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Job title: Plating Foreman

Ref No: 2016-4125

Location: Aberdeen - Offshore

Project: Talisman Montrose

Duration: 3 Months

Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.

With pro-forma 2014 annualised scope revenues of £5.5 billion and over 40,000 people in more than 50 countries, the company operates across the whole of the oil and gas industry - from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products - and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.

Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

Job Description

Purpose / Role

  • To deliver a high quality, consistent and competent plating / structural supervisory construction service in accordance with project / company requirements, standards and procedures.
  • To support overall delivery of company goals and schedule.
  • To ensure all that all workscope is completed in a safe manner ensuring no detrimental impact to personnel, fabric or environment

Key aims and objectives

  • Supervision and co-ordination of Platers and associated materials
  • To perform all required discipline tasks, safely, consistently and in accordance with project requirements, procedures and specifications

Prime responsibilities and duties

  • Read, understand and implement all applicable company / project policies, working practices and procedures, ensuring at all times that the plating / structural workscope is completed safely and to a high standard.
  • Complete all workscope in accordance with applicable workpack / job card instructions, associated procedures and drawings / sketches
  • Provide support to other trades/disciplines where required, or form part of an integrated multi-discipline team.
  • Raising applicable Permit to Work (PTW) in order to complete workscope in a controlled and safe manner.
  • Undertake appropriate Risk Assessments (RA) in order to complete workscope in a safe and controlled manner.
  • Completion of probationary evaluations and assessments in accordance with AMEC's competency assurance system, CDCA

Key internal interfaces

  • Discipline Foremen and Chargehands
  • Construction Superintendent
  • SHEQ Advisor

Personnel Specification


  • BOSIET/Approved Offshore Medical
  • 4 year apprenticeship or NVQ level 2 equivalent
  • Amec Foster Wheeler's mandatory training, induction, RA, etc.
  • City and Guilds in steelwork fabrication and assembly or NVQ level 3 in associated trade


  • Demonstrable experience as a Plater
  • Demonstrable experience in a supervisory/foreman position in a plating role
  • Demonstrable offshore experience as a plating foreman.

Personal qualities, aptitudes and skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members
  • Demonstrable commitment to safety
  • Flexibility, able to adapt and comply with Company/Client requirements.
  • Ability to work with, interact with other disciplines
  • Confident, ability to work on own initiative.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Has a desire to learn and develop within the role

Competencies - technical

  • Ability to read/understand procedures/specifications/drawings/etc in particular those pertaining to the plating workscope.
  • Ability to complete the certification req

Company Info
Amec Foster Wheeler

United Kingdom

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