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  • Job reference: RMS0154762

SURF MATERIAL-WELDING-NDT SUPERINTENDENT

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Inverness
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/03/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (12/03/15)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Role:
The service holder is responsible, within the Kaombo SURF team and under the SURF Company Site Representative’s supervision, for following-up, monitoring and supervising Welding/Material/NDE (the discipline) activities carried out by the SURF Contractor and/or Subcontractors at the URA / LRA fabrication site, ensuring that his discipline’s contractual and technical requirements are duly applied by the Contractor and/or Subcontractors. Some cladding activities will also be performed on the fabrication site and is part of activities to be followed by the service holder.

In this respect, and to ascertain that the equipment/facilities are built as per the project requirements, the service holder verify and approve Contractor’s and/or Subcontractors’ drawings, fabrication procedures and methodologies, and ensure that Contractor and/or Subcontractors have adequate equipment, resources, means and manpower to performed the service with the required quality level and to compete it in due time.

The service holder will have to follow & monitor the execution of the welding & NDE qualifications process as well as the qualification of the welders. They will then have to ensure that the qualification program is executed in a timely manner and correctly reported by Contractor / Subcontractor. During the fabrication activities, the service holder will have to ensure the qualified welders and welding operators are working in accordance to approved welding procedure.

They report on a day-to-day basis directly to the SURF Company Site Representative and provides support and assistance to the SURF Company Site team with regards to issues related to his discipline.

The service holder organises and participates to routine and random inspections and audits, assists to daily / regular Fabrication meetings related to his discipline with SURF Contractor and/or Subcontractors, performs QA/QC and/or HSE visits and tours... and ensures an adequate reporting to the SURF Company Site Representative (areas of concerns, problems encountered in its discipline during fabrication by SURF Contractor and/or Subcontractors).

The Service holder participates to the review and comments of SURF Contractor’s and/or Subcontractors’ Project Site documentation applicable in the perimeter of the relevant SURF Fabrication site (Fabrication plans, fabrication drawings …) and ensures their full implementation by SURF Contractor and/or Subcontractors.
As a general manner, the service holder provides assistance to the SURF Fabrication team with all matters related to his discipline and organise its pre-commissioning activities in close coordination with the commissioning team.
The service holder is also accountable for demonstrating, individually, an exemplary behaviour with regard to HSSE rules & requirements.


1. To adopt and to demonstrate an exemplary behaviour with regard to Company Ethics and “Code of Conduct” policy and HSSE rules and regulations.

2. To have knowledge of Company and Project technical referential and international standards related to his area of responsibility, taking knowledge from them for application to the Project.
To develop, as required, discipline specific instructions at Fabrication Site.

3. To ensure proper answer (in coordination with Company’s engineering team when appropriated) to CONTRACTOR technical Site Queries related to his discipline.

4. To ensure all along fabrication phase that the SURF Contractor is enforcing his contractual commitments, is implementing properly his Fabrication plan and objectives, and is performing safely his activities as per Project specifications, design and codes.

As such, he shall:
- Participate to KOM with Contractor/Subcontractors wrt discipline matters;
- Review the relevant Contractor's and suppliers ITP's and procedures (in coordination with other disciplines);
- Monitor and control the implementation on site of the approved drawings and plans, Surveillance plans, Inspection and test plans;
- Ensure that the works are closely inspected by the contractor’s QC inspection team;
- Review and ensure that all material certificates and certification files are up to date, including documentation from vendors and contractors;
- Challenge Contractor and Sub-suppliers on QA/QC performance and Inspection activities, and to perform routine and random inspections on a daily basis in this regard;
- Monitor the work deficiencies (repair rate in particular), and ensure the implementation of the necessary corrective actions;
- Follow up on the implementation of decided action plans, or other mitigation plan issued;
- Stop & report immediately to SURF Company Site Representative any anomaly or non-conformity;
- Interface with relevant SURF Fabrication team and SURF Contractor’s QA/QC site authority on QA/QC issues and on the implementation of the Company QA/QC requirements;
- Attend and participate in daily meetings;
- Attend, when requested, the various Fabrication meetings, and provide support to the CSR in its various reviews;
- Participate to Fabrication, HSE or QAQC specific audits or visits;
- Provide regular inspection & activity reports.

5. To ensure the tracking of anomalies and non conformities performed by the SURF Contractor and ensure follow-up of correcting activities.

6. In general:
- To assist the SURF Company Site Representative as and when required;
- To provide technical support and assistance to Company personnel, and also to Contractor' and Suppliers' personnel if needed;
- To analyze / resolve discipline issues and problems encountered by Company personnel;
- To implement discipline methods for the supervision of the day to day activities;
- To enforce decisions/directions taken at SURF Management level and as directed by SURF Company Site Representative.

7. To report to the SURF Company Site Representative wrt to discipline activities, in particular when deviations to works are detected.

8. To ensure confidentiality of all the documentation issued under his area of responsibility.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Welding/Material/NDE techniques and experience
• Knowledge of Company referential
• Fabrication Auditing techniques
• Project management (organization)
• URA / LRA Fabrications techniques
• Team management (relationship)
• Use of software's: word, excel, email
• Risk identification and assessment
• Management / negotiation with contractors

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