Lead Engineer Mechanical (Rotating) Commissioning

Job type: Contract
Job ref: 33679
Published: 7 months ago


Lead Commissioning Engineer – Rotating Equipment (Steam Turbine)

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 Topsides Mechanical Systems and supporting Mechanical Systems / Thermodynamic requirements for Combined Cycle 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 the 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 Topsides Mechanical systems, managing the interfaces with Construction and Pre-Operations teams, ensuring adherence to Operations safe system of work regarding all the Topsides System Commissioning SoW.
  • Commissioning of Topsides Mechanical systems, Functional tests and system certification with Class Society.
  • 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.
  • Lead the team to perform Start-up at offshore following the start-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.

Ideal Experience

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering (Mechanical) or equivalent, with a minimum 15 years work experience
  • Proven work experience in offshore Oil & Gas / FPSO projects
  • Ability to define concepts of completion process.
  • Experience in design of FPSOs including FEED, detailed design, construction, commissioning & start-up phase.
  • Experience of Topsides Mechanical Production Systems and EPCIC to handover to operations.
  • Experience in Complex Gas Compression, Injection, Export Systems and Thermodynamic requirements for Heat Recovery and Steam systems, especially Combined Cycle.
  • Experience in steam system Commissioning and S/U, including initial cleanup (steam blows).
  • Experience with OTSG (Once Through Steam Generator) a plus.
  • Experience with condensing steam turbines and specific utilities such as boiler feedwater pumps and vacuum pumps.
  • Have proven project experience and skills within the field of Testing, Pre-commissioning, Commissioning execution and startup at offshore.
  • Experience in offshore plant startup and stabilization and able to provide Operations with technical support throughout start-up, stabilization, and performance testing.
  • Experience on commissioning and startup of Gas Compression and Gas Treatment plants.
  • Experience on commissioning and startup of Water Treatment and Water Injection plants.
  • 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 skills