Commissioning Site Head

Doha, Qatar

Job Reference 1197001

Location Doha, Qatar

Industry Oil & Gas - Offshore Oil

Function Commissioning

Job Type Contract

Date Added November 9, 2023


Vacancy Overview

Commissioning Site Head

Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process, and infrastructure industries. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients. With over 800 employees and 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry.

Airswift is seeking for a Commissioning Site Head to work in Qatar with a major Oil & Gas Company. 

  • To head the Project Company Commissioning Team, to assist and supervise the EPCIC Contractor activities linked to the Commissioning of 9 Wellhead Platform (WHP)) and associated Brownfield scope, in both preparation and execution phases in Onshore and Offshore.


  • To review and approve the Commissioning Management procedures (Transfer of Care and Custody, Pre-commissioning & Commissioning witnessing procedures, Transfer of Operation and Maintenance Procedure etc.,).
  • To review and approve the Commissioning Technical procedures (Relief valves Testing Procedure, Instrument Loop Testing Procedure, Critical Valve Passing Test Procedure etc.,)
  • To review and approve the Operational Test Procedures and Leak Test Packs prepared by Sub-Contractors (including ICAPS database).
  • To review technical requisitions documents including Commissioning scope (training, Com spares parts, special tools, VDR, schedule, vendor mob plan.).
  • To assist to HAZID, cybersecurity risk assessment, HAZOP, SIL, Ex Inspection / Audit, 3D 60% & 90% model reviews.
  • To coordinate the activities of the Company Commissioning Team mobilized during this period.
  • To participate or ensure Commissioning participation to FAT of major/critical equipment as required.
  • To prepare the overall Commissioning plan.

  • To promote/ensure safety within the Commissioning activities and verify that safety procedures and Permit to Work system are implemented by the Contractor Commissioning Team.
  • To witness and monitor the pre-commissioning activities performed by the Contractor and review/ Accept all “Ready for Commissioning “(RFC) dossiers.
  • To control all Commissioning activities performed by Contractor.
  • To ensure proper control of Commissioning activities (progress vs planning, punch list follow-up) and recommend any necessary corrective actions.
  • To report immediately any unexpected event that may impact the Commissioning or Start-Up of the platforms.
  • To review and approve the Commissioning dossiers (AOC) after completion of Commissioning activities and sign the AOC.
  • To review and approve the Transfer and Operation Maintenance dossiers (TOM)

  • Qualification:  bachelor’s degree or equivalent in engineering,
  • Experience: At least 15-20 years’ experience in the offshore oil & gas industry with minimum 8-10 years’ experience in a management Commissioning role, 
  • Proven track record of leadership and problem resolution.
  • Strong interpersonal and good communication skills,
  • Available for technical missions worldwide,
  • Experienced with Total General Specifications, OPERCOM and ICAPS, PRODOM and relevant codes and standards,
  • Language: Fluent English,
  • Computer literate,
  • Ability to work on projects in a complex and multicultural environment,
  • H2S OPITO and T-BOSIET trainings.


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