Mechanical Project Lead

  • Competitive
  • United States New Mexico Carlsbad
  • Contract
  • Construction & Infrastructure
 The DBW Project Lead provides leadership and direction for construction, installation, and maintenance activities. We work together with members of the Operations and Engineering to safely execute our plans and support our zero-incident culture.
Key Accountabilities
  • Onsite supervising and coordinating of facility construction, pipeline construction, location and road construction, compressor installation and pipeline repair in an assigned geographical area.
  • Being able to work independently without supervision, guiding contractor on daily work activities.
  • Directing all assigned construction, pipeline, and maintenance activities to ensure that work is performed in compliance with Safety Policies and Procedures as well as applicable environmental and regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinating with Engineering and Operations to achieve established objectives and to minimize interruptions to operations.
  • Be able to write applicable permits as needed, work SIMOPS with Operations as needed on “Brown Field “projects.
  • Be able to review LOTO packages for correctness, walk out process piping for LOTO accuracies.
  • Involved in identifying, applying, and verifying the construction to design criteria and specifications.
  • Review daily work tickets, invoices, verify billing, expenditures, and cost-control on assigned projects. Responsible for daily reporting in Caps Pad.
  • Assist in the development of Project Execution Plans.
  • Participate in P&ID and other instrument and control drawing reviews
  • Participate in process hazard analysis and constructability reviews
  • Complete all required documentation within the work packet and participate in project close outs.
  • Training and/or auditing contract personnel on policies and procedures.
  • Hold contractor accountable, be willing to “STOP” any unsafe acts.
  • Be a Safety Leader.
Required and Preferred Skills and Experience
• 7+ years of experience in the oil and gas industry
• Advanced proficiency with P&ID and isometrics.
  • Proficient with Microsoft office suite.
  • 10+ years of construction/operation experience
  • 5+ years of project management experience
  • Understanding of Well Control theories and techniques 
  • Understanding of field operations and construction operations.
  • Technical training, or equivalent operations and maintenance experience.
  • Extensive operational, troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance experience in Construction Base work settings
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish and English

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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