• Process/Mechanical Commissioning Coordinator

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    Department / Discipline
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    Professional & Technical
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently searching for a Process/Piping Commissioning Coordinator with extensive oil and gas experience.  This position would be located in Houston, Texas.


    PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: Support client commissioning team to a successful completion and injury free activities and tasks in an office environment. This includes planning activities and procedure writing for Systems Completion scope of work.


    CRITICAL SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES: Be responsible for understanding and executing Wood’s Safety Policies and Procedures throughout all phases of the project. Personal safety awareness and team safety awareness are necessary.



    • Assist the Commissioning Manager in planning development and reporting
    • Develop commissioning and start-up procedures for assigned mechanical/process systems
    • Interact with Engineering and Operations team for input and draw from past experience and knowledge when developing procedures
    • 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  
    • Manage mechanical vendor support during the commissioning phase for the assigned systems
    • Maintain records and prepare regular and special reports on mechanical and process systems
    • Produce and maintain As-built drawings and documentation
    • Assist Operations during Offshore Start Up, Provide Operations with technical support throughout Start Up, stabilization and performance testing
    • Provide Turnover Coordinator with the required handover documentation, ensuring a smooth handover to Offshore Operations
    • 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


    QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty             satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.


    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
    • Systems Completions within process systems
    • 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 10 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, piping or rotating equipment.  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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