Welding Foreman

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Position Type
Fixed Term
Market / Sector (Candidate Portal Searching)
Oil & Gas

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is recruiting Welding Foreman - Offshore, an exciting & challenging role on the BSP Offshore Rejuvenation project.


  • Read, understand, and implement all applicable company / project policies, working practices and procedures, ensuring at all times that the welding work scope is completed safely and to a high standard.
  • Complete all work scope in accordance with applicable work pack / job card instructions, associated procedures, and drawings / sketches
  • Solve simple technical problems associated with his own discipline, plan and control work and materials
  • Provide support to other trades / disciplines where required, or form part of an integrated multi - discipline team.
  • Raising applicable Permit to Work (PTW) in order to complete work scope in a controlled and safe manner.
  • Undertake appropriate Risk Assessments (RA) in order to complete work scope in a safe and controlled manner.

Skills / Qualifications


  • Appropriate documented evidence confirming the trade
  • Recognized apprenticeship
  • Testimonials
  • Verifiable Evidence – CV
  • BOSIET / Approved offshore medical



  • WAH
  • First Step for Supervision
  • CDCA Competence Assurance Assessor Training
  • Wood mandatory training (Induction, RA, etc.)






  • Demonstrable experience post welding apprenticeship / training coupled with current relative experience.




  • Demonstrable offshore experience in a chargehand / supervisory role



Personal qualities, aptitudes, and skills


  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members and provide direction to ensure subordinate staff comply with operating manual and relevant procedures
  • Always demonstrate commitment to working safely
  • Flexible – able to comply with company and client requirements
  • Ability to work with other team members / disciplines and in a multi - cultural environment
  • Confident and with an ability to work unsupervised and work on own initiative
  • Has a desire to learn and develop within the role and also develop others as part of nationalization program


Competencies – generic


  • Ability to supervise work activities
  • Shall be able to read, write and speak English
  • Comply with operational and safety manuals and procedures
  • Possesses a good understanding of safe working practices and can demonstrate commitment to safe working at all times.


Competencies – technical


  • Can demonstrate a high standard in completion of tasks associated with the role of Welding Foreman as defined in associated job specification
  • Can demonstrate the ability to read / understand and implement procedures / specifications / drawings / sketches / etc.
  • Can demonstrate the ability to deliver all welding work scopes to the required / specified project / industry standards.
  • Ability to recognize change

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. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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