Onshore Fabrication Construction Manager

Posted 14 May 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameGary Chapman

Job description

Our client, a leading international operator, have a current opportunity for a Onshore Fabrication Construction Manager on a contract basis supporting a major LNG project. The position will be based in Milan, Italy.

Candidates must have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering
  • Major Oil and Gas project developments knowledge and experience, with Partner and Government reporting interfaces
  • A robust project, construction, and engineering background.
  • 10 years of experience in oil & gas activities especially in engineering, project, and constructions, including in the LNG industry and its various aspects (onshore plant, pipeline, jetties, and nearshore/offshore facilities).

Job holder is responsible for the offsite fabrication scope in remote locations, current budget value approximately $400 million. Direct subordinate positions: 8


  • Oversee and support the activities for the EPCC Contractors scope of prefabricated units (Piperack's, modules, etc.)
  • Ensure safe project delivery, construction quality and compliance with schedule and cost targets
  • Support the EPCC Contractors team assigned to subcontractor's modularization facility, ensuring delivery in compliance with all Project goals and targets, specifically, HSE, Quality and Schedule
  • Maintain ongoing communication with the Milan Office, Afungi Site Construction Team, OSBL and ISBL Managers at Site
  • Participate in the definition of the modularization contractual and the procurement management strategy
  • Define personnel recruitment requirement, participate in selection of personnel and develop coaching as required
  • Establish and manage a construction management team within prefabrication Subcontractor's facility
  • Coordinate the interfaces between engineering, fabrication and construction activity relating to fabrication scopes
  • Provide construction execution expertise and guidance as required to the project as a whole
  • Provide regular contribution to the modularization project control and progress review (technical, schedule and costs) to optimize schedule and derisk project construction
  • Maintain effective working relations with relevant contractors to ensure that company objectives are met
  • Promote maximizing of local content within Project delivery expectations.

Context and environment

  • Based in Milan for Engineering phase, but with frequent travel to Fabrication yard which are in remote locations
  • Interface with all aspects of project, specifically; Engineering and Construction and operations
  • Working often in remote locations and on mission from project offices


  • Delivery of all offsite fabrication scope associated with Onshore and ensure an effective transition to Construction team for installation at Site via EPCC Contractors
  • Ensure a "plug and play" philosophy to save time on the overall schedule and derisk construction activity

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.