Skills: Construction Manager
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Some College
Location: Houston, Texas, 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.

Authorized to work in: US




The Offshore Construction Manager (OCM)/Superintendent responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Overall responsible person in charge of above deck operations crew, and other support vessels assigned within spread.
  • Supervising the overall safe installation of the project as specified and determined in the Project Installation Procedure, liaising with offshore operations and PMT, daily to ensure continuity of works and to report on progress
  • Responsible for refusing unsafe work and for carrying out all work in accordance with the established HSES Safety Standards and Work Practices
  • Familiarity with the contents of the offshore operations HSES procedures , ensuring that all supervisory personnel are also aware of the procedures
  • Following the instructions and responsibilities within the Emergency Response Procedures and advising crew of their responsibilities
  • Ensuring all McDermott Offshore Operations Procedures are followed
  • Chair interface meetings/pre shift meetings with all shift supervisors to discuss planned events, and to ensure regular lines of communications are adhered to by all supervisors to maximize safety/efficiency/productivity
  • Ensuring manning levels are maintained for safe operations of the projects
  • Ensuring that the implementation, maintenance and documentation of a routine preventative maintenance/certification program regarding the diving system and support equipment is performed
  • in accordance with the NS5 PMS tracking system (where applicable) or similar PM directives (i.e. project, E&M, OEM, etc.).
  • Action any corrective measures raised by audits and/or inspections carried out by HS&E & Quality Department pertaining to personnel, the work site and supporting equipment under his/her supervision or area(s) of responsibility.
  • Present the project work scope and procedures to crew and the diving personnel for information and discussion.
  • Supervise familiarization programs necessary for the work:
  • Check that all personnel selected for the works are qualified experienced and possesses the relevant in-date certification.
  • Liaise with any Subcontractors involved in the project.
  • Check that the mobilization list is complete in all respects and that all necessary certification is available for all items of equipment that require them.
  • Ensuring that a senior dive team member is present at daily vessel operational meetings when appropriate.
  • Maintain required full and detailed records throughout the project.
  • Promote good morale of the team and ensure that all relevant personnel matters are handled in a correct and efficient manner.
  • Closely monitor the progress of the project work and provide constructive advice where appropriate.
  • Continuously monitor and assess the performance of the personnel under his/her supervision.
  • Ensure that Permit to Work, Management of Change and Task Risk Assessment are being implemented where appropriate for his/her area(s) of responsibility.





  • Minimum 15 years' experience in the offshore construction industry
  • Extended knowledge in Marine and Subsea operations with at least 10-15 years' experience in a senior offshore role
  • OIM or OV Certificate/Training/DP Awareness
  • College degree
  • Ability to lead teams with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Valid Offshore Medical
  • BOSIET Training or Equivalent (OPITO approved)
  • Fluent both in spoken and written English
  • DP Vessel experience