Construction Superintendent (internal applicants only)

To provide on-site management for projects across the Billingham operations, including management of the working area Contractors, ensuring that specifications are being strictly followed, and work is proceeding safely and efficiently.

Business Area
Full Time
LinkedIn job title
Construction Superintendent

In this role you will be accountable for....

  • To demonstrate safety leadership on day-to-day activities by providing a high-profile presence on site and by conducting formal and informal auditing on a frequent basis, thereby ensuring that onsite contractors are fully executing and complying with the scope of work, site engineering & EHS standards and current legislation.
  • To use you knowledge and experience to review constructability of projects at design phase so that installation factors are included within the detailed design, thereby saving time, material and money.
  • The job holder is responsible for all installation works being carried out is to the agreed CF, site and industrial best practice standards, to identify any defects found for rectification by the Contractor and to ensure all defects are corrected in a timely manner.
  • To support the contractor in identifying conflicts in construction progress, but without taking over the responsibility held by the contractor, where possible to offer solutions or to communicate issues to project team for resolution.
  • To oversee site installation activities on a daily basis, including maintaining a log of key activities carried out. The role will include active leadership in weekly project meetings designed to coordinate the work and to feedback progress to the Project team including identification of slippage from the programme, EHS / quality problems and potential early warnings / compensation events.
  • To ensure that the job site is kept in a clean and organised manner.
  • To proactively engage with the contractor / site operational teams;
    • Prior to work starting – to ensure the contractor develops a programme of works, reviewing RAMS and other documentation provided by the contractor.
    • During site works – to look ahead and liaise with the production teams to ensure that permit to works can be issued for future   work, to support the issue of permits by carrying out necessary electrical isolation and to ensure the work is being carried out within the parameters of the permit.
    • On completion of works – to review contractor cold test documentation, inspect the installation including identification of any defects.
  • To manage the effective and efficient communication to ensure key operational actions are progressed, tracked and audited to maintain high levels of awareness and motivation amongst the site teams at all times.
  • To manage smaller projects / modifications on behalf of the Project Manager.
  • To deputise for the Project Manager as and when required.
  • In the event of capital projects reducing in volume, the job holder may be required to support the site in an equivalent capacity, eg in Maintenance, Turnarounds or Engineering, at a similar grade of job.
  • Commercial awareness of work being carried out including a working understanding of specific Contract requirements.

The skills, qualifications and experience you will have...

  • Driving Licence (needed for the role)
  • Computer literate (MS Office & Project)
  • Core behavioural competencies would include accountability, calm, balanced decision-making skills, teamwork, self-motivated, delivery/ performance orientation & effective communication skills.
  • Practical experience of electrical & Instrumentation, preferably within a COMAH environment
  • Time served Electrician or Instrument Technician with a minimum 5 years plant experience post-apprenticeship.

Closing date: 4th June 2020

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