of the project.
• Work closely with the Civils Manager, Field Operations Manager and Civil Supervisors to identify the elements of project design and construction likely to give rise to disputes and claims.
• Serve as a key link between the Field and the Head Office
• Review the deliverables and reports prepared by the Field team before passing onto Civils Manager.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
A civil engineering degree from an internationally recognised university.
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