PD&MS is looking for a Offshore Construction Engineer


Position: Offshore Construction Engineer

Role Summary

Responsible for the management of all construction projects offshore to include but not limited to: Structural, Piping, HVAC, Hydraulics, (E&I) Electrical and Instrumentation, Rigging and Scaffolding. The OCE shall demonstrate a strong safety leadership of the projects relating to the facility assigned to them, and actively manage each scope to deliver in a safe and timely manner. The OCE shall lead and manage all relevant personnel to ensure all interested parties are kept informed of progress, issues and plans, including SHE Advisor and Planners (onshore and offshore).

Work Environment

Offshore, travel, operating machinery, noise, active, onshore, computer use


Show clear strong leadership by demonstrating a high level of personal safety commitment • Demonstrate and communicate clearly the safety expectations of all individuals • Promote and encourage a culture to STOP the job if there are any safety concerns or doubts • Ensure unsafe activities are challenged • Manage and lead site/ offshore safety meetings, tool box talks and pre-shift briefs • Demonstrate and promote PD&MS QHSE principles and lead by example • Demonstrate and promote PD&MS values, GENES and lead by example • Adherence to the requirements of the best practice standards recommendations and processes in the undertaking of duties, in particular, risk assessment and control, reliability and failure prevention necessary to ensure the safe design, provision and use of tools, equipment and systems • Manage and lead Construction Campaign Risk assessments • Engage with the onshore Project Team and clients operations team early in the project to ensure constructability and execution in operating environment is considered in design, budget and schedule • Attendance and participation at onshore design / constructability reviews as required • Review, inspect and (where required) release offshore construction materials, plant and equipment • Inspection and release of project work scope to client’s representatives • Ensure all materials required for offshore installation are checked and verified for completeness • Manage all the required Tools, Plant, Equipment and Consumables for offshore construction campaigns. • Conduct and record the relevant pre-mobilisation task specific brief with 3rd party trade’s personnel and vendors. • Complete, record and submit PD&MS mobilisation forms and identify any project campaign additional training needs over and above the minimum PD&MS and client’s competency standards • Liaise with nominated trades vendors and source CV’s of proposed personnel, review experience, qualification and select suitable candidates to complete the task project campaign • Inspection and release of project work scope to client’s representatives • Ensure all materials required for offshore installation are checked and verified for completeness • Provide additional support, safety and quality control advise to the construction team for campaign execution • Effective management of offshore trade and vendor personnel, coordination with client representative, and ensure SIMOPS are addressed

Plan and coordinate scheduled work • Liaise with and Support offshore management, Area Authority and Isolating Authority in the delivery of their duties • Manage the formulation of Permit to Work, assist LOLER representative with lift plans and Acting Authority with isolation scopes • Active management and control of work in progress • Manage the detailed documented Daily Progress Reports on behalf of the Company and or the Client • Manage the preparation and implementation of site queries including close out coordination with onshore engineering • Liaise with Client Focal Points and Department Heads • Liaise with Construction Coordinator/Construction Delivery Lead (NB: This is BP Caspian specific) and Project Responsible Person on a daily basis in relation to safety and project deliverables • Manage specialist vendor input to construction activity • Manage the redlining of key documents and ensure all workpack certification are as-built and approved and workpack is returned onshore for close out • Responsible for ensuring professional development is maintained and identified competency requirements are undertaken in a timely manner • Adherence to the company integrated management system • Compliance with quality assurance, health and safety and environmental policies • Provide mentoring, guidance and tuition to offshore personnel under OCE control • Assurance of competence of offshore personnel under OCE control. Identification of personnel shortfalls and submission of proposal to department head/country manager for solutions such as training, coaching or other measures • Training and development of others as required in an offshore environment • Ensure all supervised personnel are aware of continuous improvement issues of new technology • Conduct and record performance review for new and existing 3rd party trade’s personnel and vendors. • Assist with the development of training plans for direct report Azeri nationals resources and regular monitoring of performance against the training plan (NB: This is BP Caspian specific responsibility) • Carry out a detailed offshore constructability review (as required) to include all Structural, Piping, HVAC and E&I elements for project campaign and develop a detailed constructability report complete with recommendation that will feed back into the respective project deliverables and execution workpack


Review and approve offshore timesheets prior to submission

• Chair and approval of offshore risk assessments

• Review and sign off of Construction workpacks and GOC

Skills & Attributes

Safety aware and safety champion • Team working and ability to lead a team • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to mitigate and or resolve conflict • Excellent organisational skills • Professional conduct • Ability to use own initiative • Ability to coach and mentor • Ability to lead, encourage, assist, develop trust, train and support others • Customer and quality focused • Responsive to business and client needs • High level of attention to detail