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Commissioning Engineer - Instruments/Controls

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Trinidad and Tobago
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 14/08/2015
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The Role:
Participate in Commissioning team meetings and support the commissioning manager to deliver the commissioning plans. Identify Commissioning resources required to execute all stages of commissioning. Providing expertise and assurance for commissioning of Instrumentation Controls and Electrical systems and engaging with the project team. Provide commissioning progress reports to the Commissioning Manager. Provide support in developing and implementing the commissioning certification and handover process. Review and audit on handover packages and discipline site activities. Where appropriate, accept delegation from team leader act as Commissioning acceptance authority for equipment, system and facility.

Lead SIMOPS workshops for commissioning activities that are potentially impacted by other functions' major activities. Take responsibility for the Commissioning (construction site) Control of Work section in the PEP, including gaining the approval for any deviations from the CoW GDP. Coach the team about its responsibilities in relation to construction site Control of Work during commissioning e.g. work permits, LO/TO, LUN, JSA, and toolbox talks, etc. As a demonstration of safety leadership chair / lead multi-discipline routine HSSE meetings that specifically address commissioning. Lead a commissioning incident/near miss investigation and put into place the mitigations, such as changes to procedures, tool box talks and shared lessons learned systems, to reduce the risk of recurrence. Act as a facilitator or contributing team member for the Construction and Pre-Start Up PHSSERs co-coordinating and following through on actions. Analyze atmospheric and marine/land emissions during commissioning activities at the client and non- client's construction sites, ensuring that the findings are communicated as appropriate. Identify and evaluate key risks and mitigation plans associated with location (frontier, geography, language, security, climate, and community), industrial relations, type of construction, etc. Use job task analyses to identify risks associated with project commissioning activities such as temporary power generation, driving, scaffolding and ladders, lifting etc. and ensure that the responsible party is proactive in implementing mitigations and risk reduction measures

Act as the focal point for ensuring commissioning requirements are consistent with design and operating constraints. Liaise with Engineering to clarify areas of uncertainty or inconsistency. Review of all ICE engineering documents (P&ID’s, Cause & Effects, Control Narratives, Equipment Performance Specifications etc) to fully understand the design and maintain a marked up set of all AFC documents affected during commissioning and ensure the commissioning requirements are included in the FAT, EFAT & SIT, static and dynamic commissioning plans and procedures. Review control system philosophy and become familiar with operator displays, bypass etc. Review all instrument installation details and locations for construction and maintenance. Provide input and assurance in developing ITPs for all ICE equipment and systems. Attend some FATs and start bench working. Identify any special tools or equipment for FAT or commissioning crew. Assist with development of commissioning and 2 year spare parts list. Work with engineering and commissioning disciplines to develop the commissioning system boundaries and gain engineering agreement Act as focal point for transfer of engineering, vendor data to the GOC database. Engineering engagement and review of SOW’s and PO’s for vendor requirements to support commissioning and operations. Own ICE related MoCs and site queries during the commissioning period and ensure that these are directed to Engineering for response and/or action. Ensure changes are updated on commissioning plans and procedures. Interrogate the lessons learned database to ensure that recent commissioning experience is incorporated into the planning and design of the project. Manage the testing of ICE related Safety Critical Elements and ensure that all necessary commissioning data and records are completed and archived in the document management system for handover to Operations. Identify any special tools or equipment for FAT or commissioning crew. Provide assurance in constructability reviews as Commissioning representative; ensure that outputs are consistent with efficient execution of commissioning and that commissioning actions are completed and closed. Act as the Commissioning representative in the HAZOP and other design reviews

Project services
Develop an understanding of how Project Services integrates with, and informs, the commissioning process. Integrate with Project Services colleagues to become knowledgeable about planning, cost control, forecasting and estimating. Manage cost and schedule for ICE related commissioning activities, reporting and progress measurement including third party contractors. Provide input for developing detailed commissioning schedule, milestone dates, participate in review, update and ensure integration in Project MCS.

Organization Capability
Integrate Contractors, Vendors and other specialists into project reviews and execution of commissioning activities in order to leverage expertise and improve project outcome.

Act as Commissioning representative at selected FATs, EFAT, SIT and take responsibility for ensuring punch list items are documented in GoC. Review and approve all associated “A” and “B” check sheets for ICE and vendor packaged systems. Ensure compliance with all ITRs by ensuring that all discipline checklists are completed and signed; keep certification database up to date. Secure equipment / facilities preservation specification from vendors and review requirements with site / Contractor to ensure provisions are adequate.Document the findings from mechanical completion walk downs and field verification and work with the Contractor to plan the remedial action necessary to address punch list items for own system(s). Document the findings from SH1 walk downs and field verification and work with the Contractor to plan the remedial action necessary to address punch list items for own system(s). Review relative ETP’s/GP’s , Commissioning Defined Practice etc for development and alignment with commissioning plans. Work with Quality department to finalize the documentation requirement for Mechanical Completion, Commissioning /Startup and Handover to Operations. Work with the Construction group for approval of the generic AITRs. Responsible for punch list development and completion for handover to operations

Commissioning Performance
Perform the commissioning of critical process systems; identify the requirement for specialist support and equipment in sufficient time such that this can be arranged. Provide milestone dates to enable mechanical completion, installation, and start up to be incorporated into the integrated detailed commissioning plan and start-up schedule. Verify the system handover management database is kept updated and provide commissioning reports on performance and schedule. Lead commissioning crews for static and dynamic commissioning. Lead the review of detailed commissioning procedures for the critical process systems with the Commissioning and Engineering Managers. Specify cleanliness and preservation requirements, or ensure that vendor requirements are reflected in commissioning plans and procedures. Verify to Project Services commissioning hours/work scope developed in Select/Define as part of the Contractor's contract tender and submission. Approve the commissioning spares, based on the performance of similar major projects, selected equipment, and the likely consumption. Become familiar with construction planning processes by observing them during Define and Execute and apply same during construction and inspection of ICE systems

Identify commissioning impacts on production; work with Operations, Project Services, and Engineering to optimize. Provide ICE assurance and input in the Go/No Go, SUAR, PSSR and other assurance review processes relevant to Commissioning by attendance at the appropriate meetings; input relevant commissioning information and provide timely updates and closure on actions.
Provide Commissioning and Operations support during start up and post start up activities. Review of Operations and Maintenance Plans to verify alignment with the Commissioning plans and handover process to operations

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Commissioning Discipline Leads report to the Commissioning Manager for delivery of the commissioning plans for the project and is accountable for discipline reviews throughout the engineering cycle as well as planning and scheduling within their scope
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