Bilfinger is a leading international industrial services provider, active primarily in Continental Europe, Northwest Europe, North America, and the Middle East. With over 4,500 skilled employees in North America, Bilfinger delivers its services across multiple industries that include petrochemical, oil & gas, consumer goods, energy and utilities, and government services. Bilfinger has offices in 40 states, and our project portfolio covers the entire value chain from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, maintenance, plant expansion, and turnarounds to environmental technologies and digital applications.  We have over 100 years of industrial experience on projects as small as $500 and as large as $40M, performed in every time zone of the United States.


Rope Access Foreman (Level 3) Gulf of Mexico Platforms- Offshore


Position Summary:


Bilfinger is a leading international services contractor with a proven track record in providing integrated, multi-disciplined support services and maintenance solutions to international blue-chip clients, primarily in the energy, petrochemical, industrial, and utilities sector. We are currently recruiting for multi-disciplined candidates with Rope Access Level 3. These positions require an experienced, self-motivated, safety-conscious individuals.  These individuals must possess the skills required to lead, motivate, and direct craftsmen in the day to day execution of the work scope. The optimal candidate will have a basic working knowledge of OSHA safety guidelines. Work locations may vary (offshore). 


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Must have good communication and network skills
  • Must have good teamwork skills, ability to coordinate with different department heads within the company.
  • Preferably to have a strong background in the Pipeline, Petrochemical and/or Oil & Gas Market Sectors
  • Must have ability to perform various technical services while working on ropes. 
  • SPRAT Rope Access Level 1, 2 or 3 certifications 
  • NDT level 2 Certifications are a plus
  • Offshore Experience Required
  • TWIC Card
  • Safe Gulf
  • Responsible for the immediate supervision, implementation, and oversight of the rope access program at the work site
  • Communicate and coordinate with clients and their safety representatives regarding rope access safety and rescue procedures
  • Ensure that all procedures are understood prior to the start of work
  • Complete all required planning, safety meetings and documentation, including work permits, job hazard analyses, safety meetings and rescue plans
  • Ensure that the proper personal protective equipment (PPE) to be used
  • Identify work zones and ensure the safety of any personnel or public who may enter these zones.
  • Make certain that a prompt rescue of rope access personnel can be accomplished and that emergency services are available
  • Make certain that all equipment on the work site is protected from damage and is maintained in a safe condition throughout the work
  • Ensure that any rope access equipment that is damaged at the work site is removed from service
  • Mentor junior employees in rope access and working procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned



Basic Qualifications:


  • They must be goal oriented and have the ability to remain focused under pressure. 

  • Advancement is based on past performance, work history and tenure. 

  • Change of status must be initiated by a superintendent and cosigned by the department manager.

  • They must possess a full understanding of mechanical work procedures, schedules, and plans. 

  • Intellectually the worker must be able to apply and interpret principles of rational systems (bookkeeping, engines, electronics, building), to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; must be competent in beginning algebra and geometry and should be skilled in the computation of discount, interest, profit and loss; commission, markup, and selling price; ratio, proportion; and percentage.

  • The worker must be able to read safety rules, instructions in the use and maintenance of shop tools and equipment, and methods and procedures in mechanical drawing and layout work.

  • The worker must able to write reports and letters with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar.

  • The worker must be able to speak, using correct English before an audience with poise, voice control, and confidence.

  • The amount of specific job training required to learn the techniques, information, and facility needed for average performance in this position is from 4 to 10 years.



Please reach out to Velma Arismendez  ( ) in case of any questions related to this position. 


Bilfinger Inc.   is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veterans/Disabled. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other legally protected characteristics.


This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.

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