• Nigeria
  • City

  • Port Harcourt
  • Industry

  • Oil & Gas
  • Job Type

  • Office
  • Posting date

  • February 1, 2024


Helen Nnebuife Ukandu

  • Contract
  • Nigeria
  • Competitive NGN / Hour

Website WTS Energy

Construction Mechanical Supervisor (Piping)

February 1, 2024

Job Description


Job Roles/Responsibilities:

  1. Supervision and Coordination:
    • Supervise and coordinate all mechanical piping activities in the construction and maintenance phases of the project.
    • Collaborate with project managers, engineers, and other stakeholders to ensure seamless execution of piping installations.
  2. Quality Assurance:
    • Conduct regular inspections to verify the quality of workmanship and materials, and ensure that all piping work complies with project specifications, industry codes, and safety standards.
  3. Resource Management:
    • Manage and allocate resources effectively, including manpower, equipment, and materials required for piping installations.
    • Coordinate with procurement to ensure timely availability of piping materials.
  4. Team Leadership:
    • Motivate and coach team members to achieve high productivity and quality standards.
    • Conduct performance reviews and provide constructive feedback to improve team performance.
  5. Safety Compliance:
    • Enforce and adhere to safety protocols and regulations on the construction site. Respond to and investigate safety incidents, and implement corrective actions to prevent recurrence.
    • Conduct safety briefings and ensure that all personnel are trained on safety procedures related to piping activities.
  6. Schedule Adherence:
    • Develop and maintain a construction schedule for piping activities.
    • Monitor progress against the schedule and take corrective actions as needed to ensure timely completion.
  7. Communication & Reporting:
    • Communicate effectively with project management, engineers, and other stakeholders regarding piping progress and issues.
    • Prepare and submit accurate and timely reports on piping installation, including daily reports, punch lists, and nonconformance reports.
  8. Problem Resolution:
    • Identify and resolve any issues or challenges related to piping installations promptly.
    • Collaborate with the project team to find effective solutions to technical and logistical problems.
  9. Regulatory Compliance:
    • Ensure compliance with industry regulations, codes, and standards governing quality in construction and refining projects.

Qualifications and Experience:

  1. Education:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
  2. Experience:
    • Minimum of 10 years of experience as a piping supervisor or foreman, supervising mechanical piping activities in construction and maintenance projects, preferably in the crude refining industry.
  3. Technical Skills:
    • In-depth knowledge of piping systems, materials, and installation techniques.
    • Familiarity with relevant industry codes and standards.
  4. Leadership Skills:
    • Strong leadership and supervisory skills with the ability to motivate and manage a diverse team.
  5. Communication:
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Ability to effectively communicate with team members, contractors, and other stakeholders.
  6. Safety Certification:
    • Certification in safety management or relevant safety training (OSHA 30-Hour, First Aid/CPR).
    • Valid welding certifications (e.g., SMAW, GTAW) considered a plus.
  7. Communication Skills:
    • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  8. Software Proficiency:
    • Proficiency in using construction software (e.g., AutoCAD, PDMS) and project management tools
  9. Regulatory Knowledge:
    • Strong Knowledge of relevant piping codes, industry standards (ASME B31.4, API 6A, etc.), and safety regulations.

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