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(2374) Piping Superintendent posted by All jobs by The Highfield Company

Role: Piping Superintendent

Location: Algeria, North Africa

Our client is a leading organisation that has been awarded an Oil & Gas project I North Africa. Our client is seeking an experienced Site Piping Superintendent to work site based on a 8 weeks on / 1 weeks off rotation.


Reporting directly to the Site Construction Manager and responsible for the successful execution of the overall piping scope including supports, painting, testing and insulation for allocated areas of the site in accordance with the project schedule, cost and other KPIs.
Monitoring pre-fabrication of pipework to include - Weld quality, Material control and cast number control and transfer, Cleaning and painting, Packaging and preservation to ensure maintenance of the required cleaning standards, Adequate marking to ensure easy identification and use at the construction site, Documentation and certification
Ensuring the correct installation of piping, pipe supports, valves and other in-line equipment in accordance with the drawings, specifications and standards.
Ensuring the maintenance of the necessary cleanliness of piping systems and the use of dry air purges where necessary.
Ensure that painting is applied correctly to surfaces that have been correctly prepared. Ensure that adequate QC checks are made to ensure the correct coat dry film thickness and adhesion.
Ensure that all insulation materials are correctly applied. In particular to ensure that cryogenic pipe insulation is applied with the correct vapour barriers and that cladding does not use screws which penetrate the vapour barrier.
Ensure that testing is carried out using the correct medium i.e. pneumatic on all systems unless they contain water or steam.
Ensure that all oxygen closing welds are inspected and signed off and that records are adequately kept of these inspections
Ensure all necessary QC checks are carried out and that weld quality processes are maintained.
Ensure that all documentation is compiled as construction progresses and that this is checked and complete
Ensure material control and cast number transfer is properly carried out
Responsible for punching out completed systems and managing the punchlist on behalf of AP
Responsible for the completion of all mandatory before start-up punchlist items to support the commissioning schedule
The day to day supervision of a group of sub-contractor’s construction teams as agreed at site.
Maintain a strong and effective professional working relationship with the Project and Construction Management and the Contractor EPPM
Support and promote the implementation of the Project Safety, Security and Quality plans
Support and promote the implementation of the Project Execution Plan
Provide leadership to ensure prompt prioritisation and coordination of all unforeseen issues at the site, escalating to the Construction Manager as necessary
Write regular progress reports as required by the Construction Supervisor/Manager
Qualifications & Experience:

Degree or Diploma, in an appropriate Engineering discipline e.g. Mechanical
10 years of experience in Construction on industrial gases, oil & gas or related industry projects which should be construction site based.
Must demonstrate a thorough working knowledge of recognized piping codes including the B31.3
Have a thorough knowledge and proven ability in construction techniques with emphasis on piping erection, pre-fabrication, painting, insulation, testing and quality control
Knowledge of ASME and other relevant standards and codes
Microsoft software skills, particularly Excel
Report writing skills
Experience of working in a multicultural project team
Algeria / Sonatrach project experience
Salary & Package:

Min 9 months contract (Extendable)
8/1 rotation, single status
All accommodation, food, laundry provided
Transportation provided by the company


Start Date : 05/02/2019

Status : Waiting

Oil & Gas / Petroleum
Education Level
Bachelor of Technology/Engineering
Professional Type
Required Skills
Degree or Diploma, in an appropriate Engineering discipline e.g. Mechanical