• Title
    Start Up / Commissioning Manager
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Electrical
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Process & Energy has an exciting opportunity seeking an Start Up / Commissioning Manager in our Tucker, GA office and then subsequent project assignments.  This is a regular full-time position.


    Key Responsibilities


    • Commissioning and Start-Up planning and execution for large EPC power generation projects
    • Oversee the installation, testing and commissioning of Gas Powered combined cycle power plants and switchyards with in chemical plants
    • Oversight of 3rd party contractor testing
    • Develop procedures, system breakdowns, commissioning plans, scheduled and manage 3rd party contracts need to commissioning
    • Responsible for oversight of all system commissioning and performance testing
    • Work with vendors during the checkout, start up and commissioning Phase verification for synchronization to grid and assisted with performance testing
    • Understanding of turn-over package requirements and preparation of 3rd party testing is required
    • Responsible for developing and implementing procedures that satisfy the requirements of the organization
    • Implementation of procedures on individual projects

    Skills / Qualifications

    Special Requirement Skills

    •  Candidate must be willing to travel to job site locations


    • 15+ years of related construction work experience
    • Must have experience with preparation of commissioning and start up procedures in industrial construction
    • Experience with large EPC power generation projects and specifically combined cycle 2X1 power plant projects
    • 5 to 10 years of experience in commissioning & start up in the heavy industrial construction industry
    • Experience with large EPC power generation projects
    • Good writing and communication skills
    • Knowledge of construction project practices and procedures

    Education and Experience

    • A BS in Electrical Engineering or Construction Management a minimum of 15 years of practical experience

    Communication Skills

    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, plus demonstrated ability to work across varied disciplines
    • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
    • Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, correspondence and memos
    • Ability to write simple correspondence.
    • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.

    Reasoning Ability

    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete and abstract variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

    Physical Demands

    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and/or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to type and write. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch and/or crawl. The employee must also occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities include close vision and color vision.
    • Extensive Travel will be required for this role.  Employee will be located on the project site for a major portion of the project.

    Work Environment

    • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to visit and /or inspect the project and may be exposed to ongoing construction and various weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment may range from moderate to loud.

    *Wood will not sponsor an employment Visa to fill this position


    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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