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Lead Commissioning Engineer 1

Lead Commissioning Engineer 1

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
KW-Al Ahmadi
Department / Discipline 
Commissioning, Maintenance, Operations & Validation
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking to recruit a competent Lead Commissioning Engineer I to join our team. In this role, you will be assigned in activities, and scope of work is carried out without any significant HSE incidents. The company’s reputation is enhanced by demonstrating commitment to raising HSE standards and proposing new initiatives or improvements to enhance HSE performance throughout KOC.


  • Review and approve all contractor submitted commissioning procedures, operator training, operations and maintenance procedures
  • Maintain a good working relationship with the clients and sub-contractors' engineering representatives
  • Coordinate commissioning team activities across all projects
  • Manage site commissioning activities and provide technical assistance to the construction / commissioning team
  • Assist contractor in achieving efficient plant start up and performance testing
  • Coordinate KOC requirements for training and commissioning assistance
  • Primary contact with the project office to ensure site is in receipt of latest drawings, specifications and information
  • Assist in the resolution of technical queries arising on site during commissioning
  • Supervise vendor representatives site unite for check out / pre-commissioning of equipment and any other special testing or maintenance requirements
  • Be fully familiar with the drawings, specifications and engineering procedures of the project
  • Assist in the review and approval of sub-contractors’ method statement
  • Approve of final “as built" drawings
  • Read, understand and implement the company safety policy and the arrangements described in the company and area safety management documents
  • Review project studies and proposals for constructability and / or Construction Hazard Identification
  • Handle other duties as assigned

Skills / Qualifications

  • B.S. Engineering plus 12 years total experience, 10 years oil and gas and 5 years in a related designation
  • Self-motivated and able to clearly communicate with KOC and contractors at all levels
  • Be sufficiently competent in all disciplines to manage all aspects of plant commissioning, operation and performance testing
  • Good presentation skills and ability to provide training
  • Excellent written communication skills

Company Overview

Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.


Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.


Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.


Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

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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