Offshore Construction Supervisor

Qatar - Oil, Gas & Mining - Oil & Gas - Engineering & Design - Academic Master +

Are you a
driven, independent and enthusiastic Offshore Construction Supervisor and interested
in joining the team of our client, a major oil & gas company?

Feel free to contact

Elaine Nina S Gregorio, Account manager

Apply now

About this role


  • Accountable for the safe delivery of works execution at site for E&C;
  • Ensures compliance with COMPANY Incident Free culture, Health and Safety and environment policy;
  • Manages the preparation and execution teams for Construction activities offshore, of up to 60 Contracted Supervisors, Foremen & Multi-skilled Technicians;
  • Plans for the resources, equipment, tools and consumables required for the construction activities offshore and prepares the construction works with the Project Team;
  • Provides daily reports to/via the onshore Department coordinators to ensure timely preparation and execution;
  • Contribute to the development of the level 4 plans to maintain critical path;
  • Delivers offshore construction projects, ensuring that no additional remedial work is required.


  • The job holder is directly responsible for the execution of construction projects typically valued at ~$1 MUSD;
  • He is expected to contribute pragmatic hands-on and technical expertise gained during substantial previous site experience, to ensure that proposed E&C activities are practical, fit for purpose and compatible with existing site plant, systems and equipment;
  • The OCS contributes directly to Project production performance by ensuring that construction works are executed to plan and within strictly defined timeframes, to minimize impact on the field production plan;
  • The post both coordinates and supervises annual Construction Team activity across the entire field. This requires the direct management of the involved Supervisors (PVV, E&I, QC/Material, HSE…) plus 10-60 trade technicians and Vendor staff depending on job scope;
  • The job holder must ensure that offshore construction works adhere to Construction Department procedures and provides detailed progress reports;
  • Close liaison with onshore Construction Coordinators is required, to resolve any emerging issues during execution phase and to maximize the cost-effective execution of all construction activities;
  • The position interacts with involved entities both within and outside COMPANY:
    • Within COMPANY - with Production, Inspection and Maintenance, Campaign, HSE, Contracts & Procurement, Drilling and Well Services, Logistics;
    • Outside the organization - with Contractor's Representatives, service and equipment Vendors.


  • Position is based offshore on various production sites in Project, managed from Doha, Qatar and operating oil&gas facilities with offshore/onshore (non producing) sites;
  • The position is part of the permanent team and is offshore rotational (28d/28d);
  • Job holders participate in onshore HQ meetings and visits to OEM/service company workshops on ad-hoc basis.



  • All activity must comply fully with COMPANY HSE policy, and the HSE objectives of the E&C;
  • The OCS participates in and contribute to the preparation of offshore EC activities with the Project Team :
  • To plan works in accordance with priorities agreed with the Construction Lead, based on emergency, safety, production and future development critical needs;
  • To participate in the risk analysis as required to ensure safe and timely execution of the works;
  • To participate in detailed design reviews with the Engineering Department to assure the practicability and connectivity of the Work packs provided by the Engineering team for the works envisaged;
  • To participate in HAZID’s and Risk Assessments when required to ensure staff and plant safety;
  • To ensure that Job Safety Analyses are prepared in good time for validation by the OIM.

Work Preparation.

  • Participates in and contributes to Construction preparation and Kick Off meetings and workshops as required;
  • Assists FOP with preparation of isolation plans and related material requirements;
  • Co-ordinates the production & approval of lifting plans;
  • Ensures required procedures are prepared and available prior starting the works offshore;
  • Identifies requirement for external services and coordinates the mobilization with onshore Construction Coordinators;
  • Prepares the Permits To Work;
  • Organizes site surveys as required for the preparation of the works.

Logistics, materials, contracts

  • Ensures equipment, materials, consumables and spares are defined / identified in the Work Orders. Tracks their availability status with the assistance of the Material Coordinator.
  • Ensures mobilization of materials, equipment and personnel is achieved as per plan.


  • Provides support to the Project Engineers and/or Construction Coordinators with the preparation of construction plans;
  • Inputs to the Level 4 schedule inclusive of the mobilization and demobilization of all offshore personnel, materials and equipment;
  • Provides input and participates as required in 5 year / to 4 month campaign planning cycle including development of work lists;
  • Ensures that manpower and accommodation requirements (labor, supervision, contractors and equipment specialists) are forecast and implemented.


  • Personally leads offshore Construction Teams to ensure safe and timely implementation and execution in accordance with the scope, quality and budget (man-hours) as planned by the Construction Lead;
  • Conducts daily safety tours, tool box talk audits and ensures all safety issues are reported through site management in a timely manner.
  • Manages the Permits To Work;
  • Reports progress daily and escalates blockers immediately to ensure critical path is maintained;
  • Communicates on daily basis with the FOP entity offshore (OIM, OTL, …) with regards to the works ongoing for E&C Construction activities.
  • Ensures that the resources and organisation from Contractor are adequate with regards to the workload;
  • Co-ordinates with QA leader for all quality matters. (Including sign-off of MC packages);
  • Verifies the precom/com dossiers, red-mark-up drawings etc. for the E&C Commissioning Supervisor and/or Construction Engineer Coordinator for the offshore construction activities.

Post-campaign activity

  • Compiles construction execution data and contributes to the close-out report in conjunction with onshore-based Construction and Project colleagues and to the REX and Lessons Learned for the Company;
  • Provides details for the as-built dossiers with Contractors/Subcontractors inputs from Offshore Construction Team;
  • Provides feedback for cost realization efficiency studies;
  • Ensures Work Orders are closed, archives the construction preparation documentation for future reference.

About you


  • As a minimum, job holders must have extensive hands-on technical, project co-ordination and supervisory experience gained in an Offshore Construction environment (Construction, Engineering, etc…) and ideally in Oil and Gas operations;
  • A craft Apprenticeship, relevant Vocational trade qualifications or degree are highly desirable;
  • Advanced skills and knowledge of Campaign/Shutdown Management techniques preferably in the petrochemical, refining, Oil & Gas exploration and / or production industries;
  • Awareness / basic use of planning software tools i.e. Primavera P6, MS Project;
  • Excellent planning, organizational and communication skills required;
  • Solid leadership skills and ability to work in a multi-disciplined and multi-cultural environment;
  • Fluent in English (listening, writing and speaking) and its technical vocabulary;
  • Self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision;
  • High-level user of the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) SAP;
  • Medically fit to work on offshore oil & gas installations.

What we offer

Contract Duration: Contract Hire with possible extension

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Doha, Qatar

Deadline of CV Submission: 20 May 2019(Submit your Cvs with photo & passport copy)

About us

Our client is a Global Oil and Gas operating company has an immediate
requirement for Offshore Construction Supervisor .


  • Vacancy number: PUB214256
  • Location: Qatar
  • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
  • hours per week: 50
  • Branche: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Academic Master +
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Closing date: Sunday, May 19, 2019
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Elaine Nina S Gregorio

Account manager Brunel Energy Qatar Doha

+974 44 666 275

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