Senior Construction Engineer (Offshore)

Doha, Qatar

Job Reference 1193626

Location Doha, Qatar

Industry Oil & Gas - Offshore Oil

Function Construction

Job Type Contract

Date Added September 4, 2023

Senior Construction Engineer (Offshore) – Job Description
Airswift are a Global Manpower Provider specializing in the Energy, Infrastructure & IT sectors. Present in more than 70 countries around the world, our reach, and capabilities in the markets we service is unparalleled in the industry.

We are working with a Major Oil & Gas Tier 1 EPC to source a Senior Construction Engineer (Offshore). This is a key role within the EPC Doha office delivering across study, FEED, detailed engineering scopes of work. In this role, you will be responsible for the execution of construction engineering work in accordance with the project execution plan, including EPC and/or project procedures, maintaining Safety and Quality within the manhour, cost, and project schedule targets.
Reflecting the market focus for the office in both brownfield and greenfield opportunities, multi-skilled personnel are sought, in particular those with experience in: Onshore Oil and Gas / Offshore Oil and Gas.

Please see details below.
Title: Senior Construction Engineer (Offshore)
Start Date: Immediate – ASAP (01/09/2023)
 Duration: Direct Hire Perm Position   
Working Schedule: 5 Days per week / 8 hours per day.

Job Accountabilities:

  1. Champions both EPC  and client Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality cultures. Leads by example in ‘raising the shield,’ demonstrating the ‘courage to intervene.’ Ensures that procedures are followed and that a high standard of safety and quality is achieved in all associated work.
  2. Execute Projects in accordance with corporate practices and Project procedures.
  3. Act as focal point for construction engineering services
  4. Interface closely with client construction representatives to ensure client interests are being accommodated.
  5. Clearly define and communicate the project objectives and organization to the Project team.
  6. To document lessons learned and to review/implement lessons learned from other Projects
  7. Champion the development of effective Construction Procedures, Strategies and HES plans which support the overall project goals.
  8. Support the Project Execution and Business goals through planning, recruitment and management of construction scope during engineering and design phase.
  9. Supporting the proposal team with cost and schedule estimates, and working effectively with internal engineering and support groups, customers, suppliers and subcontractors.
  10. Leading constructability reviews through pre-FEED and execution phase of the project
  11. Providing construction input to the project throughout the engineering phase.
  12. Developing the project construction strategy, execution planning and contracting strategy.
  13. Developing installation sequencing, schedule timings and resource requirements.
  14. Preparing project specific site procedures and work practices as required.
  15. Assisting with construction feasibility and method studies.
  16. Supporting development of the project logistic strategy relevant to heavy and out of gauge

Required qualification and experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline or equivalent
  • Minimum of 15 years of relevant experience and 5 years of decommissioning experience
  • Demonstrable experience in oil and gas construction and decommissioning engineering throughout project lifecycle in particular Pre-FEED and FEED stage
  • Offshore experience is essential.
  • The ability to communicate effectively at all levels both within and outside of the organisation and across different cultures.
  • EPC  presentation and report writing skills.
  • Proven abilities in leadership, engaging, developing, and motivating teams in a challenging environment.
  • Able to make decisions and drive decision processes.
  • Working knowledge of relevant legislation, codes and standards with the ability to manage contractors.


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