Lead Engineer Commissioning- Instrumentation & Control

Job type: Contract
Job ref: 33652
Published: 2 months ago
Startdate: 27 September 2023 - 27 September 2023



Lead Engineer Commissioning- Instrumentation & Control


Proven knowledge of Instrumentation and Control Commissioning and seasoned project/site experience to support the successful commissioning of any project including hull/topsides/mooring facilities right from the preparation phase to the execution phase.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in Engineering Reviews and Engineering Validation Activities including but not limited to HAZID, HAZOP, Studies, Operability, Front Loading Commissioning in design, SCE’s and Performance standards in Commissioning Procedures.

  • To independently review & develop various complex commissioning deliverables, analyze the documents and highlight the shortfalls through vigorous review process and address these shortfalls with the team.

  • Develop Onshore and Offshore Commissioning Procedures for Instrumentation and Control Systems.

  • To support in developing project deliverables as per project & client requirement

  • Prepare & Review of company development work methodology / procedures.

  • Capable of managing demanding expectations of clients which may range from addressing gaps to unexpected work scope variations while ensuring conformance to the project, regulatory and contract requirements.

  • Attend FAT and SAT depending on project requirements.

  • Independently deals with regulatory authority, class, vendors and clients with regards to comments or queries on commissioning deliverables and develops technical/engineering solutions to the issues raised.

  • Carry forward HSEQ policies / requirements to the team and meet overall HSEQ objectives in all projects / feedback results to corporate HSEQ team.

  • Participates in meetings with the project team to review progress and addresses interface/implementation/execution issues where necessary based on the standard procedures, practices and lessons learnt from past projects to ensure that the project proceeds timely and smoothly.

  • Perform duties as per directives of reporting authority.

  • Leads site execution team on performing pre-commissioning and commissioning activities planned for the Instrumentation & Control systems, managing the interfaces with Construction and Pre-Operations teams, ensuring adherence to yard and company PTW systems regarding all the Instrumentation & Control System SoW.

  • Commissioning of Instrumentation & Control Systems, Functional tests and system certification with Class Society (DNV, ABS, LOYD, BV, etc.)

  • Responsible for verification and close out of all Safety critical elements associated with the package.

  • Ensure all regulatory and statutory testing and requirements are performed and records are maintained.

  • Perform Risk assessment for the commissioning scope, conduct toolbox meetings

  • Ensure to supervise Technicians to carry out commissioning activities in a safe and controlled manner in accordance with site procedures and PTW requirements

  • Manage discipline and cohesive environment in the office. Monitor / Guide all commissioning engineers/assistants/administrators.

  • Day to day Planning of work, Manage schedule & targets of the project as required.

  • Identify and manage resource requirement to meet schedule and targets.

  • Prepare and maintain commissioning records of site observations, testing processes and checklists

  • Coordination of functional testing of commissioned systems and engaging the Operations Team when and where needed

  • Troubleshoot the logic function, suggest modification plan of logic diagram, liaise with I&C engineer as well as ICSS vendor, and implement.

  • Execute pre-commissioning and commissioning as per procedure and sign-off respective documents with Client representative for system closure.

  • Prepare timely and accurate technical report for management and a reference for future.

  • Travel to offshore project sites and perform offshore commissioning / assist facility startup, as required

  • Assist the team to perform Start-up at offshore following the strat-up procedure, stabilization and performance testing.

  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines

  • Ability to problem solve with or without the guidance of senior leadership

  • To conduct analytical review of complex progress reports in order to systematically identify issues and from there, address these issues in a timely manner.

  • Disciplined in time management and independent in handling/prioritizing complex work requirements within the projects stringent timelines.

  • Interact with other engineering department for obtaining engineering and specific vendor documents & details.

  • Willingness to work and train others in a team environment, assisting other multicultural and interdepartmental team members

  • Guides and motivates the Commissioning team to carry out work within the stringent project timelines through awareness of the projects unique constraints.

  • Guides the junior staff to understand the technical and project required functions through discussions or knowledge sharing sessions in the light of the Companys standards, procedures and engineering requirements.

  • Plans and carries out audits of procedures, safety practices and documentation/records with reference to corporate standard procedures to ensure compliance and, identify gaps and training enhancement requirements of team members.




  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering (Electrical / Electronics) or equivalent.

  • Minimum of 10 years work experience in onshore/offshore Oil & Gas (FPSO) area

  • Ability to define concepts of the completion process.

  • Have proven project experience and skills within the field of Testing, Pre-commissioning, Commissioning execution and startup at offshore

  • Experience in design of FPSOs including FEED, detailed design, construction, commissioning & start-up phase.

  • Comprehensive knowledge on functionality of FPSO, focus in Instrumentation & Control systems (Process Control System, Safety Instrumented System, SIL/SIF verification) preferentially with knowledge of eminent DCS equipment and software providers.

  • Experience in offshore plant startup and stabilization and able to provide Operations with technical support throughout start-up, stabilization and performance testing

  • Work experience within strict regulatory environments, and aligning commissioning independencies with engineering compliance and contractual requirements.

  • High safety awareness is mandatory. A good knowledge of managing simultaneous operations (SIMOPS) is essential.

  • Significant knowledge of multiple technologies, projects and applications. Working knowledge of competing and alternative technologies.

  • Familiar in use of Software, Database systems related to System Completion, Project Management (MS Project / P6) and General computer literacy (MS office).

  • Shows evidence of good Organizing / Management skills.

  • Demonstrate ability to take lead.

  • Good communication skill.

  • Commitment to take responsibility.