Civil Engineering Construction Lead

February 24, 2023
  • Location: Algeria
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #12249
Civil Engineering Construction Lead required by our Client in the Oil & Energy sector to be assigned on a contract basis, located in either HBNS or El Merk, Algeria
Duration: one year+ (on-going)
Responsible for the construction of new and reconstruction of well pads, right of way for pipelines, roads, upgrading of existing roads, other infrastructure constructions like camps, offices, sewage treatment plant, etc.
28/28 rotation

  • Supervises contractors that monitor and execute construction activities.
  • Ensures that contractors comply with Groupement Berkine (GB) HSE procedures and the necessary design considerations in a timely manner
  • Monitor the ongoing works with the contractor and ensure compliance with PTW procedures
  • Ensure contractors price proposals are in accordance with the contract and price estimates are reasonably accurate as per industry practices
  • Review and approve contractor invoices for the work done
  • Prepare monthly value of work done of the contract
  • Support the ongoing construction activities by displaying a good awareness of HSE issues and imparting that protocol to the HSE site manager for control of the same
  • Liaises with Contractor Project Managers
  • Work with Engineering, Project & Construction groups to ensure that facilities are fit for purpose and operable.
  • To mentor the work crews during tasks as needed.
  • To work with Engineering to ensure that design of new facilities are fit for purpose
  • Liaise with survey contractor to ensure correct set outs for all works
  • Monitor work schedules and advise of potential delays
  • Assist in the management of interfaces including attending daily joint site walk arounds
  • Ensure training mine modules are performed and never get into an overdue condition.
  • Participate in review and development Risk Assessments, JSA’s, management of change, and field change proposals to provide input during construction of facilities.
  • Assist in the preparation of training programs for plant operators for start-up and continuing education at facilities.


  • Civil Engineering qualification and/or Construction Management/Engineering qualification required
  • At least 5 years work experience in a Construction Supervision in petroleum, petrochemical or infrastructure companies
  • Requires strong project management skills
  • Must have strong communication skills in both written and verbal areas.
  • Must be an expert in construction processes, compliance with safety and engineering standards.
  • Likely to have qualifications in Safety Management / HSE
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Safety Standards (US and International) and Permit to Work controls.
  • English language skills required, French &/or Arabic would be advantageous but is not mandatory

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