Pipeline Construction Advisor

Job Title: Pipeline Construction Advisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Salary: CAD150000 - CAD200000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-11-08
Reference: BH-94145
Contact Name: Jessica Harper
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 08, 2018 15:26

Job Description

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas industry. Our client, is currently seeking a Pipeline Construction Advisor for a permanent role for a proposed LNG project. The role will require the individual to live in Vancouver/ Burnaby and eventually into the field for construction (indivudal needs to be flexible with location).

Key responsibilities: 

The Pipeline Construction Advisor reports to the Pipeline Project Manager and responsibilities include following:
  • Review and input into project construction strategy, especially for spreads, special crews, stockpiling, tie-ins and hydrotesting
  • Analyze pipeline routing on a constructability and installation basis
  • Provide practical construction inputs to the pipeline design and routing
  • Assess risk, schedule and cost of alternative construction methodologies and provide input on preferred methodologies
  • Analyze and provide input on routing, construction and installation methodologies, with special focus steep slopes, side hill work, rock work and crossings
  • Review and input on cost estimate based on construction and installation, from a crew-up basis
  • Review and input on construction schedules and march charts, including the interface with permitting, stakeholders and restricted work windows, timing
  • Review and input into geotechnical surveys, route surveys, rock surveys and other surveys
  • Review an input on route variants and micro-routing
  • Review and input on quality management plan, quality assurance plan and quality control requirements and ongoing quality control
  • Ensure international standards and best practices are adopted
  • 100% compliance with health and safety and environmental requirements

Requirements & Qualifications: 
  • Degree or Diploma in engineering within civil or technical discipline
  • Extensive Construction Management experience in large pipeline projects
  • Worked within an owners/operator group in a construction management role
  • High level of interpersonal skills and ability influence through convincing positions and arguments
  • Demonstrated ability to provide low cost options and analyze and trade-off cost, schedule and execution risk
  • Managing risks and mitigation measures
  • Reporting and communication of progress
  • Facilitating and progressing the project with external stakeholders
  • Previous experience in Canadian and BC regulatory requirements
  • Highly responsible with a demonstrated commitment to delivery of tasks and targets
  • Experience in tunneling and micro-tunneling preferred