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Instrument Commissioning Technicians

Date posted16/7/2014
Job TypeContract

Major Oil and Gas operating company require Instrument Commissioning Technicians for an offshore commissioning project in the north sea.

Candidates must ideally have current offshore certification.

Duration will be circa 3 months and the day rate is currently negotiable

Consultant Julie Standley
Email Julie.standley@occms.com
Phone +44 (0) 191 261 9577


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Mechanical Engineer

Date posted16/7/2014
Job TypeContract

Responsibilities will include

  • Work in accordance with the company's project department management system.
  • Provide technical assistance the development of the company's project department management system.
  • Remain abreast of legislative requirements.
  • Approval, checking and preparation of design/engineering documentation.
  • Develop and enhance processes and systems for wider use in the discipline.
  • Ensure work is carried out in accordance with relevant Codes, Standards and Procedures.
  • Provide input to cost estimates and execution plans.
  • Ensure delivery of all aspects of discipline design, specification and procurement of the project to cost, schedule and quality criteria.
  • Ensure technical integrity of all discipline deliverables on the project.
  • Plan and maintain the discipline progress of the project.
  • Report periodically progress status to the line and function reporting lines.
  • Ensure all interfaces to other disciplines are clearly defined and correctly engineered.
  • Maintain and develop current awareness of relevant engineering technology & codes and standards.
  • Liaise with other disciplines, departments, project personnel and contractors.
  • Ensure the Equipment Packages and Material Handling comply with local authority rules and regulations.
  • Follow up (as Company representative) Mechanical and multidiscipline packages.
  • Participate in project and review meetings.
  • Prepare for and maintain an overview at equipment FATs.
  • Participate in mechanical completion and commissioning activities on and offshore
  • Give design clarifications and advise on engineering queries / change proposals raised during completion.
  • Review and comment on contractors / sub-contractors spares and special tools recommendations.
  • Witness factory acceptance test and performance test of equipment, when required.
  • Support and assist the Project Manager and the project completions team in the preparation and updating of commissioning and operating procedures manuals.
  • Develop start-up procedures in conjunction with the commissioning and operations teams
Consultant Julie Standley
Email Julie.standley@occms.com
  +44 (0) 191 261 9577


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Commissioning Manager

Date posted3/7/2014
Job TypePermanent

Job Description

  • As PMC COMT Manager, you will be representing contractor and client, supporting and managing EPC Contractors in the provision of commissioning, operations, maintenance and training, which are associated with a large refinery upgrade project
  • Manage the day to day activities of the Project COMT team, comprising commissioning coordinators, commissioning engineers, operations and maintenance specialists, and training manager and coordinators
  • Co-ordinate with Client, Contractors, Suppliers and Licensors to ensure a smooth and safe start up
  • Direct or advise Client's staff with regard to correct pre-commissioning, Commissioning and start up procedures
  • Investigate technical problems with assistance from specialist engineers and suppliers
  • Prepare and assist with Client hand-over and with completion of contract custody transfer documents as appropriate
  • Prepare a final report to include summary of problems, solutions, and recommendations for future improvements
  • Prepare a Site Closeout Report
  • Be aware of, and follow, company and client procedures regarding fire drills and health and safety inspections
  • Report accidents and infectious diseases as required by company procedures

Skills & Experience

  • Degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Experience and willingness to work in an overseas environment is required, as are a range of relevant qualifications in a related Engineering discipline
  • A successful career path in the energy sector in similar roles, with proven relevant experience gained through project execution within a major multi-national contractor, operator or global consultancy
  • A substantial track record in overseas environments, especially the Middle East, is preferable
  • Proven strong character and self-motivated individual
  • Proven ability to engage in effective dealings with both client/owner and detail design contractors
  • Must be able to work with the minimum of supervision and be technically strong
  • Vast industrial experience
  • Extensive experience in similar position
Consultant Julie Standley
Email Julie.standley@occms.com
Phone +44 (0) 191 261 9577


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Commissioning Specialist - Instrumentation & Control

