Construction Lead

Job Overview


Wood is currently recruiting for a Construction Lead in Basra, Iraq on 6 weeks on / 2 weeks off rotation.


Job Purpose:            

  • Oversee the execution of fabrication, construction, and hookup
  • Coordinate activities of site safety, technical, and quality inspection personnel
  • Determine if corrective actions are needed in order to meet project objectives, and work to have these implemented
  • Report progress, performance, initiatives, issues, and challenges to Construction Site Manager or Project Manager as appropriate


  • Champion the Company Sites Leadership Expectations
  • Champion on-site safety awareness and safe performance with contractor and among Project Team members
  • Interface with contractor on a day to day basis
  • Provide input in the review and development of contractor’s detailed plans and procedures
  • Monitor and appraise contractor’s performance and recommend corrective action to be taken where deficiencies are detected; verify actions are taken
  • Coordinate resolution of construction related issues with guidance from supervisor
  • Establish, implement, and maintain verification process for mechanical completion
  • Utilize best practices, Comes, and other current Construction systems/tools
  • Ensure appropriate materials management system is implemented at site
  • Coordinate with on-site personnel regarding planning and implementation of fabrication, construction, and mechanical completion activities
  • Participate in company’s learned reviews and provide input to close-out report sections upon completion of work
  • Ensure execution of the contract is in compliance with contract specifications


Skills/ Qualifications

  • BS in Engineering, Construction Management
  • 12+ Years’ experience in-field Construction planning, execution, and completions
  • 10+ years site experience
  • Mechanical / Electrical  background with multidiscipline construction expertise preferred   
  • Past Construction Site Lead experience on major capital project