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Senior Commissioning Engineer

Date posted30/10/2014
Job TypeContract

Job Description

  • Incorporation of all the activities into the integrated commissioning plan.
  • Manage commissioning team on daily deliverables.
  • Delivering commissioning objectives on time and within budget.
  • Pre-acceptance inspection of turnover systems from construction contractor.
  • Pre-commissioning and operational testing of all systems and offshore equipment.
  • Mobilisation of specialist vendor personnel as required.
  • Implementation of flawless project delivery associated with commissioning.
  • Preparation and approval of the initial start-up program, verification of readiness and statement of fitness.
  • Ensure personal safety and asset integrity standards are met at all times by the commissioning team and must set the right example for the contractors working on the sites.

Skills and Experience

  • Preferably hold a degree in Engineering or equivalent preferred.
  • Significant experience in the oil and gas industry.
  • Detailed knowledge of a Completions Management System, preferably GoCCMS
Consultant Julie Standley
Email Julie.standley@occms.com
Phone +44 (0) 191 261 9577


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Construction Manager

Date posted14/10/2014
Job TypePermanent

Job Description

  • Has overall responsibility for managing LNG plant construction works at a dedicated offsite yard.
  • This includes:
  • Construction PIC and POC with Technology Provider and EPCIC Contractor.
  • Construction of LNG modules at a dedicated offsite facility or facilities in the Far East.
  • Participating in Constructability Reviews.
  • Yard Qualification(s).
  • Reviewing EPC Contractor Construction Execution Plan.
  • Developing QA and HSSE Plans.
  • Managing site inspection and QA team.
  • Ensuring Regulatory Codes and Standards compliance during Construction.
  • Managing the delivery, storage and installation of Owner Furnished Items.
  • Managing the testing and pre-commissioning of equipment and modules.
  • Ensring the safe load-out and transportation of modules, including liaising with Marine Warranty Surveyor.
  • Delivering plant modules and integrating them into the onshore balance-of-plant infrastructure built to accommodate them.
  • Plan, co-ordinate and manage the interfaces between various project phases and various contracts including design, procurement, construction, commissioning and start-up, and management of a team to meet project objectives, schedule, quality, cost, and safety and risk mitigation requirements.
  • Consult and coordinate with project and engineering teams, EPC contractors and contractors on the construction activities.
  • Monitor and control of all cost aspects of the project, obtain approvals, identify trends and take action to avoid cost overruns.
  • Interpret engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Input into the preparation of tenders and contract bids.
  • Input into the negotiation and management of contractors involved in the construction process to ensure that the activities are completed on time and within budget.
  • Develop, monitor and review construction schedule and work activities to ensure that work is done in compliance with specifications, with budget and on time.
  • Organise and coordinate labour resources, local procurement and delivery of materials and equipment and other work programmes and activities on site.
  • Conduct regular inspections and audits at the construction site.
  • Ensure proper filing and documentation.

Skills and Experience

  • Recognised mechanical engineering degree or its equivalent
  • Significant project execution with extensive experience in management position with broad experience in engineering, and commercial aspects.
  • Extensive modular construction and project execution experience.
  • Hands-on experience with at least one LNG construction project.
  • Hands-on experience with Modular Construction of Oil & Gas facilities .
  • Preferably with experience of Far East construction yards (including China).
  • Preferably to have managed construction projects in excess of $250 million USD total value.
  • Familiarity with Canadian oil & gas project construction rules and regulations would be an advantage.
  • Possess strong ability to integrate operational requirements of the LNG plant into the design and engineering phase of the project.
  • Able to interact and communicate effectively with the project team, EPC contractor, local contractors, regulatory authorities and other key stakeholders.
  • Excellent leadership, planning, organising, negotiation and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong team player, results-oriented, resourceful and able to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
Consultant Julie Standley
Email Julie.standley@occms.com
Phone +44 (0) 191 261 9577


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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Date posted14/10/2014
Job TypePermanent

