• Title
    Construction Lead
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    BN-Brunei Daarussalam
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Amec Foster Wheeler is recruiting Construction Lead to join our team in Brunei on the BSP Facilities Rejuvenation Project. This project aims to rejuvenate 79 offshore platforms to ensure ongoing production for the next 25 years. The project will run over a five - year period with a possible two - year extension. Amec Foster Wheeler has many years of experience in carrying such projects all over the world and it is our intention to bring our world class systems to this project.


    The construction leads will be responsible to the Construction Manager for the day to day management of onshore / offshore construction resources during the various phases of the project from design development, fabrication, materials verification, construction readiness, mobilization and logistics to close - out. He will deliver a high standard construction capability at project level, ensuring a consistent and efficient approach is implemented at all times and will implement a continuous improvement philosophy across the construction function, delivering best practices at all times. This is an end to end rejuvenation scope and as such, will involve interfacing with other disciplines such as, planning, construction, procurement, HVEC and BSP operations.


    He will be expected to work in a multidiscipline team environment where the overall success of the project is paramount. Amec Foster Wheeler is looking at a right first time approach and as such, we are looking for candidates who can rise to a challenge and are interested in being part of an innovative and driven team.

    • Conversant with the project HSSE plan and implement the HS&E procedures to ensure that all Project HSE goals are achieved and where possible exceeded
    • Demonstrate high profile and visible safety leadership by example and communication with both onshore and offshore construction teams
    • Assess and verify that the drawings and specifications provide adequate instructions for the work and advise the Construction Manager and / or Project Manager of any deficiencies or clarifications needed
    • Fully familiar with the proposed methods of construction, programming and procedures and to resolve any apparent conflicts
    • Assure Efficient Delivery of the construction process by removing complexity, maximizing wrench time while minimizing non - productive time by implementing execution efficiency methodologies
    • Ensure, before any work commences, that all items of material, equipment, scaffolding etc. required are available to avoid abortive and unproductive use of labor
    • Ensure, before any variation work is carried out that an authorized instruction is given by the Construction Manager and / or Project Manager
    • Ensure that all work is to the required standard and that all drawings, specifications, inspections and certifications are strictly adhered to
    • Provide technical assistance to the Construction Manager in the compilation of cost and progress reports
    • Ensure that Amec Foster Wheeler construction programmes are produced and monitored in accordance with the requirements of the contract
    • Review progress and monitor programmes, updating the latter when necessary in conjunction with the Construction Manager
    • Ensure adequate and qualified construction engineering, supervision and skilled labor resources are employed to meet schedule requirements
    • Strive to obtain maximum productivity and economical use of labor and equipment in order to keep costs within budget
    • Ensure that all Company systems of Quality Assurance are adhered to and assist the Project Quality Manager in the completion of site system test sheets and the test dossier
    • Attend meetings, e.g. Kick - off, constructability, HIRA, CWP reviews and daily / weekly schedule as required

    Skills / Qualifications

    Qualifications (Essential):

    • A recognized degree or equivalent experience or qualification in a relevant branch of engineering and be a member of an internationally recognized professional Institution
    • Have a minimum of 10 years practical offshore construction experience in oil and gas related design, construction and implementation work in major projects
    • With at least 5 years spent in Project Management / General Office Management with responsibility for multi discipline teams working on offshore and onshore oil and gas projects
    • Demonstrable experience in similar role or Senior position in Onshore / Offshore Construction Projects
    • Delivery focused with proven experience in achieving project goals whilst maintaining high standards in HSEQ at all times
    • Extensive knowledge of the construction process, its implementation and management
    • Fully conversant with project management tools
    • Experienced in the production of detailed procedures / documents / reports
    • Experienced in the management of personnel and all aspects of team working
    • Extensive knowledge of O&G related HSEQ safe working practices / procedures
    • Ability to deliver training to personnel within the construction team - commitment to develop team members
    • Ability to interface and interact with Management and Client Representatives at all levels
    • Ability to work both at project and corporate levels
    • Conversant with / Estimating / TRM processes
    • Conversant with HR practices / processes
    • Onshore / Offshore experience in similar role

    Qualifications (Preferred):

    • Good Rejuvenation and Brownfield project experience
    • Experienced in Corrective Maintenance & Modifications execution
    • Managed resources in an EPC environment with marine support management interfaces
    • Working knowledge of Shell’s DEPs and SAP CMMS System
    • Demonstrated ability to manage, interface and communicate well at all levels
    • Proven track record of building teams with different backgrounds and value diverse thinking
    • Good written and verbal communication skills


    • Demonstrates a strong commitment to safety
    • Flexible - able to comply / adapt to company / client requirements
    • Delivery focused and committed to achievement of project / company goals
    • Ability to interact with management / personnel at all levels - committed team player
    • Confident and ability to work on own initiative
    • Desire to learn and develop not only self but others within team - good attitude to continuous improvement
    • Ability to work in a multi - cultural environment
    • Ability to demonstrate effective and efficient management of processes and personnel
    • Ability to demonstrate high level understanding of HSE safe working practices / procedures and their implementation
    • Ability to react to changing deadlines and achieve project goals / milestones
    • Ability to manage / maintain budget / schedule requirements
    • Ability to produce technical documents and procedures covering all aspects of the construction process
    • IT Literate in all major software packages (Word / Excel / PowerPoint etc.)
    • Ability to compile accurate data and produce detailed management reports
    • Fully Conversant with completions management software and its functionality
    • Extensive experience of construction / commissioning related activities

    Company Overview

    Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.


    Employing around 35,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2016 revenues of £5.4 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.



    Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.


    Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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