• Title
    Electrical 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 an Electrical Commissioning Lead with extensive experience in the oil and gas industry.



    • Assist the Commissioning Coordinators in executing systems tasks and activities, and development and reporting
    • Lead the execution of commissioning procedures for assigned electrical systems
    • Provide daily, on-site/in-field leadership, execution coordination of a multi-discipline team of electrical commissioning technicians
    • Interact with Engineering and Operations team for input and draw from past experience and knowledge when executing procedures
    • Acceptance of Mechanically Complete Sub system packages from Construction
    • Punch List management and responsibility of offered Sub systems / Systems
    • Prepare job cards for Pre-Commissioning/Commissioning activities
    • Work with project HSE leadership to develop appropriate Job Safety Analysis (JSA’s) for the electrical commissioning team commissioning activities
    • Ensure Technicians work is carried out in a safe and controlled manner in accordance with site procedures and PTW system 
    • Read, interpret and work from vendor documentation, project drawings, schematic diagrams and equipment manuals
    • Identify personnel and equipment resources necessary to perform electrical commissioning activities for assigned systems
    • Attend key electrical equipment factory acceptance tests
    • Requisition parts and supplies and maintain spare parts inventory 
    • Support Coordinator in management of electrical vendor during the commissioning phase for the assigned systems
    • Liaise with CMS Custodian ensuring integrity of database, amendments, Punch Lists and documentation, reports progress /status
    • Maintain records and prepare regular and special reports on electrical and electronic systems
    • Analyze work problems and make corrections, which will facilitate the completion of assignments.
    • Read, understand and follow Permit to Work procedures  
    • Proficient with BSEE, ABS and USCG Regulations for Offshore Deepwater Facilities
    • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
    • Coordinate activities with other departments and staff
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with direct supervision and other departments
    • Other duties may be assigned or requested

    Skills / Qualifications

    Knowledge of:

    • Electrical theory, work methods, tools and testing equipment used in the commissioning of Oil/ Gas Facilities


    • Telephone, telemetry and SCADA equipment
    • Regulations pertaining to electrical and electronic installation, maintenance and repairs
    • Electrical Distribution Systems including 480V Motor Control Centers
    • Lighting Systems and Distribution Panels
    • DC and UPS Power Systems
    • Wiring and Troubleshooting abilities
    • PLC logic controls
    • Experience with Turbine Generator Start up and Commissioning
    • Experience with Diesel Engine driven Back up Emergency Generator Sets
    • Experience with 480VAC, medium voltage 4160VAC and above switchgear controls
    • Permit to Work System
    • Occupational hazards and standard safety procedures


    Education and Experience:

    Proven background, typically 5 years minimum in offshore Oil & Gas Completion and Commissioning activities in a Lead Technician or Engineer’s role preferably with Offshore Deepwater experience Proven Supervisory experience in an Electrical Commissioning role Proficient written and oral English language communication skills


    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

    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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