Pipeline Construction Specialist

Cologne, Germany

Job Reference 1244487

Location Cologne, Germany

Industry Oil & Gas - Downstream

Function Construction

Job Type Contract

Date Added June 17, 2024

Pipeline Construction Specialist
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Contract duration: Until the end of the year
Project: Refinery/Petrochemical
Recruitment Partner: Airswift
Airswift Recruiter: Robert Caldwell
Keywords: Construction, refinery, oil & gas, FEED, EPC & pipeline construction
Position Overview: Airswift is seeking a skilled and experienced Pipeline Construction Specialist to join our client’s team, a well-renowned partner in EPCM, for an oil and gas construction project in Gelsenkirchen. This role involves ensuring compliance with health, safety, and quality guidelines while managing and coordinating all pipeline construction activities from tendering and awarding contracts to the final handover to the client.
Key Responsibilities: The Pipeline Construction Specialist will be responsible for the professional execution of complete construction projects on the site. This includes supporting the client's engineering departments during the preparation phase, participating in assembly and feasibility studies, and preparing cost estimates. You will plan the construction phase, contribute to assembly schedule preparation, and monitor project progress regularly.
You will independently manage and coordinate all on-site activities, including measurement, cost calculation, budget planning, cost control, reporting, and invoicing. Key tasks include planning, controlling, and monitoring personnel deployment, ensuring that safety, quality, deadlines, and cost targets are achieved, and preparing and submitting monthly reports on these metrics. You will also ensure contract-compliant processing, claim management, and change management.
Additional responsibilities include the acceptance of services and documentation, construction site preparation and management, and providing advice on constructability reviews. You will define the assembly concept, organize materials management, and act as a coordinator in accordance with the Construction Site Ordinance and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
You will conduct assembly meetings, review and verify execution documents, create documents for work permits, approvals, and acceptances, and define and maintain schedules for the assembly process. Finally, you will hand over the installation documentation to the client.
Daily On-Site Inspection Focus:
  • Work permits
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Equipment safety (machines, assembly aids, and tools)
  • Traffic safety (routing, fall protection, scaffolding, barriers, and special danger zones)
  • Cleanliness and order
  • Coordination of several companies
  • Compliance with special protective measures for hazardous work
  • Safe working methods and behavior of workers
  • Immediate initiation of corrective measures
  • Participation in toolbox meetings of external companies
  • Advising the project construction management on safety coordination and planning of assembly processes
  • Participation in accident and root cause investigations
  • Completed studies in a relevant technical field.
  • Several years of professional experience in pipeline construction management.
  • Proficiency in German (minimum B2 level) and English.
  • Strong knowledge of health, safety, and quality guidelines.
  • Experience with budget planning, cost control, and reporting.
  • Excellent organizational, coordination, and communication skills.
  • Proactive approach to managing construction site activities and personnel.
Work Environment: This position requires daily on-site presence at construction sites in Gelsenkirchen, ensuring effective management and coordination of all pipeline construction activities. You will work closely with the client’s engineering departments, subcontractors, and various project stakeholders.
Opportunities: This role offers a competitive salary and benefits, with opportunities for professional development and career advancement. You will gain valuable experience in managing large-scale pipeline construction projects within a dynamic and collaborative environment, contributing to significant projects in the oil and gas industry.
How to Apply: If you are a dedicated Pipeline Construction Specialist with the required experience and language skills, we encourage you to apply immediately. Please submit your resume and cover letter to Airswift for consideration.
Contact Information: For more information or to apply, please contact Airswift at robert.caldwell@airswift.com
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