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Construction Team Lead

19 December 2018


Petroplan are supporting a client on a Project to build a new Integrated Production, Drilling, Utilities and Quarters Offshore platform to be installed in the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan. This role is specifically focused on leading fabrication of the Jacket structure which will be installed on the sea-bed to supports the Topsides facilities above sea-level.
The project is currently in Define phase and is planned to enter Execute during 1Q19.
The Construction Team Leader will be responsible for the overall construction delivery for the Jacket, with specific emphasis as follows;
Health, Safety & Environment

  • Demonstrate excellent personal HSSE leadership and HSE behaviours. Lead, by example, with regards to HSE policies.
  • During Execute phase, implement HSE standards through self-verification and oversight activities across the fabrication facility, ensuring investigation and follow-up where required.

People Management

  • Promotes team work, integration and co-operation at all levels, across all project entities to ensure effective and efficient delivery.
  • Supports capability training and talent development within the team.
  • Manages employee performance through annual objectives and reviews.

Construction Execution Management

  • Ensures safe, compliant, reliable and efficient construction delivery of the Jacket.
  • Ensures Fabrication Contractor site work processes and procedures are fully implemented to underpin effective construction ramp-up and execution.
  • Manages construction performance from start through to final acceptance, including all Mechanical Completion Handover processes.
  • Development and maintenance of construction schedules in conjunction with Fabrication Contractor. Drives value through effective construction prioritization and planning (weekly), and through compliance with MPcP and Construction Practice.
  • Manages interface with Fabrication Contractor to ensure thorough reporting and analysis of performance data provided. Anticipate and identify adverse trends/events throughout the fabrication cycle and work with the relevant parties to agree performance / improvement steps to achieve safe and on-time execution.
  • Drives construction risk identification and management and owns construction risk action plans.
  • Ensures readiness reviews are conducted prior to defined construction activities.

Modernisation and Transformation

  • Supports the development and implementation of project modernisation and transformation solutions across the project construction discipline.


  • Must be degree qualified

During 2018, the role will be primarily office-based in Baku (Azerbaijan) with business visits anticipated to the Project Design Office in Leatherhead (UK).

At the start of Execute phase (est. 1Q19), the role will be based at the selected fabrication facility in Baku (Azerbaijan).

The role will report to the ACE Project Construction Manager (PCM) with a daily interface to the Jacket Delivery Manager.

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

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