Principal Construction Specialist – Offshore (FAT Coordinator) C12-2256


Job Type



Houston, TX



Commissioning Manager


                       Commissioning Manager /Leads.

Engineering Manager/ Supervisor

Construction Manager/ Supervisor

Procurement Manager/Buyers

OR Manager

Vendors, sub-contractors, third party certification authorities



The FAT Coordinator (Integration) is responsible for ensuring that FATs are scheduled appropriately and performed to the schedule.

Ensure that all involved personnel are notified of the test schedule and any deviations from the schedule. Ensure that the tests are fully attended by the required personnel, including any from regulatory authorities and other involved companies.

Ensure that the test results have been obtained, and appropriately recorded in accordance with the test specification. Ensure the test results are stored and distributed to the specified recipients.

Check with all necessary personnel whether the FAT test results are acceptable; (coordinators must not evaluate test results themselves).

Manage any necessary retests and the associated schedule.

FAT coordinator will work to resolve all FAT related problems and issues.



Provide leadership and ensuring that the FAT efforts and progress is aligned with the integration plans and procedures.

Identify upcoming potential challenges to the FAT schedule through the identification of advances and or delays.

Record reasons for any changes and notify all parties concerned and provide resolution to rectify.

Identify and negotiate solutions to schedule challenges pro-actively.

Ensure that progress is documented and recorded accurately in the SCDB.

Identify and meet with all relevant parties that might have an influence upon FAT progress and success with the objective of preventing problems or if necessary mitigating the impact of any problems.

Seek out and identify potential opportunities to advance the project and also minimize workloads when possible ensuring no missed opportunities to advance and improve FAT progress.

Be the single point contact for information and guidance when conflict arises pertaining to the FAT.

Identify human and equipment resource requirements and any changes to those requirements necessary for optimizing FAT activities.




An Engineering Degree or Equivalent with 5-10 Years FAT with large equipment manufacturers or EPC contractors.

Must be a highly motivated team player with a safety first attitude, organized and forward thinking experience with the end in mind.

Experience in interface and integration between different parties, cultures and entities.

Experienced in FAT.

Experience with construction and Fabrication activities is beneficial.

Knowledge of Off-Shore and production systems is essential and  offshore work experience is highly desirable.

High safety awareness is mandatory

Computer literate and able to use the System Completion database.

Ability to use Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) would be an advantage.


General attributes required of all employees include:

Zero Harm, Action Orientation, Building Effective Business Relationships, Commitment, Customer Focus, Dealing with Change, Drive for Results, Integrity and Trust, and Basic Leadership Skills.