Job Description

  • Manage the mechanical maintenance supervisors (rotating and static) and mechanical on the job trainer by setting priorities in line with the agreed annual business plan, 90 day plans and short term execution schedules.
  • Providing mechanical discipline support during construction and operation that meets the required electrical engineering and HSE standards for all mechanical system required for the Phase 2AB project.
  • Monitoring and reporting EPC contractor's overall progress in the construction phase of mechanical equipment, and highlight any potential deviations from the project specification.
  • Ensuring that Maintenance procedures (MCP) are produced and loaded in SAP.
  • Maintaining contact and coordinating with the other project discipline engineers as well as company technical support departments on relevant technical matters, up-to-date information and company experience during design and construction.
  • Ensuring that all project mechanical design deliverables are delivered in time and comply with Company CoP and ERD HSE and integrity.
  • Ensuring (demonstrably) quality in design and adherence to design.
  • Ensuring that all mechanical system DD activities, information, design changes, variations and decisions are properly processed, approved and documented.
  • Review the mechanical construction activities to ensure contractor work compliance to approved design, technical standard, contractors' compliance to the Contract HSE Plans and maintaining design technical integrity.
  • Coordinating with Operations on commissioning, hand-over and should it be needed shutdown requirements.
  • Ensuring quality maintenance history is provided and recorded in SAP.
  • Providing input for the formulation HSE and Asset strategies and plans e.g. HSE plans, HSE Cases, Audit plans and Asset Reference plan.
  • Monitoring and controlling annual budgets for the mechanical maintenance section, monitor and control expenditure.
  • Ensuring that Technical Integrity non-conformance reporting is maintained up to date.
  • Identifying and comply with HSE management responsibilities as documented in the HSE Management System.

Skills and Experience

  • University Degree in mechanical engineering with a extensive relevant experience in operation and maintenance of mechanical static and rotating equipment.
  • Demonstrated managerial qualities and analytical abilities.
  • Comprehensive technical knowledge of high pressure mechanical equipment working in sour operating conditions.
  • Moderate supervisory experience.
  • Experience in project handover from construction to operations.
Consultant Julie Standley
Email Julie.standley@occms.com
Phone +44 (0) 191 261 9577


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Senior Instrument Engineer

Date posted14/10/2014
Job TypePermanent

Job Description

  • Provide in depth technical Operations and Engineering services and advice, with a particular emphasis on instrumentation services, for the Operation Assets.
  • In order that the production facilities can be operated and maintained to meet the objectives of the Operations.
  • Managing the Instrument Infrastructure detail design.
  • Manage the entire Instrument system construction, pre-commissioning and support operation during commissioning and there after maintain.
  • Managing a number of workforce in a challenging environment.
  • Managing instrument maintenance resources and activities
  • Ensuring that Omani trainees are properly supported and trained to achieve the required competency level.
  • Assets include control and automation, e.g. safeguarding system, DCS, Field bus, field instrumentation of oil and gas facilities.
  • For the asset mentioned above, the jobholder will:
  • Review of RE repetitive failures/problematic machines and seek/recommend solution for longer term improve reliability
  • Review instrumentation/metering surface maintenance activity execution performance on a regular basis and implement improvements in the IAP.
  • Review equipment and process performance on a regular basis, identify and implement improvements.
  • Ensure critical equipment condition monitoring trending and analyses is carried out and resultant actions are included in the IAP.
  • Review and optimize RE strategies, work practices and procedures.
  • Develop and maintain RE maintenance standards.
  • Review and optimize maintenance strategies of all equipment through CDFP
  • Regularly review maintenance standards and procedures.
  • The formulation of strategies and plans e.g. Operations Business Plan, Development Plans, Safety Cases and Audit plans appertaining to the medium term development of the assets.
  • Regularly review maintenance data quality in SAP and drive improvements.
  • Ensure compliance with Company maintenance standards and procedures in the Directorate (including T&OE minimum standards).
  • Implement TPR in the Directorate.
  • Input maintenance expertise and develop maintenance framework and philosophy into Directorate projects.
  • Develop a maintenance contracting strategy and plan (project phase and operations phase).
  • Determine asset criticality by together with the team carry out equipment criticality exercises.
  • Monitor critical rotating equipment reliability and provide improvement advice.
  • Provide specialist solutions for trouble shooting, diagnostics analysis and remedial actions for failures and breakdowns of rotating and static equipment as 3rd line level support.

