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Senior Construction Project Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Baku
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/07/2014
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The Company:
POSITION REPORTS TO: Pipelines Project Manager
WORK LOCATION: Baku, Azerbaijan
WORK SCHEDULE: 6x2 Rotation

The Role:

•Senior Construction Project Engineer. Principal construction management representative in the Pipeline Management Team office in Baku, accountable for providing support to the pipeline construction works in accordance with HSSE and quality requirements, and in line with the schedule and budget.
•Management/coordination responsibilities in Engineering, Procurement and Construction.
•Prior to mobilisation for construction to provide construction input and support for the Execute stage of the Project. Initially based in the EPMS Contractor’s Office in London. Following pipeline contractor mobilisation, relocates to the Pipeline Management Team office in Baku.
•Participation in Pipeline contract management and subcontract coordination.

The position requires previous experience of work in a senior construction management role on major large diameter pipeline projects, with strong emphasis on safety and the ability to support work on site, while taking responsibility for the day to day management of contractors’ works and providing overall HSSE, quality, and overall performance leadership to the combined Company and contractor site teams.

Responsibilities include:
• Provision of construction and technical support during the Define and Execute stages of the Project Pipelines work, including development of the temporary facilities scopes of work and specifications.
• Management and coordination of General Support and Civils Services contracts.
• Personal commitment to achieve excellence in workplace health and safety. Promoting safety awareness within all areas of the site/field organisation.
• Participate in the management of the contractors for the pipeline and related works.
• Participate in development of the construction strategies, schedules, and execution planning
• Work with the engineering group, interface with others in construction, commissioning & operations, and contractors’ management teams to ensure project requirements are met and delivered on time.
• Participate in the identification and management of the interfaces between Pipeline and Early Works construction, Facilities construction, the EPMS contractor, and other parties involved in project construction activity.
• Ensure that lessons learned are considered in construction.
• Anticipate and identify adverse trends/events throughout the construction period and work with the relevant parties to avoid them or achieve timely resolution
• Participate in weekly construction progress meetings with construction contractors and PMT
• Participate in the Constructability programme and implementation of constructability recommendations and principles in the field.
• Participate in coordinating and working with contractors in completion of detailed execution plans, site procedures, and schedules during the pre-mobilization planning periods in the construction contractor’s in-country offices.
• Oversee pre-inspections of contractor’s construction equipment and camps prior to approval for mobilisation.
• Review contractor’s method statements and recommend modification or approval as appropriate.
• Oversee the pipeline unexploded ordnance clearance contract and operations

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• University Degree in Engineering or Construction Management. (Alternative qualifications can be considered with relevant experience).
• Minimum of 10 years of experience in Oil and Gas Construction involving:-
o Experience of Onshore pipelines construction
o Experience of Onshore gas processing, transportation and loading/offloading terminals construction
o Experience of a senior safety role in related industries
o Familiarity with International Standards which form the basis for project specifications
o Familiarity with the pipeline detail design development
o Experience of planning for a major pipeline and facilities construction project
o Experience of risk management process for a major construction project
o Experience of Task Risk Assessment, HAZID and HAZCON

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
o Experience in managing construction sites in remote, camp environments
o Experience in the Republic of Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkey and/or Former Soviet Union
o Construction Health and Safety management experience
o Experience with project management systems, permit to work system and gate process
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