LocationFort McMurray
Date posted3/7/2014
Job TypeContract

Job Description

  • Reports to the Commissioning Area Lead for planning and execution management support.
  • Directs and supervises the Instrument and Control commissioning execution team in assigned plant areas ensuring full alignment and coordination with other discipline activities in the area.
  • Communicates with the Commissioning Discipline Lead for technical support.
  • System Owner for all systems and sub systems within the Area associated with their discipline as detailed by the Commissioning Area lead.
  • Fully integrated with CMT, Start Up and BTPO through all phases of the project to initial plant operation, ensuring a seamless handover to Operations and acceptance of the facilities.
  • Instructs, supervises and provides technical direction to technician teams, vendors and specialist subcontractors/third party personnel in the area to deliver to Static & Dynamic Commissioning targets.
  • Supports the Area Commissioning Leads on discipline specific issues.
  • Accountable for maintaining the Commissioning teams performance, efficiency, productivity and delivery to schedule.
  • Detailed Work preparation including job packs, materials, tools plant and equipment.
  • Work planning, resource planning and forecasting, including Level 5 planning development and support.
  • Progress and productivity reporting against the Area schedules and ISCT performance metrics.
  • Support maintenance of the Systems Completion Database and Planning interface for MC and Commissioning progress tracking, reporting certification, and quality purposes.
  • Understanding of and works in accordance with Project design, standards and specifications, the Systems Completion Plan and Control Procedures.
  • Ensures all test documentation, records, as-builts and related Commissioning and Handover documentation is completed correctly and comprehensively (supported by TO/HO team ).
  • Support development of Commissioning (Static & Dynamic) Management Procedures, Systems Acceptance Procedures/Progress Monitoring, Turnover and Completion Packages, and provide input to Start-up and Operating Procedures.
  • Identify and manages discipline commissioning resource needs, tools, test equipment, plant, spares etc.
  • Ensure the right resource levels and technical skills are assigned to meet the Area's schedule and commissioning execution requirements.
  • Ensure required competencies and work standards are maintained in the team and any deficiencies are addressed.
  • Accountable for scheduling, call off, direction and control of specialist discipline vendors.
  • Area Blue Room regular attendance and reporting.
  • Support the TO/HO team with MC Turnover from Construction, and with the Handover of Commissioned Systems to Operations.
  • Ensuring that equipment and systems are fully commissioned at Handover, and ready to operate in compliance with the TCP.

Skills & Experience

  • College technical diploma and extensive relevant and transferable Project/Engineering/Commissioning experience. Note this is not a lead technician.
  • In-depth knowledge of Project Completion standards, specifications, codes, and appropriate safety criteria.
  • Established track record in supervision of large teams through Mechanical Completion, Commissioning, Start Up and initial plant operations.
  • Proven strong technical skills in discipline subject matter.
  • Good working knowledge of plant ICSS especially Delta v.
  • Good working knowledge of PLC and serial communications especially modbus over Ethernet.
  • Good working knowledge of fibre optic networks and site wide communications.
  • Strong understanding of work planning, scheduling and tracking.
  • Demonstrated work ethic with delivery focus with strong organizational ability.
  • Exposure to Company practices, processes, and expectations with respect to Systems Completion, Preservation, Commissioning and Start Up operations.
  • Read, write, and speak fluent English, especially as required to function effectively within a project team and to communicate with project management, contractors, and sub contractors.
Consultant Julie Standley
Email Julie.standley@occms.com
Phone +44 (0) 191 261 9577


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Lead Commissioning Engineer

LocationSouth Korea
Date posted3/7/2014
Job TypePermanent

Job Description

  • Lead the Commissioning and Completion design activities by preparing Mechanical Completion plans, pre-commissioning & commissioning strategy, handover plans, documentation issue plans, and preparation of completion check sheets in accordance with project requirements.
  • Support the construction, commissioning and quality team to achieve construction & commissioning completions and handover to client.
  • Identify the testing scope of work as per the project documents.
  • Prepare Mechanical Completions and commissioning plans.
  • Prepare System subsystem breakdown markups to achieve early construction and commissioning philosophy.
  • Prepare pre-commissioning & commissioning run test procedures.
  • Prepare Mechanical Completion & commissioning dossiers.
  • Work on project completion system, prepare construction, commissioning, preservation check & test sheets as per
  • project/ international standards.
  • Manage the completions tag database, assign completion check sheets.
  • Liaise with design, construction and commissioning team to achieve mechanical completion activities.
  • Liaise with vendor for the vendor mechanical completion works in factory.
  • Liaise with vendors to achieve construction and commissioning strategy in the yard.
  • Support commissioning team in achieving systematic handover to client.

Skills & Experience

  • Minimum Bachelors degree or equivalent in engineering.
  • Extensive experience in MC, commissioning for oil and gas projects.(platforms, FPSO, FLNG)
  • Previous experience in Project Completion System
  • Rules & Regulations, International codes and standards.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Provide technical support to project functions and other disciplines.
  • Lead the discipline team.
  • Develop & train graduate engineers for mechanical completions and commissioning design activities.
  • Must have no restrictions to work in Korea and travelling abroad.
Consultant Julie Standley
Email Julie.standley@occms.com
Phone +44 (0) 191 261 9577


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