Skills and Experience

  • Engineering degree or HND/ HNC or equivalent in relevant Engineering discipline and extensive field experience of which experience in a Maintenance or Engineering Projects role.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the Oil/Gas process and systems.
  • A good knowledge of relevant E&P operations, procedures and practices.
  • Self-motivated and is required to have strong leadership skills.
  • Should be aware of HSE and process safety requirements.
  • Knowledge of Hazardous areas and equipment fit for those areas.
  • Fully computer literate, valid driving license, good communicator and organizer.
  • Ability to perform as a team player.
  • Conversant with relevant international standards.
  • Strong analytical abilities and practical approach.
  • Must have the ability and confidence to work with minimum supervision.
  • The candidate has to satisfy the minimum competence requirements specified in the standard job profile for electrical engineer with minimum electrical authority of CP.
  • In particular, the incumbent should have adequate knowledge in specifying zone classifications, specifying protection scheme and components, evaluating and selecting type of motors, specifying requirements for switchgear, transformers, UPS system and participation in SAFOP, design review, etc.
Consultant Julie Standley
Email Julie.standley@occms.com
Phone +44 (0) 191 261 9577


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Commissioning Engineer - Mechanical

Date posted14/10/2014
Job TypePermanent

Job Description


  • Specify Commissioning & Start Up team resourcing needs.
  • Manage assigned Commissioning & Start Up Supervisors and Technicians, including contractor resources.
  • Coach practitioners regarding application of the Commissioning process and associated methodologies.


  • Produce project commissioning & start up deliverables (plans, schedules, manpower, budget, procedures) in line with corporate standards and methods.
  • Develop and implement Flawless Project Delivery plans, including flaws identification, assessment and mitigation actions.
  • Specify requirements for commissioning contractor support, including needs for temporary equipment and specialist services, and provide input to bid evaluations.
  • Propose project commissioning budget and manage as delegated by project manager.
  • Contribute to project design and quality assurance activities and deliverables.
  • Provide input to, and support implementation of, project Risk Management, HSE and Quality Plans.
  • Manage commissioning & start up execution activities and associated Permit to Work (PtW) requirements.
  • Monitor and report status of commissioning & start up activities and plans, including commissioning contractor performance.
  • Review approve commissioning & start up deliverables commensurate with own Technical Authority (TA) level.

Technology (Systems and Tools)

  • Manage repository for project commissioning & start up documentation.
  • Manage project application of Completions and Certification Management System (CCMS) and ensure timely and accurate data entry.
  • Contribute to company Commissioning information repositories, including identification and selection of materials for inclusion as guidance, templates, checklists and best practice examples.

Skills & Experience

  • Diploma level qualification or higher in an Engineering Discipline (Mechanical)
  • Significant oil and gas industry experience including front-line supervisory roles for operations and/or maintenance and/or engineering. Experience in 'sour' operations is desired.
  • Performed in lead role for Commissioning and Start Up activities in projects through multiple phases (Identify/Assess, Select, Define, Execute) including:
  • Implementation of commissioning strategy and execution plan;
  • Developing, implementing and managing commissioning plans, procedures and budgets;
  • Specifying commissioning contractor technical support requirements;
  • Leading multi-disciplinary pre-commissioning and commissioning activities (Mechanical);
  • Technical and HSE risk identification and mitigation (including Flawless Project Delivery);
  • Application of a computerised Completions Management System;
  • Experienced in structured technical review or audit.
  • Experienced and effective technical coach/mentor up to and including SG4.
  • Effective communicator, written and verbal, with the ability to communicate subject area within multi-disciplined project team.
Consultant Julie Standley
Email Julie.standley@occms.com
Phone +44 (0) 191 261 9577


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