Principal Construction Specialist (Offshore) Commissioning Specialist C12-2267


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Houston, TX




Commissioning Manager


Discipline Technicians.


Construction Supervisor

Mechanical Completions Coordinator.


Responsible to the Mechanical Completions Coordinator and Commissioning/Start-up Manager for: completion verification of all work detailed within their own discipline sections of the construction / integration plan and provide commissioning assistance to the commissioning engineers during the facility commissioning. Provide the start-up assistance to the Company as necessary.


Verify population and maintenance of the Systems Completions Database and ensures that it is up to date and includes current/correct data from engineering and that tags are correctly tied/linked to each subsystem.

Ensure that “A” Check sheets and are correctly tied/linked to data base tags.

Responsible for interacting with Contractor and Sub-Contractor construction teams to ensure that all systems are mechanically complete prior to handover to the Commissioning Team. 

Monitor the preparation, verification, and documentation of “A” check sheets, punch lists, as-built P&IDs, etc.

Support project in tracking Mechanical Completion to System Completion transition in order to realize a timely and systematic commissioning campaign.

Work in close association with Contractor and Sub-Contractors construction teams to ensure a smooth and seamless transition from Mechanical Completion to Commissioning.  Focus is to ensure systems are ready for commissioning.

Interface with Engineering to ensure engineering data is updated in accordance with revision updates of key documents, i.e., cable schedules, instrument index, line list, etc.

Review system boundary drawings against Mechanical Completion status and advises changes to affect early handover.

Review and approval of EPC Contractor’s procedures for Mechanical Completion and handover activities including Company’s requirements to inspect, review or witness certain aspects of measuring completion.

Review and approval of EPC Contractor’s implementation of MC requirements to Vendors, production of MC dossiers for use by Vendors, acceptance and input into the CMS data base of received MC dossiers.

Provide guidance to EPC Contractor to secure an efficient and safe execution of MC and handover. 

Work with EPC Contractor to achieve completion of such additional parts of the facility, systems, sub-systems and temporary utilities that may be required to facilitate commissioning and start-up of the facility.

Interface with Planning and Construction to meet scheduled MC dates.

Ensure that Construction is working prioritized area completion so that transition from area to system MC meets agreed project schedule/handover dates.

Ensure that all vendor IRNs and OS&D reports are incorporated into the system/sub-system punch lists

Participate in final MC walk-downs/punch outs of systems and reviews/approves final “B” and “C” punch list items before input into the CMS database.  Ensures final-approved system punch list are input into the CMS database.

Ensure MC certificates are prepared, signed by appropriate supervisors/managers and distributed as stipulated in project Coordination Procedures.

Coordinate preparation of MC Dossier format and helps set up all dossiers.

Verify and sign off MC dossiers for systems.

Participate in the commissioning activities at all stages such as loop and continuity checks.

Participate in the start-up of the facility and provide the assistance to the Company in the plant start-up.



An Engineering Degree or Equivalent, Minimum of 10-12 years Experience with 7 years direct “hands on” experience in construction and/or systems completion and commissioning in LNG/Oil and gas processing is essential.

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

Systems Completion electronic database management system experience.

Knowledge of Off-Shore and production systems and offshore work experience is mandatory. Must also possess an ability to work in harsh and inclement conditions.


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.