Fabrication Manager Job in Nigeria

 WTS Energy provides recruitment and manpower services for the global oil and gas and energy industries. We supply engineers and consultants to our clients' projects and operations, and perform employment outsourcing services such as workforce management in oil and gas regions around the world. WTS Energy operates globally with offices in 14 countries and is operational in over 50 countries.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Fabrication Manager

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Roles and Responsibilities
Project Planning and Coordination:

  • Oversee the planning and scheduling of fabrication activities in alignment with project timelines and requirements of maintenance, installation and crude refining project.
  • Coordinate with project managers, engineers, and other stakeholders to ensure seamless integration of fabrication processes into the overall project plan.

Resource Management:

  • Manage and allocate resources, including manpower, equipment, and materials, to meet fabrication project needs.
  • Optimize resource utilization to achieve project efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

Quality Assurance:

  • Ensure that fabrication activities comply with project specifications, industry standards, and quality control procedures.
  • Implement and monitor quality assurance programs to achieve high-quality fabrication outcomes.
  • Conduct regular inspections of fabricated components and assemblies, identifying non-conformances promptly.

Health, Safety, and Environmental Compliance:

  • Enforce and promote adherence to safety protocols, environmental regulations, and industry best practices in the fabrication process.
  • Conduct regular safety audits and address any safety concerns promptly.

Budget Management:

  • Develop and manage budgets for fabrication projects, ensuring cost control and efficient resource allocation.
  • Monitor and report on project financial performance, identifying and addressing cost overruns.

Vendor and Supplier Management:

  • Collaborate with vendors and suppliers to ensure the timely delivery of materials and equipment required for fabrication.
  • Evaluate and select suppliers based on quality, cost, and reliability.

Team Leadership and Development:

  • Lead and manage the fabrication team, providing direction, coaching, and support.
  • Foster a positive and collaborative work environment, encouraging continuous improvement and professional development.


  • Provide clear instructions and communicate effectively with all stakeholders, including project managers, engineers, and clients.

Documentation and Reporting:

  • Maintain comprehensive records of fabrication activities, including progress reports, material usage, and quality control documentation.
  • Prepare and present regular updates to project management on the status of fabrication projects.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or a related field.


  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in fabrication management and activities, with a proven track record in construction, maintenance, and crude refining projects.


  • Professional certification in welding or fabrication inspection (e.g., AWS Certified Welding Inspector, CWI)

Technical Skills:

  • Strong technical knowledge of fabrication processes, welding techniques, and materials.
  • Familiarity with industry codes, standards, and regulations related to fabrication.

Project Management:

  • Proven experience in project management, including planning, execution, and monitoring.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Leadership and Communication Skills:

  • Excellent leadership and team management skills.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to communicate with diverse stakeholders.

Budgeting and Cost Control:

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage project budgets.
  • Experience in identifying cost-saving opportunities and implementing cost-control measures.

Safety Awareness:

  • Thorough understanding of safety protocols and practices in fabrication projects.

Computer Skills:

  • Proficient in using project management software and other relevant tools.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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