Company: Petroplan Houston
Skills: Construction Manager
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Lafayette, Louisiana, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Located in region: North America      

Petroplan is actively recruiting for an offshore Constrction Lead focusing on oil and gas production facilities and platforms in the Gulf of Mexico. This role is based in Lafayette and will require offshore travel as reqiuired.


  • Promote safety culture and expectations with company employees and contractors
  • Provide technical expertise for facility modifications and repairs including design, startup and commissioning
  • Provide technical recommendations for replacing existing equipment
  • Coordinate for inspection, quality control & assurance, and contract management services
  • Lead troubleshooting on any operational issues
  • Review integrity inspection reports and provide solutions for deficiency findings
  • Develop engineering, construction and asset integrity standards for company
  • Interpret regulatory requirements, working with operations and HSE teams to provide compliance solutions
  • Work with operations and HSE teams in providing response to compliance audits and findings


  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Engineering
  • 10+ years' experience in construction, maintenance and facilities, with a wealth of expertise in the Gulf of Mexico required
  • Understanding of the impact of economic factors in developing process solutions
  • Current knowledge of industry codes and government regulations
  • Experience in facility design and construction practices for piping, pipelines, pressure vessels and safety systems
  • Technical knowledge of asset integrity, including erosion-corrosion prevention and surveys

***Please note at this time we can only accept applications from candidates with the right to work in the USA without sponsorship.***

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website

Petroplan is an established Global Recruitment Organization supplying technical manpower and administrative services to the oil, gas and petro-chemical industries. Formed in 1976, Petroplan has over three decades’ experience and knowledge of global staffing markets to support feasibility studies through engineering and construction to ongoing operations and maintenance contracts.

Petroplan holds major global supply agreements with leading oil, gas and chemical operators and main contractors on a sole or preferred supplier basis. Our network of offices and strategic partner organizations provide on-the-ground support for clients and contracted individuals and teams in over 30 worldwide locations.

Our key discipline areas, which we regularly recruit for our clients, cover all phases of oil and gas exploration, production and refining projects:

  • Project management & engineering
  • Quality management 
  • Project controls & services
  • Subsea & pipelines
  • Supply chain management
  • Construction & commissioning
  • Logistics & procurement
  • Start-up management
  • Discipline engineering
  • Operations & production
  • Process engineering
  • Maintenance operations 
  • HSE
  • Well engineering & drilling

Please visit us at for further information on our services and current vacancies.