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  • Job reference: RMS0144259

Commissioning Leader - LNG Facilities

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Paris
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/07/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (08/07/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our client is a leading oil & gas operator.

The Role:
PURPOSE OF THE SERVICE:
• Guaranty a smooth transfer in safe condition, to the Operations entity, of the “LNG Facilities”, according to start-up priorities, on schedule and on budget
• Manage the Company commissioning team under his responsibility
• Supervise all commissioning preparation and execution activities performed by the Contractor
• The “LNG Facilities” include:
• LNG trains (3 trains of 5.5 MTA capacity each)
• LNG Tanks (4 storage tanks of 160 m3 capacity each)
• Utilities (except the power plant)

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
General:
• Promote safe practice for any Project activity, and ensure that commissioning activities are performed in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with Company policies and rules
• Provide technical expertise for pre-commissioning and commissioning activities
• Ensure the implementation by the Contractor of the OPERCOM requirements
• Ensure proper reporting regarding commissioning activities
• Check the work progress against planning and recommend any necessary corrective action
• Work closely with the Operations entity, in order to assist in developing the competency and skills of the Operations personnel integrated within the commissioning entity (operators, maintenance technicians, engineers).
Commissioning preparation stage (detailed engineering)
• Ensure that the Project risks related to commissioning activities are identified and raised early, and that mitigation measures are implemented as required
• Identify and address all interface issues with other project packages with respect to commissioning
• Develop Company/Contractor interface procedures related to commissioning, as required
• Review and approve the Contractor general commissioning preparation activities (organization, resources mobilization plan, etc...)
• Review and approve the commissioning procedures developed by the Contractor (Operational Test Procedures, punch list, completion control, transfer of systems, etc…)
• Optimise the commissioning schedule in line with the start-up sequence
Pre-Commissioning execution stage (*)
• Witness some specific pre-commissioning activities performed by the Contractor (as defined and agreed with the Company Construction team who will witness most of the key pre-commissioning activities)
• Review and approve the Pre-Commissioning Dossiers at the Ready For Commissioning (RFC) stage (after approval by the Company Construction Leader).
Commissioning execution stage (*)
• Witness the key commissioning activities performed by the Contractor (including key Factory Acceptance Tests)
• Ensure proper completion of critical outstanding works and punch items prior that the systems are declared RFSU (Ready For Start-Up)
• Review and approve the Commissioning Dossiers and sign the related completion and transfer certificates.
Start-up execution stage (*)
• Provide assistance to the Start-Up team
* : The “Commissioning Leader – LNG facilities” position is valid only for the detailed engineering stage. The Service holder will then move to a CSL (Commissioning Site Leader) position when assigned to the main construction yard. As from this stage, some of the “LNG facilities”, as defined above (see § 1) will remain under his responsibility whereas others (being constructed on different yards) will not.

CHALLENGES
• Multicultural work environment (and associated language barriers)
• Relative inexperience of some Contractor personnel, and lack of knowledge in Company policies
• Physically challenging work in arctic environment
• SIMOPS (Simultaneous LNG production operations, construction and commissioning activities, within the same area)

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Professional years of experience: 10
Previous experience on LNG projects
Familiar with OPERCOM & ICAPS
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