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Commissioning Superintendent - Naphta & Kerosene Hydrotreaters (AXENS)

Commissioning Superintendent - Naphta & Kerosene Hydrotreaters (AXENS)

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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 is currently looking for a Commissioning Superintendent with Naphta & Kerosene Hydrotreaters (AXENS) experience to join our team in Turkey on the STAR Project. The Commissioning Superintendent will report to the PMC Commissioning Manager, and are assigned to control and monitor the performance of the EPC Contractor during the whole Commissioning and Start-up phase for one major area of the Refinery.


The STAR Aegean Refinery is a greenfield complex crude oil refinery in the Izmir region with the capacity to process 214, 000 barrels of crude oil per day. It comprises various process units including Crude and Vacuum, Coker, MEROX, Hydrocracker, Diesel Hydrotreatment, Naphtha, Amines & SWS, Sulfur and CCR. This project is being executed by an EPC contractor and Wood is delivering Project Management Consultancy services to STAR for this prestige project which is expected to run until the end of 2018.


  • Ensure that EPC Contractors comply with HSE, Quality, Schedule, and Commissioning procedures in accordance with Project requirements, and monitor that adequate Safety and Commissioning Supervision resources are allocated on site during Commissioning and Start-up phases
  • Ensure safe execution of Commissioning activities through the application of Work Permit by EPC Contractor
  • Facilitate the coordination of the various interfaces between the EPC Contractor, and external third parties
  • Monitor EPC Contractors performance against agreed work schedules with support of the Discipline Supervisors
  • Coordinate and facilitate the integration of the Owner Operating personnel with EPC Contractors commissioning staff
  • Provide input and report to PMC Commissioning Manager on any schedule risks arising from deficiencies in performance of EPC Contractors, and cooperate to implement corrective action as required
  • Review and approve EPC Contractor Commissioning deliverables, and Commissioning Schedule

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree on Mechanical Engineering or Process Technology
  • 10 years’ experience on Commissioning and Start-up of large Oil & GAS Downstream Projects – Grass Root Refinery
  • Specific experience and knowledge of Naphta & Kerosene Hydrotreaters (AXENS)
  • Prior Amec Foster Wheeler or Wood experience is preferred
  • PMT or PMC experience
  • Fluent in English

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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