Construction Manager – Worley – Aberdeen


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Worley is recruiting a Construction Manager. 

Key Objectives:

Ensure all Project / Company HSE goals are achieved and where possible exceeded

Ensure all Construction personnel at both Project and Corporate level are aware of / implement safe working practices / procedures and are provided with a safe working environment

Deliver a high standard Construction capability at both Project and Corporate levels, ensuring a consistent and efficient approach is implemented at all times

Implement a continuous improvement philosophy across Construction activities, delivering best practices at all times

Manage, support and develop all Construction personnel

Maintain and deliver Construction activities within budget, and where applicable implement cost saving initiatives

Ensure a safe and effective Permit to Work system is in place for all Construction activities

Primary Duties

Support day-to-day Construction activities / personnel in the safe and structured delivery of workscopes and processes, ensuring all applicable Site / Project safety procedures are fully and properly implemented

Demonstrate high profile and visible safety leadership by example and communication with teams

Provide support and training to Construction personnel, ensuring personnel are competent and possess the required skills

Actively participate and drive Company and Project safety initiatives

Constantly strive to obtain maximum productivity and economical use of labour and equipment in order to keep costs within budget

Study, assess and verify all Construction drawings, specifications and instructions and escalate any issues identified

Ensure that all work is to the required standard and that all drawings, specifications, inspections and certifications are strictly adhered to as well as all Company systems of quality assurance

Ensure, before any work commences, that all items of material, equipment, scaffolding etc required are available to avoid abortive and unproductive use of labour

Manage the mobilisation and de-mobilisation of Construction resources to meet schedule requirements

Liaise with Project personnel to identify and deliver early Construction Project gains

Monitor and report Construction progress on a regular basis – daily, weekly, monthly and escalate any issues / concerns

Review and agree the overall Construction schedule, including Vendor / Sub-contractors’ schedules and escalate any issues identified

Audit Site / Project activities on a regular basis to ensure compliance with Project safety, environmental and quality requirements

Maintain primary contact and a good working relationship with Vendor / Sub-Contractor Management and site representatives

Be fully familiar with their methods of construction, scheduling and procedures to resolve any apparent conflicts and ensure they are fully aware of their obligations and responsibilities

Ensure, before any variation work is carried out by a Vendor / Sub-Contractor that an authorised instruction has been provided

Authorise or refute all Vendor / Sub-Contractor claims for delay, waiting time or abortive work


Minimum HNC in an Engineering related subject or Trade Apprenticeship with appropriate Technical Qualification

Recognised Site discipline background

Fully conversant with Project Management Systems with extensive knowledge of Project Construction practices and procedures

IT Literate with experience in management databases

BOSIET / Approved Offshore Medical / CA EBS / MIST / Onshore Safety Passport


Degree educated in an Engineering related subject

APM Level D qualification, or above

Management NVQ level 4 / 5

Conversant with Project tender / estimating process

Ideally, candidates will also have the following experience:


Demonstrable experience in similar role or Senior position in Construction Management

Delivery focused with proven experience in achieving Project goals whilst maintaining high standards in HSEQ at all times

Extensive knowledge of the Construction processes, including implementation and management. Fully conversant with Project Management tools

Experienced in the production of detailed procedures / documents / reports

Experienced in the management of personnel and all aspects of team working

Extensive knowledge of O&G related HSEQ safe working practices / procedures

Able to deliver training to personnel within the Construction team – commitment to develop team members

Able to interface and interact with Management and Client Representatives at all levels

Able to work at both Project and Corporate levels


Conversant with Tendering / Estimating processes

Conversant with HR practices / processes

What we offer you

Providing an agile culture and challenging work opportunities results in a positive work environment.  Our people enjoy competitive compensation packages and a fun, personal, collaborative and safe working environment.  We value equal employment opportunity and are committed to promoting fairness, equality and diversity.

Our policy is to conduct background checks for all candidates who accept an offer of employment with us.

If you have the passion and talent to keep up, it’s time to test the limits of what you can become.  Find your future with Worley.

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