Tanks Construction Superintendent

Port Arthur, Texas, United States

Job Reference 1241210

Location Port Arthur, Texas, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - LNG

Function Construction

Job Type Contract

Date Added April 4, 2024

Airswift is looking for a Tanks Construction Superintendent to work for a major LNG Client in Port Arthur, TX, for an initial 1-year assignment.

Primary Purpose
Provides technical assistance, leadership, and supports the construction oversight, monitors of day-to-day overall construction activities and reports on the project status. Supports activities through pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up as required.
Construction Superintendent's accountabilities, responsibilities, and work area may be altered from time to time based on the needs of the organization and the project.
This position is initially located at the Houston office and eventually to the project site. The Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) is required.
Duties and Responsibilities


Estimated % of Time

Oversees and monitors construction activities including piping; piping support; & associated components/equipment to ensure compliance with engineering drawings, specifications, environmental guidelines, quality assurance programs and construction safety program.


Provides Construction Manager with inputs for construction planning and management.


Develops and maintains daily activity log and detailed records of construction activities.


Monitors, tracks and submits daily/weekly/monthly construction progress/status reports.


Monitors, witnesses, and ensures proper preservation of piping materials/systems in line with “Built-It-Clean”, “Built-It-Tight” philosophy.


Monitors and reports receipt of materials on site.


Conducts daily construction walk-downs throughout the day. 


Provides analyses and inputs to construction schedule and progress.


Provides mark-up as-built Construction/QAQC/HSE documents by the EPC Contractor, as required.


Provides proper documentations and reports of observations and findings of non-conformance issues and concerns.


Works closely with other project discipline members.


Collaborates and maintains positive relationship with the EPC Contractor.


Attends internal and coordination meeting(s) including safety briefing.


Attends safety and construction site walkthrough.


Performs other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).


Fiscal/Budget Responsibilities


Education Level


Required/ Preferred

Bachelor's Degree

in engineering, equivalent technical degree, related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.



Years of Experience


Required/ Preferred

8 years

of experience in major construction projects and hands-on piping and supports experience in Oil and Gas industry.


Experience with LNG, power plants or other large infrastructure construction projects including pre-commissioning experience are a plus.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities



In-depth knowledge of environmental & safety requirements, industrial safety practices

In-depth knowledge of construction best practices/techniques, and construction planning and scheduling

In-depth knowledge of Quality Assurance & Quality Control best practices

In-depth knowledge of welding processes including NDT/ PWHT and applicable piping codes and standards

In-depth knowledge of piping, piping schedules, piping shop fabrication processes and best practices

In-depth knowledge of engineering, construction and safety codes & standards

Strong understanding and ability to read and comprehend technical documents such as P&ID, Isometric Drawing, WPS/PQR, Piping Work & Test Packages; Primavera schedule

Strong understanding of piping pneumatic & hydrostatic tests procedures and methods

Strong understanding of rigging and heavy lifts construction best practices

Self-starter with proven leadership abilities, strong interpersonal skills and problem-solving abilities

Team player with ability to influence and manage a team to get positive results 

Strong communication skills, both written and oral

Able to present issues, concerns and provide recommendations and solutions to management 

Good working knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Visio)
Licenses and Certifications

Enter License/Certifications

Required/ Preferred

Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).




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