Facilities Construction Superintendent

Production (Superintendents, Operators, Foremen) Midland , Texas


The Facilities Construction Superintendent is responsible for directly supervising and providing leadership guidance to facility construction activities. This position is accountable for ensuring that all construction activities are executed in a safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner, and in accordance with, all applicable Company and industry standards and guidelines. Also, this position must actively communicate with team members on all key/major decisions and supervises a team of Construction Foreman and contractors. This position works in close collaboration with engineering, field and EHS staff. A successful candidate must be team oriented, self-motivated and demonstrate with a strong commitment to upholding safety, operational, and environmental policies.


Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

In addition to the technical roles and responsibilities the Construction Superintendent is also responsible for the following:


  • Provides visible safety leadership and works closely with EHS team. Leads quarterly safety meetings and ensures regular and effective safety training is completed for the construction team.
  • Ensure cost effective and efficient construction activities in accordance with company objectives, policies, and procedures
  • Ensures that construction activities are compliant with the appropriate standards, procedures, policies, and regulations.
  • Provides project management oversight in the development of existing assets
  • Participates in multi-disciplinary team meetings, providing updates and input on construction activities. Provides weekly updates to Facilities Engineering Manager on project status.
  • Makes decisions along with engineering personnel regarding status of projects and field related problems.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
  • Develops good relationships with and effectively manages contractors and suppliers. Confirms that all contractors are properly approved with the SCM group.
  • Handles invoice management
  • Coordinates the selection, purchase and installation of all equipment needed for a project scope
  • Provides input into the budget process and collaborates with Facilities Engineers and Manager to develop budget estimates.
  • Participates in monthly cost tracking and accrual/capital forecast processes
  • Remains current in the application of the latest proven technologies and methods
  • Regular field trips are required and can work extended hours when required.
  • Conducts business with the highest ethical standards.


Role-Specific Technical Knowledge & Skills:

  • Detailed knowledge of company policies and procedures, industry practices, construction standards, welding procedures, and OSHA rules and regulations. Knowledge of ASME B31.3 and B31.8 a plus.
  • Strong understanding of facilities and equipment in oil and gas environment – pipelines, tank batteries, compression, wellhead connects, vessels, pumps, etc. Understanding of facility documentation (i.e., PFDs, P&IDs, C&Es, Electrical one-lines) is a plus. Ability to create isometric piping drawings is a plus.
  • Works closely with Facilities Engineers to develop project work scopes for retrofit and new build activities. Actively participates in safe design reviews – Hazard reviews, MOCs, and PSRs.
  • Evaluates and recommends feasibility of existing and new construction projects.
  • Supports Production team by assuring that all construction projects and associated equipment is operating properly.
  • Coordinates and manages supervision coverage for all facilities construction operations.
    • Supervises and ensures technical work is of the highest quality from Construction Foreman
    • Participates in the hiring of staff, performance reviews and personnel development efforts for any direct reports
    • Manages the bid process, selection of contractors, and the use of service provides to ensure cost effectiveness and compliance with policies and procedures.
    • Supervise contractor compliance with JSA and Hazard ID reporting
  • Manage costs for accuracy and market conditions and approve invoices as required
  • Monitors construction activities and ensures that projects are completed in a safe and cost-effective manner, adhering to company policies and government regulations
  • Good written and verbal skills required. Proficient level of skill in Microsoft Office, especially Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Knowledge of AutoCAD a plus.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision


High School Degree or equivalent. Associate or Bachelor degree is a plus. A valid driver’s license is required.


Typical Experience:

Minimum 10 years of oil and gas experience. Supervisory experience required.