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  • Job reference: RMS0159105

Topsides commissioning engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 15/07/2015
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The Company:
Our Client is one of the world's largest energy companies with over 95,000 employees in 100 countries around the world, providing its customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, retail services and petrochemicals products for everyday items. Our Client's brand has grown to become recognised worldwide for quality gasoline, transport fuels, chemicals and alternative sources of energy such as wind, solar and biofuels.

The Role:
Reporting to the Topsides Commissioning Team Leader.


•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..
•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 team leader in implementing the commissioning certification and handover process and ensure that the commissioning team leader is kept informed on overall progress.
•Act as commissioning acceptance authority for new equipment and facilities.
•Provide trouble-shooting support following start-up.
•Work with the operations towards achieving the first year operability targets.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Essential criteria & qualifications
•Previous experience of working offshore
•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
oCommissioning engineering and commissioning certification systems
oCommissioning and handover procedures.
oSite integrity management (IM) standards and the application of IM to commissioning
oOperating 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 crit
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