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Piping Superintendent

Date: Aug 12, 2019

Location: Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal?, ZA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 20716 

Job Category: Administration/Support; Construction 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

The Piping Superintendent is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the piping contractors and maintaining the project performance. Superintendents coordinate work efforts and ensure activities are sequenced in accordance with the project schedule. A superintendent must be a competent person in the construction trade so that they may accurately evaluate the methods and performance in all respects of the particular scope elements of the project for which he is accountable.


Key Responsibilities


Responsible for management of supervisors and administration including supervision of contractors and their subcontractors for assigned portions of the project

Assists in the coordination of the design deliverables to support continuous and efficient construction

Communicates the identification, management and resolution of deficiencies and non-conformance to the reporting manager

Assists with site administration and record keeping procedures in accordance with the Construction Execution Plan

Assists with construction estimating, scheduling, cost control and reporting for all work being performed by the contractor in his assigned area of the project.

Job site point of contact for all contractors in his assigned area of the project


Qualifications and Experience



Technical degree or equivalent years of supervisory experience required for a leadership position

Minimum fifteen years plus onsite experience on major projects

Strong leadership skills, the ability to motivate and lead discipline-focused site teams to successfully execute the assigned scope of work

Strong written and oral communication skills

Excellent negotiation and interpersonal skills

Broad knowledge of the EPCM model of project delivery including the activities, interfaces and interdependencies of all project disciplines (engineering, procurement, construction management, and other project related disciplines)

Comprehensive knowledge and ability to practically interpret and apply good construction practice and appropriate industry standards.


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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