Subsea 7 Job Vacancy : Deputy Construction Superintendent

Subsea 7 is a world-leading seabed-to-surface engineering, construction and services contractor to the offshore energy industry. We provide cost-effective technical solutions to enable the delivery of complex projects in all water depths and challenging environments.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Deputy Construction Superintendent 

Vacancy ref: 60890
Location: Lagos
Business area: Surf and Conventional
Contract type: Contract
Languages in which you may apply: English
Functional Unit: Africa Operations

Overview of Role

  • The Deputy Construction Superintendent is working in Operations Department.
  • He is part of preparatory works post Engineering and pre start-up of topside works.
  • He will support the Construction Superintendent and the Hook-up Lead to prepare the mobilisation of personnel and material / equipment relative to the scope of work.
  • Offshore he will support the Construction activity under the directives of the Construction Superintendent.
  • As Deputy from Construction Superintendent, he will work closely with him to gather a solid knowledge of hook-up ways of working and technical skills.

Reports to:

  • Construction Superintendent (directly)
  • Operations Manager (functionally)

Specific Key Responsibilities & Activities during Tender and PROJECT

  • Understand and review of preparatory works and job cards post Engineering and design including planning and sequence of work
  • Participating to offshore survey during Engineering Phase
  • Following prefabrications in yard (if need be)
  • Participating of preparations of procedures relative to lifts as required
  • Support the Construction Superintendent for consumables, tools, equipment requirements
  • Following requisitions and technical proposals from suppliers
  • Support the Construction Superintendent for personnel requirements as Welders, Pipefitters, Riggers, Scaffolders, Supervisors
  • Preparation of materials / equipment prior to off-shore works
  • Following mobilization of personnel and hook-up Spread
  • Support planning development
  • Lead part of the construction scope under Construction Superintendent supervision.


  • Technical proposition relative to scope of work
  • Leading some limited construction aspects relative to scope of work under the directives of Construction Superintendent

Key Relationships/Stakeholders
The Deputy hook-up superintendent will regularly interface with the following:

  • With Engineering Department for preparatory works
  • With Yard regarding prefabrications
  • With Installation Engineering regarding lifting operations
  • With SCM Department for all requisitions of tools, equipment and consumables relative to scope of work


  • Participating of meeting with clients and Safety walkthrough.

Person Specification

  • Two-year technical degree (French BTS) in Structural, Mechanical, Piping, Metalwork
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in metalwork, piping, structural (refinery, nuclear, offshore)
  • Good technical knowledge in structural and piping
  • Curiosity and strong will to learn
  • Leadership regarding folks and supervisors
  • Fluent French, spoken and writing
  • Fluent English, spoken and writing
  • Experience with fabrications in yard, topsides works or lifting will be a benefit
  • Knowledge regarding estimating man-hours will be a benefit.

Organization Structure:

  • Please refer to AFRICA P&O Organisation Charts for more information.

Working Conditions

  • Based offshore during operational phase
  • Base onshore for preparation, pre-mobilization and fabrication follow up
  • Rotation system:
    • Offshore: 5 weeks ON, 5 Weeks OFF
    • Onshore: 10 weeks ON, 3 weeks OFF
    • This position is linked to Subsea 7 job capsule.

Application Closing Date
1st April, 2019.

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