Terminal/Tanks Mech/Piping Construction Supervisor

Dar es Salaam , Tanzania

Job Reference 1239288

Location Dar es Salaam , Tanzania

Industry Oil & Gas - Pipeline

Function Construction

Job Type Contract

Date Added March 1, 2024



Location: Tanzania

Contract duration: 12- month contract 

Recruitment Partner: Airswift 

Account Manager: Liam Harris


Keywords:  Piping, Steel Construct, Greenfield , Brownfield, Quality Control

Our Company 

As a global leading provider of engineering, procurement and construction management expertise to the energy, chemicals, and resources sectors we are proud to be able to expand our team in Wilton and we have partnered with Airswift to support our recruitment plans in 2024. 

We are currently recruiting for a Terminal/Tanks Mech/Piping Construction Supervisor  the person is responsible for supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in Piping and Steel Structure installation works include Pipe spool & Steel structure fabrication, pipe launching, piping layout, Pipe spools, Valves, Gaskets identify and marking, Line walks, Steel Structure ground assemble, Verticality & Horizontality check. Steel Structure Bolt & Nut torquing. Provide guidance and entire welding works.


• Organize, manage a Contractor’s supervisors and foreman depending on the size of the project and supervise the total requirement of Piping & Steel Structure construction and ensure that the safety aspect is observed on the project which by dedicating and control the responsibility to his Contractor’s supervisors and foreman.

• Assign and Assist supervise the Contractor’s supervisors and foreman on their daily construction work, monitoring the daily progress of piping & steel structure work and inspection if any. He will also ensure that the documentation is updated as the project progresses.

• Prepare, Review, Comment and Correction of Piping & Steel Structure Construction Procedures, Method Statements, Job Safety/Hazards Analysis, Lifting plan, Test procedure and Test package for the project when necessary and will ensure that it is in compliance with the relevant code and standard and Company/Client’s specification requirement.

• Monitor the performance of Piping & Steel Structure and processes, identify, troubleshoot and resolve scheduling problems in order to maintain efficient operations. Prepare activity and progress reports so recurring problems either with the quality of the product or the reliability of testing procedures, can be identified or addressed.

• Supervise, coach and mentor team members; priorities and assign tasks to ensure that the team’s resources are used effectively and that work schedules and targets are met

. • Review, comment and recommend the Piping & Steel Structure drawing, Material Technical Data sheet, and other relevant documents.

• Preparation, Review and Comments of Construction Method Statement, Procedure and Reports

• Issue, Follow up and Close Internal/External NCR or Site Observation

• Conduct regular site surveillance. Prepare, monitoring and close up Daily Construction Documents/Reports

• Ensuring local partners and local contractors receive and understand clear instructions and guidance.

• To provide on the job training and coaching to local content personnel, liaising either directly or indirectly with training providers to ensure training is provided and performance monitoring of such.

• Ensure CONTRACTORs, supervisors and foreman are fully executing and complying with their contracted scope of work, project specifications and Code & Standards requirements.

• Implement, use and communicate safe work practices on and off the project sites

• Participate in constructability and technical design reviews to identify any opportunities for optimisation

• Supporting the Contractor’s supervisor foreman and Inspectors on the piping & steel structure installer & erectors and coordinating daily reporting requirements

• Verifying the required civil and concrete works to support the piping & steel structure placement activities are completed

• Planning and coordination of piping & steel structure installation works in readiness for welding activities

• Ensure critical materials & equipment are being stored and monitored with preservation records available

• Ensure 3rd Party provider for NDE inspection and testing are not delayed due to access or schedule

• Identify conflicts in construction progress and communicate them to project team for resolution

• Providing instruction and supervision to junior field supervisors, and foreman on day-to-day piping & steel structure scope execution

• Interface with field engineering, civil, steel structure, storage tank, piping & steel structure, rotating & static equipment and electrical & instrumentation leaders to ensure the delineation of battery limit scopes are clearly communicated and understood by all stakeholders.

• Planning and coordination of Daily Progress, ITP inspection surveillance and hold points by the designated personnel.

• Planning and coordination of system / subsystem completion for testing and commissioning readiness

• Work within a multi-cultural business framework and provide ethical and compliant support.

• Mentor exemplary behaviour regarding HS3E, Ethics and Company "Code of Conduct" polic


Skills / Qualifications 

• Tertiary/Professional qualification in Piping and Steel structure such ANSI/ASME Standard B31.1, Power Piping, ANSI/ASME Standard B31.3, Chemical Plant and Petroleum Refinery Piping, B31.9 Building Services Piping: Relates to building utilities. API 598 Standard -Valve
• With skilled for construction management or other Company agreed applicable discipline qualifications that support the construction management and execution of the onshore Piping and Steel Structure related, Marine Terminal and Storage Facilities work scopes
• A minimum of 8 years of Greenfield or Brownfield Terminal, Plant and Complex piping & steel structure Construction and Progress Controls in construction experience working in the Oil & Gas sectors.
• 8 years of piping & steel structure Construction, Quality Control and construction experience working within a crossfunctional oil & gas piping & steel structure project team supporting; field engineering, interface, piping & steel structure construction and commissioning readiness.
• Experienced in analysing live construction metrics to create accurate reporting KPI’s and progress status back to the Lot Manager and project & construction management team

The next step 

We have an exceptional team in place, and we are pleased to be able to appoint a further person to our growing business. We are aware that you may not ‘tick all the boxes’, but if you believe you can genuinely offer some valuable skills and experience to our business, please in the first instance contact our recruitment partner Airswift.  


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