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Hook-Up Construction Superintendent (Nigeria Rotation)
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Job Title                 Deputy Construction Superintendent - Contract

 Reports to             Construction Superintendent (directly)

                              Operations Manager (functionally)

Functional Unit         Africa Operations

Location                   onshore / offshore Africa                         


The Deputy Construction Superintendent is working in Operations Department. He is part of preparatory works post Engineering and pre start-up of topside works. He will support the Construction Superintendent and the Hook-up Lead to prepare the mobilisation of personnel and material / equipment relative to the scope of work. Offshore he will support the Construction activity under the directives of the Construction Superintendent.

As Deputy from Construction Superintendent, he will work closely with him to gather a solid knowledge of hook-up ways of working and technical skills.

Specific Key Responsibilities & Activities during Tender and PROJECT

  • Understand and review of preparatory works and job cards post Engineering and design including planning and sequence of work
  • Participating to offshore survey during Engineering Phase
  • Following prefabrications in yard (if need be)
  • Participating of preparations of procedures relative to lifts as required
  • Support the Construction Superintendent for consumables, tools, equipment requirements
  • Following requisitions and technical proposals from suppliers
  • Support the Construction Superintendent for personnel requirements as Welders, Pipefitters, Riggers, Scaffolders, Supervisors
  • Preparation of materials / equipment prior to off-shore works
  • Following mobilization of personnel and hook-up Spread
  • Support planning development
  • Lead part of the construction scope under Construction Superintendent supervision  


  • Technical proposition relative to scope of work
  • Leading some limited construction aspects relative to scope of work under the directives of Construction Superintendent            


The Deputy hook-up superintendent will regularly interface with the following: 


  • With Engineering Department for preparatory works
  • With Yard regarding prefabrications
  • With Installation Engineering regarding lifting operations
  • With SCM Department for all requisitions of tools, equipment and consumables relative to scope of work


  • Participating of meeting with clients and Safety walkthrough


  • Please refer to AFRICA P&O Organisation Charts for more information


  • Two-year technical degree (French BTS) in structural, mechanical, piping, metalwork
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in metalwork, piping, structural (refinery, nuclear, offshore)
  • Good technical knowledge in structural and piping
  • Curiosity and strong will to learn
  • Leadership regarding folks and supervisors
  • Fluent French, spoken and writing
  • Fluent English, spoken and writing
  • Experience with fabrications in yard, topsides works or lifting will be a benefit
  • Knowledge regarding estimating man-hours will be a benefit  


  • Based offshore during operational phase
  • Base onshore for preparation, pre-mobilization and fabrication follow up
  • Rotation system:
  • Offshore: 5 weeks ON, 5 Weeks OFF
  • Onshore: 10 weeks ON, 3 weeks OFF  



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