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Piping Supervisor


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Piping Supervisor


$ 4500 to $ 7500 per month


Donoso, PANAMA


January 4 2024

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An experienced Piping supervisor is being sought by First Quantum for their Copper Processing Plant at Cobre Project which is located in Panama. The roster for this job is in an 8/2 format, and the candidate must possess the skills mentioned below. The role is to supervise and coordinate the installation of all piping works at the Process Plants according to P and ID’s, isometric and GA drawings while complying with the relevant specifications of the pipe

Main responsibilities:

- Listing per line by the stipulated specifications
- Ensuring maximum productivity
- Planning and organizing piping work packages daily and weekly
- Inspecting works in progress to ensure that the specifications and standards are conformed to by the artistry, and piping schedules are adhered to
- Capturing and reporting progress whenever required by the Project Controls Manager
- Optimizing the utilization of plant and resource
- Identifying any potential or actual slippages, and discussing it with the Area Manager
- Controlling and monitoring the hour utilization of each man for all activities related to piping
- Daily, weekly, and monthly workforce distribution planning
- Coordinating and liaising with the Managers to ensure the smooth workflow at all work fronts
- Providing the Area Manger backup in managing and handling the pipe work packages, and providing technical advice whenever required
- Ensuring all the work is carried out safely, and befitting the Company’s high standards
- Ensuring the safety management programs and safety objectives are followed strictly, and the required actions are taken against defaulters to prevent recurrence of such defaults
- Ensuring all work is carried out to the quality required in the best manner possible, and within the best engineering practices guidelines of the industry
- Verifying that adequate effort is being put in areas such as productivity, safety, and quality
- Stopping processes that do not meet the requirements specified, and ensuring that the carried out rework is acceptable
- Motivating, directing, aligning, and guiding the team to get the best performance, monitor the performance, and provide feedback
- Taking ownership of the individual project’s success and failure, and resorting to the necessary corrective measures to avoid future recurrence
- Carrying out other responsibilities as assigned by the section head


- Skill in planning and execution
- A proven leadership quality, and a proficient skill in communication
- A minimum of 6 years’ experience in piping supervision in the Mining, Oil and Gas industry or any related field
- Fluency in English language communication, orally or written
- Familiarity with the applicable safe working practices, quality, and standards
- Ability to manage or control a multi-national workforce
- Ability to assist in ensuring a project is properly closed out, including transmittal of final documentation to operations.

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