• Title
    Instrument/Controls 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 instrumentation systems.
    • Provide daily, on-site/in-field leadership, execution coordination of a multi-discipline team of instrument 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 instrument 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 instrument commissioning activities for assigned systems.
    • Attend key instrument/automation equipment factory acceptance tests.
    • Requisition parts and supplies and maintain spare parts inventory.  
    • Support Coordinator in management of instrumentation 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 instrumentation 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:

    • Instrument/Electrical theory, work methods, tools and testing equipment used in the commissioning of Oil/Gas Facilities
    • Electronic Transmitters
    • Valve Positioners
    • DC Power Systems
    • Analog and Discrete Signals
    • Pneumatic Systems
    • Hart Protocol
    • Proficient in Control Logic Schemes
    • Experience with various PLC, DCS, and Fire & Gas control systems
    • PLC logic controls
    • Process Automation
    • Report writing and records maintenance.
    • Permit to work System
    • Cause and Effect logic relationships of equipment
    • Candidate must be able to manage instrument techs in the coordination of work.
    • 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 Instrumentation 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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