• Title
    Mechanical/Piping Commissioning Technician
    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 Mechanical/Piping Commissioning Technician with extensive experience in the oil and gas industry.



    • Walking down systems using P&ID’s, Piping Isometrics, and PFD’s for guidance
    • Write quality punch lists with accurate descriptions that will assist with location
    • Perform maintenance and repair work as instructed with limited supervision
    • Ensure equipment is fit for purpose and is tested in accordance with standards and procedures
    • Follow detailed commissioning procedures to dynamically test equipment and systems
    • Remove flanges, pipe work, etc. as needed for testing
    • Acceptance of Mechanically Complete Sub system packages from Construction
    • Punch List management and responsibility of offered Sub systems / Systems
    • Work with vendors on turbines, pumps and compressors
    • Possess adequate knowledge of Production and Utility Systems
    • Follow and complete proper flushing procedures
    • Maintain equipment records and parts inventory
    • 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
    • Read, understand and follow Permit to Work procedures
    • 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
    • Occupational hazards, standard safety procedures and safe work practices


    Education and Experience:

    A combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. Typically, 5 years of responsible work experience in mechanical commissioning of oil and gas facilities, or in production process equipment operation and maintenance.


    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

    Relevant Mechanical Technician certificates are required and/or 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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