Construction Superintendent - Chemicals - Zeeland - 18 months minimum

Sluiskil, Netherlands

Job Reference 1244043

Location Sluiskil, Netherlands

Industry Process - Chemicals

Function Construction

Job Type Contract

Date Added June 3, 2024

Location: Terneuzen Area
Experience Level: Senior
Start Date: ASAP
Type: Contract (payroll or freelance), Full time
Duration: 18-24 months

The Role:
One of our more valued clients is seeking a skilled Construction Super indendent to coordinate construction and pre-commissioning activities in collaboration with the Construction Manager. The role involves ensuring project schedules are met, supervising site personnel, and maintaining high standards for quality, safety, and compliance with all relevant codes and procedures.

  • Professionally execute assigned tasks.
  • Coordinate construction and pre-commissioning with the Construction Manager.
  • Review and prepare detailed construction schedules.
  • Monitor progress reports and site activities to meet project timelines.
  • Directly supervise site construction personnel (civil, piping, steel structure supervisors).
  • Communicate with other contractor’s site personnel for smooth progress.
  • Ensure all construction drawings, specifications, and procedures are current and followed.
  • Supervise contractor planning to align with project schedules and milestones.
  • Implement and follow up on quality control, safety, and site procedures.
  • Ensure proper completion of construction and pre-commissioning activities for commissioning readiness.
  • Oversee material management systems and update red marked documentation.
  • Register and control punch items from the start of construction.
  • Assess and approve any Variation Order Requests with the Construction or Project Manager.
  • Attend quality and HES discussions and daily toolbox meetings.
  • Identify and solve product, process, or quality system issues.
  • Assist in identifying and clarifying any storage or incoming item non-conformities.
  • Approve material deliveries from the warehouse to the site.
  • Manage and execute authorized contract modifications and changes.
  • Document lessons learned during the project.
  • Ensure compliance with HES practices and provide assistance in case of accidents.
  • Establish and manage interfaces with existing plants or concurrent projects.

  • Act as the Construction Manager in their absence.
  • Collaborate closely with HES Superintendents/Officers and Quality Control Managers/Officers.
  • Monitor contractor progress with the Project Control Manager.
  • Review contractors’ Method Statements, Construction Execution Plans, and related studies.
  • Ensure contractors’ personnel are competent, experienced, and adequately staffed.
  • Participate in construction meetings with contractors.
  • Coordinate discipline supervisors to resolve interferences and priority disputes.
  • Review material management plans and material delivery status with the Material Manager.
  • Verify the status of field changes with Field Project Engineers.
  • Report any deviations or concerns affecting project execution to the Construction or Project Manager.

  • Relevant educational background.
  • Proven experience in construction supervision.
  • Strong understanding of construction schedules, quality control, and safety procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with site personnel and contractors.
  • Competency in reviewing and implementing construction plans and procedures.
  • Experience in managing material delivery and distribution.
  • Fluency in English and Dutch.

The Client:
Our client, a global leader in crop nutrition and environmental solutions, is dedicated to responsibly feeding the world while safeguarding the planet. They are committed to sustainable growth, aiming to reduce emissions from crop nutrition production and promote low-emission energy solutions. With a vision focused on fostering a Nature-Positive Food Future, our client collaborates with partners across the food value chain to enhance efficiency and sustainability. Originating in the early 20th century to combat famine in Europe, our client has expanded globally, operating in over 60 countries with a large workforce. They reported substantial revenues in their latest financial update. Our client is striving to become climate-neutral and advance a nature-positive food future by leveraging digital tools for precision farming and supporting the hydrogen economy to facilitate a green transition in industries.

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