• Title
    Telecomms Commissioning Lead
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    US-TX-Corpus Christi
    Department / Discipline
    Commissioning, Maintenance, Operations & Validation
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently recruiting for a Telecomms Commissioning Lead with extensive experience in the oil and gas industry.



    • Coordinating the field work with the various discipline groups
    • Verifying that the commissioning activities are in line with approved plans and procedures
    • Staying in close contact with the Commissioning Inspectors assigned to tasks
    • Addressing commissioning issues and resolving schedule conflicts with the discipline groups
    • Reporting progress back to the Lead Commissioning Coordinator
    • Updating and forwarding the Punch List per system to the MC/HUC Data Base Operator
    • Coordinating Functional Testing of commissioned systems and engaging the Operations Team when and where needed
    • Coordinating the start-up of commissioned systems with the Operations Team
    • Authorizing the sourcing of commissioning and start-up spares from the inventory by the discipline groups
    • The Commissioning and SU Coordinators are also tasked with preparing, under the guidance of the HUC and Lead Commissioning Coordinators, the Functional Test Procedures needed during the commissioning phase
    • Coordinate activities with other departments and staff
    • Establish positive working relationships with immediate supervision and personnel from other departments
    • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and written. Be able to follow oral and written instructions
    • Other duties as may be assigned or requested

    Skills / Qualifications

    Knowledge of:

    • Radio systems (UHF, VHF Marine & Air Radio)
    • UHF Radio Frequency Platform Distribution system
    • Satellite systems (VSAT, Iridium, Sat Entertainment)
    • Satellite GPS Positioning and Clocking
    • Fiber Optic & Structured Cabling
    • Platform Access & Security system
    • Weather Observation system
    • Closed Circuit Television (CCTV)
    • Gaitronics Public Address and General Alarm system

    Education and Experience:

    • Engineering degree or Technical College within Discipline
    • Proven background, 15 years minimum in offshore Oil & Gas Completion and Commissioning activities in a Lead position or Engineer’s role. Proven Supervisory experience in a Commissioning role in telecommunications
    • Extensive knowledge of industry’s governing documentation
    • Lead experience from previous major capital projects
    • Well-developed teambuilding, co operational- and communication abilities
    • Ability to handle responsibility and periodically high work load
    • International project experience

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

    Strong computer skills and certification/completion experience are necessary

    Higher National Certificate (or equivalent) in a primary Engineering discipline

    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 60,000 people, with revenues of over $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.  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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