Principal Construction Manager (Offshore Drilling Module) C12-2200


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Houston, TX



Reporting to the In Province Execution Director, this position will be responsible for site management and oversight of DES module fabrication operations.  The position will also serve as the Senior Representative for Company at the Module Fabrication Site.

The Site Manager will develop and implement management, planning, safety, and quality systems consistent with the requirements of the project policies.

The site manager is responsible for executing the work in accordance with the SSHE and quality standards and requirements specified for the project.  This position shall play an active role in the safety culture on the project, making safety a natural part of the work performed.



Assist in preparation of the module fabrication RFP (EMDC contract), bidder pre-qualification, and contractor selection.

Assist in creation and coordination of the fabrication, plans and schedules, as well as monitor activities, progress, and milestones

Monitors and controls contractor change/scope creep, ensuring that all scope changes are quickly and properly documented, communicated to engineering and the client, and that change orders are approved prior to the performance of the work

Monitors and controls fabrication cost and schedule

Perform basic project engineering functions involving monitoring of progress, preparation of procedures, and identification/evaluation of project issues and problems

Advises project management and the client regarding developments that could affect project profit, schedule, costs, client relations, and public relations

Provide coordination between design and procurement/construction for integration of technical content and schedule activities

Coordinate design efforts with vendors and licensors to assure proper and complete integration

Conduct and/or coordinate meetings related to project operations, internal issue resolution, and communications with the client

Prepares monthly and weekly status reports for the project to keep the client and project management informed of construction progress and the status of costs and schedule as related to the budgets and previous forecasts

Assure compliance with established safety policies and procedures and practice safe work habits




Construction or Engineering degree with 20 years of construction industry experience or equivalent.

Experience with large scale module fabrication.

Drilling module fabrication experience preferred (DES/DSM)

Experience with modularization, Arctic / Cold Weather environments desired but not mandatory.

Commitment to the support of SSHE and quality philosophies and programs at site.


General attributes required of all employees include:

Zero Harm, Action Orientation, Building Effective Business Relationships, Commitment, Customer Focus, Dealing with Change, Drive for Results, Integrity and Trust, and Basic Leadership Skills.