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Commissioning Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 16/06/2016
  • Time left:
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The Company:
Is a leading worldwide operator with existing assets operating in Australia.

The Role:
Our client has a current requirement for an Commissioning Specialist to work in Longford, Melbourne at a Gas Plant. The contract position is due to commence on the 1st July and will run for 4 months and the Client has a strong preference for the successful candidate to already reside in Melbourne. The position will report to the Commissioning Lead and will have the following responsibilities;


• Strong technical skills within the specified discipline (e.g., Mechanical, Rotating Machinery, Electrical, Telecoms, Instrumentation) with a significant portion of experience being ‘hands-on’ fieldwork in their respective discipline
• Collaboration with the Contractor to ensure requirements for commissioning activities are clearly understood and adhered to.
• Ability to efficiently work with other groups (engineering, construction, quality) to resolve issues
• Good communication skills and assertiveness to intervene when work is being done unsafely or not per required procedure
• Leadership to ensure project priorities of safety, quality, and schedule are achieved.

• Be familiar with the Contract Scope of Work and all Systems Completion Project Design Specifications (PDSs) including specified discipline PDSs addressing installation and commissioning
• Prepare, or review and provide input to Contractor deliverables including but not limited to P&IDs, ISOs, Procedures, Schedules, Plans, Check Sheets, Fishbone Diagrams, Skylines, Loop Folders, Leak Test Packs, Work Packs, PTW, TCPs, etc.
• Participate in appropriate FATs and SITs; document completed testing and identify deficiencies
• Participate in or lead toolbox talks and daily work coordination meetings; communicate status to planning and leadership
• Provide onsite leadership to workforce to ensure safe execution of commissioning activities; support the review of systems ready for MC acceptance to ensure safety issues are addressed prior to commissioning
• Prepare permits, isolations, and resources for performance of daily work activities
• Act as Area Authority (AA) or Isolating Authority (IA) in Commissioning Work Management System
• Monitor execution of work in the field to ensure compliance with approved procedures and processes; identify quality issues early and work with Contractor to resolve them
• Monitor workforce to ensure worker competency and deliver discipline specific training as needed
• Participate in walk downs to review completion of facility scope and identify outstanding work lists and punch list items; perform punch closure verification as needed
• Guide/Train/Mentor Contractor workforce as needed to ensure final facility is constructed, commissioned, and documented per Company expectations when in an oversight role; potential to do ‘hands-on’ work in situations where the Contractor is not meeting expectation
• Provide troubleshooting expertise, support root cause failure analyses, and coordinate closure of outstanding items
• Engage Operations in mechanical completion walk downs and commissioning activities to familiarize and train Operators on equipment
• Support transition to Operations through participation in required post-start-up functional testing.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
10+ years applicable experience
Discipline, appropriate certification(s) or equivalent professional experience
Proficient in Work Management Systems
Effective communication skills; ability to clearly and concisely describe conditions in the field and recommend remediation steps
Team Player; exhibits effective teamwork when working with persons over whom the person may have no direct authority and willingness to assist others
Ability to adapt to tight deadlines, heavy workloads, and frequent changes in priorities
Knowledgeable of Project Completions activities and typical commissioning practices including typical Systems Completion Database software (e.g., WinPCS, MC+, CoConsole, Orbit)
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs

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