Principal Construction Specialist (Offshore) Preservation Coordinator C12-2266


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Houston, TX




Commissioning Manager/ Completions Manager



All specialists, engineers, technical and clerical staff associated with the preservation of project equipment until the operations phase.

The Preservation Coordinator will be responsible for, site entry authorization requests, permit to work compliance, and coordination of activities of visiting preservation specialists from OEMs, vendors and subcontractors .



Mechanical Completions Coordinators, Sub-Contractors, Equipment Vendors, Equipment, Owners, Construction Managers, Engineers, Construction Discipline Supervisors and the Operations Readiness Manager/ Operability Lead during the project life cycle up to the Operations phase, for care and preservation of all the equipment.



The Preservation Coordinator provides leadership in the development of the preservation planning process to ensure that equipment is cared for and maintained in accordance with manufacturers specifications from the time the equipment is fabricated and ready to ship to the site/owner until the facility is turned over to the client.



Provide overall preservation leadership and expertise.

Provide guidance and leadership on all matters relating to the preservation, care and physical integrity of all equipment related to the Hebron project.

Maintain data collected from the preservation engineers and specialists (contractor and sub-contractor) and vendor assistance as necessary to track and verify the equipment is preserved per manufacturer recommendations.

Provide single point contact for information and guidance when conflict arises pertaining to the overall care of equipment between interface owners.

Coordinate preservation activities at all locations.

Identify preservation resource needs at key project phases, develop and submit staffing plans for Project Manager Approval, and staff the Preservation organization.

Develop and steward the preservation budget and roll-up into overall integrated Preservation Plan.

Liaise with Client Operations & Engineering and Operation & Mechanical Team members’ during their involvement in Preservation planning and execution, including their interactions with EPC contractors’ preservation personnel

Be the Client focal point contact for offshore preservation execution, including technical interface with Operations & Maintenance.

Review and mature Preservation Execution Plans for roll-up into an Integrated Field Plan.

Develop plans and procedures to ensure a safe and effective field completion phase and transition of equipment to operations.

Provide guidance to develop Preservation Management Procedures, Preservation Activities Tracking and Reporting. Preparation of Equipment Preservation Turnover dossiers, Vendor Certification Tracking and Quality Assurance processes, etc.

Closely coordinate/supervise the activities of the Preservation Engineer/Specialists for the Living  Quarters.

Steward the EPC contractor’s activities with respect to preservation requirements in the Operations Management Plan to facilitate Turnover.  These include preservation of spares, equipment service familiarization, training, and documentation.

Verifying that preservation activities are thoroughly and safely staffed, planned, and executed tracking, certification, and quality purposes.  Monitor proper database population of engineering and manufacturer parameters, check sheets, and verification criteria.

Develop and implement:

Define and execute preservation initial fills for equipment and spares.

Development of preservation management procedures including:

Functional and inspection checks

Rotation maintenance activities

Activity Check sheets with frequency noted

SCDB alerts and preservation tracking and alerting

Vendor inspection and verification of equipment

Turnover and Completions Packages (TCPs)

Factory Acceptance Testing (FATs) and Site Integration Tests (SITs) plans and schedules





A Mechanical Engineering Degree or Equivalent with 10-12 Years Mechanical Equipment experience specializing in equipment care and maintenance. 5-10 years direct “hands on” experience in equipment maintenance and preservation with construction or refining in oil and gas processing is required.

Knowledge of offshore systems is essential and offshore work experience is an advantage.

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

Systems Completion electronic database management system experience.



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.