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

    Amec Foster Wheeler is recruiting for a Offshore Construction Manager to join our growing team in Brunei. The exciting project will run for at least five years, adopting our world class systems and making use of our extensive global expertise.


    Successful applicants will be responsible for the day - to - day leadership, management, direction and delivery of the construction management function. This scope will cover deliverables, planning, option selection plus mentoring and training of direct reports. This is an end to end rejuvenation scope and as such will involve interfacing with other disciplines, planning, construction, procurement, and client operations.

    • Manage, develop and support the construction process at both a Project and Corporate level in a safe, structured and cost - effective manner. Accountable for the delivery of construction services / personnel across projects / company ensuring high standards are maintained and continuously improved
    • Ensure that all Project / Company HSE goals are achieved and where possible exceeded. Ensure that all construction personnel at both Project and Corporate level are aware of / implement safe working practices / procedures and are provided with a safe working environment
    • Deliver a high standard construction capability at both Project and Corporate levels, ensuring a consistent and efficient approach is implemented always. Implement of a continuous improvement philosophy across the construction function, delivering best practices always
    • Manage and support all construction personnel. Maintain and deliver the construction function within budget, and, where applicable, implement cost saving initiatives. Strive to obtain maximum productivity and economical use of labor and equipment to keep costs within budget
    • Study and assess the relevant drawings, specifications and instructions for his specific or functional area of responsibility. Verify that the drawings and specifications provide adequate instructions for the work and advise the Project Construction Manager and / or Project Manager of any deficiencies or clarifications needed
    • Review in co - operation with the Project Construction Manager and / or Project Manager, and agree the overall site programme for his area of responsibility including Sub - contractors’ programmes. Identify any problem areas in the programmes, discuss with the Project Construction Manager and / or Project Manager and agree a solution
    • Ensure, before any work commences, that all items of material, equipment, scaffolding etc. required are available to avoid abortive and unproductive use of labor. Maintain primary contact and a good working relationship with sub - contractors site representatives. Ensure the Marine spread is identified early, selection process is efficient and selects the most productive vessel to support offshore AMECFW operations
    • Ensure that the services are identified, selected and deployed effectively to support offshore operations. Be fully familiar with the sub - contractor’s methods of construction, programming and procedures and to resolve any apparent conflicts. Ensure that all Sub - contractors employed within his area of responsibility are fully aware of their obligations and responsibilities
    • Ensure, before any variation work is carried out by a sub - contractor that an authorized instruction is given by the Project Construction Manager and / or Project Manager. Assist in the authorizing or refuting of any claims by the Sub - contractor of delays, waiting time or abortive work
    • Be familiar with and aware that Company and Site Procedures are adhered to. 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 Project Services Manager in the compilation of cost and progress reports. Ensure that AMEC Construction and the Sub - contractors programmes are produced and monitored in accordance with the requirements of the contract
    • Review constantly progress and monitor programmes, updating the latter when necessary in conjunction with the Project Services Manager. Co - ordinate and report on a weekly and monthly basis on all progress matters and problem areas
    • Hold regular meetings with the Project Administration Management and the various sub - contractors to review progress, resolve problems, etc. Ensure adequate and qualified supervision and skilled labor resources are employed to meet schedule requirements
    • 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. Ensure that Company systems for material identification and stores requisitioning are adhered to by all those under his control. Ensure that all work within their area of responsibility is carried out with good safety practices and full adherence to any site permit system that is in operation
    • Ensure Health & Safety Responsibilities (ref. SHEQ Responsibilities attached) are adhered to and understood. Responsible for the Health and Safety of all personnel working in the area or areas within the site complex

    Skills / Qualifications

    • HNC in a related Engineering subject with recognized O&G discipline background
    • Fully conversant with Project Management Systems with extensive knowledge of Project Hook Up / Construction / Commissioning practices and procedures
    • IT Literate (Excel / Word / PowerPoint etc.) with experience in Completions Management Databases
    • BOSIET / Approved Offshore Medical - essential for an offshore role. AMEC mandatory training, induction, risk awareness, etc.
    • Demonstrable experience in similar role or Senior position in Construction Management
    • Delivery focused with proven experience in achieving project goals whilst maintain high standards in HSEQ always
    • 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
    • Experienced in Marine coordination / management activities
    • Experienced in managing third party service providers (scaffolding, painting, abseiling etc.)
    • Experienced in Lump Sum contracts / contract environment

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

    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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