SPIE Oil & Gas Services (part of the SPIE Group) provides a complete range of services to some of the world’s largest oil and gas companies through its network of offices in 25 countries across Africa, the Middle-East and Asia-Pacific.

Our turnover has more than doubled in the last few years thanks to the dedication of our 4,000 employees to whom we give training, recognition, and genuine opportunities for career development. In order to support this growth, SPIE Oil & Gas Services is always seeking talented individuals to join its teams.

Job Position: Shutdown Civil & Structural Supervisor / Coordinator – M/F

Job Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

  1. SPIE Nigeria Services is looking for a Shutdown Civil / Structural Coordinator to join our Shutdown Planning and execution Team for the upcoming 2024 & 2025 Major FPSO Shutdowns.
  2. You should be capable of supporting us with the management and control of all maintenance, operations and construction-related activities in line with industry best practices and will be instrumental in the optimization, planning and safe and timely delivery of the shutdown.
  3. This role will report to the Shutdown Superintendent and include numerous interfacing and liaisons with the COMPANY’s Department Leads, Contractors, Suppliers and Vendors.
  4. Shutdown Management Plans, Project Execution Plans, Work Package Development.
  5. Ability to manage client relationships and lead teams in complex situations.
  6. Safety, Quality, Shutdown Coordination, Projects Coordination, Small Capital Projects.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Accountable for the safe and successful execution of all planned Shutdowns within their remit in line with the Shutdown Management processes, procedures, and SDMS.
  2. Work with the Shutdown, Maintenance, and Production Superintendent to define and plan the scope.
  3. Conduct Site visits, RAs and walk-downs, and estimate and prepare Projects Execution Plans.
  4. Convert worklist into properly defined Job Scopes, and lead in preparing and developing Work Packages.
  5. Proactive with a “can do” attitude and an ability to find solutions within a fast-paced environment.
  6. Facilitate Shutdown meetings to report progress, communicate risks, address support requests, and make key decisions.
  7. Develop Shutdown strategy documents to capture all business objectives and the methodology for successful delivery.
  8. Ensure that all lessons learned from previous outages are acted on and new lessons learned are captured rigorously and reviewed post Shutdown.
  9. Coordinate with the overall TAR team and all stakeholders to ensure clarity on objectives and that all are clear on the process and goal.
  10. Help to facilitate an open and honest “one team approach” to TAR planning and execution with involvement and commitment from the onshore and offshore teams.
  11. Participate in internal peer reviews to identify opportunities and threats.
  12. Ensure a dynamic risk management process is followed, including risk ranking of all work scopes, identification of HSE risks during execution activities, and implementing appropriate mitigation.
  13. Manage and resolve any issues with work scope sponsors, offshore team, or steering committee.
  14. Work with the Shutdown Planner to develop an integrated P6 plan, a strategy for growth management, status reports, KPI metrics and appropriate progress reporting tools.

Job Requirements

  1. A background in Project, Maintenance or Operational engineering either onshore or offshore.
  2. Experience of delivering Shutdown’s or projects within an offshore oil and gas environment (FPSO experience highly beneficial).
  3. Understanding of oil and gas engineering processes. Applied knowledge of shutdown, project and maintenance planning processes.
  4. Good knowledge of offshore construction activities.
  5. Ability to communicate effectively with Management, Operations, Maintenance, Construction and Vendor teams.
  6. Willingness to travel offshore as required (BOSIET & offshore survival).
  7. Willingness to take on a role that will be both challenging and demanding at times requiring full commitment and focus.
  8. Flexibility required during shutdown period. Pro-active with a “can do” attitude and an ability to find solutions within a fast-paced environment.

Candidate criteria:

  • Minimum level of experience required: 10 years or more

Required authorisations:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent experience
  2. Willingness to travel offshore as required (BOSIET & offshore survival)


  • English (E-Native or bilingual proficiency)

What Can We Offer You?

  • We offer a variety of stimulating and evolving experiences: exciting projects, learning from professionals and immersed in international culture.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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