Skills: Construction Engineer
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Darlington, United Kingdom
Wood's Downstream Business Line require a Construction Engineer with extensive experience working on large scale EPCm projects within in the Oil & Gas/Petrochemical Industry. This is a permanent position and will be based between our offices in Darlington and several projects on Teesside.
Roles & Resposibilities
- Provide construction input to the project throughout the engineering phase using construction knowledge and experience.
- Assist with aspects of the project construction strategy, execution planning and contracting strategy.
- Provide input to the assessment and selection of construction contractors.
- Prepare, and review documents for approval to communicate installation sequencing, schedule timings and resource requirements to project management and engineering leads, procurement and the construction site management and supervision.
- Prepare, and review for approval project specific site procedures and work practices as necessary to meet Client requirements.
- Provide Construction Engineering in accordance with project requirements and Home Office procedures.
- Undertake site visits to support proposals and ongoing projects.
- Develop workpacks to support project execution as required
- Liaise with designers, engineers and Construction Manager throughout the engineering phase to maximise the use of construction knowledge and experience in all aspects of the project paying particular attention to constructability.
- Assist with construction feasibility and method studies.
- Establish in conjunction with planning group realistic schedules for construction activities.
- Support the Construction Manager in the development of the contracting philosophy for the project. Ensure contract deliverables, documents and specifications are produced to meet the needs of the project schedule.
- Prepare and review for approval plans, drawings, specifications, requisitions and bid summaries for all temporary facilities and construction equipment required within the scope of Wood services.
- Develop temporary facility layouts, lay-down facilities, heavy lift and transportation, and heavy load and traffic movement studies, as required by the Construction Manager.
- Assist the Construction Manager in the development of transportation, lifting schedules and classifications from early project information in conjunction with the Senior Construction Engineer and Wood procedures.
- Assist with construction deliverables to suit the project requirements and input progress into the Wood Document Management System.
- Review the project requirements, and the constructability checklist to identify critical execution issues, and assist with the overall schedule and the construction execution plan.
- Review the model Safety Plan (refer G02-04) and instructions to Contractors (refer G02-02), incorporate project specific requirements as required. Prepare, and review for approval site safety procedures and work practices for the project in conjunction with the HSSE Manager.
- Review the model Site Quality Plan (refer G03-02), instructions to Contractors (refer G02-03) and other quality procedures and incorporate project specific requirements as required. Prepare, and review for approval the site quality plan and procedures for the project in Conjunction with the Chief Engineer, Construction to ensure Wood requirements are incorporated into the site activities.
- In conjunction with the Materials Coordinator monitor the shipping/delivery forecasts to ensure the project schedule is met
- Fully brief the Construction Manager on the shipping logistics from the works to the installed position for 'out of gauge' cargoes
- Provide Home Office clarification on issues raised at site by communication with other involved Home Office departments as necessary
- In conjunction with the Commissioning group define the systems required by Commissioning, and the groups of systems required for Operations
- In conjunction with Project Control, agree practical dates for turnover of the systems, and groups of systems, setting realistic milestones for the Construction Contractors to achieve
- Maintain the necessary records to ensure quality assurance requirements are met.
- Liaise with field staff on construction engineering matters
Skills / Qualifications
- Demonstrable experience in a similar construction role
- Trade discipline background, with Degree/HND/HNC or similar with equivalent experience in a construction related position
- Excellent verbal/written communication, problem solving, and decision-making skills
- Experience with construction plans and specifications, tracking RFIs and submittal's, and developing project documentation
- Experience tracking and analysing cost and schedule and knowledge of Microsoft Project or Primavera preferred
- UK wide EPC or EPCm experience
- Knowledge of local labour market
- Demonstrable experience of managing direct labour
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