Offshore Engineering/Construction Specialist

  • Full time
  • Kampala, Central Region, Uganda, Kampala, Uganda, 10102
  • posted 8 months ago
  • Posted : September 5, 2023 -Accepting applications
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Job Detail

  • Career Level Others
  • Experience 8 Years +
  • Gender Any Gender
  • Industry Civil Engineering
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Employment: Full Time

Our client is currently seeking an Offshore Construction Specialist with a strong background in offshore structure engineering and experience in small offshore platform/jetty construction. Additional expertise in offshore pipeline design and construction will be advantageous for this project.

Reporting directly to the Construction & Commissioning Manager, you will be responsible for providing comprehensive engineering and construction support throughout the design and execution phases of the project.



  • Oversee and ensure successful completion of all offshore construction activities, including finalizing detailed engineering, fabrication, and construction strategies for a small offshore water abstraction platform and a large diameter HDPE subsea pipeline.
  • Support the planning of on-site construction activities, including pre-fabrication, reviewing the design and certification of temporary construction barges, pre-fabrication of offshore platform deck and jacket structures, transportation of the platform offshore, piling, and erection in Lake Albert.
  • Coordinate equipment and piping components’ installation on the platform, ensuring mechanical completion.
  • Supervise the offshore HDPE pipeline construction from the water abstraction platform to the well site near the shoreline, including hydro-tests and final acceptance checks.
  • Provide input and recommendations to improve the engineering and constructability of the project, collaborating with Sinopec Engineering Department to prepare necessary technical documents, specifications, method statements, and procedures.
  • Attend regular interface and coordination meetings with the client and other stakeholders.
  • Take ownership of the construction execution plan, interface with the client’s engineering team, and direct and coordinate construction activities through Construction Engineers & Supervisors.
  • Review structural design and equipment layouts for the offshore water abstraction platform, as well as engineering design for the HDPE subsea pipeline.
  • Create Construction Execution Plan, Construction Methodologies, and related documents.
  • Act as the key interface with the client, chairing weekly progress meetings, constructability reviews, and workshops.
  • Provide inputs into the schedule and estimates, coordinate and supervise construction personnel on-site.
  • Liaise with equipment package suppliers and address technical issues proactively.
  • Review environmental impact during construction and address any relevant issues.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Project Management or equivalent field experiences.
  • Significant experience in offshore platform/subsea pipeline, structure design, and construction.
  • Demonstrated expertise and leadership in construction and project management.
  • Fluency in English and excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • Exposure to multi-cultural environments and ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams.
  • Minimum of 20 years of experience in the Oil & Gas industry, including ten years in a leadership role.
  • Strong experience in detailed engineering design of offshore platforms and subsea pipelines, process risk management, and construction & commissioning methods.


Required skills

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