Construction Manager


26 days ago

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for a Construction Manager to strengthen our team in Dubai. This is a Home Office position based in Dubai and it will involve occasional visits to the customer offices and/or site in Iraq.

  • To provide sound technical advice and solutions to a diversity of technical problems across the entire project.
  • Lead construction involvement during FEED process.
  • Ensure optimal model layout has been produced as part of the Feed package.
  • Ensure all construction specifications are being adhered to.
  • Be fully familiarized with the contract requirements, Wood policies and procedures.
  • Support, promote, and champion the Wood Core Values throughout Project Execution.
  • Advise Feed team on best construction installation techniques.
  • To conduct an assessment of project constructability, logistics, transport, mechanical handling and prefabrication constraints, and develop suitable project construction documents in support of the Feed package.
  • To prepare and lead constructability presentation reviews and solutions challenge and ensure that optimum project design is delivered by the FEED process.
  • Adhoc visual site visits to Iraq with the FEED team to verify constructability of FEED Projects.
  • Manage interfaces between PMC FEED Team and FOD Operations construction personnel.
  • Review contract documents for each Construction Package in respect of execution requirements and procedures and advise Project Manager of any deficiency.
  • Review Contractor(s) proposed organization to ensure Construction is adequately addressed in all locations.
  • Participate in Weekly and Monthly meetings.

Skills / Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • HNC/HND plus/or Trade Qualifications and experience may be considered acceptable.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of Construction delivery for major onshore Oil and Gas projects.
  • Experience of working with multi-national and multi-cultural project teams is strongly preferred.

Minimum Experience:
  • Minimum 15 years relevant experience in the oil and gas industry, with 5 years in Construction management.
  • Previous experience of working with Wood is strongly preferred.
  • Previous experience of working in the Middle East would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge, skills and experience: Brownfield / Greenfield projects construction experience.
  • Experience with project using prefabricated, packages plant modules.
  • Mechanical and piping background.
  • Good general civil knowledge.
  • Experienced in estimating / scheduling of large construction projects.
  • Experience of working on Feed projects.
  • Highly motivated and self-reliant.
  • Confident and assertive.
  • Problem solver.
  • Open thinker and innovator.
  • Inspiring communicator with a willingness to share knowledge and mentor others.
  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • Strong commitment to safety.
  • Must be willing to make occasional visits to Iraq.

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.

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.