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Construction Superintendent

Job Title: Construction Superintendent
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Arbil, Iraq
REF: 1158
Contact Name: David Bernard
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Construction Superintendent is is required for an oil operator in Kurdistan with below details:
The Construction Superintendent shall be responsible for the overall Construction activities associated with the project, including the HSE enforcement, ensure construction activities as per drawing and relevant documentation, supervision and management of Subcontractors and Vendors, prediction of requirements for materials and construction equipment and co-ordination with other works being undertaken by the Company and other parties in relation to the Project.
The construction activity shall be administered, directed and controlled in a transparent and equitable manner in accordance with Company’s business principles utilising adequate and fit for purpose management tools and capable staff. The control systems that shall comprise, safety, quality, cost, time and resource management and as per best construction procedures and practises. Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that are essential for the achievement of completion of construction shall be established and monitored through each stage of the Work. Health, safety, environment and security are core values at the company and are taken very seriously. All employees are expected to play their role whereas senior staff are also part of a company-wide safety leadership programme. The Construction Superintendent will play a key role in this area. 

  • Management and delivery of the Construction works in accordance with the companies HSE policy.
  • Construction planning and scheduling, quantity take offs, cost control, change control, quality assurance, quality control, document control, health, safety, and environment (HSE).
  • Direct the contractor’s activities with respect to project execution ensuring the contractor is familiar with the company execution plans and overall job requirements, ensue adherence to all agreed specifications and standards;
  • Define and safely deliver construction activities to internationally recognized standards, within challenging timescales.
  • Review scope changes and issue change requests as required.
  • Participate in HAZID, HAZAN, HAZOP, SIL & QRA studies.
  • Produce professional project status reports.
  • Monitor project progress and ensure necessary information flow between stakeholders to meet project milestones
  • Deputize for the Project Manager as required.
  • Monitor project progress and ensure necessary information flow between stakeholders to meet project milestones

  • Sound academic background within one or more engineering discipline(s) of which Civil/Mechanical/Electrical/Instrumentation should be core.
  • >10 years of experience in capital expenditure (capex) projects, preferably within the oil and gas industry.
  • Have a wide range of technical skills and experience and a practical knowledge of the major engineering disciplines.
  • Hands on experience with construction and handover of construction project.
  • Experience in developing technically acceptable, constructible and operable cost-effective solutions to complex problems.
  • Familiar with commonly used project management concepts and tools, used to contribute project control information.
Key Attributes:
  • Open, clear, communication style
  • Proven team player who sets tone for desired culture
  • Passionate leader of multi-discipline teams with strong focus on safety and leading people
  • Ability to coordinate and provide interface between the company’s Engineering, Operations and Construction teams.
  • Proven experience in contractor management
  • Flexible working style with adaptability
  • High energy, strong work ethic
  • Self-starter with “fire in the belly”
  • Ability to achieve results in a small company through initiative and taking accountability
  • Ability to cope with pressure, complexity and ambiguity while bringing order and clarity
  • Ability to maintain a balance of structure, planning and predictability with fast execution
  • Support effective handover and closure of project contracts.
  • Experience in civil construction (Roads, Oil and Gas Camp, water pipeline and distribution networks and Rig facilities)
  • Experience in pre-fabricated buildings
  • Experience in Survey works
  • Supervision of construction works on site
  • Line manage construction engineer/s reporting
  • Prepare daily, weekly, monthly progress reports
  • Prepare 1 week, 1month and 90 day look ahead schedule
  • Prepare snag list report and closeout report.