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


    • Assist the Commissioning Coordinators in executing systems tasks and activities, and development and reporting.
    • Lead the execution of commissioning procedures for assigned mechanical/process systems.
    • Provide daily, on-site/in-field leadership, execution coordination of a multi-discipline team of mechanical 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 mechanical 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 mechanical commissioning activities for assigned systems.
    • Attend key mechanical/process equipment factory acceptance tests.
    • Requisition parts and supplies and maintain spare parts inventory.  
    • Support Coordinator in management of mechanical 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 mechanical and process 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:

    • Commissioning and Start-up of process and utility systems
    • Fluent and expert in reading and interpreting P&ID’s, Piping Isometrics and Production Flow Diagrams
    • Millwright, piping and workshop knowledge
    • Gas compression equipment
    • Rotating equipment
    • Process flow equipment, gas and oil pipeline systems
    • Operations and maintenance of production facilities
    • Leak testing (HeN)
    • Lube oil flushing, chemical flushing of production systems
    • Report writing and records maintenance
    • Permit to Work System
    • Project management skills; cost, time and project scope
    • Occupational hazards, standard safety procedures and safe work practices


    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 a Commissioning role in mechanical, process and piping.  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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