Company: NES
Skills: Construction Manager
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: CAD150000 - CAD200000 per annum
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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.

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas industry. Our client, is currently seeking a Pipeline Construction Advisor for a permanent role for a proposed LNG project. The role will require the individual to live in Vancouver/ Burnaby and eventually into the field for construction (indivudal needs to be flexible with location).

Key responsibilities: 

The Pipeline Construction Advisor reports to the Pipeline Project Manager and responsibilities include following:
  • Review and input into project construction strategy, especially for spreads, special crews, stockpiling, tie-ins and hydrotesting
  • Analyze pipeline routing on a constructability and installation basis
  • Provide practical construction inputs to the pipeline design and routing
  • Assess risk, schedule and cost of alternative construction methodologies and provide input on preferred methodologies
  • Analyze and provide input on routing, construction and installation methodologies, with special focus steep slopes, side hill work, rock work and crossings
  • Review and input on cost estimate based on construction and installation, from a crew-up basis
  • Review and input on construction schedules and march charts, including the interface with permitting, stakeholders and restricted work windows, timing
  • Review and input into geotechnical surveys, route surveys, rock surveys and other surveys
  • Review an input on route variants and micro-routing
  • Review and input on quality management plan, quality assurance plan and quality control requirements and ongoing quality control
  • Ensure international standards and best practices are adopted
  • 100% compliance with health and safety and environmental requirements

Requirements & Qualifications: 
  • Degree or Diploma in engineering within civil or technical discipline
  • Extensive Construction Management experience in large pipeline projects
  • Worked within an owners/operator group in a construction management role
  • High level of interpersonal skills and ability influence through convincing positions and arguments
  • Demonstrated ability to provide low cost options and analyze and trade-off cost, schedule and execution risk
  • Managing risks and mitigation measures
  • Reporting and communication of progress
  • Facilitating and progressing the project with external stakeholders
  • Previous experience in Canadian and BC regulatory requirements
  • Highly responsible with a demonstrated commitment to delivery of tasks and targets
  • Experience in tunneling and micro-tunneling preferred


Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.