Wood is recruiting for a Senior Construction Engineer to be based in the Home Office in Reading. The ideal candidate will be part of the Construction Engineering Team and will report directly into the Construction Engineering Manager supporting Project Construction Managers and will be responsible to manage and maintain mutually beneficial working relationships with Contractor, Client, and subordinates.
This role is suitable for a Senior Construction Engineer or someone who is looking to further develop their career into construction management.
Willingness to undertake business trips and assignment is a necessary part of construction execution and the role requires candidates to be supportive of this.
Responsibilities will include;
Carry out construction feasibility and method studies
Establish in conjunction with planning group realistic schedules for construction activities
Support the Construction Manager in the development of the contracting philosophy for the project. Ensure contract deliverables, documents and specifications are produced to meet the needs of the project schedule
Produce and develop plans, drawings, specifications, requisitions and bid summaries for all temporary facilities and construction equipment required within the scope of services
Develop temporary facility layouts, lay-down facilities, heavy lift and transportation, and heavy load and traffic movement studies, as required by the Construction Manager
Develop transportation, lifting schedules and classifications from early project information in conjunction with the Construction Manager and Wood procedures
Review the project estimate to ensure the completeness of scope and correctness of construction input
Identify construction deliverables to suit the project requirements and control and schedule them using the Wood Document Management System (WebDMS)
Review the project requirements, and the constructability checklist to identify critical execution issues, and develop the overall schedule and the construction execution plan
Review the model Safety Plan and Instructions to Contractors, incorporate project specific requirements as required. Approve and issue site safety procedures and work practices for the project in conjunction with the Construction Manager
Review the model Site Quality Plan, Instructions to Contractors and other quality procedures and incorporate project specific requirements as required. Issue the site quality plan and procedures for the project
In conjunction with the Materials Coordinator monitor the shipping/delivery forecasts to ensure the project schedule is met
Fully brief the Construction Engineering Manager on the shipping logistics from the works to the installed position for ‘out of gauge’ cargoes
Provide Home Office clarification on issues raised at site by communication with other involved Home Office departments as necessary
In conjunction with the Commissioning group define the systems required by Commissioning, and the groups of systems required for Operations. In conjunction with Project Control, agree practical dates for turnover of the systems, and groups of systems, setting realistic milestones for the Construction Contractors to achieve
Maintain the necessary records to ensure quality assurance requirements are met
Assist in the training of Construction Engineers
Liaise with field staff on construction engineering matters
Qualification in HSE preferred e.g. NEBOSH
Experienced in downstream oil and gas EPC and FEED
Major Client experience e.g. Shell, Exxon Mobil, Aramco / AOC, SABIC, KNPC, ADNOC etc.
Hands on experience of Advanced Work Packaging or similar
Hands on experience of Completion data systems e.g. CoConsole, GoCompletions
Hands on experience of planning construction logistics and execution including heavy lift, plot layout and access, temporary facilities and site workforce and plant movement
Ability to lead construction constructability
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