Principal Construction Specialist (Offshore) Commissioning Specialist Fire & Gas C12-2268


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Houston, TX




Commissioning Manager/ Commissioning Lead Instrumentation


Defining and accepting mechanical Completion from the Sub-Contractor and Suppliers. Further, planning executing and supervising the commissioning to final handover/ acceptance. Ensuring the processes required delivering a safe, efficient, complete and cost effective completion. Must have recognized training with appropriate experience in SCADA / DCS control. Experience in Gas detection and shut down control is a requirement.

A member of the Mechanical Completion Testing and Commissioning team (MCT&C) providing input into construction working methods. Establishing and maintaining system / sub-system priorities ensuring co-ordination between the various Mechanical completion teams.


Write all the commissioning procedures for the F&G commissioning activities and get these approved.

Assist in the establishment of a commissioning plan for the discipline and ensure integration into the Project execution plan.

Determine and prepare Commissioning procedures to perform and control the activities.

Enable the safe and efficient handover from Mechanical Completion to Testing and Commissioning with Operations.

Establish satisfactory input for the discipline into the MCT&C database control system.

Review and define the testing and commissioning scope, planning and man-hour estimates required to complete the scope of work.

Monitor and on acceptance execute outstanding punch list items.

Carry out all the commissioning activities for F&G discipline by directing the efforts of the technicians and complete the Commissioning check sheets and populate the System Completion database that is used on the project.




An engineering degree with 10-12 years direct “hands on” experience in operations/Maintenance/Construction and/or systems completion for F&G in oil and gas processing is required.

Must possess Database experience (Access and SQL)

Knowledge of computerized automated Data Management Systems

Experience in Procedure Writing and Project Planning.

Experience on Oil and Gas projects of a similar nature.

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.

Working knowledge of LEL, H2s, Flame detectors, smoke detectors and Fire and Gas controls for HVAC louvered shut down systems in buildings.


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.