Civil Construction Superintendent - EOI

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Position Type
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Oil & Gas

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking expression of interest from Civil Construction Superintendent with extensive experience within EPCM environment to join our team in Hides, Papua New Guinea on a rotational schedule. Standard rotation 28/28 has been amended due to the current Covid-19 restrictions and quarantine requirements, an 8 week on / 4 week off roster is temporarily in place.


Reporting directly to the Upstream Construction Coordinator, this position will be responsible for day to day and forward planning of the works program, including OH&S, QA, equipment requirements and team toolbox talks. The successful candidate is required to have an excellent understanding of working drawings and work package instructions as part of coordinating multi cultured trades to ensure the safe and timely execution of work scopes.



  • Plans and controls the Construction interface between site and head office
  • Conducts daily toolbox talks with site labour at the beginning of each ensuring that Wood and the client standards and values are reinforced
  • Accountable for site planning and resource management including subcontractors to ensure safe and timely execution of work activities as per project plans
  • Accountable for site progress reporting and identifying any opportunities / issues in a timely manner
  • Sets and maintains the quality of the drawing as builds, timely certification sign off and close out of work packs
  • Ensure material, tools and equipment are fit for purpose, checked and certified prior to use
  • Actively input to Construction estimate / CTR’s (in collaboration with the Construction Engineers)
  • Construction input into the Project and Engineering Design
  • Demonstrated capability in Civil Construction; and/or bulk earthworks
  • Strong leadership skills; coaching and mentoring team members
  • Experience in managing subcontractors and suppliers as part of a multi-cultural team environment
  • Plans and controls the Construction interface between site and head office
  • Clarification of roles and responsibilities of site team
  • Responsible for the safe execution of the work and environmental management

Skills / Qualifications

  • At least 7 years’ experience civil construction in a supervisory capacity
  • Demonstrates technical expertise, integrity and the ability to influence and challenge others to behave in ways consistent with the interest of the organisation
  • Demonstrates sound, fact-based decision making, and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, clients and contractors to help teams achieve goals
  • Proven experience in supervising civil operations
  • Demonstrated strong commitment to safety
  • Exceptional stakeholder management and communication skills, both written and oral
  • Demonstrated experience in quality management systems including ITR’s ITP’S, reporting, punch list management etc
  • International assignment/project experience in similar roles will be highly regarded.

This role is open to PNG citizens.


If you’re an experienced Civil Construction Superintendent ready for your next project, then we are keen to hear from you today. 


Apply now and take the next step in your career with this exciting opportunity!


Why Wood?

With us, you’ll be challenged. You’ll be encouraged to excel. You’ll be given the opportunity to build a rewarding career. And you’ll be proud to be a part of the Wood team. You will become a part of a strong, global company. Imagine working on complex global projects, being challenged to develop your skills and experience, being provided with opportunities to build a successful career. Imagine working for world-leading clients, delivering excellence and being recognised for it. That’s the world of Wood, built on strong values, where you can belong and be proud of what you achieve.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement

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