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Tanks Construction Lead

Job description

On behalf of a major Oil & Gas operator, WRS are looking for a Tanks Construction Lead to work in Tanzania on a contract, rotational basis. This will be a 12 month renewable contract, rotating 8/2 to site, paying a day rate in USD.

The Tanks Construction Lead – Crude Storage Facility is responsible for ensuring the management of all works associated with delivering the Storage Facility to a final stage of receiving oil into the pipeline, is being maintained on schedule and within budget.

A general overview and surveillance

• Maintain control of all operations, ensuring safety of personnel engaged in the Tank Storage facility.
• Carry out daily and weekly “look ahead” to include all works in the Tank Storage and the interfaces with the Marine terminal Contractor and his sub-contractors. (SIMOPS)
• Ensure that all works carried out have been fully risk accessed, and Method statements are available on-site with crew and the work crew have been fully briefed.
• Participate and conduct performance management reviews with the discipline leads
• Plan all craft discipline work in area of responsibility.
• Accountable for productivity and quality targets established for the scope of work within area of responsibility.
• Troubleshoot any constructability issues regarding engineering, material shortages etc.
• Troubleshoot construction issues in the field. Escalate to the Package Manager if required.
• Conduct any incident investigations within area of supervision, as required.
• Submit potential trend forms and track out of scope work utilizing the Change and Trend Management process.
• Perform work-site inspections monitoring safety and quality of work.
• Attend and participate daily in Production and Construction meetings to ensure progress is being communicated across the project.


• Degree in Engineering (Mechanical/Civil/construction related)
• Minimum of 15 years’ construction management experience in the Gas & Oil industries
• Must possess construction experience terminal facilities, Tanks and building serving Oil & Gas plants/units.
• Staff management experience (knowledge transfer)
• Excellent communications skills
• Advanced written and spoken English.
• Good Computer Skills – Word, Excel, Power point


• A strong communication, networking, collaboration, and well-developed team-working skills, especially in multi-discipline and multi-cultural teams.
• A full knowledge of project specific execution strategies, and the ability to develop them to meet challenging project objectives and deliverables.

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