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  • Job reference: RMS0118308

Commissioning Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: London and South East - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/11/2012
  • Time left:
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    (26/11/12)
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The Company:
Our Client is a Leading Global Operator in the Oil and Gas Industry.

The Role:
• Demonstrate HSSE leadership and help to coach individuals working in the project who are less familiar with HSSE expectations.
• Develop and review commissioning procedures and strategies.
• Ensure that discipline engineering requirements are included in the commissioning procedures.
• Attend appropriate design reviews, factory acceptance tests, site acceptance tests, rotating equipment test runs and other testing and acceptance activities as required.
• Manage the preparation of commissioning handover packs.
• Ensure that commissioning spare parts, consumables, temporary and testing equipment are identified and procured in time for commissioning activities.
• Manage the identification of system battery limits and the breakdown into Mechanical Completion (MC) packages that can usefully be commissioned.
• Ensure that construction-related certification is managed in accordance with the certification management system to mechanical completion (MC).
• Prepare a commissioning plan. The plan should be consistent with the project safety and quality plans.
• Liaise with Commissioning Planning Engineer to develop commissioning schedules.

During Construction / Commissioning stage
• Manage construction / completion activities and to ensure compliance with commissioning expectations.
• Provide technical assurance that construction activities are performed and completed to the required project standards in compliance with an approved completions database.
• Accept the mechanical completion of systems.
• Provide supervision and guidance during the commissioning of discipline related activities.
• Lead a team of commissioning supervisors and technicians for the development and execution of pre commissioning and commissioning activities
• Act as the commissioning focal point for coordinating commissioning with the construction teams and project engineering disciplines.
• Review handover packages discipline site activities and handover package reviews and audits.
• Act as commissioning authority during commissioning.
• Provide trouble shooting support during commissioning and post start-up.
• Manage vendor callouts.
• Provide detailed commissioning records including daily reports and shift handover notes.
• Ensure that commissioning activities are co-ordinated and managed with other commissioning engineers.
• Manage the commissioning certification engineer and commissioning supervisors executing field activities.
• Provide assurance through audit of the construction process through to mechanical completion (MC).
• Manage ‘powered up’ checks after MC.
• Liaise with discipline engineers when necessary e.g. elec / inst /mech/process.
• Ensure that punch lists and engineering queries are closed out prior to handover to operations.
• Support the commissioning manager in implementing the commissioning certification and handover process and ensure that the commissioning manager is kept informed on overall progress.
• Perform preparatory inspections of modules and equipment at the fabrication facility prior to equipment release.
• Act as commissioning acceptance authority for new equipment and facilities.
• Ensure that operating and maintenance manuals are either updated or produced prior to handover to operations.
• Ensure that any changes to the commissioning strategy or the facilities design are managed in accordance with the appropriate management of change (MoC) process.

During Operations

• Provide trouble-shooting support following start-up.
• Work with the operations towards achieving the first year operability targets.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Can demonstrate HSSE leadership, particularly when managing vendors and sub- contractors.
• Awareness of safety management for offshore operations and have demonstrated personal commitment to Safety.
• Detailed knowledge and experience of
• Commissioning engineering and commissioning certification systems
• Commissioning and handover procedures.
• Site integrity management (IM) standards and the application of IM to commissioning
• Operating strategy and operations goals
• Ability to work with interdisciplinary teams and communicate with discipline engineers.
• A proven decisive and proactive team player with good communications skills.
• Ability to develop procedures, practices and strategies from first principles
• Broad knowledge of commissioning and the engineering design process
• Ability to work away from home assignment.
• Ability to work extended periods of time away from home.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Previous experience of working offshore
• Previous experience of working in fabrication yard.
• Previous knowledge and experience of working with GOC
• Previous experience of working in construction yards in Far East
• Basic Offshore Induction and Safety Emergency Testing (BOISET) and Health certification for offshore working will be required before offshore mobilisation
• Previous supervisory experience

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