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  • Job reference: RMS0169617

Subsea Commissioning Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Baku
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 14/07/2016
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (05/08/16)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Role:
Basic Skills required
• Competent in communicating in English language both verbally and written
• Excellent inter-personal skills allowing seamless interaction with team members, discipline engineers & technicians
• Ability to produce written reports and procedures to high standards expected by Company.
• Computer literate in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, MS Visio and Certification Databases (Preferably GoCompletions provided by qedi)
• Ability to work on own initiative.



• Develop precommissioning and commissioning procedures and associated engineering documentation for Subsea structures, Pipelines and Flowlines
• Performance manage contractor precommissioning and commissioning activities on site. (Onshore & Offshore)
• Oversee and review all pipeline / flowline precommissioning and commissioning related documentation provided by the installation and commissioning contractors to ensure that it meets the project objectives and standards
• Ensure strict compliance with project approved Engineering Technical Practice’s (ETPs) and specifications
• Liaise with the subsea suppliers, pipe lay contractors, SPS contractor, topside fabricator and subsea installation contractors to ensure interfaces are managed efficiently and commissioning philosophies and procedures are compatible
• To assist with the planning and scheduling of SD2 subsea systems pipeline / flowline commissioning sequences
• Ensure the SD2 Subsea Commissioning Manager is kept fully appraised of key issues, status and outstanding actions
• Ability to coordinate and manage contractors to achieve safe, efficient and seamless startup of the SD2 system
• To liaise with operations start up team in developing the overall SD2 project start up strategy
• Knowledge of all subsea structures utilised on the SD-2 project such as PMAs, SSIVs, HIPPS and their associated workings and intervention requirements as per ISO 13628-8
• Develop system boundary limits such as leak test and hydrotest limits for pre-commissioning activities
• Understand subsea preservation and hydrate prevention using hygroscopic fluids and linear & cross linked gel technology
• Knowledge of Umbilical pre-commissioning activities and associated requirements
• HSSE responsibilities;
o Assist in the HSSE delivery and promote safety & environmental responsibility in all aspects of Pre-Commissioning & Commissioning
o Participate in engineering and process safety reviews including Integrity Risk Reviews, HAZIDs and HAZOPs
o Ensure commissioning / technology risks, especially high consequence risks are identified and managed effectively
• Subsea System Handover Management responsibilities:
o Fill in when the certification engineer is absent or provide support to certification engineer when required
o Liaison with key personnel from Construction, Commissioning & Operations to ensure a smooth and efficient System Handover Management (SHM) process is developed/maintained
o Full understanding of how the System Handover Management database is created, from how the subsea field is numbered and split into sub-system and systems, verification of tags, creation of check sheets and certification and programming of the GoCompletions software
o Co-ordination with Engineering, Construction Contractor, and client's Project team to ensure all certification requirements are achieved, this includes completion of Inspection Release Notes and compiling extensive MC1 and SH1 certification packs.
o Develop and produce reports as required by Management, with the ability to develop specialist reports where required.
o Develop and maintaining up to date Limit of System Handover (LOSH) drawings for construction installation and commissioning test limits
o Ensure all Engineering data for upload into Go Completions is verified as valid

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Recognized certificate in engineering discipline (City & Guilds, ONC/OND, HNC/HND or Engineering Degree) or minimum of 20 years’ experience working on major projects globally.

• Offshore Survival Course – BOSIET
• Previous employment in an engineering / installation company with experience of developing project documentation through the Select, Define and Execute phases of the same project.
• Demonstrate HSSE Leadership and personal commitment to Safety
• Awareness of client's or similar safety management systems
• Ability to work with interdisciplinary teams and communicate with discipline engineers
• A proven decisive and pro-active team player with good communication skills
• Demonstrate knowledge of flowline, pipeline and umbilical pre-commissioning and commissioning specifications and industry standards
• Demonstrate Knowledge of Intervention on subsea production systems as per ISO 13628-8
• Proven ability to develop specifications, methodologies and philosophies,

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