Instruments Commissioning Engineer

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Work Location
Department / Discipline
Position Type
Fixed Term

Overview / Responsibilities

Purpose / Role:

  • To lead safe execution of the Instrument pre - commissioning and commissioning work scope in accordance with contract documents, specifications, procedures, and plans
  • To provide discipline input and support to Lead Commissioning Engineer on overall project pre - commissioning and commissioning strategy and execution planning
  • Plan and prepare for pre - commissioning and commissioning works execution
  • Interface and provide Commissioning inputs to other project stakeholders, i.e. PMT, Completions, Work pack, Planning, Construction as well as Clients and vendors, at various project phases
  • Monitor / report progress as required

Key Aim and Objectives:

  • To play an active role in ensuring that all Project SHEQ goals are achieved and where possible exceeded
  • To prepare a comprehensive, robust, and practical plan ensuring good preparation works to assure safe and efficient pre - commissioning and commissioning works execution
  • To ensure the work is carried out in accordance with project specifications, procedures, and plans
  • To ensure applicable SHEQ processes / practices are implemented / followed and where applicable permits in place and associated toolbox talks etc. are completed prior to commencement of work activities 

Prime Responsibilities and duties: 

  • Lead safe discipline pre - commissioning and commissioning works execution per work plans, specifications and procedures. Interface with other discipline commissioning and project stakeholders during execution of the works
  • Review relevant project engineering, technical and HSSE documentation
  • Prepare pre - commissioning and commissioning execution plans, work packs and job cards ensuring all work processes and procedures conform to the project standards and meet required level of Quality Assurance
  • Prepare pre - commissioning and commissioning schedule and resource plan and interface for input to the overall project schedule
  • Prepare pre - commissioning and commissioning test procedures interfacing with construction and completions personnel. Prepare detailed test plans, procedures, work instructions, JSA’s, etc. as necessary for commissioning activities
  • Prepare for and attend Factory Acceptance Tests as required
  • Review vendors commissioning assistance plans
  • Prepare performance test procedures and operating manuals in support of the BSP Commissioning Team
  • Identify pre - commissioning and commissioning tools, test equipment, temporary facilities, lubricants, consumables, third party services required for work execution and assist in the procurement thereof
  • Provide input to the establishment of system and sub - system boundaries and Completions database population in conjunction with the Completions team
  • Participate in constructability reviews to ensure efficient commissioning and handover
  • Ensure all commissioning data, documentation and handovers are in accordance with Completions process and project procedures
  • Play an active role in maintaining a strong safety culture in commissioning team
  • Assist in the preparation of BSP performance test procedures and operating manuals
  • Report accurate commissioning progress and status reports to the Lead Commissioning Engineer and project planner

Skills / Qualifications



  • 10 years Oil and Gas or Petrochemical demonstrable experience in Mechanical and Piping Commissioning Engineer role, with a proven background of delivery
  • Experienced in Completions Management Systems and project implementation
  • Thorough understanding of the principles of Mechanical equipment and piping system commissioning
  • Ability to demonstrate good understanding of risks associated with working in Hazardous Areas
  • Experienced in the supervision of personnel and team working
  • Good knowledge of O&G related SHEQ safe working practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of the completions process and the ability to understand / complete related check - sheets


  • Above 5 years or 3 major projects experience in offshore Oil and Gas facilities, preferably on Shell projects
  • Experience in offshore facilities shutdown and turnaround works, preferably on Shell projects
  • Experienced in Oil and Gas or Petrochemical projects planning and work pack preparation and implementation, preferably on Shell projects
  • Experience in Oil and Gas or Petrochemical facilities fabrication, construction and offshore hook up and commissioning up Facilities handover to Operations
  • JMS experience

Personal qualities, aptitude and skills:

  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to safety
  • Flexible - able to comply / adapt to company / client requirements
  • Ability working to and delivering to deadlines
  • Ability to interact with other personnel from other disciplines
  • Ability to work on own initiative, and provide effective trouble shooting
  • Desire to learn and develop
  • Ability to work in a multi - cultural environment

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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