Projects Construction Superintendent


Fife, FIF, GB

Company:  ExxonMobil


About us


At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.


The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 


We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.


ExxonMobil has operated in the U.K. for more than 135 years. We are best known today for the marketing of our Esso fuels and Mobil 1 lubricants and for our petrochemicals. We have refining and chemical operations in the UK, we operate the UK’s biggest private pipeline network and we retain a non-operated share in a number of fields in the North Sea. More recently, we are developing our involvement in lower emission projects in the UK, building on our experience in carbon capture and storage (CCS), hydrogen production and biofuels.


An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last. Our commitment to you runs deep: our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance, and life. We offer an excellent remuneration and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, defined benefit pension scheme, share incentive plan and private health care for employees and their families.


Please note benefits may be changed from time to time without notice, subject to applicable law.


The closing date for this role is Friday 21st April 2023.

What you will do


  • Manage the Fife Ethylene Plant (FEP) project construction group with respect to typical HR supervisory responsibilities
  • Coordinate all FEP project construction activities through the project field superintendents, SSHE advisor and project scheduler
  • The FEP construction superintendent is the Execution Contract Field Coordinator for the incumbent project contractor. Managing, contractor safety for all contractors working within their area of responsibility
  • Ensures ExxonMobil and contractor plans are developed, adequately resourced with competent personnel and implemented for each project with regard to timeliness of execution within the project objectives of safety, quality, schedule and budget. 
  • Develops and maintains sound interface relationships between individual contractors and sub-contractors and between contractors/sub-contractors and other Site departments.
  • Establish and maintains adequate communications and controls within the project team, including the engineering/construction interface.  This shall include confirmation that the contractor/sub-contractor has received all necessary information (e.g. Engineering and SHE) and the project SHE Plan.
  • Appraise the level of SSHE engagement achieved by the workforce using Loss Prevention System  tools and initiating coaching as required.
  • Reviews the construction contractor’s implementation of site security, fire protection, safety regulations and project SSHE Plan requirements.
  • Identifies problem areas in project execution and provide resource as appropriate to support the project team.
  • With reference to ExxonMobil Project "Job Families" establish training requirements and career development needs to maintain and enhance competency of Field Superintendents and ensure these needs are met.
  • Seeks out opportunities for improving cost effectiveness/cost reductions in all activities associated with project execution.
  • Monitors and validates the implementation of systems and procedures to ensure compliance of management controls with the Project Group and contractor organization under their control.
  • Ensures group and site management is updated of project progress through formal and informal management reporting systems.
  • Typically, the FEP construction Superintendent, assisted by the nominated Field Superintendent, will fulfil the duties of the Principal Contractor under CDM.  

About you


  • Project Management professional with appropriate experience in project management work in detailed design, procurement and construction of Refinery and Chemical process plants.


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Conditions of Employment

Successful candidates will be made a conditional offer of employment. The conditions include, but are not limited to: a satisfactory criminal records disclosure; satisfactory employment references over five years (where applicable); verification of qualifications, including any professional accreditation stated in the application; completion of a pre-employment medical, including a test for illicit or unprescribed drugs in accordance with the Company's safety policies; and the legal right to work on the agreed commencement date.


Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

ExxonMobil and its United Kingdom subsidiary companies, Esso Petroleum Company, Limited, and ExxonMobil Chemical Limited, are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. All applicants are offered equal opportunity to demonstrate their abilities during our recruitment processes, therefore, please contact the Recruitment Team if you wish to discuss any particular requirements to enable you to complete our recruitment process.


Nothing herein is intended to override the corporate separateness of local entities. Working relationships discussed herein do not necessarily represent a reporting connection, but may reflect a functional guidance, stewardship, or service relationship. 


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