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Commissioning Manager (Offshore)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: UK - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/06/2014
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The Role:
Fircroft are seeking an Offshore Facilities Commissioning Manager for a long term contract position with an established Oil & Gas client

Duration: 12 months rolling contract
Location: South East of the UK then onto Azerbaijan early 2015
Hours: Mon-Fri in the UK until 2015
Rotation for Azerbaijan: 6/2
Day Rate: Negotiable

Lead a multi discipline and multi-national Commissioning Team for the SD2 Offshore Facilities Project in both London and Azerbaijan
Commissioning Authority as defined within the System Management Handover Process (SHMP)
Manage the SHMP from Mechanical Completion through to System Handover
Comply with companies expectations in Safety and Quality as well as ensuring the Commissioning activities meet the Commissioning process, schedule and cost
Competent in communicating in English language, both verbally and written
Ability to work on own initiative
Good inter-personal skills
Track record in developing technical personnel into a competent workforce
Ability to produce written reports and procedures
Ability to interact with Mechanical, Electrical, Instrument and Process Engineers & Technicians
Computer literate in MS Word, MS Excel and MS Powerpoint
Deep understanding of Commissioning and Completion process’s

Demonstrate personal HSSE leadership and excellent HSE behaviours at all times, and ensure that safety expectations are communicated and maintained
Lead role for project delivery during the commissioning phase
Review engineering design and provide comments toward “commissionability “ at site
Interface with the Operations team and Start-Up Manager on expectations for handover
Establish an effective commissioning organisation and verify resources are sufficient, accounting for schedule compression, change of scope or loss of resources
Develop the commissioning requirements for the construction contracts
Set clear guidelines on recruitment, ensure competency of all commissioning personnel.
Development of Limit of System Handover (LOSH) drawings
Contribute to project execution as appropriate, especially in helping to minimise and control any change towards completion, commissioning and handover
Develop a detailed commissioning plan, in line with overall project schedule, and agree with Construction Authority detailed mechanical completion sub system handover dates
Provide sufficient resources to support development, review, approval and use of accurate commissioning procedures
Demonstrate personal commitment to the use of the commissioning procedures during safety tours, safety meetings and site inspections, and take action on items arising from verification activities
Manage the commissioning schedule and budget Develop a competency assessment and development program to meet the nationalisation process
Develop a commissioning assurance process that has clear KPI’s / audits / activities and in line with GPO requirement and gain agreement with the PGM
Develop a detailed pipe cleanliness and preservation process and agree with Construction Manager, and ensure fully implemented at site
Develop vendor support requirements, budget and scheduling
Commission the facilities in accordance with the design intent
Act as the Commissioning Authority as defined within the SHMP
Manage the SHMP process from Mechanical Completion through to System Handover
Provide commissioning support to the pre planning and execute of the offshore Hook up and Commissioning
Provide commissioning support to Operations during the start-up phase

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Minimum Recognised Engineering Degree Qualification,
(HNC/HND may be considered with appropriate experience)
Desired Chartered Engineer
Demonstrable HSSE Leadership and personal commitment to Safety
Track record of experience gained in similar oil and gas / petrochemical / power generation related international projects, in a similar role leading to development of the following skill sets:
Commissioning, start-up and operations functions
Commissioning completions / certification systems
Commissioning and handover procedures
Site Integrity Management (IM) standards and the application of IM to Commissioning
Control of Work processes during execution
Ability to work with interdisciplinary teams and communicate with discipline engineers
A proven decisive and pro-active team player with good communication skills
Proven ability to develop procedures , practices and strategies from first principles
Previous experience of project start ups

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