Construction Manager
Air Products
27d ago

Job Description and Qualifications

POSITION SUMMARY : Mechanical Engineer with 15-20 Years’ experience in Oil and Gas Construction Industry with reputed EPC / MNC’s of which at least 5 years in similar capacity.

Hands on experience of working on overseas projects in the Middle East / Asian region is essential. PurposePurpose of this position is to Manage Construction of Medium / Large size projects independently by complying to AP’s Safety and Quality requirements.

Nature and ScopeThe position will be based in Pune, however expected to go on long-term assignments to ongoing / new construction sites within India / ME region as required.

Position will Report to Home office construction Manager / Reginal Construction Manager / Project Site Manager depending upon nature and size of project / s.

DIMENSION Average Annual Portfolio : Operating Budget (direct labor + overheads) : Annual CTC : Number of Direct Reports (approximate) : Could be in the range of 2 up to 50 depending upon size of project.

Overall Supervision (approximate) : Full Time on AP’s pay roll Other Factors : Candidate is expected to work on overseas assignments in ME / Asian Region and should be willing to travel at very short notice as required.


  • Control and monitor all the construction and commissioning activities as per the schedule.
  • Develop and implement strategies for maximum utilization of resourcesEnsure timely information flow to and from the Home Office.
  • Resolve the issues and bottlenecks
  • Erection Procedures & process implementation.
  • Coordinate with construction Home Office.
  • Administer day to day activities SAFETY AND QUALITY AT SITE
  • Implement safety processes and systems at site
  • Ensure zero incident goal
  • Quality Management System implementation
  • Liaison with the customer and discuss the progress of the project with the customer in close coordination with Project Team
  • Address the issues and resolve the same.
  • Ensure that all the statutory compliances are met by respective contractors engaged on site
  • Liaison with the statutory bodies, local authorities and follow the statutory norms
  • Improving the efficiency level of contractor’s performance
  • Key Attributes : (Knowledge and Management)
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of Construction and Construction norms in India / ME Region
  • Construction estimation for bidding
  • On site Fabrication experience - QA / QC aspects of Fabrication & Construction (e.g. Radiography, UT, DPT, Welding Inspection, WPS / PQR, Pipe Oxygen Cleaning, Sand-
  • Blasting & Painting etc); familiar with IS, ASME & BS codes.

  • Management leadership experience
  • Use of and familiarity with process and safety tools such as P&ID’s and HAZOPs.
  • Change Management processes and implementation
  • Experience of project planning skills, using project planning tools in consultation with scheduler
  • Desirable :
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of Construction and Construction norms in India / Saudi Arabia / Middle East region
  • Self-Starter and leader, motivator, team player, Excellent communication skills in oral and written English
  • Provide onsite Leadership and Development of construction schedules
  • Develop winning construction strategies by understanding of the competitive environment and successful working with customers, suppliers and contractors.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage a heavy and diverse workload
  • Self-Starter and leader, motivator, team player, Excellent communication skills in oral and written English MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
  • A minimum of 15-20 years of experience and a demonstrable understanding of Construction as a discipline.
  • Contract Management.
  • Experience of turnkey construction scope in Oil and Gas Industry, including installation of equipment and packages, interconnecting pipework and instrument / electrical cable, infrastructure / utilities scope, tie in, pipeline networks.
  • A sound engineering background (preferably Mechanical) which can be used as a basis to build specific knowledge in the industrial gases market.
  • Construction estimation for bidding
  • Process Plant experience would be an advantage
  • Liaising with government agencies for obtaining various approvals / clearances
  • Reviewing the engineering drawings, technical specifications, cost estimates for change orders & analysing contractor's change order proposals & submittals.
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