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Construction Superintendent Coating/ Insulation

Construction Superintendent Coating / Insulation

Job Specification

Job Purpose

  • Responsible for the Coating/Painting and Insulation activities to be performed by the EPC-1 Contractor and its Sub-Contractors to ensure these activities are safely executed within approved project procedures and requirements to meet Project objective that no one gets hurt.

Key Accountabilities

(Duties include but not limited to)

  • Uphold safety, health, environmental and worker welfare performance of all site execution activities. Implements and sustains a strong safety culture to the EPC Project Construction Teams, EPC Contractors, its Sub-contractors, and Vendors by monitoring site activities and by inspiring safety commitment via demonstration of safety leadership by example. Ensures compliance to all relevant safety, health and environmental procedures and policies in order to promote a healthy and safe work environment.
  • Uphold Project Quality requirements through visible support to the Project's Quality Management System and ensures EPCs Contractor and sub-contractors execute work to the highest level of quality possible to facilitate a trouble-free start-up and long-term facility availability and reliability.
  • Review, verify and approve the EPC Contractors' painting and insulation plans, including review of engineering drawings and documents, work plans, pre-task planning and method statements to ensure EPC Contractors' Painting and Insulation activities are completed in accordance with NFXP Onshore Project procedures, regulations, specifications, and standards.
  • Guide the EPC Contractors in planning, scheduling, and implementing Painting / Insulation execution plans, method statements and other relevant procedures to ensure safe Painting / Insulation. Identifies deviations to project requirements and standards and works with the EPC Contractors and their sub-contractors to mitigate risks associated with deviations or direct EPC Contractors for deviations which are not approved.
  • Facilitate constructability reviews, brownfield activities preparation and construction review meetings and complete all reports, ensuring the areas of concerns and specific technical issues are identified and tackled on time, with relevant mitigations in line with project specifications and requirements.
  • Steward the EPC-1 Contractor towards construction completion, provide assistance and direction in the Mechanical Completion, in coordination with NFXP Onshore construction support departments as required, and provide support to Commissioning and Start-up activities, working with all involved parties to facilitate these activities.
  • Provide technical advice to EPCs project team in respect to the delivery of all Painting / Insulation. Participate and support cost-schedule-quality-functionality optimization initiatives and constructability/risk assessment inputs
  • Establishes and tracks EPC Contractors and sub-contractors Painting / Insulation management plans to recognize good performance, identify negative trends and implement plans to correct emerging Painting/Insulation issues. Attends weekly meetings and aligns look ahead plans for all Painting/Insulation matters.
  • Complete Painting/Insulation reporting as required by Project Management ensuring the content of EPC Contractor's reports and records are reviewed and approved to ensure compliance with project contractual requirements.
  • Support all audits required for Painting/Insulation by NFXP Onshore SHES department and Technical (Major Projects).

Reporting and Relationships

  • Reports to respective NFXP EPC-1 Head Construction Superintendent.

Job Context & Major Challenge(s)

  • Responsible for significant Painting / Insulation scope within EPC-1 Area of Responsibility and associated sub-contractors and 3rd party sub-contractors (as required) to ensure compliance with project specifications.
  • Provides guidance and corrective actions to EPC Contractor in all issues related to Painting / Insulation activities that have a high degree of complexity (i.e., large geographical work area, significant brownfield scope, internal and external interfaces), cost and schedule constraints.
  • "Start with end in mind" Project, with the necessity to achieve a smooth and flawless construction execution and transfer to the commissioning team to ensure start of production from EPC-1 LNG Train 8 and through completion of NF South Scope of Work for Common Lean LNG.

Minimum Requirements

Technical and Business Skills

  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills with ability to communicate at all organizational levels, when at site
  • Good Team working and facilitation skills
  • Good analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills

Behavioural Skills

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills


  • Technical education, vocational qualifications and / or certificates from United Kingdom, Scotland, United States or equivalent

Knowledge and/or Experience

  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in Project Execution, with a strong background in Painting/Insulation, (Cryogenic and Hot), construction, and management of large and complex brownfield field/greenfield construction activities
  • Experience with AutoCAD for Painting/Insulation programs
  • Experience with major and first tier EPC Contractors, Sub-Contractors and Vendors involved in the oil and gas industry
  • Experience with all aspects of greenfield (stick build) and brownfield

Equal Opportunities:

First People Solutions is committed to equal opportunities regardless of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief and age.

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