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Civil / Structural Supervisor

Job Title:

Civil / Structural Supervisor

Job Grade:


Reports to:

Infrastructure Section Head


Surface Facilities



The job objective is to:

  • Manage and inspect the assigned civil & structural works and ensure the construction work meet predefined objectives and safety, quality, cost and time requirements.
  • Checking technical designs and drawings to ensure it’s in compliance with Company specification and international standard.
  • Review and approve construction procedures and method statements and special database reports when its required.
  • Provides technical assistance and consults with other departments regarding engineering functions and site development.
  • Lead the civil construction work together with Consultants, Contractors and Subcontractors.
  • Logistics, materials handling and inspection at site construction.
  • Ensure standard HSE, quality management system & construction procedures shall be implemented.
  • Manage the performance of construction team and (sub) contractors and to avoid repetitive construction mistakes by considering projects lesson learned.
  • Ensure leading practices, standards and guidelines are adhered to during the construction stage of the project.
  • Conducts construction inspections and provide support to review and approve contractor pay requests.
  • Provide support to reviews and process the construction change orders.
  • Attend and participate in the meetings whenever required.
  • Submit daily reports for the projects under his supervision.
  • Assist to evaluate the performance of consultant and subcontractors according to their actual performance.
  • Timely report any issue may impact the timely delivery of the projects.
  • Performs related duties as required by management

Number of staff supervised:

Direct Reports:



5 – 20 company and consultancy staff

Capital budget


100,000,000 plus (overall project)


Project Management

  • Manage Scope, Organization, Quality, Cost and Time for the civil work.
  • Contribute to set up and contract management of construction and /or EPC contracts
  • Liaises with local authorities (if required) in line with the applicable governance documents and contracts (JOA, EDPSC)
  • Communicate and coordinate the interface issues with relevant parties.

Health, Security, Safety and Environment

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant HSSE management policies, procedures and controls within own area, monitoring, reviewing and evaluating on a continuous basis, and a responsible environmental attitude.
  • Leading by example and develop a strong safety-first culture within the own and (sub) contractor workforce.  Strong focus on personal safety, security and QA/QC.

People & Contractor Management

  • Manage the activities and work performed by Project Management Consultancy (PMC), Contractors and Suppliers.
  • Build good relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Submit performance assessment about PMC and construction team and (sub) contractors.
  • Recommend training and development for team members to build their capabilities.
  • Liaise with QA/QC section to conduct quality training to construction team and (sub) contractors to improve their quality capabilities.
  • Develop overview of contractor’s strengths and weaknesses and intervene as and when required exercising contractual rights.
  • Assist on Block 9 CSR strategy development and execution

Prepare, Monitoring & Control Budgets and Plans

  • Plan and monitor construction work through reporting, analysis and identifying variances from the plans.
  • Identify deviations at the earliest possible stage and assist in the development of recovery plans and mitigation measures.
  • Communicate critical issues to the infrastructure section head in a timely manner with proposed solutions.
  • Inform project team of reaching important project milestones.
  • Oversee the construction contractors and suppliers on an ongoing basis.

Contractor and Vendor selection

  • If required, assist in identifying the list of external service providers eligible to provide the relevant services and work with the Procurement department to issue RFP/tender as per Kuwait Energy’s policy.
  • If required, assist in conducting technical and financial analysis of the proposals submitted by the service providers along with the relevant departments.
  • If required, contribute on selection contractors prior to award
  • Prepare data base for the actual performance of (sub) contractors/suppliers and report the same to attention of management & pre-award evaluators.

Policies, Systems, Processes and Procedures

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the Construction Management policies, systems, processes and procedures, identifying potential areas of improvement.
  • Ensure compliance with corporate requirements on adherence to policies, procedures and instructions within own area related to all relevant regulatory directives to promote a safe and risk-free environment.
  • Improvement of systems processes and practices.


  1. Internal:
  • Facilities Projects Team and Consultancy.
  • Asset Management Team, HSSE.
  • Operations & Maintenance


  • Contractors, Vendors & Service providers
  • Construction and EPC Contractors

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree in Civil engineering or equivalent (BSc preferred)
  • Professional certification or accreditation in construction management or proven experience

Minimum Experience:

  • 5-10 years of post-qualification experience with experience in the oil and gas industry
  • Work experience in the MENA Region, preferably in Iraq.
  • Demonstrated construction management roles of at least (5) five USD 60 million plus capital projects.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Mastery in Construction Management
  • Skilled in Influencing and Conflict Handling
  • Skilled in Contract Management
  • Ability to think laterally and provide creative solutions to deliver projects and give strategic directions
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively
  • Ability to drive and achieve desired results within the defined time duration






Civil / Structural Supervisor

Full Time Work
5 - 10 years of experience

Published on 15 Nov 2020