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Commissioning Engineer (Instruments) (W)

Commissioning Engineer (Instruments) (W)

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Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Commissioning, Maintenance, Operations & Validation
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Position Type 
Fixed Term

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood currently has a requirement on our Gas Train 5 Project for a Pre-Commissioning Engineer. This is an opportunity for you to become a valuable, well-rounded member of an experienced team, with the successful candidate taking responsibility for coordinating and managing EPC Contractor issues and deliverables on a large Gas Train project in Kuwait, for which Amec Foster Wheeler has been contracted to perform the role of Project Management Consultant.


  • Create and sustain a good team spirit within the Amec Foster Wheeler project team, KNPC, and EPC Contractor
  • Review Contractor pre-commissioning procedures and schedules
  • Monitor and review / witness site inspection and testing relating to pre-commissioning on behalf of PMC
  • Participate in project meetings and report on pre-commissioning issues
  • Participate in Subcontractor evaluations to review pre-commissioning documents and activities
  • Participate in Construction, Pre-commission reviews including vendors, spares, tools, test equipment etc.
  • Participate in project risk assessment workshops
  • Coordinate AMECFW / KNPC personnel for Participation in pre-commissioning activities at manufacturer’s facilities, including the attendance at manufacturer’s facilities for pre-commissioning activities as required
  • Support other personnel in monitoring Contractor’s work execution during the construction and pre-commissioning phase, including the participation of MC walk downs
  • Review FAT documents for data pertained to pre-commissioning execution
  • Ensure first fills, lubrication and chemicals reviews and preparation are completed
  • Monitor contractors construction, installation activities in preparation for pre-commissioning execution
  • Prepare PMC Pre Commissioning procedure and ensure compliance by PMC personnel
  • Provide input to Completions Team schedule, sequence and handover strategy

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in the oil and gas industries
  • Track record (over 10 years) experience in a PMC / EPC organization in the field of refinery / petrochemicals industries
  • 8 years’ experience in a similar position for Refinery / Petrochemical projects
  • Previous pre-commissioning experience on major projects of over US $500 million each
  • Experience and willingness to work in an overseas environment is required, as are a range of relevant qualifications in a related Engineering discipline
  • A substantial track record in overseas environments, especially the Middle East, is preferable
  • Proven strong character and self-motivated individual
  • Proven ability to engage in effective dealings with both client / owner and detail design Contractors
  • Must be able to work with the minimum of supervision and be technically strong
  • Must demonstrate project completions systems application fundamentals
  • Attention to details including the importance of milestones delivery dates
  • Understand and demonstrate collective technical integrity delivery

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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