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Kent Recruitment

Offshore Construction Supervisor / Superintendent

Perth – Australia
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Join us. Unleash your energy within.

If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.

Our purpose and beliefs:

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:





Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us:

Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:

We recognise that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

The Opportunity:

Kent is a Tier 1 EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) Contractor operating in the Resources sector, with a primary focus on traditional energy projects as well as initiatives related to energy transition. With a reputation for excellence in delivering complex projects, Kent is committed to sustainable practices and innovation in the construction industry.

We are seeking either a Offshore Construction Supervisor looking to make the move to Superintendent, or a Superintendent to join our team based in the Perth office. This position will be Perth based to begin with, and then work back to back with our current Offshore Construction Superintendent to execute works offshore.

This position is responsible for overseeing and managing the day-to-day activities of the construction team, ensuring the safe and efficient completion of offshore construction projects. The Offshore Construction Superintendent works closely with the Offshore Construction Manager, and / or Project Manager and various project stakeholders to deliver projects on time and within budget while maintaining the highest standards of safety and quality.

Show Us Your Skills!

We would need to see this qualifications & experience…

  • A technical qualification, or a relevant trade in engineering or a related field (pref. Mechanical or Piping).
  • Previous experience in offshore Oil & Gas (Mandatory)
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in construction management, with offshore experience, and a strong background in EPC projects.
  • Proven experience in developing construction execution plans and methodologies
  • Excellent project management skills, including resource management, scheduling, and budgeting.
  • Strong leadership and team-building abilities.
  • Knowledge of traditional energy and energy transition projects is highly desirable.
  • Proficiency in relevant construction software and tools.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to travel to client offices, work sites, fabrication yards, and other Kent offices as required..
  • Applied technical knowledge of the upstream oil & gas or petrochemical industry including whole of asset lifecycle experience.
  • Understanding of Project controls function covering planning (Primavera), cost control, cost management systems, document management systems and Quality Assurance.


  • Work/Life balance friendly workplace
  • Inclusion & Belonging Program
  • Health insurance discount
  • Work for a brand that's been in the industry for over 100 years.
  • Great Culture | Safety Focused | Collaborative Team
  • Opportunity to work on some of the largest Projects on the energy world stage.

We foster an environment where you are challenged professionally and empowered to take the lead on your career development with the support and guidance of our leaders. We’re committed to making sure that every single person uses their time with us to gain valuable experience and skills for their future, so why not pursue your career with us today!

Please note, all applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia.

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