Onshore Scaffolding Focal Point

January 11, 2019
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Job Description Onshore Scaffolding Focal Point with Stork:
The Scaffolding Focal Point is an individual contributor responsible for planning detailed Work Orders for all scaffolding activities while accounting for safety/health/environmental factors, reliability, and cost in support of a particular or multiple assets.

Tasks And Responsibilities As Scaffolding Focal Point:

Primary Role Deliverables:

  • Development of optimised work packages to be executed by offshore teams
  • Champion continuous improvement of Maintenance Execution process
  • Maintain, share and present key data to drive scaffolidng delivery and performance
  • Identify and initiate Management of Change where applicable
  • SAP competent for all required transaction and reports
  • Rough cut schedule of PM/CM work scope
  • Deliver commercially accountable work as required managing cost and schedule risks for all parties. 
  • Experienced team player capable of multi-tasking and managing multiple competing priorities.
  • Effective organisation skills, time management and interpersonal skills are a must.
  • Must have proficiency in standing software packages including MS Work, Excel, SAP CMMS (Computerised Maintenance Management System) and Primavera.
  • Must be willing to build expertise in Shell systems, W-IMS, W-ECM, SAP CMMS and Primavera scheduling tools.
  • Must be proficient in scheduling and maintenance planning fundamentals.
  • Ability to develop and foster positive working relationships with Maintenance team members, asset leadership, and all asset-based personnel is a necessity.
  • Effectively interface with other Work Processes (ESP/MoC/MEC) and support facility Discipline Engineers and offshore Maintenance team as required.

Project Management and Interfaces 

  • Daily interface with offshore teams and (as required) and offshore leadership to ensure progress and remove blockers
  • Regular interface with maintenance manager discipline engineers with respect to progress
  • Responsibility for delivery of scope set in 3-month plan and any emergent work within bed and budget constraints set by the facility manager/focal point
  • Demonstrate active management of HSE, cost and schedule risk as appropriate
  • Responsibility for meeting or exceeding delivery requirements, targets and norms set as part of commercially accountable work-scopes.


  • Demonstrate exemplary behaviour to positively contribute to Stork’s safety culture
  • Ensure occupational health processes are adhered to, both during the work preparation phase and the execution phase.
  • Effectively communicate best practices and HSSEQ information with the execution teams.
  • Conduct site visits and audits to verify site compliance to quality standards and procedures.
  • Capture and record best practices, recommendations and lessons learned and contribute to continuously improve the performance.


  • The planning, monitoring and control of budgets and project expenditure for their scopes.
  • Review and approve CTR’s complied by project engineers (UK OPS and/or UK OPS support).
  • Compile and approve CTR’s relating to contractual / managerial scopes (i.e. year budgets / stocks), or multidiscipline or complex scopes
  • Review and monitor the monthly forecast to reflect the latest estimate for the assigned scopes.
  • Contribute towards the compilation of the budget for the coming year.
  • Review and approve invoices to ensure correct and accurate invoices are submitted to the client, facilitating prompt payments.

Job requirements


  • Accountable for overall delivery of assigned scopes to client requirements and expectations.
  • Ensuring the project scope of work is executed and documented in accordance with Stork agreed processes and procedures.
  • The main focal point and liaison between Stork and the client for their scopes.
  • Maintaining close liaison with their line manager, providing regular updates on project activities and performance.
  • Developing and implementing the strategy for their scopes including planning, commercial and technical aspects.
  • Delivering relevant performance KPI’s within the project.
  • Reviews and approves material / plant / equipment requests to meet requirements of the scope, budget and plan.
  • Deliver range of services meeting client expectations and requirements as set out in the contract and/or quality plan.
  • Approve personnel mobilisations to ensure competent and qualified people, suitable for the task are sent out to execute the scope.
  • Effectively identify resource requirements and deploy/request as required to liquidate all activities in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Ensure plant and equipment in use is certified, and back loaded upon completion of the scope.
  • Contribute to the duty rota to ensure 24/7 duty of care and emergency response
  • Convert all required Notifications to Awaiting approval to the correct standard and lifecycle
  • Minimise any rework by ensuring quality work order data.
  • MOC- Understand the principles of management of change.
  • Work Identification and Prioritisation- Able to create a work order from a notification ensuring the correct equipment information, CMPT ranking and relevant codes are included and verified.
  • Work and resource preparation- Create electronic work packs in CMMS (SAP) to a standard that allows the offshore execution teams to complete work tasks within budget and target finish date.
  • Understand the turnaround preparation and planning process. Ensure work that has shutdown requirements are included in the correct shutdown network.
  • Work and resource scheduling- Able to create capacity overview for the asset and load in CMMS. Rough cut approved work orders based on LAFD and material/vendor constraints.


  • Develop client relationships to maintain and further business opportunities.
  • Identify sales opportunities to grow business, such as
    • Additional services
    • New products
    • Smart / innovative solutions


  • Management of site personnel and ensuring the best utilisation of resources.
  • Support recruitment and selection of project personnel.
  • Conduct disciplinary investigations for own contract staff and staff assigned to other contracts to support and uphold company core values in line with the company’s policy and procedure.
  • Ensure compliance to the training and competence procedures of the company. 
  • Encourage the growth and development of project staff by appropriate delegation of responsibility, without loss of accountability.
  • May be line manager to a number of project team members and may carry out PP&D and performance reviews in line with company standards. See differentiating factors below.

Working conditions

Requirements For Onshore Scaffolding Focal Point:
At Stork we attach great value to the key competences of our employees. We expect you always give safety the highest priority and that you are strongly working together with others. You are a specialist in your area of expertise and you have a proactive and entrepreneurial attitude.
Specific Requirements For Project Manager (HUB Focal Point):

  • Engineering, technical, quality or commercial background/qualification


  • HND/Degree in a relevant field or equivalent qualification.



  • Member of a project team
  • Demonstrated experience in interfacing with clients.
  • Previous experience in a project engineering role 


  • Previous experience in scaffolding and access solutions
  • Previous experience in oil and gas industry
  • Knowledge of Stork and/or client Business Management Systems
  • Relevant industry experience 

Driving Licence:  Required
Offshore Travel Required:  Yes

Company Information

Stork, a Fluor company, is an expert provider of maintenance, modification and asset integrity services to the global oil and gas, chemicals and process, metals and mining, power, and manufacturing industries. We are dedicated to improving asset performance, safety and cost efficiency for our Clients throughout the complete asset life cycle.
With a team of 19,000 employees in over 100 countries, we serve more than 4,000 Clients across 6 continents.
Stork is dedicated to reducing risk, assuring safety and reducing environment impact through our award-winning value driven HSEQ platform; REACH Beyond Zero.  Whilst safety will always remain our core value, the platform not only communicates on Safety but also on Health, Environmental and Quality issues too.  We are committed to our transparent, employee-led approach to HSEQ.

Our culture and people:
As a knowledge-based integrity management company our people are our greatest asset.   Our culture and shared values underpins everything we do.  By caring for the development of our people, who are proud to contribute to Stork’s high performance culture, we provide a positive, dynamic and supportive working environment.  In turn, this aids in the enhancement of our employees’ personal development as well as career opportunities and advancement.  As part of our team we will strive to help you achieve your greatest potential.

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