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Commissioning Manager

Commissioning Manager

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Commissioning Manager with extensive experience in the mining and minerals industry to be based on site in Mauritania.


  • Formulate Commissioning Plan together with Construction and Project Manager
  • Liaise with Construction and Project Manager to plan day to day running of plant commissioning
  • Liaise with the Client regarding commissioning activities
  • Communicate with vendors with regards to issues regarding commissioning of various vendor supplied materials
  • Provide updates to all vendors including installation progress, problems, and site requirements for commissioning
  • Consider the HR concerns of the commissioning team, including interviewing members of the teams
  • Manage a team of onsite commissioning crew, including delegation of various duties to the crew
  • Ensure safety standards are adhered to at all times during commissioning
  • Manage day to day of the commissioning process, from pre-commissioning inspection and check-listing, water commissioning to hot commissioning
  • Manage with the assistance of QA / QC the preparation and issuing of Commissioning Document (C1, C2, C3 forms)
  • Manage with the assistance of QA / QC the preparation and issuing of handover documents
  • Manage handover of commissioned equipment to the Client
  • Manage Plant Ramp Up and Optimization in liaison with the Process Engineer
  • Report weekly progress to Project Manager and Client

Skills / Qualifications

  • A BSC degree in Metallurgical or Chemical engineering degree or a B Tech. Diploma in Metallurgical or Chemical Engineering
  • A minimum of 15 years’ working experience in a project engineering environment, preferably within the resources / minerals processing industry in Africa
  • Advanced computer literacy skills in MS Office
  • Experience in managing relationships with clients, contractors and service providers
  • Excellent English language skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to travel locally and / or internationally, as required
  • Ability to work and live in hardship locations, as required, when visiting project sites

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 55,000 people, with revenues of around $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. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. 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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