Brownfield Lead
JOB TITLE: Brownfield Lead
EMPLOYER: Joint Operating Company of Absheron Petroleum DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-27 LAST UPDATED: N/A DEADLINE: 2021-10-27

JOB TITLE (JOB HOLDER): Brownfield Lead


Position to report : Construction and Installation Manager
Present job holder : new recruitment


Absheron Early Production Scheme (EPS) is an early development phase to target a first gas production in 2022.
A new development phase is under study following the promising results of EPS well ABD-001.
JOCAP Joint Operating Company of Absheron Petroleum is managing the EPS phase through a Technical Services agreement with TOTAL for the subsea facilities and through an EPCI contract with BOS Shelf for the Surface facilities and tie-ins to Azneft Oil Rocks facilities.
Absheron development reference agreements are PSA, JOA and addendums..


The job holder’s overall responsibility is to supervise the Brownfield multi disciplines team in order to ensure that all fabrication, installation and pre-commissioning activities are performed safely and efficiently and in line with Company objectives.
The job holder is accountable for demonstrating an exemplary behaviour with regard to HSSE rules & requirements, with regards to the Company Ethics and “Code of Conduct” policy and for implementing and controlling these rules and requirements within his area of responsibility, and for ensuring that required HSSE competencies are within his team.
The job holder shall:
- Ensure that safety remains the main priority, at all times, during the brownfield activities.
- Monitor that all the Fabrication and Installation is in conformity with the AFC drawings, the project specifications and that the work is performed in accordance with industry best practices.
- Provide technical assistance to Contractor to meet project milestones.
- Monitor progress of the works and report to the Construction and Installation Manager daily.
- Check that the planning schedule is adhered to and report on any major deviations from it to the Construction and Installation Manager Lead, suggesting solutions.
- Identify critical activities and potential bottlenecks for the progress of the works.
- Identify deficiencies and develop solutions to assist Contractor to achieve the objectives of the project.
- Monitor the management of material supplied by the contractor for the works.
- Establish and maintain effective working relations with Contractor to ensure that Company objectives are met.
- Ensure that all technical, contractual and cost information is properly recorded, collated and available for inspection/reference.
- Coordinate daily with QA/QC Team.
- Prepare or help to prepare reports for company as required.


- Comply with the Activities described within the HSE Management System
- Take reasonable care of own Health and Safety and that of Others who may be affected by their acts at work
- Know responsibilities to environmental issues in the work areas
- Each employee, at his level of responsibility, must observe all Company Rules, Procedures and instructions in the performance of his own task
- As such his duties and areas of authority are:
- Follow HSE instructions given by Managers and supervisory personnel
- Assure of the safety of his work site before commencing work
- Take the necessary measures to avert immediate threat of danger
- Exercise such caution as is necessary to avoid danger to persons and installations or to avoid pollution
- Use tools, equipment and their safeguards correctly
- Use the provided means of personal protection correctly
- Leave the workplace behind correct and orderly, upon job completion – enforce the Company Clean Desk policy
- Report any anomaly, abnormal conditions and near miss to supervisor
- Participate actively in HSE meetings, safety talks, tool boxes, training sessions and drills
- Co-operate actively in the execution of the HSE plans
- Authority to suspend activities when there is a potential or actual threat to human life, the installation or the environment, and notify forthwith the responsible supervisor


- At least 15 years’ experience in Construction activities in oil and gas industry, with an extensive experience in brownfield and pre-commissioning activities
- Robust experience in coordinating/managing multi-disciplines Fabrication team and very good level of technical understanding of all disciplines concerned
- At least 10 years’ experience with International oil and gas projects
- Strong safety and quality culture in oil and gas International standards
- Good management skills and understanding of the contractual relationships involved
- Good background with International oil and gas Companies technical, safety and quality requirements
- Fluency in English (speaking and writing)

Interested applicants should submit their CV in English to

For candidates: Please indicate the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email. Otherwise your candidacy will not be considered.

Deadline for applications – 27th October, 2021.

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