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Commissioning Lead

  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Energy, Oil & Gas
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  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary:
  • Job reference: 2019-14525_1560240257

Job Description

Worley are currently looking to recruit a Commissioning Lead to join our business for an intial 6 month duration based in our Aberdeen office.

Expectations

  • Accountable for expediting the safe and timely preparation and execution of the Project Commissioning work scopes, in adherence with Project HSEQ safety requirements, procedures and practices.
  • Accountable for the development and ongoing management of the Commissioning teams and interfacing with other Project departmental Managers, the Client and Vendors / Sub-contractors.
  • Accountable for ensuring all Commissioning activities are carried out in accordance with Project / Company procedures in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.
  • Accountable for developing and approving Commissioning strategy and procedures.
  • Accountable for delivering all Commissioning activities in accordance with the Project schedule / budget and ensuring high standards are maintained and continuously improved.

Key aims and objectives

  • Ensure all Project / Company HSEQ goals are achieved and where possible exceeded.
  • Ensure all Commissioning personnel are aware of and implement safe working practices / procedures and are provided with a safe working environment.
  • Manage, support and develop Commissioning
  • Effective liaison with any Client / Vendor / Sub-contractor representative.
  • Deliver a high standard Commissioning capability at both Project and Corporate levels, ensuring a consistent and efficient approach is implemented at all times.
  • Implement a continuous improvement philosophy across all Commissioning activities, delivering best practices at all times.
  • Maintain and deliver Commissioning activities within budget, and where applicable implement cost saving initiatives.
  • Ensure a safe and effective Permit to Work system is in place and maintained for all Commissioning

Prime responsibilities and duties

  • Supervise and support day-to-day Commissioning activities / personnel in the safe and structured delivery of workscopes and processes, ensuring all applicable Site / Project safety procedures are fully and properly implemented.
  • Demonstrate high profile and visible safety leadership by example and communication with teams.
  • Actively participate in all Company and Project safety initiatives.
  • Constantly strive to obtain maximum productivity and economical use of labour and equipment in order to keep costs within budget.
  • Study, assess and verify all Commissioning drawings, specifications and instructions and escalate any issues identified.
  • Assist in the development, issue and updating of all applicable Commissioning strategies, procedures / working practices and system / sub-system boundary P&ID's required for the delivery of the Commissioning process - ensure compliance with all Project standards, specifications and procedures.
  • Ensure that all work is to the required standard and that all drawings, specifications, inspections and certifications are strictly adhered to as well as all Company systems of quality assurance.
  • Liaise with the Project Engineering office to ensure P&ID's and other drawings are produced in line with Commissioning requirements.
  • Co-ordinate the mobilisation and de-mobilisation of Commissioning resources to meet schedule requirements. This will include the necessary tooling and temporary requirements which are to be managed and controlled in a cost-effective manner.
  • Oversee the preparation of Jobcards for Commissioning activities and ensure these are approved and input into the Project schedule.
  • Ensure, before any work commences, that all items of material, equipment, scaffolding etc required are available to avoid abortive and unproductive use of labour.
  • Liaise with Project personnel to identify and deliver early Commissioning / Project gains.
  • Approve all system / sub-system mechanical completion Commissioning sign-off certificates / milestones.
  • Responsible for establishing & maintaining the Limits of system handover P&ID's.
  • Provide Commissioning input into Project design during the Project design phase.
  • Develop Commissioning logic diagrams and input to the Project Schedules.
  • Monitor and report Commissioning progress on a regular basis - daily, weekly, monthly, and escalate any issues / concerns.
  • Manage / review all change control associated with the Commissioning process.
  • Audit Site / Project activities on a regular basis to ensure all compliance with Project safety, environmental and quality requirements.
  • Interface with Project Management and Client representatives on all matters applicable to Commissioning, providing accurate reporting on status including identification of issues or concerns which may impact Project delivery.
  • Liaise with Client representatives to ensure, where applicable / required, Commissioning data / services are supplied.
  • Liaise with Construction / Completions teams in the development of Project handover strategy and sequence.
  • Attend Permit to Work meetings and approve work permits.
  • Maintain primary contact and a good working relationship with Vendors / Sub-Contractors Management and site representatives. Be fully familiar with their methods of Commissioning, scheduling and procedures to resolve any apparent conflicts and ensure they are fully aware of their obligations and responsibilities.
  • Ensure, before any variation work is carried out by a Vendor / Sub-Contractor that an authorised instruction has been provided.
  • Authorise or refute all Vendor / Sub-Contractor claims for delays, waiting time or abortive work.

Qualifications / Training

Essential:

  • Minimum HNC in an Engineering related subject or Trade Apprenticeship with appropriate Technical Qualification.
  • Recognised Site discipline background.
  • Fully conversant with Project Management Systems with extensive knowledge of Project Construction practices and procedures.
  • IT Literate with experience in management databases.
  • BOSIET / Approved Offshore Medical / CA EBS / MIST / Onshore Safety Passport

Desirable:

  • Degree educated in an Engineering related subject.
  • APM Level D qualification, or above.
  • Management NVQ level 4 / 5.
  • Conversant with Project tender / estimating process.
  • Accident / Incident Investigation training.

Experience

Essential:

  • Demonstrable experience in similar role or Senior position in Commissioning.
  • Delivery focused with proven experience in achieving Project goals whilst maintaining high standards in HSEQ at all times.
  • Extensive knowledge of the Commissioning process, its implementation and management. Fully conversant with Project management tools.
  • Experienced in the production of detailed procedures / documents / reports.
  • Experienced in the management of personnel and all aspects of team working.
  • Extensive knowledge of O&G related HSEQ safe working practices / procedures.
  • Able to deliver training to personnel within the Commissioning teams - commitment to develop team members.
  • Able to interface and interact with Management and Client representatives at all levels.
  • Detailed understanding of modern planning systems and their use in the execution of Commissioning as well as Project work scopes.
  • Detailed knowledge of the Commissioning process and associated systems.
  • Detailed knowledge of Permit to Work systems.
  • Able to work at both Project and Corporate levels.

Desirable:

  • Conversant with tendering / estimating processes.
  • Conversant with HR practices / processes

Competencies

Generic:

  • Able to demonstrate effective and efficient management of processes and personnel.
  • Able to demonstrate high level understanding of HSEQ safe working practices / procedures and their implementation.
  • Able to manage / maintain budget / schedule requirements.

Technical:

  • Able to interpret Project procedures and drawings in particular extensive understanding of engineering drawings.
  • Able to produce technical documents and procedures covering all aspects of the Commissioning process.
  • Able to compile accurate data and produce detailed management reports.
  • Fully Conversant with management software.
  • Extensive experience of Commissioning related activities.

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